Santa’s getting ready to come in for a landing at Grand Velas in Mexico. Family travelers are invited to share in the season’s fun and festivities at family-friendly properties in Los Cabos, where Santa arrives by helicopter; and Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Velas Vallarta, where Santa’s memorable entrance will be made via parachute.
Teen-tailored activities include their own lounges fitted with video games, Xbox Kinect and karaoke, plus urban dance classes and dance battles, non-alcoholic mixology sessions and an Instagram Photo Tour. At Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, there’s a giant Jenga, ping pong, a climbing wall and an open-air terrace equipped with foosball and air hockey.
For younger guests, there’s the complimentary Kid’s Club, with plenty of engaging activities including Alebrijes Painting, traditional Huichol Beading, pinata-making workshops and Spanish lessons. The Kid’s Club at Los Cabos has a new treehouse theme, plus a snack bar and cinema, arts and crafts area, and an illuminated dance floor. Holiday activities include a Christmas tree lighting, caroling, Christmas performances and letter writing to Santa.
Travelers can enjoy in-suite Christmas trees, either pre-decorated or with plenty of ornaments for a family decorating session. Trees in suites at the Velas Vallarta property are arrayed with hand-crafted ornaments from the state of Michoacán guests can bring home as keepsakes. Cheerfully wrapped gifts for kids can be delivered to suites on Christmas morning, pre-selected from the resort’s online gift shop.
Ever dreamed of being a mermaid? Well, your dreams could come true on your next family trip. With March 29 National Mermaid Day, these two resorts offer experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy.
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Make Best Western your hotel of choice during spring family travels for a sweet reward. This spring, BWH Hotels offers members of its Best Western Rewards loyalty program the opportunity to earn a free night stay.
Known for its clear, vibrantly blue-green waters and varied and historic ports of call, the Adriatic is the new Mediterranean for cruise enthusiasts and family travelers. An Adriatic cruise is especially suited to multigen family trips, since it appeals to all ages with its beautiful beaches, water sports, rich marine life, historic cities, ancient archaeological sites, colorful cultures and varied cuisines. There is truly something for every traveler.
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
The Caribbean is calling, and with so many islands and destinations to choose from, family travelers are spoiled with choice. But these four Dutch Caribbean islands might just be what the family needs for an exceptional 2024 holiday.