Exploring the city of Luxor is as close to quintessential Egypt as it gets. Sitting along the east bank of the Nile River, the city of Luxor offers all the desert sands, ancient sites and royal tombs you can handle — surrounded by a mix of opulent architecture and authentic eateries.
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Close-up view of the Eiffel Tower. Landscaped gardens. An indoor swimming pool. Vegetarian and vegan wellness menus. And a butler and babysitting services. Oh yes, the elegant and sophisticated, 5-star Shangri-La Hotel welcomes families in regal style. The cast-iron gateway, the imposing porte-cochere, the domed foyer and grand stairway at this Monument Historique feels like the magnificent 19th-century family palace it was built to be for Prince Roland Bonaparte, grand-nephew of Napoleon. (The learned aristocrat, world traveler and passionate botanist entertained the leading minds of the early 20th century there.)
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If a girl’s getaway to Croatia on a private yacht with luxury amenities left, right and center is your idea of a family trip, we have the itinerary for you. The professionals at Cox & Kings know how to treat a lady (and groups of them) with an eight-day, seven-night journey through the scenic islands of Mljet, Korcula, Hvar and Vis, before ending in Split. Fly into Dubrovnik with your girls and set sail on the incredible Adriatic Sea.