Vacation Ideas for Families with Babies, Toddlers

Get the most out of your family vacation with equal parts quality time and me time at the Manoir La Croix de La Jugie in Saint-Priest-Ligoure, France. The &Breathe Post-Natal Retreat is perfect for new parents looking to ease back into daily life and routine with health, wellness and self care.

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For €2,000–2,800 per family of two adults and one baby, 18 months old and younger, enjoy seven days of specifically designed activities for new parents and single moms.

The all-inclusive retreat includes all meals and drinks, accommodations on the 18th-century estate, daily fitness classes, a babysitter for a four-hour night out, hotel transfers, a personalized fitness plan, health tips, a wellbeing and identity reading list, recipe cards with shopping list and a welcome goody bag.

Moms, indulge in some self-love and care during the program’s two fitness classes while dads receive one dedicated fitness day, mid-week — on mom’s rest day. Each parent receives one personal training session and one massage, with the option to add on and customize the retreat as you go.

While the new moms go workout, dads enjoy bonding time with their baby with any assistance desired from on-site healthcare professionals.

For families with two children five years old or younger, head to the Toddler Plus retreat. Prices range from €2,350–2,950 per family of four and includes accommodations, all meals and drinks, two fitness classes per day for both parents, one excursion, childcare for a night out and during workouts, age-appropriate activities for the kids, goody bags and various add-on options.

There will be maternity nursing or baby coach consultations available as well as a Happiness Coach with meditation sessions. Enjoy the personalized exercise consultation and fitness plan to keep up the healthy transition after the retreat.

Check out the site’s updated schedule for fall sessions, or plan a custom trip with exclusive booking options. Take time to slow down and regain control of fast-paced family changes and enjoy a week of healthy meals, daily exercises, wellness coaching and pampering. Head back into the world with your growing family, feeling refreshed and reinvigorated.