Traveling with kids is a unique experience. It can be a wonderful time, full of bonding and fun adventures — provided you make the right arrangements. A big factor in ensuring everyone has a great vacation is finding kid-friend locations and activities that will keep the whole family happy and entertained. When booking your hotel, you want to ensure that your children will have just as great a time as the adults. We’ve got the list of the top 5 hotels in the world to take your kids (and that you’ll love just as much as they do).
Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel, Italy
If luxury is what you live for, your whole family will adore Cavallino Bianco. This ultra-chic hotel is devoted to ensuring that all their guests have an amazing time, no matter what their age. Schedule a family horseback riding session, or sign up for a helicopter ride. For younger children, there’s a wonderful daycare that will keep them happy and entertained all day long. From snack time to nap time, they’ve got you covered so you can enjoy some peace and quiet. Older kids (and parents) can lounge by the pool or go skiing. There’s no end to the fun, and everyone is sure to have an unforgettable time.
Bahia Principe, Mexico
If you’re looking for a spot that provides endless activities for kids and adults alike, the Grand Bahia Principe is a dream come true. This picturesque spot has tons of things for kids to do in Tulum, Mexico. Children will go wild over the water park, complete with water slides and themed pools that will keep them entertained for hours. Younger kids will love the Bahia Scouts program, which lets them make new friends while cooling off in the water park or exploring the exciting nature club. Meanwhile, parents can focus on relaxing at the spa, where for an extra fee you can pamper yourself with a massage or soothing facial. There’s nowhere quite like the Grand Bahia Principe in Tulum, and after one visit your whole family will see why.
Kempinski Hotel The Dome, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
Want to spend quality time with your family and enjoy some of the best golf courses out there? Then it might be time to head over to the Turkish mediterranean coast for your next family vacation. Outfitted with simply sensational golf courses, this luxury hotel will make you feel like royalty. Kids can splash and play to their heart’s content in the pools outfitted with waterslides, an entire playground, and even a castle for them to explore. The babysitting services are unsurpassed (and there’s even milk and cookies and bedtime). While the parents enjoy dinner at one of the many gourmet restaurants, the kids will be happily snoozing after a long and busy day.
Lone Mountain Ranch, Montana
Combine the wild west with upscale luxury for the whole family with a trip to Montana. This enormous ranch provides the perfect balance of roughing it fun with elegance and relaxation. The whole family can learn about ranch life, complete with horseback riding excursions through the wild. Take the kids fishing on the picturesque lakes, and then return back to the hotel for a world-class dinner overlooking the plains. It’s a singular experience that the whole family will remember forever.
Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland
Get ready for an experience out of a fairytale. This breathtaking spot has tons of fun and unusual activities that kids will be wild about. They can learn classic falconry, rent a pony for a day (complete with riding lessons and instructions on caring for the animal), and go off-road safariing with their own guide. There’s also gundog training, golf, and an ever-changing lineup of new activities to keep everyone entertained no matter what their interests. The only problem with going is that you may never want to leave!