10 of the Best Family Resorts in Europe

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March 18, 2022

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If you are planning a family holiday in Europe this year and are wondering where to take the kids, here are 10 of the Best Family Resorts in Europe.

Each of these offers family accommodation options, with child-friendly food, activities and dedicated kids’ clubs, as well as one or two me-time options for parents.

Best Family Resorts in Europe

From France to Greece, these resorts work hard to welcome families and make your holiday one to remember.

#1. Imagine Roussillon, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Exclusively designed for families with young children, Imagine Roussillon is the definitive hidden gem of family holidays.

Kids club and babysitting are always included, along with heated pools, a play park, fitness classes and a gym. In short, it’s the perfect getaway for both parents and children.

Nestled amongst vineyards and just 7 minutes’ drive from sandy Mediterranean beaches, Imagine Roussillon resides in a prestigious former wine domaine.

Once you experience Imagine Roussillon, you really won’t want to holiday anywhere else!

#2. Brittany Holiday Cottages, France

Only 30 minutes from the coast, La Lohuas Gîtes are five individual, child-friendly, stone gites that provide a relaxing, stress free setting to enjoy the simple pleasures of France with your children.

Your little ones can help feed the chickens and collect eggs which are also available along with fresh produce like milk, local ciders and camembert. There are four acres of space for the kids to play, with a grotto, pool, barn, swings, trampoline and lots more.

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#3. Hameau de Montengrand, France

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Perfect for keeping the kids occupied and ideal for adults needing to wind down, Montengrand is set in 30 acres of pasture, wild flower meadows and woodland in this unpoilt region of southern France. Located only 5 minutes away from the Mirepoix, with its beautiful mediaeval square, twice-weekly markets, cafés and restaurants.

There are ponies, sheep, chickens and guinea pigs to feed and water daily, so small helpers are always welcome, plus they cater for families with toddlers so you don’t have to pack everything.

#4. Alton Towers Resort, UK

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The famous Alton Towers is a kids’ dream to visit. With enchanted treehouses, lodges, stargazing pods, themed rooms in 3 hotels, you’ll have a range of places to stay to suit your budget.

Of course, there is also plenty to keep the kids entertained – CBeebies Land, the Waterpark, Theme Park, Extraordinary Golf and Enchanted Forest. Adults can join in too or for those who would like a little bit of child-free time out, there’s also the Spa at Alton Towers.

#5. Center Parcs, UK and Ireland

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With five Center Parcs locations across England and one in Longford, Ireland, they cater superbly for families with varying ages of children.

From adrenaline-fuelled thrills and wild adventure to creative activities and relaxing spa treatments, there’s something to suit everyone, whatever the weather, on your holiday. Parents can join in with their childrens’ activities or some, including toddlers, can be supervised giving the parents some time out.

Read what mum Caroline’s top tips for a family holiday at Center Parcs.

#6. ForteVillage, Sardinia, Italy

In the exquisite ForteVillage resort you mix luxury with relaxation plus loads of activities for your children to enjoy.

The kids have their very own Children’s Wonderland and the days of fun can be planned ahead including sports, art, writing, swimming, dancing, shows, and even their own restaurant. The adults can relax whilst their children are supervised by specially trained staff or you can plan your own fun with the kids.

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#7. Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort, Italy

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The Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort is located right on the Venice Lido beach away from the crowds in the centre of Venice so it is perfect for families with access to the beach and private cabanas.

This 5 star resort offers a seasonal kids club for 4-12 year olds giving the parents some alone time in romantic Venice. The resort has family friendly rooms and public areas plus activities for kids of all ages.

#8. Alva Park Resort & Spa, Costa Brava, Spain

The Alva Park resort is situated an hour outside Barcelona in the Costa Brava region. This luxurious resort welcomes families where every member is catered for including a complimentary kids club for 3-12 year olds.

Situated next to a beach it also has a pool, indoor golf practice range and a kids cinema plus lot of other amenities for children of all ages. Babysitting is also available so the parents can have a romantic night to themselves.

#9. Skiathos Princess Hotel, Skiathos Island, Greece

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This 5 star hotel has its own stretch of private beach with shallow waters which is ideal for children and water sports. The Skiathos Princess Hotel has two kids clubs, 6 months to 4 yrs and 4- 12 yrs, plus large family rooms and suites.

Everything, including dining, is family friendly with an indoor playroom and outdoor adventure garden. Kids can be kept occupied or family activities can be arranged exploring the island.

#10. Sani Resort, Greece

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The child-friendliness of Sani Resort, a family-run resort on the Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece is legendary. It has five hotels, with Porto Sani Village, overlooking a lovely sandy Blue Flag beach, being the best for facilities for the small ones.

The resort’s creche looks after babies of six months up to children of four years, and it has a varied and creative programme to keep everyone stimulated. With delicious menus crafted by children’s chef Annabel Karmel, your kids will be well fuelled as they explore everything Sani has to offer — from ziplining and scuba diving to tennis and water skiing.

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Published On: March 18th, 2022 / Categories: Travel / Last Updated: February 12th, 2023 / Tags: , , , , , /

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Sian Phillips is the Managing Editor of Tweak Your Biz. Sian is a qualified accountant and has an honours diploma in Journalism too. She is either content editing, accounting or writing on any given day.

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