Italy Travel Guides
There’s a reason we can’t stop ourselves travelling to Italy time and time again, it’s simply mesmerising. Each time we visit, our specialists uncover new hidden gems and grow their knowledge even more, and we’re on hand to impart that wisdom to anyone with Italy on their bucket lists. We’ve put together a selection of travel guides to ensure you make the most of your trip to Italy, from the dishes you cannot leave without tasting to the best way to explore the many Roman sites.
Italy truly does have it all for families. Each region offers something unique and exciting. Whether you’re soaking up the Mediterranean landscape of the Amalfi on a road trip or learning about ancient culture and fascinating history in Rome, there’s something to keep every member of the family thoroughly entertained. At Scott Dunn, we can customise any region of Italy to suit your family’s interests and needs. If you can dream it, we can do it.
Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, and it’s clear why. It’s packed with charming cities full of history and culture, world-famous art and fashion, stunning landscapes from the Amalfi Coast to the rolling hills of Tuscany and perhaps most beloved, spectacular food. Each diverse region offers something new and exciting to explore, and we know the best places to go with teens no matter their interest.
From glittering Lake Como to the rolling Tuscan hills, the romantic Amalfi Coast to the ancient monuments of Rome; Italy has so much to offer. Art, architecture, history, fashion, fine wine and good food intermingle so effortlessly. Our European travel specialists recommend just a few of their favourite spots to enjoy this magnificent country.
Set on a beautiful beach overlooking the Ionian Sea, The Romanos at Costa Navarino offers luxury family-friendly accommodation with a great selection of room choices, fantastic watersports, activities and Spa. Our renowned Explorers kids club uses all the facilities with the bonus of trips to the beach, nature hunts and on-site aqua park and splash pool.
Daios Cove is a 5* hotel boasting a spectacular setting on a private sandy bay in Crete. Luxury contemporary villas and suites with private pools, great facilities and an exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers kids club, it's a perfect family destination. A real highlight is the Happy Divers Dive School which our Pioneers can enjoy.
Eagles Resort is an unpretentious, traditional family run hotel on the Halkidiki Peninsula. Offering fantastic accommodation, suitable for families on its own stretch of long sandy beach. Our Explorers kids club, based in two separate specially designed areas, offers unique and engaging childcare, along with our popular Aqua watersports programme down at the beach.
Almyra is a 5* contemporary chic hotel set amongst eight acres of beautifully landscaped gardens within walking distance of the historic town of Paphos. Wonderful sea views, four excellent restaurants, Explorers kids club and superb facilities make Almyra a perfect family-oriented luxury hotel.
World renowned as one of the most exclusive and beautiful 5* spa hotels, Anassa offers ultimate luxury located in a secluded bay in western Cyprus. Anassa's family friendly atmosphere along with our Explorers kids club, where children can visit the secret garden, go on beach trips and try out watersports making it the perfect family destination.
South coast, Mauritius
Catering for children aged 4 months to 11 years, our club is a purpose built facility that provides a host of activities across 4 age groups, specifically designed to be fun, engaging and educational. Our Explorers Kids Clubs aim to make the most of the destination and really showcase the wonderful environment that Mauritius provides.
Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
Niyama Private Islands
Niyama Private Islands is a luxury 5* Indian Ocean resort set on two pristine islands on the Dhaalu Atoll in the Maldives. With exceptional watersports, our Explorers kids club and a sense of privacy, Niyama is perfect for families. The Explorers kids club makes the most of the destination and gives children the chance to explore the grounds, see dolphins and plant coconut trees.
Surrounded by pine trees and overlooking a glorious sandy beach in the Algarve, Pine Cliffs Resort is a perfect destination and has been a firm family favourite for years. Offering a huge array of activities which the Explorers Kids Club can take advantage of, including golf, kids pool, tennis courts and Mimo cookery school.
Courchevel 1650, France
Set on the slopes at Courchevel 1650, Portetta is a superb ski-in ski-out hotel for a luxury family ski holiday, there are also four catered luxury mountain lodges with their own spas. Our mini Explorers kids club is exclusively for Scott Dunn guests staying at the hotel.
Val d'Isère, France
Set in world famous Val d'Isère, your children can enjoy all sorts of exciting activities at our purpose-built kids club. It is run by our fully qualified nannies exclusively for Scott Dunn chalet and hotel guests in the resort and offers flexible childcare designed which can wrap around ski school. Innovative activities get the children out and about having fun in in the snow.