Luxury Family Holidays
Travelling through the eyes of a child is magical, giving you the chance to share extraordinary experiences together that you’ll talk about for years to come. Whether it’s spying a sleuthing leopard on an incredible African safari, watching your toddler play in powdery-soft snow for the first time while skiing, or making baby footprints on ocean-kissed sands... At Scott Dunn, we promise luxury family holidays you’ll never forget.
Our tailor-made family holidays are designed uniquely to you, and you can rest easy knowing we’ll have every little thing considered to ensure your trip runs smoothly. Whether it’s a cot bed ready for your arrival at the hotel, or a kids activity day planned at one of our Explorers Kids Clubs - so mum and dad can indulge in a pampering spa day.
Our passionate team can book everything you need to ensure a stress-free, fun-filled family holiday - offering childcare through to bespoke adventure days for teens. Needless to say, our tailor-made luxury holidays guarantee smiles all round.
Europe is a treasure trove of fabulous family destinations. With a short travel time and minimal change in time-zone, calm shallow waters and enticing climate, it ticks all the boxes when travelling with children.
Thinking of a memorable holiday with the whole family? Here are some fantastic ideas that allow Granny and Grandpa to enjoy their time away just as much as the junior members of the family. They offer the right balance of activities, culture and relaxation to appeal to everyone. From villas with separate annexes to stunning safari lodges that can accommodate larger groups – if anything catches your eye, contact our travel specialists to start planning your family escape.
Family beach holidays are one of the very best type of holidays with a young family. With so much to see and do, it is a win win for everyone involved. Choose from our portfolio of luxury beach resort hotels with our exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers Kids Clubs or hotels with their own kid’s clubs, there is something to suit every family.
From the warm sands of the Mediterranean Sea to the crystal-clear water of the Indian Ocean, we’ve vetted the best hotels with kids' clubs for you and your family.
Here at Scott Dunn we send families of all ages to Africa – the thrill of seeing animals in the wild is every child’s dream! But where and what to choose for the different age groups can be confusing, so we hope to give you some help and guidance below.
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Why Choose a Scott Dunn Luxury Family Holiday?
When it comes to creating bespoke luxury family holidays for you and your loved ones, our job doesn’t stop once the booking is done. We’re constantly striving to be in the know and finding new hotels, destinations, and experiences for your family to enjoy for years to come, and when your trip is done, we’re eagerly awaiting to hear back so we can continue to make your tailor-made trips even better.
The Best Destinations for a Holiday with Kids
Looking for an adventure for the whole family, but not quite sure where to go? Excitement awaits at some of our favourite destinations below. Our all inclusive family holiday destinations offer something for every young guest; teens will love trekking through uncharted terrain in the jungles of Costa Rica and learning to surf in glistening azure waters, while soft, white beaches and shallow play pools beckon sandy toes in Greece and the Med...
Exquisite islands, beautiful coastline, ancient stories and delicious food all play their part in the worldwide appeal of Greece.
Val d’Isère, France
From the famous ‘La Face’ black run to the fabulous après-ski scene, the ski resort of Val d’Isère in the French Alps is a pleasing mix of superb skiing and lively chic.
Costa Rica, Central America
Known as the ’Rich Coast’, Costa Rica is a land of mist-shrouded cloud forests, rivers, wild beaches, exotic wildlife and majestic volcanoes.
South Africa, Africa
South Africa is one of the most beautiful and varied countries on the planet; there truly is something for everyone here.
Sri Lanka, Asia
Sri Lanka simply has it all: tropical beaches, cooler mountainous, monumental waterfalls, incredible wildlife, tea plantations, fabulous food and diverse culture featuring time old ancient sites.
Croatia is a beautiful country where sparkling blue waters lap against rocky coves, picturesque ports bustle with fisherman, and exquisite seafood is served in the local restaurants.
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The Best Hotels and Itineraries For Family Holidays
Travelling with little ones can be stressful, but rest assured our specialist travel experts will take away the hassle when it comes to finding your accommodation. From five star hotels with exclusive kids clubs sure to enthrall little travellers, to breathtaking villas with private pools ideal for toddlers to splash around in. Let us bring the magic of travel to your family, while you make the memories.
Borgo Egnazia is one of the Mediterranean’s most luxurious hotels. Set within 20 hectares along the Puglian coast of Southern Italy, it's perfect for couples as well as families wanting to take advantage of the well-appointed children's club.
GBP £2,000 per person
Verdura Resort, a Rocco Forte Hotel
Set on the rugged coastline of southern Sicily, Verdura Resort is a stylish and luxurious Rocco Forte property. With extensive grounds, first class facilities, renowned Rocco Forte Spa and exceptional service, it's perfect for families.
GBP £1,300 per person
Six Senses Kaplankaya
Kaplankaya, Bodrum, Turkey
Overlooking the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea on Turkey’s west coast, Six Senses Kaplankaya is a beautiful resort which caters to families and couples and is ideally placed for exploring the region’s impressive archaeological sites and coastline.
GBP £1,900 per person for 7 nights
Porto Zante Villas & Spa
Porto Zante Villas & Spa is an elegant award-winning villa resort on the beautiful island of Zakynthos, and a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Each villa has private beach access and a private pool making it ideal for couples and families.
GBP £3,600 per person
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort
Elounda, Crete, Greece
Blue Palace is a stylishly designed hotel with views out towards the island of Spinalonga. The ultra-chic Thalassotherapy Spa, fantastic watersports and award-winning restaurants make the perfect luxury hideaway for both couples and families.
GBP £1,300 per person
Belmond La Residencia
Belmond La Residencia is a luxurious boutique hotel ideal for both couples and families, tucked away in the foothills of the Serra Tramuntana mountains on Mallorca's breathtaking north-west coast and walking distance to the idyllic village of Deia.
GBP £2,100 Per person
Family Fun in South Africa
The Waterberg, Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Cape Town & Hermanus
For intrepid families looking for something extraordinary and wanting to spend quality time together, South Africa is the place to be. Canter into the wilderness on horseback, encountering wildlife with a unique perspective. Let your excitement wander through Mashatu, an off-grid game reserve and admire big cats and elephants. Gaze out over the...
GBP £8,100 pp
Family Fun in Southern Spain
Seville & Estepona
Spend a week in southern Spain, combining the vibrant culture of Seville with the tranquillity of the Andalucian countryside, in this itinerary ideal for families. After exploring Seville’s bustling Moorish streets, revel in the scenic landscapes of rural Andalucia and the beautiful beaches of the south coast.
GBP £3,300 pp
Family Fun in Sweden
Stockholm & Swedish Lapland
The ultimate winter wonderland and perfect playground to fuel the imaginations of the young and young at heart, Sweden ticks all the boxes for a fun-packed family adventure. Spend action-packed days whizzing through snow-draped pine forests on a sleigh led by huskies, mastering winter survival skills for life above the Arctic Circle and searching...
GBP £4,400 pp
Family Fun in the Greek Islands
Athens, Sifnos, Paros & Vouliagmeni
Greece is a fantastic destination for families to explore, with history, culture and beautiful beaches in abundance, there is something to suit children of all ages. Travel from Athens to some of the more authentic islands in the Cyclades, taking in the spectacular scenery and ancient traditions of Sifnos and Paros, before relaxing in the ultimate...
GBP £5,500 pp
Family Fun in Turkey
Istanbul & Bodrum
This dual-centre itinerary is perfect for those looking for a combination of culture and relaxation, city and beach and would make a fantastic first visit to Turkey for all the family to enjoy. Delving deep into the delights of Istanbul you’ll visit the Grand Bazaar, discover the history of the Ottoman empire and visit beautiful palaces and...
GBP £7,700 pp
A magical trip to visit Father Christmas
A trip to Finnish Lapland is an unforgettable experience full of treasured memories you will keep for a lifetime. Here, we bring the fairy-tale stories of Lapland to life with enchanting encounters with elves, reindeer, huskies and of course, Father Christmas.
GBP £7,000 pp
France by luxury barge
Lyon, South of France & Provence
Discover the waterways, canals and rivers of rural France in style on board a luxury barge. This itinerary offers a unique way to see France’s spectacularly beautiful countryside. The Barges operate from April to October on a variety of routes through Languedoc-Roussillon, Burgundy, Provence, Franche-Comté and the Rhône. Sleeping from four to...
GBP £7,900 pp
Dolomites & Greece for Families
Dolomites & Costa Navarino
An active summer family holiday, combining a week in the Italian Dolomites with a week on the Peloponnese peninsula, staying on the state of the art family resort of Costa Navarino.
GBP £5,800 pp
Galapagos & Ecuador with Kids
Quito, Galapagos and Otavalo
For a truly memorable family holiday, this trip taking in both Ecuador’s urban and rural charms, along with the magical wildlife wonderland of the Galapagos Islands, is a fabulous, shared experience for all ages, tastes, and interests. Stand in the Middle of the World, swim with sea lions and turtles, trek volcanic landscapes and enjoy exploring...
GBP £7,800 pp
Family Holiday Guides and Inspiration
Ready to dive into a world of travel inspiration that will change the way you see family holidays? Then read our guides, and let your imagination wander...