Lakes & Mountains for Families
Dreaming of your next family vacation? We've put together some vacations which we think are perfect for all ages - these vacations hail from all over the globe but have one thing in common: they're high up in the mountains so you know there's lots to entertain the whole family!
Journey to Zambia for an activity fuelled exploration of Zambia, first visiting the majestic Victoria Falls and then the South Luangwa National Park for an action-packed safari. After an exclusive safari experience, you’ll hop on a flight to Lake Malawi for a beach escape. This combination is ideal for intrepid families, due to it’s offering of thrilling experiences and hosted lodges that have family values in mind.
This is a superb family-friendly Peru itinerary that is perfect for active families and those looking to explore the cultural and natural highlights of this diverse country. Visit the Amazon, the Sacred Valley, the awe inspiring Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and the colonial gem of Cuzco before finishing on the surf beaches of Mancora for some rest and relaxation.
For adventurous families looking to get a little further afield, the boundless adventure playground of Argentina is the place to be. Plunge into deep blue lakes, ride bicycles through sprawling parks and grasslands, and tuck into delicious picnics under the shade of a tree. This itinerary is centerd around spending quality time together as a family. With comfortable family-friendly hotels as your base, you’ll dive into fun activities, seeing the sights of Argentina and learning new skills.
This in-depth, thrill-a-minute itinerary is just the ticket for an epic summertime vacation exploring the best of Canada’s great outdoors. Experience off-the-beaten track “cowboy country”, visit the iconic Rocky Mountains and discover some of the country’s lesser visited but arguably even more impressive National Parks.
Teenagers and parents looking for a Stateside summer vacation, full of excitement and new experiences, should look no further than this dude ranch and Rocky Mountain adventure that finishes with an injection of LA cool on the sunny California coast. From horse-riding and rodeo arena lessons, fly-fishing, biking, archery, shooting sporting clays and cooking classes to hanging out on the pontoon at the swimming pond, there's something to capture every imagination and all are included in the price of your stay.
Quite possibly the finest guest ranch in the US, the Ranch at Rock Creek brings together luxury and adventure almost seamlessly. It is set in 6,000 acres of pristine Montana wilderness just waiting to be explored. One important thing to note about The Ranch at Rock Creek, is that everything in included, from accommodation, meals, drinks and almost all the activities you do there. The staff are a real plus point – casual yet utterly attentive.
Immerse yourself in the depth and beauty of Cambodia with this varied itinerary taking in key cultural areas throughout this beautiful country. Admire the extraordinary temples of Angkor, soak up the gorgeous countryside in Battambang, revel in the buzz and energy of Siem Reap and the country’s capital Phnom Penh and relax on the stunning island of Koh Rong. With private expert guides you will be sure to get under the skin of this fascinating country.
Where the lakes meet the mountains, northern Italy offers some of the country's most magnificent scenery and is the ideal playground for families. Explore beautiful Lake Garda before escaping to the fresh mountain air of the Dolomites, where outdoor adventures await. Take in the beautiful scenery of Lake Garda, where dramatic mountains dip into the mirror-like water and try E-biking, an easy way to reach higher altitudes and admire the most incredible panoramic views across the mountains. This is the ultimate combination of activity and relaxation!
For something exhilarating and off the beaten track, head to Norway's north west coast to explore Ålesund, its surrounding fjords and the stunning Sunnmøre Alps by boat, car, helicopter and of course on foot! Beginning in Oslo this itinerary gives the perfect combination of both a city and active trip, where you can delve into the culture of Viking Norway. You will enjoy a private boat trip to the stunning Geirangerfjord and you will also go in search of puffins!
Experience the best Italy has to offer with this fun family adventure, combining both the mountains and beach with a stay in a stylish chalet in the Dolomites and finishing with a relaxing stay on the Puglian coast. You will start your family adventure in the breathtaking scenery of the Dolomites, an area you can go hiking, biking, e-Biking, climbing or visit a high ropes park - this is somewhere you will never be bored and there is something for all the family. Next, the fun continues in Puglia at the family friendly Borgo Egnazia; a small beach resort set within 20 hectares of beautiful Puglian coastline in Southern Italy.
This two week combination has all the ingredients for a perfect family vacation combining rest and relaxation in a Scott Dunn villa in the South of France followed by a week of family adventures and fresh mountain air in Chamonix in the French Alps. Each of our villas comes with a highly skilled team of staff; a chef to prepare delicious meals for you, a host to serve you drinks and ensure that your vacations is relaxing as possible and finally, a the choice of a nanny to keep the kids entertained so you can just relax. After relaxing in Provence we will whisk you away to Chammonix where you can explore the mountains on foot with a private guide, ride the rapids white water rafting, take to the skies paragliding or just enjoy the abundance of fresh, mountain air and take in your stunning surroundings.
Exuding an air of understated elegance, the Mont Cervin Palace is one of the historic hotels of Zermatt. The excellent facilities and discreet service ensure its place among The Leading Hotels of the World is well deserved. The Mont Cervin is perfectly located in the very heart of Zermatt, just a few minutes walk from the Gornergrat railway so exploring the Alps couldn't be easier by bike, foot or train.
The family run Hotel Fanes Dolomiti enjoys an amazing location overlooking the quiet village of San Cassiano and the impressive peaks of the Dolomites. Guests are given warm welcomes and nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff here. The service, food and location are all exceptional and there's lots to entertain adults and children alike.