Six Inviting Resorts to Celebrate Family Fun this Global Day of Parents
The Global Day of Parents is celebrated around the world on 1 June to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitments to their children. Recent Booking.com research shows that being together as a family was rated as one of the most important reasons to travel* and more than half (58%) of travelers find that going on holiday with their families as one of the events that evokes the fondest memories**. To honor parents (and families) from around the world, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay has delved into its more than 28 million listings to present six beautiful places to stay for the whole family to relax, reconnect and build lasting memories.
With resorts being voted the second-most popular type of accommodation in 2017 and nearly a quarter (23%) of global travelers having stayed in one during the past year*, these gorgeous resorts have everything you need for an unforgettable stay, from relaxing spa treatments, to fun outdoor activities and games for all ages.
Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, USA
Located on the May River in South Carolina, just a short drive from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, the Montage Palmetto Bluff is a beautiful resort on 20,000 acres of land surrounded by 100 year-old oak trees. The resort’s exclusive children’s program includes a variety of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family like bike riding, hiking, river-themed games and scavenger hunts. Younger guests can even get pampered with an array of beauty treatments while their parents relax by the pool or enjoy a romantic meal at one of the resorts several dining options.
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa, San Carolos de Bariloche, Argentina
If you’re picturing a holiday that brings out the kid in everyone in your entire family, then the exclusive Patagonian resort of Llao Llao has everything needed for an unforgettable stay full of indoor and outdoor activities. Situated near the beach, the resort boasts a great selection of activities for both adults and children, including mountain biking, boating, rafting, dance lessons, ping pong and painting lessons. Overlooking Lake Moreno and Mount Tronador, the stunning outdoor infinity pool is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the warm breeze.
InterContinental Bali Resort, Jimbaran, Indonesia
A luxurious experience awaits the entire family at InterContinental Bali Resort, set on the shores of Jimbaran Bay. The resort offers rooms with Balinese artwork and a private terrace overlooking the ocean or the surrounding gardens. Guests of all ages can enjoy a game of tennis, attend yoga classes and various weekly culinary events. This kid-friendly resort features a kids’ club for little travelers to enjoy fun activities like kid-friendly spa treatments, a mini soccer field, yoga and traditional Balinese games.
Pine Cliffs Hotel, A Luxury Collection Resort, Albufeira, Portugal
Set in a stunning cliff-top location above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia da Falésia, this 5-star resort has something for all ages. Kids and teenagers can have fun at the seasonal Junior Club, which provides a variety of activities such as mini-golf and football, while parents can enjoy a refreshing cocktail by the pool. Also at the resort, the Porto Pirata children’s village is ideal for kids up to eight years old and its exciting daily activities offers the adorable kind of moments you’ll want to frame.
JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Mussoorie, India
Offering breathtaking views of the Garhwal Himalayas, this beautiful resort is home to The Den – a 12,000 square-foot kid’s club and entertainment center which offers guests of all ages bowling alley, billiards and pool tables, gaming consoles, arts and crafts, library and board games. And when you’re in the mood for some fresh air, guests young and old can experience different kinds of family friendly outdoor activities such as a hilltop-outdoor adventures activity area, putting green for golf lovers, amphitheater for showcasing cultural activities and karaoke nights, picnics and hiking trails.
Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, Broome, Australia
Overlooking the iconic Cable Beach, a long stretch of white sand along the shores of the Indian Ocean, this award-winning resort offers a beautiful setting to reconnect with nature. Surrounded by palm trees and tropical gardens, the lagoon style waterpark is a hit with kids of all ages. The resort’s mini golf course and playground are perfect for guests of all ages and will definitely keep both little and big kids entertained while on vacation.