You’ve worked hard all winter, your bones are cold and creaky, your skin’s more ghost than god/goddess and you’re due a well-earned break sparkling in the sunshine… cue your summer holiday!
If you’ve got children then finding some time to yourself, even whilst on holiday, can be a rare and wondrous thing. We’ve found some of the loveliest hotels with the best kids’ clubs out there so that you can relax and recuperate happy in the knowledge that your kids are well looked after whilst you unwind, bask in the sun like a happy coconut and enjoy a well-deserved cocktail or two.
The Sol Milanos Pinguinos is located right on the beautiful Son Bou beach in Menorca. It has two kids’ clubs to offer, Baby Rock nursery (8months – 4 years) and the Mini Club (5 – 12 years). This hotel has a fun themed area dedicated to the Flintstones and this ties in to the range of activities available for kids. Think games, arts and crafts, sports activities (such as zip wire and trampolines) and rehearsals for evening shows. The Sol Milanos Pinguinos has plenty of activities available for parents to enjoy whilst the kids are entertained elsewhere, including two beautiful pools – perfect! You can also currently save 10% on your family holiday and there are free kids’ places available!
The Abama hotel in Gula de Isora, Tenerife, boasts the fantastic Club Abami. The Club welcomes children between the ages of 4 and 12 and has plenty of indoor and outdoor space. It has eight different zones to nurture and excite your kids and activities range from arts and crafts to local wildlife, from theatrical skills to astronomy. The space is designed to encourage interaction and inspiration for your children, with vibrant colours and bright, oversized furniture. As well as these more stimulating and challenging activities there are plenty of relaxing ones on offer: books, games consoles, movies and talent shows. Interesting, exciting and diverse, Club Abami will provide hours of excitement and engagement for your child whilst you can relax at the spa, in Abama’s pools or even on the golf course.
The Princess Yaiza Hotel in Lanzarote has created a space designed specially for children called Kikoland. Children aged 3 years and over are supervised by entertainers in this 10000 sqm area which includes 2 children’s pools, different game areas for different ages and a variety of sports activities. There’s a theatre, shows a-plenty and mini discos! Adults can relax at the spa, indulge in one of 4 adult pools (including a seawater pool) and meander around the shops in the Boulevard Yaiza.
The Sandos Caracol Eco Resort and Spa Riveria in Mexico has a supervised Kids’ Club which offers movies, sports, crafts, a playground and Eco activities. There is also a Teens Activity Program (with music, pool tables and beach activities) and a Baby Club. Combine these with a Kids’ Aquapark, a family swimming area, nightly entertainment and activities such as sandcastle building and every member of your family is guaranteed a fun filled holiday.