Treat yourself and the kids to a holiday you deserve!
Family escapes are all about spending quality time with each other, making everlasting memories and unforgettable experiences.
So here are our TOP 5 countries that are ideal for a May Half Term break and great for value.
Situated on the southern part of Portugal, this beautiful region is blessed with warm weather all year round and has over 120 miles of stunning coastlines. Nestled within glorious sand, golden cliffs, small coves and sheltered rocks, there’s certainly no shortage of beaches.
Give a big wave to the sea lions and dolphins at the Zoomarine as they mesmerize you with an entertaining routine, wind down the twisting slides of Aqualand and take a leap of faith with a treetop adventure. Or simply soak in the sunshine whilst relaxing on the beach as the kids splash away and try a water sport activity… for the first time!
Just for fun: An EXTRA bonus attraction to visit is the awesome FIESA – the largest sand sculpture event in the world.
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This cosmopolitan town boasts the best of both worlds; enriched with historical culture and huge sandy beaches, travellers can enjoy the hustle and bustle of modern-day life as well as peaceful seaside moments.
Known for its artistry of fishing, tantalise your taste buds on the locally sourced authentic Spanish cuisine. Or even better why not give your little ones an experience where they learn how to catch their very first fish!
If you prefer family adventure in the fast lane then Benidorm has an array of superb attractions to offer. Including fantastic water parks and sports, the Terra Mitica theme park, mountain biking over the break-taking hills, Segway tours alongside the promenade or simply shop until you drop in the huge bazaar. The sales are unreal!
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Welcome to affordable luxury… Mallorca also known as Majorca is one of Spain’s Balearic Island in the heart of the Mediterranean. An exquisite island that offers stunning beachfront resorts, azure views, white sands, astounding coves and the ultimate relaxation for the whole family. The dramatic coastlines is also infused with ravishing beaches, blossoming vineyards and ocean views.
Venture off and enjoy a family day out exploring the spellbinding Serra de Tramuntana. Which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO under the cultural landscape category.
Other great attractions include climbing aboard the impressive train journey from Palma to Soller, on a traditional wooden carriage with bells and whistle. Or embark on an underground adventure with the Caves of Arta and step back in time as you march up the cobbles of Castell de Bellver a 14th century round town castle.
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4.) Costa del Sol
Are we dreaming? No, this place really does exist in Europe! A majestic paradise overlooking crystal clear waters and glistening horizons… Prepare to be blown away by an evanescence of beautiful landscapes, unbroken sandy beaches, cultural heritage and rich architecture. Making Costa del Sol the perfect half term getaway!
Take on new heights with a cable car journey to the summit of Mount Calamorro offering spectacular eagle-eyed views along the way. A unique environment, the dramatic mountain range is also home to diverse indigenous species.
Another exceptional activity for little ones, big kids and the young at heart to explore is the Rio, Chillar river walk. Discover a new way to admire the organic nature reserve! Hike through the Andalusia canyons and come across a series of waterfalls along the way… they give you the best natural massages!
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The largest of the Canary Islands and off the west coast of Africa, Tenerife is an extraordinary destination, fit for the royals… literally!
Fun fact: Queen Victoria used to take her vacations here in the 19th Century.
Dominated by the dormant volcano Mount Teide, it truly is a striking island filled with tropical-forestry, banana plantations, white sands, traditional colonial towns and an awe-inspiring atmosphere.
Kids and parents can enjoy exploring the mysterious Pyramids of Guimar, take a sunset cruise out into the Atlantic Ocean and go whale watching or take to the green and do a spot of golf. Plus, one of the best things about the island is that it offers a great range of family-friendly evening entertainment to continue your good times.
Whatever you’re feeling Tenerife is an ideal location to make unforgettable memories!