Postcard Crete: where to find the dreamiest beaches, villages & cultural treasures
Travelling on the continent as a family can be a challenge, especially when it come to finding family friendly hotels. Taking a campervan or caravan and making it a road trip is one option. Packing your tents and camping gear quite another. However, if luxury is at the top of your list and historical buildings second we have the perfect hotel choices for you, featuring activities such as horse riding, boating and swimming.
The Y Talbot has been looking after families for a very long time and strikes an excellent balance between child-friendliness and adult relaxation. Ideal for children the hotel is a traditional country inn with lots of family activities such as crafts, hiking, swimming and horse riding. The rooms are spacious and the restaurant serves some of the best local meals in a recently refurbished restaurant.
Ballymoe House is a farm country house accommodation located in County Cork and offers a family friendly getaway. The fact that the hotel is family run business makes this an ideal family hotel and is famous for its excellent hospitality and outdoor activities. With over 400 acres of land to explore in addition to the children’s play area, tennis courts and babysitting services also available. Cooking classes are also run on site which adults can enjoy while the kids are being looked after. The food served in the restaurant is produced on the farm which makes it a very sustainable hotel too.
Moving on across the Channel onto the continent, France offers some of Europe’s best family holiday destinations. Chateau Meyre is a 4 star located just a few minutes away from Bordeaux, ideal location for the wine lover. You can enjoy wine tasting while the kids take part in swimming or horse riding activities. Spacious rooms and the gardens provides a relaxed environment where children can play and adults can relax.
The Sola Strand hotel has been welcoming families for nearly 100 years. A beach hotel, not only is the hotel itself an attraction, its location makes it a prefered choice for families seeking a seaside holiday. The hotel’s historical features have been maintained as the hotel has been modernised over the years. There is a whole host of activities for the entire family to participate in other than just relaxing on the beach. These include diving, golf, hiking, sailing, swimming, wine tasting for the adults.
Wherever you have in mind for your next holiday in Europe, there are over 100 hotels for you to choose from. These are carefully chosen family friendly hotels who have been receiving and looking after families for a very long time. A great family hotel has a lot of space to explore as well as family friendly activities such as days out, hiking and horse riding to keep the young ones entertained. Not to forget that parents need their grown up fun too, anything from sauna, swimming pool or wellness centre. The Historic Hotels of Europe make vacations not only fun but educational too. These properties have a lot of history and culture attached to them and you can learn about it when you visit. To book your family vacation today visit the Hotels Finder page and choose family under the activities tab. We look forward to welcoming you and your family soon.