Find the key to a drama free family holiday by keeping the kids active and entertained by the beach as they explore their sandy surroundings whilst trying new experiences. From learning to surf in Morocco to kayaking in Bali, say goodbye to boredom as Health and Fitness travel, the wellness holiday specialists, share their top ideas for active family beach holidays. Make the most of sharing new experiences with the kids or take some adult time out to relax and unwind as the little ones are entertained at the Kids Club, with everything from tennis to treasure hunts.
ITALY: FORTE VILLAGE
Luxuriate in the glorious Sardinian shores this summer and bring the family along for a fun-filled holiday at this self-contained paradise. Adults can enjoy a multitude of Thalassotherapy treatments, drawing upon the natural healing power of seawater and soothing marine mud, to benefit you with a rediscovered sense of well-being. Whilst your kids will enjoy their days participating in a wide-range of exhilarating activities from boxing and tennis to football and cycling. With its vast range of eight hotels, 21 restaurants and amenities; this healthy holiday offers something for every family.
PORTUGAL: VILALARA LONGEVITY THALASSA & MEDICAL SPA
Set on the renowned Algarve coastline of Portugal, this family friendly hotel is a haven for family fun in the sun. With direct access to Gaivotas Beach, families are never far from the abundance of water sports and beach activities, including jet skiing, surfing and diving. If you wanted to play some friendly family tournaments on a family sports holiday, make the most of the four tennis courts and five swimming pools. With spa facilities and a kid’s area, there are also great opportunities for children and parents to part ways for a few hours and unwind at their own pace.
MOROCCO: PARADIS PLAGE
Facing onto its own private beach on the southwest coastline of Morocco, experience an all-round family activity holiday with beach-front and mountain top adventures. From mountain biking and surfing lessons, to paddle boarding and kayaking, get the whole family involved with trying something new on the Agadir coastline. Treat the kids with a trip to the AquaPark 300m down the road for a day out they’ll never forget. Unwind after a busy day on your active family holiday with a French or Moroccan massage at the luxury spa, whilst the kids club keeps the little ones active with organised games and craft activities.
ST LUCIA: THE BODY HOLIDAY
This family beach holiday on the Caribbean island of St Lucia is an exclusive programme running over July and August each summer. Designed to promote a family friendly holiday vibe, The BodyHoliday aims to foster family bonding through a series of activities, including bike adventures and beach volleyball. With everything from abseiling and water sports, to tennis and healthy cooking classes, there are endless opportunities for the family to come together and have fun keeping active. To relax, mothers and daughters can enjoy special spa sessions together, with a range of beauty treatments and a dedicated teen spa menu
PORTUGAL: GALO RESORT
This beachside family resort offers affordable family holiday options catering to everyone’s active interests. Offering fun-filled family activities, such as snorkelling, horse riding and karting, there’ll never be a dull moment on this family activity holiday. With the kids’ club running throughout the summer months, take a couple of hours for yourself to enjoy the spa or the championship level golf courses, as your kids try their hand at badminton before refuelling in the pancake house. With a kids menu, family rooms, child pool and outdoor playground, you’ll find everything you need at Galo.
THAILAND: AMATARA WELLNESS RESORT
Don’t be afraid to travel further afield with the children this year, as you embark on a beachside family activity holiday in Phuket. Explore this picturesque coastal town with a bike tour or learn to cook the local delicacies, taught at the cooking workshop. After this fun-filled day, your kids can keep engaged and entertained at the kids’ club, the library or splash around in the pool. Meanwhile, you can enjoy the spa, try out stand-up paddle boarding, Tai Chi or meditation, before re-grouping for a family kayaking session.
GREECE: PORTO ELOUNDA GOLF & SPA RESORT
Designed as a fun multi-activity holiday with the whole family in mind, lessons are available for all ages in activities including tennis, golf and water sports, at this family beach retreat on the Greek island of Crete. Complete with a kids playground, vegetable garden and swimming pools, everything is taken care of at this family friendly resort, so you won’t have to worry about fussy eaters or bored kids. With a nanny service available from morning to night, parents can take time out to unwind in the luxury spa or join in with a group fitness class, from yoga and Tai Chi to water aerobics and Oriental dancing.
PORTUGAL: MARTINHAL LUXURY BEACH RESORT
Set on the western Algarve coastline within a protected natural park, this coastal resort is a beautiful beach spa destination for the entire family. Catering to all ages and interests, this family beach resort has five different kids clubs for children of different age groups, as well as five sporting academies including; surfing, windsurfing, swimming and football. For the football fans, there is also a 3 day football clinic throughout the summer months. Enjoy quality family time mountain biking, deep sea fishing or horse-riding, before Mum and Dad take some time to relax at the luxury spa with treatments inspired by the surrounding ocean.
PORTUGAL: PINE CLIFFS
Discover an active getaway for the whole family at this family beach hotel set in sunny Algarve. Overlook undisrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean as your little ones enjoy their own adventures at the in-house pirate’s children village. Master your game of tennis with coaching sessions at the renowned Annabel Croft Tennis academy while the kids are kept engaged and entertained with various activities including mini-golf, football and water ball at the Junior Club. Spend quality family time together, as you’ll dine together, at any one of the nine restaurants, all offering fresh food in charming settings.
VIETNAM: FUSION MAIA
Escape to this tropical paradise in Vietnam and get the most out of a luxury family holiday which offers world-class accommodation and high-quality service. Going above and beyond when it comes to children’s activities, this wellness retreat offers mini spa treatments and cookery classes allowing the kids to learn whilst having fun. Just a stone’s throw away from one of the most fantastic beaches in the world, enjoy a number of exciting ocean activities from water sports to local island excursions. Make it a memorable cultural experience for the kids as you let them tag along guided tours on Vietnam’s most stunning tourist spots.
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About Paul Joseph:
Wellness Travel Specialist and Entrepreneur, Paul Joseph, is the co-founder of Health and Fitness Travel, a global leader in wellness holidays worldwide. Always ahead of the curve in pioneering new health programmes that revive the soul, boost fitness or address serious health issues, the worldwide wellness tourism industry has now become a multi-billion sector, growing faster than travel in general. Paul has a wealth of PR, Marketing, Sales and Management experience in the health and tourism industry, consulting leading hotels on their wellness strategy and contributing regularly to broadcast and media interviews.
About Health and Fitness Travel:
Health and Fitness Travel is a global luxury wellness travel company that originated in the UK in 2010 and is committed to providing healthy holidays that enhance and change lives. Created by Paul Joseph and Adam Heathcote as a result of their passion for health and fitness travel and offering bespoke holidays to improve people’s well-being to lead happier and healthier lives.
Health and Fitness Travel offers clients a tailor-made seamless service with the very best health and fitness holidays, handpicked by its expert team, together with exclusive and added value packages with the best deals. As leading specialists, Health and Fitness Travel has also created their own collection of trademark healthy holidays in various destinations which include Fusion Fitness™ BodyBreaks™ and Discover Recover™, offering clients the best value and holiday experience. For more information visit: www.healthandfitnesstravel.com
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