Luxury holidays are not just for couples. Families can also indulge in outstanding accommodation, fine dining and top class service. It can be hard to choose a destination as a family as its not easy to tick all the boxes when it comes to keeping both parents and children happy. Thankfully our top tips to booking to luxury family travel will help to steer you in the right direction.

Think short haul! – Luxury does not always have to mean long haul! Shorter flights are ideal for families and there are some fantastic luxury family resorts much closer to home than you might expect. Some of our favourites include the TUI Sensatori resort in Ibiza and the Insotel Punta Prima in Majorca. Both can be reached in just a few hours, have a luxurious feel and excellent facilities for children.

Room type is important! Going on holiday as a family should be a fantastic experience for all. So think carefully before booking a holiday with the whole family in one room. Do you really want to be tiptoeing around the children’s beds in the dark and going to bed early so as not to wake them? Apartment style accommodation where there is a separate bedroom, or hotels offering suites with 2 rooms are worth seeking out! A couple of hotels with these options include the TUI Family Life Club Aura in Ibiza and the Protur Hotel Bonaire in Majorca

Entertainment for all? Happy children mean happy parents, so its important that there is plenty going on to entertain them during the day. Evening entertainment should also be family friendly. Many resorts offer mini discos and other entertainment for children early in the evening followed by an act which should entertain the grown ups too! Our favourite hotels for entertaining the whole family are the Protur Safari Park in Sa Coma, Majorca and the TUI Sensatori Resort in Tenerife.

Luxury family travel is also about the food and drink! We want more than a buffet if we are talking luxury.  Thankfully many hotels now offer a wide range of places to eat and drink from swim up snack bars to fine dining feasts. Among the best hotels for food and drink offerings are the Club Jandia Princess in Fuerteventura and the Insotel Cala Mandia Resort in Majorca.