Luxury Family Vacations

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Julie Wolfson

From extravagant resorts to first class adventures, the globe is filled with options for luxury family vacations. First step, map out an experience that will delight every family member. Take into consideration the season and explore a place in the world that both kids and adults will remember forever.


Luxury Family Vacations: Visit an Underwater World
Atlantis Luxury Resort & Casino, Paradise Island Bahamas

With an enormous underwater world and comprehensive kids programming for all ages, Atlantis in the Bahamas may just be the closest thing to paradise children and their parents will ever find on earth. Beaches, fountains, waterfalls, waterslides, swimming pools, and ancient ruins make Atlantis a magical destination for families. There are many luxurious suites to choose from in the Royal Towers and more posh accommodations at The Cove and The Reef.

Luxury Family Vacations: Hello Hollywood
Suite Drive at The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

If you have teenagers who love cars and love to shop, then head to Beverly Hills and book one of the luxury suites at The Four Seasons on Doheny. To ensure your Los Angeles adventure has a lifestyle of the movie star, your palatial suite will come with a rental of a Rolls Royce or other high octane sports car. Enjoy some celeb spotting at the hotel and around town from the best location in the city. Stroll and shop in Beverly Hills, then take your Ferrari or Mercedes AMG to the beach or downtown to enjoy one of the best new restaurants. This big city adventure is sure to delight all the kids in your family especially the teens who have long outgrown resort kids clubs.

Luxury Family Vacations: Adventuring in Africa
African Safaris with Ambercrombie & Kent

Kids love animals and Africa is full of them. Luxury travel company Ambercrombie & Kent will customize a lavish wildlife experience with mobile tented camps in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mali. While your Ambercrombie & Kent guide and team takes care of all of the details, you will wake up every day to a new site and sounds. Though it may be difficult to narrow down the many options, each Africa adventure offers views wildlife and natural splendors to see the rich natural beauty of Africa.

Luxury Family Vacations: Buy a second home in a tropical paradise
The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences

For some families, their goal for traveling with kids is to have as few unknowns as possible. Many families enjoy visiting the same place year after year to have the comfort level of returning the the same vacation spot. This may be the time to think about a vacation property. The Ritz-Carlton Club in Maui is an oasis of calm and beauty. Buy a unit and enjoy all of the amenities of the club property as well at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hotel. Once you are in Kapalua, beach, pools, tennis, golf, snorkeling, scuba, ziplining, spa and more are available to accommodate each family member's interests. And of course it's Hawaii, such a great place to just sit back, relax, and breathe in the fresh island air.

Luxury Family Vacations: Explore the World
Make a dream come true

The many options in this category just ask parents to be creative. Thinks about your child's hopes and dreams and make them come true on vacation. Anyone can book a hotel and swim and relax, but maybe your child loves horses and would be thrilled to visit a ranch. Book a delux suite at Alisal. A budding artist would find a trip to the museums of Paris inspiring. Stay in the Presidential, Louis XV or Leonard Berstein suite at the Hotel de Crillon. For a wildlife loving future biologist, charter a yacht from Blue Parallel to see the Galapagos. If your child is studying Japanese, visit Tokyo. Stay on 53rd floor the Club level of The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, to marvel at the view (often you can see Mount Fuji) then head into the bustling metropolis to explore the shrines, gardens, museums and more. The options are limitless. Planning a trip to explore a special passion...priceless.
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