Last Minute Half Term Getaways

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So you’ve put away a few too many mince pies over the festivities – well let’s face it…who hasn’t? After a build up of what seems like an age, Christmas is over in a flash! Most of us have gone back to work, and the kids have reluctantly returned to school, but don’t fear – a silver lining could be near. Here are some of the best travel deals and top family-friendly hotels for the February half term.

The Best Holiday Deals for Families

Everyone loves a family holiday. It’s a chance to spend quality time with your loved ones and also create memories that will last a lifetime. Fortunately, school holidays don’t need to mean expensive. There’s a wide choice of fantastic top family-friendly hotels in the most popular holiday destinations, such as Spain, Greece and Turkey.

Top Family-Friendly hotels and Holidays with Kids Clubs

A good kids club will keep your little ones entertained all day long. With fun activities to keep them active and out of mischief, they’ll also love making new friends. Best of all, you can enjoy some relaxing pool time knowing the kids are in safe hands.

Zafiro Tropic is set on Mallorca and offers 4-star accommodation. It has several pools, a fitness centre and miniature golf, and is situated a short drive from Alcudia and Pollenca. Apartments are designed with families in mind, and there’s a fantastic kids club and pool. The location provides convenient access to many attractions, and the friendly staff at the tour desk can help organise activities.


Making a Splash at the Water Park

A water park means one thing – fun! With plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy, the little ones (and bigger ones) won’t have time to get bored.

Rubber ring in the pool, top family-friendly hotels

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Why not check out Water Park in Faliraki, Greece? It’s one of the biggest water parks in Europe, and your ticket includes transfers from Rhodes Town. You can easily spend the full day there on the many extreme water slides, wave pools and Jacuzzis. There are lots of nearby hotels, such as the Miva Sea View. Situated in the beautiful countryside, the hotel is a 30-minute drive from Diagoras International Airport. It’s also just a short drive to Rhodes City. Furthermore, the apartments are spacious, and great for families.

Perfect Beach Holidays

If sun, sea and sand are what you’re after, there are lots of fantastically cheap deals out there. Enjoy top resorts located close to favourite family-friendly beaches (without scrimping on quality). Let’s face it, nothing beats the feeling of stepping straight out of your hotel room and feeling the sand between your toes.

For family-friendly luxury, there’s the 5-star Akra Antalya in Turkey. Recently refurbished, it offers all modern amenities, in addition to a private beach, an infinity pool and a rooftop terrace. Popular facilities, such as a sauna and free Wi-Fi, make for an enjoyable stay.

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If Spain’s more your cup of tea, the Melia Jardines del Teide is a great choice. Situated on Tenerife, this 4-star family-friendly hotel offers excellent facilities. It offers an all-inclusive meal plan to help you stick to your budget. It’s also within walking distance of Adeje’s well-known attractions and landmarks.


Top Family-Friendly Hotels Cool Enough for Teens

They won’t want to admit it, but teenagers actually do enjoy their family holidays. Depending on their age, they’ll want excitement, plenty of food, and maybe the option to sample the local nightlife. Many top family-friendly hotels offer evening entertainment, in addition to sports facilities, pools and spas, and the option to organise day trips and excursions. Here are some great hotels to keep even the most stubborn of teenagers entertained.

The Beverly Park Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria. It features outdoor tennis courts, a pool and a Jacuzzi. There are a range of amenities on offer, such as a rooftop terrace, a sauna, bicycle rental and miniature golf. Also, the helpful staff at the tour desk are available to book and organise activities.

The Ponent Mar Apartahotel on Mallorca provides 4-star facilities, with many of the apartments geared towards families. It is also within walking distance of Palma Nova’s well-known tourist attractions. Furthermore, guests can take advantage of the activities available, such as bicycle rental, a playground and a sauna. It also has a gym with a swimming pool. Those staying at the hotel can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant. Guests are also able to try one of the various bars and cafés in the local area. This is an ideal place to discover Palma Aquarium and The Pirates Adventure. Palma de Mallorca is also located an easy car ride from the property, as is the lively area of Magaluf.

There are so many options for some half term fun in the sun. Browse the best travel deals and top family-friendly hotels here on Made4Travel.

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