Want to book a family holiday to remember in 2014? From sun-soaked adventure breaks and holidays on the slopes, to those filled with a little Disney magic – Thomas Cook has it all.
Exclusive to Thomas Cook customers, with a dedicated team to host your stay, FamilyWORLD hotels in Greece and Spain offer family-focused holidays with large rooms, children’s pools, play areas and kid’s menus at meal time. These breaks are particularly good for those travelling with young babies as all resorts have a convenient centre with microwave, kettle, steriliser and bottle warmer.
The largest family resort in the Mediterranean, PortAventura near Costa Daurada’s stunning child-friendly beaches is a holiday destination that fantasies are made of. The theme park here is split into six worlds meaning you can pay a virtual visit to places like China, Polynesia, the Far West and México, without even stepping foot off the resort. There’s also a waterpark, Europe’s highest rollercoaster, shows, shops restaurants – and no less than four hotels to choose from!
It’s every child’s dream – and even some adult’s – to walk through the gates of Disney and shake hands with Mickey, Minnie and the rest of the gang. Just a couple of hour’s journey time from the UK, Disneyland Paris makes it easy to make that dream come true at any time of year. There are more than 50 rides and of course the Disney shows and parades make it all the more magical.
Designed specifically with families in mind, Thomas Cook and Airtours Aquamania resorts have an amazing range of rip-roaring slides, plummeting chutes and twisting flumes to ensure your holiday is packed with fun in the sun. Many of the hotels, which can be found in destinations such as Turkey, Greece, Spain, Cyprus and Egypt, have their own on-site waterparks with free entry for hotel guests. There’s also plenty for the little ones too with activity pools and kids clubs.
There’s never a dull moment when you stay at a Sunstar resort as you’ll find everything you need to keep your family happy. Handpicked for their excellent family-friendly activities, accommodation and atmosphere, these resorts offer the whole package. From organised sport activities and games during the day to Splash Dance kids disco and Stagium rock and pop show, there’s something for every member of the family.
Whether you’re an avid skier or are new to the slopes, a skiing holiday is great for families who embrace the outdoors. Experienced ski instructors can help the kids get to grips with the sport on the nursery slopes – and mum and dad if they need it! Ideal for a family holiday, most resorts offer some sort of snow park with crèche facilities for toddlers. Andorra is a good place to start when looking for a resort, it’s home to Grandvalira the largest ski region in Southern Europe.