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Tailor-made family holidays

Planning a family holiday — especially with little ones — can take a bit of extra thought. You might want a beach resort with shallow water, or a hotel where everything’s geared to families. And, if you want the family adventure that will give them something to tell their kids about, we can guide you through the best family options for everything from an African safari through to riding the bullet trains in Japan or snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef.

Our specialists know the best family choices for all our destinations and will advise on what it's like travelling in far-flung places you might not have even considered.

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Recommended destinations for a family holiday

Our specialists can help you plan your family trip, individually focusing on your tastes and interests, to the destinations below.

Our recommended family itinerary ideas

Our itinerary ideas will give you a starting point for what your trip could entail. Treat them just as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you and there are many more options available.

Destinations to suit each age group

We can advise you on the most rewarding destinations for your family, tailoring your trip specifically around the age of your children. The guides below will give you a few starting suggestions of where to consider if you have infants, school-age children or teenagers.

  • Baby on board

    Holidays with babies

    Baby-friendly holidays can seem few and far between, but with the right mix of the best family hotels and a low malaria risk, your choices might be wider than you think.

  • Kids attempting the one-legged rowing technique on Inle Lake

    Holidays with toddlers

    Toddler-friendly holidays can be had all around the world depending on how far you are willing to travel. Let your toddler paddle in the warm waters of the South Pacific or meet the wildlife of Costa Rica.

  • Family safari, Laikipia Wilderness Camp

    Holidays with children

    Thanks to regular flights and superb family hotel options, child-friendly holiday destinations are now more wide-ranging than ever. Explore the ancient Pyramids of Egypt or snorkel in the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Japanese Snow Monkeys, Yudanaka Onsen

    Holidays with teenagers

    If you are planning a family holiday with teenagers, almost any destination can be considered. Go on a 4x4 adventure in Oman or get off the beaten track in Panama.

Our expert guides to choosing your family holiday

Penned by our specialists from their own travels, these guides aim to inspire you with suggestions of where to spend your holiday. Giving tips for what to experience and recommendations for where to stay, we share our ideas for the best destinations to consider.

  • Cheetah cubs

    Luxury family holidays

    If you're looking for a bit of luxury on your next family holiday, a number of our destinations will fit the bill perfectly. From luxury family hotels to privately guided tours, we can make your next family holiday extra special.

  • Traffic jam, Oman

    Family adventure holidays

    Whether you want to search for orangutan in the rainforests of Borneo or have a 4x4 adventure in the deserts of Oman, we've numerous ideas for adventure holidays to take your family on.

  • Family walk, Acacia House, Masai Mara

    Family safari holidays

    Create your perfect family holiday with Audley. View our selected itineraries and hotels, specifically chosen with family needs and interests in mind.

  • Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

    Ideas by school holiday

    We suggest the best destinations to visit on an Audley tailor-made holiday, depending on the time of year and particular school holiday.

  • Niagara Falls

    Malaria-free destinations

    When planning a holiday with the family, one of the most important aspects to consider for many parents is the risk of malaria. Use our malaria map to discover malaria-free countries great for a holiday with the kids.

  • Child Friendly Activity, Savanna Private Game Reserve,The Sabi Sand Wildtuin

    Travel tips for families

    When you travel with kids there are a number of tips and tricks to take into account to make sure your journey is as easy and stress-free as possible.