Holidaying with your children or as an extended family can be one of the most rewarding of lifetime experiences, both in terms of sharing the sense of wonder and adventure of being in a beautiful and fascinating part of the world, as well as for the simple attraction of spending quality time with your loved ones.

Advance organisation is paramount however to ensure that your trip runs smoothly, especially when travelling with very young children, and this is the area where we can assist you.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing half term break on the beaches of East Africa or the Middle East, a longer safari or cultural holiday in Africa, India or South America, or perhaps a special reunion or anniversary celebration in a private camp or villa, then we are here to offer you impartial advice and help you arrange a holiday that you will remember forever.

Start planning your Family holiday by getting in touch with one of our travel experts on 01905 731373.

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Family Safari Holidays

Botswana will provide the ultimate unforgettable family holiday and some of Africa’s most stunning wildlife viewing. Highlights include a traditional hunt with the Kalahari San Bushmen, or game viewing by elephant, horseback or canoe in the Okavango Delta and fishing for tiger fish on the Okavango River.

For a family safari, one of the best options in Africa is Zambia. Your family adventure can follow in the footsteps of the legendary explorers of a by-gone era and travel to the heart of truly wild Africa for some fantastic game viewing. You could safari by canoe on the Zambezi River and then marvel at the awe-sinpiring Victoria Falls.

Other great family safari destinations include: Tanzania, Kenya & South Africa

Family Beach Holidays



Mauritius is surrounded by beautiful coral reefs alive with oceanic wonders and strips of classic white beach. This is a perfect family destination with wonderful watersports including sailing, waterskiing, snorkelling and scuba diving off the beaches amongst shoals of colourful reef fish and exploring the island with visits to vibrant markets, lively towns or even out to see the waterfall and coloured earths at Chamarel.

For the ultimate in luxury family holidays head to the powder-white sand beaches and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Highlights include island hopping by speed boat and snorkelling off beaches amongst dazzling corals and reef fish as well as sailing, windsurfing and line fishing by boat. The Maldives offer a host of fabulous beach resorts located on remote atolls – hideaway bliss !

Other great family beach holiday destinations include: Sri Lanka, Seychelles & Oman

Family Adventure Holidays



Costa Rica is a lush and colourful tropical paradise and a perfect family destination. The beaches are wonderful and varied as the country is blessed with the Caribbean one side and Pacific Ocean on the other. The opportunities for some adventure are boundless such as turtle and whale watching, white water rafting and thrilling zip-lines through the Cloud Forest!

Your children can marvel at a treasure chest of nature’s most enticing wonders and go by boat following Charles Darwin’s discovery around the Galapagos Islands. An adventure into the Amazon rainforest to see the incredible biodiversity and indigenous communities is also a once in a lifetime experience.

Other great family adventure holiday destinations include: Vietnam, Argentina, South Africa & Sri Lanka

Cultural Family Holidays

Egypt offers the perfect family holiday and is quite simply a living museum with an astonishing wealth of history that never ceases to amaze those who visit this exotic melting pot of cultures and traditions. Your family can horseback ride to the great Pyramids & Sphinx of Giza, sail on the Nile and then enjoy a few days relaxing on the sandy beaches of the Red Sea.

Vietnam offers a rich cultural heritage and diversity with acres of emerald green paddy fields and bustling towns and markets. Your family can enjoy unforgettable adventures and travel by train through some of the most stunning scenery in Indochina, hike through traditional villages, cruise the Mekong and visit the iconic limestone pinnacles of Halong Bay.

Other great family cultural holiday destinations include: Peru, Guatemala, Nepal

No Jabs Required



With its ancient history and location surrounded by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean this is many peoples’ idea of a tropical paradise. Sri Lanka’s exotic, palm-fringed coastline and lush interior of rivers, streams and waterfalls together with mountains and forests conjures up its own magic and is a perfect family destination.



South Africa is fantastic to visit all year round and with its cultural and geographical diversity is a perfect family destination. Your family can track the Big 5 in Madikwe Game Reserve, visit the penguins at Boulders Bay or whales in Walker’s Bay and scuba dive on the reefs of Maputaland.

Other great family holiday destinations where jabs are not required include:  Oman, Mauritius, Morocco, Egypt

Half Term Getaways

Your family will relish this exotic world of extremes where veiled women lead donkeys past the lavish architecture of mosques and palaces. Combine Marrakech with relaxing at a private villa on the Atlantic Coast, also visit the oasis of Skoura and take a camel safari in the Sahara Desert for a perfect family getaway.

A perfect family destination blessed with a rich cultural heritage, breathtaking natural beauty and a fascinating 5,000 year old civilisation. You can go in search of frankincense in the Dhofar region and explore stunning desert forts and then relax on the beautiful beaches of the Musandam Peninsula.

Other great family half term destinations include: Cyprus, Tunisia, Canary Islands, Zanzibar

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