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What Time of Year?

Our expert advice, inspiration and deals make choosing your destination by time of year an absolute doddle. Wondering where to go for a dose of winter sun while minimizing flight time and/or jetlag? We have the answers you seek. Thinking about an Easter family ski holiday? We know our stuff when it comes to the best resorts for a spot of late-season skiing or snowboarding fun. 

Whether you’re looking to escape the festive farrago of Christmas by heading for exotic lands or to positively embrace the cold by booking a holiday to see Santa and/or the Northern Lights, we bring you ideas galore. We are also experts on making the most of half terms – those tricky weeks that don’t seem long enough to warrant a long-haul trip but are often beset by bad weather at home.

From great places to take babies before high-season prices and temperatures kick in to UK and wider Europe's summer hotspots, we've sifted through the vast array of options to ensure that you and your family have a memorable holiday or break whatever the time of year.

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  • Sun Gardens, Croatia

    A luxury property on the coast in Croatia, with self-catering and hotel options plus exceptional childcare.

  • Dalyan River Suites, Turkey

    Stylish self-catering apartments in Turkey suitable for families, with a kids pool, garden bar and complimentary boat service to the nearby beach.

  • GK Beach Hotel, Crete

    Small friendly beachside hotel on the island of Crete with kids pool and direct beach access with sunbeds.

  • Daios Cove, Crete

    A collection of luxury modern rooms and suites in a 5-star resort in Crete, with childcare, watersports and a spa.

  • Lemnos Beach Resort, Lemnos

    An ultra family-focused resort on the untouristy Greek island of Lemnos.

  • Holiday Village Kos, Kos

    An all-inclusive holiday village on Kos, offering fun for all the family, catering especially well for kids.

  • Club Med Belek Resort, Belek

    All-inclusive resort on the southern Turkish coast, with an 18-hole golf course and activities for children of all ages.

  • Holiday Village Menorca, Menorca

    An all-inclusive hotel on Menorca, ideal for kids of all ages and with activities for adults too.

  • Park Plaza County Hall London, London

    A hotel on London's Southbank where kids are treated like royalty and facilities include in-room kitchenettes.

  • Levante Beach, Rhodes

    A luxury beachfront property on Rhodes, from a firm renowned for its childcare and fun family activities.

  • Mas Candille, Alpes Maritimes

    Combining 5-star luxury and the atmosphere of a relaxing retreat with a child-friendly attitude in Southern France.

  • Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel, Crete

    Luxury family accommodation in Crete, with a private beach and amazing facilites and surroundings.

  • Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily

    Luxurious resort in Sicily offering complete relaxation for adults and excellent children's entertainment.

  • Villa Pia, Tuscany

    A stunning manor in rural Tuscany with self-catering apartments, but home-cooked communal meals are available, making meal times what they used to be.

  • Martinhal Beach Hotel & Resort, Algarve

    Super-stylish accommodation on the Algarve, with childcare for all ages and often offering discounts for grandparents.

  • Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, Lanzarote

    Luxury hotel in Lanzarote with free childcare for ages 3–16, excellent kids’ facilities, activities and entertainment and a dedicated family block with suites.

  • Chalet Eva, Savoie

    A spacious ski in/ski out fully-catered chalet in Reberty 2000 sleeping up to 22 people and with childcare included in the price.

  • Periyali Villas, Zakynthos

    Attractive family villas in Zakynthos, in a quieter resort on this lively island with outdoor pools and close to the beach.

  • Simply Morzine summer family alpine holidays, Morzine

    Amazing active mountain holidays for all the family in the French Alps. Free activities, luxury accommodation, first-class service, incredible locations!

  • Sani Beach Hotel, Halkidiki

    Family-friendly contemporary luxury and service with sweeping views of the Aegean.

  • Pierre & Vacances Premium Les Fermes du Soleil, Haute Savoie

    Luxury self-catering apartments with indoor pool and sauna, walking distance to amenities in the ski resort of Haute Savoie.

  • Fowey Hall, Cornwall

    Great service and family-friendly facilities at the place that inspired Toad Hall, located on the south Cornish coast.

  • Moonfleet Manor, Dorset

    Family-friendly, laidback and quirky, this country house in Dorset is  located on the coast and is full of family treats.

  • Ribby Hall Village, near Blackpool, Lancashire

    Self-catering cottages and indoor and outdoor leisure facilities galore, all in a plum location for Blackpool.

  • Cuba Iberostar Varadero, Cuba

    4-star all-inclusive modern family resort superbly located on the beachfront with lots of entertainment in Cuba.

  • Holiday Village Flamingo Beach, Lanzarote

    An all-inclusive family resort in Lanzarote, mixing authentic Spanish charm, sun, sea, sand and so much more.

  • The Rosevine, Cornwall

    Luxury family holidays and breaks in Cornwall with a flexible twist – stay on a B&B basis, self-cater, or do a bit of both.

  • Country Kids, Languedoc-Roussillon

    A luxury family-friendly resort with wonderful facilities, accredited crèche from 3 months+, great kids club for older kids, heated pool + petting farm in Languedoc-Roussillon.

  • Club Med Kamarina, Sicily

    Family-friendly all-inclusive bungalows for relaxing but active family holidays and breaks with children of all ages in Sicily.

  • Helona Beach Resort, Kos

    A luxury boutique hotel set on the beach in Kos, with a sister hotel close by offering all the activities, childcare and facilities you may need.

  • Perdepera Beach Resort, Sardinia

    An intimate club for families with brilliant facilities, set on a beachfront, on the stunning island of Sardinia.

  • Sea Garden, Bodrum Peninsula

    A 4-star family-friendly resort combining loads of activities for adults and children, in a quiet location on Turkey's Aegean Coast.

  • Ocean Club, Algarve

    Spacious self-catering villas ideal for flexible family holidays with kids clubs, 2 pools and easy access to the beach, on the Algarve.

  • Pine Cliffs, Algarve, Algarve

    A 5-star luxury accommodation in one of the world’s leading family holiday resorts, on the Algarve.

  • ChaletHotel Schweizerhof, St. Anton

    Traditional style bedrooms, kept well maintained with a warm and friendly feeling plus a great standard of service from staff.

  • Almyra Hotel, Paphos

    A contemporary beach resort with a key focus on children and what matters most on family holidays and breaks in Cyprus.

  • Anassa, Polis

    5-star hotel in Cyprus overlooking a beautiful beach with a selection of watersports and a yacht for guests.

  • San Lucianu, Corsica

    Stunning location on the island of Corsica, excellent childcare and facilities and only a short flight from the UK.

  • San Agostino Resort, Peloponnese, Peloponnese

    A big sandy beach, enthusiastic staff, good food and great watersports makes this family resort in the Peloponnese, Greece a sure fire hit.

  • Lakitira Hotel and Village, Kos

    Excellent childcare, family-friendly facilities, activities and watersports at this family resort in Kos.

  • Le Mauricia, Mauritius

    A top-class family hotel in Mauritius with free childcare, family apartments and all-inclusive facilities.

  • Chalet Hotel Mariandre, Alpe d'Huez

    A warm and inviting family-focused chalethotel ideally located for family ski holidays in Alp d'Huez.

  • The Andaman Langkawi , Langkawi

    Built in the Malaysian rainforest, this hotel overlooks Datai Bay and offers a private beach, a kids club for 3 - 12 year olds and superb cuisine.

  • Mountain Lake Resort, Austria

    Luxury aparthotel in Austria, with childcare service, social meal times and attentive staff.

  • Country Retreat Layer Marney Tower, Essex

    A luxury glamping site on a country estate in Essex, surrounded by woodland and close to the beach.

  • Country Retreat Acton Scott, Shropshire

    Located in the Shropshire Hills, this family glamping site is home to a working farm and luxury food hampers.

  • Country Retreat Wyresdale Park, Cumbria

    A luxury campsite on the edge of the Lake District and set within a private country estate with a boating lake.

  • Country Retreat Chesters, Scotland

    Glamping site with canvas tents on country estate in the Scottish Borders with private hot tubs.

  • Torreruja Villas, Sardinia

    Luxury villas within a hotel complex in Sardinia with full access to hotel facilities, including childcare and spa.

  • Blu Hotel Morisco, Sardinia

    A 4-star hotel in a lively Sardinian town with childcare and family entertainment during peak season.

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