The new year is fast approaching which can only mean one thing, it’s time to book your next 2018 family holiday.
As always the options are endless, but there are a few destination hotspots that stand out from the rest. If you’re eager to take the whole family away this year then have a look through some of our favourite sensational escapes for 2018, and see which one of them takes your fancy.
It is all about the Balearic Islands in 2018. Slices of tropical paradise, these small Spanish islands have been luring holidaymakers in for years and one thing’s for sure, they never fail to impress.
Majorca is the largest of the Balearics and boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. If you’ve gone on holiday to soak up the sun and deepen your tan, Majorca is definitely for you.
But it’s not only sun worshippers that will love this island, little ones will fall head over heels for it too. It’s no surprise with a Jungle area they can zipline through and Katmandu Park where they can ride water slides, and watch 4D interactive shows.
Sol Katmandu Resort Magaluf Park
Magaluf, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
The Caribbean has always been a favourite among holidaymakers and especially families. The top pick for 2018 has got to be the Dominican Republic, with stunning beaches, coral reefs, and fun-tastic watersports, like kayaking, windsurfing and parasailing.
Kids and adults alike will love the huge range of attractions and activities. Enjoy horse riding at an equestrian centre, to go-karting and first time scuba diving lessons. Of course, there’s always the option the lounge around on the soft, silk Caribbean sands – perfect for tan topping!
Memories Splash Punta Cana
Bavaro, Caribbean, Dominican Republic
Menorca is making a big splash in 2018. The islands unspoilt beaches call to families who want a little rest and relaxation on the sands this holiday.
Menorca’s got a monopoly on coastlines here, with more beaches than all of the Balearic Islands put together. With over 200 kilometres of shoreline you’ll easily find a spot to unwind and watch the water. When you’ve had your fill of beach days this Spanish island also has five waterparks to cool off in, with thrilling rides like kamikazes, black holes and river adventures.
Cala n Forcat, Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Florida, does it really need an introduction? The Sunshine State is big on family holidays and 2018 does not disappoint. If you have any Disney fanatics in your house Florida cannot be beat.
The Walt Disney World Resort is the main event, with fairy tale castles, Mickey Mouse parades and adventure themed rides, like Pirates of the Caribbean and Indiana Jones. If you want to spend any time outside the park you can check out the classically American town of Kissimmee, with quaint stores and a 1950’s American charm.
On the southern coast of Catalonia in Spain lies Costa Dorada. It’s just a two and a half hour flight time from the UK, so if you’re looking for a quick weekend holiday in 2018, this Spanish delight is ideal.
Find all the action in one of the 20 towns that encompass Costa Dorada – enjoy endless watersports, rock climbing, or visit one of Spain’s largest amusement parks, Farrari Land. Spend a week or two relaxing on stretches of golden sands, whilst soaking up the vibrant nightlife on offer.
Aquasplash Estival Resort
La Pineda, Costa Dorada, Mainland Spain, Spain
The Canary Islands’ most popular holiday destination for 2018 has got to be Tenerife. This vibrant resort has always got something going on, from whale watching to submarine safari’s to banana plantations.
It’s also got a huge festival that takes place every year during Ash Wednesday in February, that the whole family will love. The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is full of costumes, dancing, elaborate floats and fantastic Spanish food.
Marylanza Suites and Spa Resort
Playa De Las Americas, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Where will 2018 take you?