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Top 5 Destinations for Family Holidays in July and August

Schools have kicked out and it’s time to holiday with the family, but the question is, where? You don’t want to bump into the young crowds at the large party resorts but you want something to keep the family entertained. Here at Holiday Hypermarket we’ve made your shortlist for you. All you need to do now is pick the best deal for the destination below. Where will you choose?


The Balearic Island of Menorca is a short 2 hours – 2 hours 30 minutes flight away from the UK which is ideal for children. Well known for its trouble-free family holidays Menorca has stunning blue flag beaches in various resorts scattered around the island. We have the perfect choice for you and your family if you want nice beaches, something to do in the evening and a waterpark to keep you going. We offer various family holidays in Menorca such as Holiday Villages, SplashWorld and Family Resorts by Thomson. Menorca is definitely not a party island and is geared more towards families and couples.


Europe’s version of Orlando, Florida is Salou on the Costa Dorada of the Spanish mainland. It has theme parks and waterparks covered. Holidays to Salou fly into Reus airport which makes the flight times similar to Menorca. The resort has hotels to suit all budgets and there are always package holiday deals to this popular city. Most hotels have kids’ clubs to keep the little ones entertained and there are many affordable places to wine and dine if you don’t take an All Inclusive option. If you would like to combine your stay with a bit of culture and see some amazing sights then Barcelona is only 68 miles away.

The Algarve – Portugal

Albufeira is the busiest resort in the Algarve and offers a great balance of quality time with the family and relaxation for the adults. Cool off at Aqualand, see the marine life at Zoomarine or check out some major cities like Lisbon and Seville. You can even head up to Gibraltar where you’ll find tax-free items like in your local stores back home in the UK.  Flight time to Faro is roughly 2 hours and 45 minutes.


Bulgaria ticks all the boxes when it comes to choosing your family holiday. It’s bubbling with value, with a three course meal and drinks for a family of four costing just £36. Flight time is only 3 hours and 15 minutes from the UK. Sunny Beach is the main resort with a beautiful blue flag beach and lots more going on. There are two waterparks to choose from but if you fancy staying dry why not try a couple of horse riding lessons? Or how does waterslides built into the hotel with free Wi-Fi sound? Check out the 4 star SplashWorld resort of Aqua Nevis Clubhotel. Click here for the latest deal to this hotel.


Probably the most popular with us Brits, Majorca is a great all-rounder.  Alcudia, amongst other resorts is fantastic for families and not as busy as the southern resorts such as Europe’s party capital, Magaluf. On the island you’ll find waterparks and great excursions ideal for a fun-filled stay. The Pirates Adventure show has had amazing audiences for 29 years and has performed to over 3 million customers. This is a must-see for you and your family. Palma is the capital of Majorca and has great history and culture for those of you who like to mix your holiday up. Again, the flight time is only short from the UK between 2 hours – 2 hours and 30 minutes.

No matter the month, Majorca is a great choice from spring through to autumn, book your Majorcan holiday today!





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