If you’re looking for an action- packed break, a Holiday Village is a great choice for families. The kids will be well and truly entertained with tons of activities taking place throughout the day. From high ropes to hamster balls, the kids will be burning up oodles of energy. And, when night falls, dare to be entertained with top class shows.
1.Holiday Village Costa Del Sol
Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Mainland Spain
If the pool scene is your thing, then the Holiday Village Costa Del Sol is sure to tick all the boxes. You can enjoy a superb pool scene at the Beach Club, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for the elephant-shaped jet hoses.
The hotel is located on a coastal road between Benalmadena and Fuengirola, giving you easy access to both resorts. When it’s time for a bite to eat, you can enjoy dining at the al-fresco restaurant and bar and take in the panoramic views of the sea.
There’s also an American diner and Italian restaurant on site. As the day draws to a close, the open-air theatre opens for pop and cabaret shows, films in the mini cinema or big-screen football in the bar.
Holiday Village Costa Del Sol
Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Mainland Spain, Spain
2. Holiday Village Rhodes
Kolymbia, Rhodes, Greece
If watersports are in your thoughts, consider Holiday Village Rhodes. With no fewer than four outdoor pools, waterslides and an adventure park, activities here include football, volleyball and an aerial adventure course.
Having worked up an appetite, it’s time to indulge in the huge buffet – with three à la carte restaurants to choose from, will it be Italian, American or Greek?
This popular hotel is just a five-minute walk to the beach and a short stroll to bars and cafés in Kolymbia with a regular bus service to Rhodes Town for culture vultures.
Holiday Village Rhodes
Kolymbia, Rhodes, Greek Islands, Greece
3. Holiday Village Aliathon
Not to boast, but the four-star Holiday Village Aliathon in Paphos is host to the biggest swimming pool in Cyprus. If that doesn’t seal the deal, then how about three other pools including one with a mini-waterpark and slides?
The Holiday Village Aliathon is located 200m from the nearest rocky beach and 3km from bustling Paphos Harbour, which is packed with bars and restaurants.
Be sure to saviour the local cuisine at the on-site Greek taverna, or if you’re looking for something spicy, the Mexican menu is worth a try.
Holiday Village Aliathon
Paphos, Paphos Region, Cyprus
4. Holiday Village Menorca
Cala n Bosch, Menorca
A four-star property offering plenty to keep both kids and adults happy, Holiday Village Menorca is situated just 500m from sandy Son Xoriguer Beach. The resort offers four pools, with designated quiet areas, too.
Themed evenings are the buffet restaurant’s forte – where else can you find Sunday roasts, curry nights and Spanish evenings all in one place? If that’s not enough then a classy Italian à la carte or a BBQ will wash down nicely too.
Indulge in a spot of pampering at neighbouring Hotel Macarella, offering an enticing hot tub and sauna. Treat yourself to a body wrap, massage or a workout in the gym.
Holiday Village Menorca
Cala n Bosch, Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
5. Holiday Village Kos
Marmari, Kos, Greece
If you’re looking for a great all-rounder set in an idyllic spot right by the beach, this resort in Kos could be your perfect match. Marmari is in a quiet location with sandy beaches close by, making it an excellent choice for families.
The whole family will be entertained with a huge list of sports and activities on offer. food options here include a stone grill, as well as Greek and American fare.
If that’s not enough, try the trio of pools, including a huge lake-style one and an activity pool. Kids can enjoy their own splash park, too, features include a tipping bucket, jets and a handful of slides. How cool?
Holiday Village Kos
Marmari, Kos, Greek Islands, Greece
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