School is out! Summer has finally arrived, and with it comes barbeques, pool parties, beach days, and best of all—time to travel with family! Whether you’re traveling with toddlers or teens or in-betweens, finding the right destination is key. Check out our picks for the best escapes for the whole fam.
If it’s a pirate’s life for you, look no further than the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island. A treasure trove of adventure, The Ritz Amelia has an ever-evolving list of family friendly activities themed around a bustling harbor of pirate ships. Complete with hayrides puppet shows and pirate tuck-ins with costumed staff and a real parrot, it is an enchanting destination for all ages! And after the kids have had their pirate bed time stories, enjoy a romantic bonfire for two. To make sure your memories of the Ritz Amelia Island stay with you, the resort offers professional family portraits taken on their stunning beachfront. After all, what’s a family vacation without a family picture?
Meanwhile, if the desert is more your speed, Mandala Bay Resort is one of the best upscale family hotels in Las Vegas. With its 1.6 million gallon shark aquarium you’ll be lucky if you ever get your kids to leave to see the rest of the hotel. Perhaps the Mandala’s stunning wave pool and a streaming lazy river will entice them!
Our list wouldn’t be complete without the resort that proudly and firmly claims to be the “Paradise for families.” Atlantis in the Bahamas guarantees a vacation full of adventures and activities for family members of all ages. Atlantis has an enormous underwater world of sea creatures and fish, with winding tunnels so you and your little ones can wander underneath the gliding sharks and manta rays. For the adventurous, Atlantis has universe of water slides and swimming pools and a beach, of course. Themed spaces are designed to let children’s imagination run wild like the Lego construction room and the Victorian Dollhouse. Club Rush offers a fun hang-out spot for tweens between the ages of 9 and 13.
As you splash and play this summer, always remember to keep your loved ones protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Our SPF 45 For Baby and SPF 70 For Kids offer broad spectrum protection with added skincare benefits to keep your family’s summer sun-safe and fun!