How often can you afford the time, and expense, for a really big trip?

Most people are lucky if they can get away once or maybe twice a year. And with all the planning and research required to take a family on holiday – from choosing a destination to booking flights – why not make it really worthwhile and choose a luxury family holiday that you’ll all remember fondly for years to come? A holiday is only as good as the place you stay, so here are a selection of hotels that are guaranteed to inspire you.

Into the wild in East Africa: Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti, Tanzania.

Far from being a rough-and-ready bush experience, the Four Seasons Safari Lodge offers one of those luxury family holidays that will stay with you and your children forever. The lodge, situated in the mid Serengeti, sports an infinity pool above a natural watering hole. So, game can be spotted from the comfort of the poolside without any need for early morning game drives. Those who do go on the game drives will be rewarded with sights of a range of animals, you might even see the all of the Big Five. There’s a Kids Club with a range of activities and a Discovery Centre with 3D topographic maps, wildlife films and more.

Sun, ski and snow in the USA: The Regis Aspen Resort, Aspen.

Near the foot of the Aspen Mountain this grand hotel is a winter fantasy for adults and children alike. With details such as impressive marble finishes and chandeliers, you’ll not want to miss afternoon tea in the vast drawing room. The hotel is close to upmarket shops and restaurants, as well as the bus stop for the (free) bus that takes skiers up to the slopes. Buttermilk Mountain is an ideal place for children to learn to ski and they can also go on a guided dog sled ride or a snowmobile tour.

Cable cars and culture at the Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.

The elegant, colonial style Mount Nelson Hotel is the grande dame of Cape Town and is in close proximity to the famous Table Mountain. The hotel was recently revamped and offers interconnecting suites with mini sitting room areas and kitchenettes, perfect for a luxury family holidays. The rooms have four-poster beds, fresh flowers and marble finishes. Children will be well looked after in the Nellie & Nelson activity centre when not going on family excursions to see the penguins at Boulders Beach or taking a ride up Table Mountain in a cable car.  

Eastern elegance at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong might not be the first place you think of for luxury family holidays but this hotel
offers an experience in culture and comfort that will become a treasured family memory. The Mandarin
embodies the sophistication of Hong Kong. Visitors and locals enjoy Michelin-starred Pierre restaurant with its breathtaking views. There is also a swimming pool, holistic spa, and a bar. Children are spoiled with dressing gowns, T-shirts and baseball caps, with a Chinese zodiac toy for your toddler.  

Beach bliss on the Costa Blanca: Hotel AR Diamante Beach Spa & Convention Centre, Calpe.

It would be hard to find a more beautiful setting for your luxury family holidays than at one of the
most amazing hotels in Calpe.  Diamante Beach Spa & Convention Centre is in close proximity to the powdery white beach and has incomparable views of the Mediterranean ocean and the Peñón de Ifach. Exclusive suites with connecting rooms are ideal for families and boast a range of amenities. Spoil yourself with the luxurious spa facilities and acclaimed gastronomy. Outside of the hotels in Calpe, the area has an ideal climate, amazing cuisine and range of activities for the whole family.  

If you are considering hotels in Calpe, why not get in touch with AR hotels to let us know your individual needs and desires. At AR Hotels is one of those hotels in Calpe where we love nothing more than to welcome our guests into a world where they will feel most comfortable.