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Multi-generational Travel: 8 Places to Please Everyone

Luxury multi-generational travel with Donna Salerno Travel means experiences everyone in the family can enjoy – from snorkeling in the Galapagos to kite flying on the Bund. Here are eight of our top places for luxury multi-generational travel. They will get you started in planning the perfect family getaway.

Multi-generational travel is on the rise. Now more than ever, families are seeking to have meaningful experiences with each other – and that includes everyone. Grandparents, parents, kids and sometimes even extended family member like aunts, uncles, and cousins are opting to “getaway” together. But how do you ensure that your luxury multi-generational travel experience goes smoothly? For starters, talk through your desires with each other and your Travel Professional. Then choose a location conducive to multi-generational travel. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up some of our top spots each member of your family will enjoy.

Pikaia Lodge, Galapagos Islands

Named to the Conde Nast Traveler’s Hot List for family friendly hotels, the sustainable land-and-marine adventure comes complete with its own private tortoise reserve. Children must be at least 8 years old, but once there, family members can be as active as they wish with private walking, jogging, and biking trails around the lodge, a glistening infinity pool, and the Sumaq Spa & Wellness Center. The lodge also has its own 100-foot yacht, the Pikaia 1. Families can use it to cruise to neighboring islands to swim, kayak, and snorkel.


Multigenerational Galapagos

Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

The Four Seasons strive to make each guest feel at home. At the Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, kids 4 – 12 are invited to visit the Kids for All Seasons Club. Here they can partake in Egyptian crafts, cooking classes, and treasure hunts. At the Young Adult Social Center, teens can play games, table tennis, and pool. The Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh also features four swimming pools. Specifically, the Aladdin pool was designed specifically for kids with a playroom and playground nearby. There’s also a host of other activities for luxury multi-generational travel seekers, including snorkeling and sailing on the Red Sea.


Multigenerational Egypt Kids


Le Bristol, Paris

Le Bristol sits perfectly positioned on the most fashionable street in Paris to take in the sights. Between its Michelin-starred cuisine and luxurious 18th century-styled apartments, Le Bristol is renowned for offering its visitors an authentic Parisian art-de-vivre. It’s an excellent choice for families as well. Children receive a welcome gift on arrival, as well as a surprise waiting for them in their room. And the Le Bristol Paris x Bonpoint Kids Club is the most playful space in the hotel. Chalkboard walls, huge floral cushions, and a hideaway create a space for their imaginations to run wild.


Multigenerational Paris Hotel Kids

Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina

Set among the mountains of Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi National Park, Llao Llao Hotel & Resort is the perfect base from which to explore the region. It features an 18-hole golf course and specialized activities for kids and teens. Finally, it boasts specially-designed spa treatments for men, women, and even children. There’s also canoeing, hiking, biking, and nearby skiing to let you explore Patagonia however you choose.


Multigenerational Rafting Argentina

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives Luxury Multi-generational Travel

In the Maldives, the youngest travelers are kept engaged with One&Only’s KidsOnly and OneTribe programs where kids have their own section of the resort with separate dining facilities, swimming pool, sports facility, and a clubhouse complete with computers, arts, and crafts. A pirate cruise and treasure hunt amps up the island magic.


Multigenerational Maldives

Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand

On this Thai island paradise, adventurous kids can earn Banyan Tree Ranger status on guided hikes. They can also get hands-on by learning the arts of batik painting and kite making. Among a host of other “kids only activities,” families can also take a Tuk Tuk ride to the Khao Pra Taew Waterfall and hike through the forests, and go kayaking in the lagoon.


Multigenerational Phuket Thailand

Vila Vita Parc, Portugal

With its mild Mediterranean climate and over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve region in Portugal is a perfect choice for luxury multi-generational travel. At the Vila Vita Parc, there truly is something for every age. Babies 6 months to 3 years are welcome at Natalie’s Crèche while children ages 4 to 11 can play in Annabella’s Kids Park where there’s a playground, swings, a trampoline, and a playroom for crafts, baking, and playing. For older children, teens over 12 can take a daytrip to a water park, an adventure tour in a Jeep, and spend an afternoon at the beach learning how to surf. There’s plenty for the adults to do too with various water activities including a day on a yacht, golfing, and the Vila Vita Vital Spa.

Multigenerational Portugal Kids



Our Botswana Family Safari is an excellent option for a family safari. Over 11 days, you’ll explore the Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, and Central Kalahari. At Young Explorers, kids get a hands-on experience mastering key bush survival skills and learning how to identify and follow animal tracks along the Okavango Delta.

Multigenerational Botswana Kids


Other Luxury Multi-generational Travel in Africa

Safaris in Africa are a great option for multigenerational travel. There’s nothing more exciting than getting up close to wildlife and sharing the experience with your family. Private game drives, villas, and chefs are just some of the perks of a family safari in Africa. Kids also can enjoy activities tailored to them, or even childcare options so you can enjoy an adults-only meal or game drive.

We’re ready to help you plan your next journey. Contact your Travel Professional to discuss your desire for multi-generational travel. To stay up to date on all of our online content, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


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