Half term is approaching fast, which means it’s time for a mini break that the whole family can enjoy. Giving parents and children the chill out time they deserve, here are our top 10 recommendations for family friendly spas for half term…
Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort, Turkey
Picturesque and sunny, Maxx Royal Belek Golf Resort looks out across a 260 acre golf course and is right next to a beautiful sandy beach - perfect for half term. With all the luxuries you could want on holiday, you can choose between a suite and a villa, and there is plenty for kids of all ages to do at the resort, from DinoLand and Maxxiland, to Game In and Teenage Club.
La Manga Club, Spain
Shopping, water sports, beaches, pools, bars, nightlife, and plenty of activities, La Manga Club in Spain is a longstanding favourite amongst spabreakers for its quality and scope of experiences on holiday in half term. The spa has an excellent reputation, and the hotel welcomes children of all ages with activities, facilities, clubs and excursions to suit the whole family.
The Maryborough Hotel and Spa, Ireland
An 18th century manor house, surrounded by rural Cork landscapes, The Maryborough Hotel and Spa offers everything from Single rooms and Family suites, to Spa Guestrooms and the luxurious Spa Rooms with Jacuzzis for a glamorous twist on half term. Views of the 300 year old listed gardens, are to be enjoyed over afternoon tea, light lunches, and drinks into the evening, while children can enjoy an on-site pet farm, DVDs, kids’ menus, kids’ pool, and babysitting services.
Kenwick Park, Lincolnshire
Following a £4.5million renovation, ClubSpa@Kenwick is a complete fitness and relaxation facility that’s a haven for mum and dad and also offers classes for children. However, one of the estate’s unique factors is the lodge accommodation. Surrounded by beautiful grounds and allowing an opportunity to have your own space, they are perfect for families to enjoy a full and relaxing mini break.
Celtic Manor, Wales
Another longstanding favourite at Spabreaks.com, Celtic Manor is hailed for its incredible size and scope of facilities. Perhaps best known for its famous golf course which hosted the Ryder Cup in 2010, it is surrounded by 1400 acres of park land and the Usk Valley but is also just 45 minutes from Cardiff. It is a five star experience that welcomes children with everything from activities and swim times, to nursery care available.
Cameron House, Scotland
With incredible views on the shores of Loch Lomond, Cameron House comes complete with its own ornate architecture and contemporary rooms and lodges available as accommodation options. Leisure is all about enjoying the environment as well as the facilities. There’s an adult only spa complete with a rooftop infinity pool, meanwhile The Club has a pool complete with a water slide for the kids. There is also a crèche, Kids Zone, and lots of activities for children of all ages so parents and kids get a half term break.
Slaley Hall, Northumberland
In 1000 acres of Northumberland moorland and forest lays, this Edwardian mansion welcomes families, with rooms to suit or lodge accommodation in the grounds to sleep between four and eight people. Inflatables and slides are available around the pool, children’s menus and family activities are provided, and close by attractions including Hadrians Wall and Alnwick Garden and Castle are definitely worth a visit.
Foxhills Club and Resort, Surrey
Every inch the five star experience, Foxhills Club and Resort in Surrey is set in 400 acres of countryside and really takes the family friendly spa break to a whole new level. The spa is simply excellent, and is strictly for guests 16 and over, but there is a separate Youth Club building complete with junior pool, soft play area, and den facility. There are plenty of activities in the grounds, and the hotel is also only a short distance from Legoland and Windsor Castle.
Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes, Essex
With 28 family rooms and children’s swimming times available, Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes is a welcoming and all encompassing destination. There are eight tennis courts as well as badminton, squash and table tennis, all surrounded by golf course views and a generally warm environment for guests of all ages.
New Park Manor Hotel and Spa, Hampshire
In the heart of ancient woodland New Park Manor Hotel and Spa is located in a thoroughly relaxing environment, setting the scene for relaxation for the whole family. The 16th century manor house has beautiful gardens to explore, imbued with a sense of history, and it is within driving distance of Peppa Pig World, so there is plenty nearby to entertain children, as well as having a crèche on site for the time you spend enjoying the spa.