With the weather getting warmer, plenty of families are thinking about turning up the heat with a sunny half-term break. Here are our favourite family trips for May half-term, from treehouses to luxury hotels, as well as a couple of staycations for those wanting to relax nearer to home. We’ve got something for all budgets, starting from total luxury getaways to more budget-friendly, family-favourites. All prices are based on a family of four.
Take a walk on the wild side as you touch down on the exotic sands of Morocco for a few days spent trekking across its landscape. With your personal guide from the Berber community your family will learn all about traditional Berber life while staying in a stunning Kasbah just outside Imlil. The surrounding area that you will have the chance to explore includes peaks over 4000 metres high, including the highest peak in north Africa. You will experience village life, wander through fields full of apple and walnut trees and enjoy picnics with the most stunning countryside views. All meals and accommodation are included as well as the services of a mule for luggage and a muleteer.
Atlantis The Palm is an aquatic water wonderland by the sea spanning a massive 46 hectares with unrivalled facilities, restaurants and a waterpark. Atlantis is situated on the famous man-made ‘Palm’.
This luxurious, family-friendly hotel set on a hillside with panoramic views to Spinalonga has first-rate service, first-class restaurants, a blue-flag strip of sandy beach and a decent spa.
Families are safe and well-entertained in this spacious, stunning and secluded five star on a private east coast promontory, with two island playgrounds, one even for playing Robinson Crusoe on at Ilot Mangenie.