From South African safaris to elephants in Thailand, nothing comes close to wildlife encounters on a family holiday. With over thirty years’ experience creating family adventures worldwide, Elegant Resorts are experts in choosing luxury resorts where kids can have awesome wildlife experiences, safely and responsibly.
And since they handpick all resorts personally, nothing is left to chance in terms of conservation credentials, so every second of fun comes with a clear conscience.
What are your kids’ wildest dreams at the moment? Have a look at four Elegant Resorts where the wildlife is wonderful and families are the most welcome guests of all.
What kid wouldn’t be thrilled to wake up every morning with elephants on the doorstep? Anantara Golden Triangle is near neighbour to one of the world’s leading elephant conservation camps, and couldn’t be more perfectly placed to realise the wildest of young wildlife dreams.
If up close encounters with pachyderm aren’t quite exciting enough, the rich culture and inescapable natural beauty of north Thailand’s Golden Triangle, fills any small gaps in the adventure. And, as always with Anantara, the resort itself is luxurious and lovely, designed in an exquisite vernacular style, and plenty playful for kids.
Located in the heart of Singapore’s busiest entertainment and shopping district, the hotel offers escapism from the city’s hustle and bustle.
The 5 star Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa, located on the southernmost tip of Addu Atoll, this resort boasts picture-perfect beaches, a towering tropical jungle and three luminous lagoons laced with coral reefs.
Families will feel like house guests in a tropical, tranquil mansion here, complete with gourmet food, a beautiful beach and butler service, and the chance to kitesurf. Located on Le Morne Peninsula’s ‘five star strip’.
Recently-reimagined by talented British designer, Kelly Hoppen, this secluded resort oozes understated timeless glamour, yet feels like home from home, with a large golden sand swimming bay and great food.