Aaaah holidays. How we yearn for the rest time, the peace and quiet, the relaxation… if you’re anything like us, your hard-earned break is something you look forward to for months. But with young children in tow it can be a little less relaxing than you’d hoped!

If you dream of lounging by a pool all day, working your way through the latest novel, this is where the Hotel Kids Club comes in. They will love getting stuck into whole days of super fun activities while parents enjoy some much needed time out.

You can all meet up at lunchtime or dinner time, and recount your day’s activities – we bet you they’ll be begging to go back the next day!

Read on to discover our pick of the Top 5 Luxury Family Hotels in Europe with a Kids Club.

1. Hard Rock Hotel, Tenerife

Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife

This 5 star, beachfront hotel from the iconic Hard Rock brand offers luxury and a lively vibe on the sunny Costa Adeje in southern Tenerife. Amenities include 3 huge pools, a chic Spa and Beach Club plus loads of dining and entertainment options.

While you explore all of this, three Kids Clubs will keep your little ones entertained:

  • Lullaby Club is for babies from 6 months to 3 years,
  • Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club is for kids between 4 and 9 years
  • Teen Spirit Club is for those aged 10 to 16 years

The fully qualified, multilingual staff will fill their days with a fantastic array of activities, workshops, competitions and endless fun – they won’t want to leave!

Musically minded children will love the “Rock Talent Show” whilst animal loving kids can get engrossed in “Save the Planet” activities.

Moreover, the kids clubs are open from 9am-9pm every day. (Time restrictions apply for babies at the Lullaby Club.)

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2. Hotel Valle dell’Erica, Sardinia​

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A secluded, five star resort in Northern Sardinia is the perfect place to recharge your batteries, surrounded by acres of private park and miles of unspoiled coast. Relaxation is the order of the day at this Thalasso spa resort, but fear not, the children won’t get bored!

Ericaland, the resort’s kids club offers extensive indoor and outdoor play areas. It has a cinema and a creative area, which are all under the supervision of attentive and qualified staff. The kids even have their own restaurant here, where they can enjoy fresh pizza from the wood fired ovens.

Active kids will love making the most of the five-a-side football field. Or they will enjoy mini hockey pitch and volleyball court, before cooling off in the children’s pool where fun activities and games await.

For young babies there is a peaceful Nap Room, Soft Play, and everything else required from sterilisers to pushchairs.

After dinner even more excitement awaits – if parents would like a night to themselves, the Mini Club offers evening entertainment and shows for children.

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3. Daios Cove, Crete​

This super stylish, ultra-luxury hotel in upmarket Agios Nikolas is surprisingly well-equipped for families. You will find children’s clubs for various ages plus a child-friendly beach, a children’s pool with organised games and an outdoor playground.

Each of the resort’s six sleek bars and restaurants have high chairs too, so you won’t be limited with where you can eat, which is good news as the food here is outstanding.

Whilst parents indulge at the state of the art spa, little ones will be in the expert care of the Crèche Club (4 months–4 years) or Children’s Club (4-12 years old) .  Activities for teenagers are organised every day with babysitting services too.

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4.  Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort, Algarve

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Hassle free family travel is this resort’s specialty, so you can relax in the knowledge there’ll be loads of services and amenities to make your life easier and keep your children entertained for the entire holiday.

Let’s start with the accommodation.  You can choose from luxurious private pool houses, luxury villas or sleek and spacious hotel suites.  And you would be able to  pre-book complimentary baby equipment such as stair gates, baby baths and bottle sterilizers.

Next, there are the five kids clubs to choose from whether you want a tennis academy for a teenager or storytime for a toddler. There’s something here to suit you and your brood.

Lastly the beachside location and surrounding protected natural park provide the stunning backdrop and endless opportunity for outdoor family fun.

A great choice for active families who want to enjoy sports, watersports and excursions in a beautiful location. In summary, Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort is one of the great luxury family hotels in Europe.

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5. Puente Romano, Marbella

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If you like the finer things in life, this sought-after resort in glamorous Marbella ticks all the boxes. Amongst the sprawling luxury grounds you’ll find a Six Senses Spa and a legendary tennis club which has hosted numerous international tournaments. For your meals you will have the choice of 14 amazing restaurants.

But where do the kids fit into this super-stylish haunt? Well, you’ll be pleased to hear they can look forward to as many luxuries as you – an open-air cinema, paddle surfing, cooking lessons, DJ sessions and maritime workshops, to name just a few.

Finally, the Kids Club, packed with fun activities, games, crafts and sports is open throughout the summer months from 10am to 6pm.

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