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Christmas and New Year are magical, no doubt, but after a seemingly endless season of shopping, cooking and clearing up for vast armies of family and friends, there is something wonderfully indulgent about fleeing the frost and holiday fervour up north for a much-needed dose of sunshine and luxurious holidaying down south. From the islands of Malaysia to South Africa's breath-taking Garden Route, Sydney's harbour hotspots to the unrivalled decadence of Seychellois' five-star hotels, a family-friendly holiday in a hot climate can be just the tonic after months wrapped in multiple layers and inadequate quality time together with your nearest and dearest.
Hyatt Regency Hua Hin
The Hyatt Regency Hua Hin is a beachfront beauty that will thrill both parents and children, alike. Between its diverse culinary offerings, enormous outdoor pool and beachfront, one of the most spectacular spas we have ever seen and stunning rooms, you'll want to move in permenantly.
The Hyatt Regency in Hua Hin is one of those hotels you simply never want to check out of. And, while there is so much to do in Hua Hin itself, book in to this supreme Hyatt and you'll find very little that seriously tempts you outside its stunning environ. It's seemingly off the beaten track as you drive down a small...Hua Hin See this Hotel & Book
Mandarin Oriental Miami
A fabulous Mandarin Oriental offering on the man-made island of Brickell Key with a private beach, fabulous food and an exceptional, luxurious spa with panoramic views.
Miami is an adrenalin-kick from the second you step off the plane, so having a tranquil space to lay your head at the end of the day (without sacrificing a central and oh-so fabulous location) is a wonderful bonus; the city's Mandarin Oriental hotel offers just that. On the edge of mad-made island, Brickell Key at...Miami See this Hotel & Book
Soneva Fushi Resort
Soneva Fushi has it all: a fantastic kids' club, endless delectable dining options, private beaches, a sensational spa for parents and activities galore.
Whereas some Maldivian resorts are designed for a quick ‘fly and flop’ experience, often tied in with Sri Lanka or Dubai, Soneva Fushi Resort is a destination in its own right. The island takes 45 minutes to circumnavigate by foot (many other islands take only 10 mins) and, having been an island resort for over 15...Maldives See this Villa & Book
The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
An iconic grand dame of an LA property, the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is a luxury, family-friendly hotel with unparalleled style.
The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is one of those rare hotels that manages to combine old school Hollywood glamour with all the trappings of a modern day, contemporary, and very luxurious hotel. An iconic property in the heart of the much sought after Beverly Hills area, the Four Seasons is a large but...Los Angeles See this Hotel & Book
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
The Peninsula Beverly Hills takes luxury to a new level with its residential feel, eye-wateringly beautiful interiors and first class customer service.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills is one of those hotels that leaves you wondering what on earth you ever did to deserve such a spoiling stay. From the moment you walk into to the lobby - adjacent to the hotel's sitting room where delightful tea is served every day - you'll be blown away by the immaculate level of service,...Los Angeles See this Hotel & Book
The Langham Huntington
A glorious, very family-friendly luxury hotel in the idyllic Pasadena area of Los Angeles, the Langham Huntington makes for a memorable stay.
Located in the stunning and very picturesque area of Pasadena, The Langham Huntington is a perfect, very luxurious family-friendly hotel. A far cry from the tattoo parlours and edgy bars of West Hollywood, the area is defined by large, sweeping avenues, enormous and very beautiful homes, lovely local eateries and...Los Angeles See this Hotel & Book
Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin
Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin is a stunning blend of old Siam architecture, relaxing family-friendly facilities and lashings of luxury along the sea edge.
With 13 hectares of private landscaped gardens, Centara Grand Beach Resort and Villas Hua Hin is a veritable playground for children and adults alike. The atmosphere is incredibly welcoming from the moment you enter the gorgeous doors of this "Old Siam" classic hotel. This luxurious resort dates back to 1923 and was...Hua Hin See this Villa & Book
The Residence Maldives
Offering the perfect blend of world-class diving facilities, Maldivian sunsets to-die-for and luxury accommodation, The Residence Maldives is an excellent family-friendly choice.
Located on the unspoilt southern island of Falhumaafushi in the Gaafu Alifu atoll, part of one of the largest and deepest atolls in The Maldives – Huvadhoo – The Residence Maldives 94 beach-front and over-water villas have been designed to compliment the surroundings, which they achieve beautifully. The...Maldives See this Villa & Book
The Setai, Miami Beach
The new suites at The Setai, Miami Beach promise family-friendly luxury, oceanfront happiness and multiple swimming pools for kids to play the day away.
The Setai, Miami Beach was voted “Best Hotel in Miami” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in November 2013 and with very good reason. Between the achingly cool Art Deco strip along South Beach, the eclectic mix of fabulous restaurants in Little Havana and the endless miles of sandy beaches that wrap around the...Miami See this Hotel & Book
Mosaic Palais Aziza and Spa Hotel
A stunning and very luxurious family-friendly hotel in the coveted Palmerie area of Marrakech.
The stunning Mosaic Palais Aziza and Spa Hotel in the exclusive Palmerie area of the city promises to allow parents some romantic time alone while keeping children very well occupied. Between the camel rides, the organised visits to the souk (which you’ll appreciate if you’ve never been before – you can get...Marrakech See this Hotel & Book