Why wait for summer to embark on a family trip? Kid-friendly luxury destinations are making it too tempting to book a spring break trip: loaded packages filled with amenities and discounts that will keep the whole gang enthusiastically occupied. Gather up your brood and check into one of these destinations over the next few months.
The Emerald Coast has a reputation for family friendliness, but The Henderson, A Salamander Resort takes things to a new level with its Kids Eat Free package, which offers far more than gratis grub for children.
You’ll also receive access to Poppy’s Kids Club, where you can drop off the little ones for fun activities like scavenger hunts. Other amenities provided in the promotion include beach chairs and umbrellas, bike rentals, valet parking and breakfast for all.
Bluffton, South Carolina
Why cram everyone in a single hotel room when you can spread out in a large suite or even a home at the gorgeous Lowcountry retreat Montage Palmetto Bluff?
At this newly opened resort positioned ever so nicely between Savannah and Hilton Head, you can opt for the Home Suite Home package and get a three-night stay in upscale lodgings, daily breakfast plus a $300 resort credit, which your crew can use to cruise the marshy waterways, hit the links, head to the spa or take some fly-fishing lessons.
The Broadmoor is a historic and picturesque Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star resort at the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains, a place where every member of your clan can find something amazing to do, from horseback riding and hiking to swimming and spa-going.
With the Spring Break Getaway package, available through April 30, you’ll get a discount on golf green fees, complimentary golf club rental and a free adult ticket to the onsite zoo. Plus, you can book a suite for 25 percent off the listed price, and your kids (10 and under) eat free.
Riviera Maya, Mexico
From exotic mangroves and expansive pools to a luxury spa and gorgeous beach, Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya has tons to pique the interest of both pint-sized travelers and their parents.
Book the Family Package between now and May 12, and you’ll get a second room for half off, score 50 percent off menu prices for tykes under 12 (kids 5 and under eat free), and get three complimentary hours at the Discovery Club, a play zone where young guests do things like learn Mayan words and make recycled paper.
There are Caribbean resorts and then there’s the Five-Star Sandy Lane Hotel. This ultra-luxe spot sits beachside with a slew of distractions (kayaking, sailing, scuba diving) to keep those looking for adventure plenty busy. There’s also an unbeatable spa that, with its 47,000 square feet of space, happens to be the largest in the region.
The Family Package, available April 21 to October 31, includes unlimited visits to The Treehouse Club and an arrival gift for each kid, free dinner for those under age 12, plus 50 percent off an adjoining second room.