Top 10 Active Family Beach Holidays

Find the key to a drama free family holiday by keeping the kids active and entertained by the beach as they explore their sandy surroundings whilst trying new experiences. From learning to surf in Morocco to kayaking in Bali, say goodbye to boredom on our active family beach holidays where everyone can have fun in the sun. Make the most of sharing new experiences with the kids, or take some adult time out to relax and unwind as the little ones are entertained at the Kids Club, with everything from tennis to treasure hunts.

Portugal: Longevity

Longevity massage

Escape on a family holiday to Portugal's Algarve coastline Longevity

Set on the renowned Algarve coastline of Portugal, this family friendly hotel is a haven for family fun in the sun. With direct access to Gaivotas Beach, families are never far from the abundance of water sports and beach activities, including jet skiing, surfing and diving. If you wanted to play some friendly family tournaments on a family sports holiday, make the most of the four tennis courts and five swimming pools. With spa facilities and a kids area, there are also great opportunities for children and parents to part ways for a few hours and unwind at their own pace.

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Morocco: Paradis Plage

surf lesson at paradis plage

Kids and adults can learn how to surf at Paradis Plage

Facing onto its own private beach on the southwest coastline of Morocco, experience an all-round family activity holiday with beach-front and mountain top adventures. From mountain biking and surfing lessons, to paddle boarding and kayaking, get the whole family involved with trying something new on the Agadir coastline. Treat the kids with a trip to the AquaPark 300m down the road for a day out they’ll never forget. Unwind after a busy day on your active family holiday with a French or Moroccan massage at the luxury spa, whilst the kids club keeps the little ones active with organised games and craft activities.

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 Paradis Plage

St Lucia: The BodyHoliday WellFit Families

volleyball at BodyHoliday

Enjoy some friendly family competition with water sports at The BodyHoliday

This family beach holiday on the Caribbean island of St Lucia is an exclusive programme running over July and August each summer. Designed to promote a family friendly holiday vibe, The BodyHoliday aims to foster family bonding through a series of activities, including bike adventures and beach volleyball. With everything from abseiling and water sports, to tennis and healthy cooking classes, there are endless opportunities for the family to come together and have fun keeping active. To relax, mothers and daughters can enjoy special spa sessions together, with a range of beauty treatments and a dedicated teen spa menu.

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The BodyHoliday WellFit Families

Portugal: Galo Resort

snorkelling at galo

Soak up the sun by the pool at Galo Resort

This beachside family resort offers affordable family holiday options catering to everyone’s active interests. Offering fun-filled family activities, such as snorkelling, horse riding and karting, there’ll never be a dull moment on this family activity holiday. With the kids’ club running throughout the summer months, take a couple of hours for yourself to enjoy the spa or the championship level golf courses, as your kids try their hand at badminton before refuelling in the pancake house. With a kids menu, family rooms, child pool and outdoor playground, you’ll find everything you need at Galo.

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 Galo Resort

Mexico: Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

beach family now sapphire

Bring the whole family together at Now Sapphire

You’ll be Mum or Dad of the year after taking the kids on multi-activity holiday to the white sands and turquoise waters of this family friendly resort in Mexico. The Explorers Kids’ Club offers child entertainment from 9am to 10pm, with everything from arts and crafts, to ocean trampolining. At night, your kids can eat with the club and then watch a movie in the theatre, with ushers and play money to create a real-life cinematic experience. With everything from scuba diving and deep sea fishing, to circus shows and Latino nights, your family will be buzzing all holiday long.

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 Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

Bali: Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

katamaran at grand mirage

Get active by the beach at Grand Mirage

Don’t be afraid to travel further afield with the children this year, as you embark on a beachside family activity holiday in Bali. Discover Balinese culture at this eye opening resort on an unforgettable family adventure and culture holiday with trips to local villages and temples. After a day of exploring, the Bamboo kids club will take care of the children with fun activities, such as mini soccer, treasure hunts and splashing around in the kids’ pool. Meanwhile, you can enjoy the spa, try out scuba diving or dance lessons, before re-grouping for a family kayaking session.

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 Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali

Greece: Porto Elounda

massage porto elounda

Get sporty by the beach at Porto Elounda

Designed as a fun multi-activity holiday with the whole family in mind, lessons are available for all ages in activities including tennis, golf and water sports, at this family beach retreat on the Greek island of Crete. Complete with a kids playground, vegetable garden and swimming pools, everything is taken care of at this family friendly resort, so you won’t have to worry about fussy eaters or bored kids. With a nanny service available from morning to night, parents can take time out to unwind in the luxury spa or join in with a group fitness class, from yoga and Tai Chi to water aerobics and Oriental dancing.

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Porto Elounda

Portugal: Martinhal Luxury Beach Resort

kayaking at Martinhal

Spend some quality time with the kids kayaking at Martinhal

Set on the western Algarve coastline within a protected natural park, this coastal resort is a beautiful beach spa destination for the entire family. Catering to all ages and interests, this family beach resort has five different kids clubs for children of different age groups, as well as five sporting academies including; surfing, windsurfing, swimming and football. For the football fans, there is also a 3 day football clinic throughout the summer months. Enjoy quality family time mountain biking, deep sea fishing or horse-riding, before Mum and Dad take some time to relax at the luxury spa with treatments inspired by the surrounding ocean.

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Turkey: D-Hotel Maris

 Waterskiing at D Hotel

Get a thrill with adventurous watersports at D-Hotel Maris

Discover an active adventure for the whole family at this family beach hotel in Turkey which overlooks a unique coastal spot where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet. With five private beaches, an ESPA spa and fitness centre, this family holiday has something to please everyone. With a fantastic Teenage Club, even your adolescents cannot grumble on a family teenager holiday with activities including water sports, tennis training, and specialised teen spa treatments. Spend some quality family time keeping active with mountain biking, battling it out on the tennis courts or having a go at scuba diving.

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Vietnam: Fusion Maia
beach front at Fusion Maia

Escape to paradise at Fusion Maia

Escape to this tropical paradise in Vietnam and get the most out of a luxury family holiday which offers world-class accommodation and high-quality service. Going above and beyond when it comes to children’s activities, this wellness retreat offers mini spa treatments and cookery classes allowing the kids to learn whilst having fun. Just a stone’s throw away from one of the most fantastic beaches in the world, enjoy a number of exciting ocean activities from water sports to local island excursions. Make it a memorable cultural experience for the kids as you let them tag along guided tours on Vietnam’s most stunning tourist spots.

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