Family Easter Holidays 2018

The Easter holidays are on the horizon. Longing for some travel? Here's the best of what to book:

New Kith & Kin Boutique Apartments in Amsterdam

Easter is the perfect time for a city break, enjoy spring sunshine on the canals and a trip to the tulip fields in Amsterdam. Stay in one of the new hip-yet-homely Kith & Kin Boutique Apartments. Designed with families in mind, they all have kitchenettes and are close to the local supermarket, playground and round the corner from a bicycle hire shop. Located in Jordaan, probably the most picturesque area in the city, it's the ideal place to live like a local.  A 3-night stay in the Fagel Suite is priced at £402 (sleeps 4 sharing on an accommodation only basis). https://www.i-escape.com/kith-kin-boutique-apartments

Football Camps in the Maldives

    
The idyllic island of Amilla Sushi in the Maldives are hosting their first ever football training camp exclusively for kids in partnership with FUTBOLTEC this Easter. The Sydney-based football program owned by Asian Champions League winner Jason Trifiro and his brother, current Sydney United 58 player Glen Trifiro, is inviting young guests to train and perfect their skills through elite coaching on the island’s very own full-sized pitch.  
The three-day camp is available just for Easter from 31st March to 2nd April 2018 and invites all levels of skill from beginners to budding professionals. The Junior Camp welcomes players aged from 5-11 years, whilst the Senior Camp is open to those aged 12-16 years.
From £10,690 per family – saving £2,490 per family when booked through Elegant Resorts (elegantresorts.co.uk; T.01244 897271). Price is based on two adults and two children (aged 2-11 years of age) staying in an Ocean Reef House on a half board basis, economy flights from London Heathrow with Emirates including shared seaplane transfers.

Savings on early summer sunshine in Greece with Sovereign

In a perfect location, overlooking the Gulf of Elounda and the UNESCO protected islet of Spinalonga, the luxurious Domes of Elounda is ideal for families looking for some early summer sun. The only natural 'Blue Flag' sandy beach in the region is great for families due to its shallow water and the dedicated family area, 'Domes Plaza' offers a crèche, kids and teenager clubs plus a family swimming pool. Take advantage of their amazing family offer, whereby children stay free and you'll receive up to 15% off on your booking. sovereign.com

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 28 March - 14 July and 21 August - 31 October 2018  or save 10% discount for holidays between 25 July - 20 August 2018 booked by 28 February 2018.

 

Feather Down Farms expands to the Ardennes

Family glamping favourite, Feather Down Farms has opened a new site in the beautiful Ardenne region of Belgium just in time for Easter weekend (30 March). With woods and hills, as well as sweet unspoilt villages, it's just the place to get some fresh, spring air into your lungs. Ferme de Rochefort en Ardenne lies in the small village of Nassogne, only an hour drive from Brussels and the French border. The farm will have three Canvas Frills Lodges which have an ensuite gas-powered shower along with proper beds and wood-fired stove, and there will be two Log Cabins which are well insulated and therefore they are available all year round. 

Kids go free at Brooks Country House in the Wye Valley 

Kids go free until the end of 2018 at Brooks, a Georgian country house nestled in the Wye Valley. Kids will love sleeping in this converted horse box. Sleeping 4, the kids are on fold down bunks. You're also free to use all the facilities of the main house including the restaurant, games room, gym and swimming pool. A 2-night stay in the Large Horsebox, sleeping a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children) during the Easter Holidays is priced from £168. There is no extra charge for children as kids go free throughout 2018. This is based on a B&B basis for all family members and can be booked via www.brookscountryhouse.co.uk or by calling 01989 730211. 

Lovely new St Mawes offering from Perfect Stays

 

We are huge fans of Perfect Stays, whose holiday cottages are exceptionally lovely. This new addition to their portfolio in St Mawes sleeps 8, with a spectacular terrace overlooking the sea. Newly renovated with luxurious mod-cons as well as cosy wood burners. Plus it's dog friendly. 31 March–7 April is still available, £2860 for the week. perfectstays.co.uk

And it's not too late to hit the slopes with Powder Byrne

It's been a record season for snow, and it's not too late to enjoy it! Easter is the ideal team to ski with kids, as you'll get more sunshine. Waldhaus in Flims was completely re-furb'd in 2017, so it's a traditional ski hotel with all the up-to-date facilities you could dream of including a world-class spa. Stay from 24th March from £2,295 per person or from 31st March from £2575 per person. powderbyrne.com