a&u Family Travel Awards

The BEST family holiday ever...

We have had a wonderful year of family travel, both within the a&u team and listening to stories of family holidays (including some disasters) from friends and industry experts.

Finally after much deliberation we are thrilled to announce the WINNERS of the a&u Family Travel Awards 2018. Whilst every operator on this shortlist comes highly recommended by angels & urchins, the winners stand out as offering the very best in family travel:


Best International Family Specialist


Best Family Resort

Winner: Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Greece  

Shortlisted: Hermitage Hotel, Elba
Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki, Greece  
Martinhal, Sagres, Portugal
Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort and Spa, Mauritius 
The Residence, Falhumaafushi, Maldives  
Westin Resort, Costa Navarino, Greece 


Best Kids' Club


Best Family Ski Company

LUXURY

Winner: Powder Byrne

Shortlisted: Camel Snow
Consensio
Ski Bespoke

MID-RANGE

Winner: Ski Famille

Shortlisted: Chilly Powder
Family Ski Company
Meriski
Peak Retreats
Premiere Neige


Best Family Adventure Specialist

Winner: Yellow Zebra Safaris

Shortlisted: Aardvark Safaris
Activities Abroad
Bushbaby Travel 
Intrepid Travel


Best Villa Specialist 


Best UK Family Hotel

Winner: Gleneagles, Perthshire

Shortlisted: Bedruthan, Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall
The Calcot, Tetbury, Gloucestershire
The Cary Arms, South Hams, Devon
Chewton Glen, New Forest, Hampshire
Fowey Hall, Fowey, South Cornwall
The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire
Lucknam Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Thurlestone Hotel, nr Kingsbridge, Devon

 

Best UK Self-Catered

Winner: Beach Retreats

Shortlisted: 
Bruern Holiday Cottages
Canopy & Stars
Crabtree & Crabtree
Feather Down Farms
Perfect Stays
Sugar & Loaf


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR NOMINEES. HAPPY TRAVELLING!