Punta Cana with the family: plans and recommendations

As temperature rises, summer holidays approach and family holidays should be planned. Families look for relax, entertainment and disconnection from daily routines.

There are many destinations where to go on your family holidays, but just a few with such a fabulous landscape and leisure activities for the entire family as Punta Cana, a perfect place where to disconnect from family tasks and relax.

punta cana Catalonia hotels

The Dominican Republic offers travellers a wide range of family activities like water sports or excursions to natural areas. Which are the three best family plans in Punta Cana you cannot miss?

  1. Visit Playa Bavaro: recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana, and the perfect place where to enjoy a long walk along the beach, diving in the deep sea and playing with the family until late. This must-visit beach in the Caribbean is really popular for its white sand and crystal waters.
  2. Practice water sports: Practicing sports with your family is a fantastic option on your holidays. Is it the perfect plan for adventurous families? They can start with a tour across mangroves and finish practicing snorkel at the Caribbean waters.
  3. A journey to the centre of the Earth: Visit the cave Cuevas Fun Fun, in the area of  Los Haitises, one of the most interesting excursions for families in Punta Cana. 7 kilometers of caves full of stalactites with a long history.



Are you looking for the perfect accommodation?

Choosing a comfortable hotel where to feel at home is a key factor that will make your family holidays in Punta Cana a successful or unsuccessful experience. Therefore, you should better choose a family hotel which meets all your needs.

family holidays in Punta Cana

family holidays in Punta Cana

The Dominican Republic has a wide range of hotels. In fact, family hotels in Punta Cana are really popular, like Catalonia Punta Cana hotel. This family hotel in Punta Cana is located in Playa Bavaro area and offers excellent services for kids and adults such as sport areas, pools, direct access to a lake where to play and gourmet gastronomy.

Visit Madrid with your family, entertainment for adults and kids

Madrid has a lot to offer. It’s full of museums, leisure parks and city tours, a perfect destination for a relaxing family escape.

Despite many people travels to Madrid in summer, it’s really hot in the capital in this season, so you should better travel in May or June. You should visit Madrid by foot (or by bus), therefore if you are travelling to Madrid with kids, you should better take advantage of cooler temperatures in this season.

Family Experience - Petit Palace Hotels

Family Experience – Petit Palace Hotels

There are a lot of hotels in Spain, but not all of them are perfect to spend your family holidays. The destination should offer attractions for  kids, interesting activities, gourmet restaurants and a great family friendly hotels. These hotels should offer extra services for families like: big rooms for 4 to 5 people, children menus, baby buggies, bikes for family tours, etc.

There are great family hotels in Madrid but in which area of the city? Are they perfectly connected with the city nerve centres? These are the favourite hotels of families looking for a city hotel for families in Madrid

  1. Petit Palace Cliper Gran Via Hotel: Petit Palace Cliper Gran Via Hotel is one of the best family hotels in Gran Via, a city hotel with excellent extras like toys for our children, WiFi, baby buggies and privileged location.
  1. Petit Palace Arenal Hotel: Petit Palace Arenal Hotel is another city hotel in Madrid designed for families. It was totally renewed in 2012 and connects Puerta del Sol with Opera. Which extras make it the perfect family friendly hotel? Gourmet breakfast, WiFi and high-tech rooms.
  1. Petit Palace Arturo Soria Hotel: Our last recommendation in this list of family hotels in Madrid is Petit Palace Arturo Soria, a hotel near IFEMA that is perfect for families enjoying mor than a week of holidays in Madrid. It’s perfectly connected with the centre of the city and its service and customer attention are excellent.

Enjoy your family holidays in Majorca

Northern Majorca is full of beautiful places to discover with your family. Although the south od Majorca hides amazing sandy beaches and attractions and it’s close to Palma, there are spectacular places in the north side of the island like Playa de Muro, or Cala Millor, rocky coast and caves in the East Coast of Majorca.

Benefits of travelling with your family to Majorca

Cala Agulla, Majorca

Cala Agulla, Majorca

Family is one of the most important things in life, but daily routines, stress and problems are difficult to bear, so a great plan is taking a family holiday break to spend some time with your beloved ones without worrying about anything.

If you are travelling with your family, there are some positive effects such as the fact that spending 24 hours together on your holidays improves relations due to group activities, excursions, outdoor sports, beach activities, family walks after dinner enjoying history, culture and new food… All these and much more to ensure a memorable family holiday. .

We suggest you travel to Majorca as this Mediterranean island is the perfect family destination with amazing places like Cala Millor, Capdepera, Cala Ratjada, Son Servera, Colonia de Sant Pere and many more in the East and North Coast of the island, where you can do lots of family and group activities. Except Adults Only areas and children’s parks, this area is full of cultural and leisure places to meet all ages needs.

Garden Hotels Family Experience

In reference to accommodations, Majorca has a great advantage: there are all kinds of family hotels, from the fabulous hotels in Playa de Muro with top quality services (some even have a bike repair shop) to the wonderful and quiet beach hotels in Cala Ratjada, Cala Bona, Sa Coma, Son Servera, Costa de los Pinos and Canyamel.

If you want to enjoy a great family holiday, our recommendation is the little fishermen’s town of Cala Ratjada, which belongs to Capdepera municipality, really close to Arta (one of the best places to enjoy art, culture and gastronomy in the island of Majorca). Choose one of the many hotels with apartments for families in Cala Ratjada and don’t worry about anything: all what you need within a few steps from idyllic beaches.

Why choosing Costa Adeje as your holiday destination?

Why choosing Costa Adeje as your holiday destination? Answering this question is not easy. There are many different reasons and everybody has its reasons. We have selected our personal reasons. They may or may not be the same as other travellers, as every traveller chooses a different type of travel and adventure. Do you want to live your own adventure in Costa Adeje?

Costa Adeje, Tenerife

First, if you have not visited Costa Adeje yet, here’s a bit of history and general information: it’s a top tourist attraction that hosts millions tourists every year. The weather is excellent in the South of Tenerife -spring all year round- with impressive landscapes and it is one of the best sun and beach holiday destinations in the world. It’s part of Adeje region and takes its natural beauty and quality in all services provided to other areas of Tenerife like Playa de las Americas -Los Cristianos and the famous Puerto de la Cruz, however Costa Adeje is considered the southern jewel.

Its atmosphere is quieter and more exclusive than in other traditional tourist destinations in Tenerife. Costa Adeje is just 5 minutes away from the centre of Adeje’s town, where you can enjoy tradition to the fullest: taverns, markets, craft shops, art centres, heritage, charming streets and natural areas that will just amaze you.

Costa Adeje’s Coast can be divided into different areas, each of them is linked to an important beach and its particular atmosphere. We can then talk about Playa Paraiso, Fañabe, El Duque, Sueño Azul, Torviscas and El Puertito.

Playa Fañabe hotels and resorts in Playa del Duque are the most exclusive ones in the area, where -if you are looking for accommodation- you should stay and check their availability. These hotels are really varied and we must stand out some of the best Adults only hotels in Costa Adeje, as well as the best spa hotels in Tenerife like IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Salome.

family hotel in Costa Adeje

family hotel in Costa Adeje

There’s a wide range of activities and plans to do in this small coastal area in the south of Tenerife of just 26 kms, including 4 kms of beaches. There are 8 big beaches with excellent services and then small secret coves in La Caleta area, a must-see place on your romantic holidays: it’s one of the most romantic places in the island, a natural protected area that you can enjoy and should respect.

In relation to nature, Costa Adeje is really close to the popular natural reserve of Barranco del Infierno.

Reasons why you should not miss it:

  • Water Sports- it’s the best place to practice water sports, from sailing to diving, kitesurfing and surfing.
  • Hiking.- you can walk through impressive areas of high difficulty and volcanic origins with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Relax and comfort- it’s one of the best areas to enjoy a relaxing holiday with excellent services.
  • Great atmosphere.- either by day or by night. Available for all ages, whether you are a teenager or a senior.
  • Gastronomy.- apart of its great international restaurants, there are many gourmet places and traditional cuisine restaurants.
  • Beaches.- the best way to enjoy your holidays in Costa Adeje is visiting its beaches and secret coves.
  • Safety.- it’s one of the quietest and safest holiday destination in Spain.
  • Connections.-South Tenerife airport allows you to fly to almost any place in Europe at affordable prices.
  • Hotels.- there are high quality hotels and also luxury hotels in Tenerife as the emblematic IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel El Mirador and IBEROSTAR Anthelia.