Watersports at Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Top luxury hotels for multigenerational holidays

This one's for the whole family

After booming in popularity in a post-covid world, it seems the multigenerational holiday is here to stay. And while organising a trip that grandparents and kids will both love may seem like a tall order, the right hotel can make all the difference. Whether you're dreaming of beachside lounging, mountain hikes or cultural explorations, these are the top hotels for a multigenerational family holiday to remember.

Marbella Club

Summer Bar at Marbella Club Hotel
Summer Bar Marbella Club Hotel

The Marbella Club began its life as the home of the princely Hohenlohe family, so it’s fitting that it’s still a fantastic spot for families today. The kid’s club is a hit with the little ones, while adults can chill in the Thalasso spa or try out the wellness programs. With 17 spacious villas to choose from, there’s plenty of space for everyone. Plus, the Clubhouse offers fantastic dining options that are perfect for family gatherings.


Golf Course at Castelfalfi
Golf course at Castelfalfi

This medieval village has been brought back to life as Castelfalfi, a brilliant hotel packed with activities for all ages. Golf lovers will enjoy Tuscany’s largest course, while thrill-seekers can tackle the Adventure Park. The Falfy Kids Club keeps the young ones entertained, so parents can join wine tastings or explore nearby towns. And if you feel like doing absolutely nothing, there’s a gorgeous pool area for just that.

Chewton Glen

Treehouse Hideaway Suite at Chewton Glen
Treehouse Hideaway Suite at Chewton Glen

This grand hotel in the New Forest is the ultimate country escape. With 130 acres of activities like tennis, croquet, and special cookery classes, there’s never a dull moment at Chewton Glen. The treehouse suites offer a stay that’s just as magical for adults as it is for the kids. The Beehive kids’ club, also in a treehouse, offers fun activities like sheep walking and scavenger hunts. For those looking to unwind, the stunning grounds and spa treatments fit the bill.

Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Kids' Swimming Pool at Sofitel Dubai The Palm
Kids' swimming pool at Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Located on Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel Dubai The Palm has it all: waterslides, a kids’ club and tonnes of sports facilities. Larger families are well catered for, with the option to book luxury villas with private pools and beach access. The dining options are diverse, and the 24-hour butler service means you don’t have to lift a finger. With Dubai’s attractions nearby, there’s more than enough going on to keep everyone entertained.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Ithaa Underwater Restaurant at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Ithaa underwater restaurant at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is all about luxury, both above and below the water. Spread across two islands, it features unique experiences like dining at the underwater Ithaa Restaurant and staying in the underwater villa, THE MURAKA. While one island is adults-only, the family-friendly side has a kids’ club, children’s pool and babysitting services. With 11 dining venues, including a cheese bar, even the fussiest eaters will be satisfied.

Six Senses Kaplankaya

Anhinga Beach at Six Senses Kaplankaya
Anhinga Beach at Six Senses Kaplankaya

On Turkey’s dazzling Aegean coast, Six Senses Kaplankaya offers private pool villas, kids’ clubs with sports and creative activities, and a spa for serious relaxation. Families can enjoy a dedicated beach club, delicious dining and various outdoor adventures (think hiking, kayaking and jet-skiing). Golf carts make it easy for older guests to navigate the hilly terrain, while three private sandy beaches provide plenty of space for sunbathing, swimming and making sandcastles.