Sri Lanka's wildlife is a key draw for families, from turtles
laying eggs on the beach on the West Coast, to whale watching,
safaris and visits to places like the Elephant Orphanage in
Pinnewela, which is much loved by kids and adults alike. The lovely
villa options for larger families or 3G trips make Sri Lanka even
more popular for a family-friendly holiday.
Thailand is seriously geared up for children with some great
resorts, including the Evason Phuket which boasts its own island
for water sports and diving with a difference. Or in the North,
Chiang Mai is wonderful for outdoorsy activities with elephant
trekking, biking and river rafting on the agenda at one of our
favourite family hotels, the Dhara Dhevi resort.
India may not be a country that springs to mind when you think
'family holiday' but Rajasthan and some of the national parks offer
a colourful and vibrant holiday with a difference, especially if
you visit during Holi festival (normally in February or March every
Asia has so much to offer families, from the Orangutans of
Borneo to the 'otherness' of techy Japan (think robots and samurai
lessons), and our experts can certainly match the perfect country
to your family's ages and interests.