Taking your toddler on holiday is one of the best ways you can make memories and spend quality time together. Whether you are thinking about a toddler holiday in the UK, or further afield in Europe, we’ve got you covered! Read on to discover the best toddler holidays you need to go on in 2020 and 2021.
The Best Toddler Holidays In Europe
#1. Pirates Village, Santa Ponsa, Majorca
This pirate themed hotel is the perfect choice for swashbucklers looking for a fun filled holiday! Life is centered around the Pirates Tower Pool, which is a large lagoon shaped swimming pool with a separate area for little ones.
Toddlers will love the Pirates Bay Splash Park with water slides, waterfalls and caves, and the Pirates Mini Cave Club is a kids club with a difference – there is a bouncy castle, games and a little stage. The hotel is a 15 minute walk from the beach at Santa Ponsa and close to the bars and restaurants.
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#2. Fergus Club Europa, Paguera, Majorca
This hotel is great for toddler holidays. It’s a village style complex set in a lush pine forest near to Paguera. There is a splash park with slides, water cannons, buckets, a playground, and a supervised Baby Club for children aged 2-4 where they can do arts and crafts, play games and listen to stories. There is a daily shuttle bus to the beach and resort centre.
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#3. Iberostar Ciudad Blanca, Majorca
The best thing about the gorgeous 4* toddler friendly Iberostar Ciudad Blanca is its location – just metres from the fine white sand at Alcudia Beach – one of the best beaches on the island for babies and toddlers. The hotel also has a fab little splash park, a children’s swimming pool and a playground. Family friendly apartments are available, and you can choose the Half Board / All Inclusive option if you don’t want to cook. A great choice for families wanting a beachfront hotel which is extremely toddler friendly.
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#4. Kiani Beach Resort, Crete
This amazing all inclusive complex is located on the outskirts of Kalyves village overlooking a sandy beach. Babies and toddlers will love the pirate ship themed playground, and kids pool with little slides and a fountain. The hotel offers a great All Inclusive option, and family rooms are available.
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#5. Melia Cala Galdana, Menorca
The 5* Melia Cala Galdana hotel is in a great location right on Cala Galdana beach, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in Menorca. The Melia has 2 outdoor swimming pools, a shady children’s playground and a Creche for children aged 8 months+ The crèche is open between May and October and has books, toys, sleeping areas, a soft play area and a TV and DVD player. Family rooms and suites are available at the Melia too.
A great choice for families wanting a toddler friendly holiday near a stunning beach.
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#6. Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel, Cyprus
This fab hotel is a firm favourite for toddler holidays It’s in a stunning beachfront location and has 2 kids pools and a little playground. There is also an indoor pool which is useful if you are travelling in early spring or late summer. The All Inclusive Plus package is great value as it includes selected international branded drinks, a stocked mini-bar on arrival and a great choice of dining options. 2 bedroom suites sleeping up to a maximum of 5 are available.
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#7. Fantasia Bahia Principe, Tenerife
The new Fantasia Bahia Principe is a brand new 5* hotel in Tenerife which is amazing for toddlers! There is a fairytale Cinderella style castle, heated kids swimming pool, all days kids clubs (for children aged 3+), mini discos and evening entertainment. Babies and toddlers will love the 2 splash parks and 5 outdoor swimming pools and playground. There is also plenty for adults at the Fantasia Bahia Principe Tenerife including 3 a la carte restaurants and of course the rejuvenating the Spa.
Family master suites are available with big comfy beds and blackout blinds to give you the best chance of a lie in! All Inclusive is available.
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#8. Royal Son Bou Family, Menorca
Regularly voted Trip Adviser’s best family friendly hotel in Spain, the Royal Son Bou Family Club is a great choice if you are looking for a toddler friendly hotel in Menorca. There is a huge children’s swimming pool with a pirate ship and waterslides, and this area is enclosed and surrounded by artificial grass. The hotel is great for beach lovers too with direct access to Son Bou Beach, which is the longest on Menorca. There is a Kid’s Club for babies aged 0 -2. One and 2 bedroom apartments are available.
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#9. THB Tropical Island, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote
This mega resort has loads of facilities and activities for the whole family. There are 10 swimming pools including 5 children’s pools and a splash park, sports courts and the beach is just a 20 minute walk away. The apartments are all low rise and have a kitchenette, lounge and balcony / terrace. Free WIFI is included. The focal point of the resort is the large arena where nightly shows take place.
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#10. Magic Natura Animal Waterpark & Polynesian Lodge Resort– Benidorm, Costa Blanca
The Magic Natura is Europe’s first animal and water theme park located just outside Benidorm. All guests get free entry to the Terra Natura Animal Park and the Aqua Natura Waterpark so it is great choice for animal lovers and water babies!!
The animal park has over 1500 animals including tigers, rhinos and elephants and there aren’t any bars or barriers to stop babies being able to see everything. Accommodation is in 1 bedroom / 2 bedroom Polynesian lodges and some of them have a Jacuzzi!
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#11. Grecotel Creta Palace, Crete
The Grecotel Creta Palace is a 4* beachfront toddler friendly hotel with a fab kids swimming pool complete with its own waterslides. Water babies will also love the massive outdoor swimming pool and splashing in the sea which is just metres from this hotel – pedalos, snorkelling and water sports are also available here too! The hotel is set in landscaped gardens and has 4 restaurants and 4 bars. Full board and half board options are available. Family bungalows with a flat screen TV, fridge, air con and daily room cleaning are available.
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#12. Haydarpasha Palace, Turkey
The Haydarpasha Palace has its own private beach, 3 children’s swimming pools, a children’s splash park, a bowling alley and a waterpark with slides. Parents will love relaxing in the Spa. There are 8 restaurants and the main restaurant serves a children’s buffet. Family rooms with 2 bathrooms are available.
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#13. Labranda Sandy Beach, Corfu
The Labranda Sandy Beach is on the beachfront and is a short walk from the resort centre of St George South with its bars and restaurants. There are 4 swimming pools, a playground, stunning gardens and a busy entertainment schedule. The hotel is also close to Agios Georgios Beach which has a blue flag and a beautiful cove with clean, clear water. There are 4 hotel restaurants and an excellent All Inclusive package.
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#14. MarBella Corfu
The 5* MarBella Corfu hotel is in great location overlooking Agios Ioannis Peristeron Beach, which is one of the quieter beaches on Corfu. Popular with locals, this beach has crystal clear waters and sand and shingle to play in – ideal for toddlers! There are 2 children’s swimming pools and a shaded playground with swings, slides and a roundabout. The creche is for children aged 4 months+ so parents can get a bit of me time in the Spa while the little ones are having their own fun. Family rooms and 2 bedroom suites are available. The All Inclusive option is popular with families.
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#15. Labranda Blue Bay Resort, Rhodes
The Labranda Blue Bay Resort is in a great location on the beach near to the resort of Ialyssos in Rhodes. Toddlers will love the pirate themed splash pool and water park with its waterslides. The Labranda is well known for its excellent family friendly entertainment which includes shows, a mini disco and music. 2-bedroom family rooms and bungalows are available.
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#16. Belvedere Village Apartments, Lake Garda, Italy
This large village style complex has got loads of fun things for toddlers including 3 massive swimming pools, a splash park and a children’s playground. There are also 2-bedroom family apartments with air con and basic kitchenette facilities. It’s in an ideal location to explore gorgeous Lake Garda in Northern Italy and Gardaland theme park. Don’t miss trying out Italian gelato!
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#17. Anna Hotel, Halkidiki
This family run hotel in Halkidiki gets great reviews from families with toddlers who love the recently refurbished swimming pool and modern rooms. As well as a large outdoor swimming pool, there is a little kids pool with swings, slides and a sea saw in it which toddlers will love. The hotel is also close to the beach and the centre of the lively resort of Pefkohori.
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#18. Abora Continental By Lopesan Hotels, Gran Canaria
The Abora Continental By Lopesan Hotel has recently been refurbished so it has stylish interiors, modern rooms, a new food court, and a 24/7 drinks and snacks area. It is located in a quiet part of Playa Del Ingles resort close to a stunning beach. The hotel has gorgeous tropical gardens, 3 outdoor swimming pools (inc a kids pool) and a playground and mini disco. Family rooms sleeping up to 4 are available.
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#19. Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort, Fuerteventura
The Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort is a beachfront Canarian village style resort next to the marina, and only 10 minutes from the airport. There is a brand new Pirate and Princess complex with a fantastic little splash pool as well as a Kids Pool and a little playground. Accommodation is in bungalows which have kitchenette facilities and air con. WIFI and English TV channels are available.
There are great sports facilities at the Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort which includes pedalo hire, mini golf and table tennis. Evening entertainment including professional shows and a mini disco is also available.
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#20. H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens, Costa Teguise
The H10 hotel is great for families looking for a toddler holiday in Lanzarote! Toddlers will love playing on the pirate ship in the swimming pool where they can whizz down slides and play in the fountains. There is also a shallow swimming pool for toddlers, and a playground – plus excellent sports facilities including a football pitch and archery. The hotel has recently been refurbished, and is just a few minutes’ walk to the beach as well as being close to the resort of Costa Teguise. Family suites sleep up to 4, and have a balcony or terrace with a pool and garden views. They all have WIFI, flatscreen TV, air con and a microwave.
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#21. Adalya Elite Lara, Turkey
The palatial Adalya Elite Lara hotel has everything you need for a toddler holiday in Turkey – including a fun fair!! There is a fantastic range of bars, restaurants and cafes and a Spa and Wellness Centre to revitalise tired parents. The hotel is in a prime beachfront location and is just 650m from the centre of Lara Beach. Little ones will love the waterpark, splash park, mini disco and mini fun fair. A range of family rooms sleeping up to 4 are available. All Inclusive is available too.
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#22. Adrian Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel, Tenerife
The 5* Adrian Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel has impressive seaviews over to the neighbouring island of La Gomera. Adults will love the infinity pools, stunning gardens and spa and babies and toddlers will love the pirate ship, indoor soft play and Roni, the hotel mascot. There is a kids club for children aged 10 months – 3 years where little ones can do arts and crafts, play games and listen to stories. There are 3 restaurants and a kids buffet is served in one of the restaurants.
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#23. Clube Humbria, Olhos D’Agua, Portugal
The Clube Humbria is a great option for families looking for a toddler holiday in Portugal. Recently nominated as one of Tripadvisor’s Best Hotels For Families, the apartments are light and airy surrounding a large pool area, and the beach is just a 10 minute walk away. One of the highlights of the Club Humbria is the new splash park with tipping buckets and slides – perfect for toddlers! Away from the pool, there is also a children’s playground. The apartments are spacious and have a little kitchenette with a proper fridge and sink so you can prepare small meals.
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#24. Invisa Figueral Resort, Ibiza
This new holiday resort complex is set just off Es Figueral beach boasting fantastic views of the bay and only 5 miles from Ibiza Town. There are 2 outdoor swimming pools, a splash park and a playground at the hotel. Family rooms are available. The best thing about the resort is the Pirates Island water activity zone with tipping buckets, water cannons and buckets. Toddlers will also love the playground and evening mini disco!
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#25. Olympic Lagoon, Cyprus
The 5* luxury beachfront hotel is popular with families with babies and toddlers. There are 2 outdoor children’s pools, including a freshwater pool with slides, and an indoor pool. There is a Creche for babies aged 6 months+ with a soft play area, books and toys and fully qualified staff to look after them.
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#26. King Evelthon Beach Hotel & Resort, Cyprus
This luxury resort is located in a peaceful setting in Paphos with stunning sea views. There are 2 outdoor swimming pools including a kids pool, an indoor pool and also a fab waterpark. Toddlers will love playing in the playground and the indoor play area. Tuck in to the 4 hotel restaurants at the King Evelthon including 1 buffet restaurant and 3 a la carte restaurants. All inclusive option is available. There are a range of family rooms.
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#27. Magic Robin Hood, Benidorm, Spain
Toddlers will love this Robin Hood themed resort just outside Benidorm with its enchanted lands, splash park and even a Richard the Lionheart castle! The wooden lodges where guests stay are designed to transport you straight back to the Robin Hood story. There is a massive outside pool area with a slides and children’s section as well as a water park and a Splash park with fountains, sprays and tipping buckets. Away from the pool is an adventure playground and an indoor soft play area.
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#28 Hotel Mediteran, Croatia
The Hotel Mediteran is a 4* hotel in a beautiful location just 100m from the glistening, clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. The old town of Porec is just 2km away too, and you can get the tourist train there! The hotel has 2 outdoor swimming pools including a kids pool and a pool with a children’s section. Little ones will let off steam at the hotel playground and indoor soft play area.
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The BEST Toddler Holidays In The UK
#29. Finlake Holiday Resort, Devon
This huge holiday complex is set in one of the sunniest and warmest regions of the UK. All the better for enjoying a toddler holiday then! Toddlers will love the outdoor play area and heated pool when the sun’s out, and an indoor water playground and soft play to keep boredom at bay on rainy days! Choose to stay in one of the toddler friendly log cabins set amongst 130 acres of Devon countryside. You can even add travel cots, stair gates and high chairs to ensure you’ve all the essentials you need.
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#30. Oakdene Forest, Hampshire
Oakdene Forest is an incredible choice for a toddler holiday because it’s close to some brilliant attractions. For instance, it’s just half an hour’s drive to the amazing Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park theme park in Southampton. If you’d also like to enjoy the on-site activities, you’ll be well catered for. There’s a Go Juniors kids’ club for 3-7 year-olds, so it’s great for older toddlers. Plus, you can look forward to family-friendly entertainment at the Oak Showbar.
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#31. Sherwood Castle Holiday Forest, Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
Fancy reliving the days of Robin Hood on your next holiday? This toddler friendly holiday park is set within the historic . Toddlers will love exploring the onsite bug hotel, nature trail or letting off steam in the play area. Head further into Sherwood Forest and you’ll discover the legendary story of Major Oak, an ancient tree that’s at least 850 years old!
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#32. Bluestone 5* Holiday Park, Wales
Bluestone is a 5* holiday park in Pembrokeshire, south west Wales set in a forest with luxurious lodges, a spa and an indoor waterpark.
The 4 night midweek Toddler Holidays at Bluestone start from £199 per family and have loads of activities and entertainment specifically for toddlers such as singing and dancing, story telling, puppet shows, mini beast hunts and pond dipping. There is also a Hobbit and Fairy’s Secret Village for toddlers to explore! Families also get complimentary entry to the Blue Lagoon Waterpark, indoor Adventure centre with its circus themed soft play and the new indoor Serandome with water play area.
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#33. Foxhunter Park, Kent
Foxhunter Park is a beautifully landscaped Mediterranean style holiday park near to Ramsgate in Kent. Sandy beaches are a short drive away and the holiday park has a stunning water garden, bird aviary, adventure land and outdoor swimming pools for both adults and toddlers. The seaside resorts of Whitstable and Broadstairs are easily accessible. Families can choose to stay in a wide range of stunning caravans and lodges. The clubhouse provides family friendly dining and entertainment
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#34. Whitemead Forest Park, Forest of Dean
Whitemead Forest Park is tucked away in the peaceful woodland of the majestic Forest of Dean. It’s the perfect place to have some relaxing family time together enjoying woodland walks and bags of fresh air. The holiday park has an indoor swimming pool with children’s swimming pool, indoor play area and an activity programme for children aged 3+. Perrygrove Railway, Clearwell Caves and the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo are also close by.
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#35. Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort, Cornwall
Just outside Newquay, Atlantic Reach Holiday Resort has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, nightly entertainment and over 200 holiday homes – some which are suitable for pets. There are holiday homes to suit all budgets, and they all have open plan living areas with spacious layouts and gardens. Some of the holiday homes have hot tubs.
There are amazing leisure facilities at Atlantic Reach holiday resort including a large, modern gym which runs over 80 classes a week, and a Spa which offers relaxing pampering treatments. Toddlers will love the 2 swimming pools, football pitch, indoor soft play and packed entertainment schedule. There is also a Kids Club for tiny tots where little ones can take part in fun activities like story telling, clay modelling and arts and crafts. The beach is 15 minutes away, and the resort is close to the attractions of Newquay including Newquay Zoo.
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#36. Glynn Barton Cottages, Cornwall
Glynn Barton have 8 delightful baby and toddler friendly holiday cottages in a forest in the heart of Cornwall. Family run by James, Pippa, Freddie and Max, Glynn Barton specialises in offering toddler holidays.
Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler ride on park, playbarn, daily animal feeding and egg collecting – and parents can recharge their batteries by taking a dip in the hot tub, booking a soothing massage or simply using the Babysitting service so they can go out and enjoy one of Cornwall’s famous restaurants. It’s no wonder Glynn Barton has such a high percentage of returning families who go back every year!
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#37. Sandymouth Holiday Park, Cornwall
Sandymouth Holiday Park is just a short walk from Sandymouth Bay and only 15 mins drive from Bude. There is a range of static caravans and holiday lodges which can sleep between 6 and 8 people. Free WIFI is also provided. Babies and toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool and outdoor splash pool, sports pitch and activity programme. There are also activities for toddlers include Clown Academy and Pirates Paradise!
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#38. Fallbarrow Holiday Park, Lake District
This holiday park is in one of the best locations in the Lake District; on the shores of Lake Windermere and a 5-minute stroll into Windermere town centre itself. Toddlers will love the outdoor playground, sports court and feeding the ducks from the shores of the lake. The Boathouse Bar and Restaurant serves family friendly food, and there is a Deli onsite too.
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#39. Barmouth Bay Holiday Park, Wales
Barmouth Bay holiday park is in an ideal location – between the mountains of Snowdonia and the sea. Run by Away Resorts, this holiday park is great for families with babies and toddlers as it has direct beach access, an indoor heated swimming pool, a play area and a packed activity schedule (during school holidays).
There is a range of accommodation at Barmouth Bay including luxury caravans and lodges (some with hot tubs!), glamping pods and tents. Short breaks at Barmouth Bay start from £112 per family for 2 nights.
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