flip flops or ski boots this winter
Posted on 10th Sep 2018
With summer over and the kids returning back to school, many parents will be thinking about a winter break, which is often considered a quieter time to travel. However, with many families looking to enjoy some warmer weather, or hit the slopes this coming season autumn availability is already limited. From a stay in a luxury chalet to a no-holds-barred adventure in Dubai, to a fly and flop break in the Caribbean or the Canaries, this selection of holidays is bound to bring festive cheer to the whole family.
What screams winter more than beautiful snow-covered mountains, hitting the slopes and ending the day by a roaring fire with a hot chocolate. Tots Too ski offers a selection of exceptional ski hotels and chalets in North America, Canada and across Europe, including the French Alps, Austria and Switzerland. To make a family ski trip as easy as possible the majority of our properties offer ski-in, ski-out access and are close to the ski lifts and ski schools. If this is the first time you have skied as a family our specialists take care or every last detail from equipment to private lessons and offer advice on the best destinations and resorts. To make sure your little ones are well- cared for we source the best ski schools, kids clubs with dedicated nursery slopes and children’s zones so that parents can enjoy the slopes.
Set in the heart of the Swiss Alps, Chalet RoyAlp Hôtel & Spa is the first five-star hotel in Villars and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. The hotel is perfectly positioned; boasting stunning vistas over the Dents du Midi,ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes and close proximity to the resort centre; perfect for families.
Set amongst the dramatic Sierra Nevada mountains, about an hour from the Spanish city of Granada, El Lodge is an enchanting Alpine-style hotel and a haven for skiers of all ages and abilities. Sierra Nevada is the second highest mountain range in Western Europe after the Alps and guests can ski out directly from the hotel.
The traditional Nira Montana is in a perfect position in La Thuile just a couple of minutes from the ski lifts. Located just through the Mont Blanc tunnel, this resort is just an hour and 45 minutes from Geneva which makes it ideal for families looking for a reasonable transfer time and there is good local childcare available.
If you’re looking to book something exciting, adventurous and different to any other holiday destination you’ve ever experienced, perhaps Dubai could be the place for you. With a breathtaking skyline, spectacular architecture and idyllic coastline, this ever-changing country is an extraordinary mix of a contemporary city and relaxing resorts making it a magnet for families of all ages.
The Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach boasts sophisticated style, luxurious Four Season services and a lazy beachfront sanctuary – with close access to shopping and entertainment for all the family
Nestled within 247 acres of protected forest, The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, Ajman boasts exceptional biodiversity and is home to almost sixty species of bird. Just 25 minutes from Dubai International airport; The Oberoi Beach Resort is a truly unique property for the region and offers exceptional natural beauty and privacy away from the fast pace of Dubai.
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, is an iconic resort on Dubai’s man-made Palm Island with endless ocean-themed activities for families and lots of dining options.
For a slower pace of life, the sun-kissed islands of the Caribbean offer soft beaches and a warm welcome for families with some of the most luxurious resorts for the ultimate fly and flop holiday. For something slightly closer to home the Canary Islands lie 70 miles off the coast of southern Morocco and it is this geographical position that affords the year-round tropical climate. Deservedly the first choice for many families over Autumn, the Canaries offer a selection of luxury resorts, lovely beaches and impressive landscapes.
As a family-owned and run resort, Blue Waters in Antigua understands families’ needs very well and offers a rare combination of exceptional family-friendly facilities and activities, whilst still retaining a boutique and intimate feel.
The elegant Hotel Bahia del Duque in the Canary Islands is noted for its warm family atmosphere. It has direct access to the wide golden beach, amidst generous landscaped gardens which makes it a fantastic location to unwind
The Ritz-Carlton Abama is a deluxe retreat positioned high on a cliff top, commanding spectacular views of the Atlantic ocean and La Gomera Island. The delightful staff treat each client as an individual by tailoring their services to your needs and truly setting a stage on which you and your family are the stars.« Back to blog home