Casual Luxury in Cabo San Lucas at Hacienda Encantada Resort

infinity-pool-hacienda-encantada

Hacienda Encantada Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is a great option for an easy family beach vacation. It’s conveniently located 25 minutes from the international airport in a secluded position with spectacular views of the Sea of Cortez, yet only 10 minutes from the bustling downtown and Cabo Marina. The resort embraces the desert-meet-ocean setting and offers both…

Europe Family Vacation Planning: Is an Adventures by Disney Tour Right for You?

kids-cooking-class

I’ve taken two Adventures by Disney guided tours in Europe, Adventures by Disney Viva Italia and Adventures by Disney Scotland, A Brave Adventure. Both itineraries are fantastic and provide families with an incredible way to experience these destinations. But it’s not as simple as a rave review; deciding how to travel in Europe with your…

A Foodie Paradise Near the Sea at L’Andana in Tuscany

Landana-terrace-view-golf

L’Andana is set in the heart of the scenic Maremma region of Tuscany, just a few kilometers from the Tyrrhenian Sea. The 1,200-acre Tuscan estate offers families luxurious accommodations, impeccable service, and an exquisite Michelin-rated restaurant. Despite these grown-up pleasures, children have their own amenities including a kids’ club and pool, and well as the opportunity to take  private…

Top Tips for Visiting Italy’s Lake Como with Kids

lake como

In a country with more than its fair share of spectacular landscapes, Italy’s Lake Como is one of the most breathtaking. Even better, it’s a fabulous destination to explore with kids with tons to do and outstanding family-friendly accommodations. We asked Andrea Grisdale, the CEO of Lake Como-based Italy vacation specialists IC Bellagio, to share insider tips on…

A Posh Family Beach Vacation at Jamaica’s Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Property overview at Round Hill, Jamaica

Jamaica has always been noted for its warm hospitality, and I can’t think of anywhere on the island that epitomizes it better than Round Hill Hotel & Villas. Tucked amid 100 acres on a peninsula near Montego Bay, it radiates an easy elegance and graciousness that draw generations of families back over and over. Repeat guests are greeted by hugs and personal hellos;…