Hotel Collection

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Adare Manor offers luxurious rooms that function well for families in a magical castle setting. The ambiance of the hotel and grounds is like stepping back in time, without sacrificing modern amenities. The property is spacious and serene, while offering many activities for every generation to enjoy. The pool is a real treat for young children,…

Al Gelso Bianco

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

The idyllic setting of this family-run wine and olive oil estate is a Tuscan dream. Recently restored farmhouses have been converted into seven apartments. The decor is modern, creative, and simple – perfect for young children. Outdoor spaces are phenomenal, with ample flat grass for running around, a sensational pool area, and a playground. Although…

Albergo Villa Casanova

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Albergo Villa Casanova is a luxurious retreat nestled in the hills between Lucca and the coast. The location is isolated up a windy country road, but this is exactly what makes this property wonderful; guests escape the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist attractions in this area (Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Cinque Terre to name…

Amori Villa

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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Amori Villa is Ubud’s best kept secret. This upscale, boutique hotel is comprised of just seven suites and villas tucked away among the rice paddy fields. The serene and peaceful atmosphere offers a much-needed break from the crowded and lively streets of central Ubud. The property has one communal area, an open-walled dining room and…

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is uniquely located in the tri-state area of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. The resort sits on a lush hillside on the Thailand side of the border, and is a 45-mile drive from the northern city of Chiang Rai and its regularly serviced airport. All rooms are elegantly…

Ashford Castle

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Staying at an Irish castle is an experience not to be missed. Ashford Castle was built 700 years ago and a visit is like going back in time. The setting and grounds are absolutely breath-taking. Although the property is one of Ireland’s landmark luxury hotels and known for romance, it’s kid-friendly too. As well as…

Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa and spa is as enchanting as its history. It appears to be an ancient Medieval estate, complete with manor house, church, feudal cottages and outbuildings. But all is not what it seems. It never was. The buildings weren’t actually built until 1927 when Lord Moyne (of Guinness brewery fame) commissioned an…

Ballyfin

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Like being set inside an Irish novel, visiting Ballyfin will blow your mind. It’s so far and above anything I’ve ever experienced anywhere. To call it a hotel is not adequate. The staff are like long-lost family, welcoming you home to rooms filled with art, antiques, books and stories of this former school-turned-luxury hotel. The…

Ballyvolane House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Run by a young family in southern Ireland, the six-room Ballyvolane House offers the comforts of home (plus a good bit of grandeur), live-in playmates, and a chance to experience a culture from the inside out. With a tree house to play in, woods to explore, animals to feed and fishing on premise, you can…

Bernardus Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Bernardus Lodge is a cozy retreat set in the vineyards and mountains of idyllic Carmel Valley. Although the property is a well-known romantic getaway, in recent years kids are frequent guests, particularly over the summer months. A few key amenities make it fun for them including an expansive croquet lawn and a lovely swimming pool.…

Borgo Iesolana

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A family-owned farm passed on through generations, Borgo Iesolana offers guests one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments in an unbelievable setting in Bucine, Tuscany. The landscaping and views are stunning and families have ample space to spread out. 11 apartments have been renovated with care and are well-equipped with usable kitchens and a private…

Borgo Lucignanello Bandini

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Borgo Lucignanello offers families the unique experience of staying in a quiet medieval village. Five apartments are spread around the village; this setup gives guests privacy and autonomy. It feels more like renting an independent apartment than staying in a shared accommodation. The one difference is the delightful manager, Doriana, who is available to answer questions and…

Borgo Pignano

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  • Category: HotelVilla
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Borgo Pignano is a beautifully appointed Tuscan borgo (village) — with a villa, a church and several farmhouses — that transports guests to the age of the Italian Renaissance while retaining modern comforts and an upscale ambiance. Families feel right at home in spacious accommodations and quickly become part of the Borgo Pignano family while playing games on…

Borgo Santo Pietro

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Borgo Santo Pietro, a 16-suite property located 45 minutes west of Siena, is one of the most beautiful hotels we’ve experienced in Italy. The atmosphere is exquisite and the service is highly personalized — it feels more like a private villa than a hotel, and this is what makes it work for families. Every guest is…

Borgo Scopeto Relais

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Borgo Scopeto represents a unique opportunity to stay in the Tuscan countryside and enjoy spectacular food and wine in a casual yet refined environment. Rooms vary in size and have modern decor and amenities. The expansive grounds provide plenty of space for kids to run around, and there are two swimming pools, tennis courts, mountain…

Bovey Castle

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Bovey Castle is the epitome of a British fairytale hotel. And, from a child’s point of view, it really is magical. There is a parrot awaiting to chat with them in the lounge, chickens with eggs for them to collect in the coop, wriggling ferrets to pet, and an extensive Bovey Rangers kids’ program and…

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Situated in a 2,000-acre stretch of historic parkland, the Bowood Resort & Spa is a luxurious getaway for every age. The stunning interior design is a highlight, as is the world-class golf course and thrilling Adventure Playground for school-age kids. In other words, everyone has the opportunity to have fun at Bowood. Guest rooms are…

Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa located in Milton, New York, is just a 70-mile ride from New York City. Despite its proximity to a busy highway, we were delighted to find a tranquil, majestic property full of fantastical gardens, a working farm and grand views of the Hudson River. The farm includes orchards, an aviary…

Byrnesgrove Farmhouse

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tucked away among the beautiful Kilkenny countryside, Byrnesgrove is a most welcoming farmstay. Hosts Jim and Laura Kenny go to great lengths to ensure that each guest enjoys an authentic farm experience, complete with hearty breakfasts and freshly baked treats, as well as interaction with their menagerie of animals and livestock. The rooms at Byrnesgrove…

Calcot Manor

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Calcot Manor is a luxurious and beautifully appointed 35-room hotel that offers ample opportunity for family time, as well as making it possible for parents to enjoy some “me” time. Rooms and common areas are spacious and wonderfully designed, yet still manage to feel welcoming and cozy. The hotel features a fantastic spa with a…

Carmel Valley Ranch

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Carmel Valley Ranch is a wonderful destination with kids. The one-bedroom suite accommodations are perfect for families as there is a back bedroom plus a sofa bed in the living room so parents get a bit of privacy. Onsite amenities are numerous including the River Ranch area that is perfect for children and includes a…

Casa Cornacchi Country House

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The atmosphere of this boutique property feels more like staying at a private villa than a hotel. Casa Cornacchi is comprised of a cluster of historic buildings that have been meticulously restored and turned into attractive guest accommodations. Views from public areas are stunning and, although the property is small, there are a number of…

Casa Zorzi

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Family-friendly Casa Zorzi, an old stone house converted into four apartments, lies in the charming medieval village of Arquà Petrarca, just outside Venice. The location makes for easy day trips into the city, as well as exploring the Veneto region. Apartments have kitchen facilities, but guests can dine at the owners’ nearby osteria if they…

Castello di Casole

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Castello di Casole is one of the largest private estates in Italy, with stunning quintessential Tuscan views that extend in every direction. U.S.-based Timbers Resorts owns the property and did an exceptional job restoring the original estate buildings into approachable, luxurious yet authentic-feeling public spaces and guest rooms. Family room options include a selection of 41 suites, as…

Chateau De Ribagnac

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

The setting around Chateau Ribagnac is stunning. An old chateau, the hotel is wonderfully restored, grand, and gorgeous. The owners have created an atmosphere that is warm, comfortable, yet still upscale. Guests have the freedom to do as they please. Meanwhile, the experience with children is remarkable. The safe and secure environment makes it seem…

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Chewton Glen is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in the UK, and is slowly inching farther into the family holiday space. Situated on the edge of the New Forest and just minutes’ walk from the sandy beach, it is the ideal place from which to experience rural and coastal England at its very finest.…

Colle San Paolo

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Colle San Paolo is a fantastic option for families visiting Umbria who want access to Tuscany too. Located above a quiet town in a rural area, the location is ideal for families who want to explore small, less touristy villages. Well-furnished apartments and a villa are spread across a sprawling olive oil estate. The fully equipped…

Colorado Trails Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Families seeking an authentic Western dude ranch experience need look no further than Colorado Trails Ranch, in spectacular Durango, Colorado near the border with New Mexico. Celebrating the property’s 50th year as a guest ranch, the team at Colorado Trails has fun for all ages down to a science. The horseback riding program is exceptional, with…

Country Kids Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Country Kids offers the incredibly relaxing, fun, and beautiful vacation you didn’t think was possible with small children. It is simultaneously rustic, friendly, and casual while offering true five-star luxury accommodations and personal service. Accommodations are comprised of 2-5 bedroom apartments and a renovated farmhouse. All rooms are child-friendly and come with high chairs, cribs, child…

Dionora

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Dionora is a bed & breakfast in a stunning setting just a few minutes outside of Montepulciano en route to Pienza. This six-room accommodation is an excellent solution for families who can’t meet Tuscany’s standard minimum Saturday-to-Saturday countryside requirement and want a convenient base from which to explore this spectacular area. The pool and garden are dreamy…

Domaine Des Hauts De Loire

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Set in a wooded park in the heart of the Loire Valley near Blois, this property has acres of space and trails for families to explore by bike or on foot, making it ideal for all ages. Additional onsite activities include swimming and tennis. Although the hotel is upscale with a Relais & Chateaux gastronomic…

Essex Culinary Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Vermont’s Essex Culinary Resort & Spa is a truly unique and special place to take a family vacation. It’s located in a beautiful, serene part of Vermont, offering activities such as hiking and biking in the surrounding areas. The theme and essence of the resort is cooking, and the resort offers opportunities for everyone in the…

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the world’s largest log cabin, exudes classic Canadian charm. Set on the beautiful Ottawa River, scenic views greet guests at every turn. Spacious guest rooms are chalet-style with wood beams and logs, consistent with the public areas of the hotel. In addition to seasonal sports like cross-country skiing and kayaking, a…

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We love the extensive activities offered at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, including a children’s program, multiple swimming pools (one with two long, curvy slides), a lake where you can fish, golf, and a full spa. Mini-golf, CrackerJax race cars, and a train park with a carousel are nearby. There are multiple restaurants onsite, in addition…

Fattoria di Maiano

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Fattoria di Maiano is an ancient hamlet converted into a set of apartments and a small guest house/ hotel located near the village of Fiesole, just a 10- to 15-minute drive outside Florence. The lovely apartments, many in the cloisters of a former convent, sleep four to 11 people and are perfect for families looking for…

Fattoria Varramista

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Varramista is a gorgeous active wine and olive oil estate midway between Florence and the Tuscan coast. Guests live among the vineyards in spacious apartments that are set-up for self-sufficiency. The property is vast with three distinctive guest areas. Varramista is unusual in that guests experience all the benefits of rural living yet the property…

Finca Rosa Blanca

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Finca Rosa Blanca is a great jumping off point for a vacation in Costa Rica. Accommodations are comprised of rooms, suites and villas all set on a working coffee planation. The kids loved this small, eco-inn with its natural pool and huge bathrooms. It has interesting artwork and a unique character and the staff was…

Follonico

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

We loved Follonico! Rooms are very spacious and bathrooms are brand-new, modern and clean. The hosts, particularly Fabio, are amazing. The space is great for kids, especially given the vegetable garden out back and the pond with ducks. They also have a chicken coop, a donkey and a horse on the property, so our kids…

Fonte de Medici

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A picture-perfect Tuscan road leads to the tiny hamlet of Santa Maria a Macerata and Agriturismo Fonte de’ Medici. The property is one of the estates owned by the famous winemaking Antinori family. Fonte de’ Medici features several fully restored and updated farmhouses, plus spacious and and beautifully appointed one-bedroom apartments, some of which can…

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Set in a jaw-dropping 500-year-old palazzo and 16th century convent, staying at the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (Florence) is a spectacular treat for every age and stage. This old world masterpiece is also home to the largest private botanical garden in Florence, which provides a glorious open space for kids to safely and happily roam. There’s…

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Four Seasons Hampshire is one of the UK’s top luxury countryside resorts. The term luxury is so loosely banded about nowadays, but from the moment you start the ascent up the drive past the fields of ponies waiting to be ridden and the beautifully manicured formal English gardens, you suspect that you might be in…

Glendine Country House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Glendine Country House is a gorgeous, historic Georgian manor. Full of antiques, the interior is like stepping back in time and the atmosphere is inviting and comfortable. We loved the warm welcome from the owner with fresh scones and tea. This is a huge property so there is room for kids to run around outside,…

Gleneagles

  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Gleneagles is one of those few hotels that you will want to go back to again and again. From fishing to falconry, kids off-road driving to horse-riding, it is difficult to find time to try everything in just one stay. Gleneaglets is the comprehensive children’s activity program that keeps all ages occupied should parents wish to spend some…

Hotel Adler-Thermae

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Set in the gorgeous Val d’Orcia, in close proximity to the wonderful hilltop towns of Pienza, Montalcino, and Montepulciano, Adler-Thermae is a thermal spa resort that combines Zen sensibilities with Tuscan charm and hospitality. The therapeutic thermal spa amenities added a whole new level of relaxation to our family vacation. In addition to the beautiful…

Hotel Mas Des Carassins

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The setting of this hotel is beautiful, with expansive, well-landscaped grounds and fountains throughout. Rooms are spacious and clean and the staff are warm and helpful. The evening dinner is amazing and reasonable for the area. It’s a 10-minute walk into the small town of St. Rémy, which has plenty of good restaurants and shops.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

If this resort wasn’t so close to downtown San Antonio, guests wouldn’t even think of leaving the grounds. From the relaxing lounge areas to the cozy library, the pampering spa to the PGA golf courses, and an amazing pool area for children of all ages, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa…

L’Andana

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The luxury resort L’Andana, with its Enrico Bartolini restaurant, is fabulous. From the moment you walk through the doors you know it’s something beyond special. The views and smells at this property are calming and beautiful with gorgeous gardens and a relaxing pool. The service and staff are marvelous. My boys loved the huge bathtub and…

La Bandita

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

At the end of a long and winding dirt road, La Bandita sits on a verdant hillside where kids can run around to their hearts’ content and interact with the farm animals on property. In the “Pig Sty,” a former pig sty converted into a luxe and gorgeous family suite. a sliding door gives parents…

La Bandita Townhouse

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

La Bandita is a stylish 12-room luxury boutique hotel tucked inside the historic center of Pienza, one of Tuscany’s most beautiful hill towns. Owner and manager John Voightmann has done a fabulous job incorporating modern style into the historical character of this beautiful 1460s building, which was once a convent. There are several room options that accommodate…

La Foce

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Foce is a vast family-owned estate in an idyllic rural setting. The property is comprised of restored farmhouses, a castle, and a magnificent garden that dates back to 1925. Guests adore its rustic character, authenticity, and charm – guest accommodations are well equipped for self-sufficiency with vast areas for families to relax outdoors. Open…

La Poggiolaia

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Poggiolaia is a five-unit gem for families who want apartment-style lodging in an intimate and quiet setting. Although there is a swimming pool, there are no other activity amenities onsite. Highlights include the charming and warm decor of the apartments, the spectacular views, and easy access from here to many of the area’s major…

La Sovana

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Sovana is a beautifully restored working farm/vineyard with a lovely pool, grounds to roam, a dining room, lounge, and outdoor patio. There’s a park area with play equipment. Rooms and apartments are simple but comfortable. The atmosphere is friendly with a helpful proprietor and staff. Meals in the onsite restaurant are excellent. The location…

Lamanai Outpost Lodge

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Old World

Lamanai offers small cabanas with thatched roofs in a jungle setting with beautiful views. Cabanas are comfortable with ceiling fans, indoor plumbing and double beds on wooden frames with very comfortable mattresses. Lighted pathways lead to the open air dining room where all meals are communal but not family style. The property has lush vegetation…

Le Chevrefeuille

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Le Chevrefeuille is a farmhouse complex in the Dordogne countryside surrounded by fields of sunflowers. The location is exceptional as almost all of the main tourist attractions are located within a 30-minute drive. The surrounding area is full of kid-friendly castles, prehistoric caves and outdoor adventures. Room types at the hotel vary for families and include…

Le Fleuray Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Le Fleuray is family-owned and the warm, inviting atmosphere makes guests feel right at home. Located in the heart of the Loire Valley in a tranquil and rural setting, the hotel is close to the best vineyards, castles, and towns to explore with kids. The restaurant features gourmet food from the region and in warmer months, it’s…

Le Hameau Des Baux

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Le Hameau Des Baux is a beautiful property in a gorgeous Provence setting. The interior is new, but the property retains an old-school farmhouse feel. The gardens are spectacular and the dining area feels very private. The location is great for regional exploration, and when a break from sightseeing is needed, the pool is idyllic…

Le Mas De Pierre

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Situated in the hills above the coastline, Le Mas de Pierre has the flavor and amenities of a countryside retreat with easy access to the seaside attractions of the Côte d’Azur. Upscale and understated, this 48-room property is comprised of traditional stone buildings on a picturesque 5-acre estate. The service and atmosphere is warm and…

Le Terre Dei Cavalieri

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Tuscany is saturated with agriturismos offering guest accommodations, but only a handful of properties stand out as special. Le Terre dei Cavalieri is in this category. Meticulously renovated farmhouses have been converted into spacious apartments and suites. Guest rooms are immaculate, decorated with care, and comfortable. A variety of configurations make the property well suited…

Liss Ard Estate

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

A 200-acre estate in southwest Ireland just outside Skibbereen town, Liss Ard Estate offers Liss Ard Country House, Garden Mews and the Lake Lodge. During summer months and school holidays, the children’s club is in action, with outdoor activities, sports, and treasure hunts. Indoor activities include arts and crafts, baking/cooking, and indoor sports. A library…

Locanda Rosati

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Locanda Rosati offers an authentic Italian farmhouse experience. The rural setting is idyllic, yet the location is just a short drive from historic Orvieto. We love that the property is relatively close to the A1 highway and provides an easy one-two night stop for families arriving in and out of the Rome airport who don’t…

Locanda Rossa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Locanda Rossa is a boho-chic resort located in the Maremma region of Tuscany a short drive from the Ligurian Sea. It offers 18 rooms, suites, and 3-bedroom apartments, accommodating families of up to six people. An onsite organic farm-to-table restaurant serves a fresh buffet and an la carte menu for breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner. The most…

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

About 20 minutes outside of Bath, Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa is the ultimate English countryside estate for exploring the town and the Cotswolds. The hotel is set upon a magnificent 500 acres with horseback riding (ponies for the little ones), walking and running trails, indoor tennis, a playground and much more. Accommodations consist of…

MacArthur Place

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Walking distance from downtown Sonoma, MacArthur Place is an integrated inn and spa. The property has extremely comfortable rooms and the spa services are outstanding. The grounds are beautiful and fun for toddlers to run around. The staff is super-friendly and we found the onsite restaurant, Saddles, to be very nice, yet low-key enough for…

Marignolle Relais & Charme

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Charming villa located in the hills outside of Florence (ten minute cab ride into the city) is a welcome respite from the crowds of the city. The pool is a great relief with kids after a day of sightseeing in the heat of the Tuscan summers. The staff is kind and informative and very helpful…

Marriott Desert Springs Villas

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Marriott Desert Springs Villas have gorgeous mountain views and a convenient location in Palm Desert, well positioned for local sightseeing. Villas and grounds are very family-oriented, with full kitchen and laundry facilities in each unit. A central playground and kids’ activity center keep younger guests happy, but there’s also an individual pool for each…

Mas de Thau

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Mas de Thau, comprised of five beautiful cottages on a vineyard, is the creation of French owners Maryse and Yvan. They are natural hosts — nothing is too much to ask and their willingness to please is genuine. Sunday dinners are a warm affair where local chefs come and cook delicious meals while guests mingle and drink family-made wine.…

Monsignor della Casa Country Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Monsignor della Casa is a family-oriented resort located 45 minutes northeast of Florence. Guest accommodations include standalone villas and apartments with kitchen facilities and spacious living areas. There’s an extensive number of kid-friendly things to do onsite, including tennis, volleyball, swimming, table tennis, and a huge expanse of open grass for playing. Meanwhile, parents have…

Montestigliano

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Montestigliano is a typical turn-of-the-century Italian property that retains its charm because of smart renovation. It is comprised of a variety of apartments and villas, each with its own design. The grounds are spread out, which means that even when it’s fully booked there is a feeling of privacy. Individual apartments have their own patios…

Monteverdi Tuscany

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Tucked into an ancient Etruscan hamlet in southern Tuscany, Monteverdi blends fresh, sophisticated design with an old-world sense of place. With just 10 rooms and suites and a few standalone villas, the property feels intimate and serene. Accommodations are all uniquely and beautifully appointed. Natural fabrics, soothing colors, and industrial design elements mingle with weathered stone walls…

Mystic River Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Mystic River Resort is located seven miles from San Ignacio and Santa Elena and overlooks the Macal River. It is one of the best places to do absolutely everything or absolutely nothing. The service is bar none and very accommodating for families. The crew at Mystic River does everything possible to make your children feel…

Nick’s Cove

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Nick’s Cove is the perfect place to slow down and enjoy a short getaway with kids. Located on Tomales Bay just outside Point Reyes, Nick’s Cove, a former fishing village dating back to the 1930s,  is comprised of 12 historic cottages that exude seaside charm. Waterfront rooms are a huge treat with spacious sleeping and…

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is set on 240 acres in the desert, centrally located in Rancho Mirage. It has a huge variety of activities and amenities to offer: two pools, three Jacuzzis, a 27-hole golf course, 25 tennis courts, a spa with its own pool, and a water fantasy land called Splashtopia, an…

Palazzo Di Varignana

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Palazzo Di Varignana is an upscale resort elegantly situated on 20 hectares of land overlooking the hills of Varignana. Just 25 minutes from the southwest area of Bologna — home of the perfect Italian ragu — this historical residence is magical for families. The jewel of the resort is the VarSana Spa, offering 1,800 meters of pure relaxation…

Parador de Granada

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A former 15th-century convent, Parador de Granada is located within the magical Alhambra Palace complex, making it an ideal place for an overnight or two when visiting this UNESCO-protected site. With family-friendly room configurations, plus wonderful views over the gardens and summer palace, the hotel is an authentic Spanish oasis for families. The onsite restaurant prepares delicious meals and…

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is a large resort hotel in North San Diego County with expansive grounds that include access to the Batiquitos Lagoon area. The resort is just a five-minute drive from Legoland and caters to families, offering many amenities for children and teens. Guest rooms are spacious and well-appointed. A beautiful pool…

Podere San Filippo

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in a restored 8th-century farmhouse in the Chianti region, just a few miles from the town of Tavarnelle, Podere San Filippo boasts spectacular views of the surrounding Tuscan landscape. The 12 self-catering apartments, which range from one bedroom to three bedrooms, are decorated in simple but appealing style and offer plenty of space for families. Some…

Poggio Al Casone

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Poggio al Casone is comprised of 10 thoughtfully restored self-catering apartments. Located on a private wine estate, the property is warm, friendly, well-kept, and surrounded by beautiful scenery. It’s obvious that the owner has put a great deal of work into the refurbishment of the property – every room is decorated with a focus on…

Poggio Etrusco

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

For many families, Poggio Etrusco is the highlight of a Tuscany vacation. The spot is beautiful, and the cottage is comfortable with great views. Hosts Johnny and Pamela are interesting, knowledgeable, warm, and generous hosts – they clearly love children and have been known to amuse them while parents get a little time on their own.…

Relais Villa L’Olmo

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Relais Villa L’Olmo gives families the best of both worlds in Tuscany. This resort is in the village of Impruneta and walking distance to the main piazza and restaurants, yet this location is still in the countryside with amazing views of the Tuscan landscape. Another perk is that the property is only a 15-minute drive from Florence. Accommodation options include…

Safari West

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

More than 600 animals roam free at Safari West, and visitors can observe them up close in open-air Jeeps or stay the night in stylish tent-cabins, aka ‘glamping’. This is one of those special places where it is easy for adults and kids to connect with one another and nature. The setting is gorgeous with…

Schloss Fuschl Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: CountrysideLake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Schloss Fuschl Resort & Spa is a beautiful, historic hotel located on the banks of Lake Fuschl outside Salzburg, Austria. The renovated castle-hotel feels like it’s set in a fairytale. Rooms are elegant and traditional with modern amenities. Many of the rooms, suites, and cottages have lake views. The surrounding area is gorgeous. The concierge can help with hiring…

Smith Fork Ranch

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Smith Fork Ranch is a wonderful guest ranch experience. Guests feel pampered with private services and gourmet food/wine, although the accommodations and facilities are ‘rustic’ enough to make it feel like a real ranch. There is a kids program for younger children and older kids can join parents riding and fishing. There is less structure…

Solage Calistoga

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Solage Calistoga boasts a wonderful setting with mountain views from every direction. Hip and modern, the fun atmosphere and attitude ensures all guests feel welcome; kids, couples, and even dogs, the social environment at Solage makes it appealing or a variety of age groups and interests. Separation is the key to success with family and…

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hot springs, pool and waterslide, and kid-friendly swim-up bar are the highlights at Tabacon – this is a great place for school-age kids and teens to spend the day in the water. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy the restaurant and bar that overlook the pool area. Another big perk is that the cost of the…

Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Located in the Sacred Valley, along the Urubamba River, Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado is a sleek 128-room property, complete with stunning indoor-outdoor pool and an excellent onsite restaurant. Families will appreciate that all rooms come with small patios or terraces; not to mention the resort’s incredibly attentive staff. Thanks to the…

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tanque Verde is a resort-style guest ranch that offers an excellent horseback riding program for all ages and abilities. When you need a break from riding, there are a multitude of activities including basketball, tennis, hiking, swimming, dancing and a spa to keep everyone entertained. The property has a laid back Western ranch atmosphere –…

Tenuta di Spannocchia

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tenuta di Spannocchia is a green vacation destination on a working organic farm with spectacular food and amazing history. The views from the property are magnificent. Kids love the huge lawn (perfect for running around and chasing bugs), swimming pool and the farm animals. Everyone is enamored with the onsite castle and nearby hiking trails…

The Angel Hotel Abergavenny

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Angel Hotel, a coaching inn located in the picturesque market town of Abergavenny, makes a wonderful base to explore Wales with children. 35 well-appointed guest accommodations include a variety of rooms at the inn, The Mews (a former stables), and The Lodge on the grounds of historic Abergavenny Castle. Amenities include a formal restaurant, which serves fantastic food and…

The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Just two hours from London and minutes from the beloved Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, the Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa is a beautiful country house hotel. Tastefully renovated, it manages to feel welcoming and stylish at the same time. There are some fantastic places to visit very nearby, but you can easily spend two or…

The Boulders Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Boulders sits in a magical Sonoran setting with gorgeous views of the surrounding desert landscape. The resort’s atmosphere is warm and inviting for families, and service is stellar. Onsite dining is first-rate and the restaurants welcome kids. Guest rooms are spacious, appointed in sophisticated Southwestern style with wood-burning fireplaces, incredibly comfortable beds and private…

The Carneros Inn

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

These stylish and comfortable cottages and villas offer plenty of space inside and out for stays with kids. The unique atmosphere integrates well with the surrounding landscape and is great for couples as well as families. The hilltop pool and restaurant have fantastic views. There is a family pool area with seasonal toys and snacks.…

The Elms Hotel & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Families immediately feel welcome when they arrive at The Elms. Part of the Luxury Family Hotels group, the property fully embraces children of all ages. Amenities and services are top-notch in every way. Onsite dining is fresh, with plenty of food choices for everyone. Rooms are well-appointed, comfortable, and ideally configured, with connecting options for…

The George in Rye

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Situated in the middle of the High Street in the medieval East Sussex town of Rye, this 21st-century inn has everything you need for a getaway with or without children. It’s surrounded by art galleries, antiques shops and tearooms, and is a lovely base from which to explore historic Sussex. Dating back to 1575, The…

The Grove

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Trendy

The Grove bills itself as ‘London’s country estate’ and being just a half hour drive from central London — it’s spot on. A beautifully restored stately home, once the scene of lavish royal house parties, forms the hub of this rural resort. Luxuriously appointed bedrooms look out over the beautifully landscaped traditional English formal gardens.…

The Saint Gabriel Residence

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Villa
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

One of our wonderful rental partners provided the review for this standalone villa in Provence. This beautiful rambling family house, with a pool and lawns surrounding it, in an idyllic part of Provence and suits a family of up to 11 + 1. With five bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, plus another bedroom set away from…

The Springs Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Set in a lush forest with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano, The Springs Resort & Spa is a perfect base for families who want upscale resort amenities with easy access to a huge list of adventure activities, on and off the property. The resort highlight, 18 swimming pools fed from the local hot mineral…

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

The Tudor Farmhouse Hotel is a little 20-room oasis on an English hillside in a stunning setting on the English/Welsh border. The public areas and the guest rooms have been subtly and beautifully designed, so guests feel like they are instantly at home. A series, of cute semi-formal gardens surround the accommodation and to the rear…

Villa Le Piazzole

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Le Piazzole is part of an estate that produces olive oil and wine in the countryside just outside Florence. The setting and views are spectacular. Apartment accommodations are well-furnished, and the decor is traditional, inviting, and warm. This location is ideal for families who want easy access to Florence and the surrounding area, including Chianti…

Winvian

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Winvian is a magical place. Set on 113 acres and bordered by a 4,000-acre wildlife sanctuary, the hotel offers guests a wide selection of activities, from bike riding to hiking to hot air ballooning. Rooms are themed with many creative options, including a treehouse perched 30 feet off the ground. The staff is great and…

Woolley Grange

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Imagine a beautiful historic English country house filled with precious antiques and set in acres of manicured gardens. Fantastic you’re thinking – but not with kids. Wrong! This country house is perfect for kids. Woolley Grange is exactly this, except the precious antiques can withstand knocks or are up very high, and children of all…