“luxury family holiday”

"Believe it or not, a guest lived here for 36 years straight!"

8 Stars (8 / 10)

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luxury family-friendly hotel Taj Mahal in Delhi

1, Mansingh Road, New Delhi

Grand is the word that came to my mind as the kids and I walked into the bustling lobby at this hotel – marble, intricately carved domes, inlay work and its iconic red wall screamed that this city was once ruled by the Mughal dynasty. The kids love…….

"Honestly, I was very surprised to see how nice its beach really was…."

7 Stars (7 / 10)

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pool at family-friendly hotel Angsana Bintan

Jalan Teluk Berembang Laguna Bintan, Lagoi 29155 Bintan Resorts, Indonesia

Let’s get real – Singapore is an island country and you can’t find half a decent beach here even if you tried. Believe me, I’ve been looking for 8 years now! So Bintan is where I head with my family whenever I’m craving that beach fix. 45 minutes by …….

"We’re here already mom? But we just landed!"

7 Stars (7 / 10)

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Luxury family-friendly resort Kurumba in Maldives

Vihamanaafushi, North Male Atoll

The fact that my tots and I finally land at Male airport and don’t have to hop on to another plane to get to our digs in Maldives; for me that’s reason enough to fall in love with Kurumba. Maldives’ very first resort is also the closest one to …….

"Why are you packing mom…can’t we live here forever?"

8 Stars (8 / 10)

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Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island, Aklan, 5608, Philippines

“The Shang” (it’s not just me – everyone calls it that) sits on a hill, faces the ocean and is the perfect hideaway from the chaos of Boracay. This gargantuan resort is the most expensive one in Boracay. However, once you do learn your way ar…….

"By far, the most dream-like resort I have ever been too…"

9.5 Stars (9.5 / 10)

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110 Moo 4, Koh Kood District, Trat 23000, Thailand

“If it’s good enough for the Pitt-Jolie brood, then it’s good enough for mine”, were the only words in my head as I walked (barefoot – this resort has a ‘no shoes no news’ policy) into this resort sitting on Thailand’s least populated island. I mea…….

"My son finished the circus training programme here saying that he wanted to join the circus when he grew up….makes me roll over with laughter every single time I think about it!"

8 Stars (8 / 10)

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kids pool at luxury family-friendly resort JW Marriott Phuket

231 Moo 3, Phuket, 83110, Thailand

Interestingly, Phuket has become my family’s ‘drop of a hat’ family holiday destination and the JW Marriott is where we invariably land up. Why? Because there are family-friendly hotels that will welcome your young uns’ and then there is the JW Mar…….