When making our bucket list of 10 gorgeous Mediterranean resorts, I was spoilt with choice. So much so, that I decided to feature all these other hotels that I held onto, anyway. To keep things organized, I’ll be sharing these gems by country. Hope you haven’t made all your summer vacation plans yet? 🙂 First up is the country of tapas and paella. Here’s my selection of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain.
Prices in July and August are not that easy on the wallet but, even in high season, Spain still offers a lot of value for money. That being said, many of these hotels have heated pools and offer plenty of other activities so you could possibly score a better deal during an extended weekend in May or the last week of June without compromising on amenities.
Our selection of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain
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Here’s an overview of our selection of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain:
It’s no coincidence that this one’s first on this list. What a gem! It’s also located in our favorite Spanish region: Andalusia. Cities such as Sevilla, Granada and Cordoba are all within easy reach. So is the beach. And yes, I usually prefer beachfront properties but for exceptional hotels such as this one, I gladly bend the rules. The generous pool and amazing garden would make me forget all about the beach.
This is a resort that oozes authentic charm. Yet, it is well equipped to offer every traveling family a carefree vacation. Kids are spoiled with choice when it comes to activities. Although I might just take the girls for a spa treatment too. It’s no surprise that this resort earned the Condé Nast Traveler Award for best resort in Spain so it definitely deserves its spot in this list of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain.
Located only 40 minutes driving from Barcelona, this hotel offers a stunning beachfront experience. Le Méridien hotels are known to be very child-friendly and this one is no exception. It is also equipped with a large spa to keep parents just as busy as their kids.
Source: Le Méridien Ra Beach Hotel
Located only 10 minutes driving from Marbella, this golf hotel is a true family haven. If the large lagoon-style swimming pool won’t keep your family busy then the many on-site activities for children will. There’s even a complimentary shuttle service to both Puerto Banús and Marbella from April to the end of October.
This family-friendly luxury resort in Spain is located in a the Galicia region, less frequented by tourists but oozing charm. That comes with the added bonus of being less expensive than it’s competitors on the east coast. Family-friendly doesn’t even cover the facilities on offer in this resort and it’s just a short stroll from the nearest beach. It’s the kind of place where you’ll feel right at home.
Source: Augusta Spa Resort
Another one of our family-friendly luxury hotels in the Spain is this stylish hotel, located just north of Barcelona and near Girona, at the site of the renowned PGA Catalunya Golf Resort. What a great home base for visits in the area. The domain looks so meticulously manicured with plenty of space for the girls to run around. The hotel prides itself on the family-friendliness and this is reflected in the many activities on offer.
This stunning beachfront hotel is our favorite in the city of Valencia. And we’re speaking from personal experience because, even though this list of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain is in our ‘bucketlist’ category, we’ve tried and tested this specific hotel. It’s posh but still very family-friendly. And the historic center is just a bike-ride away.
Yet another hotel that oozes family-friendliness. Combined with the hotel’s botanical gardens and a beautiful stretch of beach from where you can walk to the city in 15 minutes, this must be family paradise. Once in royal hands, this was the Costa del Sol’s first luxury hotel. Tempted yet?
Source: Marbella Club
The name reveals that this hotel doesn’t offer an authentic Spanish hotel experience but anSouth-East Asian oasis instead. It has even earned a nomination for the Condé Nast Gold List in 2018. It offers an exceptional balance between serentiy with child-friendliness and is set amidst a stunning Asian garden. The hotel is part of the Barceló hotel brand and featured in both the Royal Hideaway and Leading Hotels of the World collection.
Last but not least in our list of family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain is this grand beachfront hotel in the heart of Málaga (the Caleta area). Once a hospital and a courthouse, it has been transformed to a
What’s your pick?
Well, this is it for Spain… or for the main land, that is. More bite-sized favorites on the Spanish islands and other countries coming up in future posts.
Which of these family-friendly luxury hotels in Spain will you put on your family’s bucket list? Let us know in the comment section!
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