If you like the idea of the kids having a bit of time to themselves, making new friends while you enjoy a bit of rest and relaxation, then finding a holiday with a good kids’ club will be high on the list of priorities. The quality of kids’ clubs has improved beyond recognition in recent years, and there are many that are packed with stimulating activities and inventive play areas, run by well-trained and enthusiastic staff.
Powder Byrne Children’s Programmes
From tots to teens, Powder Byrne has developed a range of award-winning programmes that your kids will love in holiday destinations all over the world.
Their summer programmes help develop their confidence and skills in a safe and exciting environment. They are designed for children of all ages, starting at 4 months in the crèche and all the way up 12 years and over in the Adventure Academy.
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik – Marco Polo Kids Clubs
Winner of the 2018 Family Traveller Best Kids Club Award, the Marco Polo Kids Clubs include the brand-new Baby Club and babysitting for 9 months to 36 months and the Explorers Mini Club for 3 – 6 years old. Pre-booking recommended as their childcare services are extremely popular. For older children aged 7 – 10 years old, there is also the Navigators Junior Club.
Sani Beach Club, Halkidiki, Greece
In amongst fragrant pine forests, golden sands and crystal clear waters of the Sani Beach club, a Pig Creche and Melissa Mini Club operate to Ofsted standards and are run by UK childcare specialists, Worldwide Kids Company.
There is also a whole range of child-friendly services including the popular BabeWatch on the beach, babysitting by qualified personnel and healthy-eating kids menus including puréed food for babies and toddlers!
Eurocamp Fun Station Clubs
New for 2019, Eurocamp are updating their ever-popular kids clubs and giving them a makeover. Fun Station will feature at nine popular parcs and Super Fun Station at another 11. The clubs are free of charge, full of fun and absorbing activities run by specially-trained English speaking staff.
Fun Station age categories include 0-4 and 4-12. Super Fun Station age categories cater for 0-4, 4-6 and 6-9 and older.
Winner of the Best Family Cruise Line at the British Travel Awards, P&O Cruises is making an additional 3,500 child places available this year across its family-friendly ships – Azura, Britannia, Oceana and Ventura.
They offer free holiday clubs for children aged 2-17, including Splashers for 2-4 year olds and Surfers for those aged 5-8. Each ship is slightly different, but all of them will have qualified Reef Rangers in each club.