Summer is on its way and you’re probably looking for some great destinations to enjoy with your family. As I was searching for somewhere to go with TUI this Summer, I thought I would list my favourites and share them with you.  Whether you want to relax on the beach, explore nature, or discover new cultures, TUI has something for everyone. I have also collected my quick facts on each hotel, these are the things that I check first when looking for a family holiday:

1. Mallorca, Spain

This sunny island in the Mediterranean is a classic choice for a family holiday. You can enjoy the golden sands, turquoise waters, and fun activities like water parks, boat trips, and cycling. TUI offers a range of family-friendly hotels and resorts, such as the TUI BLUE Alcudia Pins, which has a kids’ club, splash park, and buffet restaurant.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 5
Beach access = On the beach
Restaurants = 5
Transfer Time = 90 minutes
Average temp in August = 32 °c
Family price = £5,200 * Half board

Rating: 4 out of 5.

2. Orlando, Florida

If you’re looking for a magical adventure, Orlando is the place to go. You can visit the world-famous theme parks, such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld, and meet your favourite characters, ride thrilling attractions, and watch spectacular shows. TUI can help you book your tickets, transfers, and accommodation, such as the Rosen Inn International, which has a free shuttle service to the parks.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 2
Beach access = No
Restaurants = 3
Transfer Time = 20 minutes
Average temp in August = 33 °c
Family price = £4,600 * Bed and Breakfast

Rating: 4 out of 5.

3. Crete, Greece

Crete is the largest and most diverse of the Greek islands, offering a mix of ancient history, stunning scenery, and delicious cuisine. You can explore the ruins of Knossos, hike the Samaria Gorge, or sample the local specialties like cheese, honey, and olive oil. TUI has a selection of hotels and villas, such as the TUI SUNEO Chrissi Amoudia, which has a kids’ pool, playground, and entertainment programme.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 3
Beach access = 500m to nearest beach  
Restaurants = 2
Transfer Time = 75 minutes
Average temp in August = 29 °c
Family price = £4,500

Rating: 4 out of 5.

4. Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is a tropical paradise on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, where you can enjoy the white sand beaches, crystal clear water, and colourful coral reefs. You can also visit the nearby Mayan sites, such as Chichen Itza, Tulum, and Coba, and learn about the ancient culture and history. TUI offers all-inclusive resorts, such as the award winning Grand Bahia Principe Coba, which has a kids’ club, spa, and golf course.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 3
Beach access = 1km to nearest beach 
Restaurants = 11
Transfer Time = 145 minutes
Average temp in August = 28 °c
Family price = £5,400

Rating: 4 out of 5.

5. Croatia

Croatia is a hidden gem in Europe, with a stunning coastline, beautiful islands, and charming cities. You can sail around the Adriatic Sea, visit the UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik, or explore the Plitvice Lakes National Park, which has 16 cascading lakes and waterfalls. TUI has a variety of options, such as the TUI BLUE Jadran, which has a beachfront location, infinity pool, and wellness centre.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 2
Beach access = Yes 
Restaurants = 3
Transfer Time = 105 minutes
Average temp in August = 31 °c
Family price = £8,200 * Half board

Rating: 4 out of 5.

6. Turkey

Turkey is a country of contrasts, where you can experience the rich culture, history, and cuisine of both Europe and Asia. You can visit the iconic landmarks of Istanbul, such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Grand Bazaar, or enjoy the sun and sea of the Turkish Riviera, which has sandy beaches, lively resorts, and ancient ruins. TUI has a range of hotels and apartments, such as the La Blanche Resort Bodrum, which has a water park, spa, and tennis courts.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 2 plus waterpark
Beach access = Private 
Restaurants = 5
Transfer Time = 75 minutes
Average temp in August = 35 °c
Family price = £6,000

Rating: 4 out of 5.

7. Cyprus

Cyprus is an island in the eastern Mediterranean, with a warm climate, friendly people, and fascinating heritage. You can visit the birthplace of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, see the mosaics of Paphos, or taste the local delicacies like halloumi, baklava, and meze. TUI has a choice of accommodations, such as the TUI BLUE Atlantica Aeneas Resort, which has a splash park, mini golf, and kids’ club.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 7
Beach access = 90m 
Restaurants = 4
Transfer Time = 50 minutes
Average temp in August = 33 °c
Family price = £5,700

Rating: 4 out of 5.

8. Portugal

Portugal is a charming country on the western edge of Europe, with a rich culture, history, and gastronomy. You can visit the capital Lisbon, which has a hilltop castle, colourful neighbourhoods, and tram rides, or enjoy the Algarve, which has golden beaches, dramatic cliffs, and golf courses. TUI has a variety of hotels and resorts, such as the Eden Resort, which has a great location, indoor pool, and fitness classes.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 3
Beach access = No   
Restaurants = 2
Transfer Time = 35 minutes
Average temp in August = 29 °c
Family price = £6,300

Rating: 4 out of 5.

9. Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean Island nation, with a diverse landscape, lively culture, and exotic wildlife. You can relax on the palm-fringed beaches, snorkel or scuba dive in the coral reefs, or go whale watching in the Samana Bay. TUI offers luxury resorts, such as the Riu Bambu, which has a splash park, spa, and lots of restaurants.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 5
Beach access = Yes  
Restaurants = 7
Transfer Time = 50 minutes
Average temp in August = 32 °c
Family price = £7,000

Rating: 3 out of 5.

10. Italy

Italy is a country of art, romance, and cuisine, where you can discover the wonders of Rome, Venice, Florence, and more. You can see the Colosseum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Sistine Chapel, and the Mona Lisa, or enjoy the pizza, pasta, gelato, and wine. TUI has a range of hotels and villas, such as the TUI BLUE Budoni, which has a splash pool, tennis and football area, and a la carte restaurant.

Quick facts
Swimming pools = 2
Beach access = Private  
Restaurants = 2
Transfer Time = 35 minutes
Average temp in August = 32 °c
Family price = £6,000

Rating: 4 out of 5.

These are just some of the amazing places to go with TUI this summer that are perfect for families. All prices are for 2 adults and 2 children under 14, all-inclusive for 10 days, unless specified. You can book your holiday online, by phone, or in store, and enjoy the benefits of TUI’s flexible booking, low deposits, and COVID cover.

Check out our trip to Holiday Village, Turkey, which we have fabulous family memories from and it was just magical. Don’t miss this opportunity to make some unforgettable memories with your loved ones with TUI this Summer.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 14th May 2024