Thomson Family Resorts are designed to keep the whole family happy. We’ve taken care of every little detail from kids’ pools to children’s buffets. And every hotel is 4 or 5T, so there’s plenty to impress parents too. Think spacious rooms, great food and fantastic family holiday beach destinations.
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Babies and toddlers will have a ball on your family summer holidays, whichever Family Resort you choose. You’ll find a superb range of children’s activities and entertainment for 0 - 3 year olds. Spend time having fun together at our Toddler Time activities sessions or just splashing around in the kid’s pool. And take some time out whilst your little one has a whale of a time at the crèche under the supervision of our expert staff.
They all reach that age when hanging out with their mates comes first on family holidays abroad. Luckily, there’s plenty to keep them out of trouble at our Family Resorts. Tots, Team, and Tribe sessions are packed with fun-filled children’s activities. Swim Academy (children’s swimming lessons, Stage Academy (acting lessons) and Football Academy (football training) are available at selected properties - payable locally. Whilst evening parties provide fun by night.
By day or by night – we’ve laid on a host of the best family holiday entertainment to appeal to the whole family. During the day you’ve got everything from action packed games like football and tennis, to Thomson the Dog’s story time. At night, kids can get into the action by showing off their talents at the award ceremony. And later on why not drag the family onto the dancefloor for the disco?
It’s not just the kids that deserve a holiday. Thomson Family Resorts are geared up for the grown-ups to have a great time on family holidays abroad too. There’s plenty of time for you to chill as the kids have the time of their lives at the crèche, in the kids club or honing their acting, swimming or football skills at one of our special academies (Activities payable locally). You’ll enjoy the fantastic family beach holiday destinations, the great choice of food on offer, and the space and security of interconnecting rooms.
Our Family Resorts feature soft play areas – dedicated areas for your baby or toddler between 0 - 3 years old. A range of soft play equipment is on offer here and the area is specially designed with padded walls, floors and obstacles for your little ones to climb on.
Toddler Time is a range of fun-filled sessions where you can enjoy spending some quality time with your toddler – available free of charge at our Family Resorts. Arts and crafts, music and movement, and story time sessions are on offer – run by our experienced childcare staff.
Kids love to swim, so great pools are key to family friendly holidays. All our Family Resorts have separate children’s pools or areas where they can splash around safely. Plus, selected properties even have a separate splash pool, especially designed for toddlers.
When you’re travelling with a baby, it’s a challenge finding somewhere for feeding, changing and so on. That’s where our Parent and baby room comes in. They’re always in a handy location in your hotel – but offer a quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle. Plus, all baby equipment is supplied by Mothercare and other leading brands.
Don’t forget, holidays for families are about the grown-ups as well as the kids. If you’re looking for some ‘time out’, our crèche facilities are on hand in all Family Resorts. Run by fully qualified staff – you can relax knowing your little ones are in good hands.
* Open 6 days per week
* Three 2-hour sessions per day (on 3 days per week the last session is a 3-hour evening session)
* Crèche facilities are run by fully qualified staff
* Minimum of 2 crèche staff in attendance at all times
* Parents can loan mobile phones during sessions
* Baby accessories and equipment provided by Mothercare and other leading suppliers.
* Crèche facilities meet high specifications and include:
1. Air conditioning
2. Soft impact flooring
3. Sleep room
4. Food prep area
5. Children’s bathroom
6. Play area
Don’t worry about lugging loads of baby accessories on your family holidays abroad – with Thomson you can pre-book a range of quality baby equipment before you travel. Simply call us on 1850 94 61 64 (Republic of Ireland) or 028 90 389 387 (Northern Ireland). Calls are charged at local rates (mobile costs may vary).
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Baby accessories and equipment available includes:
* Stroller and sun canopy
* Cot and cot mattress
* Steriliser and bottle warmer
* Playpen / baby travel cot
Our action-packed kid’s clubs mean there’s plenty to keep boredom at bay whilst mum and dad soak up the sun. After all, the best family holidays involve some time relaxing. And you can be sure there are always plenty of fully qualified childcare staff looking after the kids.
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*Run by fully qualified childcare staff
*High adult-to-child ratios meet UK and Irish standards
*Specially designed for each age group
*Open 6 days per week (5 days per week in non-Family Resorts properties)
*At least 2 hours of exciting activities each day
*Evening sessions included.
Tots is a programme of fun activities for children between 3 – 5 years old. There are plenty of games for kids involving storytelling and role-playing – including hunting for a magic tree and a teddy bear’s picnic. Your little ones are sure to return from your family package holidays with plenty of tales to tell.
Team is great fun for kids between 6 – 8 who like to get involved and meet new friends on family holidays abroad. Team challenges take centre stage including the fun-filled ‘Shipwrecked’ challenge. They’ll work together to escape ‘the island’ before taking part the next adventure...
Problem solving and cryptic challenges are the order of the day with Tribe, offering plenty of fun for kids aged 9-11. This programme of kids games is specially designed to encourage independent thinking through taking part in the exciting challenges throughout your family summer holiday.
Family package holidays are all about plenty of choice for everyone. Of course, when it comes to food, your kids have probably got a different idea of gourmet cuisine to you. That’s why we offer a specially designed children’s buffet – including a selection of healthy options.
Well-loved by the little ones on our family package holidays, that loveable hound Thomson the Dog is on hand with plenty of children’s activities and entertainment. Kids are bound to enjoy his ‘story time around the pool’ appearances and he even hosts his very own photo sessions.
If you’re looking for things to do with the kids on your family summer holidays – often you need look no further than a simple playground. They’ll love our exciting state-of-the-art outdoor play areas – perfect for hours of fun in the sun.
After a family day out, it’s often nice to spend a quiet evening just relaxing. Cue our evening parties. As you enjoy a relaxing meal in the resort restaurant or a quiet drink in the bar, your kids will be having a whale of a time, enjoying games, movies and dancing.
We want to make sure your holiday is a real family adventure together so we’ve created a full 14-day programme packed with exciting activities for everyone. If you or the kids are sports mad, you’ll love fast-paced games like volleyball, football and tennis. Or maybe you’d just prefer a game of Frisbee in the sun. And of course, Thomson the Dog is on hand to share adventure stories with the little ones and help ensure you have the best family holiday possible.
Family holidays abroad wouldn’t be complete without some great evening entertainment. And as kids party places go – our Thomson Family Resorts are up there with the best. To start with, little ones can take in Thomson the Dog shows or even show off their talents at the ‘Award Ceremony’. Later on, the whole family can look forward to Family Resort team shows, or take to the dance floor for the disco. Holidays for families have never been so entertaining!
Can you beat the fastest time to build a sandcastle? Or maybe you’re the champion of sliding down a waterslide the most times in a day. We’ve teamed up with Guinness World Records so you can find out what your forte is. Every week, all our Family Resorts will have a Guinness World Record day where you can go all out to smash a world record. We might even team up with our other resorts to try and break a huge group record. To join the fun, all you need to do is check in to a Thomson Family Resort.