Italy is an ideal country and offers a large variety of places suitable for family holidays. When you have been there with your children once, you can be almost certain that they want to go back again - and again. Fortunately you can say the same for many adults as far as holidays concerned: Italy is a country where you might become a little addicted to. The mild climate, the sun, the beach, the mountains, the food and the happy locals, also loving children. There is not much negative to say about Italy as a holiday destination when the family holiday should be planned.
Find out more about what type of accommodation you can find in our program, as we offer a large range of hotels, apartments, villas and agriturismo's over Italy and several of them are very suitable for a holiday with children and adults alike.
However, it may well be a bit of a must, the actual golden rule applies that all family members should be satisfied during the holiday. And it must be the holiday of all. Well at least important is that no one is bored, and that good atmosphere characterizes your common holiday experience. Therefore, it may be wise to consider on forehand what facilities must be present at the hotel, where you are going to stay
Prioritizing hotels with children's pool could be a really good idea, especially if the children are not so old yet. Both large and small children love to frolic on the beach and swimming in the sea or perhaps even at a lake.
A few of the many child-friendly hotels, In-Italia cooperates with, have kids club where kids can have fun and find entertainment, while the adults can relax and select their activity.
At the lovely Adriatic coast you find 3 cozy towns, Lido di Jeselo, Caorle and Bibione. Just a few of the places where we have a great selection of hotels with both kids pool and a privileged location very close to the beach.
All three are a holiday paradise for families with children, as there are so many possibilities and activities that kids love. The wide sandy beach is of course by itself the main attraction, but kids do not need to look far for playmates, playgrounds, miniature golf, pony rides or ice cream parlors.
For the adults there is also plenty to enjoy and all resorts have a cozy center with lots of restaurants, bars, cafes, spa and wellness facilities, golf courses. And when you are not one of them that like to hang around in one of the above, we are sure there are other activities to find which please you, perhaps one of the outdoor activities cycling, hiking or windsurfing?
For families with small children it is convenient to stay in a place with some facilities. Though, there are child-friendly restaurants within short walking distance from the hotels, or even on site. Some evenings you probably prefer to cook yourself, and therefore you could consider staying in an apartment rather than a hotel room?
Many of the hotels in Italy offer a mix of the two accommodation facilities. (often named aparthotel) The advantage of an apartment is generally that you have more space, and that one feels more at home, as apartments often have a living room and kitchenette. More facilities that make people choose to stay in apartments are for example, washing machine, cooking stove and dishwasher etc., Note that these are examples of what you can find in some apartments. When traveling with children, it is practical to have facilities that resemble what you have at home. To be able to prepare a meal for the children when their stumachs needs to be filled, is often a basic need.
Celebrating your holiday in a villa is yet another great option when you have decided that the whole family travels together. There are villas all around the beautiful boot shaped country and it is up to you what you prefer. Wouls you like the experience of rural, authentic Italy with an easy, spacious and comfortable living or do you prefer one closer to towns or cities.
The major advantage of renting a villa is to have your private space available just for you, your family or friends. Often the villas offer plenty of space, what allows everybody to do their own thing withouth disturbing each other. There is no complaining about the kids are making noise when they are playing in the garden. And moreover there is no need to get up early to put your towel at the sun beds next to the pool. You have your sunbed for the whole period during your stay. Many villas are located in very beautiful surroundings, where you will have ample opportunity to go for walks and take the beautiful Italian countryside to you.
Some villas in Italy are quite large, and you have to be with many people, in order to be able to rent the whole villa itself. In some cases it is possible to book an apartment within the villa itself. When booking an apartment you often need to share common areas with other travelers. However, in most cases, the other travelers often share the same interests as you. This means that when the villa is suitable for families with children, the others also might have brought their children, where your children find playmates during the holiday.
A family holiday at an agriturismo is often a lot of fun. Of course the children can play in the pool and at the same time they can get closer to nature. Feeding the goats, looking for eggs from chickens in the morning are just two among many other animal and natural experiences.
A place is named an agriturismo when a certain level of food production is done on the spot. It can often be food such as fruit, nuts or jam. Or olive oil and wine are also a reason to use the name agriturismo. The home made products are often a delight to the guests. The fresh taste of the farm"s homemade jam at breakfast often brings a smile in the morning.
Generally on an agriturismo there is plenty of space, fresh air and lots of opportunities for trips in the surroundings, on foot or by car. In-Italia has partnerships with many agriturismo"s throughout most of Italy, but especially Tuscany has many agriturismo""s that are very suitable for families with children.
Below we highlight some examples of hotels and villas, where the whole family will feel absolutely fabulous. We have many more in our program. Have a look on our website and contact us if you like us to help you in putting tailoring your Italian dream.
Apartments Tenuta Quarrata in Tuscany (agriturismo)
You could spend your family vacation in a great setting, with plenty of space and a huge pool. Taste the delicious dishes at Tenuta Qarratas restaurant, on special evenings during high season. And should you be tired of the pool, you can go to Tirennia at 35 km, where you find lovely sandy beaches. Prepare your own meal with delicious local produce in the kitchen of your apartment. The apartments are spacious and simply equipped. Welcome the family to your holiday apartments at Agriturismo Tenuta Quarrata in Tuscany
Apartments La Cecinella in Tuscany
Both the pool and the beach, only a few minutes away are yours, and free of charge. Here in this lovely apartment you can celebrate your beach holiday with lots of adventure and comfort. Go on excursions and visit Tuscany"s famous cultural cities, and relax by the beach and at pool the rest of the time. Apartments La Cecinella comes with several restaurants, a wellness center, children"s pool, launderette, games room, tennis courts, in fact, almost everything you can think of. Children will enjoy every moment.
Le Querciole in Tuscany (agriturismo)
This beautiful resort is one of our favorites in Tuscany, not least because it is specially made for holidays with children. Rabbits, chickens and horses offer great entertainment for the little ones. The small children"s pool in the garden offers a refreshing playfull adventure on the hotter days. Adults can enjoy the large swimming pool, and look forward to taste the delicious wines and olive oil produced on the farm. At Agriturismo Le Querciole you find a common barbecue area, and each apartment is equipped with it"s own terrace furniture to enjoy
Apartments Villa Rossana in Tuscany
Enjoy a holiday with plenty of room in this beautifully located villa, located within walking distance to a village. Here you can cool down in both the children"s and adult pool when you have been out exploring the appealing Tuscan surroundings. Enjoy the barbecue in the garden and allow the kids to romp on the playground. The apartments are lovely decorated, each with their own distinctive character. Welcome to Apartments Villa Rossana in the heart of Tuscany.
Apartments Villagio Lido del Sole in Bibione
Bibione might be a busy place in peak season, though all facilities required for children are present. If they are tired of splashing in the children"s pool, they can run safely around the area and even the center of Bibione, which is car-free. You stay near the beach and apartments Villagio Lido del Sole offers you many facilities and comfort. For children but surely also for adults. On the premises these include a grocery store, restaurants, ice cream shops and miniature golf. The apartments are spacious and simple, with either a terrace or balcony.
Aparthotel Ashanti in Bibione
A resort that has everything a family can desire. You can choose between the pool (and children"s pool for the youngest) and the beach, on your doorstep. Here, each apartment comes with sun beds, a chair and a umbrella at the beach. Eat breakfast in the hotel restaurant, and enjoy the services such as water massage, gym and the large playground. Bibione center is just around the corner where you do not need to look far for either proper dining or entertainment. The kids club suits kids between 3-13 year old. Welcome to a lovely beach holiday in Aparthotel Ashanti in Bibione.
Hotel Residence Gli Ontani in Sardinia
Children and adults love Sardinia's white, silky, sandy beaches, which are known as some of the best in Europe. When you spend your holiday at Residence Gli Ontani, you do not need to walk far to the beach. Though, you can stay in the hotel and enjoy respectively the adult and children"s pool. You can find here a restaurant, bar, launderette and kids club for children between 4-11 year olds. Look forward to soak up the sun and the Sardinian fun. Welcome to the Hotel Residence Gli Ontani in Sardinia.