Vail, Colorado: The Sebastian
As a part of the hotel's Kids Culinary Club, your child will get a toque, coat and the opportunity to cook—everything from sushi to pasta—under the guidance of a professionally trained chef.
Adults can hit the slopes and sip their way through a wine tasting at The Sebastian’s wine bar, and the hotel can coordinate family activities like s’mores making, snowman-building and game nights.
Vail’s newest boutique resort and residence club, the Sebastian is located at the base of Vail Mountain and at the entrance to Vail Village.
Mykonos, Greece: Portico Villa Solana
Portico’s Villa Solana is a 4,600 square foot property with 5-bedrooms and 5-bathrooms—perfect for accommodating a large family or two families vacationing together. The living room is shown here.
This villa is all about the life aquatic. It features a breathtaking infinity pool, and if you prefer salt water, it's just a 3-minute walk from Agios Sostis Beach, where families can snorkel, waterski or sail (you can rent a boat for the day).
Hawke's Bay, New Zealand: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers
The luxury lodge, a member of the Relais & Châteaux group, is located on a 6,000-acre sheep and cattle farm. Through their kids program, children can learn to milk a cow or even get face to face with an endangered Kiwi bird on a Kiwi Discovery Walk.
Located on the east coast of New Zealand, the suites offer awe-inspiring 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean.
London, England: The Goring
London's only 5-star hotel, The Goring, is where Kate Middleton stayed the night before her wedding, but all guests are treated like royalty.
Kids can participate in cookie baking at the Goring Pastry Kitchen and make mocktails with the head barman. The hotel also runs a program called "The Goring Official Passport"—children can collect official stamps from the hotel’s different departments and win a prize.
Abaco Islands, the Bahamas: The Abaco Club on Winding Bay
Rent one of the stunning private homes on the property, and your family will be granted access to the exclusive Ritz Carlton-managed Abaco Club, which has many organized activities for kids like kite-making (and flying), snorkeling and sandcastle-building.