I’m a mom, I know how important it is to stay at a nice hotel with your family, that’s why I enjoy so much doing family-friendly hotel reviews. And everyone in your family is different, kids want a pool, you may want a gym or a spa. Many hotels have attractions for kids and adults!
First hand family friendly hotel reviews information from a family who has been there and tried them.
Family friendly hotels reviewed for you.
Do you remember when hotels showered their guests with all sorts of welcome goodies, such as tons of different toiletries ranging from shampoos to toothbrushes to huge breakfasts? I have forgotten those good ‘ole days. Today you are lucky to get a free glass of water when you arrive and the ‘included in the price’ […]Read More
Going fishing for trout was a huge attraction when we lived in Costa Rica. We used to take our oldest boy all the time. You can catch your fish and then have the restaurant make it to your liking, usually fried. Now that my youngest son is five years old he’s got bit by the fishing […]Read More
Believe it or not, even though living in Antigua, Guatemala sounds romantic it’s similar to everywhere else you live. It becomes commonplace and after a while it’s great to get away for the weekend. And an even bigger treat when you can get away with your partner, sans kids. Related Read: Hotel San Carlos in […]Read More
One of the rarest things for my family to do is to return to a place that we’ve visited once before. With the world being so large and with so much to see, the place has to be extra, extra special. That is exactly the way we feel about Finca Ixobel! Staying at Finca Ixobel […]Read More
Cuba is unique in every possible way. When you visit the gorgeous country/island you leave all that you know about traveling behind and enter a fully new experience! This starts with lodging in Havana Cuba. You can certainly stay at any number of hotels that are centrally located, but to be honest with you, even […]Read More
Belize, one of the tiniest countries in Central America, has so much to offer that it’s hard to decide where to start. I did lots and lots of research, and finally decided to start in San Ignacio which is in the Cayo District and best known for it’s jungles, caves and Maya ruins! But the […]Read More
Our absolute most favorite place while visiting Belize in the main mainland area was Placencia. This tiny village at the tip of the peninsula is known for two amazing things: What is Placencia known for? 1. The Longest Beaches in Belize 2. The longest and narrowest main street in the world (it even made it […]Read More
This time I want to take you to a beautiful resort located five minutes away from Antigua Guatemala called Filadelfia Coffee Resort & Spa. This is a gorgeous, family-friendly hotel with colonial decoration located in the middle of a coffee plantation. It’s a great place for traveling with the family, but it’s also a great […]Read More
Every time my family and I go the US Embassy in Guatemala City we pass this gorgeous European style house. After several trips, I finally had a chance to find out what the place was all about it and it turns out it was a hotel. On a romantic weekend away from the kiddies, my husband and […]Read More
Belize is never-ending with places to visit and see. At first glance, the country looks so tiny, but – Oh My God! – there is simply so much to do and see. Our first coastal stop was Hopkins Village. I’ve heard so much about this undeveloped, and untouched gem, that I had to see it […]Read More
“I wish I could have stayed here forever” Traveling has become almost a norm for my family and I. It’s true, I’m the one pushing everyone either in the car or plane, but when we get to the different travel locations for families we’re all equally excited about it. Needless to say, we have seen […]Read More
Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is considered to be one of the top ten most beautiful places in the world to visit. Once you’ve been there, you would totally agree. However, when traveling with kids views and scenery only go so far. After ten minutes of soaking in the beauty, restlessness, and suppressed energy wins over […]Read More
I’m an ex-pat living in Guatemala and one of my favorite places to go is Lake Atitlan, why? There are a huge amount of reasons, to put it in one word: it’s simply beautiful. But don’t worry there’s a huge amount of places to visit in Guatemala, but on this occasion, I decided to spend […]Read More
What is the cure for peaceful, relaxed travel? Short-term vacation rental. Those four words can literally save your trip. Barcelona, Spain is a city that needs to be explored for more than four days. If possible a week. Did you know that Barcelona is absolutely humongous? There are at least six different neighborhoods that are […]Read More
Location, location, location. Staying in Downtown Tampa is truly the way to start your Tampa trip. Tampa in itself is a walkable a city with plenty of things to do in Tampa and see. However, when you stay along the river, and can walk along the river walk, you are so set. Barrymore hotel downtown […]Read More
What would be the perfect birthday gift to the Papa of my children? How about an escape from Papa duties to enjoy a romantic getaway with the Mama of his children. That’s when Panza Verde in Antigua Guatemala comes to play! Here’s my full review! Years ago I remembered my sister in law had a […]Read More
Getting away to beaches in Guatemala can be quite challenging. Most of them have too high of a riptide to enjoy. However, even though Guatemala isn’t really known for its swimming beaches, it is, surprisingly, known for surfing. In this post I’ll be talking about Paredon Surf House in Guatemala! Crazy, right? Well, that’s kind of the […]Read More
Guatemala City is not in most travelers’ minds when they think of traveling to Guatemala. But it can be a fun place for families, there are many family-oriented places to visit. I was not a fan of this city, but I gave it a chance and found that it was a City with tons of […]Read More
Our trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania was different this year. This time around, we get to travel with my extended family. The grandparents (my parents), the uncle (my brother) and his girlfriend, the boys (my sons), and me. With that extra element, I had to find a hotel that my parents would be comfortable with, and […]Read More
Have you ever seen the movie ‘Dirty Dancing’? It’s based on a summer getaway resort for families. The hotel has acres and acres of gorgeous grounds, tons of activities for every age group, and delicious food in elegant restaurants. The kids, fully supervised, had one outdoor activity after the other and the adults enjoyed grown-up time with […]Read More