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10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun for Families

Even those who are too old (or too exhausted) for spring break should consider Cancun, a destination in Mexico known for its white sand beaches, nightlife and proximity to Mayan ruins. Many U.S. cities have direct flights into the Cancun airport, which is a quick drive (or cab ride) to most of the hotels in the area—the strip known as the “hotel zone.” Although the city is known for its party culture, there are also a lot of family-friendly resorts, many of which cater specifically to kids and teens. Whether you want something activity-heavy to keep the family occupied or just a nice place to lay by the pool, Cancun has something for everyone. Here are some of the best all-inclusive resorts in Cancun for families. Continue at Source: The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun for Families

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10 Family Vacation Destinations In Europe Better Than Disney

Disney might seem like the ultimate family vacation destination but have you thought about doing something a little different?

Disney World and Disneyland have locations all over the world. You might decide not to go to one of the American locations but you could visit one of their spots in Tokyo or Hong Kong. But instead of going to Disney, why not consider visiting somewhere more lively and with a far greater variety of activities?

Disney may offer rides and attractions, but there’s only so many times you can ride a roller coaster before it starts to become repetitive. Here are some of the other destinations that might be better suited to your family destination vacation if you’re determined to go to Europe. Continue at Source: 10 Family Vacation Destinations In Europe Better Than Disney

8 Useful Tips to Have a Successful Group Vacation

Different travel styles and personalities are sure to clash at some point during your getaway—here’s how to stave off any potential catastrophes.

Nothing puts a big dark cloud over an otherwise sun-filled vacation like different vacation styles among traveling companions—and the stress of managing them all. After all, you’ve invested too much time (plus a good chunk of change) planning what was supposed to be an amazing girls’ getaway or family vacation just to have it ruined by arguments or, perhaps worse, growing resentment because one person in the group is a morning person while another can’t be roused until at least 11 a.m. In extreme cases, a trip with mismatched vacation styles can even lead to isolation (which, depending on where you are, can put someone at an increased safety risk) or the end of an important relationship. Continue at Source: How to Take a Group Vacation (and Make Sure Everyone Gets Along)

8 Best Resorts and Hotels To Stay In Maui

Of the many choices of accommodations on Maui, these are the top 10 for every style of trip and traveler.

Maui has the perfect accommodation for every type of trip and every style of traveler. From over-the-top luxury to under-the-radar relaxation, these hotels, resorts and inns are the best on the island. Continue at Source: Where To Stay In Maui

7 Best Luxury Beach Resorts In Okinawa

Say hello to summer in Okinawa, the welcoming Japanese island where pristine beaches and top diving and snorkelling sites abound. Stay close to the white sands and crystal clear water by checking in to these luxury seaside escapes that offer direct beach access and unlimited island breeze … Continue at Source: 7 Best Luxury Beach Resorts In Okinawa

10 Most Unique Tiny Homes You Can Vacation In

In a world of excess, more and more people are turning to minimalist living: fewer belongings, fewer expenses, and smaller homes. As such, tiny homes are becoming increasingly popular, and there are so many wonderfully unique tiny homes that are being built.

If you’re not quite ready to give up your full-size home in exchange for a tiny home, rest assured you can still test one out! Many tiny homeowners are turning their adorable abodes into places for travelers to rent for a stay. With stunning landscapes, quaint living quarters, and all the modern amenities you could ask for, tiny homes are quickly becoming a popular trend in the tourism industry. Here are 10 of the most unique tiny homes that you can vacation in. Continue at Source: 10 Most Unique Tiny Homes You Can Vacation In

8 Croatia’s most beautiful beaches for swimming

With its constellation of crystalline coves, Croatia’s reputation among sun-seekers is only getting stronger. Cast an eye over our favorite beaches, direct from the Dalmatian coast.

Also known as the Golden Horn, this stretch of sand, just west of the town of Bol, is one of Croatia’s most loved summer spots, not just for its turquoise waters, but for the multitude of watersports on offer, whether its sailing or kayaking you’re after. Continue at Source: Croatia’s most beautiful beaches for swimming

5 Best Resorts in Manila

Even a busy urban capital like Manila has plenty of resorts—and some casinos—in which to escape.

Seasoned travelers have long known that the Philippines has some of the world’s best beaches. From the famous white sand of Boracay to the limestone cliffs and immaculate lagoons of Palawan—said to be the inspiration for Alex Garland’s classic The Beach—there’s no shortage of great escapes in the archipelago.

Of course, not all travelers passing through the Philippines has the luxury of time to take a weekend beach trip. Most of the business in the Philippines is conducted in Manila, its capital, and a city whose considerable charms are sometimes made elusive by excruciating traffic and a serious lack of urban planning. Most business travelers might find themselves in the country of 7,461 islands, only to be stuck in the dense, busy city with no sign of tropical paradise in sight.

But anyone from Manila knows you don’t always have to go far for a great escape. Filipinos take hospitality seriously and the city has no shortage of luxury resorts within the city.

For the anyone looking for an urban escape, here are five of Manila’s best resorts. Continue at Source: The Best Resorts in Manila

10 Best Ibiza Hotels On The Beach

From private coves to long, sandy stretches filled with bronzed bodies, Ibiza has a wide variety of beach destinations for all tastes. Whether you prefer a bohemian hippie vibe or pulsing DJ music, many of the beach resorts are more energetic and music-driven with outrageous parties at night. The most energetic is Playa d’en Bossa, where the party never stops. With more than 80 beaches on Ibiza, you will not find it hard to escape the action if you want.

Several new properties (like the W Hotel) are opening in the hall but for now, here are the Best Beach Hotels in Ibiza: Continue at Source: The 10 Best Ibiza Hotels On The Beach

10 Cities That Are Perfect For A Quick Layover

A long layover is a traveler’s worst nightmare. Well, that’s what we all think, but have you ever considered leaving the airport and exploring a new city? It’s like a vacation in a vacation!

It doesn’t even matter if you have only a few hours, or if you choose to extend your trip with one of the many airline layover programs available. Some airports are so close to the city that you can explore stress-free, and not have to worry about sitting in an uncomfortable airport. Let’s discover 10 cities that are perfect for a quick layover. Some of them might just surprise you! Continue at Source: 10 Cities That Are Perfect For A Quick Layover