In light of the government’s recent announcement to remove Portugal and Mauritius from England’s COVID travel ban ‘red list’, we thought we would put together some inspirational properties and resorts to consider if you are thinking of either destination for your next family holiday.
Located on the southern tip of Mauritius, 36 acres of tropical gardens, pristine white beaches and stunning views of the Indian Ocean. This wonderful retreat has 44 suites and 17 villas all sea facing. There is a large communal pool, along with a pool at the kids club and another adult only pool in the spa area. Yes there is a spa and kids club also! Restaurants and bars to pick from and there is even an open air cinema. Up to two children stay for free (3-12years) with two adults sharing a suite.
A fab collection of villas and apartments set on a country club in the Algarve. Located two minutes drive from Quinta do Lago beach, there is a complimentary shuttle bus that can ferry families to and from. Indoor and outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar on site. 17 acres of well kept gardens, along with a play area, five aside football pitch, golf chipping green and golf putting green.
Rustic 19th century farmhouse that has been converted into 3 self-catering apartments and 2 bed and breakfast, in the Algarve. This is a relaxing spot for families as it is set amongst tropical gardens and owners offer guests varies meal options. Within the grounds there is a swimming pool, football pitch, ride on toys and a play room. It is 5km from the nearest beach and 2km from the nearest village.
Family-friendly apartments located on Pine Hills Vilamoura Resort, just 5 minutes from the beach Vilamoura marina in the Algarve. Each apartment has two bedrooms and a private terrace/balcony. There is a communal swimming pool, gym, shop and wellness centre.
A wonderful private 5 bedroom villa overlooking the sliver coast. This villa has everything a family would need with an enclosed heated swimming pool and a separate children’s area, different terraces and balcony areas for dining, playroom, gym and even a little mini golf course. The beach at Foz de Arelho is 1km away, here is a lovely selection of eateries, shops and bars.
Another wonderful villa located in the countryside of Malhao. This family-friendly villa has 3 bedrooms, adults swimming pool, baby/toddler swimming pool and an enclosed garden. The nearest town is only 4km away with a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and bars. Then the nearest beach is 14km at Falesia.