From the Indian Ocean islands to the coasts of North Africa and the United Arab Emirates, here is why these five beach resorts provide the ideal coastal family getaway. From the Indian Ocean islands to the coasts of North Africa and the United Arab Emirates, here is why these five beach resorts provide the ideal coastal family getaway.
1. Radisson Blu Resort, Al Hoceima
Located in the North of Morocco, in one of the country’s most beautiful bays, families can enjoy an exclusive beach experience at Radisson Blu Resort, Al Hoceima. Surrounded by 64 acres of cedar forest, direct access to a 2km private beach with water sports, tennis courts, a football field and more, there is plenty to do for outdoor enthusiasts.
The on-site Kids Club will keep the little ones entertained all day with their jam-packed schedule, tailored to guarantee the most unforgettable holiday. After all the adventure, why not have a tranquil family spa day before indulging in the wide variety of delectable cuisine available at the seven on-site restaurants and bars.
2. Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, Mauritius
Nestled in the Azuri Village with inviting white sandy beaches, protected lagoons, and an ideal temperature all year round, is what defines Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, Mauritius. For families, there’s a wide variety of activities to enjoy together across the island, from dolphin watching and visiting Casela Nature Park to bird watching and exploring the many natural parks with its unique endemic fauna and flora.
For family bonding, there is an array of fun indoor and outdoor activities available at the resort, including an eco-friendly discovery of the natural mangrove, workshops to create your own kite, cooking classes, family movie-nights, giant chess matches, river kayak safaris and so much more.
3. Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Thalasso Djerba
Just off the coast of Tunisia, in North Africa’s largest island, Djerba, a short walk from the crisp white sandy beaches of the Mediterranean Sea and the tranquil lagoon, the Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Thalasso, Djerba provides families with a warm island getaway.
During your stay, the concierge can organize a tour of the island on horse, pony, or camel, through the shallow waters, and across the dry desert passages. Closer to the resort is the Djerba Crocodile Farm, where crocodiles can be viewed up close while enjoying a family picnic.
For a fit, fun family holiday, the resort boasts four tennis courts, table tennis, water polo, beach volley, and football and for the parents seeking relaxed activities, there are various cocktail and board games too.
From locally sourced seafood to Italian and Andalusian cuisines, the resort's restaurants and bars offer a wide variety of mouthwatering meals.
4. Radisson Blu Resort El Quseir
A relaxing and rejuvenating ultimate Egyptian beach getaway! Close proximity to the city center, which is studded with charming cafes, authentic bazaars and must-see historical sites such as the Old Town and El Quseir Fort, allowing travelers to witness the region’s rich history first-hand.
With beachside barbecues and a delightful mix of cuisines available at the multiple onsite restaurants, the resort will leave families spoilt for culinary choice. The resort also hosts a Kids Club with activity-filled programs for kids of all ages, a kids pool as well as carefully crafted kids' menu at the restaurant, to ensure the little ones have the vacation of a lifetime. Without leaving the Radisson Blu Resort El Quseir, you’re able to enjoy a wide variety of activities such as camel rides, quad biking expeditions as well as snorkeling and diving at the SUBEX Diving Center.
5. Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi, Corniche
Situated alongside 11,000 square meters of private beach and mere minutes from premium malls and cultural attractions, including the city’s oldest fort Qasr al-Hosn, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche provides the best beach experience in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
The resort provides a family-friendly atmosphere in a tropical setting, overlooking Abu Dhabi’s prime beach, complemented by spectacular city views. The resort’s three swimming pools include a kid's pool with a slide, zip line, wave pool, lazy river and watersports creates the ultimate fun-filled aquatic playground for all ages.