The Best Family Friendly Wellness Retreats

At Health Travel, we believe you shouldn’t need to separate family holidays with dedicating time for your personal wellbeing. From building family bonds through mindful or sporty activities, such as surfing and hiking, to finding a dedicated wellness retreat that welcomes children of all ages - we have family-friendly retreats covered.

Our wellness specialists have handpicked the best wellness resorts for families around the world, on the sun-soaked beaches of Mexico and up in the alpine landscapes of Switzerland. You can be safe in the knowledge that your children can learn and grow at immersive kids clubs whilst you achieve your wellness goals during a transformative wellness programme.

Marbella Club Hotel in Spain is one of the best wellness resorts for families

1. Borgo Egnazia, Italy

Mimicking a traditional Puglian village, Borgo Egnazia has a wealth of possibilities to enjoy and explore within its 45 acre estate. Blending a range of family friendly activities with exceptional kids clubs, a golf course, and two private beaches, there’s no shortage of things to keep your children entertained.

Cycle to the beach for a fun-filled day of water sports, play by the pool, or get stuck in to tennis and cooking classes. For adults who want to relax at the spa or over a romantic dinner at the Michelin starred restaurant, Borgo Egnazia offers crèche and babysitting services. There are also three kids clubs catering for ages 3-16, with organised activities and sports, as well as Wii and PlayStation games, for the little ones to socialise and make new friends.

Borgo Egnazia has a pool and two private beaches for families to enjoy

2. Palmaïa, Mexico

Palmaïa, on Mexico’s Riviera Maya, is a transformative retreat that encourages guests to discover wellness through its progressive and unique all-inclusive programmes and meaningful experiences. Within the resort’s holistic approach is Awen, a nurturing space where children can explore creativity, spirituality, and curiosity.

This pioneering kids club fosters exploration of the self and the natural world, through daily activities and rituals. It’s completely device-free, and respects the children’s natural rhythms, with space to eat, sleep, and play woven into the day. From treasure hunts and arts and crafts, to planting herb gardens, baking bread, and singing, all the activities here are designed to help your children grow as people, and tap into their innate curiosity.

Activities at the Awen kids club range from singing and dancing to baking bread