Whether it’s an extended clan gathering or a coterie of just your nearest and dearest, a family cruise is a wonderful way to bring everyone together for a shared vacation experience. There are many reasons why a cruise is a great option for a family vacation including convenience, variety and a choice of destinations from around the world.
An all-inclusive family cruise package takes the hassle out of organizing a group vacation with all your main meals, accommodation, entertainment, activities and onshore excursions included rather than having to book each element separately. Luxury cruise ships offer inter-connecting rooms so you can keep your brood together with the option of a balcony for some privacy for the parents when the children are asleep.
Cruise companies specialize in providing an enhanced experience onboard with entertainment and activities for all ages and interests. Most luxury liners offer childminding services and tailored programs for children or kids clubs so the parents can enjoy some alone time to relax during the day or night. For older kids, movie screenings, pools and libraries can offer a welcome diversion, and adults can sun themselves on the deck, partake in onboard activities, enjoy world-class cuisine and entertainment and catch up on their vacation reading. Wide open spaces on deck means the freedom to spend time by yourself or come together.
A cruise also offers a plethora of global vacation destinations that are sure to please the whole family. From arctic wilderness to tropical island locales and from river cruising to floating resorts, your cruising experience and vacation choice is wide and varied. Select onshore experiences to suit your entire family where you can learn about local cultures and traditions, historic monuments and sights and try adventure activities for a bonding experience you’ll never forget.