You want to take your kids on a special vacation to an exotic destination? You’ve done all the usual, overcrowded family destinations already? We have put together a small but very well thought-out list of special places around the globe. Actually, two in Africa, one in the Caribbean, and one in Asia.
Very family-friendly villa village, south of Malindi at Watamu Beach, Kenya. Also called Baobab Village. Features a nice outdoor pool. Golfing and snorkeling are nearby. Check out the Bio-Ken Snake Farm nearby. Map
Maybe the perfect Zen retreat for families. It offers large and beautiful villas and is part of the Small Luxury Hotels in the World. Run by Hyatt. It has an outdoor pool, special activities for rainy days and soundproof rooms. Map
Great mid-range option on Friendship Beach on the main island. 1-4 bedroom nicely decorated villas, right on the water.
Beautiful, modern rooms and suites, right on the Indian Ocean, about an hour drive from Pemba. Amazing food. Very family-friendly. Map