Family Style: Give Thanks & Plan Your Next Group Getaway

While the family is all together this Thanksgiving, start making 2017 travel plans. Choose from family-friendly villas in Europe, the Caribbean, and beyond.

Between reflecting on what you’re thankful for and catching up with family, set aside some time this Thanksgiving to focus on your next family getaway. We’ve got villas with accommodations and extras for all ages, from baby equipment to spa access (and all the media rooms, private pools, and beaches in between). Here’s a look a few of our top family-friendly villas.

Baraka Point
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands 

Baraka Point
Baraka Point


Vibrant Caribbean colors, outdoor living space, and beach access will invite all Baraka Point guests to kick off their shoes and leave them off. For the kids: a games pavilion, pool/beach toys, and specially arranged activities. For the adults: spa and fitness studio, stocked wet bar, and beachfront terrace. And for all: private chef, bonfire area, home theater – and much more.  

Wailea Sunset Estate
Maui, Hawaii

Wailea Sunset Estate
Wailea Sunset Estate


If a beach getaway is in your family’s plan, you won’t get much better than Wailea Sunset Estate. From this private seaside home, you’ll have easy access to two top Maui beaches. And plenty more are just a short drive away – maybe one of the reasons why the island has been voted the best in the U.S. Back “home,” enjoy a beachfront fire pit, pool, wine fridge, 3D TV, and nearby restaurants.  

Chateau d’Avignon
Provence, France

Chateau d'Avignon
Chateau d'Avignon


Make your next family vacay truly unforgettable, with a stay at this fully restored 14th-century estate in legendary Provence. At Chateau d’Avignon, you’ll feel like a royal family, surrounded by fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, and leafy courtyards. But features like a private pool will bring you right back to the present day. Plus, you’ll have plenty of space for all, with 11 bedrooms and a dining room that seats 25.  

Carlota
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Carlota
Carlota


Family is in the foundation at Carlota, a stylish, extra-private villa designed by a family of travel lovers. With a beautiful secluded location and every amenity available onsite, you can maximize your family time right here. Separate pavilions surround central, comfortable indoor and outdoor living spaces. The centerpiece is certainly the T-shaped infinity pool with a terrace overlooking the ocean.  

Villa Estrella
Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Villa Estrella
Villa Estrella


For a real outdoor adventure, set your family’s sights on Costa Rica – and get incredible views of the unbeatable natural beauty right from your home-away-from-home, Villa Estrella. This hilltop villa overlooks the ocean, the jungle, and volcanic mountains. It’s all yours to explore: Your personal staff will take care of all meals, as well as transportation to the most exciting local excursions.  

Cortona
Umbria, Italy 

Cortona
Cortona


Want to enjoy a stay in a classic Italian villa, but you’re not sure about bringing the little ones? At Cortona, timeless style and design is family-friendly. Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, this villa features a Tuscan kitchen, stone archways, and outdoor dining. The pool, sun deck, barbecue, large grassy lawn, and seven bedrooms provide the perfect cap to a family getaway. 

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