Summer vacation is finally here, and the kids are excited. No more school, no more homework; just fun in the sun. Now it’s time to plan the perfect vacation for the whole family. Worried the places you’re thinking of won’t be fun for the kids? We want to make sure you choose the perfect place for everyone in the family, so take a look at our research into the best summer family vacations.
Sailing from one island to another will make each day exciting and unforgettable. Explore the baths of Virgin Gorda and create your own Indiana Jones or Goonies adventure. Climbing over rocks and splashing through the water of the caves will allow your kids’ imaginations to run wild.
Discover the Caribbean Sea and all that lives below the surface on many snorkeling excursions. You’ll see fish and turtles swimming through some of the most amazing seagrass beds.
Alternatively, the whole family can relax on the white sand beach of Jost Van Dyke after anchoring in the harbor and swimming to shore. Fun will be the main theme of this charter, making the BVIs one of the best summer family vacations.
Dive into the myths and legends of Brittany, France while you travel the seas around it. With all to explore in the water, it will be hard to get the family on land.
The island is filled with animal parks, nature trails, castles, and treasure hunts, which will be exciting for all ages. Spend your days relaxing on the beach, snorkeling and kayaking off the boat, or exploring the land of Brittany.
Guaranteed to be an amazing adventure, Brittany is one of the best summer vacations with kids you can have – no matter whether you head to land for a day or stay the whole time aboard your yacht.
From zoos and horses, to snorkeling and hot springs, Bali is an island of fun awaiting your arrival. Enrich yourselves in the Hindu culture, allowing the kids to expand their learning over summer. Go horseback riding or see all different animals in the local zoos around Bali.
The local beaches are perfect for a relaxing day for the parents, allowing the kids to swim and search for hidden treasures. There is so much to explore in Bali. Stay on the seas and swim or head to land to go on a family hike. Every day will be a new adventure.
Beautiful beaches, stunning coasts and more will amaze you on your charter through Thailand. You will never have a dull moment exploring the Thai culture and world. From waterfalls to elephant rides, these activities will make you never want to leave.
The kids will have an amazing time swimming off the boat or discovering this wonderful land. You can also plan ahead for a vacation in January. The 2nd Saturday in January is National Children’s Day, and all activities and public transportation are free for children on that day. Hands down, Thailand offers one of the best summer family vacations.
You don’t need to venture far to have a great time. Sail from our base in Key West over to Miami, Key Largo, Key West or to Dry Tortugas.
The kids will love the snorkeling and diving opportunities among the Keys’ coral reefs. You can also visit the Marathon Turtle Hospital to discover how the turtles are rescued and rehabilitated.
Promising one of the best summer family vacations, Florida offers many idyllic beaches where parents can relax and sunbathe, while the children can explore the crystal clear waters!
Planning a family vacation can be crazy, so we want to make it easier and help you find the perfect place. Check out our destinations (we have over 50 to choose from), and together we can plan an amazing trip for the whole family.
To book your summer vacation, get in touch with us today. We offer bareboat charters, as well as skippered charters if you can’t sail. Alternatively, for the latest travel inspiration, head on over to our blog.