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10 Great Family Holidays in July and August With Free Child Places

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I have teamed up with TUI, the family holiday specialists, to bring you my top ten family holidays in July and August with free child places.

Whether you want self-catering in Greece, an All Inclusive holiday on the Algarve, or a water park holiday on the Costa del Sol, I have family holidays in July and August with free child places to suit everyone! All holidays are hand-picked, have great reviews and are ideal for family holidays.
 

 

 
Another added bonus with TUI holidays is that there are no hidden extras. All TUI holidays include flights, accommodation, transfers and checked baggage. And that’s not all, you only need a deposit of €75 to secure a booking, with the balance payable ten weeks before departure.
 

 

 

Family Holidays in July and August – Algarve:

One of my favourite destinations for family holidays, the Algarve, offers superb beaches, mouth watering food and great value for money in the resorts. I have chosen two family holidays in July and August with free child places, a self-catering option in the lively resort of Albufeira, and an All Inclusive property in the pretty village of Alvor.
 

 

 

1. Cerro Mar Garden: 31st July, 2ad & 2ch, €2284

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Located in lively Albufeira this is an excellent choice for families looking for good quality self-catering accommodation. Highly rated on TripAdvisor, there are some great on-site facilities including a spa, gym and whirlpool. Kids will love the bowling alley, games room and large swimming pool, and there is a separate splash zone for little ones too.
 

 

 
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on a self-catering basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 31st of July from Dublin is €2284. Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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2. All Inclusive, Alvor Baia,  31st July, 2ad & 2ch, €3606

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 The Alvor Bahia is a four star All Inclusive property which is highly rated on TripAdvisor and offers something for all the family. The kids club, entertainment programme, sports facilities and pirate themed play area, will keep the kids amused all day long. If you fancy some quiet time, why not chill out in their spa!
 

 

 
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 31st of July from Dublin is €3606.  Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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Family Holidays in July and August – Spain:

Did you know TUI feature 9 different regions in Spain this Summer? Choose from mainland Spain’s popular destinations of Costa Dorada and the Costa del Sol, the Balearic Islands of Majorca or Ibiza or the year round favourites, the Canary Islands. These are my top Spanish family holidays in July and August with free child places.

 

 

 

3. Majorca: Protur Bonaire Aparthotel, 7th July, €2866

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This is one of the best family apartments in Majorca. We spent a week here a few years ago and the kids loved it. It is located just a few minutes from the beach and the centre of Cala Bona, where there is an ample choice of restaurants and bars. If you want to venture further afield, the larger resort of Cala Millor is about a thirty minute walk.
 

 

 
You don’t need to venture outside the resort though as the facilities on-site are excellent. There is a children’s splash park with a giant pirate ship and there is day and night time entertainment, including a mini-disco in the evening. Kids are spoilt for choice with kids clubs and a multi-sports court, there is also a crèche for children under 3 years.

Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay for 2 adults and 2 children on the 7th of July from Dublin is €2866. Many more dates are available.

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4. Salou: Villa Romana, Half Board, 5th July, 2ad & 2ch, €2936

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With waterslides on site and PortAventura within walking distance, your children are sure to enjoy a fun filled week at the Villa Romana.   There is regular day and evening entertainment here, as well as a kids club and sports activities. This super deal includes breakfast and dinner each day and the food receives great reviews on TripAdvisor. 

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5. Tenerife: All Inclusive MaryLanza Suites & Spa – 5th August, 2ad & 2ch €3367

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For families looking for a luxury all-inclusive holiday, the MaryLanza Suites and Spa should tick all boxes. This hotel boasts a fine dining restaurant and Teppanyaki, as well as a buffet restaurant with a terrace for al fresco dining. Chilled Cava, a chocolate fountain and themed evenings elevate the dining experience.
 

 

 
There are two pools, including one with in-water seats, as well as a luxuy Spa. Children are well catered for too with a children’s pool, day and evening entertainment and a games room and play centre.  The location is great too, with Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas just 15-minutes’ walk away.

The MaryLanza Suites & Spa is one of the top rated hotels in Tenerife on TripAdvisor, making this a great value option for luxury family holidays in July and August.

Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 5th or 12th of August from Dublin. Many more dates are available.

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6. Lanzarote: All Inclusive TUI Blue Flamingo Beach – 3rd July, 2ad & 2ch, €3476

Flamingo Beach All Inclusive family resort in Lanzarote
The All Inclusive TUI Blue Flamingo Beach is a popular family complex with kids clubs for children, teenagers and even babies. With three pools, three restaurants, a host of sports activities and nightly entertainment, there is something here for kids of all ages.
 

 

 
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children is €3476 from Dublin on the 3rd of July.  Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

Room types: There is a wide selection of rooms available including two and three-bedroom apartments which can sleep up to eight.

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Family Holidays in July and August – Greece:

I brought my children to Corfu and Zakynthos and we loved them both! The scenery, laid back pace and excellent value for money, makes Greece an ideal alternative if you want to try something different this year.

From self-catering to All Inclusive resorts, TUI offer both in abundance. I have chosen two family holidays in July and August with free child places, a great value self catering option and the All Inclusive family property, where we stayed a few years ago.
 

 

 

7. Crete: 4-Star Atlantica Akti Zeus Hotel – 16th August, 2ad & 2ch, €3644

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This modern beachfront hotel offers stunning sea views and a great choice of hotel rooms including swim-up rooms. There is a kids club, an evening entertainment programme and a waterpark on site. There is a baby lagoon for children up to 5 years, an aqua playground for children aged 5 -10, and ample slides for children aged 10-12 years.
 
Ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor, this is a great choice if you are looking for All Inclusive resorts for families in Greece with a waterpark on site.
 

 

 
Room types: There is a wide selection of family rooms available including rooms with sliding doors, swim-up rooms and suites. Rooms sleep up to four.

The listed price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 16th of August from Dublin is €3644.  Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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8. Rhodes: All Inclusive 5-Star Holiday Village Atlantica, 17th August, 2ad & 2ch €4458

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Expect non-stop activities, a selection of dining options and lots of pool choices at this five star Holiday Village. There are four outdoor pools, one indoor pool, as well as an adventure splash park with waterslides and a lazy river. There are three à la carte restaurants to choose from, as well as a huge buffet restaurant.
 

 
 
Various kids clubs are available from 3 to 15 year olds with a crèche facility for infants. Activities are not run of the mill either – try kayaking, raft building, aeroball (basketball on a trampoline) or the aerial adventure course. There is even an astro football pitch. Kids from age 3 can learn to swim with qualified instructors and the football academy has qualified UEFA coaches, teaching 5-15 year olds some of their skills.
 

 
 
If this all sounds like too much, you can chill out on the beach, just five minutes away, or relax in the plush spa. Entertainment goes on until late at night with live music, shows and a mini-cinema.

There is a wide selection of rooms available including family rooms with a games console, swim-up rooms, or suites with a private pool. The Holiday Village Atlantica Rhodes is a Travellers Choice winner on TripAdvisor too. If you are looking for an action packed family fun holiday – look no further.

Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 17th August from Dublin is €4458. Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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7. Corfu: Helion Resort, 1 bedroom apartment, 15th July, 2ad & 2ch, €2662

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The Helion Resort offers a more relaxed choice for a family holiday in Greece. These popular self-catering apartments just footsteps from the beach and centre of Gouvia and just 8km from the historic Corfu Town.

A large swimming pool, pool bar, tennis court, and restaurant, as well as some light entertainment twice-weekly complete an authentic Greek holiday experience. It is highly rated on TripAdvisor and receives excellent reviews from previous guests.
 

 

 
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on a self catering basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 15th of July from Dublin is €2662. Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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10.  Aqua Paradise Resort, 14th July, 2ad & 2ch, €3515

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The Aqua Paradise Resort is located next to Bulgaria’s biggest waterpark, and this All Inclusive holiday includes free access throughout your stay. This giant waterpark’s home to 25 slides, a surf machine, a wave pool, and a lazy river.

Rated by TripAdvisor as the top place to stay in Nessebar, this is a great value All Inclusive resort for families with waterpark access.
 

 

 
Room types: There is a wide selection of rooms available including two-bedroom annex rooms that sleep up to six.

Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children on the 14th of July from Dublin is €3515.  Many more dates, and larger room types are available.

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I hope you enjoyed my top ten family holidays in July and August with free child places, and that you found something to suit you. Remember you can change dates, durations, or number of people travelling, by selecting ‘Edit Search’ once you click on the links above.
 

 

 
All prices are correct at the date of issue, 4th April 2022 but are subject to change. This post was sponsored by TUI but all views, as always, are my own. Note the links above are affiliate links where I receive a small commission if a booking is made.

 

 

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