I have teamed up with TUI, the family holiday specialists, to bring you great family holidays in July and August, many including free child places and online discounts.
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 to suit all tastes and budgets! All holidays have received good reviews and are ideal for family holidays.
All TUI holidays include flights, accommodation and transfers, and most include checked baggage. And that’s not all… In many cases you only need a deposit of €50 to secure a booking, with the balance payable ten weeks before departure.
Family Holidays in July and August on the Algarve:
1. Algarve: All Inclusive, 4-star Alvor Baia, 2ad & 2ch, €3958
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, you can chill out in their spa or on the stunning beaches that Alvor is renowned for.
Price for flights, transfers, and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children is €3958 on the 16th of August. Many more dates are available.
Family Holidays in July and August in Spain:
2. Majorca: Protur Bonaire Aparthotel, Half Board, 2ad & 2ch, €3694
This is one of the best family apartments in Majorca. We spent a week there when my children were younger 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 with breakfast and evening meal included is €3694 departing the 11th of July. Many more dates are available.
3. Majorca: All Inclusive Globales Bouganvilla, 2ad & 2ch €3999
This All Inclusive hotel boasts its own waterpark, two swimming pools, daily sports activities and evening entertainment – everything you need for a fun filled family holiday. There are slides for younger kids as well as eight slides for teens and adults. It is a highly rated family complex with plenty of onsite facilities, and a 20 minute walk will see you in the heart of Sa Coma.
Price for flights, transfers and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children is €3999 on the 15th of July or €3499 on the 11th of August from Dublin, or €3410 on the 25th of July or €3477 on the 16th of August from Cork.
One bedroom apartments are also available that will cater for families of 5. Price for 2 adults and 3 children is €4510 on the 15th of August or €5349 on the 6th of July. Many more dates are available.
4. Majorca: Sa Marina Aparthotel, 2ad & 2ch, €2533
If I had to chose one place on this list for a relaxing family holiday in nice surroundings, this would be it! Cala Do’r is a beautiful resort in Majorca and the Sa Marina are one of the best properties there.
There are two lagoon-style pools on-site as well as two kids pools, and two beaches within five minutes walk from the apartments. There are lots of sports activities available for both adults and children, as well as more facilities in its sister hotel, the Inturotel Esmeralda Park. A kids club is also available from age 4 upwards.
Price for flights, transfers and a seven-night stay for 2 adults and 2 children is €4143 on the 31st of July or only €2533 on the 22nd of August! Many more dates are available.
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5. Costa del Sol: All Inclusive Cortijo Blanco, 2ad & 2ch, €2979
The Cortijo Blanco’s white washed exterior has a villa style appearance, with pretty courtyards and plenty of family friendly facilities on site. There are three main swimming pools, two children’s pools, an outdoor play-zone, daytime entertainment programme, mini discos and a large open-air entertainment stage for evening shows.
Located just 10 minutes walk to the beach and a shuttle bus ride from Puerto Banus (free of charge), this is a great value property, with all meals and drinks included. Check out the reviews on TripAdvisor if you still need convincing.
Price is €3050 on the 23rd of July or €2979 on the 15th of August from Dublin, or €3181 on the 8th of July and €3024 on the 16th of August from Cork, based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing. Many more dates are available.
6. Costa del Sol: All Inclusive Globales Playa Estepona, 2ad & 2ch, €3076
As well as a waterpark on site, the highly rated Globales Playa Estepona has numerous sports activities, kids clubs, day and night time entertainment and even has its own beach club restaurant. The waterpark has a space bowl, tube slides, body slides, a multilane and kamikaze slide – all are suitable for children 120cm and over.
Younger children have their own spray park and mini slides in a pirate-themed area. The hotel is situated close to glitzy Puerto Banus and offers a shuttle bus service 2-3 times per day into the centre.
Price is €3412 on the 30th of July from Dublin or €3076 on the 16th of August from Dublin or Cork, based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing.
2 bedroom family rooms that sleep up to 6 are available on various dates in July. The best value is departing on the 26th of July, price for 2 adults and 3 children is €4509. You can edit search via the links below and change number of children to 3 / 4 etc.
7. Lanzarote: Cinco Plaza apartments, 2ad & 2ch €3035
The Cinco Plaza are one of Lanzarote’s most popular after holiday apartments. Located just minutes from the beach and the resort centre ,with great facilities on site, they are ideally situated to enjoy the highlights of Puerto del Carmen.
Price from is €3035 on the 31st of July from Dublin or €3350 on the 2nd of July from Cork. Many more dates are available.
8. Tenerife: All Inclusive MaryLanza Suites & Spa, 2ad & 2ch €3496
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 luxury 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 is €3496 on the 18th of August or €4504 on the 7th of July. Many more dates are available.
9. Tenerife: Villa Mandi With Access to Siam Park, 2ad & 2ch, €2717
One of the main reasons families flock to Tenerife each year is to visit one of the world’s best water parks – Siam Park. There is a wide choice of slides here for kids of all ages.
The Tower of Power and The Dragon will keep adrenaline junkies happy, while the Mhai Tai River and the huge wave pool, are great for all the family. Younger kids will love the Lost City – a fortress teeming with bridges, waterfalls, tipping buckets and 9 slides!
This popular resort offers free access to Siam Park throughout your stay. Located off the beaten track, you can enjoy some quiet time but are also within easy reach of the lively Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos.
This large complex resembles a Mediterranean village and comes with four swimming pools, two playgrounds, a kids club and plenty of activities for adults and children, including a football pitch and live music shows.
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay for 2 adults and 2 children is €3074 on the 19th of July or €2717 on the 9th of August. Many more dates are available.
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Family Holidays in July and August in Greece:
10. Kos: All Inclusive Labranda Marine Aquapark: 2ad & 2ch from €4161
The Labranda Marine Aquapark offers a beachfront location and four swimming pools – one of which has five large slides and a wave pool. You will also find a kids club for children aged 4-12 years, as well as tennis courts and live entertainment for adults and children. As this is an all inclusive hotel, meals and drinks are included in the cost.
Located in the pretty resort of Tingaki, this is a lovely family friendly resort in Greece. Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children is €4161 on the 19th of July. Two-bedroom family suites are also available that sleep up to five.
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11. Zakynthos: All Inclusive TUI Suneo Tsilivi Admiral, 2ad & 2ch €4346
TUI SUNEO Tsilivi Admiral is packed with family entertainment and sports activities for an active summer holiday. There is a choice of dining options with meals and drinks included in the cost, and guests are also given a discount for entrance to the Tsilivi waterpark, which is located 750m away.
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay on an All Inclusive basis for 2 adults and 2 children is €3918 on the 23rd of July
12. Rhodes: Matoula Beach, 2ad & 2ch, €3360
The Matoula Beach Hotel is a highly rated property that is ideal for families looking for a relaxing resort without lively entertainment programmes or kids clubs. There is a pool with bar and restaurant on site and it is located just minutes from the beach and a short drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Rhodes Town.
Rated as Excellent on TripAdvisor this will allow families to enjoy a typical family run Greek complex with a focus on relaxation and good service. Duplex suites are also available here that sleep up to five.
Price for flights, transfers, baggage and a seven-night stay for 2 adults and 2 children is €3360 on the 5th or €3244 on the 12th of August.Search all dates
I hope you enjoyed my picks for family holidays in July and August, 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.
Prices and descriptions are correct at the date of issue, 18th April 2023, 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.