6 Southeast Asia Destinations Perfect for Family Holidays

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Going on a holiday sounds exciting. However, when you are planning a holiday with your family you need to think ahead to make the most of the time and resources. Family holidays are quite different from solo travels and romantic getaways where there are fewer members involved. If you have kids and other members of the family with you you must consider destinations that would offer something to every member of the family. Hence, you have to be selective about the accessibility of the destination, availability and variety of accommodation, travel options, budget and a lot more.

Longtail boats in Thailand

Southeast Asia offers a perfect combination of exotic destinations without having to burn your budget. Hence, many families today prefer to head to various Southeast Asia destinations for holiday experiences they prefer. With experiencetravelgroup.com you can focus on your time with your family and let the professionals provide you with tailored itineraries based on your preferences and budget. However, you still have to focus on what Southeast Asia destinations you would choose to spend time with your loved ones and family.


Singapore Marina Bay Sands
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If you are thinking of Southeast Asia you would certainly want to put Singapore on top of your list. Singapore remains one of the most visited countries in Southeast Asia and it offers a lot of options to families looking for fun holidays. You can stay in Singapore for a week and still find plenty of things to do. This is where you can explore some of the best architecture in the world. Also, Singapore is perfect for kids who can explore plenty of local attractions like Universal Studios Singapore, Wild Wild Wet Singapore, ArtScience Museum, Singapore Flyer and many others. This tiny nation-state can also provide you with world-renowned attractions like Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay, Sentosa Island, and Clarke Quay. Families can find plenty of accommodations to choose from and enjoy local cuisine at various local restaurants and cafes. Singapore is also well-known as a shopping destination and that adds to the overall experience.

Malaysia Petronas towers

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Located right next to Singapore, Malaysia is also one of the destinations that would offer a great family-friendly holiday experience. This country is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical landmarks, excellent shopping locations and plenty of natural landscapes and wildlife. If you are looking for urban experiences you can stay in Kuala Lumpur, but if you want to experience the real Malaysia you would want to explore Langkawi and Penang as well. In Kuala Lumpur, you can find many locations ideal for kids as well like Sunway Lagoon and Petrosains The Discovery Centre. As a family, you can also explore the National Zoo of Malaysia and Farm in the City. Families looking for island holidays can head to Langkawi for some relaxing and adventure activities on the beach. Penang is known for its cultural attractions and natural beauty offering you a perfect family holiday experience. While you are exploring Malaysia you can also enjoy Malaysian cuisine and sweets for a memorable culinary experience.

Thailand view

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If you are interested in a beach holiday with your family Thailand sounds like a safe bet in Southeast Asia. Over the years, Thailand has remained one of the favourites of families who want to spend quality time together. While you are exploring the best beaches in Thailand you also enjoy excellent connectivity which makes Thailand one of the best family-friendly destinations. Bangkok remains one of the most visited cities on the planet where you can enjoy some of the best luxury hotels, award-winning restaurants and lip-smacking food. However, if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city you can head to places like Phuket, Chiang Mai, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Samui, Krabi and Pattaya. Apart from the beaches, Thailand is also known for its massage parlours and spas where you can relax and unwind while holidaying with your family.

Laos fountain

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With its breathtaking mountainous landscape, Laos is one of the family-friendly destinations that must be on your list. This is a great place for those who want to put up their feet and spend time leisurely. With its rich history and cultural background, Laos is perfect for those who prefer natural landscapes that instantly relax the mind and soul. Vientiane, the capital city, provides a perfect break for families who want a break from their fast and hectic routine. Here you can enjoy some spectacular sunsets with a cold beer and excellent food before you. Luang Prabang is where most action happens. Here you can explore some of the cultural, historical and religious attractions and even head out into the jungles for hiking and mountain biking. You can also journey into the heart of Northern Laos and find many quaint and scenic villages and towns.

Indonesia view

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If you are planning a family holiday in Southeast Asia, you can also explore the largest archipelago in the world – Indonesia. This place is perfect for families who want to enjoy the unbeatable combination of sun and sand. The best part about Indonesia is that it is easily accessible, can offer a variety of accommodations and you can either relax or find adventure here. Bali in Indonesia gets the most attention as solo travellers, couples and even families head here for their holidays under the sun. Apart from the beaches, you can also visit amazing temples in Bali with family that can offer you a great holiday experience. Indonesia is also a great place for water sports activities, shopping and for foodies who would want to enjoy local Indonesian cuisine. When you are in Indonesia you can also ensure that you have something to offer to your kids. You can head out for various outdoor activities and adventures that would ensure a great family experience.

The Philippines
Boat in Phillipines

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Considered one of the tropical destinations in Southeast Asia, The Philippines is a great place which you can add to your list. With a diverse landscape, The Philippines can provide you with spectacular mountain views, pristine beaches, lush jungles, relaxing rice terraces, historical buildings and architecture and cultural attractions. While you are in Manila, the capital city, you can explore the eclectic mix of local architecture with Spanish colonial buildings. Also, you can find some pristine beaches in the Philippines where you can spend a beach day with your family. You can also look out for local restaurants and cafes where you can try authentic Filipino cuisine. Apart from Manila, you can also explore other destinations in the Philippines like Cebu, Palawan, Boracay Island, Bohol and Mactan Island. This would ensure that you can have a great time when you are with your family.

Thai Longtail boats

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Saram Pervaiz

Saram Pervaiz is a true travel enthusiast, constantly seeking out new destinations and weaving captivating tales of his adventures. He's always eager to welcome fellow adventurers to join him on his journeys

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