Do you have your plans set for Spring Break yet? It won’t be long before the kids are home and looking for something to occupy their free time. If you’ve got kids in school anywhere from pre-k to college, spring break really is ideal for a family vacation. Whether you're looking for some warm sunshine to recharge your soul until summer or some outdoor winter fun, here are Magellan Jets picks for a cherished family spring break.
Paradise Island, Bahamas
The legendary underwater world containing the same name has nothing on this Paradise Island resort. Atlantis has every component to build the family vacation of a lifetime. Children and their parents will fall in love with the luxurious resort surroundings and numerous kids' activities. Kids can choose their own themed adventures at the Atlantis Kids Adventure program designed specifically for children’s imaginations. Design and create your own pizza in culinary classes, don a hard hat and build in the Lego Construction room, or maybe your child would enjoy hanging in a cozy tree with a perfect book. Atlantis has every area covered; giving parents the chance to squeeze in a few moments of relaxation for themselves.
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Families and kids are Steamboat Spring’s specialty! Steamboat offers Kids ski programs, Kids-only terrains, and Kids Ski Free vacation deals. Lessons are available for kids 2.5-5 years old where they can master the skill before heading off to the kiddies terrain park. Steamboat provides a playground for adults too! Experience the wonderland beyond skiing by enjoying snowmobiling, horseback riding, sleigh ride dinner, hot springs, spa services and more! It is no surprise why Steamboat is rated North America’s #1 Family Resort!
St. James, Barbados
Sandy Lane Resort is a spring break destination that screams luxury. This exclusive resort is pricy, but a worthy investment if you're looking for chauffeured luxury cars, palatial suites, scented towels, polished resort atmosphere and plenty of engaging activities to keep the little ones happy. Parents can enjoy a few rounds of golf on immaculately manicured fairways or relax at the spa with a massage while the kids explore the Treehouse Club with activities like nature walks, sports, crafts and carnival days, complete with stilt-walking. The whole family will love swimming with the rare Hawksbill turtles in the reefs located just off the shore.
Kauai Surf School
Poipu Beach, Hawaii
A family that surfs together stays together, at least that’s what the folks at Kauai Surf School say. At the Kauai Surf School families can arrange for family surf camp sessions that are custom built for your family’s wants and needs. The whole gang can stay at the surf schools own “Surf House” in Poipu where everyone can enjoy gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinner served daily. On the beautiful Garden Isle of Kauai you can spend quality time in and out of the water. Take advantage of all the activities the island has to offer such as snorkeling, hiking, and just exploring!
Jay Peak Resort
Jay Peak, Vermont
Ski, Splash, and Stay when you visit Jay Peak Resort in northern Vermont. This resort has it all! Kids can join the Jay Explorers Program and learn the ropes of the terrain at the Mountain Kids Adventure Center where both indoor and outdoor instructions are taught. Kids age 3-5 spend an hour inside Jay Peak’s indoor ski hill to learn the sensations of sliding and stopping before moving outside to their learning terrain. After a few days on the slopes, the family can take a break and enjoy Jay Peak’s indoor waterpark located at the base of the Vermont ski area. The Pump House is a place for well-earned leisure. It is an enormous attraction featuring four tubed water slides, a surfing pool, rock climbing wall, and kiddie area.