Smith & KidsStylish family travel: child-friendly hotels, family holiday tips and insider guides

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Meet the parents: Mr & Mrs Smith

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Remember long, romantic weekends à deux? James Lohan and Tamara Heber-Percy do. They were so fond of them, in fact, that they made a name for themselves finding idyllic boutique hotels as Mr & Mrs Smith. Since Tom (seven) and Alex (four) joined the clan, their holiday wish list has had a little tweak: good […]

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The capital’s retro lidos certainly have their charm, but we want to celebrate spring’s first rays of sunshine with something just a little bit more special. Meet The Berkeley, a spa hotel in London with a magical rooftop garden and heated pool perfect for a family splash… Remember how easy it was to get away […]

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It’s that old (roasted) chestnut: where can you take the smaller Smiths to a guaranteed eye-widening winter wonderland, without compromising on chalet chic and post-piste adult-only treats? Whether you’ve only got one little Heidi to keep happy or a seven-strong Von Trapp family in tow, our round-up of powder-snow ski stays has been hand-picked from […]

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What’s your family’s idea of paradise? For us, it’s sparkling waters to splash in, a beach with swaying palm-trees and as much playing and lazing as you can fit into tranquil, sun-kissed days. This month, we’ve hauled ourselves off our sunloungers and dug up a tropical treasure trove of child-friendly hotels for Smith & Family: two […]

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Too drizzly for Devon? Too cold for Corsica? This month, we’ve travelled far and wide to round up new exotic kids on the Smith & Family block, including Soneva Kiri, which scooped the gong for Best Family Hotel at the recent Smith Hotel Awards. Two child-friendly Australian getaways, two stylish family escapes in Thailand, and […]

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Two poolside Moroccan gems, two couldn’t-be-more-different lodges and one regal redbrick retreat in Exeter: this month we’ve rounded up a scattering of child-friendly hotels in rugged Morocco, windswept France, rugged Spain and good old Blighty. Whether you fancy clambering up to a treehouse, steaming yourself floppy in a hammam or sliding your way down the sunny […]

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