For several years, many vacation packages for families took into account the presence of two parents plus one child or more. However, with the divorce rates rising in this generation and the sharp increase of single parenting, the travel and tourism industry have had to rethink their family packages.
Single parent packages are now a common occurrence in many vacation spots around the world. These packages have allowed the single parent to take the time off their busy schedules to spend time with one’s child in luxurious vacation spots.
Here are five luxurious vacations you can take as a single parent.
1. New York
During the cold winters, you can go cross-country skiing, ice-skating, and snowshoeing in the many mountain lodges north of New York City. During the summer the vacation lodges offer zip line courses, rock climbing, and paintballing which are fun for older kids.
At the base of Shawangunk Mountains, a single parent can escape the noise in the city with their kid by visiting the luxurious Rocking Horse Ranch Resort. In this resort, you and your child will be immersed in horse riding, magic shows, day camps, and waterparks to cool in. the winter is dull neither, the resort offers exciting horse-drawn sleigh rides and snow tubing.
Scotland is one place many kids will get excited to visit. In Scotland, you can spend time hiking in the highlands while following literal trails found in many epic books and movies. Mountain biking is also a fun activity to do while in the highlands of Scotland. The clean rivers flowing from the highlands are ideal to go fishing and relax with your kids and maybe grill some fish.
Scotland is also famous for its castles and as a single parent, a visit to these castles with your kids will get them labeling you their favorite. All you need for your luxury solo parental vacation is an experienced travel agent to set you up in a beautiful setting and the rest should take care of itself. From thick ancient stone walls to towering spires and bell towers to the ancient ruins, your kid will fill like a Viking or a princess defending her castle against the evil dragon when you stay in one of the many castles in the country.
With kids, a parent has to carefully choose where to visit and what to do on a vacation. It is even more challenging when there is only one parent present. However, Canada has several luxurious places where single parents can visit with their kids and feel comfortable.
Canada is known for its amazing skiing sites. Many vacation spots in Canada also offer skiing packages and lessons where you and your kid can learn some two or three moves. One good example is the winter wonderland in Whistler, British Colombia.
Italy is one of the most family-friendly countries to go on vacation in. It has great weather and the sites are breathtaking. There are several protected nature reserves where you can take your kids to most of them located in the countryside of Tuscany.
While visiting the reserves in Tuscany, relax and recharge in one of the family villas in Tuscany. They have private pools where you can cool off and teach your young daughter how to swim without disturbance.
Jamaica is one of the beautiful Caribbean Islands. Thus, it is a great vacation for a single parent to holiday with his or her kid. You can visit the many marine parks such as the Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios and enjoy fun dolphin activities. You can also spend quality time on the many sandy beaches in the country.
These are the best five luxurious places single parents can visit with their kids and feel safe and comfortable while having fun.