Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
There are fewer destinations as family-friendly as Orlando, Florida, largely due to its proximity to Walt Disney World. However, you don’t need to go directly into the park to enjoy a little Disney magic. Instead, book your stay at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, where, directly on site, you and your family can meet Disney characters, watch Magic Kingdom fireworks thanks to the views from Michelin-star eatery Capa, and even hang out at the complimentary kids club (or the designated adult-only pool, Oasis). Don’t skip out on the teardrop chairs or the lazy river for a unique way to relax in the Floridian sun.
Grab breakfast with Goofy and his pals, offered every Thursday at Ravello, the Italian restaurant onsite, or reserve a private character experience for some truly magical moments. If you plan to hit the parks, head to the Disney Planning Center located in the lobby. While your young ones will certainly find magic at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando, it’s likely you will too. From the chic, contemporary decor to the vitality therapies offered in their top-notch spa and 18-hole golf course, there’s plenty to keep you invested.
American Express Platinum Card holders will reap the highest of benefits by booking this property through Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts, where the fourth night is complimentary when booked for travel between May 01, 2024 and September 30, 2024 (travel must be booked by September 26, 2024).
Alpine Falls Ranch
Not all vacations need to be in sunny, farflung locales. Sometimes, the best family getaway is a mountain adventure. Alpine Falls Ranch in rural Superior, Montana, is just what the doctor ordered for a family-friendly resort out in the open countryside. Take in the beauty of western Montana, where, regardless of the season, multigenerational families will find plenty to do on this 250-acre property.
Accommodations begin with a glamping option for $400 per night and span to the lavish Mountain Mansion, starting at $3675 per night. The three-story, 9,637 square foot home with a fireplace, five unique bedrooms, a clawfoot soaking tub and plenty of rustic charm, is a huge step up from the cozy cabins or bunkhouse, as well.
Whether it’s white-water rafting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, horseback riding or simply making s’mores over the fire pit, Alpine Falls Ranch allows you to embrace your country western side. The resort recently launched an all-inclusive package, available for guests with a four-night stay, and includes all meals, as well as a daily activity for your group.
The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua
Whether it’s traveling with little ones or in retirement, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua offers a luxurious refuge for guests of all ages. At a whopping 54 acres with 468 rooms and suites to choose from, this paradisal property grants direct access to D.T. Fleming Beach, a laid back stretch of sand ideal for surfing. The resort is also home to a 20,000-square-foot deck, where guests can reserve cabanas and umbrella-shaded daybeds beside the property’s tranquil three-tiered pool.
Enjoy family-friendly guided environmental programs. Take an e-bike tour through Maui’s breathtaking natural beauty, snorkel to “cities under the sea” among the famous crystal blue waters and pristine coral reefs or hike along the coastal Alaloa Trail.
The Platinum Card® from American Express (rates & fees) holders can reap the utmost of benefits by booking through the Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts program. They’ll be guaranteed a 4 p.m. checkout and rewarded with a $400 property credit if booked by June 26, 2024 with travel by June 30, 2024.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas
Montego Bay, Jamaica is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean. With that distinction comes an oversaturation of subpar accommodations. Of course, that’s not the case with Round Hill Hotel & Villas, and despite Jamaica being a sought-after destination for honeymooners and bachelorettes, this luxurious property set on 110 acres is ideal for traveling with family. If space is what you’re craving, choose from one of 27 villas, each offering up to six bedrooms. Most villas have a private outdoor pool and oceanfront views overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
Relaxing is a given when in the Caribbean, but if you find yourself with itchy feet, enjoy family-friendly activities like snorkeling, kayaking, tennis, pickleball, and glass-bottom boat tours. Don’t skip the award-winning spa. To get there, you’ll need to walk through lush flora and fauna. While you’re getting pampered, the kids can hang at the Pineapple Kids Club (ages 3 to 6) or the 7 Up Club (ages 7 to 12), where tie-dying, painting, and soccer matches are just some of the activities offered.
American Express Platinum Card Members will want to plan for at least five nights at Round Hill Hotel and Villas, because with the Fine Hotels & Resorts program, the fifth night is complimentary for travel booked by March 08, 2024 with travel by March 16, 2024.