Traveling with children can be tricky. You won’t just be able to jet off to the best beach destinations anymore or visit a party hotspot like you might have done once upon a time as they might not be suitable for youngsters. Once you have young children in tow, you will need to find a location that has different attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained. It’s also a good idea to travel somewhere that doesn’t pose any risk to your family’s safety and security.
One great region for family travel has to be Asia. There is so much going on in this intriguing content, so I’m sure you will be able to decide on a destination that has a lot to offer your whole family. Not only that, though, but most cities across the region are incredibly clean and modern, so you should find that there are a lot of facilities and amenities that can make traveling with children that little bit easier.
Not sure where to travel to in Asia? Here are some of its best family friendly destinations.
Japan is a thrilling place to be. You will find that ancient and modern Japan are so close together, and you will easily stumble across some arcane temples when wandering through its cosmopolitan cities. If you would prefer to see more of Japan’s old side, then you should spend some of your time in Kyoto. This city is home to around 2,000 shrines and temples! However, if you think that your family would be better suited to the modern side of the country, then Tokyo is definitely the place for you!
Lots of families travel to Singapore because it can be a really cheap destination. You’ll be able to find some very reasonably priced self-catered accommodation and short-term rentals in the Ang Mo Kio for instance. Some other bonus points for Singapore are its very low crime rate and its excellent public transport network. It is also a melting pot of cultures, so you will find a very diverse range of things to see and do while you are visiting.
If you don’t want to sacrifice your beach holiday just because you are traveling with kids, then you might want to book a trip to Indonesia. More specifically, the Indonesian island of Bali is the best place for you. There are lots of great family friendly beaches where you can relax while the kids try out some watersports or simple play in the sand. You’ll also find some really tasty treats to try as well. I’m sure the kids will love sampling all of the exotic foods on offer in Bali!
Another great Asian destination to travel to when you have kids in tow has to be Hong Kong. Just like Singapore, it has a remarkably good public transport system, so you won’t ever struggle to get anywhere without a car. The kids will also be able to try out some of the area’s famous martial arts, such as Kung Fu. You’ll also find a great selection of restaurants and eateries, as well as some brilliant street-food markets that offer very reasonably priced dishes and local specialities.
Taiwan may just be a small island, but there is so much to do there for families. There are some famous mountain ranges within the country that are the perfect spot for hikes. You’ll find a range of paths suitable for different fitness levels. When you want to relax after a long walk, you could always visit the Taiwanese natural hot springs. Other great activities that the kids can get involved with include mountain biking, martial arts, and scuba diving.
When you think of Thailand, you might think of it as only being a destination for backpackers and student travelers. It’s true that the country is very popular with them, but it’s also a brilliant destination for families as well. There are a lot of kid-friendly beaches and hundreds of activities that the kids can join in with. What’s more, the weather in Thailand is usually perfect all year round. One of the best places in Thailand when you are traveling with kids has to be Phuket. The beach at Patong is beautiful while Wat Chalong features a gorgeous ancient Buddha temple.
There are so many wonderful places to take your family in Asia; this is just a quick shortlist of some of the best. Where will you head to with your gang?
Disclosure: This is a collaborative post.