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Jet Set Go: The Best Summer Vacation Destinations for 2024

As the summer approaches, families around the globe are eagerly planning their much-awaited vacations. Whether you're seeking adventure in the wilderness or relaxation on a tropical island, there are plenty of options to consider for your next family getaway. Choosing the perfect summer vacation destination is no child’s play. While adults look for relaxation and rejuvenation, kids need a vibrant and adventurous playground. If you are looking for inspiration,  here is a roundup of the summer vacation destinations that ensure you have an epic summer getaway with the kids. 


Jaagir Manor, Dudhwa – IHCL SeleQtions

Nestled amidst the untouched rainforests of Uttar Pradesh's Terai Himalayas, lies Jaagir Manor, Dudhwa – IHCL SeleQtions, a place where heritage meets nature in the most exquisite manner. It's a hidden gem, a sanctuary for both diverse wildlife and enthusiasts alike, spread across sprawling orchards and dense forests.

Stepping into Jaagir Manor feels like taking a trip back in time to the Victorian Era, with its 13 rooms and suites dating back to the 1940s. But it's not just about the past; the property also offers charming Brick & SeleQtions Villas with thatched roofs, perfect for modern family holidays. Equipped with all the comforts of today, each accommodation ensures a cozy and relaxing stay for guests of all ages. Speaking of adventure, keep your eyes peeled for the Indian Big Five: Elephants, Tigers, Leopards, Sloth Bears, and Rhinos. Surrounded by Victorian decor, it's the perfect spot to unwind after a day filled with adventure.

Ananta Hotels & Resorts, Udaipur 

Ananta Hotels & Resorts is an exclusive destination that offers a world of luxury and tranquility. The resort is the brainchild of a visionary third-generation hotelier, Ashutosh Goyal. Nestled in the outskirts of Udaipur, Rajasthan, Ananta Group of Hotels & Resorts is a picturesque haven that redefines luxury and hospitality, making it one of the most sought-after summer vacation destinations for 2024.

Surrounded by the royal splendour of Rajasthan and the majestic Aravalli Hills, it provides the perfect setting for a memorable stay. With 239 opulent villas spread across 90 acres of lush greenery, every corner of this resort exudes comfort and sophistication. The 243 meticulously designed villas offer panoramic views of the hills, blending contemporary elegance with the breathtaking scenery of Rajasthan. Each accommodation category, whether it is the Luxury Cottage or the exclusive Ananta Villa, is crafted to perfection. Ananta is more than just a luxury resort; it is a sanctuary where nature and serenity converge. The resort is carefully built to complement the contours of the land it stands on, making it a harmonious blend of modernity and natural beauty. Inspired by Balinese culture, Ananta features elements of tranquility and mindfulness that create an ambiance of peace and relaxation.

Ananta Hotels & Resorts provides the perfect summer getaway for 2024, offering everything you need for the perfect vacation – luxury, nature, culture, and unparalleled hospitality. Whether you're lounging by the pool, exploring the lush green surroundings, or indulging in the flavours of Rajasthan at world-class restaurants, every moment at Ananta is designed to create memories that last a lifetime. So, why wait? Escape to Ananta Hotels & Resorts and experience the epitome of luxury and serenity in the heart of Rajasthan.

StayVista, Coffee & Mint Coorg

Nestled amidst the verdant hills of Coorg lies Coffee & Mist, a slice of paradise waiting to be discovered. As you step onto the sprawling 5-acre property, you're greeted by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee from the extravagant plantation on one side, while the majestic mountains stand tall on the other, creating a breathtaking panorama that will leave you in awe.

This 6000 sq.ft. haven is more than just a holiday retreat; it's an escape to a world of serenity and natural beauty. Perched atop a hill, Coffee & Mist is shrouded in a mystical blanket of mist, especially enchanting in the early mornings when the world is still waking up. It's a sight straight out of a fairytale, where every moment feels magical.

As you explore the property, you'll discover an expansive lawn that invites you to take leisurely strolls amidst nature's embrace. And for those seeking solace, the poolside becomes your sanctuary, where you can indulge in moments of meditation and relaxation, surrounded by the tranquil sounds of the countryside.

But perhaps the most captivating feature of Coffee & Mist is its multitude of balconies, each offering a unique perspective of the verdant landscape and hazy surroundings. Whether you're sipping your morning coffee or gazing at the stars under the night sky, every moment spent on these balconies is a reminder of the beauty that surrounds you.


Intercontinental Paris - Le Grand

Step into the enchanting world of InterContinental Paris, where every street corner whispers tales of romance and elegance. As you arrive in the City of Light, you'll find yourself at the doorstep of the most beautiful city in the world with InterContinental Paris at the heart of it all. Imagine waking up to the breathtaking view of the Palais Garnier, the iconic Parisian department stores, and the Haussmannian boulevards adorned with theaters. Step outside and wander down Rue de la Paix where luxury boutiques beckon with their treasures, and lose yourself in the timeless charm of Place Vendôme.

InterContinental Paris le Grand is more than just a hotel; it's a symbol of Parisian grandeur and refinement. Inaugurated under the reign of Napoleon III, each of its 5-star rooms and suites is a masterpiece of Second Empire style, infused with contemporary touches that promise comfort and sophistication. From the moment you step through its doors, you'll be transported to a world of timeless elegance and unparalleled luxury. Perhaps the crowning jewel of InterContinental Paris is the legendary Café de la Paix, a Parisian institution that has been delighting guests since 1862. Located on the iconic Place de l’Opéra, this culinary gem serves up the great classics of French gastronomy, inviting you to savour the flavours of Paris in every bite.

Badrutt’s Palace, St. Moritz  


Experience legendary service and an enchanting atmosphere in the heart of St Moritz at this celebrities’ favourite hotel. Celebrate Summer in Style at Badrutt's Palace Hotel! Badrutt’s Palace has a variety of exclusive events planned for this summer that take advantage of the natural beauty of St. Moritz to make it an unforgettable season. The hotel’s stunning alpine views provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor activities and events that are sure to excite and amaze. 

A fairy-tale castle, five generations and over 125 years of tradition with a modern spirit, Badrutt’s Palace remains one of the best hotels in the world. Unrivalled and unexpected eating and drinking meet a unique sense of belonging in a historic and iconic mountain resort. A celebration of style, sports, culinary and wellness adventures 6,000 feet up in the Swiss Alps. With its soaring mountaintops, crystal-clear lakes and invigorating outdoor activities, the Engadin Valley is the perfect backdrop for your St. Moritz adventure. 

An abundance of pursuits is on offer at Badrutt’s Palace to help you explore and discover this extraordinary Swiss setting. Indulge in water sports and air adventures, hiking and cycling, horse riding and climbing, alfresco dining, outdoor picnics and barbeques. The Kids’ Club Palazzino arranges a whole host of activities to keep children entertained. From children’s massages to yoga for little ones, everyone is catered for, so you can relax and enjoy the summer break you deserve. 


Cheval Blanc St-Barth, Isle De France  



The only property in the Caribbean with Palace distinction, Cheval Blanc St-Barth echoes French refinement in a glamorous ambience. A long-term favourite with guests for its highly personalised service and laid-back spirit, Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle De France enjoys an idyllic setting on one of the finest beaches in the Caribbean. Wake up, and simmer down in Maison's exquisite 61 rooms, suites and  villas. Directly on Flamands Beach, perched over the Caribbean views or hidden in the gardens,  experience the Cheval Blanc meaning exclusive privacy.  

Based on their intimate knowledge of Saint-Barthélemy, the Alchemists organise bespoke excursions  for families. From private picnics on the beach to a St-Barth discovery onboard a bespoke Cheval Blanc  Mini-Moke, to an exclusive shopping trip in Gustavia or an unforgettable cruise at sunset, each may be  created to ensure every guest returns home with fond memories. The island also offers many  watersports opportunities, such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, surfing, body surfing,  windsurfing, kayaking and laser sailing. Home to lobsters, mahi-mahis, barracudas, turtles, rays and  tropical fish, the vibrant marine life of Saint-Barthélemy is a burst of Caribbean colours. 

Headstands on paddle boards, Mini-Moke races to the heart of the island, hunting for treasure at the bottom of the sea. Sailors, racers, hikers, pirates, mermaids. The Maison's Alchemists indulge the young and young-at-heart in bespoke designed experiences. Memories made at the Maison are ones never to forget for little hands and big imaginations. 

Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi, Malaysia

Imagine the sun kissing your skin as you step onto the pristine shores of Langkawi, Malaysia, with the promise of a perfect beachside retreat awaiting you at Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa. Nestled between lush landscape gardens and the renowned Cenang beach, this tropical haven is not just a getaway; it's an experience like no other.

As you stroll through the resort, you'll find yourself immersed in the charm of a Malay Village, where time seems to stand still, and culture comes to life. Each of the 355 rooms, housed in individual wooden chalets, tells its own story, with themes ranging from serene swimming pool views to enchanting sea vistas. Take a leisurely walk along the footpaths winding through palm trees and local flora, and feel the tranquility of nature enveloping you like a warm embrace.

But it's not just about the scenery; it's about the flavours that dance on your palate and the memories made around the dinner table. Indulge in a culinary journey at Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, where every meal is a celebration of local delicacies and Asian fusion cuisine. Whether you're savouring traditional dishes at the Spice Market Restaurant or enjoying sunset cocktails and panoramic views at Cba, every bite is a testament to the resort's commitment to gastronomic excellence.

The Residence Maldives, Dhigurah Island  



Discover your own private luxury hideaway at The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah, located in the southern Maldives in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll. A palm-fringed paradise where you can immerse in divine relaxation, cocooned by turquoise lagoons, calming ocean blues and a lush natural wilderness of over  2500 well-preserved coconut palm trees. Feel the demands of the modern world melt away as this 173-villa resort transports you to a haven of unparalleled peace and relaxation, surrounded by nature’s unspoilt beauty.  

Savour a wondrous world of international flavours, from Indian Ocean specialities to Mediterranean tapas and contemporary Cantonese cuisine at Li Bai. For the ultimate in pampering, the resort’s exclusive Spa by Clarin's wellness retreat, nestled in lush tropical gardens, promises a journey to blissful well-being.  

A sanctuary for family fun and unbridled adventure, children are also well taken care of with a host of  Kids Club activities designed to keep young minds entertained and enthralled. Uncover nature’s intricate eco-systems on a marine discovery or garden stroll; harvesting freshly grown produce at the resort’s own Earth Basket. Indulge further with picnics on our private Castaway Island or at Dhigurah’s sister resort on neighbouring Falhumaafushi Island which you can walk to across a one-kilometre bridge.  

Hotel Cafe Royal, London

Nestled in the beating heart of London, where every corner tells a story of grandeur and elegance, the hotel stands as a beacon of luxury amidst the bustling streets of the city. Situated with the prestigious Mayfair to its west and the vibrant Soho to its east, it offers guests a prime location that epitomizes the essence of cosmopolitan living.Stepping outside, guests find themselves within easy reach of London's most iconic attractions. Whether strolling along the charming streets of Mayfair, exploring the vibrant markets of Soho, or immersing themselves in the electric atmosphere of theatreland, every adventure is just a stone's throw away.

But it's not just the location that sets the hotel apart; it's the meticulous attention to detail that defines its character. Undergoing renovations, the hotel has preserved its grand historic areas while introducing 159 guest rooms and suites, each a sanctuary of contemporary comfort and refined elegance. From cozy retreats to opulent signature suites, every space exudes a sense of timeless sophistication, promising a stay that's as memorable as it is luxurious.

Guests can indulge their senses in the selection of restaurants and bars, where culinary delights await to tantalize their taste buds. From innovative fusion cuisine to traditional favorites, the diverse dining options cater to every palate, ensuring a gastronomic journey like no other.

And when it's time to unwind, guests can immerse themselves in the tranquility of Akasha, the hotel's holistic wellbeing concept. Here, they'll find a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation, where expert therapists and state-of-the-art facilities await to pamper them from head to toe. It's the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and restore balance to the mind, body, and soul.

Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som, Qatar  

A stay at Zulal is different from anything you’ve experienced before because it’s the first destination to offer a meaningful wellness experience for the entire family. You may have individual health goals, yet the resort also encourages you to come together to bond, develop, learn and be happy as a family unit.  

Zulal Discovery follows Zulal's exclusive “Family Wellness” philosophy, based on the belief that individual wellness is intricately linked to fulfilling family life and the ability to build meaningful relationships,  thriving to enhance them via special activities and practices. Facilities have been designed by child and family specialists to bring families together. Accommodation is offered in a range of set-ups across 120  rooms and suites.

Wellness at Zulal Discovery is centred around wellness for the whole family, teaching children the value of a healthy and sustainable lifestyle with age-appropriate activities. While younger children are encouraged to explore, with nature-based outings, and arts and crafts, older children can spend their time being active, with kayaking, dancing, and personal training. Retreats are divided by age groups, with four programs for the children, and separate ones for parents and grandparents. 

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa, French Riviera  




Children love the Château’s history and gardens, this is a family haven immersed in nature. Perched in the hilltops of Vence, with a splendid panorama of the Riviera hinterland, Château Saint-Martin & Spa is a secluded hideaway of priceless treasures and wondrous pleasures. There is leisure for all from tennis to the children’s Spa, while the Kids Club flourishes with happy energy. The villas here are a popular option for families preferring more privacy while enjoying all the hotel luxuries. Located a discreet distance from the Château in a beautiful natural setting. The hotel also offers many interconnecting suites perfect for families. 

The Château is set on 34 acres of spectacular natural beauty, and the surrounding countryside offers a range of recreational activities including magical walks through the hills. At the Château, guests have  Spa Saint-Martin by La Prairie, a luxuriously therapeutic sanctuary, fitness facilities, two tennis courts,  an Eden Being boutique and a truly majestic infinity pool. 

Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa’s Kids Club is a delightful Riviera rendezvous for Junior travellers, together new friends play amidst nature’s beauty, discovering circus arts, floral workshops, balloon sculptures,  pictures atelier, team sports, and Olympic games. Programmes are devised according to the age of children and their personal enthusiasms. The property offers a very special spa for your little ones. Kids can choose from 100% organic treatments specially curated for the VIP Prince and Princess. The menu also includes a massage for minis and Fairy Nails polish. Teens will appreciate their specially devised spa with a skin cleanse and shoulder distress. Make it top to toe, with a new French hairdo! Chateau Saint-Martin  & Spa is also the place to inspire your children’s artistic instincts. They can view extraordinary collections by Picasso, Matisse and Renoir, then bring to life their own interpretations guided by the creative team at the Kids Club and inspired by the same sunlight as the masters. 


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