In this 'rare' year in which we have all enjoyed the holidays less, it is inevitable that the moment will come when we feel we need to take a break . The stress of our daily obligations, the hectic pace of cities, the arrival of bad weather ... There are many factors that can influence that at this time of year we are a little discouraged and want to enjoy a few days of disconnection as a family . And why not? There is no need to go far ... A hotel weekend or 2-3 days in the country can be the perfect family getaway if organized correctly.
A getaway with children
And it is that organizing a family getaway , no matter how close it may be, can be quite a challenge when it is done with children. You have to plan what you are going to do, prepare the suitcase with everything you will need, anticipate the unforeseen ... Here, without a doubt, the experience is a degree and parents who have already gone through this on other occasions will know perfectly what are the most common mistakes and problems that can arise when organizing a family outing. But, for those of you who are dealing with it for the first time, here we have compiled some tips.
After all, it just takes a little planning so that these days of disconnection together are a success and serve to strengthen ties between you and create indelible memories!
Tips to organize your family getaway
When it comes to thinking about the destination of our getaway, it will be essential to choose those places that are safe to go with children and, above all, that offer possibilities for them to enjoy and have fun. One option to not fail in this is to involve your children in the choice of destination : ask them what they want, select several options and create fun little games so that they can vote for their favorite, tell them about the places you have thought about ... In this way, your Little ones will feel motivated and will be even more eager to make that getaway.
The place where you are going to stay during those days is also an important point to value when traveling with children. If you are looking for a hotel, the best option is to opt for those that have family rooms or suites with dimensions so that both you and your children can enjoy your own space. In addition, it is also important that you choose hotels that have a wide range of activities and spaces so that the little ones can have fun and have a great time. Take a look at what you can find in Landmar Costa Los Gigantes!
Just thinking about packing a suitcase for the whole family already stresses you out? Do not worry! If you act with planning and prepare in advance a list with everything you will need, you can do it without problems. For clothing, it is best to opt for comfortable garments that can be combined and think about those that may be needed depending on the weather conditions or the destination (raincoat, coat, swimsuit ...). Nor can you forget all those objects that go with your children wherever they go: chairs, bathroom utensils, toys ... Be careful! This last point is important to control so as not to travel with the entire playroom on your back; To do this, it is best to select a single bag or backpack and ask each one to put the 3 toys they want to carry.
As with everything else, it is best to have an agenda planned in advance with some activities to enjoy as a family and that everyone likes ... But without going overboard! Remember that children tire easily and need free time to rest or play, so do not fill the day's schedule with too many activities and leave some room for improvisation.
At the end of the day, it's about relaxing and disconnecting!