27 February 2012

Benefits of a Resort Over Hotel, When Taking Family for a Vacation

Parents know that vacationing with the whole family can be a challenge. Sometimes taking the family can be so exhausting that parents feel like it is the farthest thing from a vacation. Finding family friendly places that fit a family sized budget can be overwhelming and bring on the stresses of family vacation long before you even leave home. But a family vacation doesn't have to be this stressful! If you are considering a family vacation in the future, you should know the benefits in choosing a resort over a hotel.

Save Money
Many families feel a pinch when paying for a vacation. This is often a valid concern when you are paying for everything separately and for multiple people, as the costs can really add up. Resorts ease this pain by including much more for your money. A growing number of resorts offer all-inclusive packages which can not only be a great deal, but also has the advantage of letting you know how much the vacation will really cost up front. Not to mention they often run substantial promotions.

Something for Everyone
An important benefit of resorts is that they specialize in providing an enjoyable experience for everyone in the family, regardless of age and interest differences. Programs are purposely designed with variety. Particularly those resorts who advertise to families offer child friendly activities, entertainment and excursions. The best part is that while your child's every desire is being catered to, parents can indulge in their own idea of vacation. Resorts typically hire qualified staff members who are experienced in childcare and children's programs. This allows parents to relax and enjoy themselves, while knowing their children are doing the same.

Resorts are focused on making your experience a good one. They recognize that you are there to relax. Unlike a hotel that often caters primarily to business guests, resorts expect their guests to be there for leisure. This mindset creates a relaxing environment where everything you need and want to do, is often brought to you and available on the resort's property. This amounts to a luxury of conveniences. And if you do want to venture away from the resort, they often offer organized day trips or shuttles to nearby attractions. You also have the convenience of having resort staff that speak your language, can give you free and valuable tourist advice, arrange your transportation, and know the area well. Resorts may even have the added convenience of allowing you to pay for everything altogether and eliminate the hassles of currency exchange.

Value in Resort Services
If you are looking for a spa, want to golf, shop for souvenirs, or want to enjoy some outdoor recreation...chances are you do not have to leave the resort. Resorts are designed to be a place to play, not just sleep. And what is even better is that resorts commonly provide you with all the equipment you need for their activities, as well as childcare. At the end of the day when you are hungry from all the excitement, you will be pleased to know that your resort has excellent dining on the property.

Safety Concerns
Often when traveling outside of the country, parents are faced with the realities of safety issues. When you book a hotel, you don't always know what the area is like and what kind of safety issues you might encounter. Travelers also do not know the exact quality standards or health issues that may become a concern at hotels. When you stay at a resort, despite the standards of a foreign country, you can expect that the resort will uphold international standards and be a safe place to stay. Hotels are more likely to host locals or tourists from neighboring countries and be mainly concerned with the standards of these guests. But resorts are used to hosting guests from all over the world and know what even the pickiest customer expects. Resorts also tend to staff people who directly work to ensure your safety.

Resorts definitely have their benefits when it comes to vacationing with the whole family.

(Author : Chris S Work

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