Check out the 45-acre Rancho Valencia, located half an hour from downtown San Diego, and is set among Mediterranean-inspired gardens, trails, and olive groves. There are many outdoor activities for the entire family.
Costa Rica offers a laidback casual vibe with the gorgeous Four Seasons in the Papagayo Peninsula, with sandy beaches on both ends. Day trips include visits to national parks, jungles, rivers, and beaches.
The Breakers in Palm Beach seems to be a consistent and popular destination for everyone built at the end of the 19th century. Known for its 20,000-square-foot spa, a family entertainment center with a theater and arcade, and 25 private beach bungalows, this is an ideal place to take the family.
Opened in 1928, the Cloister at Sea Island offers something for everyone. Parents can play golf or enjoy the 65,000-square-foot spa and fitness facility. Kids can partake in a naturalist program that explains the island’s ecosystems, while older kids will appreciate an after-dark survival session that teaches them to make fires and set up tents. Additional family activities include horseback riding, kayaking, sailing, and paddle boarding.