10 Best Rated Overseas Family Holidays

10-Best Overseas Family Holidays as Rated by Guests of Baby-Friendly Boltholes

Drum roll... the results are in! Every guests who books via Baby-Friendly Bolthoels recieved a post-stay survey to rate their holiday and we are delighted to reveal the 10-Best Overseas Family-Friendly Holidays as rated by BFB guests over the past five years.

 

If you are looking for an all but guaranteed best ever family holiday, then look no further than these and check out their amazing reviews! 

10 Best Rated Overseas Family Holidays

10-Best Overseas Family Holidays as Rated by Guests of Baby-Friendly Boltholes

Drum roll... the results are in! Every guests who books via Baby-Friendly Bolthoels recieved a post-stay survey to rate their holiday and we are delighted to reveal the 10-Best Overseas Family-Friendly Holidays as rated by BFB guests over the past five years.

 

If you are looking for an all but guaranteed best ever family holiday, then look no further than these and check out their amazing reviews! 

Featured Properties

Artagnan

Pau, Midi Pyrenees, France

Why We Love It

This villa and its ever helpful owners has never failed to hit the spot with our guests. In fact, the consistently high scores and glowing comments they achieve on our post-stay guest surveys might make a reader question if they're paying guests to write them! But, having had first-hand experinece of the property and the Coleman's warm hospitality, we couldn't recommend it more highly ourselves.

Prices: £3995 - £4995 per week Guest Ratings
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Mas de Jouas

Villefranche de Rouergue, Midi Pyrenees, France

Why We Love It

Parents looking for an utterly relaxing but sociable holiday will be hard pressed to do better than this gorgeous guest house. Dedicated to families, it has been split into 2-room family suites and landscaped with both daytime play and evening relaxation front of mind.  Super-lovely hosts Abbi & Danny have created a magic formula combining sociable suppers (kids early, parents later - baby monitor in hand), free-flowing drinks and romantic gourmet picnic packages. Day and evening childcare is available, with ad-hoc kids craft sessions and adults cocktail making too. It is little wonder it's a regular in our Best Rated by Past Guests charts!

Prices: from €1550 per week Guest Ratings
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Maison Maitre

Villamade, Lot-et-Garonne, France

Why We Love It

The fantastic combination of self-catering suites with boutique hotel services including pre-bookable meals, babysitting and massage or beauty treatments makes this idyllic limestone mansion the perfect choice for anyone. But the fact that the beautifully landscaped grounds hide a plethora of play kit and toys for mini guests and the exceptionally warm welcome from the friendly ex-pat owners, the Morleys, makes it an ideal Baby-Friendly Bolthole. It's little wonder Maison Maitre ranks highly in our annual guest rating surveys year after year! 

Prices: £995-£7295 per week Guest Ratings
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Le Sarrail

Montréal de L´Aude, Maison Figue Montréal de L´Aude, , France

Why We Love It

This charming cluster of boutique barn conversions wouldn't look amiss on the pages of an edgey interiors magazine yet they are superbly family-friendly with a host of baby kit, toys, books, games, ride ons and outdoor play gear for mini guests plus pre-bookable babysitting, massage and meal delivery services and breathtaking terrace views to all but guarantee relaxation for parents. The friendly ex-pat owners brought their two girls up here and are happy to offer first hand tips and advice on the best places to eat, drink and play locally, not forgetting Carcassonne with its spectacular Cite - a MUST for little knights and princesses - is less than 20minutes away by car. 

Prices: €1450 - €4100 per week Guest Ratings
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Montengrand

Mirepoix nr Carcassonne, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Why We Love It

Montengrand Magic' has guests returning year after year and little wonder with its fabulously scenic setting, beautifully decorated houses and wonderfully rural location only a short drive from Carcassonne. But most raved about by past guests are all the special touches added by friendly British owners Nicky and Ady including the Indian tepee campfires, wood-fired pizza and wine nights and the gaggle of four-legged friends that are adored by mini guests. This little hamlet of five gites is very hard to beat!

Prices: €1175 - €2275 per week Guest Ratings
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Trullo Negli Alberi

nr Martina Franca, Puglia, Italy

Why We Love It

This stunning villa with private heated pool has earned bags of praise for its exceptionally family-friendly features including a host of nursery kit and a host of play gear including a gated pool, games/cinema room, play house, play fort and a handy selection of toys and ride-ons. They even have a friendly pizza chef on call who can get junior guests involved inmaking dinner whilst grown ups enjoy a chilled glass of local wine. It is little wonder this has regularly attracted top scores on BFB's post-stay guest surveys. 

Prices: £2100 - £4200 per week Guest Ratings
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The Courtyard at St Catherines

Echallat nr Cognac, Poitou Charentes, France

Why We Love It

This pretty cluster of three gites consistently receives glowing praise for the friendly welcome and fantastic meal service provided by its friendly ex-pat UK family owners, plus daily bakery deliveries, toys, games, baby gear and brilliant location. A well-deserved spot on the best rated by guests charts every year of the past five years!

Prices: €495 - €1895 per week Guest Ratings
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Blue Door Cottage

Gensac, Dordogne, France

Why We Love It

This lovely small villa with its own pool has won tonnes of praise from guests thanks to its stylish interior, handy baby kit, fab facilities and location within a short stroll of handy amenities including a bakery, grocery store, wine bar and two bistros. Highly recommended!

Prices: £685 - £1795 per week Guest Ratings
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Caserio del Mirador

Jalon, Valencia, Spain

Why We Love It

Never out of our 10-Best rated by past guests lists, this stylish family-run finca hotel offers a fabulous choice of self-catering apartments combined with optional daily breakfast deliveries, kids tea parties and sociable suppers for grown-ups. The Caserio del Mirador experience is so good that some frazzled parents have even credited it with saving their marriages! Now boasts a 2-bedroom cottage and a classic airstream as accommodation options. 

Prices: €1050 - £3525 per week Guest Ratings
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Pian di Cascina

Carbonesca nr Perugia, Umbria, Italy

Why We Love It

Pian di Cascina is the kind of place that families return to year after year. Whether its the sense of tranquility that comes with the stunning views over picture perfect rolling Umbrian landscapes, or the combination of pretty, well-equipped and comfortable apartments with hotel-like services such as the onsite trattoria, daily fresh baked breakfast goods deliveries and delicious home-made ready meals, it is easy to see what has them flocking back. A very worthy ranking in our 5-year Best Rated by Guests charts!

Prices: €750 - €2950 per week Guest Ratings
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