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It’s not just couples who can jet off and enjoy the delights of exotic destinations. Parents who thought the days of holidaying on faraway shores were long gone can also grab a piece of some tropical sun with the kids in tow. First Choice offers fabulous long haul family holidays, with some gorgeous hotels offering fantastic facilities for children, and not forgetting mum and dad.

Here are just a few of the deals on offer at some fantastic long haul destinations:

Make like a Mexican

The beautiful Riviera Maya on the Caribbean Coast in Mexico is known as the gateway to the ancient Mayan world, as well as a haven for exotic animals and jungles. Set right next to the famous Xcaret eco-park is the 4 Sun Plus Premier family Occidental Grand Xcaret. This impressive family-friendly complex has great facilities for kids, including a playground, hotel run kids club, a mini-disco, and for mum and dad, there’s a babysitting service, plus a gym, spa and countless sporting activities on offer.

First Choice offers seven night family holidays in Mexico, staying at the 4 Sun Plus Occidental Grand Xcaret, from £844 per adult, and from £644 for the first child and from £800 for the second child, based on two adults and two children sharing on an all inclusive basis, departing from East Midlands on the 27th May 2009.

Chill out in Aruba

This stunning island is the hidden gem of the Caribbean and exclusive to First Choice and Thomson customers in the UK. Picture perfect turquoise seas and powder white sands are the reality on these shores, and even better for families, there’s loads to do here too. From jeep safaris, to submarine excursions, bike rides to a fantastic new water park – the largest in the Caribbean, Aruba is holiday heaven for parents and kids alike. The 4 Sun Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive is the perfect base for a family holiday, with a lively entertainment programme, hotel run kids club, plus babysitting facilities, and a games room. Set right on the talcum powder beach, this resort epitomises paradise.

First Choice offers seven night family holidays in Aruba, staying at the 4 Sun Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive from £1240 per adult, and from £643 per child, based on two adults and two children sharing on an all inclusive basis, departing from Manchester on the 21st May 2009.

Twin-centre stay in Dominican Republic

Experience all that the Dominican Republic has to offer by combining two stays in one holiday. First Choice offers a variety of twin-centre breaks, and for families the best combination is the lively Holiday Village Golden Beach in Playa Dorada with the more chilled out Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo in Las Terrenas. The Holiday Village is designed with kids in mind, and features a fantastic range of facilities including the Swim Academy, the Reebok Football Academy and the Razzamataz Stage Academy, plus a First Choice crèche and three swimming pools, including the only wave machine on the Island.

Then, after seven days of jam-packed activities, families can whisk away to the Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo, set on possibly the best beach in Samana. Here there’s watersports galore, and mum and dad can really recharge their batteries while children are still kept entertained at the Hotel run kids club.

First Choice offers fourteen night twin-centre family holidays in the Dominican Republic, staying seven nights at the 3 Sun Plus Holiday Village Golden Beach and seven nights at the 4 Sun Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo, from £1139 per adult, and from £675 for the first child, and from £875 for the second child, based on two adults and two children sharing on an all inclusive basis, departing from London Gatwick on the 18th May 2009.

Family fun in Florida

A firm family favourite with kids big and small, the sunshine state has tons to offer. From the fun-packed Walt Disney Theme Parks to the numerous shopping malls and not forgetting glorious beaches only a short drive from Orlando there really is something for everyone here. The 4 Sun Lake Buena Vista Resort Village is a spacious accommodation which is perfectly located not too far from International Drive, Disney or downtown Kissimmee. There’s an Irish Pub, an amazing themed pool, and a whirlpool in some rooms, plus you get free transport to the parks from the door, so it’s great value for money.

First Choice offers 14 night family holidays in Florida, staying at the 4 Sun Lake Buena Vista Resort Village from £896 per adult, and from £366 for the first child and from £516 for the second child, based on two adults and two children sharing on a self catering basis, departing from Manchester on the 30th May 2009. This price also includes car hire.

All prices include return flights, accommodation, in-resort transfers, taxes/ charges and fuel supplement. Prices exclude all optional extras, airport departure tax and insurance. Subject to availability, terms and conditions apply. For more information, visit http://www.firstchoice.co.uk or call 0871 664 9019.

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For more information on any long haul family destinations please contact Louise Evans on louise.evans@firstchoice.co.uk or call 01582 645369.



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