Parents relax and the children go wild, play and explore: does that sound like a dream? And yet it may be your next vacation, just choose to stay in one of these 10 child-friendly accommodations around Italy, which we have selected for you, cheerful eco-friendly families!
A fairytale atmosphere in Val di Fassa
Alberto and Carlotta, before being owners of the Hotel La Grotta, are parents. This is why they wanted to create a real family hotel, a perfect accommodation for a child-friendly holiday. From the theme rooms to the mini club, from the garden overlooking the Dolomites to the wellness center: everything is magical and unforgettable.
Why it’s green: the building has been renovated in a green way, there are solar panels and the restaurant mostly uses local ingredients.
For your children: everything is child-friendly. The suites are decorated in a theme, with animals on the walls, tree houses and a truly magical atmosphere. Children can have fun in the games room or in the garden, or in the kids’ club while parents can relax in the SPA.
What to do in the surrounding area: the Val di Fassa offers indescribable natural beauties in every season. The tour aboard the train of the Val San Nicolò allows you to go around the valley. A pleasant walk through meadows and coniferous forests will then allow you to reach a place inhabited by numerous and friendly marmots.
An eco-village for families in the heart of Umbria
Stone houses, bungalows and a whole valley with a torrent, meadows and woods form Libera Università di Alcatraz, a green hospitality that offers the opportunity to participate in many activities, but also to relax while contemplating nature.
Why it’s green: the accommodation produces clean energy, more than it consumes. Water consumption has been reduced by half thanks to water flow reducers and phytodepuration plants.
For your children: every day the accommodation offers numerous workshops for children both in the indoor spaces and in the educational park. A babysitting service is also offered so that parents can relax with shiatsu massages or take painting lessons.
What to do in the surrounding area: halfway between Perugia and Gubbio, Alcatraz is also an ideal starting point to discover all the wonders of Umbria.
Child-friendly holiday on the sea
Hotel Domus de Janas Beach is an eco-friendly hotel surrounded by a wild and uncontaminated territory, overlooking the crystalline sea of Sardinia. There are many services, from umbrellas and canoes renting to the wellness center, reserved for guests and families, who will be able to spend an unforgettable family.
Why it’s green: the hotel has obtained the Ecolabel certification for its commitment to protecting the environment which translates into the use of ecological detergents, the installation of solar panels and the recovery and reuse of water.
For your children: here children can have fun on the beach, explore the surroundings by bike with mum and dad thanks to the rental service and play with a baby sitter, while their parents relax in the pool or in the SPA.
What to do in the surrounding area: Sardinia is not just sea (even if that would be enough!). The Canyon of Gorroppu offers one of the most striking and unique landscape of the island and certainly deserves a visit.
A 4-star hotel for the whole family in Trentino
With its many services, the Hotel Ambiez is the ideal place for a unique holiday on the Paganella plateau between nature, wellness, good food, sports and the whole panorama of the Dolomites!
Why it’s green: the restaurant prefers local products, cleaning products are eco-friendly and there are energy-saving light bulbs.
For your children: the little ones will find many spaces dedicated to them, entertainment and lots of fun. There is a games room, a mini club, an outdoor play area, but also wellness treatments specially designed for them.
What to do in the surrounding area: for its strategic position, Andalo is an excellent starting point for various mountain biking or walking tours. Do not miss the lake of Molveno.
Child-friendly spaces in Cogne
In the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park you will find an eco-friendly hotel housed in an elegant mountain house, dedicated to wellness and nature and ideal for families.
Why it’s green: easily accessible without a car, the hotel is in green-architecture and recovers rainwater. Particular attention also towards the separate collection and use of organic food.
For your children: there’s a children’s play room, furnished with antique school desks, abacus balls and fun games of the past. A baby sitting service is also available on request.
What to do in the surrounding area: the Lillaz waterfalls are just a 10 minute walk from Lillaz (hamlet of Cogne) and are the most beautiful waterfalls in the Valle d’Aosta.
A garden to explore in the province of Belluno
For families who want to spend a relaxing holiday, in contact with nature and different from the usual can choose to stay in this house that offers every comfort, but also a garden with a treehouse, a small house of fairy tales, a vegetable garden natural, a swing and lots of space to run.
Why it’s green: the house, in green-architecture, uses only clean energy, as well as organic products and ecological detergents.
For your children: the outdoor spaces, as well as the nature surrounding the accommodation, are perfect for discover nature and the holiday will then become a wonderful experience for you and your children.
What to do in the surrounding area: 3 km from the house there are the lifts of the Falcade San Pellegrino ski area with 50 km of slopes.
An eco-friendly campsite among the most beautiful in Europe
The Campsite of Capalbio is located directly on the sea, near the Natural Reserve of Lake Burano, in the province of Grosseto. In front of the campsite, it extends a sandy and uncontaminated shoreline, eleven kilometers long, overlooking one of the cleanest seas in Italy.
Why it’s green: because of water flow reducers, local food, separate waste collection and ecological cleaning products.
For your children: along with a playground just for them, there are also tennis, basketball and football courts.
What to do in the surrounding area: just 4 kilometers away you will find the first Italian WWF Oasis. The Lake of Burano and the nature that surrounds it hosts an enormous variety of flora and fauna that can fascinate anyone.
A Family Hotel in the Trentino Dolomites
Let’s go back to Trentino, this time to Tesero, where the Family & Wellness Hotel Shandranj awaits us. Comfortable rooms, child-friendly services, a wellness area, hike trails and an excellent restaurant will make your holiday perfect.
Why it’s green: the accommodation is in green-architecture, it’s accessible without cars and uses ecological detergents.
For your children: riding ponies, milking a cow, sighting marmots, playing in the garden, creative workshops are just some of the things your children can do during the holiday.
What to do in the surrounding area: we are in Val di Fiemme, a true paradise. In winter, the ski slopes of the Val di Fiemme-Obereggen ski area await you, and in summer there are numerous trails including the Fiemme and Fassa cycle path.
A child-friendly holiday in the Piedmont mountains
The Ecovillage Sagna Rotonda is a small mountain village restored to its former glory and which offers 13 comfortable independent apartments.
Why it’s green: the accommodation uses clean electricity and has been renovated according to the principles of green-architecture.
For your children: the apartments can accommodate guests of all ages and there is also a large outdoor green area with many games.
What to do in the surrounding area: this easy itinerary into the heart of the incredible Maira Valley that allows you to reach the Black Lake.
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