At Our Whole Village, we plan meaningful vacations for families who want to create lifelong memories and show their kids the world in a more conscious and intentional manner.
We help families take meaningful vacations so that they can escape everyday life, show their kids the world and make lifelong memories - with care, confidence and peace of mind.
Your (free) guide to the top travel destinations for families with babies, teens and everyone in between.
Where to take your family on vacation? It can be tough to check all the boxes when it comes to unique family getaways. Not only do you want luxurious accommodations and one-of-a-kind experiences, but you need to find tours that are family-focused and appeal to different ages and interests. No wonder planning a family vacation can lead to overwhelm!
But when you work with a travel specialist who understands the ins and outs of trekking the globe with kids, it makes all the difference. That’s where we come in. What’s at the top of our must-do family travel list these days? Family vacation destinations for all ages are chock full of outside-of-the-box adventures!
There are countless reasons we love Costa Rica for family travel. Its lush rainforests and diverse landscapes are a veritable open-air museum, immersing you and your family in the Great Outdoors. The Costa Rican people remain eternally optimistic and welcoming thanks to the tenets of Pura Vida living. And kids are cherished, placing the nation at the top of our family vacation ideas for all ages.
Activities for all ages and interests abound, whether your family loves hiking, ziplining, snorkeling, visiting sloth sanctuaries, or all of the above. And that’s just the beginning. There’s something for everyone in Costa Rica, which translates into engaged and excited kids and teens (yes, this is possible!) ready for the next adventure.
Circling back to Costa Rica’s physical landscapes, they rank among the most beautiful in the world. And a family vacation to Costa Rica comes with a fantastic mix of everything, from biodiverse rainforests to inviting beaches — all begging for exploration! Best of all, you can leave the itinerary to us. Check out our inspirational Costa Rica Family Adventure, which we can personalize to create the perfect itinerary for your family.
Namibia is your ultimate outdoor playground, with activities and destinations that appeal to all ages. Epic safari options abound, as well as plenty of glamping experiences that immerse you in local culture and wildlife. Kid-approved experiences include searching for desert-adapted wildlife and climbing some of the world’s tallest sand dunes.
When you opt for the right itinerary, you’ll also enjoy opportunities to interact with locals and absorb Namibia’s rich and varied culture. From cooking classes to exploring local artisanal crafts, you’ll never run out of fun things to do and see.
Of course, Namibia is a diverse country, which means no end to fantastic travel options. Think Sossusvlei, Damaraland, and Etosha National Park for starters! That’s why an adventure-rich safari remains one of the best places to start your exploration of this beautiful country. For bigger adventure, you can expand your tour to include Botswana and Zambia, too. Not sure where to start? Contact us today to discuss your family travel must-haves for Africa.
Baja is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise! Where else can you swim with sea lions and whale sharks or get up close and personal with whales? Glamping on beautiful Espíritu Santo Island is an unforgettable experience. And there’s a never-ending list of customizable adventures for the whole family — horseback riding, surf lessons, cooking lessons, star gazing, and much more.
Our hosts in Todos Santos are incredible and will make you feel right at home. That’s important. After all, a significant factor in making everyone happy on a family vacation is ensuring each member has their own space where they feel comfortable.
Our home base in Todos Santos does just that. It’s also ideal for nature lovers with its magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and Sierra de la Laguna Mountains. And you’ll savor ready access to a palm grove oasis and freshwater estuary.
Find out more about family adventures in Baja California Sur, Mexico, and how to plan your fantastic family experience! Whether you decide to join a group or book a private departure for your family, you’ll enjoy peace of mind knowing that everything will be taken care of. All you have to do is enjoy making lasting memories with your family.
Guatemala is a land of stunning biodiversity and jaw-dropping ancient Mayan monuments and cities. From a tour of mysterious, jungle-enshrouded Tikal to a rainforest expedition searching for mischievous monkeys, you and your kids will fall in love with Guatemala.
Other family-friendly activities include making chocolate and peanut butter from scratch. You’ll also discover the magic of a cloud forest as you hike an active volcano. Next, you’re in for an incredible treat. Roasting s’mores over hot vents in the rock!
In Ixpanpajul, dive into exhilaration as you head out on a jungle safari, ziplining experience, horseback riding adventure, or jaguar footprint scavenger hunt.
If DIY peanut butter, volcanic-roasted marshmallows, ziplining, and spotting monkeys among the ruins of an incredible Mayan city sound like the perfect fit for your family, we’ve got you covered! Want to join a group of like-minded families? We are planning a few group departures to this incredible country. Contact us here for more information or to start planning your own departure.
Suppose you’re after unique and luxurious properties set within remote natural surroundings. Then, Kenya’s your spot. Enjoy an abundance of wildlife and enchanting culture in this magical destination.
A wealth of biodiversity springs to life when the sun peaks above Kenya’s vast horizon. A family-friendly itinerary includes witnessing one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring natural phenomena on the planet: the Great Migration.
This annual migration involves millions of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebras and is the stuff of documentaries. What’s more, when you travel with us, you’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to soar above the Masai Mara and witness the migration in a hot-air balloon. It doesn’t get more breathtaking or memorable!
But the adventure doesn’t end there. Get ready for horseback riding, camping, and walking safaris in beautiful Laikipia. Your family will also experience game drives and cultural activities in the Masai Mara. Add to this fun in the sun at stunning Diani beach, and you’ve got the makings of a dream vacay.
What’s the most rewarding aspect of this itinerary? Being guided by locals with unique insights about their homeland and certified travel expertise. Check out our sample itinerary now to learn more about this slice of heaven.
Where to take a family vacation? We’ve got you covered when it comes to unique family vacation destinations for all ages. Let us take the work out of planning so you can embrace what a great family vacation is all about — memory-making, exploration, and savoring every experience.
Are you ready to combine the best in unique family getaways and out-of-the-box activities? We can help you craft an unrivaled journey where you’ll savor the best in luxury accommodations, one-of-a-kind activities, world-class cuisine, and exclusive perks. Contact us now to take the first step toward your next adventure!