From lying by the beach in Zante to a kid-friendly spa in Cornwall, it's not too late to bag a hot deal for a fantastic summer family getaway!
So dig out your bucket and spade because Jenni Falconer is here with her guide to the best family holidays available to book right now.
Please note that all prices and details are correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change.
MAJORCA - BELLEVUE APARTMENTS
The 4 star Club Bellevue Apartments are located in the lively resort of Alcudia in Majorca, a beautiful island in the Balearics. There's 8 swimming pools, a kids club, kids activities, and go karts! Prices start from £233 per person for 7 nights self catering departing 20th July Manchester (£326 per person for all inclusive) based on 2 adults and 2 children sharing a room. (similar deals also available from Birmingham)
MAJORCA - CLUB CALIMERA ES TALAIAL
Teletext Holidays have got some great deals! This offer is staying at the 4 Star Club Calimera Es Talaial in the family resort of Cala D'or. The hotel is 50 metres from the beach and within walking distance to restaurants and bars of the resort. The hotel itself offers a kids club, playground and evening entertainment. 7 nights, All inclusive based on various July dates from London and regional airports is NOW £299 per person! Save £130 per person!
IBIZA - MONTEMAR APARTMENTS
The beautiful island of Ibiza, famed for its party scene, also boasts quieter resorts suitable for families and Cala Llonga, with one of the best beaches on the island, is no exception. The Montemar Apartments are situated on a wooded hillside with views of the surrounding mountains, but are close to an abundance of restaurants, cafes and shops and only 500m from the beach. The atmosphere is lively and on-site facilities include 2 swimming pools, jacuzzi and spa, together with an entertainment programme. Departing Gatwick on 30th July a family of 4 can stay for a week self catering for £326 per person. Bargain!
CANARY ISLANDS - BARCELO LANZAROTE RESORT
The resort of Costa Teguise on Lanzarote has everything for the perfect family holiday. A good offer is available here at the beautifully appointed 4T hotel Barcelo Lanzarote Resort. The wonderful sandy beach is on the doorstep and the hotel boasts 5 swimming pools and an extensive daytime and evening entertainment programme. Thomson offers seven night holidays staying at the 4T Barcelo Lanzarote Resort on an "all inclusive" basis from £535 per person with a saving of £200 each. Price includes flights departing from Newcastle airport on 12th July 2012 and transfers.
ZANTE - MAVRIKOS APARTMENTS
For holidaymakers who have pre-school children and can travel before the peak season, there are some very good bargains to be had. For instance, you can visit the beautiful Greek island of Zante and stay at the Mavrikos Apartments in the quiet resort of Tsilivi. The apartments are built around the swimming pool, a few minutes walk from the centre of the resort and they are ideal for families as there are good facilities for children. Departing Gatwick on 28th June a family of 5 can be accommodated for a week self catering for £179pp per person.
UK - FOREST HOLIDAYS
Forest Holidays have announced an incredible array of deals this July and August of up to 20% off. Prices now start from a mere £598 for a 4 night stay for a family of 4 during the July Summer holidays at Cropton in Yorkshire. Why not discover the great outdoors and spend quality time with your family in a beautiful timber and glass cabin? All are set exclusively in Forestry Commission estates, offering acres of beautiful woodland to explore in each of its unique locations: Yorkshire, Cornwall, Forest of Dean, Sherwood Forest and Scotland. Many cabins also come with their own private hot tub.
CORNWALL - ST MICHAEL'S SPA
Generally a hotel for couples, for the more expolorer type families in the school holidays the hotel comes alive with families who have chosen St Michael's because it is on the doorstep of the lovely Blue Flag Gylly Beach and its proximity to Falmouth and all the attractions it offers from a Seal Sanctuary to the interactive National Maritime Museum. St Michael's Spa, with its seaside styling has a deserving reputation as one of the best spas in the county. The large heated swimming pool, with sauna and steam room, overlooks the south facing sun terrace where guests enjoy sitting with a good book and the sound of the sea in the background. In July and August rates start from £99 per person per night including breakfast for a Standard Double through to £150 per person for our best Suite. Family rooms start from £120 per person.
STAFFORDSHIRE - ALTON TOWERS RESORT
With over 50 rides and attractions there is something for all the family to enjoy, whether you're after gentle thrills or pure adrenalin pumping experiences! Enjoy two exciting new attractions, Nemesis Sub-Terra, an underground terrifying experience, and Ice Age the 4D Experience, a cool interactive 3D cinema. After an action packed day, enjoy a short break at either the Alton Towers or Splash Landings Hotel situated just a stone's throw away from the Theme Park. Discover the fun and quirky features of the Alton Towers hotel, based around the travels of the incredible explorer Sir Algenon. Over in Splash Landings, the sun shines every day in the crazy Caribbean themed hotel. Escape to the Alton Towers Resort this summer from only £119 per room for a family of 4 bed and breakfast. (Theme park tickets are additional but hotel guests receive 20% off plus additional benefits. A family theme park ticket is £107.52 for a family of 4. Hotel guests receive 2 days theme park access for the price of one, plus early ride time. Waterpark is £48 for a family of 4).