6 Awesome Family Holiday Destinations For A Milestone Birthday

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6 Awesome Family Holiday Destinations For A Milestone Birthday

May 7, 2019

Finding the perfect destination for your family to celebrate a milestone birthday is key to its success. Choosing somewhere that will make everyone happy and relaxed and provide the right entertainment isn’t always the easiest task. We offer inspiration for 21st, 30th and 50th milestone birthday holiday destinations in 2019 and beyond. 

Family holiday destinations for a 21st birthday

  1. Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an ideal location for a 21st birthday celebration. It boasts activities and entertainment for all ages, is bursting at the seams with fantastic live music and nightclubs, is easy to get around by bus, train and tram and has a fabulous range of accommodation to suit all budgets. Did we also mention it’s utterly gorgeous to look at? 

Don’t miss out on the amazing views from the Castle, and if you’re feeling energetic, Arthur’s Seat is a wonderful hike and just a short walk from the city. Fringe or no Fringe, there’s always something special happening in this historic city.. 

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Located just off the Royal Mile and a few minutes stroll from Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street this fabulous hostel boasts 49 centrally-heated rooms plus a licensed bar, pool tables, fully-equipped kitchen and a heated roof terrace. With prices ranging from £20 per person in a dorm to £45 for a private twin room, this is a great choice for those who want good value without compromising on comfort or location. 

Safestay Edinburgh
Safestay Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
  1. Budapest

If you’re looking for a milestone holiday that combines glorious scenery, a laid-back atmosphere and truly eclectic nightlife, Budapest is an excellent choice. Spend your days exploring the city’s historic sights on foot, by bicycle or boat, the evenings sampling delicious local food and the nights getting joyously lost in the world-famous ruin bars. For a bit of well-deserved downtime, head to one of Budapest’s amazing spas, some of which are transformed into party venues after dark. 

Where to stay in Budapest

Located in a lively student area, the Wombats City Hostel sleeps up to 150 people in 50 comfortable rooms. With a fantastic range of bars and restaurants right on your doorstep, a well-equipped kitchen and a full catering service available, you’ll have everything you need to enjoy this great city. 

Wombat's City Hostel Budapest
Wombat's City Hostel, Budapest, Hungary

Family holiday destinations for a 30th birthday

  1. Bath

You’re unlikely to visit a more beautiful city than Bath. Wandering around its evocative Georgian streets and delightful markets is a truly lovely way to spend your 30th birthday. And when you’re tired of exploring, there’s a plentiful array of restaurants and enticing bars to choose from, many serving delicious local produce including award-winning cheeses and ales. Make sure you visit Britain’s only natural spa, the Thermae Spa, where you can enjoy a rooftop jacuzzi overlooking glorious Somerset vistas. 

Where to stay in Bath

Ideally-placed in the historic centre and with 5 beautiful bedrooms with room for 12, Lady Margaret’s is a wonderful choice for your stay in Bath. The property boasts many original features and a large dining table for those leisurely breakfasts or decadent dinners. 

Lady Margaret's, Bath
Lady Margaret's, Bath, Somerset
  1. Palma, Mallorca

If your dream 30th birthday holiday destination includes a temperate climate year-round (with glorious sun from April to November), splendid food, buzzing nightlife, gorgeous scenery and world-class beaches - then look no further. Within an hour’s drive from Palma you can be hiking through mountains and exploring sublime, deserted coves. Or you can simply soak up the rays and enjoy a fabulous local wine.  

Where to stay

This historic manor house is a great choice for parties that want to celebrate together but also enjoy some privacy. Only 15 minutes away from downtown Palma and boasting a large outdoor pool, this gem provides the perfect mix of fun and relaxation for all the family.  

Finca Palma Majorca
Finca Palma, Palma, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

Family holiday destinations for a 50th birthday

  1. Snowdonia

Snowdonia is packed full of exciting things to do (an impressive 150 activities according to the Visit Snowdonia website!) - but you can also find peace and sanctuary gazing over incredible views or enjoying a local ale in front of a roaring fire. Whether you’re zip wiring or crab fishing, exploring castles or scaling Mount Snowdon by railway, it’s a fantastic choice for a 50th birthday holiday destination. 

Where to stay in Snowdonia

Sleeping 10-12, this traditional longhouse is perfect for multi-generational groups and provides easy access to Aberdovey, beaches and Snowdonia. 

Maesywerngoch Machynlleth Snowdonia
Maesywerngoch, Machynlleth, Snowdonia, Gwynedd
  1. Andalucia

Year-round sun, mouth-watering cuisine and beautiful landscapes make Andalucia a popular choice for 50th birthday gatherings. There really is something for everyone, and the friendly welcome and stunning historic sites are likely to see you booking your next trip as soon as you return. 

Where to stay in Andalucia

Designed by the American architect, Frank Lloyd-Wright, this luxury villa sleeps 14 and is Ideal for multi-generational groups. An oasis of quiet and relaxation it features a tropical garden and a large outdoor pool and is perfectly positioned for exploring the delights of Andalucia. 

Villa Acuario, Benalmadena, Andalucia, Spain


We hope these tips have helped you find the perfect holiday destination for your milestone birthday. Organising the costs for your family holiday can be stressful. If you need a bit of extra help with budgeting your holiday, download our free Ultimate Budgeting Spreadsheet for Family Celebrations today! 

Budgeting spreadsheet for family celebrations