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nice family resort with adult kids

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nice family resort with adult kids

can you reccommend a nice family resort to stay at for 3 or 4 days over new years from 29 december where we can relax and use as a base to tour the surrounding area. perhaps something like a club med ?

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1. Re: nice family resort with adult kids

All the resorts are in the mountains and it is prime season over New Year's Eve. Most hotels expect a minimum stay of a week at that time and some want two weeks.

Also, if you want to tour around a mountain resort isn't the best base as there will undoubtedly be snow on the roads at that time and most are accessed by windy mountain roads. Some - Zermatt and Wengen for example - can only be accessed by train and that makes any touring more difficult.

Lakefront places are not the best place at that time of the year since it will probably be grey and foggy...

For touring you need to choose a centrally located town as a base. Luzern would be good if you want to be in the German part. But driving will be not quite as easy as you are used to in Sydney!!

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2. Re: nice family resort with adult kids

Not sure what you expect from "resort". Do you mean a single hotel with lots of activities, pools, choices of restaurants all inclusive within it etc or just simply a town/village dedicated mostly to tourism. The former isn't really the style in Switzerland but there are plenty of the second.

As Hambagahle says you may struggle to get good accommodation in a mountain village, so depending on where you come into Switzerland from and where you are heading to look at towns in the valleys such as Lucerne, Montreux or Basel.

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