The best trips for Dad in 2019

Why not celebrate this Father’s Day with an adventure to remember! Experiences can mean so much more than material gifts, and it's also a great opportunity to spend some quality time together.

We know that every Dad is different, so whether he’s a seasoned explorer or someone who enjoys a little R&R, we’ve picked out some fantastic holiday ideas for every Dad to enjoy.

And this doesn’t just have to be Father’s Day inspiration, either. Perhaps you simply want to treat your nearest and dearest to some time away together, in which case, we’ve picked out some of the best holidays for all types of travellers.

From sporting events to sunbathing on the beach, check out our top 5 holidays to take with Dad.

Algarve, Portugal

Portugal: For the Golfer

Does your Dad enjoy a spot of golf? Then he’ll love the Algarve. Located in Portugal’s Southernmost region, The Algarve is a popular golfing and beach destination. Choose to stay in a popular golf resort where you can split your time between the green and the sand.

Popular cities in the Algarve include Lagos, Albufeira, Faro and Portimao where you’ll find some of the country’s top golfing resorts, but if you want to make it a family affair, then there’s plenty to keep the non-golfers happy too. Along the coast you’ll also be able to explore beautiful coves, cliff tops and even try surfing!

Abu Dhabi

2. Abu Dhabi: For the Motor-Lover

Does your Dad have a need for speed? Then why not take him to one of the fantastic Grand Prix or Moto GP locations?

Milan, Abu Dhabi and Singapore are all hosting the Grand Prix this year, so you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to holiday destinations. In Abu Dhabi you can also visit Ferrari World and Yas Island where Motor sport lovers will be in their element. 

The UAE is a fantastic long-haul destination with so much more to offer including awe-inspiring architecture fantastic shopping malls and glorious sunshine. As the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is definitely a luxurious destination for those who want to spoil their nearest and dearest this Father's Day


3. Dubai: For the Sports-lover

If motor sports aren’t his thing, then perhaps the Rugby Sevens will be? This year the Rugby Sevens are taking place in Duabi. Spend three days watching the best Rugby players in the world battle it out for that gold cup, and even if you’re not that familiar with the game, the atmosphere alone makes this event one not to be missed!

You’ll also get to experience a whole variety of entertainment. From fancy dress to live music, the Rugby sevens Festival is one that gets everyone in the party mood. When there’s not a game on, you can explore the rugby village which will be full of places to eat and drink, and there’s even a family zone for those with little ones with tons of activities and entertainment on offer for everyone to enjoy.

Honky Tonk Nashville

4. Nashville: For the musical soul

Country music fans will love a trip to Nashville, Tennessee. Known as the ‘Music City’, here you can explore the history of country music, including visiting the Johnny Cash museum and experiencing how they like to party in Tennessee with some of the many traditional Honky Tonks across the city.

You can experience a show first hand at the Grand Ole Opry House, where a variety of country music singers and other celebrity faces have performed over the years, and take in all the history and culture of this charming destination. Nashville also has a fantastic nightlife scene and some great places to eat and drink, so you can fill your belly and your soul with good vibes.

Barcelona courtyard

5. Catalunya: For the foodie

Who doesn’t love food? If you fancy a getaway where you can simply sit back and soak up the sun with some good food and drink, then why not treat your Dad to a break in Catalunya?

Located in Spain and with Barcelona as it’s capital, the cities within Catalunya are home to some of the best Spanish food in the entire country. The traditional cuisine of Catalunya is made up of plenty of fresh seasonal vegetables, meats and locally caught seafood.

Barcelona and San Sebastian are two of the best places in Catalunya for foodies, and here you can try out some delicious favourites including tapas, pintxos and paella, all washed down with an ice cold cerveza. And don't worry, if you feel like working off those calories, 

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