With the easing of domestic travel restrictions yet the international borders still closed, many Queensland families are looking much closer to home for their next holiday. And why not?! After all, Queensland is one the world’s favourite holiday destinations, so why go anywhere else?!
Being such a tourist hot-spot, Southeast Queensland is chock-full of great family resorts. However, a long-standing favourite for many families across the region is Forest Glen Holiday Resort. We took the littlies along to find out why.
For the kids
One of the biggest challenges on a family holiday is keeping everyone happy. Mum and Dad need some downtime, the little ones want to play, and the bigger kids want sports and games. Thankfully, the facilities at Forest Glen Holiday Resort have something for all ages and interests. Little kids will love the giant bouncing cushion and playground. Forest Glen Holiday Resort also has mini golf, outdoor chess, tennis courts, a basketball court and games room to keep the tweens and teens busy.
There is also a fabulous heated pool with toddler wading pool, 14-metre waterslide, sun loungers and tables and chairs with shade for Mum and Dad.
If that’s not enough, there is also an indoor and outdoor movie theatre, as well as plenty of space to kick a ball, play and relax.
One unique activity, and certainly one that is very popular with the kids, is feeding the wild lorikeets every day at 3pm in the park – an experience not to be missed.
For the parents
If anyone deserves a break after the pressure cooker of COVID-19 lockdown and homeschooling, it’s the mums and dads. And Forest Glen Holiday Resort has plenty to help parents relax and reconnect.
Relax in the heated spa, enjoy a delicious dinner at the on site restaurant, watch an evening movie under the stars, and just enjoy the tranquility of the rainforest setting while knowing the kids are safe and having fun.
The park is fully fenced and safe for older kids to free range. And there are plenty of picnic tables, shaded areas and sun loungers for parents to relax in whilst the little kids get rid of all those corona cobwebs in the pool or playground.
During Queensland school holidays, Forest Glen Holiday Resort runs a fun kids club, with arts and crafts, games and plenty of entertainment for the little ones.
“We love to be that place that families come to enjoy time together and reconnect,” said resort manager Dorett Burman. “Where kids can play and have stacks of fun, and the parents know they are safe.”
Affordability is top of the list for most families, and there’s accomodation to suit every budget at Forest Glen Resort. For those who have a caravan or prefer to camp, there are several powered sites and ensuite sites available. Otherwise, choose from a range of cabins, from the Standard Cabin to Forest Villa. All cabins have ensuite, shower, TV and DVD player, and plenty of space for the family.
Forest Glen Holiday Resort is running specials through to 31st August.
Find out more at www.forestglenresort.com.au