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Where to go for your February Half-Term holidays

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Escape the Winter Blues: We still have availability on these February Half-Term holidays

Now Christmas is done and dusted, and we’ve got a bit of a long, dreary January ahead… if you’re anything like the parents we have here on Team HA, you’ll be eagerly looking for a glimmer of sunshine to break through the post-holiday season slump. Enter February half-term holidays.

After surviving the dreariness of January, it’s time to turn our attention to the promise of a memorable escape with the ones we hold closest—our families. If you’ve been yearning to whisk your loved ones away on an adventure, read on! February half-term is coming around quickly, but our team have dug out some top options for spontaneous family holidays you won’t be forgetting in a hurry.

But, don’t delay, availability is limited!! 



South Africa: Safari Adventures and Cultural Riches

Ready for a family vacation that caters to everyone? South Africa is the answer, offering adventures that will excite adults, teenagers, and even the littlest ones! Kick off your journey in Cape Town, where the iconic Table Mountain is just the beginning. Meet the penguins at Boulders Beach, explore the World of Birds, and dive into the wonders of the Two Oceans Aquarium for a close and safe encounter with the local wildlife.

Head to the De Hoop Nature Reserve for a dose of outdoor exploration. Trails, rock pools, and a variety of antelope species await discovery. Oudtshoorn, a hidden gem along the southern coast, beckons with a descent into the mysterious Cango Caves, visits to ostrich farms, and face-to-face encounters with meerkats. The perfect family holiday spot.

Continue your adventure along the Garden Route, where animal sanctuaries in The Crags captivate the kids, while tree-top adventures and canoe trips await the older ones. And here’s the bonus: no need for anti-malarial tablets when you go on an Eastern Cape Safari, making it stress-free for the whole family!

February half term holiday idea South Africa




Oman: Discover the Mystique of the Middle East

Embark on an enriching family holiday in Oman this February half term. Muscat, with its selection of top hotels featuring expansive grounds and huge swimming pools, is the perfect setting for leisurely and enjoyable days by the beach – and cultural exploration of course!

Your adventure will take you beyond Muscat to discover Oman’s diverse attractions. Head off on a family road trip and explore caves, sand dunes, encounter dolphins, and spot nesting turtles. Head up into the mountains for a touch of adventure, and the desert to get away from it all. The country’s welcoming atmosphere ensures that your family will feel so welcome as you soak up the distinctive Middle Eastern culture and hospitality.

Chat to our Oman experts Emma and Cat today, to get your February half-term Oman holiday in the diary.

February half term holiday ideas Oman



Namibia Family Adventure: Sand Dunes, Seals, and Safaris

Picture this: climbing colossal orange dunes, kayaking in the Atlantic with seals leaping over your boat, and getting up close with elephants as they come to drink at waterholes. Sounds like a dream holiday, right? Well, Namibia turns dreams into reality, and it’s not just for grown-ups!

Namibia has amped up its family-friendly game with accomodation tailored specifically for families. For young adventurers, this means the thrill of watching relatively tame cheetahs and leopards, creating memories that will last a lifetime. And here’s the best part: there’s no malaria in the main hotspots, making Namibia the perfect introduction to Africa for families.

This February half term, strap in for an adventure that unfolds in a land of mesmerizing landscapes and unforgettable experiences. . Get ready for a holiday that will have the whole family saying, “Namibia, we’ll be back!”

February half term holiday ideas Namibia



Jordan: Timeless Treasures and Ancient Wonders

If you’ve got just seven days and a hunger for adventure, Jordan is your ticket to an unforgettable family holiday this February half-term. Just a short, 5-hour flight from London and you’ll be right in the heart of this gem, soaking up the best of Jordan’s wonders as a family.

Kick off your journey in Amman, the vibrant capital that seamlessly blends history and innovation. Explore the roots of it all, from ancient sites to cutting-edge developments, providing a unique glimpse into Jordan’s past and future. The tour wouldn’t be complete without stops in the cities of Jerash and Petra, where the intricate architecture tells the stories of the people who once thrived in these remarkable spots.

Jordan in February is warm, but not too hot—ideal for family exploring (with minimal complaints!) Dive into the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum, where adventure awaits around every corner. You’ll finish your family holiday on a relaxing note by the Dead Sea, letting the whole family unwind and rejuvenate.

With a perfectly balanced itinerary of 2 nights in Amman, 2 nights in Petra, and 2 nights by the Dead Sea, this February half-term promises a whirlwind of history, culture, and natural beauty.

February half term holiday ideas Jordan



Cambodia: Temples, Tradition, and Tropical Beauty

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Cambodia, designed with families in mind. It’s possible to experience the highlights of Cambodia this half-term while immersing yourself in the local atmosphere at each stop. With your own private guide, you’ll have all the flexibility you need to make the most out of your family holiday time.

Your adventure begins with a deep dive into the wonders of the ancient Angkor temples. Soak up the atmosphere, where the mysteries of the past come to life. Your children’s faces will be a picture. In Siem Reap, delight your taste buds with the delicious street food. Then, head out of town for a boat tour around the enchanting floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake.

As you venture overland to Phnom Penh, make a stop at the hidden temples of Sambor Prei Kuk. Enjoy a half-day city tour with a private guide and a community tour offering a glimpse into genuine Cambodian living. You’ll finish your time in Phnom Penh (and Cambodia!) with a traditional Apsara dance show – the whole family will love it.

February half term holiday ideas Cambodia



Malaysia: Tropical Beach Escapes and Cultural Riches

Head off on an action-packed adventure along Malaysia’s west coast and the vibrant city-state of Singapore this February half term. Our Malaysia experts, Erin and Ian, can design your family a holiday with the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. They’ll make sure you squeeze the most out of your precious time together. This well-paced adventure allows you to immerse yourself in the charms of Malaysia, with a genuine focus on local lifestyles and the fascinating culture of the region.

Start in Singapore, a city of modernity and tradition. Enjoy two nights exploring its skyline and iconic Marina Bay Sands, setting the tone for enchanting discoveries. Head to Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage site, for two nights of historic streets, market stalls, and culture. Don’t miss a cruise along the peaceful rivers for a unique perspective on this charming city. Spend a couple of nights in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s bustling capital – indulge in local delicacies and browse vibrant markets. We could even factor in some beach time on the Pangkor Islands or explore alternatives like Langkawi or Perhentian. This family half-term holiday is a special one.

February half term holiday ideas Malaysia


Our team of expert travel advisors is ready to turn your last-minute getaway dreams into reality. Whether you’re envisioning a snowy mountain retreat or a sun-soaked beach escape, we’ve got the insider knowledge to make it unforgettable.

Don’t miss your chance to book a February half-term holiday to remember. Give us a call on 01242 253 073 or request a quote here – and our team of friendly experts will get cracking with designing the perfect family holiday for you. No more stress, just the joy of creating memories together. Don’t miss out on the magic – contact us today!