Treating ourselves to a holiday can be one of the best ways to enhance our wellbeing while boosting our mood and making all-important memories with family and friends. If you are travelling with a disability it is likely that you already aware of the restrictions that holiday locations can have should they not have disability friendly and accessibility improvements in place.
To ensure that you can enjoy your holiday without any hassle, we have put together our tips on the top 5 disabled-friendly travel destinations…
If you are looking for sun on your holiday this year, you can guarantee to catch warm summer rays at Benidorm. Known for being a very disabled-friendly travel destination, Benidorm attracts holidaymakers from across Europe. With a countless selection of accessible restaurants, bars and shops, Benidorm is an ideal location for soaking up the sun without any fuss.
Just like Benidorm, Marbella is a highly pedestrianized holiday resort – meaning that the seafront promenade as well as many of the city’s main routes have been optimised to suit the requirements of disabled tourists. The majority of hotels in Marbella offer rooms with disability equipment including bath aids such as bath lifts and seats – allowing you to enjoy your holiday with all of the comfort and support of home.
For a scorching beach getaway, you needn’t look any further than the sunny Greek isle of Crete. A very flat island, Crete offers great accessibility for disabled holidaymakers. With a number of holiday resorts well-equipped to completely cater to the needs of disabled guests, Crete also has a variety of easily accessible beaches such as Platanias beach, Kalyves beach and Perastikos beach.
If sunning it on a beach isn’t your thing, why not try a city break in London. This capital city is continually investing plenty of money and time into ensuring all of its visitor attractions are as disability friendly as possible. With everything from shopmobility to accessible public transport routes, London is one travel destination that you can feel confident in exploring with ease.
For fun-seekers, there really is no other holiday destination quite like Florida. Popular theme parks such as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are world-renowned for their accessible facilities and easy to rent wheelchairs and scooters, the staff at these theme parks are constantly on hand to assist with any special requirements such as access for your childrens rollators that you may have.