Football Holiday Escapes

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Holiday with footballing stars at world class hotels and venues

Our partnership with Football Escapes means we can offer families with football-mad youngsters getaways to some of the finest hotels and resorts around the globe, where footballing superstars put on world-class coaching camps.

Every Football Escapes course is led by a current or ex-professional footballer – Rio Ferdinand, Dimitar Berbatov, Teddy Sheringham, Bobby Zamora, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Carlton Cole, to name just a few of the superstar team.

We offer football holidays with a difference – so while your little superstars are off learning how to 'Bend it like Beckham', you can spend the morning beside the pool in Portugal or fit in some ‘me time’ in the Maldives. We’re delighted to offer both short-haul and long-haul football academy holidays, so we’re sure you and your family will find the perfect option to suit.

Plus, new destinations are planned for the future, so you could head off on a football package holiday world tour!

Expert Football Coaching

A team of UEFA-licensed coaches from Premier League clubs support the players in delivering exceptional football coaching to children of all abilities aged 5-15. Football coaching holidays provide a week’s worth of coaching over two-hour daily sessions.

The ultimate footballing holiday experience for all budding players, course attendees will receive a range of souvenirs, including:

  • a full branded kit;
  • a message from one of the ex-pros;
  • a special medal;
  • certificate;
  • signed football shirt and;
  • a football.

Plus, we’re delighted to offer Inspiring Travel Company guests on a Football Escapes holiday the chance to have breakfast with the pros on one morning of your getaway!

Whichever star player is attending your chosen football holiday spends each hour of the training session with participants, so there’s plenty of chance for your little one to rub shoulders with the footballing elite.

Rio Ferdinand Football Coaching

Whole family football holidays

There’s no need for parents to be jealous, either – the whole family will have the chance to meet the UEFA-licensed coaching team and the star players at a special reception held on Sunday before the football coaching begins. Plus, as you indulge in the many luxuries and facilities of your hotel, you’ll likely find many more chances to pick the Football Escapes team’s brains about the latest tactics besides the pool or at breakfast!

Our Football Escapes football academy holidays include a course that runs Monday – Friday, with coaching from 10am until noon. Your little one will be in good company, with between 50-100 other budding Premier League Stars also on a football summer holiday to test their skills against.

Courses are open to girls and boys aged 5-15, of all abilities and participants, just need to bring along boots or trainers and shin pads.

Luxury Football Holidays

Parklane, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

For a short-haul European football holiday with plenty of luxury, you can’t go wrong with Parklane, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa. Football academy holidays here come with a stay at one of Cyprus’s top hotels, meaning the whole family enjoys a sensational getaway. Spend your time altogether at one of the resorts three different swimming pools or seven bars and restaurants, or the younger members of the family can enjoy a 3,000 sq m play park while the adults get some me-time at the spa. As if that weren’t enough, built right on the beachfront, there’s even 300 m stretch of sand with water sports aplenty for you all to enjoy.

Hotel Quinta do Lago

Set in the heart of Ria Formosa Nature Park on the Algarve Coast, this Hotel Quinta do Lago resort is ideal for nature and golf lovers alike. While your little football star is being coached on how to score the perfect goal, the adults can make the most of this serene resort. With four different championship level golf courses on offer, golf lovers will find plenty to entertain, too. Perhaps you’ll explore the miles of nature trails that weave throughout pine forests and around saltwater lakes and lagoons, offering bountiful opportunities to catch a glimpse of Portugal’s bird and wildlife.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

There’s nothing quite like a holiday in Dubai – endless sunshine, world-class dining, amazing adventures and spectacular hotels. Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one such property, with premium facilities, excellent service and an incredible choice of 19 restaurants! Those visiting on a football holiday will find more than enough to keep them entertained – in fact, you might find it hard to leave!

Below, we’ve highlighted some of the superb properties in our portfolio who are hosting Football Escapes camps soon.

Take a look, and get in touch with our team to book your family’s place on the ultimate footballing holiday.


Upcoming Football Courses