For those of us fortunate enough to have a loving family spending time with them is a priority for us, enjoying each other’s company and sharing laughter. These, as well as many others are why we appreciate our holiday and vacation time with our family so much, having the free time to spend with our loved ones for a one or two week period is a fantastic feeling. But depending on how our family is made up sometimes it can be a difficult task to find a vacation that suits all family members as well as perhaps doing something a little different to what you would usually do. Taking a vacation to the same destination year in and year out can get a little bit stale and repetitive, the unfortunate thing is that if you only get two weeks for your family vacation each year then when you get it wrong it can be a total disaster. So how can you come up with a family vacation that will be appreciated by all family members and will leave memories that thrill for years to come?Depending on how you usually spend your vacation trying something totally new maybe a bit of a culture shock for some members of the family and may indeed take a bit of selling on your part but if you work on the premise that you are only trying to do what is best for all members of the family and that you have all family members interests at heart you should be able to get everyone fully behind the vacation idea. Working on the fact that kids love to play, love adventures and love to be entertained and that adults love to be entertained, to relax and love to see the kids having a good time in a safe and friendly environment possibly the most ideal family holiday could be a cruise holiday.The cruise holidays of today have changed so much from the stereo-typical cruise holiday of 10 – 15 years ago which were generally for the older generation, quite stuffy and were very formal affairs. The cruise holidays of today are the complete opposite of that and offer a massive variety of activities for everyone to get involved in as well as offering the more formal entertainment and dining for those who would like it.The dining on the cruise holidays is amazing with every cuisine type that you could possibly imagine available so everyone’s taste should be satisfied. As far as entertainment goes there is usually a different show or cabaret on every evening that will keep both children and adults entertained for the duration of the night. During the day there are sports activities and clubs that run to make sure that the kids are kept busy in a safe environment with specially trained staff supervising all of the events.The luxury cruise holidays that are available offer something to make sure that everyone is kept happy around the clock, whilst the children are off at an activity club the parents can take part in a keep fit class, play golf, go to the gym, go for a swim in the pool or just relax by the pool.You can pick your cruise to suit the places that you would like to visit as well as picking the duration of your cruise. At each port there is usually a day trip planned for you if you wish to go ashore so you can go and explore the local area. All of these things add up to making a cruise holiday the ideal way to spend your summer vacation this year and ensure that the whole family spend as much fun quality time together as possible.