Six Mobility Friendly Holiday Destinations

Written by
Isabella Williams

People with limited mobility shouldn't have to miss out on travelling the world, taking a well-earned rest or chilling by the pool. However, you might be finding it difficult to find a location that suits and caters for your needs.

Disabledholidays.com have the answer! You can travel the world and be assured that you’ll get an accessible room, mobility equipment hire, adaptive transport and more! We’ve put together some of their best destinations so you don’t miss out on the summer fun this season.

A Greek Getaway in Thessaloniki

A Greek Getaway in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki lies in a sheltered gulf on the Aegean Sea in the gorgeous Greek countryside. You’ll be spoiled with views of vineyards, Mount Olympus and powder-white beaches. This hotel is known for its accessibility and accessible beach as well as a host for mobility friendly excursions, so there is no limit to experiencing the culture, nature, country and its people while you’re there.

The bedrooms are equipped with roll-in showers and shower chairs, grab rails and adjustable beds, which can be wheeled onto the beach.

If you wish to relax by the pool and even take a dip, you can be lowered in with an electric hoist. Other assessable equipment and services are available with additional charges.

The beach is just a 15-minute drive away and you can be lifted/ hoisted into the sea with care staff also available. For more adventurous guests, you can try your hand at hand biking, swimming lessons, paddling, paragliding and more.

With accessible transport to and from the airport and excursions, you can have a relaxing holiday that you’ve always dreamed of knowing that everything is being taken care of. Click here to view the destination.

Accessible Sea View Hotel in Torremolinos

Accessible Sea View Hotel in Torremolinos

Relax by the pool or beach in the popular holiday destination of Torremolinos in the region of Costa del Sol. Surrounded by gardens and the sea, this is the ideal location for your summer holiday. The resort is located 20 meters from the beach and 11km from the main shopping and entertainment town of Malaga.

This holiday is perfect for wheelchair users because it has a variety of services and amenities to suit your needs. Pool hoists, commode shower chairs, wheelchairs and other mobility equipment are available on request.

The hotel has 12 adaptive side sea view rooms each with a wet room, grab rails and adjustable beds for a good night's sleep.

There are also adaptive transfers to and from the airport so you don’t have to worry about a thing. Click here to view the most perfect wheelchair access holiday.

Wheelchair friendly Hotel in Germany

Wheelchair friendly Hotel in Germany

If the beach isn’t for you, why not take a holiday by an idyllic German lake. The area of Rheinsberg boasts of 170 lakes, a nature lovers dream! Relax and unwind with fully accessible activities such as carting, cycling, horse riding and canoeing. Experience the Baroque town of Rheinsberg and its abundance of cultural events, art and history.

This hotel is fully equipped with accessible features including a room with an accessible shower, shower stool, a detachable shower seat or a shower wheelchair, there are also grab rails in the bathroom. The basins have fitted shower extensions, and some are height adjustable. The rooms are large and spacious with electric adjustable beds.

If you prefer to relax by the swimming pool, there is a swimming pool hoist so you can enjoy the sun on this luxurious holiday. Enjoy the sauna, massages in the spa and the lounge fireplace area.

For a more active holiday, you can choose a varied sports programme including water gymnastics, hand-bike tours and archery. For more leisurely activities choose from pottery, angling, discovering the Prussian history or immersing yourself in nature. Discover your Germany holiday here.

Accessible Apartments in La Roche-Derrien

Accessible Apartments in La Roche-Derrien

Discovery beautiful Brittany in a gorgeous northern French barn-style apartment.

All the apartments have disabled-friendly level access showers with wheeled shower chairs. There is enough space for all pieces of equipment that you may require whilst on holiday. You don’t have to worry about navigating stairs because the property has been fitted with a lift. Enjoy the Brittany countryside in the wheelchair-accessible garden. This apartment is perfect for big family holidays.

Features of the apartment include an adapted rooms, accessible layout, alarm call system, grab rails, raised toilets, off-road parking, no steps at all on-site, well-lit access and you even have access to accessible vehicles which can be hired.

Not all the activities that are provided are accessible friendly but most are. For the adrenaline junkie choose from zip wires, land yachting, TGV, paragliding, water parks, theme parks and karting. Animal lovers will love the aquarium, the zoo, the reptile centre and wildlife boat trips. Show your creative flair with lots of arts and crafts activities including jewellery and candle making, papercraft, cards, local workshops and baking. Click here to find out more about this stunning property.

Accessible Family run hotel in Andalucía

Accessible Family run hotel in Andalucía

This gorgeous hotel has the highest level of accessibility. It’s half an hour from the beaches of the beautiful Costa Del Sol, with stunning mountainous Spanish views. This hotel is perfect if you want to get away from the mass rush of the cities. The accommodation is the ideal size for a large family holiday. Explore the surrounding area of Andalucía on accessible-friendly excursions, you will not be disappointed by the views. You can tailor this holiday to your own needs as they provide transport and meals as required.

The whole hotel and grounds are wheelchair friendly, with no-steps. Instead, there is level or ramp access to all areas. Accessible transport can be provided to and from the airport and for excursions. There are handrails all around the pool with a hoist for the pool and jacuzzi. Relax the summer away with your whole family around in this gorgeous setting. Click here to read more about this location.

Wheelchair friendly beach hotel in Paphos

Wheelchair friendly beach hotel in Paphos

Discover the beauty of Cypress and the Mediterranean Sea, archaeological parks, ancient ruins of tombs, fortresses, theatres and villas. With Paphos being the birthplace of Aphrodite, you’re sure to fall in love with this holiday destination.

This all-inclusive accessible holiday has it all, the spectacular 5-star hotel is located on the beach and just a short stroll from the harbour of Paphos in Cypress. Feel free to bring the kids and grandchildren because there’s something for everyone. The Kids Club will keep the kids entertained and while the kids are playing in the clubs and games-room, you can enjoy a relaxing spa treatment in the Spa and Wellness Centre.

Choose from five superb restaurants and 3 bars and enjoy food from the hotel’s own gardens in the plush Greek surroundings.

On this holiday you won’t have to worry about a thing because facilities available include wheelchair showers, ramps, electric beds, shower chairs, wheelchair access, hoists, grab rails and adaptive transfers. Equipment hire, including commode shower chairs, mobile hoists, wheelchairs and more mobility equipment are available. Click here to find your dream holiday today.

Adjustable beds at Middletons

These are just a selection of available mobility-friendly holidays, click here to discover more and we hope you find your dream holiday.

For more information about adjustable beds click here or call us on 0800 999 2831. And for travel mobility scooters click here to browse our collections. 

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