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Top 10 family resorts in Europe - how to get your summer holiday sorted

Travel writer and mum Orla Neligan shares her pick of the coolest family-friendly bases in Europe...

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Costa Navarino aquapark in Greece

Costa Navarino aquapark in Greece

Sun, sea and sand: The ocean-front views at Sun Gardens in Croatia

Sun, sea and sand: The ocean-front views at Sun Gardens in Croatia

Make a splash: Martinhal in Portugal

Make a splash: Martinhal in Portugal

Club Med, Sicily

Club Med, Sicily

Princesa Yaiza, Lanzarote

Princesa Yaiza, Lanzarote

Viva Blue & Spa, Mallorca

Viva Blue & Spa, Mallorca

An aerial shot of La Dune, Sardinia

An aerial shot of La Dune, Sardinia

Aquasplash Estival

Aquasplash Estival

Sailing in Phokaia

Sailing in Phokaia

Country Kids, France

Country Kids, France

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Costa Navarino aquapark in Greece

Remember when you thought having children wouldn't change your holidays?

Yep, we all made that mistake.

A summer holiday is a big expense, so putting research into finding an all-round family resort is important - for keeping both kids and adults happy.