A Selection of Very Special Family Hotels in Greece
Keep everyone happy by taking advantage of any of these super luxurious family hotel holidays with facilities for entertaining toddlers and teens alike, integrated with sports and educational opportunities which Greece’s rich history has to offer. These properties offer an outstanding choice of luxury accommodation…a godsend for busy parents or grandparents if they are brave enough to accompany the family.
The Westin Resort Costa Navarino situated on a golden beach in this eco sensitive area is a favourite five star family choice. The ancient and most beautiful area of Messinia is unaffected by mass tourism. The resort offers vast family suites, some with private infinity pools and garden, plus restaurants serving international and local cuisine. The American diner is a great hit with the kids (and dads!). Various children & teen clubs offer recreational and educational programmes starting at 4 months with the option of overnight stays giving parents a break.
Halkidiki – Sani Resort
Situated in the Greek Riviera and famous for its gorgeous beaches, the fabulous Sani Resort with its family-friendly marina and ecological reserve welcomes you. Of the four luxury hotels, the Porto Sani Village is regarded as the ‘wellbeing’ hotel with its calming decor and beautiful spa suites for parents and children alike. Children love the resort’s outdoor performances at the Garden Theatre and open air cinema. The crèche and kid’s clubs offer facilities starting at 4 months to 16 years in various groups including a variety of excursions and sports. The sports include a mini Olympic Games, Football Academy, tennis and volleyball.
Skiathos Princess Hotel
Home to the famous film Mamma Mia which showed off the island’s picturesque glory. Families have 60 beaches to choose from and Skiathos town to explore with its cobbled streets, chic restaurants and harbour. The Skiathos Princess Hotel is a popular family resort situated on a beautiful sandy beach with vast gardens. Crèche and Kid’s club cater from 6 months to 12 years. At a new vegetable garden kids can pick fruit and vegetables learning nutritional values. Parents can enjoy a wellness centre, herb hikes and beauty workshops. The new YOGAqua (from California) is available for mums.
Crete – Daios Cove
The largest of the Greek islands offers rugged mountain landscapes and refined white beaches, traditional villages and ancient palaces. The island offers various luxury family resorts including the Daios Cove set just a stone’s throw from Agios Nikolaos on an unspoilt hillside of North Eastern Crete. With views over its own private beach, the property has a wide choice of spacious suites and villas, some perfect for extended families travelling together. Crèche and kid’s clubs cater from 4 months to 11 years. Adults can unwind at the Spa by Germaine de Capuccini or the Gym, Saunas and a stimulating wet area. Crete is the most southerly of all Greek Islands and is therefore a good choice off season for the better weather.
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