Glamping with Kids in Greece: 8 places to Camp in Style with your family
Glamping is one of the latest global trends when it comes to family vacation and is no wonder that it has already arrived in Greece!
If you love nature and want to stay among trees or close to the sea with luxury, then glamping (glamorous + camping) is the best choice for you and your family. Here are some reasons why:
- With glamping, you don’t have to worry about things like tents, mattresses, or sleeping bags.
- Another advantage is the extra luxurious space and the unique setting i.e. you get to stay in places like bubble domes or unique luxurious safari tents.
- Many glamping establishments offer separate rooms for your kids. Especially the older kids love the idea of a separate room and enjoy their private space.
- Another crucial thing is the sanitary facilities. Unlike most camping sites, with glamping, you have a private bathroom and toilet!
- Glamping is for families that love nature. Your children will make friends at the campsite, play outside and in the sea, which in most cases is just a few meters away!
- The food is delicious, and the locals are very friendly. You will feel what Greek hospitality is like.
- And the most essential thing: Glamping is much more affordable than luxurious hotels.
What are the Best Glamping Sites in Greece?
Bubble Tents (Halkidiki)
You and your family will enjoy a unique and luxurious experience in a transparent tent. During the night, you and your kids will love the view of millions of stars. The location is magnificent; among olive trees, on the top of a hill in Halkidiki and close to the village of Nea Moudania, just a few meters away from the sea.
You will have a private garden for your kids, a private bathroom, and private parking. This accommodation is recommended for families with older kids because the tents are made for two guests, and they will have to stay in a separate tent alone.
There are numerous things to do with your family close to the accommodation. You can spend your day on cruises, sailing tours, snorkeling, and scuba diving trips, or even take a full-day tour to Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage complex of Monasteries, in a unique rocky location.
Club Agia Anna offers you and your family an opportunity to stay on traditional and luxurious Yurts on the northeastern coast of the island of Evia and very close to the sandy beach. These beautiful tents are inspired by the nomadic Mongolians who lived in these tents with transparent – nowadays made of plexiglass – roof and windows.
Besides the unique design, it is also modernly manufactured and equipped with all the necessities. It is perfect for big families that need space for their vacation. Each yurt can accommodate up to 5 guests. It also offers a private garden and parking space.
Your kids will love the campsite (70 acres of pine trees), which also offers a large area with video games, tennis tables, and courts of basketball and volleyball. Moreover, there is a cinema screen and TV, so you and your family can spend time together after a long and fun day. Separate pools for you and your kids are available, along with a playground specially made for younger children.
The animation team of the accommodation organizes daily activities for adults. Additionally, if you want to spend a day outside of the premises, there are organized excursions for kitesurfing, scuba diving, and marine sports at sea. On the flip side, if you prefer mountain trips, hikes, and picnics, then you can visit the iconic mountains and forests of Evia.
Glamping Tents (Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese)
You can find glamping tents in Agrikies Country Retreat accommodation at Messinia, Peloponesse. The idea came from Safari Tents, which initially arrived from South Africa. The tents are located among a beautiful olive tree forest. The tents can accommodate up to 4 guests.
You and your family will love the hospitality and nature around you. There is also a private bathroom, balcony, and parking. The tents are very close to the sea, and your kids will be able to swim in crystal clear waters.
The accommodations also offer Yoga and Massage facilities. You can enjoy the swimming pool and the pool bar within the premises. Your kids will love the olive harvest experience and the cooking lessons. Parents will be able to be part of the local wine tasting.
Nevertheless, there are other sites of interest close to the premises; archaeological sites like the Palace of Nestor, Ancient Olympia, the temple of Apollo, and more. You and your family can explore the incomparable view of Peloponnese sites by visiting villages and beaches that will show you Greek hospitality and beauty.
Mobiles Homes (Halkidiki)
You and your family will feel at home at these luxurious, fully equipped mobile homes. The structure with wood and white shades is simple yet elegant and shows their minimalistic elements.
The Mobile Homes of Akti Oneirou are located in Vourvourou, Halkidiki. You can stay at those which are at the beachfront or the others inside the complex and enjoy the panoramic sea view.
Except for the relaxed and extraordinary atmosphere, you will also find other services at the campsite for you and your children. There is a playground for our little friends and a space for film screenings. Moreover, your children can be members of the “Kids Club” with numerous activities for their entertainment.
For those who love volleyball, a Beach Volley court is available at the seaside. Upon request, parents can leave their kids at a babysitter and enjoy a walk in the nearby village. The premises also offer access to a gym with modern equipment for those who don’t want to lose their daily routines.
Sea Safari Tents (Halkidiki)
Explore the luxurious sea safari tents at Armenistis Camping and Bungalows in Sithonia, Halkidiki. The Safari tents are located just a few meters away from the sea in a complex with other tents, caravans, mobile homes, and beach houses. The sea safari tents are spacious, with all the necessities, and minimalist rooms full of natural light. These tents are perfect for big families.
Due to the size of the camping site, there are numerous activities for you and your kids to never get bored during the day. If you are a big active family, especially if your kids are older, you will love this place.
You can take walking and biking tours in the surrounding area. If you prefer to stay at the beach, you will enjoy the water sports activities in the facilities like snorkeling, windsurfing, and canoeing. Moreover,
There is a “Kid’s Club” for your children to meet and play with other kids and a playground for our younger fellows. You can also take on the premises fitness classes.
Tree House (Halkidiki)
Are you ready for the ultimate children’s fantasy in the heart of a forest while staying in a traditional treehouse? Agramada Treehouse is located in the Palaiochori, Halkidiki. This unique place will wake up your childhood memories and will create new with your kid! It is perfect for a family with one older child. The cabin has a traditional, woody style with natural colors, and the windows offer a great view of the forest.
Nearby you can visit many different historical monuments like the Philosopher’s Aristotle Park at Stagira or the Petralona Red Stone cave. Moreover, the waterfalls of Varvara and Mount Athos are close enough. As it concerns sports activities, you will find golf, basketball, volleyball, and beach volley in the area courts of golf.
Watersports activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and boat rental are also available in the nearby area. If you prefer to visit Agramada during spring or autumn, you can also take the Hiking trip on the mount of Holomontas to a beautiful unmarked waterfall. You will create lifetime memories with your family by experiencing the natural side of Greece.
Windmills in Santorini
Another unique and extraordinary location that you can find in Greece for glamping is the Windmill Villas at the picturesque village of Imerovigli, Santorini. You will find out that this family-friendly location is one of the best places to spend your vacations peacefully.
You and your family will be totally independent in a private, fully equipped with a private pool, jacuzzi tubes, terrace, and garden villa. Up to 5 visitors can stay here, so it is like a paradise for bigger families. You and your kids will have a panoramic view of vineyards and the sea in a traditional island atmosphere.
The services also offer massage and beauty treatments at your Villa, special arrangements for car rental, wine, and boat tours. The island is small, so you can rent a car and hit the road with your family. Santorini allows you to explore historical places like Santorini’s unique Volcano and Caldera and one of the oldest archaeological sites, Akrotiri. Your kids will love the location, and they will enjoy the experience of living in a Windmill!
Odyssey Farm Eco Glamping (just opposite the island of Poros)
Odyssey Farm Eco Glamping just opposite the green island of Poros in the Argosaronic sea, near Athens.
The Odyssey Farm Eco Glamping is an ecofriendly accommodation option for those guests who value a vacation break that offers a deeper connection with nature. It is the perfect place for any green traveler who appreciates sustainability and social consciousness.
Odyssey Eco Glamping is decorated in a Greek farmhouse style. Guests sleep in bell tents, canvas tents, stone cabins or in a seafront cottage. Tents have double or twin beds, electricity and a fridge. There is the possibility of renting a fan.
Each tent has a private bathroom, with a shower and a toilet, located between 50 and 100 meters away from the tent.
There is a shared outdoor living space, a common outdoor kitchen area and an outdoor ‘al fresco’ dining area. Guests can lounge around the swimming pool or take an afternoon siesta in the hammock.
Odyssey Eco Glamping has also a secluded stretch of beach, with its own boat dock and deck chairs, where guests can enjoy amazing views of Poros Island.
There are a plethora of Odyssey Activities for all guests such as historical walks at the town of Poros with some local food tasting, cooking classes, wine tasting, kayaking, lemon grove visits, stargazing, weaving lessons, and plant dying fabrics.
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