Top family hotels for Island Hopping in the Cyclades
First stop can’t be any other than the famous island of Mykonos which surprisingly can also be family friendly. Below we have chosen two of our favourite hotels located away from the crowds and just a stone’s throw away from beaches with crystal clear water.
Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort
Now we’re talking luxury! The Mykonos Grand Hotel Resort Luxury 5 star hotel is the place for you and your family if you want to live the ‘grand’ life in Mykonos. Located on the quiet beach of Ayios Yiannis, it is well hidden away from the busy crowds of Mykonos and offers the well-deserved tranquillity you are looking for. Your kids will love the beach which is literally in front of the hotel. The calm waters are 100% children friendly and the sunsets are breathtaking. You will simply love the peaceful island rooms with all amenities needed for your family and find it hard to leave your room! If you do decide to leave the room, the yummy breakfast and food of the hotel will definitely compensate this brave decision.
Nissaki Boutique Hotel
With pools and views that are second to none, everyone will fall in love with Nissaki Boutique Hotel. This gem overlooks the famous Psarou Beach and is only a few steps away from the renowned Platis Gialos Beach. The hotel is ideally located for easy access to Mykonos pretty town. Kids will find it difficult to choose between spending time at the beach and splashing in the hotel’s amazing pools. For families, we recommend the suites with separate bedrooms. Find more information and booking Nissaki Boutique Hotel, please click here.
You may think that Santorini isn’t that kid friendly but with the right preparation, everyone will love this most famous island of Greece. In Santorini with Kids we have put together a list of tips and advice on how to uncover the island’s potential to the maximum. Santorini offers amazing hotels for families. Here are our top picks for family-friendly accommodation in Santorini.
Just a few hundred feet from the kid friendly beach of Perivolos, the mid-budget Smaragdi Hotel is definitely a safe bet. Your children will love the bright and cheery garden that with the playground. The hotel pool and Perivolos beach are conveniently located next to each other and will also keep the kids happy for hours. All rooms have a fully equipped kitchenette and the hotel organizes activities for children. This hotel is hard to beat for a family on a budget looking for a quiet, self-catering stay in Perrisa. For more information and booking Smaragdi hotel, please click here.
Bellonias Villas is the perfect family choice. The hotel has its own private beach in Kamari as well as a pool for endless hours of family fun. Don’t forget to visit Elia restaurant on the hotel’s beach terrace. It offers one of the best Mediterranean lunches and dinners in the area. The staff at Bellonias Villas is very friendly and willing to satisfy your every need. For a well-deserved peaceful family holiday, this hotel will definitely exceed your expectations. For more information and booking Bellonias Villas, please click here.
When island hopping in the Cyclades, Naxos island is most likely the most ideal family destination. The island has a dazzling choice in sandy kid friendly beaches, it is quieter than the previous mentioned islands and there is a large choice in family accommodation. Naxos features everything a family could ever want on their dream holiday. Here we have listed why we think Naxos should be on your island hopping bucket list.
Nissaki Beach Hotel
If you want to combine luxury and relaxation in Naxos, we have found the perfect answer for you. Nissaki Beach Hotel is an elegant boutique hotel on the beautiful beach of St. George and has all the family comforts you wish for. All you have to do is just sit back and enjoy your stay while your kids play safely at the beach. Do try the excellent hotel restaurant. It has breathtaking views as well as a menu featuring distinct Mediterranean flavours. If you wish to go for a stroll the beautiful town of Naxos is just 5 minutes away!
If you wish to go ‘off the grid’ and completely relax in luxury and comfort than this is the place for you and your family. The hotel is located on a beautiful beach off the town of Naxos. Kids will be delighted with the children’s pool, playground and playroom, and they will make new friends from all parts of the world. Enjoy a relaxing massage overlooking the sea or use the hotel’s spa and jacuzzi. The family rooms at Finikas Hotel have all the comforts you could wish for, the hotel offers peace and relaxation. For more information and booking Finikas Hotel, please click here.
Kids will love
- The crystal waters and the blue of the Aegean Sea
- Making new friends from all over the world
Parents will love
- The magic sunsets and the colours of the islands
- Combining luxury with Greek island life
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