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Family vacations forever! Wonderful beaches with clear, transparent waters, good food, reasonable prices, relaxation and sightseeing. These are what a family mainly needs to choose a vacation spot. Families are a special category of visitors, as they are a group (not, that is, a couple), who usually follow a schedule, are burdened by many financial obligations and want a place that combines many specifications. Either in an all-inclusive hotel or in rooms for rent, the choice is yours.
The beautiful city of Crete is ideal for family holidays, as it combines some of the best beaches in the world, such as the exotic Balos, Elafonissi, Falasarna, Loutro, great food, excursions to countless attractions such as the Samaria Gorge, with a huge variety of accommodations for all tastes and preferences. You can go either by boat to the port of Souda, or by air. Both the city of Chania and the surrounding area offer great family holidays, and Crete is famous for its unique hospitality.
Halkidiki is a peninsula that offers countless options for family holidays for all tastes and a great place especially for those who live in Northern Greece, but not only. It has incredible beaches with golden sand that "touch" the trees, such as Kavourotripes, Poseidi, Paliouri, etc., lush forests and a rich culinary and cultural heritage. Children will enjoy swimming and playing all day at the beach and parents will relax. The place has taverns and cafes for all tastes. Besides, like Halkidiki... it doesn't have any! You can arrive by road, or by air to Thessaloniki and then by bus or transfer.
Emerald waters, wonderful green landscape, attractions, organized accommodation. Sivota is a small coastal town of Epirus that is washed by the Ionian sea. It is very popular with families who wish to go on holiday, because quite simply, it has everything. The children will definitely find company and enjoy swimming in spotlessly clean beaches such as Pisina, Arilla, Karavostasi and many more, most of them organized. Everywhere you will find restaurants with traditional cuisine, while the central location of the place makes it ideal for one-day getaways to the beautiful Corfu, Parga, etc. You can reach Sivota by road.
Evia has always been a very popular destination for family holidays with children, because it has easy access, excellent beaches, affordable accommodation and good food. The most important thing, however, is the huge variety in places that cover all tastes. Northern Evia has villages ideal for family holidays, and the landscape consists mainly of clear blue waters that blend perfectly with nature. Pefki and Achladi are among the most popular places that stand out for their idyllic beaches, while Agios Georgios in Lihada is a seaside fishing village with great food, crystal clear waters and very affordable accommodation. Don't miss a walk in the exotic Lihadonisia! Depending on the place you choose, you arrive by road, or by road and then by ferry boat.
The beautiful city of Peloponnese has turned in recent years into a very popular destination for family holidays. It has history, culture, shops, countless accommodations for all Valiants, excellent local cuisine and a wonderful beach in its centre! In Kalamata you will find all the comforts a family needs, while its location makes it ideal for excursions to surrounding areas and beaches, such as Methoni, Koroni, Kardamili, the famous Voidokoilia in Pylos, and many more. In addition to all this (and so much more), Kalamata has the following "trump card": it is very easily accessible, just 2 hours from Athens by car, without any hassle and without additional costs in ferry tickets.
Skyros, the southernmost island of the Sporades, is a true hidden gem in Greece. It offers an exceptional destination for holidaymakers. Only three and a half hours away from Athens, Skyros combines a non-touristy atmosphere with a fascinating coastline that consists of secluded beaches. The island is steeped in Greek mythology, referring to legendary heroes, adding an intriguing historical layer to its charm. Skyros is also home to unique handcrafted designs, including stoneware, table linens etc.
Samothraki, also known as Samothrace, is a captivating Greek island located in the northern Aegean Sea. Known for its highest mountain in the Aegean, Mount Saos, the island offers an unspoiled paradise of wild nature and bohemian lifestyle. The main town is a charming labyrinth of narrow streets that wind up and down the hillside, with several popular attractions. With its breathtaking waterfalls and pristine beaches, Samothraki is a haven for hikers and those seeking a more relaxed, hippie lifestyle.
Kastelorizo, also known as Megisti, is the easternmost Greek island situated in the southeastern Mediterranean. This small yet picturesque island is famous for its vibrant, pastel-colored neoclassical houses that line the main harbor, creating a beautiful contrast against the crystal-clear turquoise waters. Despite its small size, Kastelorizo boasts a rich history with Byzantine castles, well-preserved churches, and a unique multicultural heritage. The island's tranquil atmosphere, local culinary delights, and warm hospitality make it a perfect getaway for those seeking a serene and authentic Greek island experience.