Family travel can be challenging but very rewarding too. It achieves much needed quality time between members, some relaxing moments for the parents and fun for the children. As with anything and everything that has to do with children, there is so much to foresee in order to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible for everyone. From hotels with suitable facilities and convenient services, to experiences that will be prove enjoyable for everyone in destinations that have to offer something new. Here you will find 3 off the grid Greek island destinations that are ideal for family travel. Research them and keep them in mind for next summer.
Folegandros for young families
One of the lesser known islands of the Cyclades is actually an incredible destination that has everything you could ever want from a Greek island holiday. Blues and whites interchange against the rocky plains while the traditional settlements, pristine landscapes, crystalline shores, a casual, laid-back vibe complete the picture of this genuine island. Folegandros is a demure and modest island, ever so striking in natural beauty that first timers will wonder why they had never visited this place before. Families with young children could benefit from the facilities and services of the 5 star hotel in Folegandros which are quite child oriented. A designated children’s outdoor seawater pool, a playground and playroom as well as a kids cinema, special menu and child and baby care if required.
Kos for families with toddlers
Kos, located in Dodecanese cluster of islands, is the second off the grid island destination that is ideal for families with toddlers. Although the Dodecanese islands are situated further away from mainland Greece than most of the other islands, Kos has an airport that is connected to 98 cities around the world, making access by air an easy matter. Aqualand of Kipriotis Hotels is a 4 star all inclusive resort in Kos island, perfectly suited to families with children between 5 and 12 years old. A massive water park including many swimming pools with waterslides will be where your children will want to spend every waking moment, while they can also enjoy rides with bicycles or horses! They are currently running a -25% offer for 2019 family holidays, so be sure to check it out.
Lemnos for families with older children
Families with older children, from 12 years and up will have a wonderful family holiday in the northern Aegean island of Lemnos. Tradition meets luxury in a real Greek village type of resort, with suites and residences in Lemnos as accommodation options that can comfortably host up to 5 people. Lemnos is a destination that can offer a plethora of activities within nature. If you want to try kitesurfing, then Lemnos is the place to be. Other watersports as well as scuba diving are popular here, while those who prefer something less intense can opt between fishing or birdwatching. Lemnos has a small thermal spring, salt lakes, sand dunes, a volcanic crater and a waterfall. It is an naturalist’s paradise.