Romantic… Family Holidays? Yes, Please!

When you are parents, you are always looking to combine family holidays and romance, in the best way possible. In the quest for gorgeous Greek island destinations that can pull off bothed Thassos, Paros and Folegandros rank highly.

They are all islands that are abundant in natural beauty and stunning landscapes worth discovering. They tend not to be overburdened by crowds. Paros is perhaps the most known out of the three. But still, for those who know where to look, there is a location away from prying eyes. Of course all three are capable of providing children friendly environments that will take the pressure off parents. Also combining a romantic element, they will allow the couple to unwind and indulge in some alone time, knowing that their little ones are well taken care of.



A verdant, so called emerald island in the North Aegean, Thassos is greatly underestimated in many respects. For those who enjoy destinations that are off the beaten track this is good news. Regionally belonging to Kavala, this island is most easily accessible from there. Since it is relatively far from Athens, it is advised that you spend at least 5 days there.

Once you get there, you will be compensated in full. This island never ceases to amaze. It has unspoiled landscapes and many azure water beaches. One of which is Agios Vassilis beach which is conveniently located just 30 meters from Aelia Villa in Thassos which has the perfect setup for laid back, family holidays. Comfortable rooms and apartments plus lovely outdoors that are a joy for children to frolic in!



For those who love luxurious accommodation in a quiet location with family services and an element of romance too, Minois Village hotel in Paros offers all that plus more. Set in the less known area of Parasporos beach, it guarantees family holidays that have it all. The choice of exceptional accommodation options here will totally elevate your holiday experience. While the children amenities will ensure that your children also enjoy a great holiday. A children’s pool and a playground are within the hotel’s confines as well as services to make sure they are comfortable. Baby cots, Doctor on call, babysitting and baby chairs at meal time are on request so that your little ones feel just like home.

As for romance, the Deck Lounge is the ideal place for parents to spend a few enamoured moments while watching the incredible sunset. Also, the spa aims at much needed rejuvenation. Whether it’s a hammam session, a relaxing massage or soaking in the Jacuzzi, you can experience a totally different side to the island’s usual vibe and spend unforgettable holidays in Paros.



Last on the list for family holidays is the stunning island of Folegandros. An up and coming destination within the Cyclades, able of offering both a luxe and laid back holiday for families. If you have not visited this small, gorgeous island, then you are in for a thrill. It has a laid back attitude, far from the hype of Santorini and Mykonos. It has a beauty that is raw and simply breathtaking and some truly pristine beaches. The locals still follow their traditional ways. Passing them by, they will greet you with a warm smile. Although you are a total stranger, they respect you as a visitor and welcome you to their homeland. Ideal for family holidays away from stress and over the top flamboyance, Folegandros is almost untouched by time.

However, families can have a holiday that combines both a 5 star luxury environment and children services, getting to experience a vacation with a sense of amazement for all. The design Anemi hotel in Folegandros combines family accommodation with private pools, as well as children amenities, including a special kids menu and cinema among others. Fitness activities for adults that are part of the hotel’s facilities or available on the island will enhance the feeling of well-being.

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