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Family Island Hopping in the Aegean Sea

Crete ● Kos ● Naxos ● Paros ● rhodes ● 07 March 2018
 

Greece is an ideal destination for family-friendly vacation thanks to its numerous possibilities and touristic facilities. However, you may be the type of traveller, who wants to explore more during the summer holidays. Don't be discouraged by thinking that island hopping is only for single people and couples. If you are flexible and give time to your children to get rest and feel convenient in the new environment, then Greek Island Hopping is an option for you too. Check these family-friendly islands in the Aegean Sea and take into consideration the fascinating vacation of visiting more Greek islands and living amazing experiences!

Family-friendly islands offer you a wide range of sports that keep your children busy. We recommend you to take into consideration the possibility of having a travel insurance in order to have everything you need in case of an emergency: medical support, safety alerts and exceptional customer service are available not only in Greece but also in more than 140 countries worldwide. Plus, this insurance covers numerous types of adventurous activities in order to be carefree and happy!


Paros

Although Paros is considered to be a party-island full of youngsters and students, who want to flirt, drink, dance and have fun, it is also a Greek island ideal for children. Most beaches are organised with all the amenities you need. Some of them, such as Golden Beach and Pounda Beach, have water-sports facilities and thanks to the strong wind blowing there, are world-class windsurf destinations. Thus, you children have many activities to do, while you relax on your sunbed.

Surfing in Paros

Naxos

Naxos is one of the most family-friendly islands in the Cyclades. It offers its visitors many interesting things to do, such as historical sites and beautiful villages, while it has also family-friendly beaches with soft sand, shallow waters, all touristic facilities and water-sports.

Crete

Crete offers gorgeous beaches, significant archaeological sites and a wide range of family-friendly hotels. Organised beaches, traditional towns, like Chania and Rethymnon, for a walk with your children and great touristic facilities everywhere will make your vacations with your kids unforgettable. Your children will also love Cretaquarium, the home of 2,000 sea animals and 200 different Mediterranean species.

Cretaquarium

Rhodes

Rhodes is an astonishing island with stunning organised beaches, traditional towns, like Lindos and the Medieval Town, as well as all-inclusive hotels with touristic packages, where everything is on your doorstep. Water-sports facilities, restaurants, cafés, wellness centres and everything you need just to switch off and relax together with your children. Plus, in Rhodes, you can visit with your family the Valley of the Butterflies, a wonderful forest with literally thousands of butterflies that come every May to breed. The picture of the green haven and the spectacular trees with innumerable butterflies is something unforgettable that will make your kids just happy.

Kos

Kos has many family hotels and restaurants as well as top thing to see, like ancient monuments and vivid nightlife, which is perfect if you have teens in your family. All beaches of Kos are sandy and organised, so you can relax without having to worry about anything. Moreover, Kos offers low prices in accommodation and food, something that a family with many members will definitely appreciate.

Where to Stay

Hostel in Athens, Greece Student and Travellers Inn
8.9 10
Student and Travellers Inn
16, Kidathinaion str., 10558 Athens, Greece

Student and Travellers Inn – the first hostel in Greece since 1977 is located in the heart of Plaka, right below the Acropolis. Traditional cobbled streets full of taverns, shops, cafes are right at our hostel's doorstep. The main square of Athens, Syntagma, is at 600 m, while the lively Monastiraki square is at 800 m. The nearest metro station and the bus stop for the X95 Airport Bus can be reached within a 7-minute walk.

Hotel in Patmos, Greece Grikos Hotel
9.1 10
Grikos Hotel
Grikos, 85500 Patmos, Greece

Featuring a roof garden with views of the Aegean Sea, Grikos Hotel is located only 30 meters from the beach of Grikos Bay. The main port of Patmos island, Skala, with the ferry connection to Piraeus in Athens, Leros and Lipsi islands is at 3.8 km. Free transfer from and to the port of Patmos is provided by the property.

Hotel in Larissa, Greece Asteras Hotel Larissa
Asteras Hotel Larissa
22, Asklipiou & Kouma Str., 41222 Larissa, Greece

Asteras Hotel is built in a very central location in Larissa, close to shops and many dining and entertaining options. The Railway Station of Larissa is just a 15-minute walk away. Nea Anchialos Airport is 72 km away.


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