The best family hotels in Greece

by Emily Gilbert |
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With its breathtaking landscapes, ancient ruins, and crystal-clear waters, Greece is an ideal family holiday abroad. Nestled along its beautiful coastlines and picturesque islands, you'll find a wide selection of family-friendly hotels with amenities and activities that cater to the needs of all family members, whatever their age. From luxurious all-inclusive resorts to boutique hotels with private beach access, these 10 handpicked family hotels in Greece combine comfort, fun, and yep, even relaxation.

Whether you fancy exploring the ancient wonders of Crete, soaking up the sun on the sandy shores of Corfu, or indulging in the tranquil beauty of Halkidiki, these family hotels in Greece will provide an unforgettable experience for all. From hotels with thrilling water parks and sports activities to serene beachfront settings and stunning views, our top ten hotels have been carefully curated to offer the perfect family getaway in Greece.

The best family hotels in Greece

Grecotel Lux Me Daphnila Bay Dassia, Corfu

Located in the picturesque Dassia Bay on the island of Corfu, Grecotel Lux Me Daphnila Bay Dassia features a wide range of comfortable rooms and suites with modern amenities. Make the most of the all-inclusive, which includes delectable meals at restaurants such as Tavernaki and the Corfu-Venezia HotStone. There's even a creperie! The resort boasts beautifully landscaped gardens, multiple swimming pools, and direct access to a sandy beach. Kids from 4-12 years will have a blast at the Kids Club, while you can indulge in some relaxation at the spa.

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa, Crete

Situated on Anissaras Beach in Crete, Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa is a fantastic choice for families. The hotel offers spacious rooms and bungalows with elegant decor and private balconies or terraces for relaxing in the evening. The all-inclusive package includes meals, drinks, and snacks throughout the day and the on-site water park, with thrilling slides and pools, will keep youngsters entertained for hours. There's even a Mini Club that organises activities and games to ensure a fun-filled holiday for the entire family.

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

Perched on a hillside overlooking the Gulf of Elounda in Crete, Blue Palace is an opulent family-friendly resort. The hotel is home to luxurious suites and villas with private pools and magnificent sea views. There are lots of activities to enjoy such as watersports, tennis, and exploring the private beach. The kids' club Little Explorers organises creative workshops and games, while you can unwind at the spa and enjoy fine dining at the hotel's restaurants such as Blue Door, the quintessentially Greek taverna.

Porto Sani, Halkidiki

Situated in Sani Resort, Halkidiki, Porto Sani is a family-friendly paradise in northern Greece. The hotel features elegant suites and rooms with a contemporary design. You'll love the abundance of activities available, such as water sports, tennis and biking plus the private beach and pools will be a big hit with all. There's a fully equipped creche for babies, private nannies, baby swimming lessons and a Little Guests team who curate activities for little ones between 4 and 12. Baby and children’s food expert, Annabel Karmel MBE, has even designed an array of nutritious and flavoursome dishes, especially for the dedicated kids and baby menu.

Creta Maris Beach Resort, Crete

Located in Hersonissos, Crete Maris Beach Resort is a huge all-inclusive family-friendly complex offering spacious rooms and bungalows set amidst lush gardens. Your family will love the huge selection of swimming pools (there are 16!), water slides, and the on-site water park, not to mention the private blue flag beach. The hotel's kids' club, playground, and entertainment activities cater to younger guests, while parents can relax at the spa or make use of the sports and fitness facilities.

Sunrise Village Hotel, Crete

Situated in a Platanias, a picturesque village, Sunrise Village Hotel offers a budget-friendly stay for families. Choose between a studio, apartment or maisonette to stay in and make the most of the hotel's all-inclusive package which includes meals, snacks, and drinks so you don't have to worry about additional expenses. Your tot will have a blast at the children's pool and playground plus the beach is just 500 metres away.

Costa Navarino - The Romanos, Peloponnese

Nestled in the pristine landscape of Messinia, Costa Navarino - The Romanos offers a luxury experience for families. There are lavish suites and villas with elegant decor and modern amenities to stay in and beautiful surroundings to explore, sports activities to take part in or you can simply play in the pools. As well as spending time enjoying the on-site Aqua Park, the Cocoon Crèche and the Sandcastle Kids Club will make sure your youngster is well cared for so that you can indulge in the hotel's outstanding restaurants, spa services and two golf courses.

Ikos Dassia, Corfu

Set on the eastern coast of Corfu, Ikos Dassia is an all-inclusive resort offering a real luxury holiday for families. The hotel has modern and stylish rooms and suites with beautiful views of the Ionian Sea. Choose between settling yourself at the 600m stretch of private beach or one of the eight swimming pools. The Heroes Creche and Heroes Kids Club will keep children of all ages busy and there are even babysitting services are available upon request from €15 per hour so that you can really unwind and enjoy your time away.

Eagles Palace, Halkidiki

Overlooking Mount Athos and the Aegean Sea, the 5-star Eagles Palace in Halkidiki offers a stunning setting for your next family holiday. There are many elegant rooms, villas, bungalows and suites with contemporary amenities and private balconies to choose from. Your family can make the most of the hotel's sandy private beach, children's pool, and playground while the Explorers Kids Club, suitable for four months to 11-year-olds entertains youngsters with age-themed activities. Grown-ups can relax at the spa or indulge in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine at the restaurants.

Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection, Crete

Situated on the northeastern coast of Crete, Domes of Elounda is a stylish resort that caters to families seeking a more sophisticated experience. The hotel offers beautifully designed suites and villas with private pools and magnificent sea views. There's a private sandy beach to lounge on, a children's pool, and the on-site kids' club which follows a Montessori approach and hosts activities like theatre, cinema nights, educational play and more. The resort also has KiEPOS “Kee-pos: Greek Garden” where children will get the opportunity to plant their own plants, herbs and flowers under the guidance of experts to help encourage responsibility and healthy eating.

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Emily Gilbertis the Features & Reviews Editor for Mother&Baby and has written for the website and previously the magazine for six years. Specialising in product reviews, Emily is the first to know about all the exciting new releases in the parenting industry.

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