Last Updated on April 14, 2021 by Celeste
Over the past 12 years, we reviewed many family hotels and resorts in Greece. A good family hotel should offer that perfect blend of relaxation opportunities, a safe beach and kid-friendly activities. Families and family time are an important part of Greek culture, and when combined with a luxury resort, you can’t go wrong! We’ve brought together the best family resorts in Greece guaranteeing the perfect family vacation. We focus on the beachside hotels and resorts as well as those in Athens. Get ready to book your summer vacation with this list of the best family hotels in Greece!
In this article, we have summarized our favourite tried and tested hotels. You can read our full review for each hotel and resort under the Family Hotels Section or scroll over for related hotels reviews at the end of this blog post
Family Hotels on the Greek Islands
Mykonos Blu Grecotel
The world-class Mykonos Blu Grecotel located in Psarou, is an exclusive resort offering high-quality luxury and service. With its own private kid-friendly beach, it has an incredible position at one of the most popular islands in Greece. Families can enjoy the island and its incredible views whilst enjoying the top-class facilities. The accommodation ranges from family rooms to private villas. The resort also hosts a wellness centre, several restaurants, and babysitting services.
Mykonos Grand Hotel
Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort is a five-star beachfront luxury hotel in a secluded calm bay on the sandy beach of Agios Ioannis, just 4,2 km away from Mykonos town. Mykonos Grand offers the perfect setting for a safe and private, luxury and personalized service. The hotel is part of the Small Luxury Hotels in Greece. It features are a spa, a fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, beach water sports, a seawater pool, and yoga and Pilates lessons.
Santorini Canaves Oia
Your trip to Santorini may be a once in a lifetime experience, and so deciding where to stay on the island is an important decision. When you want to visit Santorini with the family, especially with young kids, the right hotel is very important. The multiple awarded Canaves Oia Santorini is a collection of hotels, suites and villas for people who are looking for the ultimate exclusive luxury experience and is possibly the best accommodation on the island. Private dining options, a spa, Santorini experiences and more guarantee an unforgettable. Canaves Eden Villa’s or Epitome are the best choices for families because they are private villas with safe gardens and or private pools. Best for older children and (groups of) families who are seeking privacy and comfort.
For more hotels and resorts in Santorini, head over to Best Family Hotels in Santorini with Kids
Corfu Imperial and Lux Me Corfu Daphnila Bay are part of the Grecotel resort located on the private green Kommena peninsula in Corfu. Both feature golden sand beaches, safe and clear turquoise waters, pools and excellent family villas, bungalows and hotel suites. Corfu Imperial features a brand new Grecoland, a spa, many high-class dining options and choices of unlimited ice cream and sweets. The resort is very near the historic town of Corfu making it an excellent base for a stroll around what feels like palaces of the Italian Renaissance.
Ikos Dassia Corfu
With an incredible set of family accommodation, pools and a beautiful private sandy beach in the secluded bay of Dassia, Ikos Corfu is a dream resort for families with (young) kids and teens. Ikos Dassia opened 3 years ago and has quickly become a favorite for families looking for high-end luxury experiences, tailor-made services, family facilities, a small water park and gourmet menus. Close to the Corfu airport and the historic Corfu Town, the resort is an excellent choice for families looking for an all-inclusive experience.
Crete Elounda Gulf Villas
A spacious resort with villa’s and suites, Elound Gulf Villas is designed for families who want to combine an elegant luxury vacation with kid friendly features. With an extensive program of family activities and fun for teens, the kids’ activities include swimming lessons, water-sports, biking, tennis lessons, riding, Arts & Crafts, movie nights, and more. Safety goes first, so transparent fences can be placed around the villa’s private pool for extra safety for babies and toddlers. The hotel can provide extra items and equipment to ensure children are totally comfortable. Elounda Gulf Villas also hosts the EVG Cool Crèche & Kids’ Club, by expert childcare specialists “Worldwide Kids”, under the UK Ofsted standards.
Crete Domes of Elounda
Domes of Elounda is a family-focused suites and family villas-only resort. It features several accommodation options varying in size, extras and some with private pools, and every single one has been crafted with gusto and contemporary design. Domes of Elounda has put families first by offering them a state-of-the-art Family Activity Zone including a teen video room. Kids will love the creative eco kids club, the games, climbing wall, cinema and the sandy beaches. If you’re planning to be in Crete with your toddler, teen, or in Crete with kids in general, Domes of Elounda is a great choice! Domes of Elounda is part of the Mariott Autograph Collection of hotels.
Avra Imperial Hotel in West Crete
The Avra Imperial Hotel is your best choice if you want to spend your family vacation in the West part of Crete. This stylish and modern build hotel in a quiet corner near Chania town and the International Airport of Chania is located on a private sandy kid-friendly beach and offers a spa and an impressive range of family facilities. There are a crèche and mini club for the little ones including plenty of activities for older children and teenagers. Worldwide Kids childcarers follow Ofsted standards and strict standard operating procedures to ensure your kids receive the highest standard of care whilst carrying out unique activities such as arts and crafts, sports, cooking, water sports, swimming, treasure hunts and games.
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Grecotel Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park
The Grecotel Riviera Olympia mega-resort lies on an estate along a 2km sandy beach facing the Ionian Islands, near ancient Olympia. It features the largest resort waterpark in Greece, something that every family will appreciate! With a large variety of family accommodation in different price categories, restaurants, swimming pools and kids activities, this may be one of the best luxury family resorts in Greece.
The sandy beach, the family bungalows, choice in sports camps, Grecoland, kids clubs for every age group plus the warm Greek hospitality make Olympia Riviera and Aqua Park an ideal place for family holidays. The water park is located next to the resort and is one of the best I have visited in Greece.
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Westin Resort Costa Navarino
Many will agree with me that the Westin Resort Costa Navarino is one of the hotels I have visited in Greece and ideal for the ultimate family experience. In 2017 the resort has been voted among the Best Resorts in Europe in Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards. It features an amazing selection of deluxe rooms, family rooms and suites in a privileged seaside location on a green hill offering golf courts, sea and pool views.
Families can stay at Family suites with connecting room options, enjoy the aqua park, the beautiful long sandy beach, swimming pools and state-of-the-art playgrounds, as well as the climbing wall, tennis and golf, go-karts Speed Experience and Anazoe spa. Costa Navarino also designed a special youth hub for infants and toddlers from 4 months to 3 years old as well as for children aged 4-12, offering exciting recreational and educational programs.
Luxury Family Holidays in Halkidiki Greece: Sani Resort
Sani Resort is an award-winning collection of luxury 5-star hotels and private vacation villa’s in Halkidiki, Greece. Superbly located by the breathtaking Cape Sani, Sani has been catering to families who want top-notch, personalized concierge services and luxury vacations for many years. In fact, it was probably the first resort I visited in Greece many years back. Sani has been innovating constantly and is currently one of the most successful resorts in Greece. Families will enjoy the awarded Sani Beach with its lagoon-style swimming pools, the spa centre, shops, and family-friendly buffet restaurants with international flavors. A great choice for families looking for a resort in North Greece. Kids activities include baby swimming, dance lessons, football camps and sailing classes. The entire resort is very easy to navigate with a stroller and the staff is outstanding.
Family Hotels in Athens
The Grande Bretagne Hotel
The most iconic hotels in Athens, the historic Grand Bretagne Hotel is located in the heart of Athens. Families with younger children will also be pleased with the childcare services available. The Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens welcomes children of all ages, and they have high chairs, bed railings, babysitting services, and kid-friendly menus. This luxury hotel offers breathtaking views of the fabled Acropolis, regal Syntagma Square and the Parliament. Staying at the Grande Bretagne Hotel is an experience by itself.
Located on Syntagma Square, King George has everything you need to ensure your family’s stay there will be a pleasant and relaxing one. The hotel welcomes children of all ages and provides bed railings, high chairs, and disposable bottles. Other childcare and babysitting services are also available, as are kid-friendly menu options. A great choice if you are planning a city vacation in the Greek capital.
St. George Lybacettus Lifestyle Hotel
One could say that we are regular guests at the St. George Lycabettus Lifestyle Hotel. This is a hotel that loves family and children. Besides a kids’ playroom, family rooms, a kids’ cinema, St. George Lycabettus Lifestyle Hotel organizes Family Brunch, specially designed to give both parents & children the opportunity to spend some quality time together. Add to this an amazing rooftop pool with bar and BBQ restaurants, and you have a winner for a family vacation in each season of the year!
Grand Hyat Athens
The incredible service and the rooftop pool with view on the Acropolis make the Grand Hyat Athens one of our family favorite hotels. The hotel is a great base for exploring the city and its world-famous monuments while also having the chance to relax at the pool or to cool off after a day of sightseeing.
Athenian Riviera Family Resorts
Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel
The recently opened Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens on the sophisticated Athens Riviera offers families the best of both worlds: a laid-back seaside escape just 30 minutes from the historical city center. Discover the center of Athens and visit the Acropolis with your kids, then return to Four Seasons to unwind and relax on the coast.
Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort
Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort is located just 10 miles south of Athens, on the Athens Riviera. This is a luxurious resort built among pine trees, overlooking the majestic Temple of Poseidon in Sounio. Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort is the ideal luxury seafront resort for families who want to visit Athens but do not want to stay inside the city.
It is our passion to test hotels in Greece and to share our experiences with other parents. In fact, it was the reason that this blog came to life. Should you have any comments on the reviewed hotels or if you want to add one of your own favorites, do not hesitate to leave us a comment or mail us!
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