All eyes are towards beautiful Greece, with summer at our doorstep. Greece is one of the most visited places in Europe, attracting 25 to 30 million visitors every year!
Newly-weds, adventurers, thrill-seekers and history buffs – we all love Greece for all the bounties this wonderfully mismatched groups of islands and islets offers.
Famously known for its spectacular and ancient archaeological sites, white and golden sandy beaches, and a balmy Mediterranean climate, Greece offers more than just Athens! Don’t forego these beautiful islands on your next family adventure.
Do you have teenaged kids who have had enough of beaches and sight-seeing?
Mykanos is an ideal choice, one which the whole family will definitely enjoy. While most Greek islands give off the feeling of a luxury getaway, the stunning island of Mykanos takes it a step ahead. Mass tourism hasn’t yet affected this idyllic and peaceful island, one reason for its popularity.
Best Known For: Its surprisingly vibrant and fun nightlife
This island is included in this list because Gavdos ensures wholesome family fun. Grab a tent and sleep under the stars. Wake up to the soothing sounds of the waves and singing birds. Cook up a feast or visit one of many local villages to sample authentic regional cuisine. Here, you can immerse yourself in traditional local culture, visit beautiful beaches, meet lone artists, and bond with your family under the clear blue sky.
Best Known For: The Tripiti Cape
This island, located at a distance of 90 minute high speed catamaran ride from Santorini, is popularly referred as the Wild West of Greece.
Known for their fierce independence and loyalty, locals also know how to let loose and party, accompanied by traditional BBQ and loved ones.
Blessed with fertile soil and crops everywhere the eye looks, Crete offers fresh produce grown all year round. This is one reason why Cretan cuisine is the most delicious and aesthetically pleasing in Greece. You certainly won’t face any problem making your 15 year old eat vegetables here.
The largest island of the Cyclades region, Naxos should be on your must-visit list if budget is an issue. Its main town Hora is filled to the brim with excellent shopping and tourism options.
Want a few hours of bliss on land? You needn’t travel far as this main city offers isolated beaches and villages, bringing uniqueness to your travel plans.
Greece has something for everyone. However, much different your family’s definition of ‘best holiday ever’ are, Deep Blue Yachting will make sure everyone has a blast at their luxury yacht getaway on the beautiful Glaros.
Visit beautiful Greece and charter a luxury yacht to see the islands. I will answer any questions that you may have. I will also be pleased to hear any of your comments, so please feel free to leave them.