The Ultimate Guide to the 2024 Summer Holidays

The 2024 summer holidays are nearly upon us. It’s time to stash the winter coats and grab the sunhats, for what promises to be the best summer holiday. 

Whether you’re looking for something intimate and romantic or an all out family festivity, Sovereign offers something for every holiday goer. With that said, here is the ultimate guide to the 2024 summer holidays. 

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Aghios Nikolaos—Crete

Luxury Aghios Nikolaos holidays offer the best of balmy beach days and history hunting. Situated in eastern Crete, Aghios Nikolaos is one of the most popular resorts, offering something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a little romance or family festivities, Aghios Nikolaos has it all, with a touch of cosmopolitan. 

For couples, heading down the coast offers dreamy secluded coves with soft golden sands. There is also a range of fantastic bars and restaurants along the main beaches where sundowners await after days in the sand. 

Families will love the bigger beaches, offering everything from ideal paddling conditions in the clear ocean to watersport activities throughout the day. Aghios Nikolaos holidays are ideal if you’re looking to soak up the Crete sun in style. 

If you’re a lover of all things Greek mythology, there is also a glistening lake, said to be where the goddess Athena once bathed. Today you can sit with a cocktail in hand watching the small boats bob in the water beneath the craggy cliffs. The historic streets of the town are fantastic for taking a stroll and experiencing the history of Aghios Nikolaos. The range of boutiques is fantastic, with a variety of local restaurants serving up some of the best Greek cuisine. 

Daios Cove offers the best of Aghios Nikolaos in one space. Ideal for families and couples, this hotel offers something for everyone. Couples are invited to relax at the infinity pool before heading to the sensational onsite spa. While families will love the private cove with access to the glistening Aegean Sea and loungers for a comfortable day at the beach. The hotel also offers a kids’ club, allowing parents to take some time to wind down in style.

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Ouranoupolis—Halkidiki

Luxury Ouranoupolis holidays offer the perfect opportunity to explore some of the gorgeous natural splendour of the Halkidiki peninsula, one of Greece’s most fantastic areas for soaking up the sunshine. 

Surrounded by pine forests with access to some of the best beaches in Greece, Ouranoupolis is ideal for a peaceful holiday in Greece, where tranquil beaches, historic sites, and sensational natural splendour await. 

Luxury Ouranoupolis holidays invite you to soak in the historic town, including a 14th Century Byzantine Church, monasteries, and a tower built by the monks of Mount Athos. Another big draw to Ouranoupolis is the incredible local family run tavernas serving some of the most magnificent feasts on the beachfront. Make your way through the white washed buildings for a truly peaceful Greek experience, taking in all this magnificent town has to offer. 

Family holidays to Ouranoupolis are well taken care of with Eagles Palace offering everything needed for the best family holiday in Greece. Situated on a stunning golden sand beach, Eagles Palace invites you to soak up the Greek sunshine, with hours of sandcastle building and swimming fun ahead. The little ones are well taken care of at the kids’ club, while older teens can kick back with friends at the teen club. All this while parents relax at the onsite spa and enjoy a cocktail or two at the heated swimming pool. Come dinner time, the whole family is in for a treat with a range of tantalising restaurants serving something for everyone. 

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Elounda—Crete

Situated on the stunning north east coastline of Crete, Elounda offers some of the best Greece holidays. Elounda is the place to be for balmy beach days; the golden sands of Elounda are simply unbeatable. From private cosy coves for a romantic couples getaway to sprawling bays with exciting water sports for the ultimate 2024 summer holiday, Elounda offers this all and more. 

History hunters are in luck, with the fascinating island of Spinalonga waiting to be explored. Only a short boat trip away, Spinalonga Island was once home to a leper colony but was originally built as a fortress by the Venetians in 1579. Here, you can see the ruins of days gone by and the influence of movies like The Island. 

For the ultimate luxury Elounda holiday, look no further than Elounda Bay Palace, a member of ‘’Leading Hotels of the World’. Set over 20 acres of lush grounds, with access to two private Blue Flag beaches, Elounda Bay Palace offers luxury at its finest. This five star resort is the ideal choice for families and couples. The designated kids’ area with a children’s pool gives everyone the space needed to enjoy their Elounda holiday. Kids will love the onsite kids’ club and enjoy days of family fun on the beach. Couples can savour the sunsets from one of the many onsite bars before enjoying a romantic meal for two overlooking the gorgeous ocean. 

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Benitses—Corfu

Situated in a peaceful fishing village on the eastern coast of Corfu, Benitses offers a fantastic 2024 summer holiday. If you’re looking for a romantic getaway to Greece, Benitses offers some of the best opportunities for kicking back on the golden sand beaches and hopping into the clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea. 

The warm waters of Benitses are absolutely perfect for water sports. The calm clear ocean awaits, with a bevy of watersports to enjoy on your 2024 summer holiday. Whether you want to relax on a yacht and sail into the sunset with a glass of Greek wine or hop into the water to explore what lies beneath on a snorkelling extravaganza, Benitses has it all. 

As one of the best villages in Corfu, it’s no surprise that you’ll find some of the top restaurants and local tavernas. Luxury Benitses holidays are full to the brim with scrumptious cuisine and crafty cocktails as you watch the sun go down. 

To experience the best of Benitses, Angsana Corfu offers five star luxury, with everything needed for an unforgettable 2024 summer holiday. Located on a lush hillside, Angsana Corfu is a contemporary resort, ideal for summer holidays in Greece. From the large infinity pool and private beach to the range of restaurants, and sensational spa, Angsana Corfu offers the epitome of luxury, with incredible ocean views to match.

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