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Family Holidays in Crete

With so much to do, family holidays in Crete are becoming increasingly popular. Spend your days relaxing on the warm sands of the beach, take a fun family trip to the water parks or visit historic and cultural sites and towns. 

At Sovereign we understand just how important family holidays are, which is why we carefully curate our collection of hotels, ensuring each one matches our exacting standards. Our Trusted Advisers are travel experts with years of experience who will help you find the perfect place for your family getaway. Whether your little ones want to make lots of new friends and join in all the activities and games in the kids’ clubs or prefer to simply relax with a book, we have you covered.

Elounda

Spend your days on the wonderful beaches of the town or book the whole family onto a boat trip and explore the nearby islands. If you prefer to stick to land there are 4x4 trips and off-road tours as well. Those wanting to explore the town itself will find a tractor train which tours you around the pretty streets, or exploring on foot is easy. If you prefer to enjoy water sports there are lots to choose from on the beach.

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Domes of Elounda

The onsite restaurants serve up a delicious selection of dishes just for children, and ice cream is served by the pool during happy hour. Kids also receive a surprise box on arrival, and there are colouring books, games and activities for children as well.


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Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Children can enjoy their own swimming pool, as well as easy access to the waves and waters of the beach. There is also a supervised Kids’ Club where children can make friends, try water sports, learn to dance and lots more. 

Elounda Bay Palace
Children can enjoy lots of activities and games all day in the Kids' Club, as well as their very own swimming pool. There are pretty gardens ideal for hide and seek, and the hotel is set on the beach.
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Guests aged 4 to 12 will love the many activities available at the Kids’ Club where they’re sure to make new friends. Located on the beach there are also opportunities to build sandcastles, play in the sea and lots more.


For further advice and recommendations, or to book your tailor-made family holiday,

speak to our Trusted Advisers on 01293 762400*

Elounda Mare Hotel, Relais & Châteaux

There is a Crèche for toddlers, a club for Youngsters up to the age of 12 and even a Teens’ Club for those wanting to try new games and activities. You can also try dancing lessons, or spend your days learning to play football at the Soccer Club.

Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel

The Babies Travel Light service allows parents to pack minimally and enjoy all the facilities and amenities they need to keep little ones happy. There are also Kids’ Clubs for all ages, a soccer academy, dancing lessons and lots more to keep everyone entertained.

Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort

Make the most of the incredible children’s facilities. These include a Crèche, an all day club for children and tweens and a teenager’s club which offers some fantastic activities and games. There is even a soccer school for those wanting to take lessons.


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Gouves

Book the whole family onto a Jeep Safari and explore this stunning island and its beautiful scenery. Alternatively, try some of the water sports on offer and discover the incredible animals that live underwater. Just off the coast you’ll find turtles, colourful fish and reefs which can all be found with scuba diving and snorkelling trips. Whatever you choose, Gouves is a fantastic choice for your family holiday in Crete.

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Grecotel Amirandes

The Kids’ Club is full of activities and facilities, including games and toys, crayons, paints and more. There are also costumes and arts and crafts classes. Plus teens can enjoy volleyball, golf, football, Greek dancing, surfing and lots more.


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Sissi

Sissi is the perfect place for an action-packed holiday with the family in Crete. Stick to dry land and you can take the whole family for a game of mini golf, or take a quad bike safari and explore the forests, hills and culture of inland Crete. The beach is a must with its soft golden sands and gently lapping waves, perfect for those wanting to relax or paddle. Or you could spend the day exploring the coast from a different angle with a boat trip.

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Kalimera Kriti Hotel & Village Resort

All of the restaurants cater to children, with specialised menus. There are two children’s swimming pools, as well as water sports including kayaking, pedalos, windsurfing and more. The Children’s Club is for guests aged 4 to 12 and runs throughout the day.


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Aghios Nikolaos

Whether you’re looking for culture or a relaxing family break choose Aghios Nikolaos. Visit the Olive Oil Farm and learn how it’s produced on the pretty farm, visit Lake Voulismeni and admire the stunning views and crystal clear waters or tour the many pretty, whitewashed churches in the area.

Minos Beach Art Hotel

Older kids will love the water sports and activities on offer here, with scuba diving trips taking you to underwater wrecks and ruins. There is also sailing, windsurfing, tennis and lots more. The restaurants serve up children’s dishes and provide highchairs.

Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

Book the family onto a sailing excursion, explore underwater with scuba diving or snorkelling trips, and enjoy delicious family friendly meals at the hotel’s restaurant. There is also a swimming pool, perfect for splashing.

St Nicolas Bay Resort

A Kids’ Club for 4 to 12 year olds runs throughout the summer, and there is also a PlayStation and cinema on offer. The seawater swimming pools are ideal for children and the restaurants serve up a range of child friendly dishes.


For further advice and recommendations, or to book your tailor-made family holiday,

speak to our Trusted Advisers on 01293 762400*

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