Get the kids away from the TV and the computer games and plan a fabulous family bonding holiday on the magical island of Mykonos. From toddlers to teens, there is an abundance of activities to give them a new perspective on life.
Nothing creates better memories than a family holiday and Mykonos offers world class hotels, fascinating tours, safe calm oceans and some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet.
Located in the South Aegean sea, 150km east of Athens, this idyllic island attracts movers and shakers from around the globe. It is the preferred holiday location for movie stars, iconic sportsmen, royalty and the rich and famous. Don’t be daunted though Mykonos caters for families with kids of all ages and you are certain to have the holiday of a lifetime.
It is the preferred holiday location for movie stars, iconic sportsmen, royalty and the rich and famous. Don’t be daunted though Mykonos caters for families with kids of all ages and you are certain to have the holiday of a lifetime.
VISIT CHORA, MYKONOS TOWN
Kids today know shopping malls and movie houses! Let them explore a lovely old town filled with small winding alleys and quaint stores filled with hand-made crafts. Stroll around and soak up the atmosphere and buy some souvenirs to take home. Visit the Archaeological Museum where you can see old pottery, ancient jewellery and statues. For kids who love ships, a visit to the Aegean Maritime Museum is a must. They will be enthralled by the old maps, compasses, ancient vessels and nautical instruments.
Then let them find Petros the Pelican. This famous creature is the mascot of Mykonos and strolls freely around the town. Legend tells that Mykonos fisherman found a wounded pelican and nursed it back to health. When the time came to set it free, it wouldn’t leave and adopted Mykonos Town as its home!
SWIM, SNORKEL AND PLAY ON THE BEACHES
Mykonos has a range of stunning beaches with calm, safe, azure blue waters and clean white sand. Take your umbrella and chairs and set off for a day in the sun. Kids can learn how to snorkel and have fun viewing the fabulous marine life. The older ones will love to do some scuba diving with Dad to the explore the stunning wrecks deep under the ocean. Agrari Beach offers a delightful playground for kids and parents can have a bite at the restaurant while they play.
TAKE A CRUISE
Book a fabulous cruise on a luxury yacht and sail to see Delos, the birthplace of Apollo and his twin sister, Artemis. Kids will be fascinated by these ancient myths. Take some photos at the Terrace of the Lions. The kids can help to raise the sails on the way back and learn about sailing too. Alternatively, take a trip on a catamaran or a small kaiki and do some fishing with a local guide.
VISIT A TRADITIONAL FARM
Book a family friendly tour to a Mykonian Farm where you can learn how a traditional farm is run. See how the animals are reared and fed and how the organic plants are cultivated. Tours are organised in comfortable buses and the guides are friendly and knowledgeable. Delicious farm food is provided, let the kids enjoy freshly baked bread, tomatoes, kopanisti, cucumbers and olives instead of fast food!
TAKE A HELICOPTER FLIGHT
For a thrilling adventure, book a helicopter flight over the island. See the white-washed town and the endless blue seas from high up in the sky. As you fly over Delos, make sure you get some fabulous photos of the ruins in the setting sun.
Luxury Villas on Mykonos cater for families with children of all ages. You will find all the facilities you require to make your holiday as easy and comfortable as possible. Many villas offer baby sitting services so parents can do that night on the town!
Special kids menus offer delicious nutritional meals and even offer milk and cookies if required inbetween meals. For those unexpected health issues paediatricians and doctors are on call. For babies, high chairs, changing mats, bottle warmers and baby bathtubs are supplied.
These world class venues offer fabulous spacious gardens and pools, so if you decide to stay at a mykonos villa for a day or two and not travel out, you can rest assured that the kids will never get bored.
Let Mykonos Estates plan your next family holiday to the paradise Island of Mykonos! You will create a lifetime of memories.