Planning a European adventure with the kids this summer? Then why not consider a family holiday to the Greek Island of Mykonos?
This beautiful island is found right in the middle of the cool azure waters of the Aegean and it has a rich history as well as a thriving culture and nightlife. The island offers something for all of the family. Younger children can go on hiking adventures to see the local wildlife while older children might enjoy taking a boat trip off the coast of the island to take part in some exciting water sports.
So let’s take a look at this jewel in Greece’s crown and what you can expect as soon as you arrive.
Photo Credit: BlueVillas, Villas in Mykonos Website
Prepare for the Heat
Summer temperatures in Greece can reach up to 31° so if you are not used to that kind of heat, make sure you pack plenty of sunscreen and lightweight clothing. If you want to get are looking for some exclusive accommodation that will allow you take advantage of that cooling evening sea breeze then BlueVillas could be the right option for you.
They offer some of the very best rentals on the island suitable for families of all sizes. BlueVillas provide Villas in Mykonos which is ideal because as soon as you’ve checked in you can begin exploring. Plus what could be better than melting in the heat in your own private villa in Mykonos.
Mykonos is one of the oldest of the Greek towns and has an abundance of Ancient ruins to explore. Stop off at the Archaeological Museum and discover an abundance of historical collections featuring antique pottery and jewelry dating back thousands of years.
If you or your kids have any naval interests then the Aegean Maritime Museum is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon and learning about Greek ships and nautical instruments.
If a day at the beach is more your thing then you will be spoilt for choice. Those who prefer a quiet and relaxing experience might want to try Agios Ioannis where you can pack a picnic and head off to lay on the white sands with a good book.
If the kids are looking for something a little more exciting, then Psarou Beach or Ornos is the place to be. Packed full of kid’s clubs, these beaches provide numerous opportunities for the children to let off some steam and have some fun.
Take a boat ride out off the coast of the island and splash around and see the tropical fishes. If you want to try something new and action-packed, hire a Jet Ski experience something truly thrilling – and have someone take some fantastic pictures that will make everyone at home jealous.
So if this sounds like the perfect place your family would like to spend their hard-earned time off, then why not head to this idyllic island and stay in your own Private Villa in Mykonos. Create memories that will last forever this summer in this Greek paradise.