Corfu Greece is an excellent choice for family holidays, with plenty of sun, sand and diverse activities to satisfy people of all ages. Although Corfu Island is famous for its exciting nightlife, many resorts, such as Acharavi, Arillas, Nissaki, Agios Gordios and Gouvia, are much more relaxing destinations, ideal for families with young children.
Spend your day on one of the many beautiful beaches of Corfu island and enjoy a great variety of waters sports, while the little ones build sand castles or splash around in the shallow waters. Many beaches have lifeguards, making them even safer for you and your children. So just grab a seat in the sun (but do not forget your sunscreen) and let the island do its magic!
And if you really want to make your children happy, how about a day at a water park? Aqualand Water Park, one of the best water parks in Europe, is a guarantee for a day of fun and excitement! With a wide variety of slides, rides and pools to enjoy, Aqualand is one of Corfu's most popular attractions for kids and adults alike.
Corfu is famous for its hospitality, and children are more than welcome everywhere. In both Corfu town and in the Island's villages, doors are left open, residents sit on their steps chatting with neighbours, children are left free to play in the streets and foreigners are always warmly greeted. In many village squares throughout Corfu island, puppet shows, called Karagiozis, are organized, giving children the opportunity to overcome the language barier and embrace the local culture.
On days when outdoor activities are not an option, many hotels provide kids clubs where children can enjoy themselves and make new friends. In addition to this, most hotels offer all inclusive deals and special prices for children, guarantying that you will get the best value for money on your family holidays in Corfu.
Our top family hotel recommendations are:
Marbella Beach in Agios Ioannis
Grecotel Daphnila Bay Thalasso in Dassia
Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa in Gouvia
and Nissaki Beach Hotel in Nissaki
So what are you waiting for you? Corfu island is waiting for you and your family this summer!