Mykonos is world famous for its gutsy winds and its equally raging party scene. Yet despite its flamboyant nightlife, this island has something for all. In this sun drenched haven, children and families are not only welcomed, but indeed have one hell of a time! For Mykonos, apart from dusk to dawn partying, also offers remarkably beautiful scenery, delicious food, impeccable services and great weather; and that’s not to mention the warm, friendly attitude of the locals towards children. You see, Greeks adore kids and Mykonians are no exception.
So if you’re willing to look behind the cliches, you’ll soon discover that Mykonos is in fact a wonderful family destination. Provided of course that you select the appropriate accommodation. Staying in super busy Chora, is probably not a good idea but opting for a quieter, more secluded spot, definitely is. Conveniently situated 5 klm from the main town and not far from the airport, Mykonos Panormos Villas, is an ideal option for holidays with the kids. It is a family resort in Mykonos, just 250 meters from beautiful, long and sandy Panormos bay, home to the island’s bohemian-chic, laid back crowd.
The waters here are shallow and the beach is protected from the winds and there is a world class beach restaurant with acclaimed food and drink. So you might as well sit back and enjoy the renowned Mykonos scene, while you watch your children play safely in the distance.
Proximity to one of the loveliest beaches in the island is a major advantage of this family resort in Mykonos; but so is its vast array of luxury villa accommodation options which ideally match different party sizes and individual preferences: This means that even if you have a -really-large family, you’ ll find the expansive 5 bedroom ‘Anassa” especially befitting; but there are also four, three and two bedroom villas with private pools, to choose from. All are beautifully appointed, blending Cycladic minimalism with the latest amenities, while offering ample indoor and outdoor living and dining space, comfy sun loungers and BBQ’s, should you wish to eat with the family al fresco, or even do some entertaining with friends.
All villas in this family resort in Mykonos will in fact feel like a home away from home-only better! Thanks to the high level of personalised and specifically tailored services proffered at Mykonos Panormos Villas, this family holiday will involve loads of pampering for you and your children. Whether it’s an in house massage, an on call driver or a private chef to prepare a fabulous candlelit meal in your villa, you‘ll soon find that your wish is indeed their command. Bear in mind that child care is also an option, if you feel like wandering around a bit on your own- you’ll be in infamous Mykonos after all! And there is also the fantastic breakfast buffet in the mornings, which all the kids (and adults!) adore.
So after a great start of the day in this family resort in Mykonos, the options are numerous.
Of course Mykonos holidays are all about the beaches. Panormos which is a mere minutes walk from your villa, is a definite must, but there are several other, equally amazing beaches quite close. Since you’re holidaying with the kids mark Elia. It is one of the largest, best organized plages with golden sand, shallow transparent waters and loads of sporting opportunities including jet ski, windsurfing, water ski, tubes, parachute and diving, that shall keep all the family entertained. It also has convenient parking as well as a lifeguard and on site masseur, which can come handy.
Ornos is another option to include in your itinerary. It has the reputation of the most family friendly beach in Mykonos and rightly so, with its various tavernas, comfortable sunloungers and water sports.
Following a fun family day on the beach you might venture into Chora. Mykonos town is not a place to be rushed but one in which to relax and savour its uniqueness. Have a wander, pop into the shops, get photographed next to the island’s mascot Peter the Pelican, sit down and eat and drink while taking in your surroundings. You’re bound to love it -and your kids too!
This is but a sample of what Mykonos has in store for families with an open mind. What’s more, a few miles away, there is Delos, the most important religious, cultural and commercial center of antiquity. The historical site is easily accessible by boat and certainly makes up for an important educational experience for all the family.
Get ready for some serious fun time with your children at the island of winds and Mykonos Panormos Villas family resort in Mykonos!