The 2018 season is officially on! This translates to all day parties with the finest bubbly, against the backdrop of gorgeous blue and gold beaches; loads of action in the form of water sports, including parasailing, SUP or banana tubes; a hefty dose of culture via a trip to neighboring Delos-the sacred island of antiquity; intensive shopping at some of the world’s most elite designer shops; rubbing shoulders with Hollywood stars as you traipse through the labyrinth, quaint streets of whitewashed Chora; and that’s not to mention sampling divine food and drink while you bask in 5 star attention!
So, great news for all Mykonos aficionados-active or lazy; young and old; solo or with company; single or coupled; with or without kids. For despite what some might be led to believe, the latter is not a contradiction in terms. In fact Mykonos family holidays are ideal, provided that you are an Epicurean. Indeed for the lovers of the good life, no matter what is their age or party composition, the island of the winds is the quintessential place to be. For what is Mykonos, if not pure, unadulterated pleasure and joy?
Yet there are a couple of things you should consider, whilst planning your Mykonos family holidays. Iconic Chora, is one of the most idyllic places on the planet; and you should definitely get acquainted with its manifold charms. But it gets busy and super noisy at times.So while on Mykonos family holidays, it’s best to avoid staying amidst all this hustle and bustle; and rather to opt for a quieter, more secluded spot.
Conveniently situated 5 klm from the main town and not far from the airport Mykonos Panormos Villas, is a superb option for a gateway with the kids. This is a renowned, luxurious resort just 250 meters from beautiful, long and sandy Panormos bay, home to the world’s glamorous beau monde. The waters here are shallow; while the beach is protected from the winds. Plus there is the on site Principote de Mykonos: A super elite beach bar, restaurant and boutique; one of the hottest venues on the island and the preferred playground of socialites, trend setters and A-listers. So you might as well sit back and enjoy the renowned Mykonos scene-at its best, at that!- while you watch your children play safely in the distance.
Then again for a bit of family bonding, MPV’s expert concierge, may arrange a kayaking day trip with a sumptuous picnic lunch; or an excursion to Apollo and Artemis’ birthplace and Unesco world Heritage site, Delos. What’s more you may opt to drive into the close by Kalo Livadi, Elia or Agios Ioannis beaches, for a change of scenery and to engage in various watersports- from jet ski and tubes, to parachute, diving and snorkelling. Afterwards, in the afternoon, it is always a good idea to take a leisurely stroll through Mykonos town.Get lost into the maze like streets; pop into the shops; take a selfie next to the island’s mascot Peter the Pelican; sit down at one of the beautiful waterfront cafes; eat and drink while taking in your surroundings.
Your kids are bound to love these Mykonos family holidays, as much as you are!
Later on you’ll return happy and satisfied to your base at Mykonos Panormos Villas. Indeed this premium collection features a vast array of outstanding accommodation options to perfectly match different party sizes and family types-from the nuclear to the extended. This means that even if you have a -really-large family, you’ ll find the expansive 7 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.
In fact your villa of choice shall feel like a home away from home-only better! For what makes MPV truly special is it’s unique hybrid nature blending the privacy of a sequestered holiday house with the sociability and round-the-clock service of a full fledged resort. Simply put, thanks to the high level of personalized care and solutions proffered at Mykonos Panormos Villas, your Mykonos family holidays will absolutely involve loads of pampering for you and your children. An in house massage? An on call driver? A private chef to concoct a fabulous candlelit meal in your villa? Or perhaps responsible child care should you feel like wandering on Mykonos’ wild side for a bit on your own? Whatever your wish, you’ll soon find out that it is their command! Get ready to have the most wonderful Mykonos family holidays of your lives!