Greece is a perennial favourite holiday destination amongst European travellers and no wonder; near enough to be just a few hours' flying time away, it pretty well guarantees good weather throughout the holiday season and better still, it's enormously varied in its landscape, culture and people, with plenty of choice between island and mainland destinations. Check out our 3 reasons to go to Greece.
Greece offers excellent resorts for families. The watersport facilities are second to none and shallow waters provide the perfect place for younger children to swim and play.
Enormously varied in it's landscape, and overlooking the Mediterranean sea. There are plenty of breath-taking views of the crystal blue seas and nearby volcanic islands offering spectacular mountain ranges.
With over 300 blue flag beaches, Greece has some of the Mediterranean's most stunning beaches. Combined with the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Greece is a truly special destination.
Four of our favourite resorts:
The Elounda Bay Palace
Why You'll Love It: Crete is an island full of myth and legend, magnificent scenery and the bluest of seas - and Elounda Bay Palace seems to capture the very essence of the island in its landscape, colours and traditional hospitality. This magical place will soon put you under its spell!
From £3230 per family. View Resort.
Blue Palace Resort & Spa
Why You'll Love It: Beautifully re-creating the atmosphere of an ancient Greek royal residence, Blue Palace is exceptional in every way - from its soaring architecture to its imposing sea and island views, as well as its richly varied amenities. If you love romantic surroundings, you'll adore it here.
From £805 per person. View Resort.
Why You'll Love It: Agios Ioannis Peristeron is something of a treasure on the island of Corfu; quiet, hidden away, and deliciously picturesque. This resort fits in perfectly with its surroundings and is equally tranquil.
From £404 per person. View Resort.
Westin Resort Costa Navarino
Why You'll Love It: Set in a beautiful location close to ancient castles, temples and Byzantine churches - and near to the beach, you have historical appeal as well as a more typical luxury holiday experience.
From £651 per person. View Resort.