If you are looking for an island full of fun, excitement and activities galore then look no further than Mykonos. With thousands of families flocking to the Greek island every year, there are more reasons than ever to visit. Here are just a few reasons why you should visit Mykonos for your next family holiday.

Relax in the Sun

Known for its hot climate, Mykonos is a perfect summer destination for you and your family. However, with temperatures soaring over 100F in July and August, it may be best to take your children in May and June (depending on their age). But, no matter what time of year you go, there are over 300 days of sunshine which means you are unlikely to experience any nasty rainfall on your travels. There are also plenty of public pools dotted across the island for you and your kids to escape the heat.

Hit the Beach

With over 30 beaches to choose from, you are never too far from finding a perfect spot for you and your family. If you are looking for a kid-friendly beach, it is recommended for you to check out the Agrari beach where you will find calm waters, a small playground for your children to unwind as well as a range of water sports and a café and bar. There are also a mixture of friendly locals and tourists, so if you need any help or assistance, do not hesitate to ask.


If you are wanting some privacy on your family holiday, it could be worth hiring out a villa for the duration of your stay. Companies like Blue Villas offer a range of villas in Mykonos to suit all types of families. With many villas in Mykonos coming equipped with private pools as well as spacious rooms to unwind, you are sure to find a villa suitable for you and your family. You will find a range of accommodation available with some villas being able to house up to 16 guests, making it a perfect option if you plan to bring your extended family or friends along.


No matter where you are in Mykonos, you are never too far away from a restaurant, café or beach bar. With an endless choice of amenities to choose from, you are sure to find something suitable for you and your family. If you are worried about there being too little choice for your kids, many restaurants and bars supply kids’ menus which provide all the usual favouritesfor your little ones. However, if your kids are more adventurous and want to try out new things, there are plenty of delicious local dishes to try out which you can all enjoy as a family. Taking a trip to the Chora (the town of Mykonos) will provide you with a wide range of restaurants and eateries happy to welcome children in the evenings. There is also plenty of entertainment on offer to keep you and your family occupied.

Getting Around

Travellingaround an island can be a daunting experience, especially if you have your children with you. If you are planning to visit the island at peak times, it is best to be aware of how busy public transportation can get. You will need to plan in advance to avoid any stressful situations. It is recommended that families rent a car or an ATV which will give you the flexibility you desire and the convenience to travel around at your own leisure. Rental cars are a popular option and allow you to soak up the sights that Mykonos has to offer. However, be warned that prices will typically be much higher in peak season, so it may be best to visit at a quieter time to help save you money in the long run.


Mykonos is jam-packedwith activities to suit you and all your family. If your kids are into water sports, taking a trip to the beach can enable you to participate in a wide range of activities including scuba diving, jet skiing, andsurfing. If your children are very young, there are still plenty of excursions that you can take to keep them occupied. With dozens of beaches, it could be worth alternating each day to keep things fresh and exciting for your children. You can also take a boat trip that will allow you to immerse yourself in the crystal blue waters that Mykonos has to offer. Whatever you decide to do, you are sure to find something for you and your family to thoroughly enjoy.

Before you book your family holiday to Mykonos, make sure that you spend time planning out what you want to get out of your holiday. Also, booking in advance can put you in touch with some of the best deals on the market, which can help save you money in the long run.


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Last Update: Tuesday, 28th August 2018