When in Greece, it is indispensible to visit one of its numerous islands and Mykonos is the best way to kick off your exploration trip. What is actually intriguing is how the cosmopolitan island of Greece offers so many family friendly things. The islands of the winds, as it is also known, provides a huge variety of activities, workshops and amenities that guarantee a lifetime experience for the whole family.
- Have a swim
Mykonos has beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters and golden sand which makes them perfect for kids. Additionally, in many of them you can do water sports suitable for the whole family and always with the necessary precautions, promising unforgettable moments.
- Explore Ancient Delos
An exciting experience would be to visit the neighboring island of Mykonos, the Ancient Delos and its majestic archeological site. Delos is believed to be the birthplace of the twin gods, Apollo and Artemis and has also been acknowledged as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tours are provided by well-informed guides that give captivating narrations for children and there are also organized treasure hunts for the whole family.
- BBQ on board
Plan a sail trip around the island and have a BBQ on board. Greeks are known for their BBQ and tasteful recipes. You can have a swim from the catamaran or have a stop in one of the island’s splendid beaches.
- The Windmills
While you visit Mykonos city, you should not miss the imposing windmills. Along with Petros the Pelican, the Windmills constitute the trademarks of the island. You will witness one of the most beautiful sunsets and your kids will have the opportunity to take a selfie with the island’s “ambassador”.
- Little Venice
Do not to miss to visit the picturesque neighborhood of the city, known as “Little Venice”. This city spot is said to be a pirates place for loading and unloading goods during the 16th and 17th centuries. Now you can find local tavernas and taste the exceptional Greek cuisine which your children will undoubtedly love.
- Cooking Workshops
Since we talked about food, there are many cooking lessons specially designed for the whole family, so as to learn about the Greek cuisine firsthand and get a taste of your try. This is a project that will give a memorable family experience.
- Greek Workshops
There are also many family workshops that give you the opportunity to be creative and have fun at the same time. Pottery workshops and other creative projects such as making your own mosaic is a great way to have fun and craft your own souvenir from Greece.
- Have a bike tour
The geomorphology of the island gives the opportunity to have nice bike tours and explore the island in a different way having fun at the same time as a family
- Mystery Kayak
You can benefit the expertise of the local instructors and gain a one in a lifetime experience. Kayaking the island’s secret caves, steep slopes and undiscovered beaches will definitely be unforgettable for the whole family.
- Visit a Greek farm
It would be a great moment of your trip in Mykonos to visit a family-owned Greek farm and see for yourself the operation of a farm, see the animals and taste local and homemade products.
One thing is certain: you will love your stay in Mykonos as it is a place with a mesmerizing landscape, one of a kind beaches and a wide range of activities for families. So, Mykonos will undeniably be your family lifetime experience.