If you’re looking for a sizzling summer holiday that ticks all the right boxes, with lashings of sunshine, gorgeous beaches, breathtaking landscapes and soul-stirring historic ruins, you can’t go wrong with Greece.
On a holiday in Greece, there’s more than enough to keep everyone entertained – however diverse or different their holiday wish-lists. Let’s start with the islands. Halkidiki is a cracking little spot with plenty of entertainment on offer and a fascinating heritage too, with romantic ruins and ancient monuments shrouded in mystery. For traditional beach holidays you’ll find everything you could ever wish for in Corfu – the Emerald Isle – which is packed with gorgeous beaches fringed with pine-clad mountains, and numerous activities such as water parks, jeep safaris and boat excursions for great days out with the family.
If you want laid-back charm with knock-out scenery and bustling towns, Kefalonia will be right up your street. It’s so beautiful that it attracted the attentions of Hollywood in the star-studded film, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. And it’s no surprise. Steep craggy cliffs tumble down onto picturesque golden sands that sparkle under cloudless blue skies, forming sheltered bays and hidden coves that certainly look like they’ve had the Hollywood treatment. But it’s all natural beauty – and that’s what Kefalonia does best.
Elsewhere, if you like your getaways upbeat and lively, Rhodes holidays would be right up your street. Here you can keep the kids entertained from dawn ’til dusk with a non-stop array of entertainment, from waterparks and boat trips to watersports and hotel-run kids’ clubs. And for the older teens and twenty-somethings who fancy a bit of life after dark, the buzzing resort of Faliraki will keep you dancing until the early hours.
So whatever you fancy and however varied your holiday wish-list, gorgeous Greece is always happy to oblige…