AOL: Domes of Elounda & Westin Resort among 11 best Mediterranean family hotels
Two Greek hotels, the Domes of Elounda and The Westin Resort are among the 11 best hotels for a family holiday in the Mediterranean, according to AOL portal’s British edition.
These hotels are ideal for holidays in spring, summer and even winter and offer excellent children’s club and exquisite cuisine based on the famous Greek Mediterranean diet.
The hotels, are described as follows:
Domes of Elounda, Greece
Home to one of Europe’s best kids’ clubs, Domes of Elounda making sure all ages are looked after and everyone can have a fun, relaxing holiday. Based in Elounda, Crete, the hotel combines smooth-edged architecture with an exotic touch from Moorish additions. There are two enormous saltwater pools, one inside, one out, and a quiet beach. The wide range of activities for guests includes treasure hunts, sandcastle building, pool races, water skiing and beginning scuba instruction. Additionally, there are family boat trips daily, freshly prepared baby food available in the main restaurant and a children’s buffet on a table high enough for little hands to reach. There is also an extensive children’s spa treatment menu which includes chocolate facials and mummy and me pedicures. A Family Suite, (one King, two sofa beds) with a garden view, Whirlpool and balcony costs from £168 per night on a B&B basis.
The Westin Resort, Greece
Located in a picturesque nature reserve in a largely undiscovered area of Greece on the Peloponnese, The Westin Resort Costa Navarino has endless sporting and cultural activities on offer. The resort has its own water park, bowling alley complete with American diner and race cart track. For eco-education, the children can spot Wildlife at the beautiful Gialova lagoon, visit a famous waterfall, learn about local flora and fauna at the interactive museum Natura Hall or watch sea turtles lay their eggs on the Dunes beach nearby. Prices start from £3,999 for a family of four for seven nights in a Family Suite on a half-board basis, including flights and transfers with Travelbeam.