Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, Kyllini, Peloponnese

Set on a 500-acre wood estate along 2 km sandy Peloponnesian beach with shallow waters, Riviera Olympia is a mega resort which includes three luxury retreats – Mandola Rosa, Olympia Riviera & Aqua Park and Olympia Oasis and Aqua Park. The aristocratic architecture of the resorts combined with an elegant cream and white decor is inspired by the nearby home of the Olympic Games, Ancient Olympia.

New for 2019 are the refreshed Superior Family Guestrooms, which are smartly designed to accommodate a family of five. You can also choose from four types of family accommodation, featuring sliding doors, covered verandas and direct access to a play garden. At Grecotel you can enjoy harmonious indoor and outdoor family summer living. From supervised children's entertainment to a private tour of the hotel, the Grecotel team is at your service for an incomparable stay.

The new 20,000 sq.m. Mega Water Park is the biggest joy for the little ones it is situated within the 40,000 m² Riviera Olympia Activity Park. It is the largest in a Greek resort and without doubt the ultimate experience for the whole family. With Hercules and Olympia, the mascots of Olympia Aqua Park, you can explore Greek mythology as part of the fun. 

The adrenaline-pumping, record-breaking waterslides, rides and aqua towers are just a few of the exciting rides that can be found at the Activity Park. For the sport-lovers, there is an abundance of choice from tennis academy, mini soccer, basketball, archery, mountain biking, horse riding, trekking and paintballing. There really is something for everyone!

And the fun doesn't stop there. The Grecoland Kids Club, designed for all ages, has paddling pools, water slides, boundless sandy beach, open-air playgrounds, watersports and horse riding. Various programme for kids and teens from 4-13+ mean they can enjoy sports, parties and activities whilst parents relax. 

When it comes to dining, Grecotel never fails to impress, particularly at Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park! With the dine around concept, you can choose from a staggering 20 restaurants and bars as well as dining schemes around the clock. Treat yourselves to a fresh crepe on the beach at Olympia Oasis or enjoy a sunset drink at Mandola Rose's main terrace. And from 11:00 to 17:00 kids can eat as much and as often as they like in the “Tasty Corner” for free!

Designed like a complex of Greek temples, the 4,500 sq.m. Elixir Thalassotherapy Centre, is inspired by nearby ancient Olympia. As well as Ayurveda and open-air massages the spa has many unique facilities such as the Aqua Elixir Thalasso Pool with a wild-water corridor, cannons and bubble seats and a juice bar! The list goes on with open-air whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and more.

For more information, visit rivieraolympia.com

Club Marine Palace & Suites, All-Inclusive Resort, Crete

Mirroring a traditional Cretan village, Club Marine Palace & Suites offers a unique island-style village experience. The all-inclusive resort is next to the idyllic traditional fishing village of Panormo and features clusters of colourful bungalows.

Designed with families in mind, Club Marine Palace & Suites has a myriad of unbeatable family accommodation. From spacious family suites with sea view verandas to affordable family-sized rooms and bungalows with separate children's room. A stay at Grecotel is an exclusive experience with services like pre-arrival request service and guest relations. The team is always on hand to ensure your holiday is the best it can be! 

At Marine Palace's Aqua Park, a frenzy of 6,000 s.q.m. of excitement, kids can enjoy the fun-tastic aqua tower with 100 aqua games in a 1000 m² children's splash area. The Aqua Park's multi-level play structure includes waterfalls, jets, slides and a water volcano. And water play doesn't end there - windsurfing, pedal boats, canoes, banana boats and jet-skis are on the cards! Children, teenagers and adults can all go on a diving course too.

With kids clubs for 4-12 year-olds and 13-16 year-olds, open-air playgrounds, paddling and exotic pools and shallow waters, Club Marine Palace & Suites is a family dream come true. Even travelling with babies is no longer a hassle with GrecoBaby Equipment for 0-3 year-olds.

When it comes to activities and entertainment for the whole family, the options are endless. Animal-lovers can visit the mini replica of Noah's Ark, a beautiful zoo in the park, or the Cretaquarium. Those with bundles of energy can let loose with tennis, golf and bike rides.

Club Marine Palace & Suites is a foodie-heaven with unlimited all-inclusive dining options from a selection of 5 international restaurants and 7 bars. For kids' there is a special fresh buffet, children's menus, home-made treats and early seating options.

For ultimate pampering, the Elixir Thalasso Spa is waiting for you. Choose from a wide range of treatments, then relax in the Thalasso pool, jacuzzi, sauna. Signature treatments are inspired by ancient beauty secrets and wellness regimens - a great insight into the Greek holistic approach.

For more information, visit clubmarinepalace.com