Looking for the perfect destination for your upcoming Easter holidays? Look no further. Below is a curated a selection of destinations that cater to every traveler’s taste. Explore these enticing destinations and start planning your unforgettable Easter and summer vacations.

By Car

Accessible by car and with beaches by practically every roadside, Kalamata, in the Peloponnese province, beckons visitors year-round. Just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Athens, it offers family-friendly hotels and rental homes aplenty. Its sandy coastline is adorned with beach bars and loungers, yet there’s ample room for your own setup. Kids can enjoy various water activities, while nearby beaches and villages like await exploration.

The small harbor-town of Marmari, located in southern Evia, is easily reached via ferry from the port of Rafina, due east of Athens, or by driving more than three hours from the Greek capital. This serene destination has long been praised by National Geographic and boasts the Megali Ammos beach, ideal for kite surfers and families alike. Explore quaint taverns and fish eateries at its quay.

Heading to Northern Greece, verdant Halkidiki prefecture is a well-known must-visit destination. Just an hour from Thessaloniki or at least six hours from Athens, depending on which of the promontories (Kassadra and Sithonia) you choose. Known for its family-friendly beaches, all-inclusive hotels and abundant dining options, it offers attractions like water slides and playgrounds. Explore spots like Kallithea, Neos Marmaras, Kavourotrypes ( Kavourotripes), and Nikiti’s Pine Village. Whether you prefer day trips or beachside relaxation, Halkidiki has something for everyone.

Preveza, in northwestern Greece, is a favorite destination with Greece’s longest beach just north of the city and vibrant dining scene. Its charming streets and lively marina draw visitors of all ages, while its proximity to Parga and Syvota makes it ideal for exploration. For older kids, adventures await at the Acheron River for rafting and hiking. Nearby Lefkada, just a half-hour drive away, offers swimming and dining options, making it a must-visit for families.

By Ferry

The Cycladic island of Syros is a top choice for families, just two hours away by fast ferry. Its picturesque port welcomes visitors to seaside accommodations. The capital of Ermoupoli offers culinary delights, while village taverns are worth exploring. The beaches are calm and child-friendly, with sandy shores and shallow waters. You’ll find ample space for your own umbrella and ramps for disability access at most beaches.

In just 1.5 hours from Piraeus, Andros awaits, an off-the-beaten-track Cycladic island catering to visitors looking for a quiet getaway. The village of Batsi has ample accommodations and proximity to popular beaches like Agios Petros and Chrissi Ammos. The main town is perfect for leisurely strolls and tranquil mornings.

Heading to the Ionian Islands, Cephalonia beckons for family getaways. Just 1.5 hours from Kyllini, it’s brimming with accommodations, dining, activities and stunning beaches. Children will delight in Xi Beach’s natural clay cliffs, while the beauty of Assos and its charming houses captivates all.

Nature lovers adore Skopelos, in the west-central Aegean, famed for its tranquility and as the backdrop for the Hollywood movie “Mamma Mia!” Accessible by ferry, it’s about 3.5 hours from Volos or under 1.5 hours from Mantoudi in northern Evia. With azure beaches and serene surroundings, it’s perfect for families.