A guide to the best baby and toddler friendly hotels in Greece and Cyprus including hotels near the beach and with splash parks. Got anymore recommendations about places to stay in Greece or Cyprus with babies and toddlers? Let me know in the comments below.
#1. Gouves Waterpark Holiday Resort, Crete
The 4* Gouves Waterpark Holiday Resort in Crete is great for babies and toddlers, as it has its own waterpark which guests have unlimited use of. There is a choice of 3 outdoor swimming pools, daily entertainment and the beach is just a short walk away.
There is a promenade running alongside the beach, which is ideal for walking along with the buggy. Family rooms and suites are available. Family suites are ideal if you are looking for somewhere to stay with a separate sleeping area for the little one. They also include ‘extras’ such as a stocked mini fridge upon arrival, access to the Family Suites outdoor pool with a self-service drinks station (10am – 6pm), and the option to have breakfast in the Smile A La Carte restaurant.
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#2. Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso, Kos
The 5* Grecotel Kos Imperial Thalasso hotel is in a stunning location overlooking the beach. Toddlers will love splashing around in the swimming pool and lazy river before heading to the playground with swings, see saws, slides and a climbing frame. The Kids Club is called Greocland and is for children aged 3+ where they can do arts and crafts, play games and listen to stories. Adults can get some me time and relax in the Thalasso Spa.
Family rooms and bungalows are available. Some of the Family bungalows even have their own private pool.
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#3. Sun Beach Resort, Rhodes
The Sun Beach Resort in Rhodes is located right on the beach, and is perfect for an action packed holiday in Greece with a toddler. There are 5 swimming pools, 3 playgrounds, an indoor soft play area and a Kids Club for children aged 3+. The beach is a mixture of sands and pebbles and the resort of Ialyssos is a short walk away. Family rooms are available.
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#4. Labranda Sandy Beach, Corfu
The Labranda Sandy Beach is on the beachfront and is a short walk from the resort centre of St George South with its bars and restaurants. There are 4 swimming pools, a playground, stunning gardens and a busy entertainment schedule.
The hotel is also close to Agios Georgios Beach which has a blue flag and a beautiful cove with clean, clear water. There are 4 hotel restaurants and an excellent All Inclusive package.
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#5. Olympic Lagoon – Cyprus
The 5* luxury beachfront hotel is popular with families with babies and toddlers. There are 2 outdoor children’s pools, including a freshwater pool with slides, and an indoor pool.
There is a Creche for babies aged 6 months+ with a soft play area, books and toys and fully qualified staff to look after them.
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#6. Sani Beach – Halkidiki
The Sani Resort in Halidiki Greece is a 5* child friendly resort with a range of different accommodation options including a hotel and apartments. It is set on a 1000 acre eco reserve surrounded by forests, olive groves and a stunning sandy beach.
There are great facilities for toddlers including a playground, multiple children’s swimming pools, children’s dining and Babe Watch Nannies who keep an eye on the children on the beach if you want to take a dip!
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#7. The Almrya Hotel – Cyprus
The Almrya Hotel in Cyprus is renowned for providing excellent facilities for babies and toddlers.
There is a specially designed children’s swimming pool which is shaded by an awning to protect them from the sun on hot days. There is also a ‘Baby Go Lightly’ service which lets parents’ pre order essentials such as potties, high chairs, prams, sterilisers and even crayons, colouring books, books and children’s DVDs.
There is an indoor playroom and an outdoor playground, as well as a crèche which you can book when you arrive (extra cost).
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#8. Atki Beach Village Resort, Cyprus
The Atki Beach Resort is set amidst large tropical gardens and is just steps away from the beach. There are 7 outdoor swimming pools, including 4 children’s pools, and 2 kids clubs including one which is available for babies (May – Oct only). Toddlers will also love the little playground at the hotel.
The Atki Beach has a fantastic All Inclusive Plus programme which offers a buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hour snacks and drinks, alcoholic drinks and special themed dinners.
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#9. The Grecotel Royal Park, Kos
The Grecotel Royal Park is a village style resort in a quiet setting across the road from the beach. There is a swimming pool with waterslides, a playground and of course the sandy beach which is just metres away from the hotel.
There is an excellent All Inclusive package, a daytime and night time entertainment schedule and family rooms which are decorated in an Aegean design.
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#10. Royal Belvedere Hotel, Crete
The best thing about the Royal Belvedere Hotel in Crete is the Olympic sized swimming pool which has got a little waterpark in it with slides and fountains. The hotel also runs a shuttle bus to the nearby Star Beach Waterpark. If you can drag yourself away from the pool, the beach is just a 10 – 15 minute walk away past olive, lemon and palm trees.
The hotel has a busy entertainment schedule which includes bingo, shows, games and arts and crafts. Family rooms are available, and the All Inclusive option is great value if you don’t want to think about cooking on holiday.
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#11. The Roda Beach Resort & Spa
The impressive Roda Beach Resort & Spa is set on the beach just outside the resort of Roda. There are 3 outdoor swimming pools with waterslides for little ones, a playground and the beach on its doorstep. Roda Beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and has clear, shallow waters, white sand and lots of snack bars.
Family rooms are available and some of them have private pools. All Inclusive is available, and families can eat at one of the 6 restaurants onsite.
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#12. Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Cyprus
The Coral Beach Hotel & Resort is a luxury hotel in a beachfront location in the popular resort of Coral Bay in Cyprus. With views over the landscapes gardens and beach, this hotel has excellent facilities for babies and toddlers including swimming pools, waterslides and a playground. There is a Creche for babies aged 3 months+. Parents can escape to the Spa, or take part in a fitness class at the hotel.
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#13. Parklane Luxury Resort & Spa
This brand new resort opens in Summer 2019 promising an unrivalled beachfront location in Limassol. The resort oozes luxury with 3 outdoor swimming pools, luxury rooms and excellent restaurants. There are 3 children’s swimming pools, a playground and a Creche for children aged 6 months – 2 years with a soft play area. Children aged 3+ can go to the Princess and Pirate Kids Park to play games and do arts and crafts.
Parents have not been forgotten at this luxury resort, and there is a Spa offering beauty treatments and massages as well as an air conditioned gym with exercise classes. There is a range of rooms at the hotel, including the exclusive 1 bedroom Park Suite with private pool.
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#14. Louis Creta Princess – Crete
Families looking for a great baby and toddler friendly hotel in Greece should definitely look at the Louis Creta Princess in Crete. There are loads of facilities for little ones including waterslides, 2 splash pools (one for toddlers and one for children a little older), and big waterslides for adults and older children.
There are 2 playgrounds including a huge pirate ship adventure playground on the beach. The hotel is located on the beach (a little pebbly, but still good for paddling) and has beautiful views. Processco and ice cream is included for guests staying on an All Inclusive basis.
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#15. Holiday Village Aliathon – Cyprus
The hugely popular Holiday Village Aliathon is home to Cyprus’ biggest swimming pool, a splash park and the rocky beach is just a 5 minute walk away. Swimming lessons are available for children aged 3+.
There is a playground for under 6’s, mini football, bike hire and a packed entertainment schedule. Families of 5 will like the larger rooms which are available for bigger families – and there are also swim up rooms and family suites with a Kids’ Den available. The Family suites have a kitchenette, fridge and microwave so are ideal for preparing small snacks.
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#16. Blue Lagoon Village – Kos
This hugely popular village style resort gets a big thumbs up from parents looking for a baby and toddler friendly hotel in Greece. The resort overlooks the Aegean Sea and a sandy beach, and has a huge outdoor swimming pool and Adventure Land splash park with waterslides. There are height restrictions on some of the slides, and the yellow one is just for children aged 5+.
There is also a soft play area and playground in case you can tear them away from the pool.
There are a range of rooms at the Blue Lagoon Village including large family rooms which sleep 5 and swim up rooms. Don’t miss a trip to the gelateria which serves ice cream, crepes and waffles!
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#17. TUI Family Life Lagoon Princess – Halkidiki
This 5* hotel is situated on the stunning peninsula of Halkidiki. This resort has remained relatively off the radar for tourists until now, but is well worth a visit if you want amazing beaches and warm sunshine.
There are 4 outdoor swimming pools including a Baby Pool, as well as an indoor pool in case you want to escape the sun for a bit. There is also a shaded pool for little ones with waterslides and fountains to splash around in.
This hotel is great for families with babies. There is a Baby Club crèche, dedicated Parent and Toddler sessions including activities like singing and storytelling and an air conditioned Baby Lounge where you can meet other parents and use the changing and feeding facilities. Baby equipment can be hired too.
The hotel is relatively new so the rooms are fresh and modern. All have WIFI and swim up rooms and Family Suites are available.
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18. Holiday Village Rhodes
This 5 hotel is amazing for families with babies and toddlers. Life revolves around one of the many pools at the hotel – there are 4 outdoor pools, 1 indoor pool and a Kids Pool with a pirate ship, waterslide and adventure park. Children aged 3+ can also learn to swim with lessons run by ASA qualified instructors.
There is a dedicated playground for children aged under 6, and a busy entertainment programme throughout the day and evening. Kids aged 3+ can go to the Kids Club.
Rooms are located in three separate zones Activity, Relax and Deluxe and come with a queen-size bed and balcony or terrace. Double and family rooms are available in the Activity and Relax areas and come with a mini-fridge and satellite TV. Swim up rooms and Family suites are available too.
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#19. Louis Phaethon Hotel – Cyprus
This 3* hotel is located just outside the town of Paphos in Cyprus. There is a rocky beach outside the hotel and the harbour is a 10 minute bus ride away. Toddlers will love the 2 massive swimming pools and waterparks with 6 slides that children of all ages can use. Babies will love the Baby Pool, and there is also a Splash Park too.
There is a Kiddie World playground for children aged 3 – 8, and another playground with a pirate ship, climbing frame, slides and baby swings in it. The Kids Club is for children aged 3+ but there is also a Kids Cinema and Family World Centre with facilities for younger children.
Baby equipment can be hired, and there is also a special baby room with changing facilities and toys. Family rooms with a separate bedroom and balcony are available.
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#20. Alykanas Beach Hotel – Zante
The 4* Alykanas Beach Hotel is close to a sandy beach and just a 5 minute walk to Alykanas with its tavernas and shops.
There is a splash park for children aged 5+ with loads of slides and a Children’s pool for lots of little ones. Toddlers will also love the soft play, playground and mini disco! Babies are well catered for at the Alykanas Beach Hotel – there is a Baby Club which organises activities (payable extra) and lends out equipment to parents.
The Alykanas Beach Hotel has spacious family apartments – some of which have 2 bedrooms. All rooms have a balcony or terrace, air con, TV and WI-FI.
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#21. Holiday Village – Kos
Right on the beach, the Holiday Village Kos has an American diner, kids Splash Park and is just 1km away from Marmari Village.
There are 3 massive swimming pools, including a massive lake style one and an activity pool. Toddlers will love the Splash Park with its tipping buckets, fountains, slides and sprays. There are help-yourself drinks stations dotted around the gardens which makes it easy to keep little ones cool.
Away from the pool, there is a special playground for under 6’s and a packed entertainment schedule. The Kids Club is for childen aged 3+.
The rooms at the Holiday Village are bright and stylish. For extra space you can book a family room and opt for a duplex or partition which separates the double bed from the singles.
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#22. TUI Family Life Creta Paradise – Crete
The TUI Family Life Creta Paradise has a village style theme, and a beach front location. There are swim up rooms, as well as Family suites with private pools. All rooms are bright and stylish with an LCD TV and air con.
There are 2 outdoor Kids pools and a quiet pool for Adults only.
The TUI Family Life Creta Paradise is particularly good for families with babies. There is an air con Baby Lounge which is open all day providing a peaceful area to meet other parents, and use the facilities especially for babies. There is also a BabyClub creche for babies aged 0-3 which has fully trained staff and lots of toys for babies and toddlers.
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