All that’s needed for a perfect day at the beach, this sparkling island in the heart of the Med is one of the biggest Greek islands and likes to show off. Naxos is the jewel of the Cyclades where the picture postcard white powder sands and crystal-clear seas is heaven every-day. This place rarely gets busy so it’s easy family time where the kids can explore with no limits and discover the underwater world from snorkelling in the shallows to diving in the deeps. Pack a bag, grab the sun-cream and you are perfectly set.
Our top tips wouldn’t be complete if it didn’t include cool surfing kids-style. Byron Bay in Australia is our favourite coastal classic with its year-round bikini weather and hippy freestyle vibes. Go for the chilled-out living where kids can run free and the rules are no rules!The waves here role softly into shore so grab a board, book a session with the expert resident pros and you’ll soon be catching the perfect wave – Surfs Up!
One of the most beautiful and natural swim spots in Europe, Lake Annecy will challenge even the most active kids, with open water swimming across the epic lake, chilling on a pedalo or perfecting new wind-surfing skills. With a backdrop of the awesome snow-topped Aravis Mountains, Europe’s cleanest lake is never closed but as the temperatures dip swop bikinis for rashies…this is the closest you will feel to swimming in the wild.
Discovering a swim spot on a tropical island doesn’t get more exciting than clambering up a rock face to get there! Hidden inland away from the Mauritian golden beaches, find one of mother nature’s best water secrets at the Tamarind Falls – a paradise of cascading waterfalls encased in a verdant green forest. Grab swim shorts and bikinis, tread lightly on your way up and let the kids be free in the natural watery treasures of the forest.