Parga Beach Resort, Greece: a culinary treat for the whole family
Situated on the idyllic west coast of Greece, this luxury resort has effortlessly answered the disillusioned cries of travelling parents by offering a chic beach front family friendly hotel, where gastronomic delights still take centre stage.
Parga Beach Resort review
Rooms and facilities
The extensive grounds are without doubt a botanical feast for the senses, all the rooms and suites are carefully scattered between vibrantly blooming flora and centuries old olive trees. So abundant and lush is the greenery, you will be surprised to discover there are over a hundred rooms hidden away in the resort. With contemporary chic interiors complete with stylish nods to their Mediterranean heritage throughout, each room is laid out with families in mind. Many suites also feature the added bonus of a private pool, perfect for an early morning dip.
Avoiding the dreaded ‘mega-pool’ favoured by many family orientated resorts, Parga Beach resorts has four smaller pools nestled within their verdant gardens. Each pool has a different feel, some a little rowdier for the kids and some very grown up and chilled, offering something for everyone. Indoor and outdoor playgrounds ensure no one will be getting bored during your stay, plus there’s the Blossom Wellness Center for all your more tranquil grown up indulgences.
Food and drink
Local cuisine is very much at the heart of the Parga Beach hotel, so guests can take the time to sip and savour the best that this abundant region has to offer. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff are always on hand to offer insight into local producers and thoughtful recommendations considering your preferences. Lunchtimes are to be savoured at the Thalasso restaurant; take refuge from the midday heat and slowly work your way through their extensive mezze selection paired with a crisp local white wine.
This season sees the opening of their new beach front restaurant Alselea, complete with an a la carte menu focusing on premium modern Greek cuisine. It’s perfect for a special occasion and importantly included in their hassle free ‘Ultra All Inclusive’ option. Visitors can enjoy a truly memorable meal in an unforgettable open air setting. Time your reservation for sun set for the extra wow factor (if the kids can wait that long!)
What to do nearby
From its prime position directly on the desirable blue flag awarded Valtos beach, Parga town is a short scenic water taxi ride away. With regular departures straight from the beach for 2 euros per person and no pre-booking required, venturing off the resort is a breeze.
In Parga town you will find a treasure trove of craft shops hidden along cobbled streets. Look out for wafty linens to complete your holiday wardrobe and handmade leather goods that make for great gifts. Plus, there’s a plethora of tavernas in the harbour and tourist excursions up into the mountains, on very adorable mini-trains – another sure fire hit with your smaller companions.
A feasting family holiday with no comprise on luxury
Rooms at Parga Beach Resort start from £235 per night on an all-inclusive basis
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