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Cheap Family Holiday Inspiration: Crete

Cheap Family Holiday Inspiration: Crete

As you know, the family and I love visiting Greece. Stoupa, on the southern Peloponnese peninsula, is one of our favourite holiday destinations, and this summer we’re hoping to explore even further: in Crete! Friends of ours have had unforgettable family holidays on this gorgeous […]

5 of the Best Resorts in Crete for Families 2019

5 of the Best Resorts in Crete for Families 2019

5 of the Best resorts in Crete for Families – We love Greece and spend a lot of time in Stoupa in the Peloponnese, but next year are planning to visit Crete.  I have been researching some of the best places for Crete family holidays […]

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites in the Peloponnese, Greece

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites in the Peloponnese, Greece

Bassa Maina Villas and Suites –Greece’s southern Peloponnese is better than ever with Bassa Maina Villas and Suites – a 4* boutique hotel tucked into the rolling countryside ofMani. From its rugged mountain surrounds to the exceptional services and amenities, here’s why everybody loves it […]

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese 2019

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese 2019

Amazing 5 Star Luxury Hotels Peloponnese – we have been regular visitors to the Peloponnese since before the children were born and we love it so much we bought our own house there in Stoupa.  I take a keen interest in all the new luxury […]

Stoupa Holidays – a Family Beach Holiday in Stoupa Greece

Stoupa Holidays – a Family Beach Holiday in Stoupa Greece

Stoupa holidays – a family beach holiday in Stoupa Greece.  We visit Stoupa Greece every year and stay at Villa Serendipity, it’s a large village on the Mani Peninsula, in the Peloponnese. It’s part of mainland Greece, about three and a half hours South of […]

5 Reasons to Visit Paros

5 Reasons to Visit Paros

Paros is an island in the Aegean Sea that may not be as popular as other islands in the region. We usually think of Mykonos and Santorini when talking about islands in the area, mainly because they are very popular among international travellers. However, that […]

The Caves of Diros at Pyrgos Dirou in the Peloponnese, Greece

The Caves of Diros at Pyrgos Dirou in the Peloponnese, Greece

The Peloponnese region of Greece is truly stunning, with many historic and beautiful places to visit. If you are in the area and fancy something different, then do consider the Caves of Diros (also known as Pyrgos Dirou) for a great family day out with […]

A Guide to the Best Restaurants in Stoupa, Greece

A Guide to the Best Restaurants in Stoupa, Greece

Restaurants in Stoupa, Greece – I have not visited every restaurant or taverna in Stoupa (as yet!) but here are some of our favourites!  You can click through to full reviews with food photos too.  We go every year so I will try and review […]

Bar 360 – Spectacular Views over Stoupa, Greece

Bar 360 – Spectacular Views over Stoupa, Greece

Bar 360 is a fabulous place in Stoupa and easily missed.  (The door is to the left as you go up the little winding road heading up from Pefko).  We visited at Easter this year and I was entranced by the beautiful views of both […]

Pefko – Greek Taverna Restaurant in Stoupa, Greece

Pefko – Greek Taverna Restaurant in Stoupa, Greece

Pefko can be found at the end of Stoupa beach opposite Akrogiali. It’s laid out over various terraces with stunning seaviews. Ideal on an evening to watch the sunset before the vista fades into soft lilacs and greys as night falls. The restaurant owner, Elias […]