The Greek islands are perfection for family villa holidays. But which island to choose from such a vast archipelago?

1/5 Kassiopi, North East Corfu

If you feel like exploring, Corfu’s northeast coast is famously good for secret coves, and hidden bays. But you’ll find water sports and fun kids’ activities on long and sandy Kalamionas Beach, just a short walk from Kassiopi town centre.

  • Kassiopi Castle – fun to ramble round, great for sea views.
  • Hydropolis Waterpark – 15 minutes’ drive west of Kassiopi.
  • Rodas – lively beach resort, 20 minutes’ drive west of Kassiopi.
  • Sidari – Corfu’s best known holiday resort, 30 minutes west of Kassiopi.
  • Corfu Town – historic island capital, an hour’s drive south of Kassiopi.

Villa Las, Kelia

Sleeps up to eight. From £2,828  for seven nights

Contemporary Villa Las sits overlooking the sea in the tiny hamlet of Kelia, less than two kilometres from Kassiopi.

Beautifully designed to make the most of Corfu’s gorgeous weather, it has an infinity pool, sunny terrace and fantastic views. Three en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor are ideal for younger children and the upstairs master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.

| sleeps up to eight | four bedrooms, four bathrooms | private infinity pool, sun terrace, open sea views | outdoor dining room, al fresco living room, sheltered sun pergola | satellite TV, WIFI, iPod dock | aircon in all bedrooms | welcome pack, pool towels | maid service |

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Kalamaki Bay House, Kassiopi

Sleeps up to 10. From £3,504 for seven nights

Less than a kilometre from Kalamaki Beach, this lovely waterfront villa overlooks the sea, with views towards the distant mountains of Albania.

From its subtle paint colours, and rustic-chic wooden furniture to the sleek kitchen and elegant master bedroom with its own terrace, relaxed luxury is the theme in Kalamaki Bay House. The large, private infinity pool is surrounded by a sun terrace. There’s a charming outdoor dining room, and the villa also has a media room with a library of books, DVDs and X-Box 360 games.

| sleeps up to 10 | five bedrooms, two bathrooms, three shower rooms | large, private infinity pool, sun terrace overlooking Kalamaki Bay | outdoor dining room, built-in barbecue | media room with flat screen TV, DVD player, X-Box 360 | aircon throughout villa | welcome pack, bathrobes, toiletries | breakfast cook, maid service, concierge service |

Find out more about Kalamaki Bay House in north east Corfu