“You can’t discover a new land without first losing sight of the shore” as the saying goes, and losing sight of the shore is exactly what some families have in mind for their summer break this year. We’ve found the world's most family-friendly sailing holidays for families who fancy an idyllic break with an aquatic twist. (All prices are based on a family of four).


1/9 7 nights’ Sunsail break, Corfu, Greece, £1,512

A great value deal, Sunsail offer their two-cabin Monohull yacht for just over £1500 at the end of the school holidays. Finish the summer break on a high as you cruise around the classic Greek island of Corfu; start in Gouvia Marina, visit Blue Flag beaches and dine in tranquil harbour villages along the way. Corfu’s Old Town is well worth a visit for its cultural heritage and Venetian architecture, as is Kelami fishing village with its quiet natural cove. You can look forward to visiting Greek mainland ports as well as enjoying some island-hopping so this holiday is a great option for those who want to be on the go.

What: 7 nights’ self-catering boat hire including fuel and itinerary

Where: Corfu, Greece

When: 26 August- 2 September

Price: £1512

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