Learning to sail at Neilson's Baia dei Mora Beachclub
Learning to sail at Neilson's Baia dei Mora Beachclub

Best Family Holidays with Water-sports Lessons

Family holidays including sailing, wind-surfing, diving and/or other water-sports tuition for adults and kids alike are increasingly popular - they’re a great way for all the family to embrace new challenges while making the most of being by the sea. We’ve shared our hand-picked recommendations for resorts and holiday villages where learning water sports is all part of the fun, whether it’s as part of your package or at extra charge.

Our hand-picked selection

Paleros Beach Resort

Greece
On mainland Greece, this baby- through to teen-friendly resort offers activities, water sports and childcare within a 5-star complex.

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PGL Little Canada

Isle of Wight
Perfect for watersports, this family activity centre has its very own creek.

Club Med Gregolimano

Euboea
An all-inclusive resort on a white-sand beach, with free activities ranging from waterskiing to flying trapeze.

Neilson Baia dei Mori Beachclub

Sardinia
A fabulous property in an unspoilt region of Sardinia, well suited to active family holidays with all ages; cycling and watersports are included.

Sani Club

Halkidiki
Located in Halkidiki, this family resort is set on private white sands with family activities and free children's clubs for 6 months to 16 years.

Martinhal Cascais

Lisbon
A chic modern family resort close to the Portuguese capital, with childcare from 6 months to 17 years and lots of organised excursions.

Center Parcs De Eemhof

North Holland
A classic holiday park with lake watersports, an indoor waterpark and its own farm, well placed for day trips to Amsterdam.

Daios Cove

Crete
A super-luxurious resort including suites and villas, a private beach, a seawater infinity pool, yoga and Pilates, and watersports.

Vassiliki Beach Resort

Greece
Relaxing beach break or active holiday at this resort on Lefkada in Greece; free watersports and land-based activities, free tuition and free kids club.

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