Lakitira Beach Resort, Kos.
Lakitira Beach Resort, Kos.

Best Family Holidays with Watersports Lessons

Family holidays including sailing, windsurfing, diving and/or other watersports 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 watersports is all part of the fun, whether it’s as part of your package or at extra charge.

See also our tips on learning to dive with kids.

Our hand-picked selection

Lakitira Beach Resort

Kos
A family resort with excellent childcare and brilliant watersports on Kos.

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.

Surf Hotel Beach Club Vassiliki

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.

Neilson Retreat Beachclub

Epirus
A resort tailor-made for active family holidays, with watersports (best for beginners) and wonderful cycling terrain.

Offer of the week

Plan a midweek break at Legoland® Windsor Resort and receive a free room upgrade worth £60 when you book through Take the Family.

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