Activities for kids
AT THE RESORT
An extensive daily programme of activities ensures kids that like to be active will have no time to get bored. Please note some activities are free for Sani guests, others will be offered at an extra charge.
Some of the activities they have on offer include:
Peppa Pig Creche
Infants 4 months to 4 years are in good hands at the Peppa Pig crèche, where UK childcare specialists Worldwide Kids create a fun environment for little ones.
Melissa Mini Club
Children age 4 -11 can take part in fun experiences including face painting, arts & crafts, mini Olympic games on the beach, short excursions, picnics and much more.Parents can enjoy some private time knowing that their kids are being professionally cared for by childcare specialists Worldwide Kids.
Older kids, age 12 -17, can choose from a range of fun activities for teens, such as hip hop classes, DJ-ing and outdoor sports like archery, beach volleyball and mountain biking.
Sani Kids Eco-Activities
Sani Resort is proud of its eco-credentials and encourages guests of all ages to participate in activities related to the natural environment at the resort.Children aged 4 to 11 become little explorers and participate in games, art, observation, storytelling and nature exploration, which are all part of the Sani Explorers Programme: Forest, Birds of Sani and Sea & Sand Dunes.
Sani Football Academy (in Association with Chelsea FC Foundation)
A brand new football academy is available for all those budding footballers. Younger guests can train with the Chelsea FC Foundation, one of the world’s leading football clubs and improve their football skills with professional coaches. Children 4 -16 years are welcome to join the training Monday through Saturday, twice a day (09:30am-11.30am and 05:00pm-07:00pm).
Age Groups: 4-6 years, 7-9 years, 10-12 years, 13-16 years
Sani Marina Sailing Academy (from May to August)
Sani Marina partners with the Nautical Club of Thessaloniki to offer a 9-hour intensive sailing course for beginners of all ages. Lessons are held on dry land and offshore and participants are awarded the accredited “Certificate of Attendance”.
Sailing academy days: Tuesday - Thursday, Friday - Sunday
Timetable: 09:00am – 12:00pm; 01:00pm – 04:00pm and 04:30pm – 07:30pm
Sani Dance Academy (from July to September)
The dance academy is a great opportunity for children to learn how to dance, gain confidence, enhance their creativity and make new friends. Professional instructors teach a range of different dance styles from Latin to hip-hop or modern dance to break-dancing. All teachers hold internationally recognised qualifications. Children 18 months to 18 years are welcome to join the academy. The sessions are offered 5 to 6 days a week depending on the age group.
From June to September baby swimming lessons are offered at the indoor swimming pool at MySpa for toddlers between 6 months and 4 years. The programme consists of 5 x 30 minute sessions and runs from Monday to Friday
A bike rental shop located next to the hotel offers a wide range of adult and children bikes, tricycles and strollers with which to explore the resort. There is much to experience and see!
A fun Mini Disco for children and parents takes place from 7pm-8pm every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.
Beach & Pools
Sani Beach is surrounded by golden beaches with shallow turquoise waters ideal for little ones. Additionally the “Beachbabe” service at the beach provides 30-minutes complimentary childcare, so parents can rest or swim.
There are also several outdoor pools including a family pool and one heated indoor pool. There are experienced lifeguards on duty at pools and beaches for extra security.
A daily must-do is a visit to the great adventure playground right next to the hotel and the Ammos Beach restaurant. Children can improve their climbing skills with several rope bridges, slides, climbing equipment and much more. Great fun!
BEYOND THE RESORT
When visiting the vibrant city of Thessaloniki with kids you cannot miss a visit to the fabulous zoo which is located at one of the highest points of Thessaloniki. Inside the zoo you can also visit the Museum of Natural History, with unique and engaging exhibits that little visitors love. Guaranteed fun for all ages!
Not too far from Thessaloniki is one of the largest European dinosaur exhibitions so a family visit to this park should be on your list! Many hours of entertainment are guaranteed featuring a Mammoth Museum, an Evolution Cave, a Water Life Park, the Mammal Park and much more.
Waterland Theme Park
Open from mid June until end of September this fun water theme park is located in the suburbs of Thessaloniki. It is one of the largest aqua parks in Europe and the only water theme park one can find in Northern Greece and offers a huge range of pools and slides.