Press articles


“Here, daily activities are chalked onto the blackboard, but there are no rotas or signing-in as the Club seems to operate on the carefree basis of just turning up. “

Conde Nast Traveller | March 2018

“Zakynthos, or Zante, has shrugged off its reputation as a destination for lads on tour (as long as you avoid Lagana) by rebranding itself as Greece’s greenest island. It’s not just the emerald hills sliding into the electric blue Ionian:…

The Sunday Times 50 Hot Villas | February 2018

“Love villas, hate the lack of organised activities? Halcyon is your answer: it’s less than 10 minutes from the Peligoni Club, a Brit-run beach bar and watersports centre that has kids’ clubs, a tennis court and teen-only watersports and events….

The Scottish Sunday Times 2018

“Kids’ clubs have upped the ante…Here we round up seven of the best.”

Brides Venue Guide 2018

“Fancy a Champagne breakfast on Shipwreck beach to start the day in style? Or a sunset boat ride along the coast before a blow-out pool party in your villa? Consider it done.”

The Daily Telegraph 2018

“An established favourite with teenagers..”

Red Magazine January 2018

“I’ve never been on a holiday before that so perfectly caters to every member of our family, or one that leaves us so happy.”

Smallish Magazine March 2017

“One evening, we watched the sunrise from the deck of the Peligoni’s beautiful yacht, Odyssey. On another, a chef came up to our villa and made us the most mouth-watering lamb ratatouille. Every morning I loved the peace of swimming…

The Daily Telegraph June 2017

“This is where parents can retreat while their offspring learn to paddle board and flirt over yard-long pizzas and mocktails.”

Elle Magazine March 2017

“…a slick, smoothly run, small-scale luxury escape with an airy and open atmosphere.”

Tatler February 2017

“Peligoni is genuinely laid-back – it gives me back an old, long-forgotten definition of ‘holiday’

The Daily Telegraph January 2017

“Thanks mum this place is ‘super chilled’.“

The Sunday Times April 2016

“It’s thrilling, it’s fun, it’s family-friendly – and it’s exclusive.”

Little London April/May 2016

“And so teens don’t miss out on studying for exams, the club has a team of tutors on hand, while you kick back on the beach.”

Harper’s Bazaar April 2016

“By night, the villa took on a cinematic quality; a sunset washed idyll that could have been the setting for a languid Mediterranean thriller..”

The Sunday Times February 2016

“A world away from the sunburn-and-sangria resorts in southern Zakynthos.”

The Telegraph September 2015

Sir Chris Hoy “The island was a fantastic place for a relaxed family break”