Crete was declared the most friendly family destination in Europe for holiday by the sea by the Family Beach Index index prepared by the travel company On The Beach.

The researchers looked at the average air temperature, average sea temperature, the number of family attractions, and the average cost for a four-member family in 50 resorts in eight countries.

Based on the data they collected, they found that Crete has the largest number of family attractions (10) and has high daily temperatures during spring and summer.

Costa Blanca in Spain won second place in the list and Cyprus on the third.

In detail the list:

1. Crete

2. Costa Bars, Spain

3. Cyprus

4. Costa Brava, Spain

5. Costa Dorada, Spain

6. Mallorca, Spain

7. Malta

8. Corfu

9. Sardinia, Italy

10. Costa de la Luz, Spain

11. Alanya, Turkey

12. Gran Canaria, Spain

13. Algarve, Portugal

14. Marmaris, Turkey

15. Costa del Sol, Spain