Holidays in Halkidiki, Greece
Located in the northern part of Greece is the amazing vacation resort of Halkidiki. Rich in natural beauty, it is a favourite of visitors from Greece and abroad. Halkidiki comprises of a mainland region and 3 peninsulas: Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos (Agio Oros). All 3 peninsulas have common characteristics, such as lush hillsides, dazzling sandy beaches, significant historical sites, and picturesque mountain and seaside villages
The Sithonia peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece, is the ideal vacation spot for those who want to spend their time on superb beaches, soaking up the sun and swimming in the crystal-clear sea.
Upon entering the Sithonia peninsula from the western side, you will come across the beaches of Kortessa, Lagada and the lovely Halkidiki beaches of Nikiti, which are situated beneath verdant hills.
After Nikiti, there is a long stretch of sand that curves into coves, creating small, breathtaking beaches with azure waters, including the Sithonia beaches of Kastri, Agios Ioannis, Koviou, Kalogria, Spathies and Elia.
Traveling towards the holiday resort of Neos Marmaras, you will find the beaches of Tripotamos and Paradissos (meaning heaven), which does justice to its name. The beaches in Neos Marmaras are beautiful, lined with trees and resting next to beach bars and restaurants.
On the southwestern side of Sithonia, Halkidiki, there are the beaches of Diaporti, Azapiko and Toroni, which is long, sandy and has very clean waters. In Porto Koufo, visitors can swim in a sheltered bay area.
Located in the southeastern coast is the stunning beach of Kalamitsi, which is actually a series of smaller golden sandy beaches with dazzling waters. Traveling northwards on the eastern side is the bay area of Sykia, with its charming beaches; Kriaritsi, Klimataria, Linaraki and Agrida.
Sarti Beach, Platanitsi Beach and Achlada Beach are splendid, with soft sands, pine trees, water sports facilities and beach bars. The famous Kavourotripes Beach is the most stunning of all Sithonia Beaches, as it has turquoise waters and unique rocky formations. The wonderful beach of Armenistis is located among a lush pine-forested area.
There are several lovely Sithonia beaches along the northeastern coast, such as the beaches of Zografou, Lankara and Karydi. The settlement of Vourvourou offers some very impressive verdant beaches, with coves and pool-like waters.
While on holidays in Halkidiki, the unique Cave of Petralona with the numerous stalactites and stalagmites is the first sight you must visit. It is the most important cave with paleontological interest. Here was discovered the human skeleton of 700.000 years age which indicates that the first human who lived in Greece and in Europe has lived in Halkidiki.
Ancient Stagira is one more station, birthplace of the greatest Greek philosopher Aristotle. The statue of Aristotle and many ancient towers are situated at the west part of the village.
Arnea, one of the most picturesque villages of north Halkidiki, where in a distance of 3km of its settlement were located, wrecks of civilization which many connect with the city "Arne" referred by the historical Thoukididis.
Agio Oros (Holy Mountain), the Monastic community of Orthodoxy is situated on Mount Athos, at the third peninsula of Halkidiki and it is only 61km away from our hotel complex. It is one of the most remarkable sights of Greece with the originality of monastic life and the unique monuments of Middle Age of excellent architecture.