A peninsula with wild beauty
Sithonia is a wonderful pine covered region that teems with sandy beaches. Relax beneath the shade of trees backing Elia Beach, escape to little-known Spathies Beach or explore traditional stone villages.
The village of Gerakini is a good choice for families, since it has a wide sandy beach without crowd. Psakoudia and Kalamitsi have very little content, ideal for a quiet vacation close to Serbia and Thessaloniki.
Located in the beautiful beachside village of Gerakini, Sunday Resort comprises 2 villas and is situated on the most magnificent Greek coast, just 75 km from Thessaloniki and 65 km from the nearest airport (SKG). Village center (900 m) offers visitors taverns, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, water sports, car and motorcycle rental, pastry and bakery, souvenir shops, etc.
A beautiful, traditional, stone-built complex located on a large sandy beach, surrounded by pine trees and a palm-lined path alongside the sea, this holiday resort is an ideal option for couples, families, or groups of friends looking for a relaxing stay. The hotel offers a variety of accommodation options, from studios to 3-bedroom apartments, with either a balcony or a terrace, and all the modern amenities you can expect from a luxury holiday.
Sithonia is a great place to visit for family vacations and is a good alternative to the more crowded Kassandra peninsula, but it’s also a popular destination with thrill-seekers. There are many different water sports to choose from, and there are a lot of sandy beaches with reliable sunshine. The area also has plenty of hotels and luxury villas, as well as pay campsites.
If you’re looking for something more exotic, check out the iCamp Max tent village, which is designed to replicate a five-star hotel room without the price tag. The iCamp Max tents are equipped with a kitchen, TV, and other amenities. They also have a private bathroom and shower, so you won’t have to share your space with strangers. Guests can book their accommodations online, and the iCamp Max website updates prices in real-time.
Psakoudia is a small coastal village edging into a long beach that’s lined with seafront bars catering to summer vacationers. Families swim in shallow, turquoise waters and enjoy grilled or baked fish at traditional seaside tavernas. The village’s sandy beach, awarded the blue flag, is complemented by trails leading into a hilly landscape of pine forests and olive groves. The village is a “gateway” to the Sithonia peninsula, and many residents commute to work in local hotels or offer tourist services in the summer.
In the summer, the area is bustling with activity, as tavernas, coffee-shops, and souvenir shops cater to thousands of visitors. You can also find supermarkets, fish markets, popular art’s stores, and a variety of places to shop for local produce and crafts. There are a number of hotels and rooms to rent in the town.
Located on the northern edge of the Sithonia peninsula, Psakoudia is a good place to stay for a family holiday. The beach is a short walk away and has ample space for you to spread out your sunbeds and umbrellas. It is a great alternative to the more crowded beaches in the center of Sithonia, such as Poligiros and Nea Moudania.
The Porto Psakoudia offers a range of apartments in the picturesque resort of Ormylia, just a short stroll from the beach and a few minutes’ drive from a range of restaurants and cafes. The air-conditioned apartments are furnished with a fully equipped kitchen and a flat-screen TV. Some have a balcony with views of the sea. Guests can also relax in the on-site pool, which has free sun loungers and umbrellas. The hotel is also a good base for exploring the surrounding area, with Monastery of Vatopedi and the Caves of Petralona within an easy driving distance.
The small town of Kalamitsi is located on the southern tip of Sithonia and is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire region. The beach stretches out for over 500 meters and is a paradise of fine, almost white sand. It is also a great choice for families with kids because the waters are calm and shallow. There are also a few restaurants and beach bars along the beach, making it easy to enjoy all of the fun that Kalamitsi has to offer.
Despite being a little off the beaten path, Kalamitsi is still a good place to stay in Halkidiki because it offers a lot of different accommodation options. In addition to hotels and villas, you can also find a number of family-friendly camping sites in the area. The Tsitreli Campsite, for example, has a variety of mobile homes and family tents as well as caravan spaces for those looking to stay in luxury.
Another option is to book a room at the Hotel Alexandros, which is located in the heart of the village. The rooms at this hotel are clean and modern and feature a terrace with beautiful views of the sea. The staff at the hotel is friendly and helpful, making it a great place to stay during your visit to Kalamitsi.
Unlike the more popular resorts in Kassandra and Sithonia, Kalamitsi is a quiet and peaceful spot with few tourists. It is a perfect destination for those who want to escape from the crowds of the larger towns and experience a more authentic Greek vacation. There are plenty of hotels and tavernas in the area, including some that specialize in seafood dishes.
The town of Nikiti is a good place to stay on the Sithonia peninsula for both beach holidays and cultural experiences. Located on the northwest corner of Sithonia, it has many accommodations for all budgets and types of travelers. In addition to hotels, Nikiti also offers a variety of activities and attractions that appeal to every traveler.
The most popular activity in Nikiti is swimming and relaxing on the long sandy beach. The beach is backed by pine trees and offers excellent snorkeling opportunities. The water is calm and the sand is soft. Despite being a popular summer resort, the beach does not get very crowded. You can also rent sun beds and umbrellas at the local beach bars.
In the evening, you can stroll around the old part of Nikiti and admire the architecture of the village’s houses. The old village has narrow paved streets and old stone-built houses. It’s also possible to visit the church of Agios Nikitas and the central square with two bars and a homely taverna.
During the day, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. The beach is a long stretch of sandy and pebble beaches that is ideal for families with small children. The waters are warm and clear and you can enjoy the views of the sea in different shades of blue.
The town of Nikiti has a number of cafes and restaurants that serve delicious food. Besides the traditional taverns, you can find a variety of modern restaurants and cafes near the port area. There are several beach bars along the waterfront that are busy in summer. You can also visit the archeological site of Sofronios Basilica, which is an ancient 1600-year-old church that was discovered in 1985.
This coastal village offers a great Greek experience. It has a stunning beach, crystal clear waters, and historical ruins. The village also has a variety of traditional tavernas and restaurants where you can enjoy delicious food. You can also snorkel or scuba dive in the Toroneus Gulf and see the ruins of the ancient city.
The village is quiet and ideal for family vacations. It has all the things you need for a relaxing holiday, including markets, several restaurants and kiosks, toys for children next to the beach, and a playground. The village does not have a central square or pedestrian area, but the taverns and cafes are spread out throughout the village. The beach is not covered with fine sand and there are rocks in the sea, but it is very large and never gets crowded.
If you want to explore the area, there are many hiking trails around Toroni. You can even hike to the ruins of Lecythus Castle. There are also many beautiful views of the bay and sea from the village’s lookouts. The beaches are clean and the water is crystal clear, which makes them perfect for swimming or snorkeling.
The Toroni Beach is one of the best beaches in Sithonia and is a favorite for families with kids. The beach is a long strip of sandy shore with calm sea and transparent blue-green water. It is one of the most awarded beaches in Greece and a great place for sunbathing. It is also very popular for water sports and snorkeling or scuba diving. You can see the remains of docks and stone walls at the bottom of the sea.