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Halkidiki

Golden sands and tranquil crystal-clear waters are Halkidiki’s bread and butter. Tourists come flocking to the beaches, acclaimed as some of the best not only in Greece but the world. Found in the north of the country, you can expect endless days of sunshine and uninterrupted heat when indulging in a luxury holiday here.
 
Watersports are also a big deal in the area, so if you’ve always wanted to scuba dive and snorkel, now’s your chance! However, it’s not all fun in the sun as the area has a host of bars and nightclubs that will keep all party animals satisfied, especially in the vibrant towns of Thessaloniki and Kassandra.
 
If you’re a lover of fine architecture too, the area boasts many monasteries, ancient sites and archaic towers to admire, especially in Ouranoupolis. Alternatively head to the beach resort of Sani and marvel the yachts for additional lashings of luxury during your stay.
 
Food-wise, authentic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine is top of the menu, with many eateries serving regional-fresh produce and organic vegetables. From rooftop restaurants to cosy cafés, wherever you decide to dine, you can expect the perfect setting for a date night and a family meal.
 
The same serenity can be found in many of the five-star resorts in Halkidiki. Encompassing the meaning of rest and relaxation from the moment you step into the hotel lobby, you’ll be feeling calm and at one with yourself even before you set your bags down. Contemporary décor can be found in the majority, with terraces and private pools often coming as standard. Add to this, award-winning spas, Michelin-star menus and a wealth of leisure facilities that will keep even the little ones entertained, and you have the perfect luxury holiday for both couples wanting a romantic retreat or families in the need of adventure.
 
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Halkidiki is well-known for its stunning beaches and panoramic waters. To find your perfect hotel for the ideal Grecian holiday, call one of our knowledgeable travel advisors now.
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Good to know

  • Time difference: UTC + 2
  • Capital: Polygyros
  • Currency: EUR
  • Nearest Airport: Thessaloniki International Airport

Best Time To Travel

Average Temperatures
Jan: 9°c   Feb: 9°c   Mar: 12°c  
Apr: 15°c   May: 19°c   Jun: 23°c  
Jul: 26°c   Aug: 25°c   Sep: 23°c  
Oct: 19°c   Nov: 14°c   Dec: 11°c  

Location

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Halkidiki in a Nutshell

  • Wonderful stretches of golden white sands and cerulean waters make Halkidiki a delightful location for beach lovers and sun worshippers wanting to top up their tan.
     
  • If travelling to Nikiti, Kalogria Beach is a must for travellers after a more secluded option. Embrace a romantic evening and take a stroll along the shore, marvelling in the magnificent sunset that can only be found this side of Greece.
     
  • Lagomandra Beach is a top choice for adrenaline-junkies wanting a few thrills thanks to the area being great for all watersports but especially snorkelling due to the clear waters and abundance of tropical marine life that call this place home.
     
  • Mavri Thalassa in Kalamaria is a fantastic restaurant serving an array of fresh seafood and traditional Grecian fare that is bound to satisfy all holiday makers wanting authentic meals in Halkidiki. Whether you fancy prawns, shrimp or salmon, even the most selective of palates can find something they enjoy.
     
  • Alternatively, if you’re staying in Thessaloniki, 7 Thalasses serves wonderful Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by an extensive wine list that makes for a wonderful date night or family meal while in Greece. Private dining is available too in case you’re celebrating something special and the modern interiors assure you have the perfect setting for a memorable evening.
     
Soak Up The Culture
 
  • Found to the west of Mount Katsika, Petralona Cave is a wonderful venue to soak up some Grecian history. Also known as the Cave of the Red Stone, wander through the stalactites and stalagmites, indulge in a guided tour and admire the exhibitions at the anthropological museum. An absolute must for families wanting to explore.
     
  • Many monasteries can be found throughout the area, with Vatopedi and Simonopetra in Agio Oros, both some of the most popular to marvel.
     
  • For some lush greenery, Porto Koufo is perfect. The largest natural harbour in Greece, you can embark on boat tours and cruises as well as trek through the neighbouring mountains and hillside. Explorers will be in their element.
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