Halkidiki has interesting villages, outstanding beauty, and the best and more beautiful beaches of entire Greece, famous for their crystalline waters and their pure white sand.
Halkidiki is so much more than just a destination: it is three destinations in one! Explore the cosmopolitan Kassandra peninsula, discover the purity of nature in Sithonia, and take an internal spiritual trip in Mount Athos, all in one summer!
Oozing culture, swoon-worthy seafronts and a welcome as warm as the weather, this slice of tucked-away mainland Greece shows off something for everyone. It’s a trio of peninsulas where luxury hotels sit alongside rural retreats and the whole place has an undiscovered feel to it. Kassandra’s swish resorts are the star of the show, but make sure you sink into Sithonia’s knockout beaches too. Rolling hills of herbs, honey and juicy olives mean there’s flavour-filled cuisine to look forward to, while ancient relics mean there’s a heap of history to dig into too.
Everything included in everyone’s sense of summer, can all be found here! With 1,000 beaches, most of them with shallow waters, so that you can enjoy carefree moments at the beach, and clear, warm waters, Halkidiki is the No.1 Blue Flag destination in Greece, inviting you, and challenging you, to discover each and every one of its beaches!
Where to visit:
Afitos holidays: With a traditional church – domed roof and all – and entwined with a maze of cobbled streets, Afitos is a picturesque village with hours of exploration beckoning. Discover the resort’s quaint shops and alluring landscape by day and hit the snug eateries and bar-filled square by night.
Sani holidays: Sani is a part of Halkidiki where modern luxury, ivory sands and the faint sounds of jazz meet. If you’re looking for all the mod cons of a cosmopolitan resort but at a slower pace, this sun-blemished stretch could well be the place you’ve been dreaming about. This way to your next Greece holiday…
Hanioti holidays: A cream coastline dissolves into a modern village fit for postcards. Here in the pretty village of Hanioti, you’ll discover a rustic aesthetic. Lined with cafés ahead of shoreline views, this calm seafront pick is within easy beach reach, so you’re in for endless fun in the sun.
Nea Moudania holidays: The second largest town in Halkidiki, and home to everything from traditional, ogle-worthy top sights to a large shopping area of stores and stall-dotted markets, Nea Moudania has something to suit all sorts of culture-hunters. This west coast wonder brags a glorious year-round temperature, too.
Potidea holidays: Potidea is a compact yet modern choice for shoppers and sightseers alike. With all the ingredients of a calm Greek resort, you’ll find a seafront jewelled with blue and green tones, which amps up the pull of Potidea. See local churches and museums, too, as you soak up the history.
Gerakina holidays: Sitting pretty at the top of the Sithonia peninsula, Gerakina’s as pretty as a picture. You’ll see emerald patches lacing the headland, and a beach awash with sun-loungers ready for eager bathers, so it’s a super pick for lazing and stretching your legs when you fancy.
Kriopigi holidays: If an attractive village encased with olive groves and crystal clear waters sounds great, you’ve got yourself a winner in Kriopigi. This gorgeous resort is nestled on a hillside and centered on a warren of small, winding streets, showing off the essence of laid-back life.
Polichrono holidays: Adorned with cobalt waves, crisp white sands and nuggets of rich greenery, you’ll feel right at home in this charismatic town. Built on the site of ancient Neapolis, Polichrono is both modern and historic – from old stone houses and excavation sites to a lovely beachfront promenade of restaurants and bars.
Paliouri holidays: Quiet and understated, you’ll be totally relaxed in this inviting village. In the foot of the pine trees and mountains on the Kassandra peninsula, Paliouri oozes traditional charm. Save some time for bargain-hunting in the local shops after days spent in the water and devouring seafood specialties.
Ouranoupolis holidays: The old-fashioned nature of this resort means you’ll get relaxing, calm and authentic all tumbled into one. If you’re on the hunt for a great base for exploring more of Halkidiki, then this fortress-dominated, yacht-filled base could be the ultimate place to be. Melt into cool aquamarine waves and enjoy cinematic sunsets.
Our choice for Summer 2024:
Blue Bay Hotel Halkidiki (4-Star)
- London Stansted To Saloniki Return
- 2 Adults, 1 Room
- 23 Jul 2024 – 30 Jul 2024
- 22Kg Allowance
- Resort Transfers
- Upgrade to half board available for a surcharge of £220pp
- Deposit: £60pp (total £120)
- Price Per Person: £1066
- Total Price: £2132
This delightful coastal property is located close to the traditional village of Afitos.
Boasting spectacular views of the Toroneos Gulf, you can choose to spend your days relaxing around the pool area, venturing to the nearby beach or enjoying the numerous taverns and bars close by. The hotel offers a choice of restaurants and for those seeking something a little romantic, a private candle-lit dining experience. The Blue Bay Hotel is the perfect place for couples and families to enjoy a relaxing break.
- 40m from the beach. 600m from Afitos resort centre.
- 2 restaurants including 1 buffet restaurant and 1 à la carte restaurant. Snack bar.
- Gym*. Wellness centre*. Children’s playground. Wi-Fi*.
- 2 outdoor pools including 1 children’s pool.
*Local charges apply. We endeavour to show you images of the actual room described however, this may not always be possible; actual view and/or room size or layout may vary e.g. you may not see an image of a sea view or garden view in the image but you will have the option of booking your preferred view when selecting your preferences.
Going Out: London Stansted to Saloniki
Depart: Tuesday 23 Jul 2024 at 15:10 Arrive: Tuesday 23 Jul 2024 at 20:25 (Flight Duration: 3 hrs 15 mins)
Coming Back: Saloniki to London Stansted
Depart: Tuesday 30 Jul 2024 at 21:10 Arrive: Tuesday 30 Jul 2024 at 22:30 (Flight Duration: 3 hrs 20 mins)
Price correct on 16.10.2023