The best beaches in Halkidiki
If Halkidiki is famous for something worldwide, that is definitely its beaches. Crystal clear waters, exotic white sand, unspoiled landscapes and luxurious beach bars. Whether you are looking for a quiet secluded paradise or for a more cosmopolitan summer experience, Halkidiki beaches offer a wide variety for travellers to choose.
Halkidiki Beaches: Kassandra Peninsula
Kassandra is famous for its beaches with its crystal clear waters and the golden sand that are adorned by luxurious beach bars that are always ready to make the holidays, even of the most demanding visitor, unforgettable. The picturesque beaches are unparalleled as rich vegetation reaches almost to the sand. Upon entering Kassandra you will feel that the each beach is a sequel the next one. Beaches bustling with beauty, cosmopolitan life, and absolute peace of mind.
One of the first Halkidiki beaches you will meet as you enter Kassandra is the organized beach of Kallikratia. Frequent escape destination for people leaving in Thessaloniki due to the relatively short kilometric distance from the city.
Polychrono – Hanioti
Two of the most famous beaches of Kassandra are Polychrono and Chaniotis. Awarded with blue flag, clear waters, pine trees reaching the sand, sunbeds and water sports facilities.
If you you are searching for intense nightlife, in a magical scenery that combines deep blue sea and forest, providing a high level of tourist services, the only suitable destination is definitely the beach of Kallithea. The most popular bay is always ready to welcome all young people and not only, promising an endless experience of summer revelry.
Just outside the village of Pefkohori, we meet the beach of Glarokavos. An unusually long beach, sandy with crystal clear waters. Providing the opportunity to relax in one of the few and discreet beach bars it has, Glarokavos is undoubtedly one of the most the wonderful beaches of Kassandra. It is widely known for its natural bay which has given its name to the beach.
In Possidi one can find sandy beach about 2 km long, with wonderful blue waters. One of the most organized Halkidiki beaches, as the visitor has the opportunity to visit restaurants, bars as well as to indulge in water sports.
Halkidiki Beaches: Sithonia Peninsula
Sithonia is located the second peninsula of Chalkidiki. A peninsula enclosed by its beaches spreading out like a natural hand-crafted beach that harmonises perfectly with the forest surrounding the entire.
With the unique blue-green color of the sea, this beach could certainly be described as a terrestrial paradise. Large beach, divided into two bays (the one smaller), with the forest harmoniously embracing and giving even more beautiful color to the deep waters of the sea. The beach is rightly interwoven with the words summer and tranquility.
The most famous beach of Halkidiki! The most discussed beach! Even for foreigners, Halkidiki and Kavourotrypes are two almost identical concepts. The white rocks that surround the green waters of the beach are ready to rest, entertain and impress visitors.
Near the cosmopolitan and popular Marmaras is the beach of Lagomandra. A beach that reminds of Trani Ammoudia with the exotic waters and the lovely “thick” sandy beach. The beach bar on the shores of the beach welcomes guests with its excellent lounge music.
The beauty symbol of Sithonia. There is no postcard or tourist guide that has not photographed this particular beach. It can be a bit of a dash for the visitor to find it, but surely the sight he will face will reward him. It is located before Sykia (the big village of Sithonia) by turning to a crossroad to the right and following signs carefully on the dirt road that follows.
Halkidiki Beaches: Athos Peninsula
At the third “foot” of Chalkidiki we meet the Athos peninsula. A peninsula with a long history. Separated in two it has to offer visitors dreamed beaches as well as the existence of the autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos. The geographical symbol of Orthodox Christianity.
Ouranoupolis is one of the most populous and cosmopolitan villages in the prefecture of Chalkidiki. Offering a deep blue sea with white sand, summer holidays here become a fairytale for all visitors. Due to its geographical location, it borders with Mount Athos, where sea trips to it take place. In Ouranoupolis one can watch wild events at night, especially during the period of August full moon.
The beach of Komitsa is exactly the painting that every painter would have painted. Overlooking the imposing Athos, dense vegetation embraces the green waters of the beach while the white sand is ready for fun and relaxation.
Nea Roda Beach
The quiet version of your dream holiday. A beautiful forest that reaches the shores of a small beach where its unique rocks and crystal clear sea give it its unparalleled beauty.
Transpoartion to Halkidiki – Halkidiki Beaches
Looking for transportation to visit all the Halkidiki beaches we recommended? Prime Traveller facilitates your transportation from and to all 3 peninsulas of Halkidiki. We provide taxi services from and to Thessaloniki airport.