Halkidiki, Greece

About Halkidiki

Family friendly luxury beach resorts

Halkidiki, comprises of the 3 peninsulas of Kassandra, Sithonia and the UNESCO World Heritage monastic site of Mount Athos. In total you will find over 500 kms of scenic coastline with more than forty Blue Flag glorious sandy beaches.

The scenery is stunning with endless sandy beaches and azure waters, hills and pine forests, picturesque villages and family friendly resorts, and fine archaeological, historical and religious sites.

Each of the three peninsula's has its own characteristics and charm and most holiday resorts are sited in Kassandra.

Travel Information

Time Difference: GMT +2 hours

Currency: Euro

Climate Information

A very pleasant Mediterranean climate can be expected in Halkidiki. July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius.

January has the coldest average of 9 degrees Celsius.

December is the wettest month.

Leisure & Activities

Thessaloniki is within easy reach of Halkidiki and is Greece’s second city, so it’s well worth a visit. It’s home to the biggest church in Greece, the Basilica of Sant Demetrios and with its quaint cobbled streets, it’s like going back in time.

Kassandra Peninsular
If you fancy a bit of activity on your vacation, the Kassandra Peninsular is perfect for walkers. Apart from the stunning white sandy beaches, if you travel inland, there are picturesque villages with tavernas’ offering delicious menus featuring locally grown produce. For bird watchers there’s a fantastic pine forest.

Blue Lagoon Cruise
What better way to spend a relaxing day than to cruise around the coast of Sithonia. Explore inaccessible beaches, snorkel in the sea in remote inlets under a stunning blue sky.

Hotels in Halkidiki