Top 5 Halkidiki beaches – Discover Greece’s best kept secret!
Karydi – Vourvourou
Located just 17 km from Nikiti and 1 and a half hour drive from Thessaloniki, this little precious jewel in the crown of Sithonia, is an exotic beach featuring white sand and rocks, a pine tree grove and turquoise water.
It is famous for its outstandingly beautiful landscape. Two little rocky capes create an unexpected bay in the eastern part of Vourvourou verifying the uniqueness of this place. The beach has a north-eastern orientation so it is protected from the south winds, so common in Sithonia during summer. The deep green water of the beach is almost always calm and warm, very clear and shallow, thus it is consider to be a safe natural bay for children to swim.
A perfect getaway from Thessaloniki (1 hour drive) and just 10 minutes from Nikiti. Spathies, with its clean, sandy beach and turquoise water, looks isolated since not many people know about it. A well kept secret, ideal for nature lovers and silence seekers!
A sandy beach located about 5 km from Nikiti and an hour drive from Thessaloniki. It is at the foothills of Itamos which is the mountain of Sithonia. This fantastic beach is surrounded by many pines and rocks, setting a definite Sithonia scene.
Long, sandy beach with clear and warm water, easily accessible by car, motorcycle or bicycle. A few bars on the northwest side of the beach, offer cool drinks and snacks.
Located just a 100 km from Thessaloniki airport, on Kassandra peninsula. Xenia beach is in front of the ruins of the old Xenia hotel and it has a long and organized beach with clear blue waters and golden sand. Furthermore, this place offers lots of activities to its visitors.
Megali Ammos Beach (Ammouliani Island)
Megali Ammos beach is a white sand beach with shallow crystal clear water that is very shallow and ideal for children to play. There are sculpted formations in the rocks around the beach that give it a unique character. The view is east to Ouranoupolis with its distinguished tower being clearly visible. You can also see the Drenia islands from here. It is well organized with sun beds and parasols. There is a taverna raised on the cliff with an amazing view.