Halkidiki

Halkidiki Luxury Holidays

Abundance of Beaches

Turquoise Shores

Greek coastal idyll
 

Halkidiki, or Chalkidiki, in Northern Greece is a beach lover’s paradise with golden sands on all three of its mini peninsula legs, surrounded by gorgeous, lush greenery and their shores lapped by turquoise waters. You’ll find vibrant coastal resorts beyond the beaches, as well as vineyards, ancient monuments and a landscape begging to be explored by bike or viewed from the water by boat or kayak.

Highlights

You could spend an entire holiday going from beach to beach in this part of Greece. The sand here is known for being soft and the water for being crystal clear. The Kassandra Peninsula is the most developed and is home to the best-known beaches including Sani and Hanioti, while the Sithonia Peninsula isn’t as tourism driven but has a treasure trove of hidden coves to discover. With an abundance of beautiful greenery surrounding the golden sands, wandering away from the shore is pleasant and leafy.

Even the most avid sunbather and ocean paddler can get twitchy for more and Halkidiki doesn’t disappoint when the urge to explore kicks in. Take to the inland portion of Kassandra to cycle beautiful pine routes. Most major roads hug the coastline so enjoy some peace and quiet within this inland greenery. You are sure to get your heart rate up with the notorious ‘camel’s hump’ in the middle, but it’s all worth it for the stunning views at the top. If your muscles are aching after all this, head to the thermal baths on Kassandra where the naturally warm spring waters have been known to help ease tensions and even minor skin conditions.

Even the most avid sunbather and ocean paddler can get twitchy for more and Halkidiki doesn’t disappoint when the urge to explore kicks in. Take to the inland portion of Kassandra to cycle beautiful pine routes. Most major roads hug the coastline so enjoy some peace and quiet within this inland greenery. You are sure to get your heart rate up with the notorious ‘camel’s hump’ in the middle, but it’s all worth it for the stunning views at the top. If your muscles are aching after all this, head to the thermal baths on Kassandra where the naturally warm spring waters have been known to help ease tensions and even minor skin conditions.

If you fancy taking in some history, a visit to the Athos Peninsula and the monasteries that have stood for centuries as the spiritual capital of the orthodox Christian world is a must-do. Women are not allowed inside and men only with written permission, but a boat trip will afford great views of the magnificent buildings perched on the coastline and allow you a taste of the prayerful atmosphere that surrounds the area.

The seas around Halkidiki are ideal for swimming and kayaking but you can also go diving and discover a colourful world of fish and anemones beneath the surface. After building up an appetite, dine in one of the many seafood restaurants in the area, with the locally sourced catch of the day as fresh as it gets. Or head to the inland bulk of Halkidiki where you can find vineyards offering home grown wine and olives and take the opportunity to explore Petralona Cavern, home to one of the richest collections of fossils in Europe.

The perfect holiday

With so much to do on this heavenly Greek peninsula, you will want to come back over and over again. We have a stunning collection of luxury hotels to choose from, all of them full of individual features and activities. Our team would be delighted to guide you through your itinerary options and help you come up with the ideal level of rest, relaxation, culture and activity to make your trip to Halkidiki perfect.

where to stay

 

We work with a range of hotels throughout the region, and our specialists can ensure you pick the perfect place for you to stay during your holiday. Below is a snapshot of some of the properties we love, but this list isn't exhaustive, so if you want any more advice and full details of all the hotels we work, with please don't hesitate to contact us on 01244 322770.

  1. Sani Dunes

    Sani Dunes

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    Stylish and elegant, Sani Dunes, Halkidiki, really brings a luxury edge to your Greek getaway.

  2. Sani Asterias

    Sani Asterias

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    Sani Asterias, Halkidiki, is one of five top-class hotels on the eastern coast of Greece. The most intimate and exclusive hotel of the thousand-acre Sani Resort, it’s the perfect place for a peaceful getaway while still being within easy reach of area’s restaurants, bars and beaches. Offering boutique-style accommodation, guests can choose from a selection of idyllic suites, each with its own private terrace and hot tub from which to enjoy the coastal views.

  3. Porto Sani

    Porto Sani

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    Porto Sani, Halkidiki, part of the Sani Resort complex, is marked by its understated elegance and chilled-out vibes. Calming golds and celestial blues complement the natural wood and linen materials used throughout the suites, and each room boasts its own balcony or outside area with a hot tub.

  4. IKOS Olivia

    IKOS Olivia

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    In the popular destination of Halkidiki in northern Greece, the resort of Ikos Olivia is set among expansive gardens, enjoying spectacular views across the Gulf of Toroneos. Chic and contemporary, your stay at this tranquil resort is guaranteed to leave you feeling replete and refreshed.
  5. Eagles Palace Hotel & Villas

    Eagles Palace Hotel & Villas

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    Surrounded by lush gardens, golden sands and turquoise ocean, the sister resorts of Eagle Palace Hotel & Villas enjoy fabulous locations in Halkidiki in Northern Greece. Comprising a magnificent hotel and 42 private villas, each benefiting from excellent shared facilities and outstanding Greek hospitality, guests here are guaranteed to have a truly special holiday.

  6. Danai Beach Resort & Villas, Halkidiki

    Danai Beach Resort & Villas, Halkidiki

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    Danai Beach Resort & Villas, Halkidiki, is listed as one of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’, and it’s easy to see why. Perched on the picturesque Halkidiki peninsula, the resort offers a range of luxurious villas and suites, each of which offers stunning views of the botanical gardens or the alluring Aegean Sea.

Our Destination Specialists

 

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