West coast of Halkidiki
West Halkidiki, gravitating to Thessaloniki, is a region boasting exceptional beaches, diverse natural beauties, appealing coastline and rich nightlife. As you follow the coastline, you’ll pass through likable picturesque villages, archaeological sites, pine forests, and other memorable spots that have power to enchant its visitors.
Villages of the West Halkidiki offer much more than appealing architecture and atmosphere. They are the main source of nightlife and sport activities. Sparsely populated in the low season, the villages become bustling areas in the high season, with all necessary and complementary tourist facilities, such as taverns, beach bars, diverse stores, etc. Excellent beach bars can be found in Nea Plagia, Nea Flogita and Nea Kallkiratia, where you can enjoy engaging beach parties.
Along the way, you’ll have numerous long beaches to choose your favorite from. The only common thing to them is crystal-clear waters and beautiful sand. Especially marvelous is Nea Flogita’s beach, embellished with palm trees and well-organized. This beach could easily be the one you’ll like most.
Kassandra, the westernmost peninsula of Halkidiki, is renowned for its preserved natural beauty, engaging nightlife, annual festivals, and endless entertaining opportunities. And, after marvelous daytime and nighttime activities, the accommodation facilities catering to all types of travelers will take care for your deserved rest.
As you traverse the Kassandra’s coastline, which is splashed by the aquamarine waters of the North Aegean, you’ll be enchanted by everything you see between the pristine and the wild beauty of the northern Kassandra, the sea of greenery at east and entertaining facilities in the west. Numerous beach bars dot the coastline, whose blue-flagged beaches and wooded caps penetrate the marvelous sea. While you are around the Paliouri Beach, take a break at the famous beach bars.
Sithonia is the central Halkidiki’s peninsula, possessing all prerequisites for a tranquil and active vacation. Night owls aren’t neglected either since Sithonia disposes of beach bars, although not in numbers characteristic of Kassandra. Anyhow, if you are a fan of a splendid and diverse nature, Sithonia is going to delight you.
There is a wide range of places tourists can choose for their base, campgrounds as well, and all of them are enchanting in their own way. Whether you visit Neos Marmaras, Agios Nikolaos, Vourvourou, Metamorphossi or any other resort or village, you’re sure to be enthusiastic with its architecture and atmosphere.
Among the most interesting places to visit on Sithonia is the village Parthenonas. Situated on the slopes of Mount Itamos, it features stone houses, likable taverns, a museum, sea view and especially beautiful sunsets. A perfect stop for mountain hikers.