Halkidiki Luxury Holidays: an Overview

Located on the Greek mainland in the northern Aegean, Halkidiki is easily recognisable on a map by the trident-like peninsulas that jut into the sea.

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If you're looking for the ultimate in family holidays, look no further than Halkidiki. It even has 'kid' in the title.


Our guide to holidays in Halkidiki

The westernmost of these is called the Kassandra Peninsula, and it's here that families will find a self-contained world that has everything they could possibly require from a family beach holiday and plenty more besides.

The middle prong of Sithonia is home to several more lovely and secluded beaches, many only accessible by boat, and sites of cultural interest such as Agios Athanasios and Sikia, famous for its windmills.

The north-eastern peninsula is known simply as Mount Athos, an autonomous region of Greece and UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its beautiful ancient monasteries, and somewhere to visit if lying on beautiful beaches under bright blue skies were ever to become boring.


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Halkidiki in late summer - it’s divine in September; the waters are at their warmest, the crowds are easing and the prices dropping.

Flora, Original Traveller

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  • Average Temp. — 10°C / 50°F
  • Rainfall — 5cm / 2.0 inches
  • Water Temp. — 16°C / 60°F
Flight from London

3:30 hrs

Time Difference

GMT +2 hrs


Top picks for Halkidiki

Double Room, Sani Dunes

Sani Dunes

Halkidiki

Located on Sani Beach in Halkidiki, Sani Dunes is the latest addition to the wonderful Sani Resort group. The hotel is due to open in June 2017 and is a very welcome and luxurious addition to the Mediterranean coast.

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Danai Beach Resort

Danai Beach Resort

Halkidiki

The Danai Beach Resort is a luxurious boutique hotel surrounded by beautiful gardens, pine forests, white sand beaches and turquoise sea on Sithonia, the middle prong of the trident that makes up Halkidiki.

Where to stay

Room with a View, Eagles Villas

Eagles Villas

Halkidiki

Eagles Villas, partner property to neighbouring Eagles Palace, is a family friendly all-villa resort located near the ancient village of Ouranoupolis, Halkidki.

Where to stay

Sani Asterias

Sani Asterias

Halkidiki

The most luxurious of the four hotels that make up the Sani Resort.

Where to stay

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Eagles Palace

Halkidiki

Surrounded by golden beaches and lush olive groves, Eagles Palace is a family-run spa hotel, lying just 2.5 miles from the village of Ouranoupolis in Halkidiki, Greece. This five star hotel offers guests a luxury retreat in a beautiful setting, dominated by the majestic Mount Athos.

Where to stay

 Porto Sani

Porto Sani

Halkidiki

Porto Sani is surrounded by one thousand acres of pine forests, sandy beaches and a private marina on the Kassandra peninsula – the westernmost prong of the trident-like peninsula that juts into the northern Aegean.

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