Halkidiki is located in the north of Greece, very close to Thessaloniki. This beautiful city sometimes referred to as “three fingers”, has geography consisting of 3 different small peninsulas.
Hosting thousands of tourists every year, especially with the popularity it has gained in recent years, Halkidiki is loved for its paradise-like nature and sparkling sea. With its coastline of more than 500 km, numerous beaches, and sandy beaches, it is one of the favorite places of holidaymakers. Moreover, it promises many things not only for a sea holiday but also for those who love culture and city tourism with its unique archaeological sites, churches and architecture.
Best Area to Stay in Halkidiki
- Neos Marmaras
Halkidiki, one of the most popular holiday cities in Greece, has many facilities for accommodation to satisfy all its guests. If you wish, you can stay in a beachfront hotel right next to the beach or in a quiet boutique hotel in nature.
Since the city has a tourist-friendly transportation network, you can choose any of the different regions in Halkidiki and stay comfortably. As a city, Halkidiki is generally referred to by the names of its 3 peninsulas: Kassandra, Sithonia, and Afytos. However, among these, Afythos cannot be visited as it is home to one of the spiritual capitals of the Orthodox. That’s why we’ve listed the most popular places to stay in Halkidiki, among different destinations in Kassandra and Sithonia.
Located on the east coast of Kassandra, Pefkohori is one of the most touristic and lively places in Halkidiki. There are many things to spend time doing in Pefkohori by the beach. You can shop at souvenir shops, and have a pleasant time in restaurants or beach bars while wandering the streets.
In Pefkohori, which is especially popular with young families, you can go on a boat trip as well as do water sports. It is possible to find accommodation options in the region that appeal to different budgets and tastes, from luxury hotels to boutique family businesses.
Best Hotel in Kassandra: Alia Palace Hotel
Located a 10-minute walk from the beach and boasting a magnificent sea view, Alia Palace Hotel offers a 5-star service to its visitors. Guests under the age of 16 are not accepted in the hotel, which has features that you can enjoy such as rooms with a private pool and an infinity pool.
Best Studio Apartment in Kassandra: Anastasia Mare Studios
Providing service about 100 meters from Pefkohori Beach, Anastasia Mare Studios offers its guests rooms/apartments with a garden or a balcony. Each has a seating area, TV, free Wi-Fi access, a fully equipped kitchen, a hairdryer, and air conditioning. Ideal for those who want to stay in Kassandra both in an apartment and at an affordable price.
Kassandra Best Luxury Hotel: Emily’s Luxury Suites
Located a 1-minute walk from Pefkohori Beach, Emily’s Luxury Suites has a very elegant, simple, and modern decoration. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, and pool, and its rooms are equipped with a TV, air conditioning, a balcony, a seating area, and bathroom amenities. Especially for couples, it is a great option that will provide romantic moments and can be a honeymoon hotel.
Nikiti is one of the oldest, most sought, and biggest tourist destinations of the Sithonia region.
At the top of the main street of Nikiti is the old town with its architecture decorated with stone buildings. At the bottom, there is the newer area where the beaches are located.
Nikiti, where large supermarkets, local taverns, shops, popular restaurants, and bars are located, also has a pleasant promenade on the beach. During the day, besides the main beach in the center, you can go further south to discover more extensive beaches such as Kastri, Agios Ioannis, or Kalogria.
Nikiti Luxury Suite Hotel: Serenity Suites
Serenity Suites, consisting of very stylish, modern, and spacious apartments, is located 350 meters from Nikiti Beach. It has a large pool and rooms with free Wi-Fi access, a seating area, a patio/balcony, a fully equipped kitchenette, and free parking. Pets are also welcome at the property.
Nikiti Private Beach Hotel: Porfi Beach Hotel
Porfi Beach Hotel is a pleasant facility with its own private beach in Makria Lagada Bay, 3 km from the center of Nikiti. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, and its spacious rooms include a seating area, TV, free Wi-Fi access, air conditioning, and a minibar. It is an ideal option for those looking for affordable accommodation options in Nikiti.
Nikiti Best Hotel with a View: Assano Seafront Luxury
Providing service about a 3-minute walk from Nikiti Beach, Assano Seafront Luxury offers its guests studio rooms with balconies overlooking Kassandra Bay. Greek breakfast can be enjoyed on the balcony with a wonderful view. Assano Seafront, a delightful hotel, is ideal for those who love luxury experiences. Each has air conditioning, a TV, a well-equipped kitchenette, free Wi-Fi, and a seating area.
Located on the west side of the Sithonia region, Neos Marmaras is known as the most vibrant nightlife area of the city. Built around a port, both sides of the region offer the opportunity to enjoy different beaches. You can spend the day more active and different by joining the boat tours departing from this port. There are also restaurants serving local delicacies and shops selling local products in the port.
Best Budget Hotel Near The Beach: Miramare Hotel
Providing service at the seafront on the shore of Paradisos Beach, Miramare Hotel promises a holiday intertwined with nature. You can spend time in the restaurant with a sea view in the garden. The spacious balcony rooms are equipped with a mini fridge, TV, air conditioning, private bathroom, and hairdryer. It is the best option for those who want to reach the sea within a few minutes walk and have a good accommodation experience.
Suite with the Best View in Neos Marmaras: Kali Thea Suites
Kali Thea Suites, which attracts a lot of attention with its excellent location, is in the center of Neos Marmaras, a 3-minute walk from Neos Marmaras Beach and Paradisos Beach, and promises a holiday in the comfort of home. The spacious, simply decorated rooms have a TV, dining table, equipped kitchen, seating area, balcony, and bathroom amenities.
Best Resort in Neos Marmaras: Regos Resort Hotel
Attracting attention with its lush garden overlooking the sea, Regos Resort Hotel provides service in a practical location on the beach of Paradeisos. Completely renovated in 2021, the hotel’s spacious rooms include a work desk, TV, seating area, wardrobe, air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi access. Only 1 minute’s walk to the beach. It is ideal for those looking for a quiet accommodation experience as it has few rooms.
In Kallithea, which is known as the center of entertainment and nightlife, there is entertainment until the first hours of the morning in the most famous night clubs of Halkidiki. As a result, this region is one of the most preferred destinations, especially for young people. The area is also the center of all-inclusive hotels. The beach, which is a bit narrow but completely sandy, is very popular. You can easily find what you are looking for in this region for shopping and gourmet Greek delicacies.
Best Hotel in Kallithea: Aegean Melathron Thalasso Spa Hotel
Aegean Melathron Thalasso Spa Hotel, which has a wonderful private beach on the shores of the Toroni Gulf, promises a holiday surrounded by nature, surrounded by forest. Featuring a gym, SPA center, and 9 swimming pools, the hotel has very spacious and luxurious rooms with TV, air conditioning, seating area, free Wi-Fi access, tea/coffee maker, mini bar, and balcony/patio.
Best Boutique Hotel in Kallithea Center: Sunway Hotel
Located in the center of the region, close to entertainment venues, and within walking distance of the beach, Sunway Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, bar, and restaurant. Each room is decorated very modernly and includes a TV, free Wi-Fi access, a work desk, and toiletries. Sunway Hotel can be preferred for a good hotel experience at an average price.
Kallithea Best Value Hotel: Victory Panorama
Victory Panorama, which is popular both for its location and price, is within walking distance of the beach. Featuring an outdoor pool and free parking, the hotel offers rooms with TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi access, a work desk, a wardrobe, and a seating area. If you want to stay in a good hotel for cheap, this is the place for you.
The best view overlooking Toroneos Bay in Halkidiki is in the Afytos area.
This beautiful village of Kassandra region, which is home to wonderful restaurants with stunning sea views, is one of the rare places that still preserves its traditional atmosphere and architecture. While walking its cobblestone streets, you can observe the traditional village with its fine examples of Greek folk architecture. The historical houses here are made of adobe and stone brought by the Arvanians who built the village with the locals in the early 19th century. While walking around these beautiful streets, do not forget to shop at the shops that offer local products.
Best Hotel in Afytos: Elies 33 Bio Retreat
Welcoming its guests with a seafront, and nature-infused ambiance, Elies 33 Bio Retreat has a private beach, outdoor swimming pool, SPA center, restaurant, bar, and free parking lot. Spacious, simply decorated rooms are equipped with a TV, air conditioning, a work desk, towels, toiletries, and a balcony/patio.
Best Cheap Hotel in Afytos: Hotel Zeus
Ideal for those who want to be close to the beach and have a low-budget holiday, Hotel Zeus provides service within a 3-minute walk of the sea. Hotel Zeus, which is the best option with a pool and is close to the beach at an affordable price, also has a good location. The hotel also has an outdoor pool and its rooms include a small kitchenette, air conditioning, refrigerator, electric stove, TV, seating area, and bathroom amenities.
Best Boutique Hotel Near Afytos Beach: Mageiras Boutique Hotel
Located 5 minutes from the beach and 3 minute walk from the center, Mageiras Boutique Hotel offers a 3-star service to its visitors. Spacious, simply designed rooms are equipped with TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi access, toiletries, stovetop, refrigerator, and coffee machine. Although it is an average hotel, the service quality is quite good.
Siviri, located on the western side of the Kassandra peninsula, is a very lively holiday resort. Tourist attractions such as beaches, local taverns, cafes, and small souvenir shops abound here. It also hosts a theater festival in the amphitheater during the summer months. There are many options in the region, from luxury hotels to small apartments.
Siviri Best Value Hotel: Samel Hotel
Samel Hotel, a small business located approximately 100 meters from the seaside, has an outdoor pool and a bar. The pool and sea view rooms have TV, air conditioning, terrace/balcony, free Wi-Fi access, and bathroom amenities. Although it is close to the sea, with a pool and in a good location, we definitely recommend this hotel, which offers affordable accommodation options.
Best Quiet Hotel in Siviri: Marine House Andrianna
Marine House Andrianna, which is located on the seafront and has a private beach, is the choice of those looking for a quiet holiday. With free parking and Wi-Fi access, the hotel’s rooms include a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, TV, seating area, and dining table. Ideal for couples, this hotel offers honeymoon accommodation options.
Best Rental Flat in Siviri: Hotel Argo
Located approximately 300 meters from Siviri Beach, Hotel Argo also has an outdoor swimming pool in its courtyard. Ideal for those seeking tranquility, the hotel’s studio apartments feature a fully equipped kitchenette, dining table, wardrobe, free Wi-Fi, and TV. It is an ideal accommodation option for those who want an apartment instead of a hotel. It is also unique in terms of location as it is close to the beach and most places.