Halkidiki beaches are the best beaches in Greece, but Sithonia wins the prize for the top beaches in Halkidiki. With about 100 beaches and most of them having perfect white sand, Sithonia is a beach lovers paradise that is just starting to be discovered. If you need help to choose, take a look at our 10 best beaches in Sithonia page.
Of all the beaches included on SithoniaGreece.com there are 16 spectacular Blue Flag beaches. Many other strikingly beautiful beaches have minimal organization and appeal to those in search of natural beach beauty. Some Sithonia beaches have very shallow water like a large children’s pool and ideal playgrounds for families while other beaches drop off just a few meters from the shore and are ideal for swimming, diving and other watersports. Many east coast beaches of Sithonia award you with a view of the impressive Mount Athos where as the west coast beaches will soothe you with their richly warm evening sunsets.
Sithonia has a beach for everyone, you might even be a lonely soul on one of Sithonia’s isolated and difficult to get to beaches! Yes, if you could do a beach a day, you will need to come to Sithonia for the whole summer! So, let’s start planning…
Assa Maris beach is almost at the northeastern boundary of Sithonia close to Pirgadikia. This is perhaps the nicest beach in the area. This beach has a hotel and a few small apartments, but the beach does not fill up with a lot of people. Assa Maris beach has some read more
Anthimou beach is part of the Elia coast south of Nikiti and is rated as the Elia ‘Blue Flag’ beach. At this point the beach turns into a beautiful sheltered bay and becomes wide. A 5-star hotel is located at this beach and develops it, but the northern part of read more
Agridia beach is a small beach that begins a chain of Sykia beaches from the north. The beach is hidden at the end of an inlet that faces southeast. With the mountains surrounding the beach on each side it is well protected from winds. Agridia is very remote so few read more
Agios Georgios is another one of the few off the radar beaches in Sithonia. Not just one beach but actually four beaches, two of these are overgrown with grass and are not good candidates as a good sunbathing beach but they would make a good camping spot. Usually there is read more
Vathi beach is south of Neos Marmaras in an area that is off the beaten path. This beach is not recommended as a beach wheкe you would want to come and relax, but has a good boat launch and perhaps not a bad swimming spot. The beach has no organization read more
Trikorfo beach is located in between Gerakini and Psakoudia. This beach is one of the few sandy beaches on this coast and is located in a beautiful garden setting and well protected against the mountain. There is a resort that organizes the beach so in the tourist season there are read more
Fischer’s beach is a beautiful bay just as you enter Psakoudia from the west. This is the prettiest beach in the Psakoudia area used by a few apartments that are located behind the beach. Fischer’s beach in not developed except for a few sun-beds and umbrellas that the apartments provide read more
Gea beach is about a kilometer west of Psakoudia in the direction of Gerakini. There is a beach bar that sets up each year on this beach and attracts a lot of people. The beach is hidden from the road which is above on the cliff. Once you are down read more
Nisi beach is a natural continuation of Vatopedi beach extending towards Psakoudia. This beach is long and is lined with fishermen’s sheds that are used for storing boats and equipment. There is absolutely no beach development on Nisi beach. The beach comprises mainly of pebble and the water bottom is read more
Vatopedi beach is a long beach west of Metamorfosi in a small community called Vatopedi that is famed for its monastery. This beach attracts few people since there are only a few apartments in the area, it is mainly used by locals. It is a very quiet area and we read more
Achlada beach is a couple of coves on the north end of Sarti beach. If the waves are too much for you in Sarti you can come here and find calmer waters. One beach has a large concrete pier that protects from waves and is a marina for fishing boats. read more