On Sithoniagreece.com we have listed 16 beaches with this designation. There is also a ‘Blue Flag’ marina in Sithonia. In 2016 Greece had 430 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches, which placed in 3rd position among 50 countries. Of these ‘Blue flag’ beaches in Greece, Halkidiki has the largest number of any municipality with 52 ‘Blue Flags’.
WHAT IS A BLUE FLAG BEACH?
‘Blue Flag’ is a prestigious, international award system which acts as a guarantee to tourists that a beach or marina they are visiting meets the standard as one of the best in the world.
The title is awarded to beaches that have attained to the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management. Over the years it has acted as an incentive to many beach managers to improve the quality of the coast.
See below more details about Sithonia ‘Blue Flag’ beaches.
Paradisos beach is the north beach of Neos Marmaras. It is a narrow beach that serves the local hotels and apartments that line the promenade. Here you can find several good restaurants and beach bars. The beach is well organized with sun beds and parasols. The beach itself is a read more
Lagomandra beach is actually 2 beaches that are considered ‘Blue Flag’ beaches. Located north of Neos Marmaras, Lagomandra beach is one of the more popular ones in the area. The beach is very well set up for water sports and is great if you are looking for some activity. The read more
The Neos Marmaras beach doesn’t get a lot of notice, but it comes with a ‘Blue Flag’ rating and will probably surprise you that it really is a good beach! Located south of town this beach continues on and eventually joins with the Porto Carras beach. There is good organization read more
The Porto Carras main beach is part of the Porto Carras resort and they have strict control about who can access this beach. It is a first-rate beach with ‘Blue Flag’ status and on the Blue Flag website site is called Porto Carras “Blue Flag 1”, since the resort has read more
Kohi beach is the second ‘Blue Flag’ beach on the Porto Carras resort’s property. This is the smaller of the two beaches and is located south of the marina and has a direct view to Neos Marmaras across the bay. From here you can enjoy some vivid sunsets. The beach read more