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…
Nikiti beach is in the village of Nikiti. Recent years has seen it undergo massive development as a boardwalk was built and the restaurants and bars nicely arranged along the beach. Stretching several kilometers this narrow strip of sand fills up with tourists, who are flocking to Nikiti as one read more
Agios Ioannis will definitely catch your eye. Driving past on the road, especially from the south, you get a perfect view of this incredible beach that stretches on for about a kilometer. The aquamarine water looks so inviting that you just want to stop and take a dip. Agios Ioannis read more
The beach is long and narrow and consists of good soft sand. What makes Kalogria such a lure is actually more the water than the beach. The water is shallow and calm and ideal not just for children to play, but for those who like to swim far out or read more
Koviou beach is a small and delightful beach just north of Kalogria. Because tourists head straight to Kalogria or Agios Ioannis to the North, little Koviou often gets passed on. The calm and shallow water makes this a perfect swimming beach and great for children. There is beach organization from read more
Elia beach is the beach of what is called the Elia coast, about a 2 km long stretch of coastline on Sithonia’s western shore. Some parts of the Elia coast have a low cliff with pine trees hanging out over the beach giving shade in the morning as an escape read more
Spathies beach has 2 parts, the lagoon with several smaller beaches and the larger beach to the south. There is no organization on these beaches. Near by are some apartments but nobody has put up sun-beds, so they are undeveloped beaches. The lagoon beach is surrounded by cliffs on 3 read more
Mitari beach is a cute little bay on the Elia coast. The beach is inside the campsite Mitari and is probably all of 100 m long. To use this beach you need to enter through the gate of the campsite. There is some organization that the campsite cares for such read more
Kohylia beach is in a pleasant small sandy bay sheltered by many trees on what is part of Elia beach. Near by this beach there are just a few small family apartments, so very few people tend to come here. Kohylia beach is a not a bad place to find read more
Castri beach is nestled in between the Nikiti beach and Agios Ioannis. There are two parts to this beach each of a similar size. Most of the people who come to these beaches are tourists living in near by apartments. Castri is a good place to watch the sunsets from. 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