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…
Orange beach is also called Portokali and Kavourotripes, the later one meaning crab holes. This pretty well describes this beach that is actually many small beaches or small white sand coves that are found over kilometers of coastline. Be brave and explore as there are many small beaches that are read more
Sarti beach is Sithonia’s pragmatic beach, everything you need is here. The ‘Blue Flag’ Sarti beach seems to have no end, the wide stretch of yellow/white sand goes on for kilometers. The direct view to Mt. Athos is a real distinguishing feature of Sarti beach, you can’t find a better read more
Armenistis beach has been coined as one of Greece’s greatest camping beaches. With a kilometer of pure sand and shallow water this beach has definitely earned its title and also has the rating as a “Blue Flag” beach. The size of Armenistis assures that you will always find space for read more
Goa beach is a small beach about 3 kilometers south of Sarti. It’s a very picturesque beach with nice sand and an amazing direct view to Mount Athos. It is surrounded by the mountain on 3 sides. The beach tends to catch the winds coming across from Mt. Athos so read more
Platanitsi beach has been described as one of the most popular and beautiful beaches around Sarti. Considered a ‘Blue Flag’ beach, Platanitsi’s sand is ‘to die for’ and is a great swimmers beach. The beach is controlled by the campsite that requires an entrance fee in the high season. Platanitsi read more
Platania beach is a small beach just south of the Sarti beach. This beach has two parts, the main beach and a smaller to the south. Platania is normally used by tourists who stay in the apartments behind the beach or those who want a change from the Sarti beach. read more
North Platanitsi is right in between Platanitsi beach and Orange beach. It is quite difficult to get to and you will need to park you car and walk in. This beach is considered an isolated beach, so nudists often appear with their tents and camp in some hidden cove. Here 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