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.
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
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