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…
Kriaritsi beach is a long bay that is actually 2 beaches divided by a crag. The southern smaller section of beach is frequented by nudists who set up camp over the summer. The northern larger part is also very much a campers beach but the more clothes friendly kind. Facing read more
Sykia or Sikia beach is just a short drive south of Sarti. Like Sarti beach it is long and wide with beautiful sand and has the “Blue flag” classification. The seabottom is also pleasantly sandy and has a good depth not being too shallow or deep. Since Sykia is not read more
Klimataria beach is a little beach that has a big reputation. It is one of the 5 great little strands that run like a pearl necklace along the shore just east of Sykia. The bay is very sheltered so even on a windy day you can find that the waters read more
Pigadaki beach is a small bay east of Sykia that is host to some of Sithonia’s most popular tavernas. The beach also has some accommodation options and is a quiet little escape in Sithonia. You will enjoy having a seafood meal to the perfect backdrop of fishing boats moored in read more
Tourkolimnionas beach is a splendid little beach at the end of the road east of Sykia. The inlet allows for calm waters where fishing boats tend to anchor. If you come here, be sure to bring your snorkel and a mask to help pass the afternoon. The beach is organized read more
Valti beach is in a bay just north of Sykia beach. This medium sized beach is in the camping zone of Sithonia and is a big hit with campers. From this beach you get a good side view of Mount Athos, but the beach itself faces more south east to read more
Tigania beach is just north of Kriaritsi and embraces several small coves hidden among the rocks much to the fashion of the popular Orange beach. This is a Greek beach as most of the cars parked here can tell you. Those who come here have managed to set up a read more
Linaraki beach is a small beach south of the Sykia beach. This beach is cute as a button and has some great family accommodation and an affordable restaurant. There is some beach organization as the restaurant has put up umbrellas and sun-beds. Here you can have lunch with a terrific read more
Griavas beach is a medium sized beach north of Sykia beach. This beach is not at all organized. There are some apartments and a campsite just behind the beach. Griavas beach consists of fine sand and there are a few smaller hidden sand bunkers where you can find some privacy. 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