On Sithoniagreece.com we have listed 16 beaches with this designation. There is also a ‘Blue Flag’ marina in Sithonia. In 2021 Greece had 545 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches, which placed in 2d position among 50 countries. Of these ‘Blue flag’ beaches in Greece, Halkidiki has the largest number of any municipality with 96 ‘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.
Akti (beach) Salonikiou is a beach north of Ormos Panagias. The beach is lined with small family run apartments that give you a little beach front piece of paradise. Fewer people come to this northeastern part of Sithonia, so it is easy to get some quite time on this beach. Read more [...]
Assa Maris beach (Elaion) is almost at the northeastern boundary of Sithonia close to Pirgadikia. This is perhaps the nicest beach in the area. This beach has a hotel and a few small apartments, but the beach does not fill up with a lot of people. Assa Maris beach has Read more [...]