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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]