The stunning beach resort of Halkidiki can be found just to the southeast of Thessaloniki in the northern region of Greece. This destination boasts crystal clear waters as well as enchanting remote bays and picturesque villages and has long been attracting visitors from all over the world. People who know where to look will find plenty of excellent accommodation deals, and sites such as Holiday Hypermarket offer plenty of accommodation options at the click of a button.
Outstanding accommodation options can be found all over Halkidiki. The most popular options among sun seeking holidaymakers are the resorts that line the main beaches. The peninsular of Kasandra is by far the most popular and place to stay in Halkidiki and is also the most developed of the area’s three peninsulas. There are plenty of with easy to find secluded hideaways here which combine excellent accommodation and amenities with natural beauty and plenty of peace and quiet.
The peninsular of Sithonia is least popular than Kassandra but is sure to appeal to nature lovers. This part of Halkidiki boasts a dramatic rugged landscape as well as quaint fishing villages and a number of deserted beaches for sun worshippers to lay back on and soak up the abundant sunshine and natural beauty of the area.
Mount Athos is the third of the main peninsulas and is thought by many visitors to be the most naturally stunning. The main attractions here is the local monastery, while most people travel to this region of Halkidiki to spend time on the beach and cool off in the calm and crystal clear waters. A small scattering of hotels and other types of accommodation can also be found in other parts of Halkidiki and is easily accessible by car.
Once visitors have chosen their ideal location, they will have plenty of time to start enjoying all that the area has to offer. There are stunning views of the area available from the top of a conical hill that overlooks the whole of Halkidiki, and visitors who can tear themselves away from the beach for an hour or two can climb to the top of the hill to soak up the scenery.
Most of the leading hotels and resorts in Halkidiki have been built in the traditional Macedonian style, which perfectly complements the surrounding landscape. Most accommodation options feature a good range of amenities, while traditional cuisine and local tipples are also provided by the area’s tavernas.