Kassandra peninsula, Halkidiki
Kassandra, the westernmost peninsula of Halkidiki, is renowned for its preserved natural beauty, engaging nightlife, annual festivals, and endless entertaining opportunities.
And, after marvelous daytime and nighttime activities, the accommodation facilities catering to all types of travelers will take care for your deserved rest.
As you traverse the Kassandra’s coastline, which is splashed by the aquamarine waters of the North Aegean, you’ll be enchanted by everything you see between the pristine and the wild beauty of the northern Kassandra, the sea of greenery at east and entertaining facilities in the west.
Numerous beach bars dot the coastline, whose blue-flagged beaches and wooded caps penetrate the marvelous sea. While you are around the Paliouri Beach, take a break at the famous beach bars.
Among the numerous luxurious hotel and apartment complexes, Sani resort is most appealing, to say the least. Natural and artificial craftsmanship complement each other perfectly, and golden sand beaches are tucked between pine forests and crystal clear waters. The Greek goods oversee the Sani resort since it stands in the shadow of the Mount Olympus. Sani festival, featuring modern dance, theatrical performances and arts, is a must-see for any traveler.
Speaking of festivals, Kassandra festival, taking place in Siviri, is another entertaining and educational event. The highlight is concerts and performances based on modern and ancient Greek drama.
Besides Sani on the western coast of Kassandra, you can indulge yourselves with beach parties and other nightlife in Pefkohori, Polichrono and Fourka beach, Posidi on the eastern side. Seaside taverns, lounges and clubs are plentiful.
Before getting to the nightly entertainment, though, make sure to visit Afitos, the traditional and most beautiful village of Kassandra. Located on the north-eastern side of the peninsula and overlooking a marvelous sandy bay, Afitos is rich in Orthodox Christian churches, stone houses and cobbled streets.
And how better to end a busy day than in the spa located atop the hill, with a view on the sea and surrounded by a pine forest? The thermal spa of Agia Paraskevi offers rejuvenating treatments in its saunas, hydro massage facilities, hammams and swimming pools.