Halkidiki Hotels

Sunny, golden sandy beaches, deep and picturesque gulfs, traditional villages and modern tourist resorts, small islands and sheltered bays, Mediterranean climate and magnificent natural beauty make up Halkidiki. Halkidiki is not as well known as many of the other Greek holiday resorts but that may well be it's appeal.

How Hot?

Halkidiki has a typically Mediterranean climate, with long hot summers and little rain. Average temperatures throughout the year are from June 66ºF (19ºC), July 75ºF (24ºC), August and September 79ºF (26.6ºC), and October 70ºF (21.5ºC).

Out and About

Halkidiki is a more relaxed, laid back resort compared to some of the more developed resorts but there is still loads to do with plenty of beaches and outdoor activities.

If you are looking for some souvenirs to take home or you just fancy treating yourself, take a trip to Thessaloniki, it's full of classic antique stores and top designer boutiques and is a great alternative to a day at the beach. Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece also has a great range of shops.

For a relaxing day out, take a boat trip along the 'Holy Mountain's west coast' from Ouranoupolis to the enchanting Mount Athos to see some fantastic monasteries.

There are some beautiful beaches in Halkidiki but Possidi beach offers much more, it offers some beautiful views and some great sights to explore such as the remains of an ancient temple and the colonial lighthouse.

The Cave of Petralona with it's intriguing canyons and the nearby Anthropological Museum in the capital of Polygyros is a great way to find out about the history of Halkidiki and soak up some Greek culture at the same time.

Outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking and horse riding are popular as there are many quaint villages and stunning woodland to be explored.

Halkidiki prides itself in it's nightlife and offers something for everyone whether they like clubbing or enjoy a quiet meal in one of the waterfront restaurants. The towns of Kalithea, Polygyros and Hanioti tend to be quite lively with buzzing cocktail bars and open-air nightclubs. If you prefer something a little more subdued, the small villages of Skioni and Marmasas are probably more suitable.

Out for Lunch!

Halkidiki has a Greek influence to its cuisine as well as Oriental and European input to it. The food in Halkidiki is both simple to make and very tasty. The best way to try a variety of different foods in Halkidiki is by having a meze. This is a variety of appetizers and starters set in the middle of the table for all to enjoy. Mezes can include Greek salads, dolmades, tzatziki, soups, cheese pies, soutzoukakia and souvlaki.

There are plenty of restaurants for you to enjoy the food in Halkidiki. Dotted around the resort are numerous luxury restaurants to enjoy traditional cuisine. There are snack bars on every street corner offering the local snacks including gyros. Travel further inland to discover small local tavernas where there are limited choices but will be of local menus using local produces.

Quick Facts

Flight Time - From Glasgow 4 hrs, From Manchester 3 hrs 20, From London 3 hrs 10 mins

Currency -Euro

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars and Cafes - mixed and varied

Best Time to Visit: May to October

Top Hotels In Halkidiki

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Halkidiki, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

Hilltop Hotel is a hospitable family run hotel catering to couples and families, with scenic surroundings and just a couple of minutes walk from the resort centre....

The Tropical Studio Apartments are an attractive family run property that is close to the centre of Hanioti....

The Gi-Ga-Mar Studios have a quiet location, offering a comfortable base with simply furnished accommodation just a short walk from the beach and resort centre....

An all-suite spa hotel offering tranquil surroundings, luxurious accommodation and an extensive range of onsite facilities ensuring all guests experience a pleasurable and truly relaxing holiday....

The Renaissance Halkidiki Hotel offers a friendly and peaceful atmosphere which is perfect for families looking for a relaxing holiday....

The Daphne Holiday Club Hotel is surrounded by a green pine forest, gardens and provides stunning views over the Sithonia Peninsular. The hotel is a good choice for anyone requiring good quality, fri...

Offering elegant accommodation and spectacular views of Mount Olympus this comfortable hotel offers great onsite facilities including excellent sport and leisure options suitable for everyone....

Nea Potidea
The Portes Beach Hotel has plenty of facilities on offer including a kid's club and playground, daytime and evening entertainment, as well as a gym, sauna and tennis court....

Nea Potidea
This beachfront hotel provides a good variety of facilities, including a spa centre, children's playground and mini-club....

Kalithea Halkidiki
Eden Hotel is a small and friendly B&B property, set around it's outdoor swimming pool and centrally located in Afitos to experience traditional Greek village life....


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