Halkidiki is a beautiful peninsula, green with exotic beaches but also with many options for entertainment, food and drink. It also has great archaeological sites and attractions worth discovering. The whole peninsula is easily accessible by car, whether you prefer to visit Kassandra on the first leg, or Sithonia or even Mount Athos.For all these reasons, Halkidiki is one of the top travel destinations in Greece, especially preferred by young people and families. If this summer you prefer to visit this magical peninsula of northern Greece, stay with us to discover the best beaches of Halkidiki for family vacations.
One of the most popular destinations for family holidays in Halkidiki is Neos Marmaras. It is a cosmopolitan village located at the second leg of Halkidiki, in Sithonia, with beautiful beaches, vivid nightlife and incredible landscapes.
As for the beaches of Neos Marmaras, it is definitely worth visiting Ai Giannis, Akti Kalogrias, Lagomandra and Paradise. All of them are easily accessible by car, they are sandy with crystal clear warm and shallow waters. Except for the unorganized Akti Kalogria, all other beaches have a beach bar, sunbeds, umbrellas and excellent facilities. In addition, at a small distance of Neos Marmaras is the famous and imposing hotel Porto Carras, which has one of the most beautiful beaches of Sithonia.
Neos Marmaras is also ideal for all ages, as it perfectly combines nightlife and rest. In the surrounding area and along the port you will find dozens of options for food and drink, bars, cafes, traditional taverns and restaurants.
Another option ideal for family vacations in Halkidiki is Vourvourou. In fact, it is a settlement with many resorts, in the second leg of Halkidiki, where the green, the pines and the clear blue waters steal the show.
As for the beaches of Vourvourou, they are considered one of the most popular because of the purity of the waters and the unique natural beauty. Among them stands out Karydi beach, an exotic beach with fine white sand and turquoise waters surrounded by tall pines and impressive white rocks. From Vourvourou, you can also spend a day of your vacation renting a boat and exploring the island of Diaporo with your family. A magical destination with shallow crystal clear waters that excites every visitor.
If you are a nature lover and you are looking for a destination for peace and relaxation but also to combine beautiful beaches, then the third leg of Halkidiki is the right place for you. The first leg, Kassandra, is aimed mainly at young people looking for a vibrant nightlife and beach bars with loud music, cocktails and parties. The second leg of Halkidiki, Sithonia, offers a combination of fun and relaxation as the beaches keep a quieter pace, while the third, Mount Athos is the ultimate destination for relaxation and tranquillity.
Especially Ouranoupolis, can be considered the most suitable destination for family holidays in Halkidiki, as it has excellent all-inclusive hotel units that emphasize family activities and welcoming traditional taverns where you can enjoy authentic Greek dishes and fresh fish. Also, it is worth taking the boat from Ouranoupolis and making the tour of Mount Athos, admiring the monasteries from a distance but also to swim in the clear blue waters overlooking the green landscape. Combining landscapes of unparalleled beauty and gorgeous beaches, the third leg is a perfect choice for an unforgettable family vacation.
By renting a car from Alpha Drive you will have the opportunity to visit the best beaches of Halkidiki and enjoy carefree moments with your family. With more than 70 vehicles available, AlphaDrive is able to fully meet your car rental needs in Halkidiki.
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