There is no doubt that Halkidiki is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in Greece! The reason why every year Halkidiki attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world is the variety of options it provides to its visitors. Whether you want to go on vacation with your friends, or with your other half, or with your children, it is absolutely certain that Halkidiki will cover all your needs and will offer you unforgettable summer experiences! By reading this article you will discover what are the best destinations for holidays with children in Halkidiki, in order to decide the ideal destination for you and your children, to spend an unforgettable family vacation this summer!


Our list starts from the first peninsula of Halkidiki, Kassandra and from the beautiful area of ​​Sani, which is located just 82 km away from Thessaloniki! There you will find developed hotel units, and beautiful natural landscapes with deep blue seas and a wonderful view of Mount Olympus! Moreover, Sani Resort which occupies the largest part of the area provides many entertainment options such as beach bars and sports activities!

Sani for children

Sani is an excellent choice for holidays with children, in Halkidiki, due to its extremely clean and shallow waters. In addition, its beaches mainly consist of fine sand, which means that you will avoid the annoying pebble cuts, while your children can have fun playing on the beach and picking up the colorful shells, which are quite common in the area! When it comes to your children’s safety you can have your peace of mind, as most beaches have lifeguards.

Finally, if you choose to stay at Sani Resort, your children will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities such as tennis, football, etc. You can also take part in Sani festival which includes many activities for children and adults!

holidays in Halkidiki with children-Sani-Alpha Drive

Neos Marmaras

Neos Marmaras is a very cosmopolitan resort located on the second peninsula of Halkidiki, Sithonia and is about 120 km away from the city of Thessaloniki. The village is famous for its wonderful view of Toroneos gulf and also of the impressive Mountain of the Gods, Olympus.

Neos Marmaras for children

Neos Marmaras has one of the most beautiful and long beaches of Halkidiki. When you visit the beach with your children, you can either choose to visit an organized part of the beach, drinking the drink of your choice, or to relax in a quiet part, bringing your own umbrellas and sunbeds. In any case, both children and adults should always wear sunscreen, as the sun is very intense, especially in July and August. Neos Marmaras is also an excellent choice for those who want to combine their summer vacation with some educational trips for their children, as at a distance of only 5 km is the historic stone settlement, Parthenonas.

holidays in Halkidiki with children-Neos Marmaras-Alpha Drive

Vourvourou is one of the most famous beaches of the second peninsula of Halkidiki, in fact many compare it to the exotic Caribbean beaches , due to its turquoise waters and the complex of nine islands located on the Vourvourou bay. If you visit Vourvourou, in addition to its endless natural beauty, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy delicious local products such as oil, wine, honey and tsipouro produced in the area!

Vourvourou for children

Vourvourou is a great opportunity for children to connect with nature, as  you will have the opportunity to enjoy some exciting hiking on Mount Itamos, which is located just above it. So not only will you admire the lush forest that exists there, but you will also admire  the excellent view it has to the other two Peninsulas of Halkidiki. Finally, the beach of Vourvourou and those of the small islands that are located opposite it are an excellent choice for families with small children, as they have crystal clear waters and sandy beaches.

holidays in Halkidiki with children-vourvourou-Alpha Drive


Ouranoupoli is one of the few destinations that, despite settling on the third peninsula of Halkidiki, does not belong to the jurisdiction of Mount Athos and is accessible to everyone. Although Ouranoupolis is a very beautiful town, it is not very crowded during summer , which makes it an excellent choice for those families who want to enjoy tranquil vacation.

Ouranoupoli for children

Your children can enjoy a fantastic vacation time in Ouranoupoli, swimming in its crystal clear waters and making excursions to its many attractions, with the most famous of all being the Byzantine tower that on its beach. Moreover, in the prefecture of Ouranoupoli there are several archeological exhibits that the whole family should admire. Some of them are Ancient Akanthos, the canal of Xerxes and the village of the philosopher Aristotle, Stagira.

holidays in Halkidiki with children-Ouranoupoli-Alpha Drive

Whichever of these destinations you choose, it is absolutely certain that you will spend an amazing vacation with your children in Halkidiki, as it is a place that combines an endless natural beauty with the tourist amenities that we all seek during our holidays. Renting the vehicle of your choice from the alpha drive, you will have the opportunity to explore all the enchanting destinations on Halkidiki peninsula.

Rent your vehicle online now or call the reservations department Tel .: + 30 2310447878, Mobile: + 30 6944736008