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Chalkidiki hotels | a land of many natural charms
The prefecture of Halkidiki is located in Northern Greece, southeast of Thessaloniki. It is a beautiful place and attracts thousands of visitors because of the unique features it has. Famous for its natural beauty, and has lush vegetation, streams, springs, lakes and bays. One of the biggest attractions are the beaches of Halkidiki, many of which blend with lush forests. The villages are very picturesque, with a strong traditional element, either they are located above the green hills or close to the rugged beaches. In every corner of Halkidiki there are significant archaeological, historical and religious attractions that deserve a visit. Polygyros, the capital of Halkidiki, is the land area of the county and is built amphitheater on the slopes of Mount Prophet Elijah, offering breathtaking sea view and magnificent scenery. The most popular tourist resorts of Chalkidiki are the three peninsulas, or else the Trident or three feet, Kassandra in the west, Sithonia in the center and the Holy Mountain in the east.
Sithonia, the central peninsula of Halkidiki, is known for its unique natural beauty. Here you have the opportunity to stroll to beautiful sandy beaches and beautiful coves or beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages. It retains many traditional features, while it has a wide variety of hotels, rooms and apartments. It offers all the tourist facilities and amenities, tavernas, restaurants, bars and clubs, as well as organized car rental agencies.
Kassandra, the western peninsula of Halkidiki, is the busiest of the three peninsulas because of its short distance from Thessaloniki, but especially the developed tourist infrastructure, with many hotels, apartments and rented rooms, and numerous entertainment venues and catering for all tastes. Kassandra offers some of the best beaches of Halkidiki, and many combine the beauties of sea and mountain.
Mount Athos, the easternmost peninsula of Halkidiki, is a unique place. It is the spiritual center of Orthodoxy, and is the only autonomous state of Greece. It offers unparalleled spiritual aura and serene atmosphere that you will not find anywhere else in the world. The monasteries are surrounded by forests of ancient trees, and these contribute to the refreshing atmosphere of the area. At the entrance of the peninsula are the seaside resorts of Tripiti and Ouranoupolis, where there is a wide selection of hotels, bars, clubs, taverns and restaurants and beautiful beaches.