Location: 40km from the venue
Kavourotrypes, known also as Portokali (Orange beach) is located between Armenistis and Platanisi beaches in Sithonia. Undoubtedly, it is the real paradise on earth; it is a golden sandy beach with crystal-clear, emerald and shallow waters with great view to Mt. Athos surrounded by pine trees and white rocks. It is partly organized and not easily accessible.
Location: 38km from the venue
Lagonisi beach is a little gem in Sithonia with calm waters for swimming and a great view. The island Diaporos, about a kilometer off shore, protects this wonderful beach from winds and waves. There are a few small family run apartment complexes here. Lagonisi used to be a quieter beach, but a beach bar was built and now in the high season and weekends there can be crowds.
Location: 13km from the venue
Marathias beach is a small beach in the southern tip of Sithonia by Porto Koufo. The beach itself is not a great beach that you would go out of your way for and is mainly used by locals who live the summer in the small community next to the beach. You will never really see anybody enjoying the beach.There is absolutely no beach development on Marathias beach just you and the fish.
Location: 45km from the venue
Armenistis beach has been coined as one of Greece’s greatest camping beaches. With a kilometer of pure sand and shallow water this beach has definitely earned its title and also has the rating as a “Blue Flag” beach. The size of Armenistis assures that you will always find space for your towel and not feel crowded.
Location: 21km from the venue
Kriaritsi beach is a long bay that is actually 2 beaches divided by a crag. The southern smaller section of beach is frequented by nudists who set up camp over the summer. The northern larger part is also very much a campers beach but the more clothes friendly kind. Facing the open sea, the water is amazingly pure, a delight for swimmers and is rated among Sithonia’s top 10!
This is just a very tiny selection of the locations Halkidiki has to offer! Please take your time to make your own research and discover the dozens of gems this area is hiding. The locals are some of the best people you can get, super hospitable, the Greek cuisine is nothing less than amazing, and it’s absolutely sure wherever you choose to go, you’ll have some fun times! Halkidiki it’s that once-in-your-lifetime thing! Make it count.