SITHONIA Blue Flag Beaches

On Sithoniagreece.com we have listed 16 beaches with this designation. There is also a ‘Blue Flag’ marina in Sithonia. In 2016 Greece had 430 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches, which placed in 3rd position among 50 countries. Of these ‘Blue flag’ beaches in Greece, Halkidiki has the largest number of any municipality with 52 ‘Blue Flags’.

WHAT IS A BLUE FLAG BEACH?
‘Blue Flag’ is a prestigious, international award system which acts as a guarantee to tourists that a beach or marina they are visiting meets the standard as one of the best in the world.The title is awarded to beaches that have attained to the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management. Over the years it has acted as an incentive to many beach managers to improve the quality of the coast.

 

Halkidiki Pefkohori beach

Pefkohori beach Halkidiki: It is afabulous beach with amazing blue waters and nice facilities located 68 km south of Poligiros, the main town of Halkidiki and 80 km from Thessaloniki. Pefkohori is a lovly beach resort and very busy during the high season. It is an ideal destinations, for the nature lovers gifted with some beautiful spots such as the nearby beach of Pagliouri which is a lovely camping site as well. The waters are so calm and clear and a nice swimming spot for families. The waterfront promenade of Pefkohori is lined with nice taverns with charming terraces overlooking the beach. Besides sunbathing and swimming, Pefkohori beach offers many snorkeling sites.

Halkidiki Skala Fourkas beach

Skala Fourkas beach Halkidiki: Skala Fourkas is a popular beach resort located 64 km south of Poligiros, on the southern side of Kassandra. Surrounded by low hills with lush greenery and large in size, Skala Fourkas gets frequented in summer with visitors from Fourka and other nearby resorts, such as Siviri, Possidi and Mola Kalyva. The sandy beach is organized with sunbeds, umbrellas and fish taverns. Close to the beach, there is a small port for fishing boats.