Peninsula hopping in Greece

Secluded coves, lush forests and azure waters – welcome to Halkidiki's peninsulas.

Jurriaan Teulings
Origin travel expert
The different sides of Halkidiki's personality

Halkidiki's peninsulas stretch out into the Aegean Sea, like the trident of Poseidon. Though all boast a wealth of sun-kissed sandy shores, each has a character of its own; Kassandra is the most luxurious, Sithonia is the quiet one, and Athos stands proud with Mount Athos, a men-only monastic mountain state of 2,000 monks. Athos may be closed to most visitors, but Kassandra and Sithonia offer more than enough entertainment to make Halkidiki worth a trip.

White sandy beaches everywhere you turn
The stunning azure waters
A green haven of luxury on Kassandra

Located on the westernmost peninsula of Kassandra, the Sani Dunes resort was recently named the World’s Leading Luxury Green Resort at the World Travel Awards. Not only is it a haven of stunning natural beauty, but it's also making efforts to preserve all that nature for future generations. As for the luxury part: lavish suites, a personal concierge, exclusive service on a private beach, and Volvo tours of the peninsula with a private driver take care of that.

There's plenty of options for day cruises
A dreamy two bedroom suite with a private infinity pool
Sani's family suite also comes with its own pool
Sithonia

If you're seeking seclusion and tranquility, Sithonia is the ideal destination. The calmer of the three peninsulas, you can swim in the pristine waters around Diaporos, an uninhabited island off the coast of Vourvourou, and visit Palia Nikiti, a beautiful 7-centuries-old village. Here, the blossom-filled courtyards and balconies create the ultimate in romantic nostalgia.

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