Expansive peninsulas fringed with pine trees give way to sandy coves and wide beaches with golden sands. Aside from warm, turquoise waters and remarkable sunsets, luxury holidays in Halkidiki come complete with fine dining and luxury spas and a range of activities for honeymooners and families alike.
Kassandra, the westernmost peninsula, is renowned for its unspoilt natural beauty, its numerous sublime beaches and rippling Mediterranean forests. For those seeking a more authentic Greek getaway, Sithonia offers secluded coves along the waters edge, coupled with mesmerising sunsets, that make for a magical moment with a loved one.
Halkidiki is warm and dry from June to September with temperatures reaching 30 degrees and above in June, July and August. The hottest months are popular with travellers hoping to top up their suntans, whilst April, May and October are better for hiking.
In May, Sani Resort hosts Sani Gourmet, an annual food festival featuring Michelin-starred chefs, with plenty of tasty dishes and accompanying wines on offer. From July to August, experience the resort's annual Sani Festival, an international music event with award-winning musicians and orchestras.
In Halkidiki you'll get to try traditional Greek specialities, like lamb kleftiko and moussaka, and taste international dishes from Thailand and China. At Ikos Oceania, sample the finest Michelin-starred Italian cuisine at the Fresco restaurant.
The Mediterranean climate and the region's landscape combine to produce some magnificent wines. Enjoy a wine tour or relax by the pool, either way you'll find a glass to your taste as the island grows a wide variety of grapes.
You should carry identification with you at all times and keep a photocopy of your passport. British passport holders do not need a visa to enter Greece and can stay for up to 3 months. Visit GOV.UK for more advice on passports, visas and travel.