P. Merakos
HALKIDIKI

61 beaches of Mt Athos

The Athos Peninsula, the easternmost part of Halkidiki with a 300 kl coastline and numerous certified blue flag beaches is an ideal summer destination, in North Greece.

The area reserved to the Orthodox Monastic community of Mount Athos (Agion Oros) with 20 monasteries and other dependencies, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988; however it is only open to religious tourism. Mount Athos overlooks the Northern Aegean Sea. A number of areas within are protected as part of the European Convention Natura 2000 network.

Discover 61 different beaches with crystal clear waters and golden sand, bays, little islands – like Ammouliani - and green landscapes that will make your dream vacation come true! If you prefer an exotic camping vacation in the arms of nature, next to clear blue waters then why not try the beaches Zepko, Vasilitsi, Diavorvoro, Marmari, Ierisos Camping, Alykes Camping and Megali Ammos where you will enjoy peaceful times and relax away from the hectic city rhythms. Sunbathe by the crystal clear waters of Arsana and Chiliadou (shingle beaches), Kakoudia, Mousiou, Tratovoli, Faka, Kastri, and Kouri (sandy beaches). You can also enjoy the peaceful pine landscapes that reach up to the sea at Sykia, Kefalas and Nea RodaMetaleio beaches.

If you are looking for turquoise beaches offering facilities such as sunbeds, changing cabins, showers, bars, and restaurants, visit one of the following: Chrysi Akti, Vina, Gourgourou, Stratoni, Ierissos, Nea Roda, Megali Ammos, Agios Georgios, Alykes, Xiro Potami (Gomati Area), Develiki and Pyrgos.
Ride the waves on Kozi, Copa Cabbana and Eagles Palace Resort & Spa beaches.Dive and explore the amazing underwater life of Porto, Eagles Palace Resort & Spa and Faka beaches. Enjoy the breathtalking view from Proti Ammoudia, Eagles Palace Resort & Spa, Theoxenia Alexandros Palace Hotels & Suite, Limani (Ammouliani) and Janis (Ammouliani) beaches.

Rejuvenate yourselves by the cool waters at Limani (Nea Roda), Komitsa – Camping, Komitsa – Ktima Hatzi, Drenia, Penna, Artemi and Gialakia. If tropical white sandy beaches are your thing, try Kampos, Petalidi, Tigani (Ammouliani), Karagatsi (Ammouliani), Komitsa, Kleisouri, Karvounoskala and Zougla beaches!

For more info check here: www.mountathosarea.org