The Greek islands may be the first image that comes to mind when you think of summer in Greece, but with its untouched nature, sandy beaches, and turquoise waters, Halkidiki on the northern part of the mainland is equally magnetizing. Rich in kilometer-long sandy beaches, old monuments and picturesque villages which didn’t lose any authenticity, Halkidiki may be filled with the usual touristy beach resorts and all-inclusive hotels but it still boasts a few smaller-size boutique hotels where charm, convenience, and effectiveness are the motto. Here is our selection of the top boutique hotels you can find in Halkidiki.
Located in the quiet town of Pefkochori, in the Kassandra part of the peninsula, Art Boutique Hotel is a charming little boutique hotel where you can escape from the world into a cozy and relaxing universe. If you prefer small and intimate hotels, this is definitely what you need. Sleek interior, professional staff and fresh sea air mixed with pine scents, this is what you get at Art Boutique Hotel. We are sure you’ll be coming back for seconds.
Located on the northeastern coast of the Kassandra peninsula, in the charming village of Afytos, the Afitis Hotel is an elegant haven offering a resting destination for the refine traveler in Halkidiki. Offering a refreshing blend of sandy beach and green gardens, the establishment is split between four buildings and features a private beach. Whether you opt for relaxing by the water on a comfy lounger or exploring the village with its stone-paved streets and characteristic architecture, we predict a restful and enjoyable holiday in your future.
Also located outside Afytos is Petrino Suites Hotel, a stone building for those with a knack for architecture. True to the local architectural style, the hotel is a quiet and pleasant abode for the ones looking for an authentic experience. Surrounded by lush gardens, a private beach as well as a pool, the hotel has a lovely breakfast area by the garden. Prepare for some leisure strolls by the beach or an adventure exploring the nearby sites.
On the eastern coast of Kassandra in Polichrono, the cozy Akrogiali Boutique Hotel is a favorite among visitors. Blending seamlessly the advantages of small hotels with the modernity and professionalism of a luxury resort, the Akrogiali Boutique Hotel may just be what the doctor ordered for your relaxing vacation in Halkidiki. Conveniently located near the beach with its crystal-clear waters ideal for snorkeling and several stores, the hotel offers a delicious Greek breakfast and typical local flavors for dining.
More than a simple boutique hotel with suites, Ekies All Senses Resort is a little gem in Vourvourou, on the Sithonia peninsula. Completely in line with the more laid-back character of the area, Ekies is a family-friendly holiday destination where you can relax and let go of all your stress. The rooms and suites are decorated and include eco-friendly materials and have an appeasing aura, while the variety of accommodation options make it perfect for larger groups and/or families. With easy access to the beach, several dining options and a wide package of treatments and therapies, Ekies is definitely a must when vacationing in Halkidiki.
For all the travelers out there in search of a luxurious boutique hotel in Halkidiki, Danai Beach Resort & Villas is a splendid getaway surrounded by lush nature with access to a 314-meter-long private beach. With a selection of suites and villas to choose from, the resort, only 50 minutes away from Thessaloniki Airport, is set in lush gardens and features modern amenities, including an indoor and outdoor pool, a tennis court, a gym, and a spa, and include a rich agenda of activities, just in case you may feel like leaving the property.
On the third ‘finger’ of the Halkidiki peninsula, in Ierissos, the family-run Gkeea Boutique Hotel awaits. Modern and sophisticated, yet with a warm and intimate touch, this little hotel is certainly a great base for your trips around the region. Start your day with a delicious breakfast in the dining area and get ready to explore. Don’t hesitate to ask the friendly and professional staff to point you to the best the area has to offer but if you find yourself in a lazy mood, nothing stops you from staying in your room and relax.