Pefkohori

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Description

The friendly resort of Pefkohori lies towards the end of the Kassandra peninsula. Life is based around the village along the main road and beach promenade, with the old village, set back in the pine-clad hills. Numerous shops, bars and tavernas line both the main road and the promenade.

Who holidays in Pefkohori?

Suitable for all, especially younger people looking for relaxed days and lively evenings.

Highlights

  • Crystal clear waters
  • Friendly
  • Nightlife
  • Long, narrow, sand/shingle beach

Shopping

Gold: Many gold products can be found in the three coloured Cartier styles.

Ceramics: There are many styles of ceramics to be found in the area. As well as the gold plated style, you can find the red and black style that is found all over Greece.

Woollen goods: Arnea, in the Holoman Mountains, is the place to go to see the ladies of the village busy spinning and weaving for the handmade Flokati rugs, carpets and tapestries.

Things To Do

Popular activities for those taking holidays in Pefkohori include:

  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Walking
  • Watersports (jet ski, surf)
  • Bird watching.

Pefkohori Holidays - Excursions

Enjoy the sights of Sithonia: On a drive to meet the pirate ship that will take you to the majestic peninsula of Mount Athos. As we cruise along the coastline you'll see the famous monasteries clinging to the cliffs. Lunch at Ouranoupolis, the gateway to Athos.

Fun Day Cruise: Join Captain Mike and sail across the crystal blue waters to Sithonia. Once you have moored at one of the golden-sanded beaches you'll be able to swim and sunbathe as the crew onboard prepares the BBQ. The highlight of the day is when you reach Turtle Island were you will have ample time for cooling off in the crystal clear waters.

Alexander & Dion: Make the most of your time in such a historic part of the world

Foothills of Mount Olympus: You will take a stroll around Dion the well preserved archaeological site and admire the colourful mosaics. You'll travel across the arid plains to the resting place of Philip II. Vergina is the only archaeological site within a museum in the world.

Petralona Caves: Visit the cave with our expert guide and amaze at the stalactites and stalagmites. These caves are the most impressive in North Greece.

Sunset Cruise: Enjoy a fun evening of traditional cuisine and entertainment in sublime surroundings. Journey across the calm sea and unwind with a drink from the bar whilst your BBQ meal is being prepared. As you watch the end of a day come to a close, the sun slowly dips down below the horizon turning the sky a romantic red. Live music is played to serenade you throughout the night.

See your resort representative at the Welcome Get Together on the day after your arrival in resort. At this time you will need to confirm your place on any of the above days and nights out as spaces are limited.

Things To See

Thessaloniki: The second largest city in Greece it has several places of interest such as the old town and the oldest church, St Dimitrios. For some relaxation, a drink by the promenade offers the opportunity to enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Also great for shopping the city has a huge open daily market but also a selection of designers shops.

Sithonia: The most beautiful unspoiled area in Halkidiki. The best way to visit this area is by car. There are numerous traditional villages and also many secluded beaches where the water is crystal clear. It is a very relaxing way to enjoy the sheer beauty of Halkidiki.

Mount Athos: The most spectacular place in the area. It is the third peninsula of Halkidiki. There are more than 20 monasteries where even today 1700 monks are based. The monasteries are well preserved and can only be seen from the sea by boat.