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Mount Athos Glassbottom Cruise with Ammouliani Island visit

1. Mount Athos Glassbottom Cruise with Ammouliani Island visit

Take part in a guided sightseeing cruise around the Mount Athos bay in Halkidiki to view the imposing western part of the Holy Mountain Athos in a Glassbottom vessel. This cruise departs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. However, on Tuesday the tour stops at the center of the village of Ammouliani, while on Thursday and Sundays it stops at Alykes beach. After visiting the monasteries, take some fantastic photos as your boat passes the gorgeous Drenia islets or Donkey Islands as the locals refer to them. Explore the majestic island of Ammouliani by stopping there for 1.5 hours where you'll have the opportunity for swimming or to have lunch. On Thursdays and Sundays in May and September, if the weather is not good, the 1.5-hour stop will be at Ammouliani's Village.  Return back at Ouranoupoli at 4 PM.

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From Nea Fokea: Chalkidiki 6-Hour Cruise by Sailing Boat

2. From Nea Fokea: Chalkidiki 6-Hour Cruise by Sailing Boat

Climb aboard an elegant sailing boat in the port of Nea Fokea and sail along the stunning coastline of Chalkidiki. Make your way to the village of Afytos, where you can cool down with a swim in the crystal clear waters and soak up the scenery. Continue to Kriopigi and go ashore to enjoy a refreshing drink at a small beach bar. Get served a fruit salad and enjoy another swim or top up your tan in the sun. Next, feast from a lunch of sandwiches and fresh fruit with water, wine, apple juice, coffee and iced tea at Kalithea Beach Cruise back along the coast and get dropped off at the port of Nea Fokea in the late afternoon at the end of your amazing experience.

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Chalkidiki: Lunch Cruise to Blue Lagoon & Vourvourou's Islet

3. Chalkidiki: Lunch Cruise to Blue Lagoon & Vourvourou's Islet

Delight in a fun cruise aboard a glass-bottom boat from Ouranoupoli's port to the famous beaches of Sithonia and the islands of Vourvourou and Diaparos. Enjoy plenty of opportunity for swimming and snorkeling, and savor a traditional Greek barbecue meal for lunch. Board your ferry in the port of Ouranoupoli and set sail at 11:00 AM. Pass over the most famous reef in the area and admire the yellow corals from your glass-bottom boat. Travel to the second peninsula of Haidiki, Sithonia, and take some fabulous photos of the most famous beaches. Next, stop at the Blue Lagoon for 2 hours. Swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters of the bay at a depth of 2 meters using the snorkeling equipment and swimming toys included with your tour. After swimming and snorkeling, replenish your energy with a barbecue full of traditional Greek flavors, such as souvlaki, Greek salad, tzatziki, and bread. Enjoy a glass of wine and beverages for your children with your meal, but inform the local partner a few days in advance if you require a vegetarian meal. Once you've had your lunch, make your way to Alikes beach on Ammouliani. Stop for 1.5 hours for more swimming opportunities, or sip a cocktail at one of the various beach bars. The tour concludes with a return to Ouranoupolis at 5:00 PM.

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Vourvourou: Guided Half-Day Kayak Tour in Diaporos Island

4. Vourvourou: Guided Half-Day Kayak Tour in Diaporos Island

Begin your adventure at Mikro Karydi beach in Vourvourou. Upon meeting you, your guide will ensure that you have all the equipment necessary for an enjoyable kayaking tour. The guide will also show you some basics about the kayak to ensure your safety throughout. Each double kayak has a portable cool-box containing sandwiches, fruit, bottles of water, and juice. Set off from Karydi beach, the most famous beach of Halkidiki, to see even more beautiful beaches along the way. Your first stop will be on the South beach of Diaporos island. Here, you will have some free time to explore the beach, take photos, swim, snorkel, and relax. You will also have the chance to discover the eastern side of Diaporos island Then, pick up your paddles again and head to Mirsini beach. After some free time here, you will make one more stop on a very small and wonderful beach on Kalamonisia island. Finally, return to Mikro Karydi where you will take a commemorative group photo and receive a surprise gift.

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From Ouranoupoli: Blue Lagoon Three Island Cruise

5. From Ouranoupoli: Blue Lagoon Three Island Cruise

Departing from Ouranoupolis Port, explore the crystal blue waters of Halkidiki and visit three islands in just one day. The uninhabited Diaporos Island is a marvelous destination where you can enjoy the crystal waters of the area and jump in the sea as the rays hit the water. The local market on Ammouliani Island is a destination you can't miss. Take some time to admire local products as well as the centuries-old structures of the village before you head to Banana Beach. Soak up the rays or relax in the shade of an umbrella. Listen to music, taste real greek food, swim, snorkel, and explore the beautiful coast.

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Full-Day Sailing Cruise Halkidiki

6. Full-Day Sailing Cruise Halkidiki

Enjoy a full-day sailing cruise (7 hours) on the 12-meter Bavaria yacht in Halkidiki, to Toroneos gulf and Sithonia peninsula.  The luxury of the design, decoration and amenities will satisfy your every need. The yacht can board up to 8 people. The cruise starts from Paliouri pier at 10:00 . The yacht can board up to 8 people, and the route Route : Paliouri, Kelyfos Island, Spalathonisia, Paliouri Alternative route: Paliouri, Kelyfos, N. Marmaras, Porto Carras, Paliouri You have the option to swim, go snorkeling, fishing,  and simply sit-back, watch the world go by and enjoy a beautiful view.

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Halkidiki: Half-Day Sailing Cruise to Kelyfos Island

7. Halkidiki: Half-Day Sailing Cruise to Kelyfos Island

Starting from the meeting point in Paliouri, choose either a morning cruise from 10 AM, or an early evening cruise from 2 PM. Meet your skipper and co-skipper and board the luxury yacht fully equipped with all you need for a fabulous time at sea.  Enjoy a welcome drink as you get comfortable and set sail, passing by the beautiful beaches on Kassandra’s coastline. Listen to music on the high-end music system and take advantage of the onboard Wi-Fi as you sail. Indulge in a delicious fruit basket, soft drinks, and a Greek meze as your head toward Kelyfos island.  Take time to swim, snorkel, and try some fishing in the incredible turquoise waters of the island. Back on board, set sail and marvel at the stunning nature lining the Sithonia coastline. Unlike Kassandra — whose coastline is lined with many resorts — Sithonia’s pristine beauty will amaze you up close or from afar. Watch from the comfort of your yacht how the wooded areas alternate with rock formations and splendid beaches. Then, return back to the starting point of your cruise with your senses well and truly stimulated.

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From Kassandra: Explore Chalkidiki by Boat with Soft Drinks

8. From Kassandra: Explore Chalkidiki by Boat with Soft Drinks

Enjoy a relaxing customizable boat tour of the Chalkidiki area on this tour from Nea Fokea port in Kassandra. Spend your day hopping from beach to beach and sipping cool soft drinks aboard a comfortable private boat. Meet your local skipper and embark from the port of Nea Fokea. Watch the port village and the charming fishing boats recede as you sail away. Stop at a beach bar where you can purchase a beer or a coffee. Create your own itinerary to 5 stunning Chalkidiki beaches. Soak up some sun on a remote sandy beach. Take pictures with breathtaking back drops. Dive into the refreshing water and snorkel through waters teeming with silver fish. Return to Nea Fokea port.

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From Kassandra: 2-Day Sailing Cruise in Chalkidiki

9. From Kassandra: 2-Day Sailing Cruise in Chalkidiki

Enjoy a 2-day sailing cruise aboard a Bavaria 40 yacht from Halkidiki to the Toroneos Gulf, Kassandra and the Sithonia peninsula. The boat is 12-meters of luxury, beautifully designed and has amenities to satisfy your every need. The boat can fit up to 8 people and starts from Paliouri pier at approximately 10:00 AM in the morning. The route you will take covers some great spots including: Potidea, Marmaras, Spalathonisia, Toroni, Koufo and Paliouri. There will be stops for dinner and visits to some villages with time for swimming, snorkelling and fishing or just enjoying the beautiful views.

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From Nikiti: Private Catamaran Day Cruise with Open Bar

10. From Nikiti: Private Catamaran Day Cruise with Open Bar

Relax or party your way on this premium private cruise aboard a catamaran yacht with an open bar. Travel round-trip from Nikiti to Kalogria Beach, Kelifos Island, and Agios Georgios Beach. Snorkel, paddleboard, or sunbathe, and enjoy a Medetarianian meal. Begin your sailing trip from the port of Nikiti. Board your luxury catamaran for the day and head first to Kalogria Beach where you can enjoy water sports and games while enjoying the open bar. Continue to Kelifos Island, also known as Turtle Island, and delight in sunbathing, swimming, and exploring the underwater caves while the yacht's hostess prepares your lunch. After recharging with lunch, sail to Agios Georgios Beach to enjoy fruit salad, drinks, and a few more moments of relaxation before heading back to Nikiti.

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What people are saying about Halkidiki

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 30 reviews

It was a great trip (kurva jó)! We have visited a nice snorkelling place and jumped a lot from the boat, than we had a great time at Alikes beach. The lunch was small but tasty, would recommend it anytime!

Very nice boat, the excursion was not too long, which for us was perfect. The boat was clean and the people working there very polite.

If you want to see Sithonia's beauty from the sea and enjoying it being close to the nature, then it's a must activity.

Perfect tour, with many beautiful places and secret beaches to discover!

It was very beautiful and so uncomplicated! We would book it again!