The beaches of Chalkidiki
are famous worldwide and have the reputation of being the best beaches of Greece, reminding tropical beaches, with their crystal-clear blue or turquoise waters and long fine sandy beaches. One of the particularities of Chalkidiki
is that it is combining those paradisiacal beaches with incredible dense vegetation and forest, giving to the visitor the feeling of being in the most perfect place of the world.
With 34 awarded beaches and 2 marinas with the 'blue flag' for the year 2005, Chalkidiki reached the 2nd place in Greece for its clear waters. The programm 'blue flag' awards a certification to the beaches, according the following criterias: clear water and beach, degree of the organisation of the beach, safety of the visitors and the active environmental protection of the nature. More specifically for the year 2004
above 'blue flag' certification was awarded to 32 beaches and 2 marinas in Chalkidiki. Visit www.blueflag.org for all Blue Flag awarded beaches in Chalkidiki.