Kassandra Kallithea Introduction
Kassandra Kallithea is situated midway down the east coast of the Kassandra Peninsular, ninety-five kilometres from Thessalonika with a transfer time from the airport of ninety to one hundred and twenty minutes. It is a bustling lively resort that was first settled in the nineteen twenties when refugees arrived from Asia Minor. Since the advent of package holidays it has become a very popular destination. It benefits from a pale sandy beach and clean shallow seas, a variety of water sports, a wide range of tavernas and restaurants and a lively nightlife. All in all, a Kassandra Kallithea has something for everyone.
Why Go To Kassandra Kallithea?
Kassandra Kallithea offers a lively beach holiday with plenty to entertain holidaymakers by both day and night. With a good sandy beach, warm water, sporting facilities, ancient ruins, superb restaurants, fine wine, lively night spots, good shopping and the hospitality of the locals, who could ask for anything more?
Who Is Kassandra Kallithea Popular With?
A Kassandra Kallithea holiday is popular with all age ranges and most interests. Families with small children find the beach is perfect for those with small children, and the bathing is safe. There are plenty of water sporting activities for the more energetic and those looking for a peaceful retreat will not have to search for long as there are many quiet spots in which to relax.
When To Go To Kassandra Kallithea
Although the holiday season lasts from April until October when the temperature ranges from twenty to thirty degrees, summer is the most popular time to visit Kassandra Kallithea.
Kassandra Kallithea - The Place
Kassandra Kallithea on the east of the Kassandra Peninsular basks in summer sunshine. Framed by pine trees and low hills it looks out across the sea to the Sithonia Peninsular and Kelyfos Island. It is a vibrant resort popular with a wide range of ages and interests. Kassandra Kallithea lies in a fertile green area with an abundance of trees. Its soft sandy beach is well organised with sun beds and umbrellas and the gentle slope of the sand into the clear waters of the Aegean provides safe conditions for children and less confident swimmers. A variety of water sports is available from the beach.
Kassandra Kallithea has a wide variety of accommodation catering for all budgets from luxury five star hotel complexes, to simple apartments and studios. Restaurants, cafes, bars and tavernas, as well as fast food outlets provide food to suit all tastes even the most conservative and pernickety of palates. There are also many shops for all your holiday needs including gifts and mementoes. Kassandra Kallithea is one of the liveliest resorts on the peninsular with bars, discos and clubs providing entertainment throughout the night.
For those interested in the ancient past, there are a number of excursions to nearby archaeological sites including the Sanctuary of Zeus and the Sanctuary of Dionysus and the nymphs.
Kassandra Kallithea Nightlife
Kassandra Kallithea’s nightlife is very lively especially during the peak of the season. Since dinner in Greece is served fairly late, the bars, discos and clubs don’t really liven up until eleven o’clock. They do however throb through the night and don’t close their doors until dawn. Those who wish for more sedate evenings will find many opportunities for a pleasant meal accompanied by a tasty wine in a good restaurant.
Kassandra Kallithea has a good range of shops selling all your holiday essentials including the obligatory gifts and souvenirs. Popular buys include ceramics, gold and silver jewellery, leather goods and embroidered linens. Those with a sweet tooth should try Kassandra Kallithea’s honey.
Kassandra Kallithea Eating
Kassandra Kallithea has a very wide selection of eateries serving almost every type of dish from traditional menus to international cuisine. There are even British style pubs for the less adventurous palate. There are some excellent traditional fish restaurants where the ingredients could not be fresher, having being caught that day. Eating out in Greece is a pleasure not to be rushed, so don’t mistake the relaxed attitude of waiters for tardy service. A good way to try traditional food is to order Mezedes, the Greek equivalent of the Spanish tapas, which includes a variety of bite-sized fish, meat and vegetables. Local wines are very pleasant and are inexpensive.
Children are always made very welcome in restaurants and their portion size and tastes are usually accommodated.