Kassandra Pefkohori Introduction
Kassandra Pefkohori is situated on the south east coast of the Kassandra Peninsular, one hundred kilometres from Thessalonika with a transfer time from the airport of roughly two hours. Lying between the resorts of Hanioti and Paliouri, Kassandra Pefkohori has been a popular resort since the nineteen seventies. It lies in an area of great natural beauty surrounded by pine forests. The sandy beach and clear blue water, the winding streets of the old town, the palm lined promenade, the traditional tavernas and restaurants, all combine to make Kassandra Pefkohori a holiday to remember.
Why Go To Kassandra Pefkohori?
Kassandra Pefkohori has much to offer holidaymakers. It is a relaxing fun-loving resort that has a gentle exuberance where nightlife is lively without being raucous. It has an excellent range of hotel, apartment and villa accommodation that caters for all budgets and its restaurants and tavernas cater for most tastes. There are recreational facilities both in and out of the water and a good number of shops. All in all, a Kassandra Pefkohori holiday has something for everyone.
Who Is Kassandra Pefkohori Popular With?
A Kassandra Pefkohori holiday is popular with families and couples looking for a relaxing break in the sun. Families with small children enjoy the sandy beach with safe bathing in calm waters. There is a disco at the edge of the resort where young adults and older teenagers can party.
When To Go To Kassandra Pefkohori
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 Pefkohori.
Kassandra Pefkohori - The Place
Kassandra Pefkohori lies in the south east of the peninsular surrounded by pine forests from which it takes its name. It is a very pretty resort with a long, narrow sandy beach which gently slopes into the clear blue Aegean waters, providing safe conditions for children and less confident swimmers. A variety of water sports is available from the beach. The beach is backed by a palm lined promenade made colourful by many pots of flowers and blossoming shrubs. There are also shops, bars and tavernas along the waterfront providing daylong refreshments.
The old village is very attractive with narrow winding streets, an abundance of lemon trees and roses, and pavement cafes where you can relax and enjoy the slow pace of life. There are gift shops and boutiques, tavernas and restaurants providing for your holiday needs.
A Kassandra Pefkohori holiday is perfect for those seeking lazy days by the sea where you can bask in the guaranteed sunshine and relax in the warm hospitality of the local people.
Kassandra Pefkohori Nightlife
Kassandra Pefkohori nightlife is fairly low key reflecting the family nature of the resort. Although there are discos and bars where you can enjoy music and dance Kasandra Pefkohori is not a resort that buzzes until dawn. There are many delightful tavernas and family restaurants where you can enjoy a romantic meal under the stars.
Kassandra Pefkohori has mini-markets for essentials as well as a good number of boutiques and specialist shops. There are of course the obligatory gift and souvenir shops where you can purchase your holiday mementoes. Popular souvenirs are ceramics, gold and silver jewellery, leather goods and embroidered linens.
Kassandra Pefkohori Eating
Kassandra Pefkohori has a wide variety of tavernas, restaurants, fast foods and cafes to satisfy everyone, from the most discerning of palates to the most pernickety of tastes.
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. The local wines from Agios Nikolaos and Porto Carras are inexpensive and very palatable.
Children are always made very welcome in restaurants and their portion size and tastes are usually accommodated