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Kassandra Hanioti Introduction

Kassandra Hanioti is situated on the eastern coast of the Kassandra Peninsular ninety kilometres from Thessalonika with a transfer time from the airport of ninety minutes. It is north of Pefkohori and looks out across the bay to Sithonia. It lies in an area of great natural beauty surrounded by pine forests. The beautiful sandy beach and clear blue water, the traditional tavernas and cafes, the warm hospitality of the local people combine to make Kassandra Hanioti a holiday to remember.

Why Go To Kassandra Hanioti?

Kassandra Hanioti has much to offer holidaymakers. It is a small, picturesque village where the gentle pace of life invites relaxation. It has an excellent range of hotel, apartment and villa accommodation that caters for all budgets. There are tavernas and restaurants catering for most tastes and although shopping is limited there are sufficient shops for essentials and the obligatory souvenirs. The beach is its greatest asset with its soft sand and warm clear water.

Kassandra Hanioti is essentially a family resort and particularly attracts those with small children. The excellent beaches and the peaceful atmosphere combine to make Kassandra Hanioti a popular holiday destination for couples. Many of the hotels provide water sports activities.

When To Go To Kassandra Hanioti

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 Hanioti.

Kassandra Hanioti - The Place

Kassandra Hanioti is a purpose built resort lying in an area of great natural beauty along a sandy shore and surrounded by pine forests and low hills. It has a range of excellent accommodation from five star complexes to apartments and studios. There are restaurants and tavernas, cafes and bars catering for most tastes. The central square lined with tavernas and restaurants provides a fairly lively alternative to hotel evening entertainment.

The long, fairly narrow beach is pale, soft sand which slopes very gently into the clear blue water of Kassandra Bay, providing safe bathing for children and less confident swimmers. A range of water sports, often provided by the hotels, are available from the beach.

The area around Kassandra Hanioti, with its rolling hills and woodlands is ideal walking country.

A Kassandra Hanioti holiday is perfect for those seeking lazy days by the sea where they can bask in the guaranteed sunshine and relax in the warm hospitality of the local people.

Kassandra Hanioti Nightlife

Kassandra Hanioti nightlife is fairly low-key reflecting the family nature of the resort. Entertainment is most often provided by the larger hotel complexes where live acts and Greek nights are popular.

Although the pedestrianised village square is fairly lively in the evening, Kassandra Hanioti is not a resort that parties until dawn.

Kassandra Hanioti Shopping

Kassandra Hanioti shopping is limited to a number of mini-markets for essential provisions as well as the usual gift and souvenir shops where you can purchase your holiday mementoes. Popular items are colourful ceramics, leather goods, gold and silver jewellery and goods made from the olive tree.

Kassandra Hanioti Eating

Kassandra Hanioti has a good range of restaurants and tavernas serving a variety of food that caters for most tastes. 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. Kassandra Hanioti also has some very good patisseries.

Children are always made very welcome in restaurants and their portion size is usually accommodated.