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Sithonia Neosmarmaras Introduction

Sithonia Neosmarmaras lies on the western coast of the Sithonia Peninsular between the resorts of Nikiti and Toroni. It is one hundred and ten kilometres from Thessaloniki and has a transfer time from the airport of under two hours. The land belonged to a monastery and was settled in 1922 by refugees arriving from Marmaris in Turkey. Sithonia Neosmarmaras has become a very popular holiday resort mainly because of its wonderful beaches and good bathing. It has a good selection of restaurants and tavernas as well as shops for essentials and souvenirs. A Sithonia Neosmarmaras holiday offers a relaxing break in pleasant surroundings with a more than adequate supply of recreational activities.

Why Go To Sithonia Neosmarmaras?

The peninsula of Halkidiki has much to offer visitors and Sithonia Neosmarmaras is no exception. Its has a good range of accommodation to suit all budgets, superb beaches, warm clear water, sporting facilities, a variety of restaurants and tavernas catering for most tastes and a lively, but not raucous, nightlife.

A Sithonia Neosmarmaras holiday is popular with most age ranges. Families with small children enjoy the beach with its soft sand and safe water. Couples of all ages come to relax in the warm and hospitable atmosphere of the village and to enjoy the lively evenings.

When To Go To Sithonia Neosmarmaras

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 Sithonia Neosmarmaras.

Sithonia Neosmarmaras - The Place

Sithonia Neosmarmaras is a popular resort on the western coast of the peninsular which looks out on to the tiny uninhabited island of Kelyfos. It benefits from wonderful sandy beaches and small coves that are framed by low pine covered hills. The sand is pale and soft and it slopes gently into the crystal clear waters of Kassandra Bay, providing safe bathing for children and less confident swimmers. Although there are some water sports available from the beach, there is a much greater variety in Porto Carras, just two kilometres from the resort.

The centre of the village is fairly lively with tourist shops, restaurants and tavernas. There are often street entertainers and artists selling their work. The restaurants and tavernas serve a variety of cuisine, catering for most tastes and there are some excellent fish tavernas near to the harbour. The pubs and music bars offer lively evenings without being overloud.

A Sithonia Neosmarmaras holiday offers a relaxing break in picturesque surroundings with a guarantee of summer sunshine, excellent beaches and warm hospitality from the local people.

Sithonia Neosmarmaras Nightlife

Sithonia Neosmarmaras nightlife is fairly lively with bars and discos partying until the early hours of the morning. There are many peaceful spots where you can enjoy a tranquil drink while the sun goes down or linger over a meal under the stars.

Sithonia Neosmarmaras Shopping

Sithonia Neosmarmaras has a good number of shops supplying essential provisions as well as the usual gift and souvenir shops. There is also a small market. Popular purchases in the tourist shops are leather goods, gold and silver jewellery, carved items from olive wood, brightly painted ceramics and alabaster figures of Greek Gods.

Sithonia Neosmarmaras Eating

Sithonia Neosmarmaras has a variety of tavernas, cafes, bars and restaurants which provide a wide range of food to accommodate most tastes. There are some good traditional fish tavernas close to the harbour, 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.