Is Halkidiki Good For Couples?

Halkidiki is one of the most beautiful places in Greece, with pristine beaches and charming villages.

While Halkidiki is generally popular with families looking for luxury all-inclusive resorts it’s still a great region for couples given selected exclusive hotels and the ability to explore some of Greece’s most vibrant local culture.

During our most recent trip to Halkidiki, we had the pleasure of finding the best hotels and activities for couples looking to share a romantic getaway.

Best Hotels & Resorts In Halkidiki For Couples

The first thing that stood out to us about Halkidiki was the sheer number of amazing hotels and resorts for couples.

Whether you’re looking for a luxurious romantic retreat or something more laidback, there’s something for everyone in this beautiful region of Greece.

Alia Palace Hotel

⭐️ Star Rating - *****
 🏖 Distance To The Beach - 900m

Alia Palace Hotel is an adults-only (16+) resort situated in a tranquil yet stunning location overlooking the Cassandra Gulf.

Given this hotel is five stars it’s no surprise that there are an extensive number of facilities and amenities including;

  • Complimentary gym access
  • Shuttle to the beach
  • Two on-site restaurants
  • Welcome cocktail on arrival
  • Award-winning spa
  • On-site mini market
  • Two swimming pools
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Poolside bar
  • Evening entertainment
  • Complimentary parking

This hotel is the perfect choice for those looking to relax or explore.

Situated in Chalkidiki, close to the village of Pefkohori an extensive range of shops, restaurants and nightlife is never far away should you need it.

Book Alia Palace Hotel

Greek Pride Cronwell Rahoni

⭐️ Star Rating - *****
 🏖 Distance To The Beach - 200m

Greek Pride Cronwell Rahoni is an adults-only boutique hotel located on the hill, in Nea Skioni in Chalkidiki.

Given this hotel is five stars it’s no surprise that there are an extensive number of facilities and amenities including;

  • Open-air rooftop bar
  • Complimentary open-air gym
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Large on-site restaurant
  • Large outdoor swimming pool
  • Incredibly spacious rooms
  • Concierge
  • Complimentary parking

This hotel is the perfect choice for those looking to relax or explore.

Situated just five miles from the thermal baths of Agia Paraskevi and within walking distance of Nea Skioni Beach.

Book Greek Pride Cronwell Rahoni

Porto Carras Meliton

⭐️ Star Rating - *****
 🏖 Distance To The Beach - 100 yards

Porto Carras Meliton not only has an extensive range of facilities and amenities, but also a private beach making it somewhere you should definitely consider when booking your couples retreat.

If you choose to stay here then some of the facilities you can experience include;

  • Private marina
  • Award-winning spa
  • Golf course
  • Horse Riding
  • Tennis courts
  • Organic vineyard
  • Casino
  • Open-air cinema
  • Bowling alley
  • Live evening entertainment

This resort has everything you need for an incredible, fun-filled couples getaway with spacious rooms and suites providing amazing views across the property.

Book Porto Carras Meliton

Acrotel Athena Pallas

⭐️ Star Rating - *****
 🏖 Distance To The Beach - 10 yards

Located on the coast of Elia, five miles from the town of Neos Marmaras is the five-star Athena Pallas by Acrotel.

This hotel boasts more traditional Greek architecture and decor. However, it doesn’t compromise on luxury facilities and quality amenities throughout. These include;

  • Private beach
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • Tennis court
  • Cinema
  • Bowling alley
  • Complimentary parking
  • 1200 m2 spa
  • Extensive fitness centre

This resort has everything you need for an incredible, fun-filled couples getaway with a range of rooms, suites and board options.

Book Acrotel Athena Pallas

Best Things To Do In Halkidiki For Couples

Whether you’re looking for breathtaking views, delicious food and wine, or simply a relaxing environment to enjoy quality time with your significant other, Halkidiki has something for every couple.

With its stunning beaches and picturesque villages, Halkidiki is one of the most romantic places in Greece, perfect for couples looking to reconnect in a beautiful and relaxing setting.

Boat Tour Of Mount Athos & Monasteries

One of our favourite activities in Halkidiki was the boat tour of Mount Athos, home to some of Greece’s most famous monasteries.

This tour takes you on a breathtaking journey across the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, giving you amazing views of this stunning mountain and its secluded monasteries.

4×4 Jeep Safari Off-Road Experience

Another popular activity in Halkidiki is the 4×4 off-road adventure.

This exciting excursion takes you on a thrilling ride through the region’s rugged terrain, giving you unparalleled access to some of Greece’s most beautiful scenery and hidden gems.

Private Sailing Boat With Swimming Spots

If you’re looking for an intimate day trip together then consider renting a private sailing boat and exploring the hidden coves and pristine beaches of Halkidiki.

This is the perfect way to spend quality time with your partner while enjoying the relaxing sounds of the waves, as well as some refreshing dips in crystal clear waters.

Thessaloniki Traditional Villages Tour

Of course, no trip to Halkidiki is complete without visiting some of the charming villages that dot the region.

With their winding streets lined with colourful boutiques and delicious local cuisine, Thessaloniki’s traditional villages offer a truly authentic experience that you won’t find anywhere else in Greece.

Blue Lagoon Cruise Experience

If you’re looking for a truly romantic experience in Halkidiki, we highly recommend a cruise to the Blue Lagoon.

This stunning sunset cruise takes you around the turquoise waters of Porto Kufo Bay to watch the sunset over one of the most beautiful bays in Greece.

Whether you choose to dine on board or simply enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset, this is a must-do experience for any couple visiting Halkidiki.

Scuba Diving In Kassandra

Finally, for the more adventurous couples out there, we highly recommend a scuba diving experience in Kassandra.

With its crystal clear waters and vibrant marine life, Kassandra is one of the best places to explore underwater beauty in Halkidiki.

Whether you’re new to scuba diving or an experienced diver, this is a fun and exciting activity to enjoy with your partner.


This post was made possible thanks to research we were able to obtain as part of a press trip to the Halkidiki region.

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