Nea Potidea is one of the most beautiful places on Halkidiki, first holiday destination on Kassandra, around 60 km far from Thessaloniki. It is built on such a narrow ground that a channel was constructed to connect Thermaikos bay on the west and Thoroneos bay on the east. Nea Potidea has many hotels and villas, restaurants, taverns, supermarkets and shops, amusement parks and playgrounds. All apartments and hotels are situated near the sea. The place has a harbor and attractive harbor area. The city has an excellent location from which you can start exploring entire Halkidiki. To the south, there are gorgeous little towns and beaches on Kassandra, whereas to the north there are cave Petralona (around half an hour drive), ancient city of Olynthus, excellent beaches of Thessaloniki gulf as well as the city of Thessaloniki just an hour of drive away. Peninsula SIthonia is close to the east.
Nea Potidea beach: Two kilometers north from the eastern side of Nea Potidea channel a huge sandy beach is located. It can be ideal place for complete relaxation and peace, even at weekends when it is crowdy. At the same time, for people who prefer more active vacation, it is possible to engage in water sports. Visitors gather in a couple of beach bars close to the tower, and there is also a pathway behind the beach for more secluded spots.
Nea Potidea is a quiet place for true relaxation, perfect for families, beaches are sandy, long and clean, and water is crystal clear. It is known as the place where Thessaloniki residents predominantly like to come, and many of them rent their own apartments to Greeks as there are no many foreign tourists.