A bespoke resort for beachside bliss
Sani holidays offer an opportunity to enjoy a luxury break in Greece. Located on the south east coast of the mainland, it’s surrounded by spectacular beaches and emerald green pine forests, making it the perfect place for those wanting to explore the area. Families will love the 7km stretch of beach, which has been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag and is backed by some excellent bars and restaurants. Couples will love the opportunity to pick up gifts, souvenirs, and fashion in the boutique shops, as well as trying gourmet cuisine.
Those wanting to explore can book boat trips around the beautiful coastline or enjoy rural hikes through the pine forests surrounding Sani. Mount Atlas, overlooking the town from the distance, is ideal for those wanting to hike or visit one of the many monasteries, while Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city, is just an hour’s drive away. Here you’ll find a further selection of shops, bars, restaurants and historic buildings.
Luxury holidays in Sani centre around its chic marina area, which is full of luxury yachts and boats available to hire for day trips. Surrounding the marina are some upmarket bars and restaurants where you can enjoy excellent Greek cuisine, as well as a selection of international options. When it comes to relaxing, enjoy the 7km beach where you will find beach bars, restaurants and watersports, or hire a car and explore the rugged coastline. There are little coves and secluded beaches dotted throughout, making it ideal for couples wanting to enjoy a romantic day out.
Sani stretches across 1000 acres of ecological reserve, surrounded by pine forests and endless golden beaches. Sani Marina is set in the heart of the resort offering a selection of restaurants and boutique shops amongst the many excellent facilities across the resort. Guests can experience a dine around programme across 22 restaurants when upgrading to half board or full board basis. Upgrade to the Sani Suites collection and you can enjoy benefits in selected Suites across Sani Resorts, including complimentary laundry service once per suite, chauffeur driven experience, exclusive beach area and complimentary tickets to the Sani festival (festival dates between July – August). The family will have plenty to do with entertainment and activities to suit children of all ages including archery, bird watching, volleyball, sailing, dancing and water sports.
The Sani Resort have partnered up with Bear Grylls and is set to open a Bear Grylls’ Survival Academy. The academy adds to Sani’s portfolio of Academy partners which include Rafa Nadal Tennis and Chelsea Football Club Foundation. For parents wanting their children to stay active, get back to nature and learn a skill whilst on holiday The Bear Grylls’ Survival Academy is the perfect option and is suitable for children 6 years and over. A variety of courses are available including family programmes for everyone to get involved in. With courses being designed by Bear Grylls himself, activities include lessons on camouflage and concealment, navigation and raft building, fire lighting, spear making, setting up camp on the beach and rib boat rescue, making this a challenging but memorable experience for all.
If you’re looking for upmarket hotels with fantastic facilities, book your luxury holidays in Sani with Sovereign. Each of the hotels in our selection has been tried and tested by a member of our staff to ensure it matches up to our exacting standards. Choose to stay at Sani Beach for elegant interiors and excellent amenities, while Sani Club offers an upgraded range of amenities. Sani Dunes is close to the marina and the beach, and Porto Sani overlooks the luxury yachts in the port.
Flight time from the UK to Halkidiki is around 3 hours.
Transfer time from Thessaloniki airport to Sani is approximately 50 minutes.
May to September is Halkidiki’s main beach-going season. Temperatures hover in the comfortable early- to mid-20s throughout the shoulder months (May and September), which are often good for fewer crowds and quieter hotels. Things start heating up in July and August, when the temperature can get into the early 30s.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Greece.
In Greece, a service charge will be included in the bill at restaurants and bars. Much like the UK, an additional tip is not required, although is appreciated for particularly good service. It is common to round off the amount when paying cash, particularly with wait staff and taxi drivers.
The official language of Greece is Greek. English is widely spoken, too, so getting by is easy.