Sani Asterias

Halkidiki, Sani

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  • This boutique hotel offers luxury suites overlooking a sandy beach in Sani Marina
  • Enjoy the impressive facilities at Sani Resort, including a spa and swimming pools
  • Dine on dishes from around the world at one of 26 restaurants  
  • Families will love the kids’ clubs, sports facilities and football academy 

Sani Asterias boasts 53 luxury suites set in their own landscaped gardens overlooking the azure Aegean Sea. Guests can step directly down onto the soft, white sand beach and explore charming Sani Marina, which has a collection of restaurants and bars. Suites have five star features such as marbled bathrooms, terraces, and even private pools.

The hotel is part of Sani Resort, which has award winning facilities and is designed as a small village, set in the marina and a 1,000-acre nature reserve on the Kassandra peninsula. Guests at Sani Asterias have access to the resort’s pools and sports facilities, which include everything from tennis courts to scuba diving and state of the art gyms.

Families can make use of the kids’ clubs, which cater for children up to the age of 17, with a dedicated crèche and teen zone, as well as a Chelsea FC football academy and a Rafa Nadal academy. For dining, there are 26 restaurants to choose from, with menus including everything from Mediterranean buffets to caviar and Asian food.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–11 years. The hotel has 57 rooms and 2 floors.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Water Restaurant and Bar

Water is one of the most lavish restaurants at the Sani Resort, offering healthy gourmet meals. Dishes have been created by Michelin-starred chef Jacques Chibois, so the menu has a French feel. Enjoy drinks at the Water Bar, as well as live jazz music.

Open: 08:00–23:00

Half board guests and full board can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Over Water Restaurant

 A Mediterranean gourmet experience and cocktail lounge. Inspired by the sea and land, 3-star Michelin Chef Mauro Colagreco has created a menu that incorporates local ingredients and flavours with his own cooking philosophy.

Open: 08:00 - 0:00

Only 14 years and above allowed for breakfast.

 

Katsu

Katsu is a Japanese restaurant named after the Chef, Katsuhiko Hanamure. Feast on a range of sushi and sashimi dishes.

Open: 18:00–21:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option. Reservations are recommended. 

Artemis

Start the day with a robust breakfast buffet at Artemis or drop by for dinner. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and Asian fusion dishes and has an impressive selection of wines to accompany your meal. Don’t miss the weekly Greek night with live music.

Open: 07:00–11:00 and 19:00–22:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Sea Breeze Bar

This informal bar is great for salads and light bites, as well as poolside drinks. The menu features fruit juices, smoothies, coffee and alcoholic drinks and there’s live music in the evenings.

Open: 08:00–00:00

Tomata Restaurant

This modern Greek-Mediterranean restaurant has a menu created by Chef Karamolegos. Diners can watch their meat and fish dishes cooked by expert chefs at their table.

Open: 13:00–23:00

Reservations are recommended. Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Psaroyannos

Psaroyannos is a Greek taverna which utilises local ingredients and offers an extensive drinks menu. Dishes range from salads to fresh fish and meats.

Open: 13:00–23:00 

Vosporos Grill House

Vosporos is a rotisserie restaurant serving meats slowly grilled over charcoal, including lamb on the spit. The restaurant has the ambience of a Greek taverna.

Open: 13:00–23:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Alexis

Head to Alexis, a rustic taverna, for a Greek meal overlooking the Sani Marina. Pair your meal with a fine, local wine.

Open: 13:00–23:00 

Macaroni

Macaroni is a family-friendly hit, offering hearty meals like homemade pasta and wood fired oven pizzas.

Open: 13:00–23:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Asian

Famous Chef Thiou has devised a menu packed with tasty Asian fusion dishes including dim sum and Cantonese specialities.

Open: 18:00–23:00

Reservations are recommended. Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Grill by the Pool

Burgers and grilled steaks and seafood are the order of the day at Grill by the Pool, which has views overlooking the sea.

Open: 08:30–10:30, 12:30–16:00 and 18:30–19:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Ammos Restaurant and Bar

Set on the beach, Ammos has a menu designed by Michelin starred Chef Giakalis. Choose from Greek and Mediterranean dishes including salads and seafood and enjoy live music and DJs in the evening bar.

Open: 08:30–10:30, 12:30–16:00 and 18:00–21:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Ergon Deli

Ergon Deli has a menu of Greek staples cooked with a contemporary twist, using local ingredients. Sip a drink from one of Greece’s top microbreweries with your meal.

Open: from 13:00–23:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Beach House

If you’re looking for a simple meal by the sea, the Beach House serves a selection of fresh salads, sandwiches and seafood, with plenty of healthy options.

Open: 08:30–10:30, 13:00–15:30 and 18:30–19:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Cabana

Dine on authentic provincial cuisine, derived in Nice, at the Cabana restaurant. The menu has been inspired by Nicole’s La Petite Maison and features typical Cote D’Azur dishes such as ceviche.

Open: 08:30–10:30, 13:00–17:00 and 18:30–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option. 

Fresco

Michelin starred chef Ettore Botrini has come up with an Italian fine dining menu rich in classic seafood and meat dishes. Visit the Fresco Wine Bar in the evening, which has a wide variety of wines.

Open: 18:30–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Olympos Restaurant

This buffet restaurant serves a daily themed international breakfast, lunch and dinner with hot and cold dishes.

Open: 07:30–11:00 and 18:30–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option. 

Patisserie

Buy fresh, oven baked bread or have a coffee and some cake at Sani Marina’s bakery and patisserie.

Open: 08:00–23:00

Ouzerie

Enjoy sea views accompanied by traditional Greek food, such as seafood sharing platters, at Ouzerie. Choose a wine from across the country.

Open: 13:00–16:00 and 18:00–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

The Market

Choose from the brasserie style menu at The Market, which is inspired by the seasons and features ingredients from local suppliers.

Open: 07:30–11:00 and 18:30–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option. 

Pines

Perfect for a healthy meal, Pines has a farm to table menu which boasts fresh organic ingredients sourced locally.

Open: 08:30–10:30 and 18:30–21:30

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Zephyros Bar

Have a relaxed after dinner coffee or evening cocktail on the beach at the laid back Zephyros Bar.

Open: 09:30–01:00

The Veranda Restaurant

This restaurant has an open kitchen and sea views, with an international buffet centred around Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.

Open: 08:30–10:30 and 18:30–21:30

Only guests over 12 years old can dine at Veranda. Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Poseidon Restaurant

Head to Poseidon Restaurant for themed buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant is set on Sani Beach.

Open: 07:30–10:30, 12:30–14:30 and 18:00–21:00

Half board and full board guests can eat here as part of the Dine Around option.

Sports Bar

Located at the Sani Sports Centre, this bar is ideal for having a snack and drink before or after your activity.

Open: 10:00–19:00

Sea You Bar

Enjoy drinks in this elegant bar, set in the marina. Choose from an extensive menu that ranges from beers and wines to cocktails and spirits.

Open: 09:00–01:00

Garden Theatre Bar

The Garden Bar is open half an hour before theatre shows start, as well as during and after the performance. Top up on drinks including Greek wines while you watch the show.

Open: 20:30–01:00

Bousoulas Beach Bar

Bousoulas Beach Bar transforms into a lively bar with music during the evenings, but by day it’s a peaceful place to have a refreshing drink or light snack by the sea.

Open: 10:00–20:00 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Cool off in one of Porto Sani’s stunning pools. You can spend the whole day by the main, lagoon-style pool that’s surrounded with sun loungers. There’s a separate area for children, as well as an adult-only pool and an indoor pool. All are heated during cooler weather. 

Beach

The Sani Asterias is a stretch of white sand, which has sunbeds, showers and towels for guests. The water is clear and shallow, ideal for kids, and there’s a free 30-minute Babewatch service where trained childcare staff will look after your little ones. You can also take advantage of the Beach Buddy service and have refreshments delivered straight to your sun lounger. 

For Families

Sani Crèche

The Crèche is an early years care service run by the in-house experienced Little Guests team. Focused on providing the youngest guests with new experiences to spark their curiosity!

At Sani Resort, the safety and wellbeing of your children is a priority, so you'll find fully equipped childcare facilities operating to UK OFSTED standards, policies and procedures.

The qualified Crèche staff look after those as young as four months and up to four years.

The Crèche runs three sessions a day, seven days a week:
10:00am – 13:00pm
13:00pm – 15:00pm
15:00pm – 18:00pm

Private babysitting is available from 18:30 each evening during your stay. This is charged at €15 per hour, payable directly to your babysitter. For babysitting after 22:45, there is an extra charge of €15 for taxi transport. Maximum 3 children per sitter and if there are two children under one years old, a second babysitter will be required. Sessions can be booked online or via the Sani Resort app. 

A private nanny is also available 7 days per week until 18:30 pm each day, and is available upon request, subject to availability.

Kids Club

Run by the in-house experienced Little Guests team, there is a focus on providing children with the opportunity to explore the magic of Sani so that they can make lasting memories and most importantly have lots of fun!

There is an exciting selection of complimentary activities, running each morning and afternoon, designed especially for children between 4 and 12 years old. Sani’s Little Guests can learn a new skill, make new friends in one of the Sani Clubs and explore the surrounding forest.

Highly trained, multilingual staff provide safety and supervision in the form of entertainment, such as Mini-Olympic Games on the beach, short trips, picnics and parties.

Pre-bookings are advised.

Ozone - Teen House

From hip hop dance and archery to beach volleyball and scuba-diving, there’s always something new to discover for teens at Sani Resort.

Designed exclusively for teens aged 12 – 17 to enjoy some independent fun, located in the buzzing Sani Marina and open from 10 – 10 every day, the Teen House offers young guests a superb range of activities, or the chance to chill out at their own snack bar and make new friends.

Whilst most activities are complimentary, some may incur charges. 

Spa & Wellness

The Spa Suite at Sani Asterias

Sani Asterias guests can visit the opulent Anne Semonin spa for a relaxing treatment in one of nine private rooms, with a menu featuring everything from massages to facials. There’s a couple’s suite with a private steam bath and trained staff can provide tailormade massages using essential oils. Relax before or after your treatment in the pool and thermal area, which has a sauna and hammam. 

Open: 08:00 – 20:00 

The spa is open to guests over the age of 16. Children aged 12 – 16 can use the Junior Spa. 

Gym

Stay fit with a workout at one of the resort’s fitness studios and gyms. Studios have huge windows overlooking the sea and the latest Technogym equipment. You can also take part in daily classes such as aqua aerobics and yoga or take advantage of the personal trainer service.

Open: 08:00–20:00

Activities & Entertainment

Sports

For active guests, Sani Asterias has a bike club, archery, running trails and six tennis courts, as well as volleyball and basketball. Guests up to age 16 can join the Chelsea FC football academy or practise their game on the five-a-side-football pitch.

Beach Sports

The beach hosts water sports including windsurfing and paddle boarding. You can also join the PADI dive school or sailing academy. All watersports are chargeable. 

Organised Activities

Organised activities include art classes, olive tasting, birdwatching, beekeeping and sunset cruises. You can also spend an evening watching a show at the Garden Theatre or try out the new eco-activities programme.

About the location

Overlooking Sani’s swish marina on Halkidiki’s west coast on mainland Greece, Sani Asterias is the ideal place for a luxury holiday. It’s close to the many upmarket boutiques, designer shops and chic bars of the town, as well as being ideal for foodies. Here you’ll find some of Greece’s best restaurants, which sit alongside local tavernas and serve up spectacular dishes. 

If you want to explore, book boat trips around Halkidiki’s eastern peninsula and admire the magnificent Mount Athos. Home to monasteries and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was said to be the home of ancient Greek gods. Alternatively, simply spend the day on one of the golden sandy beaches, ordering drinks to your lounger from one of the trendy beach bars. 

Transfer time

Sani Asterias is an hour’s drive away from Thessaloniki Airport. 
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Junior Suite Marina Front

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These elegant rooms boast views over Sani Marina from the spacious balcony and come with a plethora of luxe features including a four-poster bed, living area and the option for in-room private dining or in-room private spa treatments.

Guests staying in a Junior Suite will be included in the Sani Suite Collection. Here you will receive an unrivalled service including; being greeted on arrival and lead through express check-in, packing and unpacking assistance, planning excursions and an upgraded laundry service. Your Personal Concierge will also ensure any particular requests are seen to including dietary requirements and the pre-booking of restaurants. All Personal Concierge’s are fully qualified and have been certified by the British Butler Institute.

50m² Floor Plan

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Suite Marina Front

Max 3 adults, 1 child

These beautiful suites are packed with luxurious facilities and plenty of space including a separate sitting room. Enjoy lovely views of the marina from a balcony or terrace.

Guests staying in a One Bedroom Suite will be included in the Sani Suite Collection. Here you will receive an unrivalled service including; being greeted on arrival and lead through express check-in, packing and unpacking assistance, planning excursions and an upgraded laundry service. Your Personal Concierge will also ensure any particular requests are seen to including dietary requirements and the pre-booking of restaurants. All Personal Concierge’s are fully qualified and have been certified by the British Butler Institute.

60m² Floor Plan

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One Bedroom Residence Grand Balcony Beach Front

Max 3 adults

With sensational sea views this One Bedroom Residence comes with a grand balcony as well as a spacious living area and one bedroom. Situated on the beach front, this room also enjoys direct access to the beach.

85m²

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One Bedroom Residence Private Garden Beach Front

Max 3 adults, 1 child

This One Bedroom Residence comes with its own private garden for you to enjoy. Inside you'll find a spacious sitting area as well as a comfortable bedroom with walk-in shower.

85m²

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Two Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite Marina Front

Max 4 adults, 1 child

These suites boast two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms (one with a walk-in wardrobe), a separate living room with a dining area and a large terrace and garden furnished with two sun loungers, a parasol and seating area. In-room beauty and wellness treatments and in-room private dining are available on request (payable locally).

Guests staying in a Two Bedroom Suite will be included in the Sani Suite Collection. Here you will receive an unrivalled service including; being greeted on arrival and lead through express check-in, packing and unpacking assistance, planning excursions and an upgraded laundry service. Your Personal Concierge will also ensure any particular requests are seen to including dietary requirements and the pre-booking of restaurants. All Personal Concierge’s are fully qualified and have been certified by the British Butler Institute.

100m²

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Two Bedroom Residence Private Pool Beach Front

Max 4 adults, 1 child

With your own private pool, this Two Bedroom Residence offers wonderful sea views as well as direct access to the beach. Feel truly relaxed in the spacious sitting room or on your private furnished terrace.

110m²

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Two Bedroom Grand Residence Balcony Beach Front

Max 4 adults, 1 child

The Two Bedroom Grand Residence is beautifully designed and spacious with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Enjoy fabulous sea views from your private balcony.

145m²

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Two Bedroom Grand Residence Private Pool Marina Front

Max 4 adults, 1 child

Enjoy the beauty of the Two Bedroom Grand Residence with spectacular views of the marina. This luxury room enjoys two spacious bedrooms, a private garden and a pool, perfect for a relaxing stay.

160m²

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Two Bedroom Grand Residence Private Pool Beach Front

Max 4 adults, 1 child

Offering direct access to the beach, this beautiful Two Bedroom Grand Residence comes with its own infinity pool, two comfortable bedrooms and a private garden area for relaxing holidays in Greece.

175m²

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Three Bedroom Deluxe Suite Private Pool Garden View

Max 6 adults, 1 child

Exceptionally spacious family Suites offering three separate bedrooms, three bathrooms, living room with dining corner and a private terrace and garden with an outdoor pool and luxury garden furniture.

Guests staying in a Three Bedroom Suite will be included in the Sani Suite Collection. Here you will receive an unrivalled service including; being greeted on arrival and lead through express check-in, packing and unpacking assistance, planning excursions and an upgraded laundry service. Your Personal Concierge will also ensure any particular requests are seen to including dietary requirements and the pre-booking of restaurants. All Personal Concierge’s are fully qualified and have been certified by the British Butler Institute.

180m² Floor Plan

Free Upgrade to Half Board

Guests receive complimentary upgrade to half board for holidays between 15 October 2024 - 02 November 2024 (applies to set menu as part of the dine around programme, drinks not included and a minimum stay of 5 nights is required).

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Incredible! One of the best!!

Jason C, Coulsdon, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Jul 14 2024
We’ve just returned from a week’s holiday at the Sani Asterias and it was absolutely fabulous! From the moment we arrived to our last day Kevin and his team were amazing. They went above and beyond...
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Never fails to please

MikeONorfolk, NOrfolk

Tripadvisor review Jul 10 2024
Another trip to Asterias, it never disappoints!!!!! As usual the staff are first class with Kevin, Costas, Rezvan, Sakis, Penelope, Olena and Christina making sure everything is as it should be. Our...
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