Holidays in
Gerakina

A seaside paradise in Greece

The sand, the sun and the water – these are the only things you’ll need to think about on Gerakina holidays. This seaside resort in Greece’s Halkidiki is truly all about the beach. The main sweep sits between two pine-tree-covered hills and has white sands and tropical blue-green waters. If sunbathing and lounging are top of the agenda, then parasols and sunloungers are readily available to rent. For those who want to get a little more active, there are plenty of water sports to try.

As Gerakina is a well-organised, established resort, you won’t want for anything – there are local souvenir shops to browse and seaside tavernas where freshly grilled fish and sun-dried octopus are served. Once you’ve enjoyed sunset, evenings can be spent in one of the town’s beach bars or cocktail joints. For blissful beach time without any worries, things don’t get much better than holidays to Gerakina.

Your Gerakina questions, answered

Gerakina is perfect for people looking for convenience in the sun – it’s particularly popular with families, as there are lots of activities to keep kids entertained.

Gerakina is surrounded by olive groves and olive-oil production is central to local life. Pick up a bottle of local top-quality golden delight to bring back home.

Gerakina is most popular from April to October. During the summer months, the temperature soars, while the shoulder season brings mild weather and is a great time to visit without the crowds.

Best things to do in Gerakina

Explore some mines

The mineral-rich soil in Halkidki means that mining forms the backbone of the local economy. Just north of Gerakina Beach, you can visit some fascinating old granulite and magnesite mines.

Try exciting water sports

There are masses of different water sports to try in Gerakina – get a thrill by going jet-skiing, or test your balance with stand-up paddle boarding.

Bask at the beach

Find your spot on the sand with an iced coffee in one hand and a good book in the other – that’s all you need to while away entire afternoons at splendid Gerakina Beach.