Pefkohori - A Beautiful Greek Resort on the Kassandra Peninsula
Pefkohori is a small village situated on the south east side of the Kassandra peninsular close to the popular holiday villages of Hanioti and Paliouri. Holidays in Pefkohori are ideal for families and couples looking to enjoy a relaxing break in a traditional Greek resort. With a transfer time from Thessaloniki Airport of between 1-2 hours, there is plenty of time to gain an understanding of your location within the area before you arrive at your chosen Pefkohori hotel. The accommodation in the resort is diverse with self catered apartments, villas and hotels ranging from 2-5*. The hotels offer a range of packages to suit all holiday budgets, including half board and all inclusive packages. One of the main attractions of the resort is the extra long beach area; the narrow stretch offers pure white sand, clear waters and plenty of sun loungers to soak up the hot Greek sun. Holidays in Pefkohori include everything from sightseeing tours to sports and leisure facilities with something to suit all tastes and budgets. With fantastic cheap holiday deals to Pefkohori available all year round, this stunning resort is just waiting to be explored.
Pefkohori - Sightseeing and Activities
There is a wide range of beach based activities to enjoy during a Pefkohori holiday including plenty of water sports available for visitors to enjoy. Those looking to hit the water can try their hand at snorkelling, wind surfing, paragliding and jet skiing, those looking for a more relaxing experience can also enjoy a boat trip around the beautiful bay and even take a pedalo ride. The vast countryside surrounding Pefkohori is ideal for those hoping to enjoy an active break with a range of opportunities including hiking, climbing and cycling available to try during a Pefkohori holiday. Excursions are a popular choice for those hoping to explore further afield with plenty of smaller fishing villages around the area that offer historical monuments and traditional restaurants and shops to enjoy. Sightseeing around Pefkohori is perfect for history lovers with the impressive monasteries of Athos nearby along with the beautiful caves of Petralona.
Shopping in the resort is not as varied as larger Greek holiday resorts however there are plenty of souvenir shops around the area selling a wide range of holiday gifts and local craft products. Those taking advantage of a self catered option or a Pefkohori villa holiday will appreciate the range of supermarkets and food stalls situated around the resort. Those looking for a greater range of shops will enjoy taking advantage of the regular public transport services available to nearby resorts such as Thessaloniki.
Pefkohori - Nightlife and Cuisine
There are plenty of excellent restaurants and cafes around the area serving plenty of fresh, traditional Greek cuisine. One of the most popular culinary options to enjoy during a holiday in Pefkohori is seafood; there are several fish restaurants around the area serving fresh ingredients including a popular catch of the day option. Another great choice when sampling Greek cuisine is Meze, the Greek equivalent of Spanish tapas which includes a variety of bite-size dishes and delicacies. Those looking for something more familiar will find a range of restaurants serving cuisines from around the world including Spanish, Italian, Chinese and typical British pub food. The nightlife in Pefkohori is fairly relaxed which represents the laidback family nature of the resort. There are however several bars and nightclubs to enjoy on an evening especially close to the beach area, although they do not stay open until the early hours they do offer a fantastic evening experience. It is recommended to try some of the locally produced wines during a holiday to Pefkohori; they are typically very palatable and delicious.
Pefkohori - Weather and Climate
Pefkohori holidays are ideal for sun lovers with over 300 days of sunshine each year. The summers in the resort are typically very long and dry with temperatures reaching the high thirties during the peak summer months. Rainfall is rare during the summer period however any showers that do hit Pefkohori tend to clear up fairly quickly ensuring that you are back enjoying the sunshine in mo time at all. Water temperatures are consistent making a Pefkohori holiday perfect for those who enjoy water sports and bathing. The winters in Pefkohori are cool with average temperatures of around 17°C and around 6 hours of sunshine per day to enjoy. Rainfall is common during the winter months therefore water proof clothing is recommended.