Beaches nearby Nea Kallikratia
Nea Kallikratia has a long and wide sandy beach. It is nicely arranged, with plenty of bars that offer free sunbeds and umbrellas with a drink. Like in Nea Potidea, the sea is not turquoise here. Many tourists stay exclusively at the local town beach during summer, because it's quite decent and spacious. There are bars and plenty of space for own equipment, showers and changing rooms, as well as beach volleyball.
Close to Nea Kallikratia there are several well-kept beaches that you can visit, and this region has a lot of hidden coves that you can explore.
South from Nea Kallikratia, about 3km from the center, there is a mini aqua park and the beach, very popular and visited both by tourists and Thessalonians who often spend weekends here. The bar is called Shape, and at the weekend it's a place for party time.
Four kilometers to the north, towards Nea Iraklia, there are two famous beach bars, YOLO and The Sahara, on the beach mostly visited only by Thessalonians, usually at the weekend. The beach is very spacious, with fine sand and clean water. It's almost never crowded (except at the weekend in July and August), and there's a huge space to park your car free of charge. If you decide to spend your summer vacation in Nea Kallikratia, yet you'd like to escape a little, these two bars make an excellent choice at just a few minute drive from Nea Kalikratia. The Sahara bar has an arranged, spacious and clean playground for children, which makes it the right choice for families with small children. Apart from the horizon, this beach offers a wonderful view of Olympus.