Nea Flogita and Nea Plagia
Nea Flogita and Nea Flagia are half-an-hour drive from Thessaloniki, and they belong to the peninsula Halkidiki. These are two small places that are completely united.
Precisely because Thessaloniki is nearby there are no a lot of accomodation objects and hotels in the towns since a great number of objects and villas are owned by private owners from Thessaloniki so during the summer they usually spend weekends here. For that reason in the towns, except for weekends, there is no commotion, so for a small number of tourists the half empty beach several km long is always at disposal for relaxing and tranquil enjoying.
In the town there are few souvenir shops and boutiques, but on the other side there are a lot of cafes with nicely arranged gardens and a lot of restaurants, pizzerias, fast-food, restaurants, patry shops.
Nea Flogita and Nea Plagia are nicely arranged places, with a long and an endless row of palm trees in its back part, with a pebbled promenade and nice parks. The promenade unites Nea Plagia and Nea Flogita so it is several km long and ideal for all those who like long walks or riding a bike. Along the coast there are nicely arranged parks, full of greenness, and there are also things to play with.
In the back part of some parts of the beaches there is the deep shade where you can retire during the hottest summer days.
Directly beside the sea there is a green market with fresh fruits and vegetables and it is open till late hours.
What makes Nea Flogita and Nea Plagia is a wide sandy beach, with the fine sand both in the water and on the shore and a gradual depth, and a long shoal ideal for small children. The beach is nicely arranged and clean, and the water is transparent. Deck-chairs and parasols are not paid and are given for free with an ordered drink and of coffee. Of course you can put your towel too, if you feel more comfortable that way.
On the beach there are organized water sports, but also the courts covered in sand for sports.
The town has got a pharmacy, a bakery shop, a meat shop, stores. The best and the most cheapest for supplying are a supermarket Armanitidis at the entrance of Nea Plagia, as well as Lidl and Carefour beside Nea Moudania.
Nea Flogita and Nea Plagia have a great location because they are nearby Thessaloniki which is ideal for touring and shopping, nearby the aqua park WaterLand, but also Sitonia and Kasandra.
If you love exploring you can go to wild beaches nearby this place, and the cave Petralona in at the foot of the mountain.
The places do have a developed night life, but they are primarily attractive for families with small children and all those who are seeking for a peaceful vacation.