Sarti is the most popular and visited place on the Sithonia peninsula, on Halkidiki.
It is a small fishing town of total of 900 settlers.
It is 140km away from Thessaloniki, being situated on the eastern coast of Sitonia, between Vourvourou and Sykia.
The history of Sarti dates back to 7th century BC, and during the Byzanthium period it used to belong to the monestary from the Athos Mount. It suffered great damages caused by pirates, and in 1992 in a great exchange of population it was populated by the refugees from Turkey, and since then its constant growth began.
During approaching Sarti you will be delighted by the the breath-taking view of the place cuddled among mountains and the green scenery and of its many-kilometer-long beach with crystal clear and the transparent, turquoise water.
The place itself is full of villas and private rooms for renting, taverns, restaurants, souvenir shops, cafes and bars with comfortable armchairs suited for enjoyment by the very side of the sea.
One of the reasons for its popularity is the beach because it is the owner of the blue flag. The beach is always clean, arranged, with the tiniest sand both in the water and on the shore, with a long shoal and thus is perfect for families with small children. Except for the town beach that has been marked in the polls as one of the most beautiful in Greece, nearby Sarti there are some more beaches that are considered as some of the most beautiful on Sitonia and Halkidiki in general. These are firstly Kavourotripes that is described as “heaven on earth” and MUST SEE, then the well-known Orange, and Platonisi, Achlada, Armenistis…
Right beside Sarti is located Ahlada which can help on days when the sea on the town beach is restless. Just behind the hill always peaceful Ahlada awaits you. On the other side of the town beach is located the beautiful Platania, a smaller sandy beach which is always uncrowded. If you like exploring and goiing to wild coves, the surroundings of Sithonia, as well as Sithonia will make the whole experience of discovering new places, spending time in the water and relaxation unbelievably enjoyable.
In Sarti there are different tours through interesting places on Sarti and the surroundings, and the most popular tour is certainly the one through Athos Mount by small ship. This trip gives you the opportunity for having a better understanding of the mysterious world and life on the Athos Mount, the combination of wilderness and the peaceful monestary life.
As the sun goes down, the new life in Sarti awakes and slowly cafes and restaurants on the promenade and at the square become livelier, lights and candles at the romantic tables are lit up along the shore, the music can he heard, young people gather craving for having fun, the street sellers set up their goods, you can smell the fish and the Greek traditional dishes from taverns and all of this mixed with the scent of the sea makes you feel completely relaxed and without worrying about anything, being away from all the problems without having to worry about anything.
In Sarti there is a big Atlantida market with decent prices, and when you are coming to Sarti, there is Lidl supermarket after Nikiti, place so it is a good idea to stop by.
If you want to spend your vacation in a nice resort with a beautiful beach, suitable both for families with children and young people as it offers the night life as well, the resort Sarti is more than a good choice.