Halidiki has an impressive range of high-quality shops, from designer boutiques to beautiful valuable antique stores. If all you want to do is shop till you drop, then head to the towns of Polygyros, Kallithea, Nea Moudania, Sykia, and Neos Marmaras, which are known for a large amount of shopping opportunities. Also make sure you don't miss the beautiful crafts which are made locally, including olive wood carvings and hand-woven textiles with delicate and intricate designs, aswell their fantastic hard-wearing pottery.
As with all of Greece, you are never far from a tranquil taverna or a lively restaurant. Halkidiki is no different, with eating out being something you just have to experience.
Greek food includes simple dishes with basic seasonings, with delightful slow-cooked meat and freshly caught fish being some favourites. Although uncomplicated, Greek dishes will still make your taste-buds tingle. There is also always a tempting array of hors d'oeuvres-type snacks known as mezedes.
There is a wide range of nightlife in Halidiki to choose from, whether dancing till dawn is what you crave, or if you just want a quiet drink with low-key surroundings to finish off your hectic day looking round the sights. The more well-established resorts such as Kalithea, Pefkohori boast lively evenings in buzzing clubs that you won't forget. Hanioti is also known as having some world-famous DJs visit in high season at the top bustling clubs. Whereas the quieter resorts of Sani, Kriopigi and Afitos are perfect for some well-deserved wind-down time.