The beach consists of sand and clean blue waters. In the past it has was awarded with the Blue Flag for its cleanness. Along the coast is a long tuft of trees that provide nice shade to the visitors and creates a relaxing setting.
Sani beach with sand dunes and fine white sand; beach in Kassandra, Halkidiki.
Sani beach, which is surrounded by olive- and pine trees is a lively resort that is located on the northwest side of the Kassandra peninsula, in the area of Halkidiki. The distance to the airport is about 80 kiloeters. This beach is a place with a bit of class and you will find a number of luxury resorts, villas and very expensive yachts that are moored in the local harbor.
The beach of Sani is a whopping 7 kilometer long golden yellow sandy beach with beautiful blue water and a shallow sea. It is very suitable for families with small children. On the beach there are several facilities, including the hire of sunbeds and parasols. There is a possibility to enjoy water sports such as water skiing, catamaran sailing, paragliding, scuba diving and making underwater excursions. There is plenty of choice of restaurants and boutique shops in Sani beach. There are supermarkets and there is an ATM in the village.
Sani already existed in the ancient period and earlier. Bones and prehistoric pottery was dug up here. On a headland at the Sani Beach Hotel is the tower of Stavronikita that was built to repel against pirate attacks. The area belonged to the monastery of Stavronikita on the Athos peninsula. Just above the village is the lake and marshland of Stavronikita. This is a protected area and it is a popular destination for bird watchers as there are many different birds here that can be observed.
Sani is a well-organized resort with modern facilities and plenty of accommodation options. Festivals are frequently organized on this beach and some environmental activities take place in summer, especially on the Day of the Environment, when seminars are held in order to inform people on the importance of keeping beaches clean. The environment around Sani beach is special and has some rare species of flora and fauna.