Ammouliani

An absolute hidden gem in terms of natural beauty, delicious food, and astonishing beaches, this place is the only inhabited island of Halkidiki.

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in Ammouliani

Port of Ammouliani

Located by the main settlement welcomes the ferry boats that reach Ammouliani after a 15-minute trip from the mainland (Tripiti port).

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Ammouliani Settlement

A 4,5 square kilometers tiny islet, that hosts over 500 inhabitants who are engaged mostly with fishing and tourism.

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Alykes Beach

Probably the most famous beach that hosts the island camping, while its fine sand and shallow waters make it ideal for families with kids.

↓ S
≈ 2.4km

Karagatsi Beach

Peaceful golden-sand beach named after the local vegetation (ftelia-karagatsi). While a canteen serves as a beach bar offering basic amenities.

↙ SW
≈ 3.2km

Agios Georgios Beach

At the east part of the islet, it is named after the local chapel, while it offers some basic amenities through the local beach bar & taverna.

↘ SE
≈ 3.6km

Drenia Island Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

Blue-green sandy beach of an uninhabited islet, hosting a restaurant & a beach bar in the summer.

↘ SE
≈ 5.8km

Mount Athos Boat Trips / Cruises

Three-hour boat trip carried out daily from April to October, that can be followed by everyone and shows the beauties of Mount Athos landscape.

Byzantine Tower of Prosphorion, Ouranoupoli

A 12th century Byzantine tower at the seafront of Ouranoupoli that serves as a local trademark.

→ E
≈ 7.2km

Ouranoupolis Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

The homonymous settlement is the last town before Mount Athos, while the local beach stands for its fine sand and the nearby quality resorts.

→ E
≈ 7.4km

Nea Roda Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

Long sandy beach just in front of the homonymous settlement with numerous tavernas and beach bars.

↑ N
≈ 7.6km
A panoramic photo that shows a part of the Voulitsa Beach at Nea Roda of Halkidiki.
photo: Chryspan at English Wikipedia

Voulitsa Beach, Nea Roda

Small sandy cove that can be reached through a decent dirt road. It has relatively deep waters and hosts a beach bar that dominates the area.

↑ N
≈ 7.8km

Ierissos

Close to the famous philosopher's birthplace, here you will find Aristotle's Theme Park, a series of beaches, and boat tours to Mount Athos.

↖ NW
≈ 10km
The remains and the main entrance of the main church of the ancient monastery of Zygos.
photo: Knop92

Zygou (Ancient) Monastery

«Moni Zygou»

An ancient monastery of Mount Athos that was abandoned at the beginning of the 12th century.

→ E
≈ 10.1km

Develiki Beach, Aristotelis Halkidiki

Tiny fisherman settlement with the homonymous quiet beach that is partly organized but hosts two tavernas famous for their fresh fish.

↖ NW
≈ 11.7km
A photo depicting a family to enjoy the sun and the water at the Kampos (Ladhario) beach of Pyrgadikia.
photo: Pyraechmes

Kampos (Ladhario) Beach, Pyrgadikia

A large semi-organized sandy beach with a beach bar, as well as beach volley and soccer fields.

← W
≈ 22.6km

Mount Athos

The Holy Mountain is a monastic state of pristine beauty without much technology. No women are allowed in, and men follow the monks' program.

→ E
≈ 23.6km

Sithonia Halkidiki

If you prefer natural beauty to nightlife, Sithonia is abundant with isolated beaches, glamorous beach bars, and scenic drives. Best for families.

↙ SW
≈ 25.7km

Questions & Answers about Ammouliani

Why Visit Ammouliani?
  • Old Vatopedi Monastery ownership, was granted to Asia Minor refugees in 1925.
  • The only inhabited island of Halkidiki with nearly 600 inhabitants.
  • Tiny destination of 4.5 kmĀ² that covers almost every demand.
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