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Sani Beach

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  • About this holiday

    Sani Beach is a lovely family-run hotel that sits within the 1,000-acre ecological reserve of the Sani Resorton the Kassandra peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece. With an exclusive 5 miles of dazzling sand beaches, a fabulous lagoon-style swimming pool and an unparalleled range of resort-wide services, guests are spoiled for choice. Three great kids' clubs cater for children of varying age brackets.

    Client testimonial: ‘Room was beautiful & ideal with a baby’
    Mrs K, October 2014

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Aerobics, Beach Volleyball, Gym, Basketball, Sauna and Steam room, Table-tennis. Paddle board yoga lessons are complimentary.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with EasyJet London Gatwick to Thessaloniki, private car transfers and half board.

    Holiday prices

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Easyjet London Gatwick to Thessaloniki, private transfer and half board.
    Sample prices here are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £4,650
    High Season £7,730
    Both based on sharing a Junior Suite Garden View room. Many other room types are available on request from us.

    Special Offers

    • Up to 30% Early Booking Offer Halkidiki for autumn 2018
      Book before 16 July 2018 and receive up to a 30% discount on stays from 1 September 2018 until 3 November 2018. Minimum stay of 5 nights. Selected rooms only. Restrictions apply.
    • Complimentary Full Board Halkidiki for autumn 2018
      Book before 16 July 2018 and receive complimentary Full Board on stays from 1 September 2018 until 14 October 2018. Minimum stay of 5 nights. Selected rooms only. Restrictions apply.
    • 20% Early Booking Discount Halkidiki for 2019
      Book before 31 January 2019 and receive up to a 20% discount on stays from 5 April 2019 until 2 November 2019. Restrictions apply.

    Hotel code

    EXH763

    Our opinion

    Sani Beach offers an all-encompassing family holiday, with access to resort-wide facilities that appeal adults and children alike.

    Hotel description

    Sani Beach (formerly known as Sani Beach Hotel) is a lovely family-run hotel that sits within 1,000 acres of an ecological reserve on the Kassandra peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece. Views span across five miles of welcoming sand, the glorious Mediterranean Sea and towards Mount Olympus, which can be seen emerging from the sea on the horizon. As part of Sani Resort, Sani Beach benefits from brilliant resort-wide facilities, making it a remarkably self-contained holiday destination.

    Central to the Sani Beach is a marvellous lagoon-style swimming pool, which is overlooked by the hotel on one side and overlooks the sea on the other. This is a luxurious haven for relaxation, accompanied by glorious sea breezes and the calming sound of waves. Sun loungers are scattered around this area, in the shade of exotic palm trees to provide relief from the heat and the perfect distance to supervise children playing in the pool. The large freeform swimming pool is a masterpiece of bridges and islands that render it a veritable water playground for kids to get lost and play in with friends. Bordering the Sani Beach's grounds is a luxurious 5-mile strip of dazzling sand, where water sports and beach games can be enjoyed. Shallow waters are excellent for youngsters to dip their toes, with a lifeguard allowing parents to relax somewhat in the knowledge that an extra pair of eyes is trained on the waters. Snacks and drinks can be delivered to sun loungers by the Sani Beach Buddy service.

    Interiors at the Sani Beach are contemporary and sophisticated, with clean lines, contemporary furnishings and a neutral colour palette, which construct bright and welcoming public spaces. Having undergone renovation work in 2010, most rooms have been brought up-to-date. We recommend the Junior Suites, which provide ample space for two adults and two children in practical and contemporary surrounds that create a casual home-from-home atmosphere. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the rooms with natural light, while a terrace or balcony extends the living space to make the most of beautiful views, fresh sea breezes and optimum privacy. However, with all the amenities from the whole Sani Resort available to guests, there may be little desire to hide away here.

    Sporting activities range from football, archery, aerobics, paintball and tennis to water sports and even PADI diving facilities. The exclusive Sani Marina it is the beating heart of the resort and a hub of activity, with its 215 mooring berths that make it superb for those interested in sailing and water sports. But, featuring shops and restaurants too, the marina is just as appealing for those looking to explore this remarkably self-contained holiday destination. For the grown ups, MySpa offers an indulgent spa experience, with bespoke treatments that use essential oils to aid relaxation. Fitness facilities, an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, personal trainers and one-on-one yoga sessions add a personal touch. Meanwhile, children can be entertained and occupied at one of three children’s clubs: Melissa Crèche Club for children aged 4 months to 4 years, Melissa Mini Club for ages 4 to 12, and the Teenager’s Club for 13 to 16 year olds. Sessions are led and supervised by UK childcare experts, who organise excursions, parties and events that are suitable to each of the different age brackets.

    In the evenings, Poseidon Restaurant and Veranda Restaurant offer lovely dining experiences – the former provides a buffet spread, while the latter constructs a dynamic open kitchen experience. However, guests are not committed to dining within the hotel’s walls, and the Dine Around programme allows visitors to choose from a total of sixteen resort-wide restaurants. This means that the whole family can take it in turns to decide the flavour of the evening; both Greek and international dishes are produced in kitchens overseen by Michelin-starred chefs. As a babysitting service is available at Sani Beach (at a charge), parents can end the day in one of several bars, at a beach party, or even enjoying a performance at the Garden Theatre. 

    Location

    Halkidiki

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    Open from 5 April to 3 November.

    Distance from airport

    Thessaloniki Airport is 40 minutes away by car

    Closest airport

    Room types

    392 rooms and suites. All rooms have a balcony or terrace, flat screen satellite TV, DVD/CD player, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, direct dial telephone,minibar, safety box, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer and bathrobes. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Eco Double
    Double Room with garden view
    Double Room with sea view
    Family Room with garden view
    Family Room with sea view
    Junior Suite with garden view
    Junior Suite with sea view
    Panorama Junior Suite with sea view
    One Bedroom Family Suite with sea view
    Two Bedroom Family Suite with sea view
    Deluxe One Bedroom Family Suite
    Deluxe Two Bedroom Family Suite
    Deluxe One Bedroom Family Suite
    Deluxe Two Bedroom Family Suite
    Beach Front One Bedroom Family Suite with private garden
    Beach Front Two Bedroom Family Suite with private garden 

    Hotel facilities and services

    3 restaurants, 5 bars, Lounge, Library, Indoor heated swimming pool, Outdoor heated swimming pool, Two exclusive beaches, Spa (8am-8pm), Fitness, Kids’ club, Creche, WiFi, Parking, Laundry, Tennis, Mountain biking, Water sports, Yoga classes, Complimentary shuttle bus around resort.
    Guests have access to facilities across the four hotels of the Sani Resort.

    Water sports

    Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Pedaloes, Canoeing, Catamarans, Parasailing, Banana boats and PADI-diving are available at Sani Beach's Water sports centre.

    Land sports

    Bird watching, Mountain biking, Walking trails, Aerobics, Beach volleyball, Football, Hiking, Fitness studio, Basketball, Table tennis and Archery. WWKC Football Academy runs from 18 May - 31 August.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Excursions can be arranged to Meteora, Pella and Vergina, Thessaloniki. Mount Athos Cruise, Wine tasting tours, Tour of Sithonia peninsula, Toroneos Cruise are also available at Sani Beach.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are very welcome at the Sani Beach and there are many provisions for families including cots, a creche, children's and teen's club. A child sharing a room with 2 adults must be 11 years old or younger.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Sani Beach enjoys access to the excellent facilities of its three sister hotels. At the bustling marina,guests can enjoy boutiques and seafront cafes against a dramatic backdrop of Mount Olympus and the turquoise bay. Away from
    the resort, the ancient villages of Kallithea, Afitos and Kassandria can be reached by bus. Thessaloniki bazaar (80km) and Sani Marina (0.5km).

     

    Children's Clubs: There are 4 kids’ clubs at Sani Resort running daily from May to October. For infants aged 4 months-3 years, there is the Melissa Crèche. Staff are qualified nursing staff and trained in accordance to UK standards and regulations. Infants 23 months and under are supervised at a 1 adult: 3 children ratio for 35€ per sessions. Children aged 2-3 are supervised at a 1:4 ratio and cost 28€. The Melissa Mini Club provides complimentary entertainment for ages 4-11 years, focusing on new friendships, new skills and having fun, the club provides activities and indoor and outdoor play. For ages 12-17, Sani Teen Club is offers activities from water sports to football and cooking lessons. Sani Explorers programme offers children aged 4-11 opportunity to learn about birds and sand dunes around the resort. Sani Adventurer for 12-17 years provides nature walks, games and activities including Bikes and Birds excursions and Sea and Science research on paddleboats for the University of Plymouth.
    Teen Club: Teenagers aged between 12 and 17 will enjoy the complimentary Teen Club, which operates from its base next to the football pitch at the Sani Beach 7 days a week from mid June until 1 September. The activities offered at the club are specifically catered towards the age group. Some activities are chargeable.
    Babysitting: Babysitting in the evenings is available at a charge of Euros 10 per hour (payable directly to babysitter). If babysitting ends after 11pm there will be a surcharge of Euros 15.
    Baby listening: Is available free of charge upon request on baby monitor devices monitored by parents.
    Children’s entertainment: DVDs/videos, cinema and board games are available. There is an evening family entertainment programme at Sani Beach and Sani Club with comedy nights, dance shows, quiz shows, live music. Optimist Sailing academy offers a 10 hour intensive certificated course for ages 6-17 years old, prices are about 250€ per course, or 450€ for 2 children. Teens of 14-17 years may also take Laser Class sailing. Swimming lessons are offered for infants aged 6 months- 4 years between June and September. Sea World offers diving and snorkelling lessons. Football Academy in operation from May to August offers 5-8 years and 9-14 years training at around 35€ per session. Sani Tennis Academy offers tutoring for families, children and teens with the children’s course costing 110€ per day including 5 trainings per day and participation in a tennis weekend event. Sani offers free activities including bird watching tours, walking trails, Sani Kids Eco-activities and sunset cruises. Photo shoots are available to capture holiday memories start at 145€. Art classes for the whole family are offered during July and August. Children’s DVDs and PlayStations are available on request. Musicals and shows are performed in the open-air Garden Theatre and live music is played around the resort. An outdoor cinema shows English films under the stars.
    Medical services: 24-hour first aid cover on-site. A doctor is resident at the hotel. The nearest hospital is 80km away in Thessaloniki.
    Family dining: Children are allowed in all of the restaurants. Highchairs, a children’s menu and à la carte options for pre-ordering are available.
    Family rooms: Junior Suites provide ample space for two adults and two children in a home-from-home setting. Family Rooms offer two double bedrooms with an interconnecting door for parents seeking more independence.

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