Potidea Palace, which has landed a spot in Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Top 10 Family Hotels in the World and the best family hotel in Greece, has to be seen to be believed.
Customers rave about the hotel’s super friendly staff, and in particular the care provided for children during all kinds of supervised kids’ activities. Beautifully sited at the beginning of the Kassandra Peninsula in the tourist haven of Halkidiki. Potidea Palace went through a top-to-bottom renovation in 2015-16, and the results are stunning.
Greece’s Second City, Thessaloniki, just an hour’s drive away, whilst Potidea with its famous ancient canal is 2 km down the road. Nea Moudania, with its port, shops and beach, is just 5 km away in the other direction.
The hotel grounds include a Parthenon replica, a pool with a small island with twin palm trees accessible by a footbridge, and stylish, ultra-modern design details. Potidea Palace offers stunning sunset views of Mt. Olympus to the west and an overall top-notch holiday venue for discerning guests.
Potidea Palace has 234 rooms and suites, all of which are elegantly appointed and spacious. The rooms and suites can be found in 9 buildings in a rectangular configuration, descending gradually to the sandy beach. The buildings are connected by meticulously manicured gardens. All rooms have private bathrooms with walk-in shower and furnished balconies with picturesque views.Disabled friendly rooms are available.
Suites provide an additional living space with a relaxing and luxurious environment, ideal for guests seeking extra conveniences. Guests staying in suites are entitled to enjoy their lunch and dinner at the Acropolis a la carte restaurant, on a daily basis.
Fully-equipped rooms, a good option for those on a budget. Furnished balconies with road views, or side main road views. Includes walk-in shower, a double queen-sized bed, and, in some rooms, a sofa bed.
Brand-new rooms with garden view, tiled floors, queen-sized bed and sofa or third bed, tastefully decorated.
Deluxe Rooms with Garden or Sea View
Deluxe rooms come with sea view or garden view options. These rooms were fully renovated in 2020 and offer, depending on the guest’s preference, one double dink-size bed or two twin beds. Bathroom features hydro massage, and room comes with a complimentary, daily re-stocked mini bar.
Family Deluxe Room with Garden View
Floor plan includes two rooms, a living room with a double sofa bed, and a separate bedroom. Rooms are divided by a door. Includes furnished balcony and all other amenities such as air conditioning, bathrobes and slippers, free Wi-Fi, safe deposit box, and many others.
Brand new suite, designed to offer the maximum comfort and privacy to its guests.
Suites with Garden View or Sea View
Brand new spacious suites, offering the extra comfort and well-being to the guests. A master bedroom and a spacious lounge area will offer the extra comfort and well-being to your family. Stylish bathroom with deluxe toiletries, walk-in shower-hydromassage, 2 smart TVs and refined furniture.
Food and Drink
The Main Restaurant serves a richly varied breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet. At the Acropolis a la carte restaurant guests can enjoy a high-end meal specializing in fresh fish and other seafood as well as locally-sourced fruits, vegetables and olive oil adding up to an unforgettable dining experience.
Guests with special dietary needs (gluten-free, diabetes, or various allergies, etc.) are carefully catered to. There is special kids’ menu, even with a specially tailored individual approach for persnickety eaters, making the entire meal more pleasant and healthful for the whole family.
There are four bars at convenient locations, offering fresh juices, delicious coffees and teas, exquisite cocktails, beers, as well as snacks and pastries.
Spa and Wellness
Potidea Palace Hotel’s Spa Center signature massages will give you the opportunity to ease the tension out of every muscle, and come out with glowing, healthy skin. The magic hands of certified professionals will bring new life to that sometimes old-feeling body battered by the stress and strain of year-long workaday life. Potidea Palace’s massage therapists use special oils and substances and centuries-old traditional methods updated for today’s world to give you back the muscle tone and lively glow you’ve missed.
Other Spa choices include facial treatments, such as Amvrosia Treatment, Aphrodite’s Rose Treatment, or the Anti-ageing Fruit and Olive Oil Treatment. Body treatments include Dawn Breeze, Spa Gold Therapy, and Vitamin C Skin Booster. Exotic body massages, such as Santorini Volcanic Hot Stones, Choco Baby, or the Ancient Greek massage, based on the Hippocratic methods applied in Ancient Greece are also on offer.
The Spa center also has an indoor hydro-massage pool, a sauna, a steam room, a hammam (Turkish bath), a beauty center, and a fully-equipped professional gym.
There are all kinds of things to do on-site to keep you busy and entertained. Potidea Palace has two tennis courts, beach volleyball, table tennis, darts, beach yoga, water gymnastics, water polo, aerobics, and stretching. There is also a water sports center on the beach.
The pool has a unique pool-within-the-pool design, out of which grow two stately palms. The pool has comfortable sunbeds, sunshades and a bar. The hotel’s grounds and its beach serve as ideal backgrounds for weddings, celebrations and social events. The Parthenon replica is a favorite for photo ops and ceremonies, lending a touch of classic Greece to your event.
There is a boutique shop for your convenience, with local products, gifts, souvenirs, swimwear and other leisure products.The Cava Idea is aunique wine cellar, where you can taste some of the best Greek wines. Try the Sauvignon Blanc, Grenache Rouge, Xinomavro, and Roditis.
Fun for Kids
Family vacations’ goals include a good time for kids, as well as parents. Potidea Palace Hotel has a thoughtfully developed kids’ program including a multi-lingual animation team.
The multilingual professional animation team provides inspiring and fulfilling activities for children from 4 to 12 years old, including full-day and evening entertainment programs, so parents can be at peace and look to their own needs as well. Activities include the following:
- A new offering, Kids’ Club, with separate activities for toddlers, children between 4 – 7 years old, and 8 – 12 years old
- A cleverly-themed spray park & kids’ shallow pool allow your little ones to cool off without being submerged.
- A childrens’ swimming pool with fresh water and lifeguard services
- A supervised external playground
- Kids disco entertainment
In the Area
Potidea Palace is a great starting point for day trips, pilgrimages, and shopping excursions. Nea Potidea village is 5-min drive from the hotel, with some nice bars and restaurants. Thessaloniki, Greece’s Second City and its cultural capital, with its famous open air Byzantine ruins and its vibrant night life (rated among the top ten party cities in the world by Lonely Planet), is just an hour’s drive away. Mt. Athos, the Holy Mountain, is about a 45-minute drive to the west.
Nea Potidea, Halkidiki
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