Blue Flags eco-label

Blue Flags eco-label

Halkidiki is proud to be the leading destination in Greece for 6 years in a row with 96 “blue flags” - 87 beaches, 6 tourism boats and 3 marinas (data 2022) - for the coastal environment, water quality, safety and access for all.

Explore all the Blue Flags beaches and marinas in Halkidiki. You can find beaches and marinas which answer your needs by easily selecting what you are looking for in the visible layer drop down on the map.

Did you know that...

In order to receive a Blue Flag eco-label, a beach must not only be found to have an excellent water quality, it must comply with a total of 33 criteria (38 for marinas and 51 for boat operators), concerning cleanliness, environmental management and awareness, various amenities and services, information, visitor safety and protection of the coastal area.

What is a blue flag:

The Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label awarded to over 4.600 beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism operators in 50 countries across Europe, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean.

The Blue Flag Programme is owned and run by the independent non-profit organisation Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).

The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development at beaches/marinas through strict criteria dealing with water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management, safety and other services.

The Blue Flag Programme includes environmental education and information for the public, decision makers and tourism operators.

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