A beach of rare natural beauty on the slopes of Olympus, it is a happy combination of pebbles and sand. A summer resort with crystal blue sea and rich vegetation, it has regularly been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness for many years. The supervised and safe beach is suitable for family holidays, and also for every type of visitor.
One of the most distinctive features of the region is the legendary Castle (11th century) which, during the summer months, is the venue for theatrical productions, concerts and other cultural displays under the auspices of the Olympus Festival.
Nearby lies the picturesque old village of Paleios Panteleimonas. Here you can find authentic original taverns and guest houses. Just above the village, near the church of Prophitis Ilias, is the jumping off point for those wishing to try their hand at paragliding.
Particularly during the summer months, there is an excellent infrastructure of tourist facilities, including hotels in all categories, economical small guest houses next to the sea, rooms to rent and many notable campsites to suit all tastes.
Restaurants, fish taverns, ouzeries, snack bars and other establishments offer the visitor a wide choice of dishes.
Cafe bars, refreshment bars, clubs and discos take care of your entertainment and help you forget your worries during your stay in our region.
In addition to the usual range of sea sports, it is possible for you to sample the delights of paragliding from the launching pad at Paleios Panteleimonas, descending to the beach of Panteleimonas.
Situated 33 kilometres from Katerini, and easily reached from the National Motorway E75 (Junction: Panteleimonas) and the railway (Station: Platamonas).