Halkidiki is an exotic paradise known for its three peninsulas which reach out into the Aegean Sea. They are perfectly surrounded by turquoise waters and Caribbean-style white beaches. Each tendril, Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos have their own unique atmosphere, but all reach temperatures in summer for sun worshippers to dream about.
At only 20km away, Thessaloniki is a short distance away with many complementing the city's friendly, upbeat vibe as you stroll through the centre.
Find yourself on the Byzantine Walls at sunset for a simply stunning watchpoint. In Greece you should know that your night never comes to a cold end when the sun goes down.
By night the Grecian waterfronts of Halkidiki and Thessaloniki are swarming with international holiday makers enjoying the steady row of cocktail bars. And if you enjoy local delicacies then you certainly won't go hungry during your stay. Delicious fish and seafood dishes are usually complimented with Macedonian; a strong-flavoured wine as old as the Roman times. Popular after dinner indulgences include cream or custard-filled pastries called Bougatsas and Trigona Panoramatos.
As well as a vibrant main town full of museums and history, Corfu is full of enough water parks, riding stables and scuba centres to tire out even the most excitable of families. Blessed with a glorious climate, you'll barely need to spend a minute inside once you reach its shores.
Crete doesn't hold high cultural status for nothing - some of the greatest ancient Greek artefacts can be found here. Perfect for sunseekers and watersports fans alike, its varied terrain makes almost every kind of leisure activity a possibility.
The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia's mild climate and plentiful beaches are the ideal setting for a cinematic escape. Quite literally - it was home to the filming of Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Hop on a short flight to explore Kefalonia for yourself - the kayaking opportunities, beautiful architecture and pleasant weather won't disappoint.
Natives of Kos love to spend time on the beach, and considering its beautiful climate, it's no wonder. With miles of sand and sea to explore, you'll be clamouring for a return visit before you've even left the airport.
Land of magnificent palaces, historic villages and stunning beaches, you can live like an ancient Greek on the cobbled streets of Rhodes. Dine on Mediterranean dishes in the sunshine or swim among the fish at Waterhoppers diving centre.
Zakynthos' rich countryside makes it the perfect holiday spot for wildlife fans. Explore the turtles of Keri Cave, visit the zoo or embrace your inner party animal in the island's plentiful bars and clubs.