What's the weather like in Halkidiki in February
If visiting Halkidiki, Greece in February, be warned that is one of the coldest months of the year. The average temperature and average highs and lows stay the same as January while the average sea temperature decreases. The average sunshine hours are low but there is a noticable increase from January. Snow is also possible.
The average temperature throughout February is 9°C (49°F). Average highs rise to 12°C (54°F) which are mostly experienced at the end of the month with the beginning of the month seeing lower daily highs of 9°C (49°F). Average lows for February go down to 6°C (43°F) which are also mostly seen at the end of the month with the beginning of the month seeing daily lows get to 2°C (35°F). February as a whole sees gradually rising highs with only one day in ten going over 17°C (63°F) or going under 5°C (41°F). Daily lows only go under -3°C (27°F) or go above 8°C (47°F) every one in ten days.
The start of February sees a 35% chance of precipitation. This percentage slightly rises as the month goes on with the end of February seeing a 36% chance of precipitation. The most common form of rainfall for the month is moderate rain which is most likely to fall at the end of the month. Light rain and moderate snow are less likely to occur but most likely to fall in the middle of the month.
The average humidity for February is 71%, which ranges from 52%, mildly humid, to 89% very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 32%, comfortable, but can get as high as 100%, very humid. The end of the month is the most likely to be the least humid, while the beginning of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours seen in in February is 5. This is the second lowest average sunshine hours for the year which will see a significant increase in the coming months. December also experiences an average sunshine hours of 5. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine gradually increases with the end of the month the most likely to experience the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature experienced in February is 15°C (59°F). This is the lowest average sea temperature for the year and is also seen in March.
Halkidiki Hotels for February
If you are looking for a boutique hotel, which places relaxation as the number one priority, check out the Achtis Hotel. Located in Kassandra, the hotel facilities include a large pool, a garden where peacocks roam, a poolside bar and restaurant and a well-equipped gym. The hotel's room options include double, family suites and junior suites with a Jacuzzi. Rooms include satellite TV, fridge, safe box and balcony or terrace.
Akrogia Boutique Hotel
For a family run beachfront boutique hotel, head the Akrogia Boutique Hotel. Perfect for couples, romantic packages are on offer that include dinner, breakfast and airport transfers. There are three room options available, a double room standard, a double garden view superior and a family standard. Each room is tastefully decorated and is air conditioned with a balcony.
The Stamos Hotel provides everything you need for a perfect beach holiday. There are 18 rooms with options ranging from double room to quadruple room. All rooms include a fridge, satellite TV, kitchen utensils, safe deposit box, heating and a balcony. Some rooms provide stunning views of the sea. The hotel features free Wi-Fi throughout the property and has an outdoor swimming pool with pool bar.
The Lesse Hotel is a family run four star hotel that is a flawless option for your holiday. There are 72 rooms available as well as 16 triple & quad apartments. All rooms include cable & satellite TV, 24 hour room service, air-conditioning & heating, safe, kitchenette, mini-bar and refrigerator. There are two pools (one for children) as well as a waterfall and pool bar.
Halkidiki Beaches in February
If you are searching for the perfect beach head to Armenistis Beach. This beach is constantly among the top beaches in all of Greece and holds the coveted European Blue Flag. The beach features a fine white sand along with a clear blue and calm water. There is a camping section if you wish to stay over with your own gear. Families flock here due to the shallow, clear water with a sandy bottom. You will have a view of boats anchored in the bay as well as beautiful Mount Athos in the background.
Bars and Restaurants
Head to Sani for authentic Greek cuisine at Psaroyannos Ouzerie. This taverna has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with outdoor seating. You will find plenty of dishes you will be sure to love with options such as a mixed platter with fresh octopus, lobster, squid & haddock, a grilled prawn starter and the best hummus you will find anywhere. There is also an extensive wine list as well as a fixed menu.
Mouragio in Gerakini provides warm Greek hospitality and authentic cooking methods that have been in practice for decades. You will find traditional Greek music playing setting up the atmosphere. Mouragio caters to all and is especially welcoming to families. Some menu items include the chicken a la crème, fisherman's rice with steamed mussels & prawns and a variety of salads such as potato and crab.
Things to do in Halkidiki in February
Tower of Ouranoupolis
For a day trip check out the Tower of Ouranoupolis. The tower has been in existence for over 650 years and is known to have hosted several kings from the region. In more recent times, the tower was restored by the 10th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities. The entrance fee to the tower is 2 and you will be able to see ancient artefacts, photos and learn interesting historical facts.
If you are searching for a Greek adventure, take a look at Explore Outside. This adventure company offers mainly kayaking, biking and hiking adventures. The company was started by passionate outdoors men and women who want to share what they love by providing unique and fun experiences. One example is a sailing cruise that explores monasteries, coves and islands over 7 days.