What's the weather like in Halkidiki in October
October in Halkidiki, Greece sees autumn in full effect and the weather adjust accordingly. The average temperature, average highs & lows, average sea temperature and average sunshine hours all see a decrease from September.
The average temperature throughout October is 19°C (66°F). Average highs rise to 22°C (72°F) which are mostly experienced in the beginning of the month with the rest of the month seeing daily highs of only 17°C (63°F). Average lows go down to 15°C (59°F) which are mostly seen in the beginning of the month with the rest of the month seeing daily lows get up to 9°C (49°F). October a whole sees rapidly falling daily highs with only one day in ten going over 28°C (82°F) or going under 13°C (55°F). Daily lows only go under 4°C (40°F) or go over 17°C (63°F) every one in ten days.
The beginning of October experiences a 27% chance of precipitation. This percentage gradually increases as the month goes on with the end of October seeing a 34% chance of precipitation. The most common form of rainfall for October is moderate rain which is most likely to fall at the end of the month. Thunderstorms and light rain are less common with light rain most likely to fall at the end of the month and thunderstorms at the beginning of the month.
The average humidity seen in October is 68%, which ranges from 46%, comfortable, to 90%, very humid. The humidity rarely goes under 32%, comfortable, but can get as high as 100%, very humid. The beginning of the month is the most likely to be the least humid while the end of the month is the most likely to be the most humid.
The average sunshine hours seen in October is 8. This is the fourth lowest average sunshine hours for the year which is also experienced in March. As the month goes on, the daily sunshine hours gradually decrease with the beginning of the month the most likely to experience the most daily sunshine.
The average sea temperature experienced in October is 22°C (72°F). This is the third highest average sea temperature for the year and is also seen in June.
Halkidiki Hotels in October
For a five star hotel, check in to Eagles Palace one of the best beach resorts in Greece. Rooms include double or twin beds, sea or garden view with a furnished balcony or terrace, LCD TV, marble lined bathroom with bath tub, plush bathrobes & slippers, beach towels and a fully stocked mini bar with premium brands. For children there is a mini club for those aged 4-12, a children's pool and a children's playground.
Istion Club Luxury Resort
The Istion Club Luxury Resort is a five star resort located on the bay, this resort combines modern design and functionality. There are standard double & triple rooms, superior double & triple sea view rooms and suites available. All rooms include air conditioning, heating, satellite TV, mini-bar, bathrobes, luxurious blankets and an electronic safe. Services include a main restraint, pool bar and kid's pool, playground and club.
If you are looking for an intimate family run hotel, head to the Hanioti Hotel. Located near the central square and the beach makes this hotel a great base for your holiday. The hotel is quite small with only 25 rooms which can include a third bed if necessary. All rooms have a shower & WC, air-conditioning, TV, fridge Wi-Fi and balcony.
Kassandra Bay Resort & Spa
Kassandra Bay Resort & Spa offers double rooms, family rooms and suites. All rooms have a modern style and include balcony or terrace with sea view or garden view, LCD digital TV, air conditioning, electronic safe, refrigerator with mini-bar and beach & pool towels.
Halkidiki Beaches for October
Sani beach is well developed beach and arguably one of the best in the Halkidiki region. The beach features a fine golden sand and the signature turquoise waters that often found along the coast. There are a large amount of pine trees that provide shade for when you need a break from sun bathing. The beach often sees many events being hosted including festivals, seminars and environmental activities.
Bars and Restaurants
Those with a sweet tooth should head to Lemonis Bakery. Here you will find a large selection of cakes, pastries, pies and ice cream. The selections include both savoury and sweet treats, perfect for either a quick bite or to visit after your meal. All of the baked goods are made fresh daily and the prices are very reasonable.
If you are looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion try Pallini located in Hanioti. You will find very friendly, professional staff and have the option to dine al fresco. The restaurant has an authentic Greek ambience with Greek music playing, however, both Greek and international dishes are served.
Things to do in Halkidiki in October
Thalassotherapy & Spa
If you are looking to pamper yourself on your holiday, head to the Thalassotherapy & Spa. There are two spa centres and are two of the biggest in all of Europe. The facilities include an indoor sea water pool, high salinity pool, 6 hydro baths, sauna, steam bath, thin rain shower, 2 fitness centres and 27 rooms to receive a variety of treatments. There are packages available including one day retreat, two day detox and couples' journey package.
Get out and enjoy the water with a day sailing trip from Daysailing. This sailing company provides fishing tours, sunset sailing and day sailing. The sunset sail leaves at 6pm and starts with a transfer from your hotel. You will be on the water for two hours and make a stop to for a swim. When the sun sets, a glass of champagne is poured to enjoy the experience.