Chalkidiki SPORTS

Chalkidiki provides the seasports lovers with many opportunities. On most of the beaches, the shops rent paddle-boats, canoes and all the necessary equipment for wind-surfing and other seasports, while in Armenistis and the"Porto Karras Hotel" there are scubba-diving schools organising championships. For the fans of sailing, information is available at the Naval Club of Nea Moudania, tel: (0373) 23990. On the beach of the "Gerakina Beach Hotel" in Gerakini, there is a school for water-skiing (information, tel: (0371) 51118). For those who love basketball and volleyball, there are courts in the athletic facilities of Moundania, Arnea and Poligiros, while there are tennis courts and golf courses in most of the luxury hotels. Those who prefer mountaineering can climb Mount Holomondos (1,165 m.), after taking all the necessary precautions. In Arnea, Kassandria and Moudania, there is the Hunting Club of Arnea, tel: (0372) 22648, the Hunting Club of Kassandria, tel: (0374) 23397 and the Hunting Club of Nea Moundania, tel: (0373) 22377.