http://www.santahotel.gr/components/com_gk3_photoslide/thumbs_big/736435slide1.jpglink
http://www.santahotel.gr/components/com_gk3_photoslide/thumbs_big/262076slide3.jpglink
http://www.santahotel.gr/components/com_gk3_photoslide/thumbs_big/236653ex4.jpglink
http://www.santahotel.gr/components/com_gk3_photoslide/thumbs_big/820536ext4.jpglink
01 03 Το ξενοδοχείο μας Το ξενοδοχείο μας

Location

Santa Beach Hotel is located on the beautiful sandy beach, between Nei Epivates and Agia Triada of Thermaikos Municipality, just 20 km from Thessaloniki’s center and just 9 km from Makedonia airport (SKG).
The hotel remarkably well situated gives the opportunity for swimming, walking, jogging, shopping either at Perea, one of the most developing suburbs of Thessaloniki, just 2,5 Km from the hotel, or at the biggest shopping centers of the city, visiting multiplex cinemas, bowling, entertainment parks, casino, night clubs.
In case of emergency, the nearest hospital is just 15’ driving.
Our guests can also visit the wine roads of Northern Greece or drive to Halkidiki beaches.

Directions

From Thessaloniki city center: 20 km south east of city center. Follow the signs to Makedonia airport. Continue on the highway, past the airport in the direction of Perea/Nea Mihaniona and 1 km after Perea’s traffic lights you will meet Santa Beach Hotel on your right, on the beach.
From Makedonia airport (SKG) : 9 km southeast. Turn right at the airport exit onto the highway in the direction of Perea/Nea Mihaniona and 1 km after Perea’s traffic lights you will meet Santa Beach Hotel on your right, on the beach.
From Athens/abroad: Follow the ring road, exit to Halkidiki/Airport, continue on the highway and exit to Makedonia airport. Turn left on the traffic lights in the direction of Perea/Nea Mihaniona and 1 km after Perea’s traffic lights you will meet Santa Beach Hotel on your right, on the beach.

DISTANCES FROM

Athens: 540 km
Igoumenitsa ( ferries to Italy ): 470 km
Alexandroupolis ( Greek-Turkish borders ): 340 km
Promahonas ( Greek-Bulgarian borders ): 110 km
Gevgelija (Greek-Fyrom borders ): 80 km

What to see

Archaeological Sites

• The Palace of Galerius(300 A.D.) at Navarino Square
• Roman Market and Theater Ruins standing at the Court of Law Square (Dikastiria)
• Roman Baths north of the church of Agios Dimitrios
• Nymphaion - An elegant nomopteral, circular building

Monuments and Churches

• Galerian Arch (Kamara)erected shortly before 305 A.D.
• The Rotonda, a domed building of early 4th century A.D., destined to serve as a Pantheum or Mausoleum for emperor Galerius
• The Ahiropiitos (middle of 5th century A.D.) and the cruciform church of Ossios David (late 5th century A.D.), the chapel of the Latomos Convent, are the two early Christian churches that still stand in Thessaloniki
• The Walls were erected during the time of Theodossios the Great to gird the city from Democracy Square across Eptapyrgio up to the site later occupied by the White Tower, a work of the architect Sinan (first half of 16th century)
• Agios Dimitrios, was completely rebuilt in 1948 according the original plans. The church has been destroyed twice before by fire.
• The Crypt, the most easterly section of the Bath, is the place where St. Demetrios was imprisoned, tortured and buried
• Agia Sofia (8th century) marks the transition from the domed basilica to the domed cruciform church
• Panagia Halkeon, a cruciform church, was built in 1028 A.D. according to an inscription of that era
• Agia Ekaterini (13th century) is very well preserved externally, with traces of frescoes inside
• Agii Apostoli (14th century) retains a rich decoration both on the exterior and interior, dating to the time of the Byzantine Paleologos imperial dynasty
• Agios Nikolaos Orfanos (14th century) richly decorated with frescoes became in the 17th century the chapel of Vlatadon Monastery. Its form has been greatly changed since the time of its erection.
• Profitis Ilias was built in 1360 upon the ruins of a Byzantine palace by the monk Makarios Houmnos. The postbyzantine era has also left in Thessaloniki an important number of churches.

Museums

• Archaeological: HANTH (YMCA) Square, tel. 830-538. Displaying sculptures of the archaic, classical and Roman periods. A special wing houses the impressive unique findings of Vergina.
• Ethnological and Popular art: 68, Vas. Olgas, tel. 830-591. Displaying costumes and objects of the last 250 years of Greek national life and culture.
• Museum of the Macedonian Struggle: 23, Proxenou Koromila Str. tel. 229-778. Exhibits from the years of local national resistance against the Ottoman Empire (1878 - 1912).
• White Tower Museum: tel. 267-832. An exhibition of the history and art of Byzantine Thessaloniki covering the period between 300 and 1430 A.D.
• Gallery of Fine Arts: 1, Nic. Germanou Str. inside the building of the National Theater,tel. 238-601. Important works of Greek and foreign painters.
• Municipal Gallery: 162, Vas. Olgas, tel. 425-531.
• Museum of the Crypt: Inside the church of Agios Dimitrios, tel. 213-627, 270-008.
• Museum of the Society for Macedonian Studies: 1, Nic. Germanou Str. tel. 238-601.
• Northern Greece Cultural Center: 108, Vas. Olgas Str., tel. 834-404, 820-240.
• Macedonian Center of Modern Art: International Trade Fair grounds, tel. 471-545.
• Technical Museum of Thessaloniki: Thessaloniki Industrial Area, 2nd Street, Building no 47, tel. 799-773.

Hotel location (Google maps)

santahotel
SANTA BEACH HOTEL, THESSALONIKI, GREECE  (Google map Earth)

airport_santa