Ormos Panagias is a coastal holiday destination mostly known for its sandy "Blue Flag" beach that locals call it the "Copacabana of Greece" due to its length and its exotic landscape.
There is a picturesque harbour in Ormos where Excursion boats start from here making trips to the eastern part of Sithonia and to Aghion Oros (Mount Athos). Also, here you can rent a boat to visit the islands right across Vourvourou. At the harbour, you can find small resorts, a few renting studios, traditional tavernas, bars and cafes.
The village took its name in the honour of the great Byzantine church of the region.
Ormos Panagias village is an ideal destination for those who you are searching for a quiet holiday. The local beach, called "Trani Ammouda" is one of the most beautiful in Sithonia without too many tourists and minimux organization.
There is a picturesque harbour in Ormos where daily cruises are taking guests around Mount Athos but also, to Ammouliani island, Ouranoupoli and at the same time, it hosts many sailing yachts and catamarans for charter.
Worth it to see
The Byzantine Temple dedicated to Virgin Mary, which was destroyed and rebuilt several times.
Mount Athos, the unique UNESCO heritage site! Daily cruises to Mount Athos depart from the port of the village.
The fresh fish market located right at the dock and sells the day’s catch.
The surrounding area, like the complex of islets in Vourvouroy bay or the nearby secluded coves by boat! The calm waters create the perfect environment for renting a boat and becoming your own captain or hire a sailing/catamaran boat with a skipper.
July's full moon festival, a 3-day free annual event where you can enjoy great live concerts under the moonlight.