GOOD TO KNOW

 

FAQ

Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)

General questions

Is BBQ allowed?

You can BBQ in the front yard of your accommodation or in the place where your tent is, always with great attention.

It is strictly forbidden to place a fire on the ground.

Are there communal barbecues?

No, you need to bring your own barbecue, or you can buy one from the supermarket of the campsite.

Is it allowed to place a fire on the beach?

No, this is strictly forbidden.

Are there kitchens in the camping / Where can I cook?

In every communal complex there are communal kitchen areas with stalls, water, electricity, fridge and sinks.

Are there cooking hobs?

The campsite has no cooking hobs. You should bring your own hob and equipment and you can use them in communal kitchen areas.

Are there communal fridges?

In every communal kitchen area, you will find fridges.

You can use them freely.

Can I rent a fridge for personal use?

The fridge is rented exclusively for your use.  Placed next to your tent, after your arrival at the campsite.

The charge is indicated on the posted price list.

Are there washing machines?

Yes, in every communal complex there is a washing machine.

To use it you need: one x 2 € coin + two x 1 € coins = 4 €

You should have your own detergent.

Is there an infirmary in the campsite?

Yes, there is an infirmary for providing first aid.

For medicines, the nearest pharmacy is located in the village of Sykia, 8 km distance from the campsite.

Where is the nearest hospital?

In the village of Sykia, there is a doctor's office with a doctor only in the morning hours and only in working days.

In Agios Nikolaos there is a Medical Center. About 1-hour distance from the campsite.

In Polygyros there is a General Hospital. About 1.5-hours distance from the campsite.

What kind of stores are there in the campsite?

In the campsite you will find a Super Market, a self-service restaurant with home cooked meals, a tavern for fresh fish, a Snack Bar, a Beach Bar, a Pizzeria, a Grill bar and a Souvenir shop.

Can I pay by credit / debit card?

You can use your credit / debit card at all stores of the campsite. 

Is there an ATM in the campsite?

You can find an ATM in the village of Sykia, 8 km distance from the campsite or in Sarti 18 km.

What are the prices in the restaurant?

Prices in the restaurant are reasonable. It always depends on the menu you choose.

How do I get to the campsite from the airport?
Can I keep my boat to the sea in front of the campsite?

You can, at your own risk, as it usually has heavy sea, and at a safe distance from the coast, because there are many bathers.

Does the campsite have a slide for boats?

The campsite does not have a slide for boats. You will find one in Kalamitsi, in Neos Marmaras and in Porto Koufo.

Can I keep my boat on the beach?

According to the Coast Guard, no boats are allowed on the beach.

Is the sea suitable for children?

For a few meters is shallow, but then becomes quite deep.

On the left side of the beach is more shallow and usually the kids play there.

How much time takes the journey by bus from Thessaloniki?

The trip by KTEL Bus takes about 3-3.5 hours.

Is the beach sandy?

The beach has coarse sand.

Is there a lifeguard at the campsite?

There is a lifeguard only at the pool.

The beach is a public one and has no lifeguard

Are there any children activities?

The campsite features a playground, basketball and football courts, beach volley and tennis courts, bicycle rental and water sports equipment rental.

Our younger campers can also join "THALATTOPAIDA - KIDS FUN CLUB".

Every afternoon at 18:00’ in the playground, children have fun and are creatively employed with the help of experienced animators. Open to all children up to 12 years!

Children can participate with presence and responsibility of their parents !!!

 

THALATTOPAIDA KID'S FUN CLUB

PLAYGROUND

SPORTS FACILITIES

What kind of activities are available for adults?

Well-organized sports facilities, soccer, basketball, beach volleyball, tennis courts, equipped gym, bicycles, water sports & swimming pool are daily available to all our guests.

You can choose an activity from the many planned daily, such as PilatesYogacircuit trainingLatin danceAqua Zumba, stretching programs and more.

Beach volley, soccer and basketball tournaments are also organized weekly.

If I arrive after the reception closing, can I check-in?

You should inform the reception in advance that you will arrive late so the guard in the reception will wait for you and lead you to the accommodation / location.

You will need to leave your ID card or passport to the guard and fill in the arrival card.

The next morning you have to visit the reception for further procedures.

After the gate for vehicles is closed, you can only enter on foot.

Can I enter the campsite by car?

During the day, you can enter by car, only if you have already registered it at the reception, or if you wish to load / unload your equipment.

Once the gate for vehicles is closed - at midnight - you can only enter the campsite on foot.

You can take your car in to the campsite in the next morning, as soon as you inform the reception about.

Where can I park my car?

If you wish for having your car in the camping, you can park it within the limits of your place, or in front / next to the rental accommodation.

If you do not want the car in the campsite, you can park at the parking, outside the camp.

What are the working hours of the Reception?

During the high season, the reception stays open from 07:00’ in the morning to 00:00’ midnight.

In the low season, the reception stays open from 08:00’ in the morning to23:00’ at night.         

Can I set my tent / caravan / camper on the beach?

The beach is a public place and according to the Coast Guard regulation, camping on the beach is prohibited.

Does the campsite provide safe boxes?

Safe boxes are not provided.

FAQ regarding camping

What is the difference between category A and category L?

In A (premium) category belongs almost the whole camping area, (Sites with shade or without good natural shade, near the beach or near the rocks). This category is divided into areas, B, G, D, E, Z, H, K and the maximum distance from the beach is 1-1.5 minutes, on foot.

In L (economy) category belong a few places, circumferentially the two football courts and the basketball court. Category L is 2 minutes' walk from the center of the campsite and the beach.

All places are numbered, spacious, with the possibility to rent electricity and direct access to sanitary facilities.

In which category is my reservation?

The choice of category (A or L) in which you wish to stay, is made when booking according to your preference and the availability of dates.

In which particular place Nr. is my reservation?

Reservations are made base only on availability of dates and not in specific places.

The camper can choose the area -B, G, D, E, Z, H, K- always depending on availability.

We want places next to each other with our friends...

You can book in the same area, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that the placess will be next to each other, since reservations are made based only on the availability of dates.

We always keep a notice, in such cases, so that at your arrival, at the reception, we serve you in the best way.

How many tents could fit in one place?

Depending on the size of your tents, location and equipment, one place can fit from 1 to 6 tents.

Are all places shaded?

The campsite is planted with poplars, pines and olive trees.

The majority of the sites are under natural shading. Some places have more and some less shade.

Place with shadow throughout the day cannot exist, since as we all know, the earth is turning.

Even though I have a reservation, I may have a place that does not have a shadow when I come?

Reservations are made based on availability of dates and not in specific spots.

So, there is a possibility that the spot, given from the reservation system, will be with limited or no shading - usually during the peak season.

At the reception we always try to serve in the best possible way.

How big are the places?

The places in the particular campsite are naturally delimited by trees, with the result that there is no specific size.
Generally, there are places from 50sqm. to 100sqm.

Are the places separated?

All seats are numbered. They are separated by natural boundaries - trees, shrubs.

How are tents, caravans and campers placed?

All camping means have to be placed within the limits of your spot.

In particular, caravans and campers are set vertically in relation to the sea, on the inner/back side of the spot.

What is the range of electricity?

The power supplied is 6 Ampere. You can use it for a lamp and a refrigerator. There is the possibility of 10 Ampere, with an extra fee.

Do all places get electricity?

It is possible to use electricity from all spots. Every 3-4 places there are fuse boxes.

It is advisable to have your extension cable with (20m).

How can I rent electricity / fridge?

You should ask for the service, Electricity and/or Fridge, when booking or on arrival or during your stay at the campsite, at the reception.

You will get the necessary adapter from the reception, which you plug in to the power box and to your extension cable.

You can stop the above services at any time of your stay by simply informing the reception.

The adapter must always be returned to the reception.

Fridge rental requires electricity rental.

Can I rent a fridge for personal use?

The fridge is rented exclusively for your use.  Placed next to your tent, after your arrival at the campsite.

The charge is indicated on the posted price list.

Is the water drinkable?

The water is not drinkable.

How can I get water to my caravan/camper?

There are taps in many spots of the campsite. You can connect the hose there to fill the water tank. Permanent connection to the taps is not allowed, as they are for watering the trees.

Can I use the taps in the camping for dishwashing etc?

It is strictly forbidden to use the taps in the campsite for dish washing, car washing etc, as the stagnant waters and soaps destroy the flora.

Where can I empty the chemical toilet from caravan/camper?

There are 2 points, in the D & E communal buildings, where you can empty the chemical toilet.

Where can I empty the waste water (grey water) of my camper?

There is a specific spot in the campsite for emptying waste water.

You should always notify the reception, as an usher needs to lead you to the spot.

Where can I park my car?

As long as you keep your car in the campsite, you should park it only within the limits of your place.

No parking is allowed on the road or in another place.

You can also park outside the camp, in the parking.

We have 2 cars, where can we park?

Only 1 car per place is allowed.

The 2nd car, after you receive a temporary entry card to load or unload your equipment, will then have to be parked in the parking area outside the camp.

The temporary entry card is returned to the guard or reception desk within half an hour.

Are dogs allowed at the camping;

Dogs are allowed at the camping, but inside the rental accommodations they should stay in their travel bag or at the balcony/terrace.

It is strictly forbidden to let the dogs on the beds/mattresses or sofa & generally you should take care to avoid any furniture damage .

You should always keep them on a leash inside the camping and you should take care for their impurities and not to bother the other campers.

Pets are not allowed inside the restaurants & super market.

According to Regulation of the Coast Guard dogs are not allowed at the beach or inside the sea when other bathers are there. 

At the beach bar it is allowed to keep your pet with you on a leash. 

It is necessary to have with you the Certificate of Vaccination and Health for pets and a copy of it, which you are going to leave at the reception.

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