Nowadays the village is a holiday settlement and it has approximately 900 inhabitants. But during the summer months Sarti attracts thousands of tourists.
When arriving at Sarti you will have a stunning look on the village. You can see the enormous beach with a crystal blue sea in front of Sarti and impressive green mountains surrounding the village.
When entering the village you will feel immediately that you’ve entered a small cosmopolitan tourist resort; Small streets full of rented rooms, hotels and apartment buildings, numerous souvenir and tourist shops, different traditional food shops, supermarkets, taverns, bars, restaurants and a lot of tourists.
At the promenade at the seaside you will find many taverns and restaurants, giving you a magnificent view at the sea, the Mount Athos peninsula and on a clear day you can see some of the famous monasteries across the bay.
Nightlife in Sarti is well developed. In the village there are enough clubs and bars. Close to the village you will find the most famous beach bars of Sithonia which give you a magnificent view on the Holy Mountain at sunrise. Sarti in Sithonia is definitely the place to be!
History of Sarti
In the Byzantine era the land was called Sartis and it belonged to the Holy Monastery of Xiropotamos of Mount Athos. Greek refugees who came from Afisia (Minor Asia) inhabited the settlement in 1922. Some of the picturesque refugee houses are still preserved in the old village and are visible until today.