The locals call this area Gaidouronisia (donkey islands) and it’s a gathering of small islands just under 2 miles off the coast of Ouranoupolis and Ammouliani.
You may go there by renting a boat from Ammouliani. (no license needed).
Another way of reaching the Drenia islands is by the kaiki boats which leave from the main harbour of Ammouliani starting at 12:00 pm and go back at 18:00 pm, daily.
There is a lovely tavern awaiting you!
Ammouliani is a small amazing island, the only one in Halkidiki and across from Mount Athos. Around it a complex of smaller islands, ideal for fishing, swimming and diving. Surrounded by the sea breeze and the feeling of hospitality of the locals, it offers many choices of accommodation and entertainment.
Walks on the island reveal captain houses, yards, nets and fishing tackle, small gardens with vegetables, blooming gardens. All tidy and clean. The inhabitants are engaged in fishing, having the largest fishing fleet in Halkidiki, tourism and olive cultivation.