It is located in the north of the Sithonia peninsula, 39 km east from Nea Moudania, approximately 110 km south east from Thessaloniki and in between the villages Metamorfosi and Neos Marmaras (23km).
Nikiti has approximately 2833 inhabitants. The village Nikiti consists of two parts, the old and the new village. They are split up by the main road Chalkidiki - Sithonia.
The old Nikiti, the original village, extends from the main road land inwards at the hill side. Distance to the sea is approximately 2 km. The 'new' Nikiti, the newer village part, extends from the main road up to the sea.
Main occupation for inhabitants of Nikiti is tourism and farming (agriculture and in particular beekeeping for the production of the famous honey).
Nikiti, located at the Toronean Gulf, has a 30 km coastline with beautiful beaches and crystal clear sea water. Some of the beaches are awarded with the Blue Flag for safety & services, water quality and environmental information.
In Nikiti there is a wide selection of variety in accommodation; from cheap rooms to let houses till luxurious resorts. You will find two big supermarkets on the main road and ATM machines, pharmacies, restaurants, taverns, bars, cafes along with other shops selling local products around the village.
The famous "Crossing of Toroneos Gulf", a marathon swim of 26 km from the Kassandra peninsula to Nikiti, is organized yearly by "Sithon", the Cultural Youth Association of Nikiti together with the Municipality of Nikiti. This event attracts a lot of national and international athletes.