Average 4 hour flight
Time difference +2 hour(s)
Average temperature 22°C
The picturesque coastal resort of Dassia, on the second largest Ionian Island of Corfu has the perfect dreamy landscape just waiting for you to explore! Holidays in Dassia are all about soaking up the sun on the beach, exploring the lively nearby towns or experiencing the laid-back nightlife. Perfect for young families, or couples of all ages seeking a relaxing break.
The beach really is at the heart of Dassia holidays, so you're sure to have an adventure by the sea, regardless of whether you're sunbathing or getting active with the fabulous range of watersports. Dassia beach has been awarded Blue Flag status, and once you experience it for yourself, you'll see why. The shingle and pebble on the shore delightfully turns sandy in the crystal-clear shallow water. Perfect for dipping your toes in!
Sun-seekers will be pleased to know that summer temperatures can get up to a blissfully warm 29°C, so sunscreen is an absolute must on a holiday to Dassia. If the heats gets a bit much for you, you can seek shade under the beautiful olive trees surrounding the beach. They're nature's very own parasol!
For family-friendly activities, head to Aqualand Water Park, which is only 20 minutes away. Or, why not indulge your inner adventurer and explore Corfu Town. A short journey from Dassia, there's plenty for you to do in the island's capital. Culture fans will love admiring the superb Greek architecture and discovering the contrast between the new and old parts of the town. You can also have an unforgettable adventure hiring a bike to uncover Dassia's natural beauty.
Dassia is the ideal low-key Greek getaway for families and friends looking for ultimate relaxation. However, if you're looking for an entertaining evening, head to the coastal road and show off your best dance moves in the lively disco bars. Get involved in a spot of Greek dancing and who knows, you might even learn the tradition of plate smashing! Food is a big part of Greek culture, so follow the locals and head to Karidia Taverna to enjoy mouthwatering traditional Greek cuisine. While you're there, why not try the loukaniko sausages or lamb gastra. Trust us, you'll want to go back for seconds! It would be almost scandalous to visit Dassia without treating yourself to a glass or two of locally produced wine, 'retsina'.
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The beach is the main focus of holidays in Dassia, with two smaller coves on the edge of the resort to escape to too. The jetty offers a variety of water sports including waterskiing, banana rides and parasailing. Take an excursion to Corfu Town or island hop on a boat trip. Hiring a bike is the perfect way to get out and explore the resort and neighbouring countryside. Aqualand Water Park is jam packed with water chutes and slide, perfect to splash around with all the family. Night times in Dassia are all about relaxing with a drink and watching the world go by. There are a couple of disco bars if you want to up the tempo and the party resort of Ipsos is just a short walk away. For a typical English flavour, the popular Shakes Bar is the place to choose.
Dining out in Dassia brings a wealth of Greek and international dishes to the menu. The local tavernas serve up freshly caught fish and seafood cooked in garlic, along with meze, grilled meats and sticky baklava desserts. Chinese and Indian cuisine puts in an appearance too. Greek wines and retsina make a perfect accompaniment to your meal.