Distance: 8 km
Estimated driving time: 15 min
Dassia was one of the first villages in Corfu to be developed as a resort and is only a 10 minute drive from Corfu Town making it a firm favorite with tourists with its peaceful beachside location. Dassia is particularly popular for water sport activities, scuba diving, paragliding and the calm water is particularly good for water skiing. Dassia Beach is ideal for children, being a safe distance from the busy main road, and offering calm, shallow water for bathing.
Halikounas is a long stretch of sandy beach on the southern side of the island close to the village of Agios Matheos and is popular with water sport enthusiasts.
Dassia is popular with families from the local hotels in and around Dassia with its long stretch of pebble beach and shallow warm waters and water front bars, restaurants and hotels.