Dassia (Dasia). Dassia is located 12 kilometres north of Corfu town. It is a busy tourist resort with many large hotels and a long pebble beach. Beautiful green cypress forests surround the beach. Dassia is a great place for young people, there are lots of discos, bars and beach bars. Dassia gets its name from the Greek word ‘Dasos’ which means forest and due to the many forests in the area. The bamboo huts of Club Mediterranee on the sandy beach on the north side are private property. At the beach all kinds of water sports are possible and even a boat trip can be booked to secluded beaches.
Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee