Dassia constitutes one of the most famous areas of Corfu, located app. 10 km away from Corfu town centre and boasts an amazing beach with crystalline seawater. Moreover, the beach of Dassia is the ideal destination for families with children, since it features shallow seawater, that most of the times is still. For water sports lovers, Dassia could be a unique location as well, due to the numerous water sports facilities offered. Finally, the area of Dassia provide you with various amenities, such as a great variety of shops, restaurants, bars, pharmacies and everything that you may need for comfortable living.
The S & O private villas are located on the eastern part of Corfu, in Dassia. The capital city of Corfu, as well as the airport and the port are about 12 kilometers away. If you are driving from the capital, you should follow the sign towards Palaiokastritsa, Kassiopi, Kontokali and Dassia. Follow the Corfu-Palaiokastritsa national road. At the 8th kilometer after Kontokali, you get off the national road and make a right turn, following the signs towards Dassia – Kassiopi.
Follow this road for 3 kilometers, until you reach Dassia.
To reach Daphne, Lilly & Anna villas: When you reach Dassia, turn right following the signs towards the beach of Saint Nicholas. The villas are about 300m away, on your left.
If you are flying and then driving from the airport, you should follow the signs towards the city center. From there you need to follow the above described directions. The airport is about 2 km from the capital city.
If you are arriving in Corfu by boat, you should follow the signs towards Palaiokastritsa, Kassiopi, Kontokali and follow the Corfu-Palaiokastritsa national road. Then you should follow the directions described above.
Corfu is a big island with many attractions of a vast archeological, historical and religious interest… From the Achillion Palace, the Pontikonisi and Kanoni to Palaiokastritsa, the Fortezzas, Ano Peritheia and Lake Korission there is always something new to discoverand something old to explore. The island’s road network was created by the British and it’s considered excellent.
The public transportation is pretty good. There are city buses that serve locations close to the capital town and suburban buses that serve
the rest of the island and also connect it with continental Greece. Dassia, where the S & O villas are located, is served by the city buses and you can find an information pamphletabout all the itineraries in the main station on Sarokos Square.
The taxis in Corfu are blue and serve the entire island. There are piazzas in the capital town, but also in other locations throughout the island,
like in Benitses, Pyrgi, Moraitika and Roda. You can call at 26610-33811, 26610-33812 or 26610-41333 to arrange for your ride. The fees are fixed for towns and villages and the drivers can pick you up or drop you off upon your request.
Another way to explore the island is by renting a car or a motorcycle. There are numerous car rental agencies throughout Corfu.
However, during the summer months you should always make a reservation well in advance. With a valid driving license and undivided attention, you can explore every corner of this stunning island, with the long sandy beaches, the Venetian forts, the palazzos and the picturesque churches. The roads are wide, the network is well-structured and there are various attractions for every specialized interest.
Finally, from Corfu you can visit the nearby Diapontian Islands – Othonoi, Ereikoussa and Mathraki-, where you will surely admire the grandeur of the Greek nature. Exotic coves, with turquoise blue waters, pines all the way to the water, small taverns by the beach and hiking trails for the adventurous.
You can also visit the islands of Paxoi and Antipaxoi, another set of unspoiled heavens, preferred by royalties, such as Prince Charles and his sons, the Prince of Monaco and many more.