Paralia Dionisiou Beach, Halkidiki
Dionisiou Paralia village is located 48 km from the airport of Thessaloniki and 3 km from Nea Moudania. The village has very convenient geographical location – it is placed before the cross road to 3 peninsulas of Halkidiki (Kassandra, Sithonia, Athos), that is right in the center of Halkidiki. It allows the guests to travel around Halkidiki, throughout all three peninsulas avoiding the long road distances.
The closeness of Paralia Dionisiou Beach to the city Nea Moudania with a population of appr. 15 000 people also has advantages: the opportunity to reach it fast by car, taxi (5 euro) or by foot (about 20 minutes along the beach) and use all the infrastructure of the city with its shops, chain supermarkets, entertainment, theatre, bars and night clubs. During the summer period Paralia Dionisiou Beach attracts a lot of holiday-makers – mainly Greek people, who have holiday homes or just rent apartments. Also a lot of Serbian, Macedonian and German people spend their holidays in Dionisiou Beach which is very popular among families with kids.
Paralia Dionisiou Beach is a quite tourist village which spreads about 2 km with a nice pedestrian promenade closed for cars. There is a wide sandy beach along the whole village. Free beaches for own beach equipment alternate with organized beach bars, where you can buy a drink and use their sunbeds and umbrellas for free. The sea bottom also takes turns in the village – there are some areas with pebbles and some areas with sand. The entrance in the sea is long and flat, that makes the beach of Dionisiou Paralia ideal for holidays with kids.
Enterntainment in Paralia Dionisiou Beach
Young guests of our village will enjoy trampoline and mini-amusement park in the central square (works in summer period after 18.00) and a playground. Also a clown works 1 time per 2 weeks for the guests of our apartments in one of our buildings.
The Tomato Festival is celebrated in Paralia Dionisiou Beach every July (our area is famous with tomatoes cultivation, which are supplied to many regions of Greece). The central square of Dionisiou Beach become into a concert area with various events, which include folk dances with traditional Greek music. There are tables and chairs around the stage and the smell of famous Greek souvlaki and sausages, which are made and sold here, attracts many people. There is a large market with tradition local Greek products and goods in the center.
Every summer in Paralia Dionisiou there are musical festival (very similar to Tomato Festival but with different types of music), Astronomic night with telescopes on the beach, beach bar MiraMare organizes cheerful Zoumba parties in the beach. There are and other events, which can differ from year to year (there was once baker’s show and final of dog’s exhibition).
There is a center of water sports near hotel Oceania Club at the distance of 600 meters from the village (towards Nea Moudania) where you can rent skouter, catamaran, wakeboard, canoe, surfing, water ski and have lessons with experienced trainers.
Our office Dionisiou Tours is located in the central square and besides renting Dionisos apartments the tourists can find all necessary information about the area, buy excursions, rent a car, rent bicycles and get adviсe and buy real estate in Greece from us.
Infrastructure of Paralia Dionisiou Beach
There are 2 minimarkets in the village, a butcher, 3 bakeries, confectionery, drug store, kiosk in Paralia Dionisiou Beach. One can buy all necessaries in the minimarket including pampers and baby nutrition.
There are many taverns and cafes along the beach and around the central square, which offer’s traditional Greek cuisine, fresh fish and seafood. Many taverns have playgrounds for children in order for young visitors not to get bored and let their parents have a rest and enjoy Greek cuisine and the beach.
We recommend you to visit Angelos tavern – they cook good seafood and meat. Café Ladokoula is also very popular: they offer the best traditional Greek gyros, souvlaki and other meat dishes. Café MiraMare and Smaragdi offer great pizza.
There is a very popular café at the central square, which offer’s traditional Greek pie called bougatsa with cream and cheese. One can see non-stop flow of locals and tourists to this place in the morning. The market works every evening in the center of Paralia Dionisiou Beach where one can buy fruits, vegetables, olives, olive oil, honey and other local products.
In the morning, fresh fish is sold from the cars, which are driven around the village.
Paralia Dionisiou Beach is a lovely corner, typically greek village, where you can have a rest from city noise and fuss and enjoy the sun, clear Aegean sea and greek food.
If you want to visit true Greece you are welcome to Paralia Dionisiou Beach Halkidiki!