About Dionisiou Beach
About Dionisiou Beach, Halkidiki
The village Paralia Dionisiou Beach is located 48 km from Thessaloniki, where the international airport “Macedonia” is and only 3 km from the town of Nea Moudania. The village has a very convenient geographical location – it is placed before the cross road to the 3 peninsulas of Halkidiki Greece (Kassandra, Sithonia, Athos), which 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 of Nea Moudania with a population of 17 000 people (3 km) also has advantages: the opportunity to reach it fast by car, taxi (6-8 euro) or on foot (about 40 minutes along the beach) and use all the infrastructure of the city with its shops, chain supermarkets, entertainment, theatre, discos and night clubs.
Paralia Dionisiou Beach is a quite touristic village which spreads about 3 km. 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 sun beds 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 front of the sea is long and flat, that makes the beaches of Paralia Dionisiou.
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. There is a very popular café at the central square, which offers traditional Greek pie called Bougatsa with sweet cream or cheese. One can see non-stop flow of locals and tourists here in the morning. In the evening this café offers traditional Greek sweets called Loukoumades which look like doughnuts in honey.
There is a playground for kids and a mini-park of attractions in the central square, which starts working in the afternoon after Greek siesta. An open-air market works every evening in the centre of Paralia Dionisiou Beach where one can buy fruits, vegetables, olives, olive oil, honey and other local products. In the morning fresh fish and fruits are sold by the locals who drive by with their cars around the village. There are 2 supermarkets in the village where it is possible to buy all necessities. Besides supermarkets, there is a butcher`s shop, bakeries, confectionery, a drug store, and kiosks in Paralia Dionisiou Beach.
Our office “Dionisiou Tours” is located in the central square and besides renting Dionisos apartments you can also book excursions, rent a car or a bicycle and find all the necessary information about the area. Paralia Dionisiou Beach is a lovely corner, typically Greek village, where you can have a rest from the city noise and fuss and enjoy the sun, the clear Aegean Sea and the Greek food.