Ribbons of golden sands and the finest Greek cuisine are yours in Thassos
Flight times from the UK to mainland Greece average just over three hours. From there you’ll embark on a short 45-minute ferry ride across to Thassos island, ensuring that visitors here enjoy a truly private escape.
The Greek Islands are the epitome of luxury – and Thassos is no exception. Holidays here are typically very relaxed affairs, with time spent reclining on sun-drenched beaches with a cocktail in hand. In the evening, a fantastic selection of traditional Greek tavernas specialise in serving local delicacies with a fine dining twist.
The hotels in Thassos vary greatly with regard to style and design, yet secluded pools and spa and wellness centres are common features across the board. Choose somewhere slightly off the beaten track for a peaceful getaway beyond the stresses and strains of everyday life.
Living the high life in Thassos
If fine dining is your thing, head to the vibrant area of Potos, home to some of the most luxurious fine dining venues that Greece has to offer. Try beachside gastronomic delights at Psili Ammos Restaurant, or be treated to the highest quality local cuisine at Taverna Irene.
Backed by mountains and boasting a winding, golden coastline, Golden Beach is the picture of tranquility and the perfect choice if your idea of a luxury escape is unwinding in the sun away from the crowds. No matter where you stay, however, make sure that a visit to Thassos Town is on your list. This ancient harbour town is as picturesque as they come, with boutiques selling finely crafted jewellery and leather goods lining the narrow, cobbled streets.
Other popular holidays in Greece
The Greek islands host a generous array of luxury destinations, so it’s possible to treat yourself away from Thassos, too. Check out Rhodes, Kefalonia and Samos for even more opportunities to enjoy an opulent break in the Greek sun. If you’re set on a luxury holiday to Thassos, however, take a look at our travel guide for more information on how to plan your next high-end escape. Here are just a few of the finest luxury hotels in Thassos to get you started.
This 4* hotel boasts stunning sea views and is located alongside an inviting shingle beach. Head to the back of the hotel and you'll discover that a lush, leafy forest becomes your own private paradise. Choose from two pools and multiple treatments at the spa and massage facilities throughout your stay. With designer interiors and show-stopping chandeliers on display, you may never want to leave.
For those who enjoy staying somewhere quirky and different, A For Art is the ideal choice. This 4* hotel – located inside a century-old tobacco warehouse – is home to two lavish restaurants. With vintage interiors dripping with artistic flair, guests here are transported to times gone by as soon as they walk in the door. Head to the Lost Sheep, a small restaurant nestled in the hotel's grounds, to enjoy a spot of fine dining during your stay.