Cheap holidays in Thassos: How to enjoy Thassos on the cheap.
You may truly enjoy cheap holidays in Thassos. This emerald island of the Northern Aegean Sea, with its dense vegetation and the wonderful enchanting beaches, remains for many people a still well hidden secret.
Throughout Thassos, there are offers for cheap holidays, food and entertainment. Thassos is one of the cheapest Greek islands, an unexplored insular paradise, having too much to offer to its visitors.
Cheap holidays in Thassos - Accommodation and facilities
Thassos is considered by many people the ideal place to find cheap accommodation. All over the island there are hotels, rooms and apartments for rent, as well as accommodations for families and young people at a very low price.
At the less popular tourist resorts of Thassos, you may find very advantageous and cheap accommodation, with all the facilities. Furthermore, if you visit Thassos early in the summer, or even better during spring or autumn, the prices for accommodations and all the respective services are even lower, since the island’s inhabitants wish to attract more visitors during these periods.
Thassos Island is also cheap regarding the other tourist services, such as car rental and rental of pleasure boats. Moreover, the usual holidays’ services at many beaches in the island, such as sea sports and renting parasols and sun beds, are quite cheaper in Thassos than in most islands of the Aegean Sea.
Cheap holidays in Thassos - Food and shopping
Regarding the food in Thassos, throughout the island, especially at the mountainous interior, there are numerous picturesque small villages where you can taste local traditional dishes. Small cafés at the villages of Thassos offer such food at a very low price, while, often all raw materials for their preparation come from the village itself, thus rendering their prices and their quality unrivalled.
At the small villages of the island you may also buy local products of Thassos at very cheap prices, directly from their producers: smashed olives, virgin olive oil, wine, fresh honey, “tsipouro”, the local spirit, sweet preserves and free-range meat. At the seaside villages, due to tourist development, such opportunities may not exist as in the mountainous villages; despite that you may often enjoy fresh fish at the small picturesque fish taverns in Thassos, coming directly from the fisherman’s boat to your dish, much cheaper than in the city.
Regarding the shopping in the island, ainThassos you may buy things smartly and cheaply. The island’s great bargains are the traditional hand-made needlework and blankets, as well as all local items of folk art of Thassos, which you may find very cheap, when bought at their source.
If you wish to enjoy cheap holidays, Thassos is definitely one of the places offered for that. With its variety in accommodations and restaurants, and its enjoyable night life, Thassos, due to its relatively not heavy promotion, is among the most ideal places throughout Greece for cheap holidays, without having to sacrifice any of your comforts.