Frequently Asked Questions, on Tarsa Paros

Tarsa Apartments in Drios

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Are the studios & apartments in the same building?

No. The studios & apartments are set at 30m. distance.

Which beaches are near Tarsa accommodation?

Drios beach – 5m. from the Studios & 30m. from the Apartments. Golden Beach 1,5 km., Pyrgaki 2,2km., Lolantonis 2,5km., Boudari 500m., New Golden Beach 1,8km, Glyfa 3,5km. Even more beaches are set a bit further away, and many secluded swimming spots all around!

Do I have seaview from my room?

From all the Studios and most of the Apartments you have view to the sea from your balcony or veranda!

Is there reception, mini-library & Wi-Fi in both buildings?

At the Studios building there is reception (on call) & books for you to borrow. There is wireless internet connection in both buildings.

Are the any restaurants nearby?

Yes, there are traditional fresh fish tavernas a few meters away from the studios & the apartments.

Is there a nearby anchorage?

Yes, a few meters away from the Studios, there is a small anchorage for boats (5-6m. long).

Can you go shore fishing at Drios?

Yes, there is plenty of fish!

Is Drios Beach and its waters clean?

Yes, perfectly clean.

Does Drios village have any activities for kids?

Yes, there is a nice playground for kids less than 5min. walk away, with tall trees for shade.

Are there any sports facilties in Drios?

Near the rooms, there is a football & basketball field.
At the neighboring beaches of Golden Beach & New Golden Beach, there are windsurf & scuba diving stations.

Is there public transportation nearby?

Yes, the nearest bus stop is at 500m. away, in the center of the village.

Is baby cot available?

Yes, please inform us in advance.

Is there a gas station near the rooms?

Yes, there is a 24 hour gas station, 1,8km away.

Is there any nightlife in Drios?

Yes, there are 4 bars & cafes within short walking distance from Tarsa accommodation:
Arethousa cafe, Green Project live music bar, Resalto seaside rock bar & Golden Garden lounge bar.

Are there grocery shops in the village?

Yes, there are about 4 grocery shops nearby – 2 of them are in Drios center – selling among other things local products & international food.

How often are towels and bedsheets changed?

Towels are changed every 2 days and bedsheets every 4.

Is there daily cleaning service?

Yes, there is daily cleaning both in the Studios & the Apartments.

Is there tranport from the port to the rooms?

No, you can take the bus from the port (you can buy your tickets from automatic vendor at the central bus station right next to the port) – ticket costs about €3. You can take bus line 1 (via Lefkes – 30-40min.) or line 5 (via Naoussa 40-50min.) Get down at main Drios stop, and head towards Drios Beach (about 500m. away). Visit the municipal bus website for current timetables – www.ktelparou.gr

Alternatively, you can take a taxi (taxi station is also located right by the port) – the taxi from Parikia to Drios costs about €30. Note: in July & August, the queue for taxis is usually quite long, and you might have to wait even up to 1 hour to get on a taxi. It is also common to share a taxi with other visitors that head in the same direction. It is advisable that you ask for the cost in advance. Ask the driver to take you to Tarsa, at the Drios Beach.

The owners of Tarsa, Anastasia or Petros will welcome you at the rooms.

How can I get to Tarsa with bike or car?

You can easily find your way to Drios from the port of Parikia.

There are 3 ways to get here, that take more or less the same time, about 25min., between 20-25km.

Via Lefkes village (through the mountain)
Via Naoussa and
Via Aliki

Follow signs from Parikia to Drios/Golden Beach or to any of the villages above. Along the way, you will find more signs leading you to Drios. Once in Drios, look for a small sign that writes “Drios Beach / Paralia Driou”, set on the main road next to “Green Project” bar – leading you to a small street that takes you right to the beach next to Tarsa Studios & Apartments.

Which TV channels can I watch at Tarsa?

All Greek channels, which normally show many English-audio films & series (subtitled in Greek).

Is there hot water?

Yes, there is hot water 24/7 (both buildings have solar & electrical water heaters).

Are pets allowed?

Yes, after request.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. We accept Mastercard, Maestro, Visa, Visa electron

Can you drink tap water?

Yes, the water at Drios is potable. Still, you can use bottled water if you wish to.

Tarsa Studios & Apartments Drios Paros Greece
Tel. +30 22840 42878 – Mob. +30 6973 743580