What's the Weather like in Thassos in August
The average high temperature during the day in August is around 28°C (82°F). It's really very warm at this time of the year and visitors will find that it's very comfortable to be outside.
The nighttime low to be expected in August is around 19°C (66°F)- nice and cool but still warm enough to enjoy many outdoor activities late into the evening.
Thassos has roughly 24 mm of precipitation in August. Average relative humidity for the month is around 61%.
Average Sea Temperature
The temperature of the sea around Thassos is on average 25°C (77°F) in August. Marvelous for any and allwater based activities.
There are approximately 12 hours of sunshine per day on the days when it does not rain in August.
Thassos is almost perfectly round in shape and is located about 7km from the mainland. The population is around 14,000 people spread out over 18 villages and towns for visitors to explore.
Thassos Hotels in August
The Alexandra Golden Boutique hotel is an adults only complex that is located in the most ideal place, right on the Golden Beach of Thassos. Golden Beach is the largest on the island and the hotel could not be in a better location. With glowing reviews, and luxury suites, The Alexandra Golden Boutique Hotel is definitely worth considering.
For those looking for a resort for all the family, The Atrium Thassos offers a variety of activities to satisfy every moment of the outdoors. Situated directly on the beach, this hotel boasts unlimited relaxation. With two swimming pools, a fully equipped gym, table tennis, the beach is also complete with water sports, water skiing, canoeing, paddleboats, parasailing and windsurfing. Many additional excursions can also be arranged through the hotel.
Hotel Angelica is a fabulous hotel for those on a slightly tighter budget. Angelica is located 350 yards from the beach, offering free Wifi. Each room is air-conditioned, equipped with a fridge and TV. The hotel is within a 5 minute walk from restaurants and cafes and offers onsight free parking.
Thassos Beach for August
Thassos is a mountainous Greek island blessed with a number of beautiful beaches and surrounded by picturesque scenery and a vast history.
Golden Beach is one of the most popular beaches located in Thassos. With a number of restaurants, cafes and watersports to choose from, you are simply spoilt for choice. Golden Beach is one of the largest beaches on the island, and due to it's long stretch of sand, will rarely feel crowded
Bars and Restaurants
La Terrasse Restaurant, offering fine greek dining which promises not to break the bank. With a wide selection of dishes to choose from, this restaurant promises to have something for everyone.
If your travelling with family, or young children, Mesogeios Restaurant is located in Thassos and offers a number of dishes for all the family. This includes a childrens menu for those youngsters who may not have the biggest appetite. This restaurant offers both Greek and Europian dishes to choose from.
For those looking for a popular bar with cheap drinks, Marley Beach Lounge Bar, located on Astris Beach is the place to be. With constant happy hour, live music, and a selection of bar snacks to choose from, Marleys has something for everyone. Due to the location of the bar, they also offer free sun loungers and parasols to take advantage of.
Things to do in Thassos in August
August is perhaps the busiest month of the summer in Thassos so visitors are advised to book their trip well in advance to avoid the problem of not being able to find suitable accommodations.
August is a wonderful time to visit the mountainous regions of Thassos, like Potamia, which are not particularly rugged in most areas. There are also several inland towns that are connected to coastal towns (by way of 'skalas' or stairways) that many visitors find intriguing.
Of course, no trip to Thassos would be complete without a visit to the Archeological Museum and to the archaeological sites in Ancient Agora. There is also a very interesting Folklore Museum in Theologos.
There are two main festivals/events in Thassos in August. The first is the Feast of the Assumption (Koimisis tis Theotokou). It's held on the 15th and is a national holiday so most public services such as banks will be shut down and unavailable.
The second is the Festival of Philippi-Thassos. This is also a national event that celebrates Greeks in the Arts. It is generally held from the first week of July until the Last week of August.