HOL­I­DAY FACTS

The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands) - - YL MAGAZINE -

• Gre­co­tel LUX.ME Daph­nila Bay, Das­sia, lux­ury re­sort, Corfu. Rate is 373 euro/night high sea­son and 201 euro/night low sea­son, in LUXE all-in­clu­sive ba­sis for two peo­ple in a Dou­ble Gue­stroom Gar­den View.

• reser­va­tions.db@gre­co­tel. com, +30 26610-90230, www. daph­ni­l­abay.com

• Tui: Aberdeen and Lon­don Lu­ton. https://www.tui.co.uk

• Ryan Air: from Ed­in­burgh https://ryanair.com

• Easyjet: from Lon­don Gatwick and Lu­ton. https://easyjet.com

smart bou­tiques, cafes and restau­rants and on to ver­dant Spi­anada Square.

Said to be one of the largest in Europe, the British left their stamp by lay­ing out a cricket pitch here, in the 19th Cen­tury.

Op­po­site, jut­ting out into the sea, was the mag­nif­i­cent Old Fortress, famed for re­puls­ing the great Ot­toman sieges in 1537 and 1716. Tucked in the cor­ner we found the yacht club with its smart bar and swim­ming area – all worth vis­it­ing.

As the day drew to a close, and the sun slowly set, we had a glass of wine and watched the swal­lows swoop and dive over mot­tled tiles and ter­ra­cotta roof tops.

It was a mag­i­cal end to a mag­i­cal stay.

You won’t be short of com­fort and space with this kind of lux­ury

Dafnila vil­lage over­look­ing the Io­nian Sea

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