About Palasa Beach
Palasa Beach is a long a wide beach west of the village of Palasa. It’s also the northernmost beach of the Albanian Riviera, just south of the Ceraunian Mountains. The surroundings are really beautiful with a skyline of mountains and the Llogara Pass on the mainland, and the Ionian Sea with it’s clear blue water on the other side.
The area used to be undevelopped, but a large investment project has some serious developments on its way. A residential area is being erected with all kinds of facilities including shops, restaurants and entertainment, a boulevard and a private part of the beach reserved for residents only. Other parts are still accesible to the general public, including a plublic beach and some private beach areas operated by bars.
How To Get To Palasa Beach
Palasa Beach is more or less located in the middle of nowhere so it’s best reached by car, although there is also a helipad in case you’re arrive with your private helicopter. From Dhermi it’s about 8 kilometers to Palasa Beach and from Saranda about 78 kilometers, which takes about 2 hours.
Facilities At Palasa Beach
Although the area is still developing, there already are plenty of bars, restaurants and some hotels. At the beach you can rent beach beads and umbrellas, go on a boat trip, and there is also an outdoor sports center offering water sports and more extreme sports including paragliding from Llogara Pass.