Parga is a brilliant resort that is suitable for people of all ages, although it is less favourable with teenagers. The resort can be quite hilly and steep in places so may not be ideal for this with mobility difficulties. Depending on how you are travelling and where in the resort you are staying, your transfer time can take anything from 1 hour to 2 hours and 10 minutes. When travelling by coach your transfer will take longer as you are likely to have multiple drop-off's. The transfer times are all quite long meaning you have plenty of time to look around at surrounding scenery as well as gain an understanding of the location of the resort and the location of your accommodation within the resort. There are a number of beaches available, with the most popular being Krioneri Beach. All of the beaches are covered in pale sand that leads down to the shallow waters edge. Children need to be occupied at all times. Parasols and sunbeds can be hired on the beach, although these go very quickly during peak seasons. Water sports are also available, as are water taxis and boat trips. You will find both hotels and apartments in the resort offering mainly 2-3-stars. Most also only offer self-catering or possibly half-board.
Parga is home to some brilliant water sports on the beaches, such as scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, canoeing, going on a banana boat or hiring out pedalloes. Swimming and boat trips are also popular. Coastal and country walks in the resort are good as they enable you to get some brilliant views and take in the sights. There are a number of public tennis and basketball courts for you to use as well as sightseeing in the Old Town. There are a number of local excursions for you to enjoy such as boat trips to Corfu and Paxos or nearby resorts such as Lefkas. There are also a number of churches and monasteries to enjoy as well as the Perama caves and the Nikopolis ruins.
Parga is home to a lot of taverns offering a wide number of cuisines. The big speciality in the resort is Greek cuisine and some of the freshest seafood around. However, if this is not for you then you will also find a lot of Italian cuisine meaning plenty of pizza and pasta. There is plenty of fast food such as kebabs available, as well as a number of cafés and cake shops. Nightlife in Parga consists of taverns, bars, cafés and a number of night clubs. In the Old Town of Parga you will find souvenirs, jewellery, clothing, leather goods as well as other crafts. The modern areas of Parga have supermarkets, chemists and banks for you to use. Public transport in the resort is fairly good, with a number of buses taking you around the local villages. Taxis are also available taking you to various different areas, as well as water taxis to various beaches.
There are around 300 days of sunshine in the resort of Parga. Summer temperatures have been known to reach above 30°C, with the hottest month being July, closely followed by August. You will see around 13 hours of sunshine a day at peak times, with the temperatures remaining at a comfortable level thanks to the coastal breeze. December and January are colder, however temperatures are still at around 12-15°C. Rain only occurs in the winter months from November onwards. The summers in Parga are long, hot and dry, with September and October still seeing temperatures of around 25°C. The sea temperatures are quite warm in the summer but will cool down at night. The north can be cooler than the south but it does not get cold.