The Best Beaches in Cyclades

Agios Prokopios Beach in Naxos Island GreeceNaxos has the longest and some of the best beaches in Greece. The island is a paradise for beach lovers, many of them return each year to enjoy the sand and the crystal clear waters.

Agios Prokopios, a fine sandy beach, is located south the headland of Stelida peninsula.

Agia Anna, the next cove south is beautiful with small port for the fishing boats and the yachts.

South of Agia Anna is Plaka beach, one of the best on the island, a five kilometre stretch of fine sand and almost uninhabited in the southern part of it.

A choice of excellent accommodation is available in Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna and Plaka Beach.

Accommodation in Naxos

Cycladic View Hotel in Naxos Cycladic View - Located in Agia Anna and offers superior view to the sea. Ideal for relaxing.
Hotel Katerina Naxos Hotel Katerina - In Agios Prokopios, just 150 metres from the beach. Luxurious touch and comfort.
t-harmony Villa Harmony - In Plaka, the longest beach on the island. Self catering accommodation.

About Naxos Island

As the ship draws closer to the beautiful port of Naxos, the first impression you get from chora will be imprinted on your mind forever! ‘'Portara'', The huge marble gate, a remnant of the Apollo's temple which was never finished, will capture your sight. Unique and impressive as it is, Portara stands imposingly since centuries on the islet ‘'Palatia'', always open to the Naxos' guests who crowd in when it is bathed in the light of the sunset, to captured it in a picture.

Built around the hill of the medieval castle Marco Sanudo, Chora Carries the momories of another age, which is testified by the important monuments that are spread throughout the island. In both of the two older districts of the Town which are buit on the hill, in Bourgo and Castro, you will admire unique venetians buildings and monuments, the Jesuits', Capuchins' and Ursulines monasteries, impressive mansion houses with venetian elements, scattered in the labyrinthine alleys, Churches and neighbourhoods with a reach history. North of the Town is the region of Grotta, where the remains of the antique of the classic ages are visible on the bottom of the sea. On the sought end of the beautiful Cycladic Town, you will see the Agios Georgios Beach, an organised, leeward beach with golden sun and modern water sports Facilities.

Chora , the capital Town of the island, supplies all modern facilities as well as plenty of services while it has a rich market, many entertainment options, restaurants, ‘'ouzeri'', (tavern serving ‘'meze'', which is traditional small dishes accompanied by ouzo), and is ideal to go for walking, not only in the small alleys with the snow-white houses, but also on the coastal road which bustles with life.

Naxos the most verdant Cycladic island in an enormous area of 448 square kilometres. In these lands, which are blessed by God Dionysus according to tradition, you will discover 22 traditional villages of exceptional beauty. Time is never enough to explore all the beauties of these magnificent Villages which have kept their traditional character unspoiled during the centuries. Hidden on the massifs or in the island‘s inland, the villages will take you to another age; they wont let you leave any spot of the island unexplored , no towers and no castle unvisited, no alley without to stroll in it.......

Who goes to Naxos?

Agios Prokopios Beach in Naxos Greece

Naxos Island is a very popular destination for all kind of interests. It is a holiday resort for families, young and olds, people who really enjoy the sea and the sun, people with special interests such as civilization and history, people who enjoy activities such as cycling, mountain bikes, walking tours 4x4 drive beach sports, water ski, yachting and the island has the reputation to be wind surfers paradise.

More than just a beach resort

Theologaki Church in Naxos Town

Naxos Island has numerous places for all kind of interests to visit. Monuments, archaeological places, churches, castle, museums, unique landscape ideal for trekking, cycling are all here.

A 3000 years history is a promise for sightseeing, exploration and discovery.