Explore the vast blue beaches of Naxos, enchanted by its wild beauty. In Naxos you will find organized beaches or virgin secret beaches to discover, for sports or family fun. Moreover, many of them are located next to ancient monuments, close to important wetlands in medieval castles and Byzantine churches. You can choose between beaches a few steps from the town and beaches located in exceptional natural beauty, untouched by civilization and tourism. It is A certainty that the beaches of Naxos will amaze you. Come and discover them!
Awarded “Blue Flag” and a stone’s throw from the town, the Saint George Beach of Naxos is the best choice for those who do not want to leave the city.
Well organized, the Saint George Beach of Naxos with umbrellas and sunbeds, works and as a sports center with modern equipment for all water sports.
The southern tip of St. George beach flooded with surfers since it is considered of the top beaches of Naxos for games by surfing. The fine sand and crystal clear shallow waters, the also make it very attractive destination for families with young children, while several shops located around can meet any need.
The beach of Naxos which has received the most Greek and international awards is Agios Prokopios, just 4 km. from the harbor.
Huge, with coarse sand ending in a series of dunes and crystal clear waters with colour changes from blue to deep blue and blue-green, fairly considered the third best beach in Greece and one of the ten most beautiful in Europe.
It is organized with umbrellas and sun beds for the most part, but also has a bit more relaxed, less busy part, on the west coast, where the chapel is situated.
There is also water sports such as windsurf, beach volley, cubes, paddle boats, available. For those who are fascinated by nature the highlights in the region are the salt lake or “red lake”, which often hosts herons.
The beach of Agia Anna, natural continuation of Agios Prokopios is one of the most famous beaches of Naxos.
In much of umbrellas and sunbeds in front of beach bars and taverns, but the track is a small church formed small sheltered bay offered for more peace and relaxation. The church leads a wooden ramp suitable for bikes and trolleys children while the view from the terrace is delightful. After St. Anna follow many beaches Plaka, Orkos, Mikri Vigla, Aliko and Pyrgaki.
On the other side of the island on the north coast there are beautiful beaches like:
Saint Fikas is a small but beautiful beach on the northeastern coast of Naxos. Sandy with crystal clear waters which are ideal for swimming and fishing
Small Vigla observatory, recognised also by its name .In the years of Frankisme was used as an Observatory because of the danger of pirates approaching the island. Today it is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island and is separated from a rock into two parts, the “Virgin” in the north and to “Harbour” in the south. It is ideal for windsurfing, and is considered the best beach in Naxos for kite surfing, since the bay is closed and air is convenient for jumping and flying over the coast of Naxos.
On the southwest coast of the island, between Plaka and Mikri Vigla extend small consecutive coves. The place is shady and lonely, with coarse sand and crystal blue waters, ideal for those who seek tranquility and isolation.
The beautiful beach of Psili Ammos Fine Sand on the south coast of the island lies in front of a cedar forest and overlooks Koufonisia located opposite. With fine sand and crystal clear shallow water it is ideal for all those seeking peace and relaxation.
The first beach after the Cape Cross, on the northern shores of Naxos, is Ytonas .It is secluded and quiet, ideal for rest and relaxation. In the middle of the bay emerges a characteristic rock, and behind the beach there is a clump of reeds and a few trees for shade.
The beach Ammitis located on the northwest coast of the island, 10 kilometers from the town. It is the “official” beach, from villages Galini Engares but increasingly acquire new fans who prefer an alternative away from the organized and crowded beaches. Large enough, sandy, with crystal clear and warm waters.
20 km northwest of Naxos town, you will find the bay Abram. Heavenly place with scenery, lush vegetation, and an ‘idyllic’ beach with clear, bright blue, clear waters and colored pebbles beaches. Forget the beach or in the traditional tavern of the area and enjoy the most beautiful sunset you’ve ever seen.
The beach of Agios Theodoros of Naxos is pebbled, unspoilt beach on the north coast of the island.
Attraction Byzantine church of Agios Theodoros, which it owes its name.