Welcome to Naxos island

Naxos is a stunning Greek island known for its beautiful beaches, picturesque villages, and rich history. Located in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Naxos boasts crystal-clear waters, sandy shores, and a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, windsurfing, and kiteboarding. With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, delicious local cuisine, and fascinating landmarks such as the ancient temple of Apollo and the Venetian castle, Naxos is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty and charm of Greece.

Beaches in Naxos

Naxos is the only island that can boast of its endless coastline (40 km), filled with a succession of incredibly beautiful beaches with outstanding turquoise seas and golden sands. You can enjoy organised tourist beaches with sun lounges and umbrellas, explore unspoilt beaches, or head to beaches with sports facilities or family entertainment.

There are beaches next to ancient monuments, near major wetlands, medieval castles and Byzantine churches. There are beaches just a stone’s throw from Chora, and beaches nestling in exceptionally beautiful natural landscapes that have not been touched by tourist traffic.

These beaches include:

  • Agios George
  • Agios Prokopios
  • Agia Anna
  • Plaka
  • Orkos
  • Mikri Vigla
  • Glyfada
  • Alyko
  • Pirgaki
  • Agiassos
  • Kalantos
  • Panermos
  • Psili Ammos
  • Moutsouna
  • Lionas
  • Apollonas
  • Abram
  • Ammitis

Naxos Sites

Enjoy the sunset at Portara, in front of Naxos harbour!

You will be enchanted by … the Kouros and the Kori, the half-finished ancient Greek statues you can explore in the beautiful orchards in lush Melanes! Visit Apeiranthos, Naxos’ most unique village architecturally! You will hear Cretan dialect spoken, enjoy eating Cretan baking, see Cretan customs and … a lot of raki! Admire the Temple of Dimitra in Sagri which is said to have been built by the builders of the Acropolis!

You can wander along the picturesque alleys in the Castro in Naxos old town, explore the Archaeological Museum and the Catholic Church. This is the perfect place to buy souvenirs, both small and large, for friends and acquaintances from the dozens of small shops! You can swim at the majestic beaches at Kastraki, Agia Anna, Prokopios, Plaka and Mikri Vigla (the most popular beach on the island!). Or enjoy the oasis of peace and quiet at Moutsouna and Kalantos beaches. Finally, you can even go hiking on the island’s highest mountain, Za (1004m).