Paros is renowned for its countless amazing beaches, clean and enchanting, satisfying every taste! Visitors can enjoy developed, cosmopolitan beaches, both large and small, as well as enchanting, solitary beaches for more personal moments. Many beaches are suitable for families with young children, while others are suitable for water sports. Of these, many are already known to fans of various water sports, but there are many others waiting to be ‘discovered’ by those who love nature and relaxation and shy away from crowds. And don’t forget – they all have the cleanest waters you’ll ever see, in all the colours of the Aegean.
Aghia Irini: A beach 4km away from Parikia. It is a small, sandy beach with large palm trees and sapphire-coloured waters. It is a beach that is both popular and tranquil.
Aghioi Anargiri: A beach with a few sparse trees, 200m away from Naoussa.
Aghios Fokas: This is the beach near the cape of Aghios Fokas, on the gulf of Parikia, 6km away from the city. It is a small, free beach near the chapels of Aghios Sostis and Analipsi.
Alyki: This is the beach of the village of Alyki, located 6km west of Naoussa. It is situated near two other beaches, those of Santa Maria and Faraggas. It is tranquil, beautiful and picturesque with sky-blue waters and there are seafood restaurants and café-bars in the area.
Ambelas: A small sandy beach at the village of the same name, east of Naoussa, with a picturesque harbour for fishing boats and seafood restaurants that serve fresh fish and delicious mezedes.
Dryos: This beach literally has its own unique, deep blue colour and fine pebbles. It is located at the picturesque village of the same name, with running waters and vegetation. It is visited by those who prefer tranquillity, bars and traditional tavernas.
Kalogeros: This beach is located near the hamlet of Molos, in the eastern part of Paros, on the gulf of the same name. The area is part of the NATURA 2000 Network and is characteristic for its ‘wild’ beauty.
Kaminia: A large, sandy beach near the beach of Marcello, it is situated on the northern tip of the gulf of Parikia, near the cape of Aghios Fokas. A ship from Parikia makes a stop here.
Kolimbithres: The cosmopolitan Kolimbithres is the famous sandy beach with green waters and small bays on the western side of the gulf of Naoussa. It is surrounded by impressive granite rocks that nature has shaped into amazing ‘sculptures’ – in fact, it is worth visiting just to see them. The name of the beach (Kolimbithres meaning ‘church fonts’ in Greek) is precisely due to these natural works of art, creating small cavities in the rock (similar to fonts in churches). The area, which steadily attracts cosmopolitan visitors, features umbrellas and sun beds, as well as restaurants and cafeterias just a short distance away.
Krios: This beach is located 2km away from Parikia, on the northern side of its gulf, and has a lovely view. It is a large, sandy beach with salt cedar trees and features restaurants, bars and beach volley facilities. You can visit using your own vehicle or by the ship from the port of Parikia.
Laggeri: Laggeri beach, also located approximately 2km away from Naoussa is a beach that seems…exotic. With characteristically beautiful sand dunes, cedar trees and fine sand, it is a quiet spot and is suitable for nudists. You can visit using your own vehicle or take a ship or bus from Naoussa, which makes a stop on the public road near the beach.
Livadia: This is a popular beach on the northern side of Parikia, 700m away from the port. This is a large, ‘double’ beach (both free and developed) with umbrellas, sun beds, bars and tavernas.
Logaras: Located 500m away from the hamlet of Piso Livadi, on the western side of Paros, this beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and features salt cedar trees, sky-blue water and golden sand. It includes cafés, tavernas and bars and is recommended for those who love swimming, water sports and spear-gun fishing.
Lolantonis (Glyfa Lolantoni): This beach is situated in the south-eastern part of Paros, near Aspro Horio, at a beautiful gulf with salt cedar trees, sand and pebbles. The surrounding area is quiet and rural, with tavernas and easy access to nearby beaches and isolated bays.
Marcello: This is a large, popular, sandy beach and is located 2.5km away from Parikia, beside Krios beach. It is a developed beach, with umbrellas, sun beds, restaurants and bars. You can visit using your own vehicle or taking the ship from Parikia.
Mikro-Megalo Piperi: Megalo Piperi, located 250m away from the port, is considered to be the main beach of Naoussa. It has a gorgeous view, sky-blue waters, many salt cedar trees and imposing rocks. If you are of a more solitary nature, you can visit its ‘younger sibling’, the beach Mikro Piperi or Piperaki, located at a small gulf.
Monastiri: This beach is hidden between rocks that create a unique environment. It is also located on the western side of the gulf of Naoussa and is named after the small monastery of Ai Yiannis situated on the rise above the beach. It has shallow sky-blue waters that make it accessible to small craft and it is suitable for families with children. It is surrounding by small, beautiful bays and features numerous restaurants and bars. Many events are held here, as the area includes an organized space with a small theatre, an exhibition area and a canteen.
Molos: This is an enormous beach with characteristic white sand, salt cedar trees and sky-blue waters. It is located near the village of Marmara, on the eastern shore, with a unique view of Naxos and has a small marina. The area includes picturesque tavernas that offer mezedes and fresh fish. It can be accessed by boat or car. It is located near the beaches of Kalogeros, Tsoukalia and Glyfades.
Nea Chryssi Akti (Tserdakia): Located 20km away from Parikia, this large and beautiful developed beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and is one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean for wind-surfing.
Santa Maria: The big and beautiful beach of Santa Maria is located 2km away from Naoussa, which is why many residents of Naoussa visit the beach by car or boat. It is a developed beach with white sand, sun beds and umbrellas, bars, cafés and tavernas. The beach is home to water sports facilities, which is why it is preferred by young persons.