no umbrellas or sunbeds, tavern, only a few rooms to let
As we are crossing the north-western side of the island, the road runs along the top of steep cliffs, which are indented with inlets with attractive beaches. The most well known, easily accessible and popular is the Abram beach ... suitable for children, sandy, 20km from naxos town
The long and sandy beach of Agia Anna is right after Agios Prokopios beach and only within a short walking distance. The small port now gathers caiques and yachts, but used to be the central commercial port of the island in the past years ... suitable for children, 1km long, sandy, 6km from naxos town
no umbrellas or sunbeds, few tavernas, few rooms to let
At the southwest of the island one can find Agiassos bay with calm waters even when the north winds are howling. Agiassos was where Marco Sanudo landed on Naxos in 1207; he marched inland and besieged Apaliros, where he encountered stout resistance. ... suitable for children, 2km long, sandy, 25km from naxos town
Agios Prokopios beach is only 5km away from the centre of Naxos Town and is, according to most visitors, the most beautiful beach of the island. Its main characteristic is its deep turquoise waters and its tiny pebbles. In fact, it looks like a huge swimming pool ... suitable for children, 1.2km long, sandy, 5km from naxos town
no umbrellas or sunbeds, few places to eat, accommodation
Alyko beach is located in the southwest of Naxos and is approximately 21 km away from Naxos Town. It is one of the most beautiful beaches of Naxos, with white sand and a forest of cedar trees. ... suitable for children, long, sandy, 21km from naxos town
Approximately 10 kilometres from the Town of Naxos lays Ammitis, one of the most beautiful northern beaches of Naxos Island. The route to Ammitis beach is best taken from Naxos Town to the village of Galini ... suitable for children, 700m long, sandy, 10km from naxos town
Approximately 30 kilometres from the town of Naxos lays one of the most charming northern village beaches of Naxos Island. The ancient and small village settlement of Apollon has in recent years undergone quite a few tourist developments but has managed to remain ... suitable for children, 1.5km long, sandy and pebbly, 30km from naxos town
At a distance of less than 500m from Moutsouna you will find a small sign pointing at Azalas, a fantastic beach, ideal for nature enthusiasts. The coastline is mostly rocky with several small coves forming in between. The panoramic view of the Aegean and the aromas ... suitable for children, 1km long, pebbly and sandy, 37km from naxos town
no beach amenities, few taverns, café and accommodation
The beautiful sandy beach of Glyfada is found between the beaches of Kastraki and Alyko approximately 15 kilometres from Naxos Town. The beach is surrounded by big sand dunes on which tall cedar trees ... suitable for children, 1.3km long, sandy, 15km from naxos town
Grotta is located at the northern seaside of the main town Chora. This is a small bay strewn with a mixture of pebbles and some sand. It offers a unique view of Portara to the left, and ... 370m long, sand and pebbles, in naxos town
The beautiful sandy beach of Kalados is located on the southern edge of Naxos Island. A sense of perfect isolation prevails during most of the summer and the off season has its advantages since ... suitable for children, 500m long, sandy, 42km from naxos town
few umbrellas and sunbeds, tavernas, café, accommodation
Kastraki is a beach with all the qualities expected of a Greek island, cool, crystal-clear water, peace and quiet in the off season and good places to get a decent meal at a fair price. It is located approximately 16 kilometres from Naxos Town ... suitable for children, 1.5km long, sandy, 16km from naxos town
A collection of sandy beaches between Psili Ammos (Kanaki) and Panormos beaches. The small rocky peninsulas that protrude into the sea form a series of sandy beaches, each having its own unique characteristics and orientation ... suitable for children, less than 200m long, sandy, 300m from naxos town
no beach amenities, tavernas, café, beach bars, accommodation
Laguna is a long sandy beach that took its name due to its resemblance to a lagoon with fine sand and shallow waters. It spreads between Saint George and Stelida beaches and it is dearly loved by surfers and especially beginners. suitable for children, 1.6km long, sandy, 1.4km from naxos town
no umbrellas or sunbeds, tavernas, café, no accommodation
Approximately 34.5 kilometres from Naxos Town at a distance of only 9.4 kilometres from the village of Koronos one can reach Lionas Bay; this is the shortest way to get to Lionas village and its beach ... suitable for children, 180m long, sand and pebbles, 34.5km from naxos town
Mikri Vigla on the west coast is a masterpiece of nature, an artist’s paradise and an action photographer’s best choice since this is a famous wind and kite surfers' beach. It is a small headland that juts out ... suitable for children, 2km long, sandy, 11.2 km from naxos town
no umbrellas or sunbeds | tavernas | café, accommodation
Moutsouna used to be the port of Apiranthos on the eastern coast of the island which once was a busy export harbour when emery was in high demand. The emery train which transported the once valuable cargo of emery ... suitable for children, 160m long, sandy, 34.6km from naxos town
no umbrellas or sunbeds | few tavernas and café | accommodation
This beautiful sandy beach is the jewel of Naxos. It consists of a 700m sandy beach with trees along its whole shore and of small coves of less than 100m each that form some sort of "private beaches" with thick sand in between sharp rocks ... suitable for children, 1km long, sandy, 10km from naxos town
What used to be just a nudists' beach is now one of the most popular beaches of Naxos, retaining bits of its original character. It is still a favourite beach for nudists, who flock mostly off season but it also gathers families and couples ... suitable for children, 4km long, sandy, 9m from naxos town
The long sandy beach of Psili Ammos which means “fine sand” in Greek, is situated at a cove on the eastern coast of the island. The cedar tree forest gives way to sand dunes which lead to this fantastic shallow water beach. ... suitable for children, 500m long, sandy, 44km from naxos town
Located along Naxos Town, Saint George is the capital's main beach and one of the most vibrant beaches of the island. Its main characteristic is the shallow waters that make the beach ideal for families with young children, for elderly and for poor swimmers ... suitable for children, 1km long, sandy, 300m from naxos town
Oh, this magnificent Kouros! This is no ordinary piece of marble, we are talking about a 10.5m marble statue!! That is 3.5 storey high! It never ceases to amaze me when I see any ancient sculpture this big!
Port of Moutsouna - This quaint small port gave me the feeling of being in a black and white movie... I mean it’s a fantastic place to be at because it really takes you back in time. All the old abandoned machinery ...
Portara – It is the biggest bloody doorway I have ever seen! These guys were trying to impress and they have surely succeeded! Those are single pieces that weigh many tons each. You just have to ask yourself how ...
An island this may be but the variety of cheese to be tasted is pretty big if you consider that most places in the world specialize in only one variety. Naxos loves its cheese! The four most popular and widely appreciated ...
I thought Greek Islands meant partying until my sister’s boyfriend mentioned that his brother and his family had spent summer in Greece on the island of Naxos. Naturally the next question was “wasn’t it noisy?” ...