Naxos is famous for the amazing beaches with crystal clear waters and sandy coasts! As you will see below, there are many options. With our company Naction Rent a Car – the best car rental Naxos, you will have the opportunity to drive to the beautiful beaches of the island!
AGIOS PROKOPIOS BEACH
The beach that has acquired the most international distinctions is Agios Prokopios of Naxos, which is only 4 km from the port of the island.The main feature of Ag. Prokopios beach is the coarse sand and the crystal clear waters in blue-green color. Undoubtedly, it is considered the third best beach in Greece and one of the ten most beautiful in Europe.
On the west side of the beach is the small church of Agios Prokopios, from where the beach got its name. The beach of Agios Prokopios is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds.
The visitors have the opportunity for many water sports such as windsurfing, beach volleyball, pedal boats, etc., while the unique natural beauty is the area of the salt flats.
AGIA ANNA BEACH
The beautiful beach of Agia Anna is a natural continuation of Agios Prokopios beach.
The beachhas a nicesand. In the surrounding area there is a forest with cedars that give natural shade to its visitors. Also characteristic is the picturesque harbor with the fishing boats of the area.
Agia Anna beach is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds in front of beach bars and local taverns. Near to Agias Anna’s beach is the church of Agios Nikolaos. This area has small bays that provide for more peace and relaxation. You can reach the church through a wooden ramp, which is suitable for bicycles and strollers while the view from the courtyard is magnificent.
Plaka beach is one of the most popular beaches of Naxos.It has golden sand and clear crystal waters. Plaka is the continuation of Agias Anna’s beach. The main characteristic of this beach are the dunes that are formed at the back of the beach. After August, lilies grow there, creating an exotic beauty.On the beach of Plaka there are cafes, beach bars and taverns, suitable for all preferences.
One of the best destinations is the beach of Orkos – between Plaka and Mikri Vigla. Characteristic of Orkos Beach is the continuous small coves that offer a unique setting to the visitor for dives away from the crowds. The white sandy beach even remains inside the sea and in combination with the crystal clear waters are the best choices.
MIKRI VIGLA BEACH
Mikri Vigla beach of Naxos is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island. It is located on the southwest side of the island. Mikri Vigla has a sandy beach and its clear blue waters deepen successively. In Mikr iVigla there are essentially two beaches: Limanaki and Parthenos, which are divided by a rock. Both beaches have nice sand and in addition to swimming, one can have fun with alternative activities such as kitesurfing or windsurfing.
Kastraki is the biggest beach in Naxos (3 km) with white sand and blue waters. Suitable for relaxation, swimming, and fishing.
Agiassos beach has nice sand and shallow water.It is located on the southwest coast of Naxos and remains one of the most pristine beaches on the island.
Glyfada beach is one of the quietest beaches, even in the high season when the tourist traffic is increased.It is located in the southwestern parts of the island and is a sandy beach with shady cedars in several places.
ALIKO BEACH – HAWAII BEACH
In the Alyko beach there is a beautiful sandy forest of cedars. Under this forest are formed small bays that host beautiful and sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. Both Alykos Beach and Hawaii Beach have an exotic beauty and are worth a visit.
In Moutsouna there are two beautiful beaches with nice sand and clear waters.
The first beach is Ai Giannis and stretches in front of the fish taverns of Moutsouna. The second is Tigani, which is located at the south side and along of the Tigani Beach there are two hotel complexes with restaurants and cafes.
PSILI AMMOS BEACH
On the eastern side of the island – between Moutsouna and Panormos there is the beach Psili Ammos. It is a unique landscape, almost tropical with a sandy beach and tall cedars. It is the ideal place to relax.
The next destination is the beach of Panormos. Panormos is the most remote beach of Naxos and is 54 km far away from Chora. It is a windless beach with palm trees, a clear sandy beach, and turquoise waters.