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Edition: June 2009
It is the first map of Paros and Antiparos where the entire coastline of both islands are mapped Cartography was done with a specially equipped and staffed cartographic vessel.
- Sara Gorretta
- Visit Site
If we ask what the red rings of fun and entertainment, where it beats to modern rhythms of the youth crowd, who visits every year religiously Paros, we will reply without hesitation, in Punda Beach, on the southeastern side of Paros. The Punda Beach Club could be described as the temple of pleasure and entertainment.
Beautiful Parasporos Beach, just 3 km south of Parikia, is justifiably one the most popular beaches on the island of Paros. Tucked in a sheltered bay, the long, sandy beach offers an ideal swimming, sunbathing and sporting locale prized by both residents and visitors alike.
One of the best beaches of Paros is Santa Maria Beach in northern side, situated just a few kilometers from Naoussa. It is a very long, sandy beach, with clean, shallow waters and fully-organized, providing sunbathing equipment and windsurfing, water sport facilities.
In the northeastern edge of the bay of Naoussa, almost 2 km from cosmopolitan Naoussa the beautiful sandy Laggeri with fine, white sand and impressive dunes with cedar trees and tufted. It is basically a second exotic Santa Maria, with no chairs, umbrellas, tavernas and water sports but with the same nature and crystal blue waters.
Named after Sifnos Island that can be seen in a distance, this enchanting beach is a pure haven of tranquillity with crystal clear waters and golden sand. It is exposed to the summer winds so its waters can get pretty rough otherwise it is ideal for swimming and snorkelling adventures.
Comprised of two consecutive beaches, Psaraliki I and Psaraliki II, Psaraliki beach is a family friendly sandy beach with shallow waters ideal for family breaks and water sports activities. Pedal boats, windsurfing, swimming, snorkelling and beach tennis are available as well as a number of picturesque taverns and music clubs.
Set in a lovely cove fully protected from the summer winds, Apantima is a charming pebbly beach with crystal clear waters and a rocky sea bottom providing an atmosphere of serene calm in the most picturesque of settings. One of the islands best restaurants is situated right above the beach offering swimmers a great selection of local specialties and drinks to quench their thirst.
Soros beach is a popular long sandy beach organized with sunbeds and umbrellas with sapphire waters and trees offering natural shade to the bathers. It is not suggested for families with children since the water in many spots suddenly deepens and the seabed is abrupt, with some rocks found even near the shore.
The exquisite sandy beach of Glyfades is situated some 15-16 kilometers eastern to the town of Paros (Paroikia) and 5 kilometers southern to Naoussa. No facilities at all are available at the beach, as it is remote enough, far from the public road and access is possible only via a dirt road.
On the eastern side of Paros is the sandy and pebbly beach of Molos, which is rather isolated and ideal for those who wish to spend their day at a quiet beach that is edged with trees for shade. Molos Beach is also great for windsurfing, as the wind conditions in the area are perfect for the sport.
The beach of Agios Fokas is situated at a distance of some 6 kilometers far from Paroikia at the North, very close to the homonymous cape at the entrance of the bay of Paroikia. Very close to the beach it is found the small twin church of Agios Sostis and Analipsi, where on the feast of Analipsi it takes place a local feast (“panighyri”).
Ambelas Beach located in northeastern Paros just a few kilometers from Naoussa, is a lovely sheltered sandy beach with clear sparkling waters. It is situated in the settlement of Ambelas, a charming fishing village that has an abundance of seafood tavernas and small cafes.
Faraggas is a beautiful beach in southern Paros, completely sheltered from the winds, lying in the arms of a small, deep creek. The fine golden sand and crystal clear waters have turned Faragas a very popular destination, particularly for those who want the comfort that can offer a cosmopolitan organized beach.