Naxos Beaches

Ayios Georgios

The most popular and most visited beach near Hora. it is sandy, with shallow waters and protected from winds, thus ideal for families with young children. Facilities include organized water sports, tavernas, and bars.

Ayios Prokopis

Well-known organized beach framed by all types of shops. The beach features coarse sand and clear waters. There are water sports facilities. Bus links to Hora every 20 minutes in summer, from early in the morning until late at night.

Ayia Anna

A seemingly endless sand beach, Ayia Anna extends from Ayios Prokopis. It is highly developed with water sports. It's distinguished by a cedar wood along the shore.


A four-kilometre stretch of sand that extends from Ayia Anna. A dirt track separates the beach from the plain. Facilities include tavernas and bars.

Mikri Vigla

Essentially two fine sand beaches, Mikri Vigla and Parthenos, separated by the Mikri Vigla outcrop. Parthenos is a meeting point for surfers from around the world. There are some tavernas, mini-markets and a tourist office.


A three-kilometres stretch of fine pale sand; the adjacent hamlet offers some tavernas.


Dunes and a cedar wood create an exotic landscape. The beach is not generally uncrowded and there are tavernas in the area.


The last stop on the beach road leading south from Hora. The beach is tranquil, with soft dunes and a cedar grove; there are some tavernas.


A sandy cove with shallow, clear waters. Access is comfortable today, thanks to the new road. There is a small settlement with tavernas.


A pretty fishing village built in a small bay on the northeastern coast. The village offers touristic facilities, and is linked to Hora by a new coastal road. There is a broad sand and pebble beach with seaside tavernas. The Apollonas kouros is located just outside the village.


Access is by a winding road from Koronos that leads past the emery mine entrances. The beach is shingle with deep, clear waters. There is a small settlement with waterside tavernas.


Picturesque coastal settlement with pretty sand shores and quaint tavernas located by the water on the eastern coast of Naxos. It's the island's main natural harbour and is located 38 kilometers from Hora. Access is via a winding road that sets off from Apeiranthos.

Psili Ammos

Dunes and cedar groves create the idyllic setting of this beach, reached via coastal asphalt road leading south from Moutsouna.


A wonderful sheltered sand beach at the island's southernmost tip, reached either by boat or by road from Filoti. Bathers should take along basic provisions such as water. There is a canteen.


A cosy sand beach with clear, warm waters-possibly the result of a warm current-on the north-western coast, with a northern exposure. There is a small hamlet and taverna.


Reached at the end of the road from Galini, this uncrowded beach features pale white sand. Bathers should beware of strong currents and undertow, especially if swimming with children.