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Paros - NaoussaA magical and highly popular destination

The natural beauties of the island and the dozens scattered on its territory along with the early Christian and Byzantine churches, testify a history of the island which exceeds the 4.000 years and make up a magical and extremely popular destination worth to visit.

Right in the middle of the Cyclades, Paros with 120 km coastline, generously offers visitors deep blue beaches for all tastes, cosmopolitan island settlements, picturesque mountain villages, ancient temples and castles.

Distances
The center of NaoussaContaratos Beach hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from the center of Naoussa, where traditional ouzeries, cafes, fish taverns & cosmopolitan nightlife place it in one of the most famous destinations.
The beach of Santa MariaThe beach of Santa Maria is just 3km from the Hotel, with easy access. One of the best organized beaches with water sports, diving center, beach bar and restaurant.
Kolimbithres & MonastiriKolimbithres and Monastiri are located at a distance of 6 and 7 km, respectively. In these alluring beaches the access is also easy with water taxis from the port of Naoussa.
Attractions

At a short distance from the port of Paros stands the church of Panagia Ekatondapyliani, an early Christian monument.

 

Other attractions of Parikia is the Frankish castle, the sanctuary of Asclepius, the archaeological museum as well as the beautiful churches. At a 5 km distance from Parikia, lays the valley with the butterflies, a valley of rare beauty, which is a gorgeous and distinct habitat.

Beaches

The coastline of Paros is 120 km, offering alluring beaches that will thrill the visitor. Beaches for tranquility and relaxation, but also beaches with a beach bar and water sports.

Among the most beautiful beaches of the island, the ones which really stand out are : Kolymbithres, Monastiri, Santa Maria, Marcello, Faragas, Laggeri, Ampelas, Krios & for lovers of water sports.

Monastiri is one of our favorite organized beaches. Protected from the wind, with shallow waters, one can enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the area. Perfect for families.

Places to visit

Daily excursions are offered for visitors who have several days at their disposal or would like to explore in parallel with their vacations a nearby destination.

The most popular of these include one-day visits by boat to Antiparos, Delos, Mykonos, Santorini, Iraklia.

Very often routes with caiques (small boats) that will take you to the most popular beaches, while the visitor can make the round of the island.

Water Sports

Paros with its natural characteristics and the Cycladic winds is an ideal destination for those who love water sports & activities in Paros. Because summer means sun, sea and fun, and what’s more fun than games in the most beautiful island of the most famous island cluster.

 

Windsurfing
For windsurfing lovers several beaches have excellent facilities for windsurfers of all levels, from beginners to champions.