Blessed by mother nature, at the hub of Cyclades. Superior beaches, remarkable monuments, picturesque hillside villages, mountain scenery, fertile valleys, wonderful groves of olives and fruit trees, a lot to see and do, much more than a sea and sun destination.
Naxos Island is a popular destination for all kind of interests. It is a holiday resort for families, young and olds, beach lovers, people who really enjoy the sea and the sun, people with special interests such as civilization and history, people who enjoy activities such as cycling, mountain bikes, walking tours 4×4 drive, beach sports, water ski, yachting and the island has the reputation to be wind surfers paradise.
Visitors will find lots of rolling green hills and valleys with clusters of Byzantine churches and medieval towers. The long sandy beaches, the lovely and lively capital town that has grown up in and around its own massive Venetian Castle.
Beaches & Villages
Naxos has some of the very best beaches in Greece. There are over 40 Kilometres of beaches to choose from, and most of them are sandy. There are popular and busy beaches with facilities as well as quiet and remote beaches. The south west of Naxos is almost one beach, interrupted by a few peninsulas.
There are over 40 villages to visit and most of them have their own distinct character and style. Naxos Town (or Hora) is Naxos capital and port and it is a lively town with 8,000 inhabitants. Naxos Town combines beach (Saint George) and cosmopolitan town resort with a lot of interesting places to visit.