Explore the vast blue beaches of Naxos, enchanted by its wild beauty. In Naxos you will find organized beaches or virgin secret beaches to discover, for sports or family fun. Moreover, many of them are located next to ancient monuments, close to important wetlands in medieval castles and Byzantine churches. You can choose between beaches a few steps from the town and beaches located in exceptional natural beauty, untouched by civilization and tourism. It is A certainty that the beaches of Naxos will amaze you. Come and discover them!
The legendary beach of Agia Anna,is a natural continuation of Agios Prokopios one of the most famous beaches of Naxos.
The endless golden sands lined with cedar trees that give shade to visitors complimented by the picturesque harbor filled with fishing boats in the area. A large area is accommodated with umbrellas and sun beds in front of beach bars and taverns, but the track to a small church forms a small sheltered bay which offers more peace and relaxation. The church leads to a wooden ramp suitable for bikes and children’s trolleys while the view from the terrace is delightful. Also Agia Anna offers many options for water sports and hotels near the sea.
The beaches of Naxos which have received the most awards, Greek and international are: Agios Prokopios, just 4 km. from the harbour. Huge, with coarse sand ending in a series of dunes and crystal clear waters with colour changes from blue to deep blue and blue-green, fairly considered the third best beach in Greece and one of the ten most beautiful in Europe. It is organized with umbrellas and sun beds for the most part, but also has a bit more relaxed, less busy part, on the west coast, where the chapel is situated. There is also water sports such as windsurf, beach volley, cubes, paddle boats, available. For those who are fascinated by nature the highlights in the region are the salt lake or “red lake”, which often hosts herons.