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Naxos Island

One of the most beautiful islands of Cyclades, Naxos is located in the centre of the Aegean Sea. It distinguishes for the crystal beaches, the traditional villages, the natural beauty and the historical sightseeing. The capital and main port of Naxos is Chora, a lovely village with medieval architecture. The first thing to see as the ferry approaches the island is Portara, a marble gate that is the only remaining of the ancient temple of Apollo, dating from the 6th century B.C.

Other ancient sights in Naxos include the temple of Demeter close to Sangri, the sanctuary of Dionysus in Iria and the two statues of Kouros (male figures) that can be seen close to the villages of Melanes and Apollonas. The most beautiful beaches of Naxos are located on the western side of the island and include Agios Prokopios, Agios Georgios, Plaka, Agia Anna, Mikri Vigla and Orkos. These are sandy beaches with exotic blue water. These beaches are great for diving, windsurfing and other water sports.

Agios Georgios

The lovely beach of Agios Georgios is located only 1 km from Chora, the capital and main port of Naxos. Only 15 min walk from Chora, Agios Georgios is also frequently connected by bus to the capital town and other places around the island. Long and sandy, this beach is developed with accommodations, delicious restaurants, cafeterias and water sports centers.

Windsurfing

Windsurfing is among the most popular activities in Naxos. On this lovely island of the Aegean, the wind is just perfect to enjoy this favorite sport. Perfect places for windsurfing and kite surfing in Naxos are Agios Georgios, Mikri Vigla, Orkos and Laguna. Generally all the western side of the island is ideal for wind sports.

Sister accommodation

Discover our Hotel in Naxos Town: Naxos Beach Hotel