Top beaches in Naxos | Traveler by Unique


Agia Anna

agia anna - Naxos

Agia Anna is one of the most well organized and all-inclusive beaches on the Island of Naxos. With comfortable sunbeds and umbrellas, visitors can enjoy spending their time on this white sandy beach. The crystal clear waters are ideal for refreshing swimming sessions and perfect for families with children. This beach features an exotic backdrop, as a small pine forest surrounds the bay and creates a much-needed shade. For those who wish to experience some extra adrenaline boosts, water sports facilities can be found there enabling ultra-fun and exciting activities. At Agia Anna, several fine restaurants, beach bars, and cafeterias can be found offering refreshing cocktails and high-quality dining options in exclusive and stylish settings.


Agios Prokopios

agios prokopios - Naxos

The beach of Agios Prokopios is listed as one of the best of its kind in Europe. By providing an organized setting with comfortable sunbeds and umbrellas, this beautiful beach is a must-visit spot when in Naxos. The blue waters and the sandy terrain enable visitors to enjoy swimming and sunbathing in an exceptional bay. Water sports are also available for those interested in experiencing a more exciting activity other than swimming. It has to be noted that, the nearby area has a variety of restaurants, taverns, cafeterias, bars, and shops allowing visitors to enjoy the most of their visit.


Agios Georgios

Agios Georgios - Naxos

In what regards the bays close to the capital town of Naxos, Agios Georgios is among the most popular options. This particular beach is a preferable option for families with children due to the shallow waters, the sandy terrain and its natural protection from the wind. The beach has everything needed for a great time there, such as fine restaurants serving fresh fish, beach bars with upbeat music and delicious cocktails, as well as water sports facilities.



Plaka - Naxos

The list with the top beaches in Naxos also includes the infamous Plaka beach. Extending from Agia Anna beach, Plaka forms the longest sandy beach on the Island with a total length of 4km. This particular beach is definitely a must for those who wish to experience a cosmopolitan atmosphere due to the beach bars and the restaurants that can be found there. One of the greatest advantages of this bay is that it is naturally protected from the wind, allowing a small breeze to flow throughout. There are some spots where visitors can enjoy the shade of cedars. Alternatively, the beach is organized with umbrellas and sunbeds.


Mikri Vigla

mikri vigla - Naxos

The beach called Mikri Vigla is one of the most popular spots on the Island for both adventure seekers and laid-back visitors. Mikri Vigla is known as the meeting point for water sports enthusiasts. This is because the weather conditions and the wind flow provide the ideal setting for windsurfing and kite surfing. The surrounding area features some traditional taverns serving mouth-watering recipes in a relaxing and cozy setting. It has to be noted that, Mikri Vigla is also a nice spot for anchoring small boats.



kastraki - Naxos

With an impressive length of 3km, Kastraki is listed as the longest sandy beach in Naxos Island. The main characteristics of this beach are the emerald waters, the white colour of the sand and the surrounding cedars that create a tropical-like setting. Kastraki beach is the perfect option for anyone who is searching for a peaceful place to relax and enjoy swimming. Apart from that, the area is a great fishing spot, and the small coves that the bay has are suitable for nudists.



Orkos - Naxos

Another top beach recommendation is Orkos, which can be found between the beaches of Plaka and Mikri Vigla. Orkos is a large, often crowded, beach and is surrounded by cedar trees which provide the perfect sense of privacy. This spot is among the best for windsurfers as the wind flow is the ideal for such activities. What makes this beach truly unique is that in reality, Orkos consists of different small bays allowing privacy, excitement, and serenity all in one.


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