WHERE ARE THE BEST BEACHES IN PAROS, GREECE? DOES PAROS HAVE GREAT BEACHES?
It’s one of those Greek islands that effortlessly blends natural beauty with a vibrant atmosphere. The crystalline waters surrounding the island are mesmerizing, perfect for diving into or simply gazing at from the shore.
And don’t even get us started on the stunning sunsets – they’re pure magic.
Paros has some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. We compiled a list of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Paros in this post:
10 BEST BEACHES IN PAROS, GREECE
1. KOLYMBITHRES BEACH – A MUST IN PAROS!
Nestled in the bay of Naousa, Kolymbithres allows you to swim in crystal clear, warm water worthy of a tropical lagoon.
The transparency of the water is not just the only attraction of the beach: it is an open-air museum, where natural works of art are “on display”.
Under the influence of the wind and the sea, stone sculptures have been carved into the rocks that line the beach, creating natural saltwater pools.
Kolymbithres is sheared into numerous coves, which adds an idyllic charm to the beach. It is said to be the prettiest beach in Paros. let us know what you think!
2. GOLDEN BEACH – THE TRENDY ONE
Golden Beach is said to be the trendiest beach to swim in Paros, Greece.
Located south of Paros, Golden Beach – as its English name suggests – is a beach with upscale bars and which attracts a wealthy population. The beach, worthy of a postcard setting, is littered with lounge chairs. It’s the perfect place to spend a relaxing day in Paros!
3. MONASTIRI – THE MOST ROMANTIC BEACH IN PAROS
Located to the north, not far from Kolymbithres, Monastiri beach offers clear, calm water perfect for a swim.
Monastiri Beach is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches in Paros. It is located near Kolymbithres, on the edge of the Paros Natural Park (a must-see in Paros).
This romantic bay is nestled in a slightly rocky landscape and the clean sandy beach offers a wonderful entry into the crystal clear waters.
Monastiri is also appreciated by families with children as the water is relatively shallow.
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4. SANTA MARIA – THE LIVELIEST BEACH IN PAROS
To the north of the island again, you will find the Santa Maria Beach.
It is usually the busiest and liveliest in Paros. Rental deckchairs, bars, beach restaurants, water clubs, music, and beach games are on the program. If you come with family or friends, this is the place to be!
However, if you are looking at something quieter, continue on the same road for a kilometer, and you’ll find the beach of Mikri Santa Maria which is wilder. This secluded beach is more suitable for couples.
5. PISO LIVADI – PERFECT TO COMBINE WITH LUNCH OR DINNER
Piso Livadi Beach, in the fishing village of the same name, is located in the southeast of the island.
It’s the ideal place for a beach holiday in Paros. The atmosphere in the village is absolutely magical. By the beach and the old port, there are plenty of great traditional Greek restaurants.
As for us, we ate lunch at one of the restaurants and spent the rest of the day by the beach! It was another perfect day in Paros…
6. FARAGAS – WITH IT’S GREAT BEACH CLUB
The golden sand beach of Faragas is a true gem.
Located on the romantic south coast of the island, you can enjoy an idyll straight out of a postcard day. The romantic little bay is particularly sheltered and the turquoise sea really invites swimming and snorkeling.
Just behind the bay, there is a very nice beach club called Faragas, which offers great food and drinks. Here you can also rent comfortable sun loungers and umbrellas! A magnificent swimming bay for an unforgettable day in Paros.
7. ALIKI – PERFECT FOR RELAXATION IN PAROS
Right by the small seaside town of Aliki on the south coast of Paros, Aliki beach offers tranquility, calm azure water and a beautiful stretch of beach.
In fact, the water is so calm that it would almost be an invitation to meditation and relaxation. Located at the foot of the surrounding hills, it is protected from the north-east winds and is therefore popular with families.
There is a very nice restaurant (To Balcony tou Aki) right on a pier by the water! The perfect place for a drink during sunset (SEE PHOTO ABOVE)
8. POUNTA – PERFECT FOR KITESURF!
Pounta Beach is the famous kite surfing beach of Paros.
The surfing and kite scene meets on this long sandy beach, as this part of the coast offers the best wind conditions. It is located on the windswept west coast of the island and within walking distance of the port of Pounta.
You will find several Kite schools on-site, where introductory lessons are also offered. There are also some nice tavernas and beach bars. In addition, the view of Antiparos Island in front, which you can enjoy while swimming in the sea or surfing, is magnificent.
9. KRIOS BEACH NEAR PARIKIA – PERFECT FOR SWIMMING
About 2 kilometers from Parikia is the beautiful Krios Beach, sometimes known as Marcelo Beach.
We love this beautiful long swimming bay, ideal for unforgettable beach days on the island of Paros.
The almost white sandy beach is embedded in beautiful nature and the numerous small trees provide wonderful shade on hot summer days. Thanks to its size, you can find a perfect spot under the Greek sun even in high season.
10. PIPERI BEACH – CLOSEST TO NAOUSA
The village of Naousa is a little Saint-Tropez on the Aegean Sea, with its blue and white facades, its alleys flowered with bougainvillea, its colorful fishing boats, and its trendy restaurants and bars.
In the heart of the village, you can also chill at the beautiful Piperi beach, nestled in a bay surrounded by rocks, with an awesome view of Naousa in the background.
FINAL THOUGHTS ABOUT THE BEST BEACHES IN PAROS
Paros has many great beaches! We listed our 10 favorites in this post, but if you rent your own vehicle and drive around the island you will discover a lot more!
Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, these top beaches promise an unforgettable day in Paros!
So pack your sunscreen, grab your towel, and enjoy Paros’s coastal wonders…
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