Paros is a Cycladic dream located in the middle of the Aegean Sea. The multi-dimensional Paros has everything that you desire in a perfect holiday – beautiful beaches, exhilarating water sports, historical ruins and value. It is one of the most loved destinations in Greece. Located just 2 hours away from Santorini and Mykonos. Charter a private yacht to discover the unrivalled natural beauty of Paros and its’ hidden beaches and coves. At Mykonos Yacht Charters, we provide customized charters to suit your unique needs and preferences. Check out this travel guide for Paros and discuss your itinerary with our charter expert.

Top Attractions of Paros

  • Parikia: It is the capital city of Paros. This commercial hub of Paros is full of markets, restaurants, cozy cafes and shops. There are ancient windmills and an spectacular church here. Definitely visit the Archaeological Museum of Paros to explore ancient pieces anditems discovered from excavations of ancient sites.
  • Panagia Ekatontapiliani: This Byzantine monument is also called the Church of a Hundred Doors.
  • Naousa: It is a lively fishing village. The harbour area of this village remains live and cheerful all night.
  • Golden Beach: This beach is located in the south of Piso Livadi. It is popular for water activities including windsurfing, kayaking, paddle boarding and wakeboarding.
  • Diros: It is the greenest village in Paros. You will find many sandy beaches here with Cycladic hospitality and restaurants serving delicious cuisine.
  • Lefkes: This small village looks picturesque with its’ white houses, blue doors, and its’ pink Bougainvillea.
  • Aliki: This fishing port has many nearby beaches, isolated coves and spots for snorkeling.
  • The Environmental and Cultural Park of Paros: Located at the end of Naoussa, this park features hiking trails, the Monastery of Saint John, a museum, a large boatyard, a restaurant, beaches and much more.
  • Tao's Retreat and Meditation Center: People come here for various cultural workshops and classes in dance, meditation, music, yoga, healing, treatment, etc.

Best Beaches, Hotels and Restaurants

Beaches: Paros is lined with magnificent beaches, azure waters and pleasant weather. Here are the best sandy spots to sunbathe, relaxand enjoy water sports.

  • Kolymbithres: Located a short drive from Naoussa, this beach is known for its geological formations and rock formations that are said to be, millions of years old.
  • Santa Maria: This beach is popular for water activities like windsurfing, water-skiing and scuba diving.
  • Ai Yannis/Monastiri: This romantic beach has a scenic natural landscape and pristine green waters. The local park here hosts cultural events and open-air films from June to September.
  • Chrissi Akti: This Mediterranean beach is known for hosting the Windsurfing World Championship. Apart from this, its golden soft sand, crystal clear waters and gorgeous restaurants attract thousands of tourists every year.
  • Molos: If you want to experience an undeveloped part of Paros, go to Molos. This sandy beach offers pristine views of Naxos Island and also boasts low key tavernas.
  • Other top beaches: Piperi, Ambelas, Livadia, Logaras, Farangas, Marcello Beach and Agios Nikolaos Alikis.

Hotels: From family-friendly hotels, luxurious resorts, to boutique hotels with Cycladic designs, Paros has a number of options when it comes to accommodations. Poseidon of Paros Hotel and Spa, Saint Andrea Seaside Resort, Hotel Senia, Paliomylos Spa Hotel, Lilly Residence, Kanale’s Rooms and Suites, Astir of Paros, Minois Village Boutique Suites and Spa, Kallisti Rooms and Apartments, Stelia Mare Boutique Hotel, Kouros Village, Kalypso Hotel, Anna Platanou Suites, Oliaros Seaside Lodge, Mr. and Mrs. White Paros, Parosland Hotel, Margarita Studios, Pension Sofia, Argonauta Hotel and Artemis Hotel among others.

Restaurants: From restaurants with stunning views of the beach to vine-filled terraces, restaurants in Paros are divine. Some of the best restaurants in Paros are Soso, Siparos, Les Amis Bistro Cafe, Mediterraneo, SigiIhthios, The Balcony, Happy Cows, Aranto Restaurant, Klarinos, Taverna Giannoulis, Trata Fish Traverna, Tao's Center, Cafe Distrato, Aranto, Uni Sushi Bar, Ephessus and more.

Best Things To Do in Paros

  • Windsurfing: Paros is an ideal destination in Greece for adventure enthusiasts. Every year, it hosts World Windsurfing Championship. If you want to try your hand at this amazing water sport, go to ChrissiAkti beach, Santa Maria and Golden Beach.
  • Sunbathing: Most of the beaches in Paros are sandy and boast its’ clear waters. You can either rent a sunbed and umbrella or ask our professional crew aboard your charter to provide you with advice, finding some.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Paros is the perfect ground for experts and beginners looking for some scuba diving and snorkeling. Explore these diving sites if you are coming to Paros: Paros-Naxos Channel Wreck, Underwater Cave, Shoal of Wrecks, Long Island, WWII German airplane and exploration dive and Round island drift-dive.
  • Other Water Activities: You can even enjoy kitesurfing, kayaking, canoeing, jet-skiing, kiteboarding, waterskiing, and other sports at Golden Beach, Akti, and Santa Maria beaches.
  • Hiking: Paros has a 35km network of hiking trails. While hiking through the small villages, hills and green slopes, you will find windmills, wells, houses, churches and beautiful parks. Hike through Marmara, the Valley of the Butterflies, the Cave of Antiparos, Byzanthina Road, Environmental Park, Parikia Bay, Aliki Agairia and Marpissa.

Paros has something for everyone. Whether you are coming here for the first time or your hundredth, Paros will surely keep you entertained. From its sunsets, beaches, alleyways, to ancient museums, Paros has everything for a memorable vacation. You can book one of our luxurious vessels to explore the places in and around Paros. Whether you want to visit Mykonos, Santorini or stay in Paros for your entire vacation, we will take care of all your needs. Our charters feature modern amenities, an experienced skipper and a professional crew to take care of all your needs during your Paros vacation. Contact our charter specialist at +1(702)816-6667 to book your private charter today!