Get to know Paros

Your choice of Paros island as a destination for summer holidays will compensate you to the maximum as the Island is listed amongst the most popular islands of the Cyclades. Nestled in the heart of Aegean Sea, with white & blue houses, paved streets, Byzantine footpaths and scenery of indescribable beauty, Paros is the supreme choice for young people, couples and families. The island offers a combination of tradition, with villages such as Naoussa, Parikia and Lefkes, fabulous beaches with crystal clear waters, golden sand and exciting day and nightlife with many beach bars, nightclubs and restaurants.

Although the Island stands out for its well know beaches such as Golden Beach, in which Amaryllis Beach Hotel is situated, Kolymbithres and Santa Maria where visitors can spend their time, the favored location of Paros in the Aegean sea gives visitors easy access to the rest Islands of Cyclades. Mykonos, Naxos and Santorini can easily become your choices for Island hopping in the Aegean after your visit to Paros, while if you wish for a day trip, Antiparos constitutes of a great choice.

Give in to Water sports

The South-Eastern side of the Island offers the visitors one of the most appealing beaches, which is no other than Chryssi Akti. As indicated by its name, which means Golden Beach, the place is characterized by its exotic waters and golden sand, and it is awarded with a blue flag every year. The blue flag itself signifies the cleanliness and safety of the beach. The beach spreads from Parikia to the village of Drios, and is particularly famous for its water sports like Diving, Wind Surf and Kite Surf in Paros. Visiting Paros you should not miss trying at least one kind of water sports as the sense of freedom and excitement that come along, will make your holidays unforgettable. For the seasoned surfers, Golden Beach is one of the best options for surfing or kite surfing as the famous winds of the Cyclades find a great spot in Golden Beach just in front of Amaryllis Beach Hotel.

Special insights

• Getting to Paros: You can reach the Island by airplane, straight from the airports of Athens and Thessaloniki to the brand new Paros Airport or by ferries connected to Piraeus, Lavrio, Rafina and other places of Cyclades. Alternatively, you can fly to Mykonos or Santorini airports and catch a short ferry to reach the island of Paros

• Transportation: The choices to make your transportation easy and avoid any discomfort are many. Choose the local buses or taxes, rent a car or motorbike and explore all special places of Paros. To discover remote beaches we suggest renting a small boat and see the island from a different angle.

• Points of interest:
Panagia Ekatontopiliani
Punda Beach
Dryos Village
Santa Maria Beach
Kolympithres Beach

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• Distances from Amaryllis
Beach: 0 m.
Nearest port: Piso Livadi 5km.
Nearest Village: Drios 500m.
Main port: Parikia 22km.
Bus Station: Golden Beach 50m.
Nearest Town: Naoussa 15km.