Paros & Antiparos
The first thing you notice when visiting these two precious Cycladic islands, is the stunning beauty of some of the most breathtaking bays and beaches of the Aegean Sea. From the comfort and privacy of your yacht, you will have the chance to experience it in person.
The beach of Kolimbithres, a wonderful bay sculpted into smooth shapes by the sea and the wind over time, is an example of how nature has a way of displaying some of its best creations. Kalogeros is a secluded beach carving out a beautiful bay. The clay like mud of the rock formations around it, is known for its therapeutically abilities of skin conditions. For a cinematic view, look no further than Monastiri beach, an imposing rocky bay. For more action, Pounda beach and Golden beach are amazing stretches of golden coastline with fully organised water sports activities.
Antiparos, the miniature picturesque sister island of Paros, has managed for years to stay away from the limelight of popular destinations. It is a place of rare beauty and a charming antidote from the hustle and bustle of bigger islands. This is a great chance for an idyllic, laid back time.
At the south side of the island, Agios Sostis, a secluded wonderful sandy beach, unveils its beauty in layers of virgin blue and green waters. Under the church of Faneromeni, a beach by the same name is a sheltered haven offering tranquillity and incomparable dives. Despotiko is a smaller island off Antiparos and an open air museum with ancient Greek excavations underway.
Landmarks to visit
Constructed in the 15th century and used as a watchtower for pirate and enemy attacks, the Venetian Fort of Naoussa in Paros is a must see. A special mention goes out to the splendid Frankish Castle of Parikia, the impressive Monastery of Panagia Ekatontapiliani, the Archaeological Museum of Paros, hosting findings that were brought to light during excavations in Paros and Antiparos, the Sanctuary of Asclepius, god of medicine and the Valley of the Butterflies, a lush green landscape filled with Jersey Tiger Moths during summer.
Kolimbithres | Kalogeros | Monastery | Pounda
Agios Sostis | Faneromeni | Despotiko island
Stou Fred | Statheros | Yemeni | Barbarosa
Samano | Kalokeri | Captain Pipinos
Archaeological Museum | Byzantine Museum of Parikia
Naoussa Byzantine Museum | Sculpture Museum
Folklore Art Museum | Sanctuary of Asclepius
Valley of the Butterflies