Activities at Naxos: Organize your vacations!
Windsurf and kite surf
Naxos location at the center of the Aegean Sea as well as its morphology makes it one of the most famous and
ideal places in the world for the fans of windsurfing and kite surfing. The averaged wind during the summer
5 beauforts so either you are a beginner or a professional, the beaches of Naxos will give you endless
moments of pleasure over the waves of the Aegean.
Choose the beach of Agios Georgios and Amitis for the
north winds and the beach of Agiasos for the south ones. Take your first steps in windsurfing in the
calm and shallow waters of laguna (lagoon), or choose Mikri Vigla if you are more experienced.
You will find there all the fans of windsurfing and kite surfing trying to harness the “Meltemi”,
a north stream really common on the Greek seas. In the beaches of Agios Georgios, Plaka and Mikri
Vigla you will find organized schools that will help you on your fist steps.
One of the best ways to see and admire the attractiveness of the traditional villages and the Venetian
towers of Naxos is to follow the organized paths that guide you from every point of the island to
another. We would recommend you to try the route from Apeiranthos to the sea and the beach of
Moutsounas, through the old emery mines of the island.
The highest mountain of the Cyclades complex is located in Naxos, the famous mountain Za, which was named
after the father of the Gods Zeus. With 1.002 m. altitude, it constitutes the ideal destination for the
climbing fans. On the way to the top you will find the Za cave which was used by the ancient Greeks
to honor Zeus.
Another ideal way to enjoy the unique magnificence of the island is biking. For the beginners we recommend
the route towards the coastline at Agia Anna beach while the route from Sangri to Agiasou is a challenge
even for the more experienced ones, however the outstanding scenery of the ride will totally reward you.
The seabed around Naxos has plenty unrevealed secrets that someone can admire and it is suitable for diving
for both beginners and professionals divers. Discover the shipwreck “Marianna”, the wreck of the British
fighter plane “Baufighter” and the impressive seabed at the big Glaronisi. In Naxos you will find a lot
of diving schools with professional trainers and all the modern equipment ready to guide you at your