Going on Vacation to Paros


Paros is a modern tourist center. Is Paros suitable for a comfortable vacation? Yes, and for some reasons:

  1. Beautiful beaches and clean sea.
  2. The beautiful landscapes have a lot of beautiful rocks and bays. Although the island is stony. Trees are few; here and there grow Mediterranean firs and cacti of gigantic size and grass with meadow flowers.
  3. There are exciting places for the whole family — the Lemon Garden, the Archaeological Museum, the ruins of the temple of Poseidon, Byzantine historical monuments, and others.
  4. Many restaurants with delicious fresh seafood.
  5. Entertainment for children.
  6. Many accommodation options for families with children.
  7. Well-developed tourism infrastructure.
  8. The opportunity to try water sports.
  9. The mild Mediterranean climate: 300 days a year, the sun shines bright and warm.

The Best Beaches in Paros for Swimming With Children

Firstly, it is worth noting that most suitable places for swimming area on the eastern coast. And the beach of Kolimvitres is a beautiful place, with huge rocks.

When to Go to Paros?

The beach season in Paros starts in May, although at this time, the Aegean Sea is still relatively calm for proper bathing (no more than 20 degrees), and you will have to wade in the pool. Although at this time holiday will be cheap. Still, to make the vacation complete, we advise you to fly to Paros no earlier than June’s second half. 

It is unbearably hot in Paros, and even in the hottest months of July and August, it reaches 30 degrees, and the water reaches 26 degrees. The island is crowded with tourists during this time, especially in August, when windsurfers also come here. 

These months are the most expensive and September is warm. The weather is almost like August. Early September is a golden time to travel to Paros. The beach season ends in mid-October, so it rains and closes some hotels. The air is more relaxed. However, the cheapest tours are at this time, and you can still have a good time.

Which Resort in Paros to Choose for a Vacation?

Parikia is the island’s central city, and the ferry to the island arrives there. Parikia has pretty streets, few attractions, a long and narrow beach with a shallow entrance to the sea, and cool water, even in August. Near the beach, there are a lot of cafes and bars, where young people spend time. This town has many accommodation options, Paros luxury villas, apartments, hostels, and even a campsite. 

Naoussa — the island’s second city, is located 20 from Parikia. It looks nicer. But it is also more youthful. After midnight, life begins. There are even more Paros villas and apartments in Naoussa than on the island’s capital.

In a small bay, Aliki is a picturesque coastal village 13 km south of Parikia. There is an excellent choice of hotels and apartments in Alyki, many tavernas and fish restaurants, and a small marina for small yachts. Aliki has lovely sandy beaches (some of the best on the island), a large soccer pitch, a basketball court, a tennis court, and an excellent playground.

Krissy Akti — or Golden Beach. It is located on the northwestern coast of the island. And it’s true, and the beach is an accessible entrance to the sea. It is here that the surfing championship is held.

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