Paros is a beautiful, lesser-known island in the Cycladic group. If you’ve ever dreamt about visiting Mykonos but struggled with the price, Paros might be the answer for you. You’ll find lots to do here so don’t worry about that! There are so many authentic restaurants for you to try and you’ll never be bored with a whole host of activities on offer. If you’d like to know more about Paros, keep reading to find out why you should visit this beautiful island.
The great thing about Paros is that it has a year-round community. It doesn’t matter what time of the year you decide to visit, you’ll always have a great selection of places to eat and people to talk to. This is not always something which other islands offer as they tend to be season based.
If you’d like to stay in Paros but still get to enjoy some of the other amazing Greek islands, you’ll be able to take advantage of the transport and do some exploring! If you feel like visiting Santorini or Naxos, just take the ferry and take a day trip to see what all the hype is about. Visiting in the summer will also give you the option to travel to the other Cycladic Islands like Crete using the ferry.
What more do you want that an amazing room with a view? Paro has plenty of beautiful hotels and villas for you to stay in when you finally decide to take a trip here. The Paros Villas offered by BlueVillas sit on the rocky landscape and truly give off that Cycladic Island feel. You’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful gardens that come along with them and you’ll feel like you’re in paradise. We highly recommend taking a look at these villas to ensure that you have an amazing trip in Paros.
Paros has plenty of activities to keep you occupied when you take a trip there. If you like to indulge in some water sports, you’ll find the perfect conditions for kiteboarding or windsurfing. Make sure to take some time to check out all of the options of water sports and get involved.
If you love to go for a long walk when you’re on holiday, look no further than the island of Paros. There are beautiful walking routes on this island and you will never be bored of the amazing views. Make sure to check out the popular Byzantine path which will take you just over an hour to enjoy the sights between Lefkes to Marpissa.
If you like to try out the local cuisine when you go on holiday, you’ll love what Paros has to offer when it comes to eating out. A lot of the restaurants are located on the waterfront, so you’ll be able to enjoy the Greek cuisine with amazing views at the same time. Enjoy some traditional Greek Meze and you won’t believe all of the beautiful flavours. We also recommend taking a look at some of the streets in the town to find some of the hidden gems.
This is probably the part that you want to know about the most if you have thought about going to Paros. The good news is that the beaches here are great for relaxing as well as doing some fun activities. One of the most famous beaches in Paros is Kolymbithres which boasts some fantastic looking granite rock formations. The beaches are sandy and there is plenty of space for you to take a seat and catch some rays. If you are planning on staying near to the harbour of Naoussa, then you’ll want to visit the Santa Maria beach. This beach has some great bars and nightlife as well as plenty of water sports for you to take part in. This beach is a popular place for young people who want to have a good time. If you’d like to stay away from the crowds you can take a trip to the quiet Ambelas beach. This fishing village is a great place for you to relax and enjoy lots of space in the sun.
If you like the sound of Panos, you’ll not be disappointed when you decide to book that trip. There are so many things on offer on this island and it is a great place to go year-round. For those travellers that want to enjoy a cheaper, similar place to Mykonos, take a trip to Panos and take in the sights. Make sure to find yourself a beautiful villa to stay in as this will be sure to make your holiday even better. Try Panos now and go enjoy that sunshine!