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Holidays to Naxos

A Beautiful Greek Island Resort to Enjoy

Portara gate, Naxos island, Greece

Naxos - A Spectacular Greek Island

Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades group situated in the Aegean Sea and is one of the most popular destinations for anyone looking for a relaxing Greek holiday. Naxos holidays are ideal for anyone hoping to explore one of the most culture filled break especially those travelling on a budget. The island has a domestic airport located just 3km from the Naxos capital ensuring a quick transfer time to your chosen Naxos hotel. The island is one of the most beautiful destinations in Greece with scenic beaches and spectacular countryside to explore. The accommodation on the island is varied with hotels, apartments and even Naxos villas to choose from.

The island of Nixos is ideal for budget travellers with a wide range of board packages on offer, the hotels tend to range from 2-4 star quality with something to suit all tastes. Naxos offers a wide range of sightseeing opportunities including churches, monasteries and museums to discover during your stay. Active travellers will appreciate the amount of sports and leisure facilities on the island, perfect for enjoying in the hot Greek sunshine.

Naxos holidays truly offer something for everyone with something to suit all tastes and budgets, with cheap Naxos holiday deals available right now it is a fantastic time to experience just what this beautiful island has to offer.

Naxos - Sightseeing and Activities

Naxos has a wide range of great attractions to explore during your stay. The main focus of the island is the stunning beaches with plenty of golden sand and turquoise waters to enjoy. Those looking for an exhilarating thrill will appreciate the amount of water sports available including parasailing, scuba diving, wind surfing and even rides on inflatable bananas! Holidays in Naxos are also ideal for history lovers with plenty of sightseeing tours available on the island. Each of the resorts within the island offers their own variety of culture and history including archaeological museums, galleries, churches and traditional villages. One of the most popular activities to enjoy during a holiday to Naxos is a horse and carriage ride around the seafront in Naxos town. Boat trips to nearby islands are also enjoyable especially to the neighbouring islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Shopping on the island is diverse with plenty of souvenir shops, clothing stores and craft markets around the town area. For even more shopping facilities there are water taxis over to the nearby islands around the area. Public transport is both regular and convenient with buses and taxis to take you around the island.

Naxos - Nightlife and Cuisine

Naxos holidays are perfect for anyone hoping to sample some of the most delicious Greek cuisine. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes and tavernas around the island that offer some of the best local foods, typical Greek cuisine is simple, fresh and very tasty with lots of local ingredients and mouth-watering flavours. Those looking to try a wide range of Greek dishes will appreciate the many Meze restaurants around the island; Meze is the Greek equivalent to Spanish tapas with lots of bite-sized portions of local delicacies. Those looking for more familiar tastes will appreciate the amount of international restaurants and fast food eateries around the main tourist areas including British, Italian and Spanish cuisines. The nightlife in the island is fairly lively, perfect for those looking to let their hair down during holidays in Naxos. There are plenty of bars and nightclubs to enjoy, along with great entertainment packages available in the larger Naxos hotels. Many people choose to head to the beach front as the sun sets to enjoy a glass of local wine whilst taking in the spectacular scenery, a fantastic way to end a day in Naxos.

Naxos - Weather and Climate

Naxos has a typical Mediterranean climate with long, dry summers and mild winters. The most popular time to enjoy holidays in Naxos is during the peak summer season with July and August being the busiest months on the island. During the peak season the temperatures often reach highs of 30°C with hardly any rainfall. Even the evenings are warm with temperatures dropping to 22°C during the summer. Visitors can expect to enjoy an average of 12 hours sunshine per day during the busy summer season. Water temperatures remain consistent throughout the year, offering warm temperatures for any water sport enthusiasts visiting the island.

Where is Naxos?

Take a look at this map of Naxos before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Naxos

Naxos Resort Guides

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