Naxos is the perfect place for action. It is surfers' paradise, ideal for adventure, for getting close to nature or just relax.
Naxos is full of dozens of dirt roads and trades and small, asphalted roads that offer unique routes for cycling enthuasiasts. The coastal area on the southwestern coast stretching from Agia Anna to Kastraki is an excellent choice. The more adventurous cyclist can try the route from Sagri to the bay of Agiassos. The mountainous part of Naxos offers beautiful routes forthose who wish to test their cycling abilities.
Diving in Agios Prokopios
Make it real, in the crystal clear waters of Agios Prokopios! Grab the opportunity to become a scuba diver and dive into a great adventure. The diving center in Agios Prokopios provides an underwater tour to special spots for unforgettable plunges such as:
The “Broken Ship”, the wreck of cargo ship “Marianna” which sunk in 1982 at the duration of a severe storm.
The “Wooden Seaplane”, the remains of a World War I aircraft Arado.
The “Lost Beaufighter”, a British bomber aircraft which sunk during World Word II.
The “Mermaids Cave”, an ancient concealed and underground cavern at Padieronissi islet.
A variety of magical reef dives.
Horse Riding in Agios Prokopios
Holiday on horseback offers the opportunity for an exciting adventure and the chance to get to parts of Naxos Island tha you normally wouldn't see. Horseback riding holidays bring you closer to nature. Birikos Resort recommends to visit the exotic white sand virgin beaches, Oskelos hills, chapels and monasteries. Click here for more information about Horse Riding throughout Naxos.
People who love to explore will find Naxos a paradise! There are dozens of paths spread all over the island which lead to undiscovered areas, orchards, abandoned areas and historical monuments. We would like to suggest some routes but also believe you will discover some more by yourselves.
Water fun park in Agios Prokopios
Starting at 9 in the morning up to 19:00 in the evening. A great place to have fun with your children.
It's hard to think of anything that could be run better and this attractive budget property. The owners welcome guests with open arms to their beautifully landscaped hotel which includes a range of different accommodations. Next door is a grocery and there’s also a laundry and many restaurants in the vicinity. The pool is kept spotlessly clean and will be a real crowd pleaser for families...
I think this is without doubt the best place to stay in Naxos for families - we had a deluxe apartment which was great value - short walk to the beach and also a further 5 minute walk to Agia Anna - one of our favourite beaches in the cyclades! Family who own the hotel are delightful with 2 small children of their own. Our 3 year old loved them and was constantly playing with them round the lovely gardens. Pool was fantastic too - and a lovely temperature despite it being May...
A lovely family run holiday set up. Close to beach, shops and restaurants, all within a 5 minute walk. The apartment we stayed in was clean, air conditioned and had two balconies front and rear so you could follow the sun all day if you wished. What made it for us was the very friendly family, who run the complex. The were very good hosts and were always available to help with anything we required...