The lovely sandy beach of Marangas is situated almost at the middle of the western coast of the island, at the northern edge of an open cove. The beach is found some 7-8 kilometers southern to the town of Naxos (Chora), between the popular beaches of Aghia Anna and Plaka.
Accommodation and food and drink facilities are available in the neighboring summer resorts.
The beach is very nice, almost intact from human activities and well protected from the “meltemia” (the northern summer winds). You will enjoy swimming in an excellent sea and while sunbathing you will have a fascinating view of the island of Paros across.
In case of emergence you should return to the town of Naxos, 8 kilometers northern to the beach.
Access from Chora is easy by rented or private car and motorbikes. As the distance is quite short, the taxi is also a good alternative.
The long sandy beach of Plaka is an impressive one, both for it size and for the beauty of the landscape. It is situated at the middle of the western coast of the island, within an open cove, some 10 kilometers southern to the town of Naxos (Chora).
The settlement surrounding the beach offers many alternatives for accommodation and food and drink.
The beach is excellent, left almost intact from human intervention, with transparent clean sea and a nice view of the neighboring island of Paros. The beach is well protected from the “meltemia” (the northern summer winds). All these pros, along with the facilities offered to the swimmers, make this beach one of the most popular of Naxos. Natural shade from the cedar trees is also available at spots and after August you may also find sand flowers.
In case of emergence you should address to the corresponding services of the town of Naxos, some 10 kilometers northern to the beach.
Access from Chora, from the port and the airport is easy, by rented or private car and motorbikes. As the distance is not very long, the taxi is also a good and affordable choice.