Chrissi Akti beach in Paros island .. known for windsurfing
Chrissi Akti (Golden Beach) is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches on the island. It is the largest beach in Paros and has been awarded with a Blue Flag. The beach is well organized and ensures to bathers all the comforts throughout the day. The beach is "paved" with fine sand and is approximately 1 km in extent.
Apart from the endless swimming in its clear waters and sunbathing, the beach is suitable for water sports, the windsurfing is the most famous, while there is also a diving school.
Also, it has beach-volley field, sailing events and championships of kitesurfing.
The infrastructure is excellent because, among other things, you will find many restaurants, beach bars and several hotel complexes and rental accommodation.
Access to Chrissi Athi beach is easy and convenient through the existing road network and the distance from Parikia, the town of Paros island, is approximately 20 km
For your stay in Paros, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Parikia, as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
The best way to explore the island is to have your own vehicle.
There is often public transportation for the most beaches and areas of the island.
By ship. There is an everyday connection with the port of Piraeus. Trip duration is 4h and 30m. Also the island is accessible from the ports of Crete, Thessaloniki, Siros, Sifnos, Kos, Rhodes, Ikaria, Samos and Tinos.
There is an everyday connection with fast ferries with the port of Piraeus. Trip duration 3hours.
There are many daily excursions by boats or small ships for the beaches of Paros and mainly for Antiparos that is in a small distance from Paros.
There are daily flights from the airport of Athens.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.