Monasti beach Paros is one of the most beautiful Paros beaches. It's located in Naoussa Bay 8 km away from Naoussa village and 13 km away from Parikia, the capital of Paros. The location of Monastiri beach is unique. On the nortwest entrance of the bay, there is a small cape, Paros Park, and all its area is protected. You will find Monastiri beach Paros right at the start of cape area.
The beach was named Monastiri (monastiri = monastery) because of the monastery of St. John Detis, located just before it.
The area of Monastiri beach Paros is quite impressive. It's located in a small bay surrounded by impressive steep rock cliffs. The terrain of the beach consists of thick sand. The water here is crystal clear and shines, giving you the impression that there are diamonds on the bottom of the sea.
You can visit it with your children, as it is safe for them. The water is getting deep very gradually and there are no waves here, because the beach is well protected in the small bay.
Monastiri beach Paros is organized and there are sunbeds and umbrellas, as well as beach bar. Because of its small size, it can get crowded, especially during the high season months. If you will not find an umbrella, you can you the trees for protection from the sun. There is also a water sport center, offering few extreme choices in case you get bored.
If you have a mask and flippers, you should take them with you, as the rocks in both sides of the beach offer interesting underwater environment.
There are two ways to get to Monastiri beach Paros. Using the road that performs semicircle of Naoussa Bay and passing Kolymbithres beach or by boat, from Naoussa village. The second way is more exciting because you will be on a traditional fishing boat called caique, modified to transport the visitors of Paros.
There are few taverns on the main road near the beach, just above Kolymbithres. You can enjoy your lunch with Naoussa Bay for a view.