Naxos Island (text by http://www.naxos-island.biz) is the largest and most fertile of the Cyclades. Due to its important agricultural production, it was one of the latest to open itself to tourism. For that reason, it has kept its authentic beauty which attracts every year more and more visitors. Naxos has a great variety of things to offer to the visitor: impressive mountainous landscapes with many isolated traditional villages, some of Europe’s most beautiful golden sandy beaches, a charming capital with its Venetian quarter, picturesque fishing villages, many Byzantine churches, ruins, active night life...
The island is situated in the middle of the Aegean Sea and offers perfect wind conditions for windsurfing and kite surfing.
Many famous beaches are exposed to the Meltemi like the beach of Mikri Vigla, Orkos, Plaka or Agios Prokopos which are considered as real windsurfing mecque.
Naxos is world famous for its endless golden sandy beaches with crystal waters situated in the western coast.
Some of these beaches has kept their natural beauty and are considered as some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe: Agios Prokopios, Orkos or Plaka.