Admittedly, it is touristy, it is not an insider tip and the beach is not deserted either. Nevertheless, or precisely because of this, this small, green oasis with a large pool and right on Plaka Beach is a great starting point to explore the island. My favorite place on Naxos at Plaka Beach:
Anyone who has ever been surfing in life knows what it's like to be addicted. After the perfect wave, after the salt on the skin and the surfer vibes. All this and much more can be found in Ericeira in the surf camp. Have you ever been surfing in Portugal?
Barcelona is the metropolis by the sea par excellence! Who does not know the Sagrada Familia or Las Ramblas. Here are my personal Barcelona travel tips for hotel, tapas, sightseeing & more ...
The exciting markets in Marrakech from 1001 nights, the flowing surf at the artist city Essaouira and last but not least just let your mind wander - you can find all of this in my Morocco travel report in autumn:
Quite inconspicuous in a small alley in the medina of Essaouira is this delicious restaurant with traditional Moroccan cuisine with French influences. The best restaurant in town - my personal Essaouira tip!
In the middle of the medina and just a stone's throw away from the famous Place Djemaa El Fna lies this detail-loving Marrakech Riad with a beautiful roof terrace!
So I imagined a nice, Greek accommodation. Very great design with great attention to detail garnished with hearty owners. A dream! We did not want to leave ...
If you do not feel like hiking for two hours to the highest peak on the island, you can take an 30 of minutes between goats, sheep and wild wine for a photo trip.
The location is really paradise! Better right on the beach of Plaka Beach. Simple, down to earth cuisine with priceless views!
My absolute favorite on Naxos is the Petrino! You sit totally cozy under wild wine in a stone house just a hundred meters from Petrino Beach. The kitchen is down-to-earth and creative with a touch of gourmet!