In the centre of the Aegean Sea there is a cluster of 24 islands which the ancient Greeks named Cyclades, after the circle that surrounds the holy island of Delos, a place of adoration of the ancient greek god Apollon.
Paros is one of the most popular islands of Cyclades and one of the most picturesque islands of the complex, which maintains its unique Cycladic beauty unchanged and at the same time offers its guests a vast variety of activities. It is located west of Naxos and east of Antiparos, in the centre of sea routes through the Aegean, about 90 nautical miles from Piraeus.
The moment you arrive in Paros, you will find yourself near the island's most treasured monument, the Church of Ekatontapiliani (Our Lady of the Hundred Gates) a must see during your stay on Paros Island. Other sights to visit in Paroikia are the Frankish Castle, the Sanctuary of Asklipios, the Delion Sanctuary, the Ancient Cemetery, the Archaeological Museum and the lovely churches.
Among other attractions is the beautiful butterfly valley of Psychopiana, which is an area of rare natural beauty, the Ancient Marble Quarry in Marathi , the traditional village of Lefkes built on the slope of a mountain and of course Naoussa, with its picturesque fishing port and vivid night life.
You can also spend a day to discover the magnificent island of Antiparos, with a stalagmite-stalactite cave and golden sand beaches.
Paros is blessed with many beaches offering golden sand and various settings
Superb popular beaches such as Kolympithres, Monastiri, Santa Maria, Molos, Golden Beach, Farangas and Aghia Irini attract the island visitors, but also smaller quieter spots are ready to be discovered by those who wish quiet and simplicity.
Saint George Hotel is located on the New Golden Beach (Tserdakia) continuously awarded with blue flag, well known for its crystal waters and golden sand. The hotel offers sun beds and umbrellas in front of its premises for the hotel guests who like to lay back and experience lazy sunbathing and swimming.
The spectacular beach of Nea Chryssi Akti (Tserdakia) where Saint George Hotel is located is very well organized with windsurfing and scuba diving clubs and schools next to the hotel.
Apart from the wind surf and scuba diving available in New Golden Beach, kite surf, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubes, flying fish and other water sports are available at the beaches of Paros.
All around the island there are numerous restaurants and cafes. Evening entertainment in Paros is provided by a remarkable number of restaurants, bars and clubs. The pioneer of the night entertainment on the island is Naoussa a quaint but very cosmopolitan fish village which offers vivid and popular night life attracting lots of visitors.