One of the most famous beaches in Paros is Pounda beach. If you haven’t visited yet, then you should definitely do. Pounda is one of the most popular destinations for swimming in Paros. The beach offers many activities such as kitesurfing or windsurfing and it’s highly recommended for families. You don’t have to worry about how to get there since there are many ways to do it. You can rent a car from our local rent-a-car store or any other vehicle you like. Explore this new 2024 local guide, and learn more about Pounda beach in Paros.


A few words about Pounda


Pounda beach is a gem located near the traditional village of Marpissa. The village is known for its graphic narrow streets and white-washed houses. If you have some time to spend, you can have your chance to visit and see the traditional architecture, and the local churches or have a nice signature meal at the tavernas nearby. You will also have the chance to learn more about the local history and significant events there. 


Pounda’s beach location and how to get there

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Pounda beach is only 7 km far south of Parikia, the capital of Paros. You can quickly get there by renting a car or any other vehicle, like scooters. You can choose your car of preference by visiting our Paros rentals website or coming to our store. You can take the main road by driving and reach the Pounda port. From there you will follow the signs and you will be at the beach in no time. There are many parking spots, so you don’t have to worry about where to park. 


Pounda beach features


Pounda beach is covered with golden sand and surrounded by crystal clear waters, as well as tall palm trees. The place seems like an exotic heaven placed on earth. You can enjoy your day in the sun, and get a nice suntan. If you don’t want to get burned, you can relax under the palm trees. You will also enjoy an incredible view of the nearby island of Antiparos. Plus, if you want you can get access to the island of Antiparos, by taking a small boat from Pounda beach. 


Activities at Pounda beach


If there is one thing for sure, it is the fact that you won’t get bored at Pounda beach. Whether you just want to relax or either to be active, there are many things to do that will satisfy your needs. The beach is famous for the kitesurfing or windsurfing activities that you can participate in too. Many schools nearby offer lessons to beginners. The instructors will help you get started and through the process of learning. Also, there are some rentals for renting equipment, if you already are experienced.  


If you are not into extreme sports, you can relax and enjoy a paddleboard or kayak, while exploring the calm and clear waters. 


Where to eat at Pounda beach

where to eat at pounda beach

There are several local restaurants and beach bars around the beach that serve food and beverages. You can pack your own lunch if you want and take it with you to the beach. Although, we highly recommend tasting and discovering the amazing local cuisine and the traditional recipes. 


If you are looking for a nice getaway, Pounda beach in Paros is the perfect place to go to. Rent a car from Chaniotis Paros Rentals and start exploring the magnificent Pounda beach or take a trip around the island. 


Also see: All about Limnes Beach in Paros


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