Xifara Beach is one of the most tranquil beaches in Paros. The sandy coastline attracts many visitors each year thanks to its crystal-clear waters and serene surroundings, providing the perfect setting for swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing with your family or friends. Located just 3 km from Naoussa, it is definitely worth a stop.


In this article, we will explore many interesting facts about Xifara Beach, how to get there, and how you can spend your day at this hidden gem of the island.

Where is Xifara Beach located?

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Xifara Beach is situated on the east side of Naoussa, just 3 km away. You’ll encounter this beach on the route to Santa Maria. Less crowded, unorganized, and often overlooked by many tourists, it is an ideal location if you seek a relaxing day at the beach. The beautiful pebbles set the scene for photos that will capture the hearts of your followers on social media.

How to get to Xifara Beach in Paros?

You can easily reach Xifara Beach in Paros by taking a bus from Naoussa to Santa Maria. However, during the peak season, which is in July and August, the buses tend to be crowded, and you may struggle to find a seat. Alternatively, you can walk from Naoussa, as it is a distance of 3 km. However, be prepared for a walk of more than 30 minutes under the heat and the sun.


Another option you have is to rent a car and explore the wider area. It’s an affordable choice and gives you the chance to easily explore the entire island of Paros at your own pace. This way, you can also go beach hopping and uncover all the secrets of Paros.

What can you do in Xifara beach?

Xifara Beach is unorganized. If you want to be close to nature, away from the crowds, it is the ideal place for you. Here, you can relax, read your book on the coast, swim, or even do some kite-surfing or some horse riding. Since the beach is quite long, it’s perfect for spending quality time with your children and family, away from the bustling life of Paros. And if you get hungry, feel free to try some of the local Greek cuisine and infamous Greek wine at the nearby tavernas.


This beach is the perfect place to experience the calming and peaceful side of the island. The wide area of Xifara offers many accommodation options, such as hotels or guest rooms. Alternatively, you can choose accommodation in Naoussa and be in the heart of life in Paros, giving you the best of both worlds.

What to do nearby

Close to Xifara is Naoussa and 13 km away is Parikia, two of the most famous villages of Paros. You can spend your days at the beach while also enjoying the hustle and bustle this island has to offer.


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