Chrysi Akti is one of the best beaches in Paros. It is located on the island’s southeastern coast, 20 km from Parikia and 16 km from cosmopolitan Naoussa. This famous beach got its name from the colour of the sand, which is like gold dust.

Chrysi Akti beach in Paros is known to windsurfing lovers worldwide. The appropriate wind conditions created on the beach during the summer months (and not only) attract professionals and amateurs from all over the world. Chrysi Akti beach has been hosting the Windsurfing World Cup for years.

The beach is very well organized, with umbrellas and sunbeds for rent, beach bars, restaurants and water sports centres with the best options. The waters are crystal clear.

Access to Chrysi Akti is easy as there are frequent bus services to the beach from Parikia and Naoussa. There is also ample parking if you use your own means of transport.

Nea Chrysi Akti (Tserdakia)

The beach of Nea Chrysi Akti (Tserdakia) in Paros, raises the excitement in the red, to the lovers of water sports as it is the area where the winds have been recorded with the most incredible intensity and duration. In combination with the waves of the sea, the direction of the wind creates excellent conditions for jumping.

Superb sandy beach marked with a blue flag, Nea Chrysi Akti beach is known worldwide as one of the most ideal beaches in the Mediterranean for water sports and especially for wind-surfing. In the early ’90s, the New Gold Coast in Paros was established as a perfect place to hold the annual world wind-surfing championship.