The Monastery is one of the most famous beaches of Paros. It is located on the cape opposite Naoussa, in a particular part of the island, one of the northern parts of Paros. Monastiri beach facing the Gulf of Naoussa is 12 km from Parikia, the capital of Paros and 7 km from Naoussa.
The beach got its name from the Monastery of Agios Ioannis Detis that dominates the top. The beach is located at the entrance of the Environmental Park of Paros.
Monastiri beach consists of sand and is very well organized. On the beach you will find umbrellas and sunbeds for rent, Beach Bar with finger food and excellent cocktails and a water sports centre with facilities that float and offer many options. Water skiing, banana, water bike are some of them. Many beach visitors also use the beach volleyball court.
The Monastery is famous mainly among the youth and is one of Paros’ cosmopolitan beaches, busy during the summer months. However, the beach is also suitable for children, because the water is shallow for several meters.
In the northern part of the Monastery, there are rocks which challenge the lovers of the mask. So if you are one of them, take the necessary equipment with you.
Many boats anchor in the Monastery as it is located in a bay, the beach is very well protected from the north winds and never has waves. It also has a restaurant with excellent food flavours, which musk in summer.
Access to the beach is either by transport, and you will find ample parking or one of the traditional boats that run regularly from the port of Naoussa.