Agia Anna in Naxos: The lovely village of Agia Anna is located 7 km south of Chora, the capital of Naxos. This is a small fishing village with traditional Cycladic style. The busiest spot of Agia Anna is certainly the small port, where fishing boats and yachts moor in summer. This port is lined up with delicious seaside taverns and cafeterias.
Just next to the port starts a large sandy beach with crystal water. Part of this beach is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Agia Anna is a convenient and calm place to stay in Naxos. It is frequently connected by bus to Naxos Town and other beaches of the western side of the island.
The island of Naxos is full of surprises and amazing places that you will want to visit during your stay. But there are also some spots that can be seen only by boat that you don`t want to miss. This full-day cruise over the south coastline of Naxos will give you a different perspective on the island and the chance to create lifetime memories. Gather your family and friends, put on the swimsuit and take the camera with you!
The traditional wooden boat will depart from Agia Anna Port in the morning and for the next seven hours, will take you to the most amazing places. It will be a day full of activities and fun. The captain will make some swimming stops at Aliko, Rina and Kalados. Don`t forget your snorkeling gear because these are the perfect places to observe the underwater life. At Aliko you can also admire the sandy beach bordered by the cedar trees while Rina will offer you a unique wild landscape. Here, the image will be completed by the traditional Greek lunch cooked and served on the boat along with unlimited soft drinks, water or house wine. The final stop will be at Pyrgaki Beach and after this the boat will return.
There are many different ways to get to Agia Anna village from any location on the island. Airport to Agia Anna village: 4 km / 2.4 miles | Port to Agia Anna village: 7 km / 4.3 miles | Chora to Agia Anna village: 7 km / 4.3 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Naxos transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 22850 25835, 0030 22850 24829 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Naxos with as little as 15 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Agia Anna village and many other places of interest in Naxos at their own pace.
Public transfers: The central bus station of the island is located at the port of Naxos. There are several buses during the day from Chora to Agia Anna village. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here. From Naxos airport to Agia Anna village: Note that there is no bus station at the airport and the best option is to book a car or a transfer. If you still want to use the public bus, after exiting the airport buildings, follow the road to the left, the bus station (Naxos Camp) is located 500 meters away. From Naxos Camp, visitors can take the bus route Plaka - Agia Anna > Chora (approximately every 30 minutes during summer) to Naxos central station. From there, visitors should take a bus to reach Agia Anna village. From Naxos port to Agia Anna village: The bus station is located at the port of Naxos. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Naxos should take a bus to reach Agia Anna village. Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.