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Santa Maria Beach

Northeastern end of the island, Greece
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Ranked #10 of 33 Attractions in Paros
Type: Beaches
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Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This beach is disgusting. It is like standing in a giant ash tray. There are cigarette butts and other rubbish everywhere you look. The chairs are of poor quality and, well, there's just not much more to say than to stay away. Gross. Disgusting. Nasty.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We could have been in the Caribbean - beautiful clear water with near white sand - and the music in the beach bar was good but that was about it. The staff were miserable, food selection bad and availability of that food even worse... The umbrellas were small so if you are not a sun worshipper (or have a small... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice chill out music, great beach with crystal but cold waters!!!! The prices are ok but the service is awful!! The sun beds cost 3,5 euro but you can enjoy the sun, the beach and a fresh juice in the bar tables with no extra charge... People is cool and over 25(!!!) I enjoyed it....

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We got to this beach at 9am and we were literally one of two families on the beach. It was very quiet until about 11 and then the crowds started coming. We stayed all day and it was fine; however what we are going to do next time is go to the beach early but leave after lunch to go... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had a lovely few hours there-nice view and spent some time relaxing in the bar there drinking cold beer and listening to the good music. Worth the drive

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This is the place to be if you want to have a good swim listen to good music and why not have a good lunch.Nearly every day there's a party at the bar!

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Athens, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice sandy long beach with activities, beach bar and great water with sand at the bottom which is getting deep slowly.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The moment we set foot on Santa Maria beach,we immediately forgot the bus trip from Parikia via Naoussa (with about half an hour of waiting in between). Santa Maria offers 2-3 well hidden little bays to choose from. The water is crystal clear and the sand golden and light. A set of two sunchairs and umbrella cost €10 and there... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

white sand, cristal waters, great music, easy to access... Just the best in Paros :) We had an amazing day there

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NYC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When you are surrounded by so many beautiful traditional beaches, you really should not waste any time stopping at Santa Maria beach. Unless you have children who need to occupy their times with floats, and you feel the need to have mixed drinks in your lounge chair - it it not a necessary stop on your trip. best part about... More

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