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Address: Northeastern end of the island, Greece
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Beach day

Beautiful sand. Not very crowded; very scenic! Enjoyed it a lot! Next time, we plan to get there earlier as it is so peaceful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 23, 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

As we where staying at Naoussa? Paros.The locals told us we had to go to Santa Maria Beach.Its the best, beautiful, they said, you have to go. We went by bus and asked the bus driver to tell us when it was our stop. Santa Maria Beach he said, so we got off, walked through a small car park on... More 

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San Francisco, California
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This beach is a favorite of a local friend, so we hopped the bus out there and just loved it. European beaches are quite different than US beaches - beach chairs and umbrellas set up in neat lines...but we quite enjoyed it....and we also loved the restaurant/bar that was there ...they brought us food/drinks to our chaises. Guilty pleasure. The... More 

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Virginia Beach
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sand. Not very crowded; very scenic! Enjoyed it a lot! Next time, we plan to get there earlier as it is so peaceful.

Thank VBhiker
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We took a bus to get here and it is a long open beach. It was a bit windy but still a beautiful day. We even managed to do some snorkeling and the water was crystal clear and warm. Do try to visit you won't be disappointed.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A great beach but crammed full of umbrellas and sun-beds for hire. Obviously protection is essential from the sun, but it would have been nice to see some open sand area! The sea extends a long way out before one gets out of depth. No designated car parking areas marked, but a couple of good restaurants close by. Only a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Nice beach, poor facilities. The worst lunch we have had in one week in the islands. The fried seafood all well done to the point of burnt and fat. The showers are about 100m away from the beach and there are no changing cabins.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The beach is big enough for crowded type of beaches with decent spaces between the beds. There area one sea weeds by the shore though. Prices of beds were very reasonable 3 Eur per bed. There are water sports activities around there.

Thank Rashroush
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

On the second day we upgraded by 2 € to the centre lounge group. Great water and lovely view to Naxsos. Lounges and umbrellas in lovely setting.No beach music- lovely just lapping water. Beach service was great.

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Province of Terni, Italy
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101 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

For those who knew, attended and swam in the small bay of Santa Maria, it was a rude awakening come back to this beach and see that it is no longer accessible. winding paths were built to discourage those who do not stay in hotels that were built in the hinterland. The concrete spares no corner of nature. Vanished beauty... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

If you are a teenager looking for fun loud music and flirting go here but we prefer something more authentic and not to get a headache of the music. If you like the more authentic beaches with some calm atmosphere and good tavernas go to kolymbithres, ampelas or parasporos. The fish tavern behind the camping in santa maria offers great... More 

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