Paros Park is a 800.000m² (200 acres) protected peninsula of natural and historical interest, offering various environmental & cultural activities such as: a long network walking trails, an open-air theatre and cinema, various beaches, historical sites (a 100-year old lighthouse, a medieval monastery), a museum, a beach bar/restaurant and a water ski school. Every summer, it runs an Arts Festival with various concerts and shows. The restaurant area is also available for social events hosting.
+30 22840 53573 | Naoussa,Ai Yiannis Detis (Monastiri)
A Retreat and Meditation Center dedicated to the practice of awareness, self-development and well being: daily activities (yoga, meditation, tai-chi etc), massages, workshops and a long-stay program. The Center also runs an original Bar-Restaurant, with the very best of Asian Cuisine, and a lounge Café, with free internet access, live music events and an outstanding view.
+30 22840 28882 | Near Naoussa, in the countryside of Ambelas
Yoga classes with Sasy and summer retreats at Okreblue: a unique space on Paros set in a natural area by the beach with 2 outdoor yoga halls, a Healthy Meal restaurant and eco-friendly apartments. All-inclusive Yoga Holiday Packages offered. Yoga classes are offered March through November.
+30 22840 53249 | +30 6981 014300 (Sasy) & 6937 008677 (Angelos) | Santa Maria, Filizi Beach
Daily trips to southern Naxos & Koufonisia Islands or Delos, on a traditional wooden boat or sailing boat for adults & kids. Spend a whole day in the sea with frequent stops for swimming & snorkeling in places only reached by boat - lunch on board, wine & fruit. The 2 boats are available for private trips with custom-made routes.
+30 6972 714951 | Pisso Livadi, Marina & Parikia, Port
Octopus Sea Trips offers adventure holidays and educational activity programmes for children, families, groups and individual guests: snorkel diving, educational boat trips (archaeology, sea discovery). Unaccompanied children and teenagers may join the activities. Special programmes for schools & colleges.
+30 22840 43347 | +30 6932 757123 | Golden Beach
Enjoy the underwater world in a relaxing way! Guided dives and snorkelling in small groups with high professional standards and respect to the environment. Introductory experiences and all PADI courses in many languages.
Well-trained center for the special PADI diving courses for children (8-15 years old).
+30 22840 91008 | +30 6975 923156 | Aliki, Seafront street
Operating since 1990, Kokou offers horse riding for children & adults and organized horseback tours in the countryside for experts & beginners. Recommended by major travel guides. Transport available from Naoussa.
+30 22840 51818 | +30 6944 174998 | Ambelas
Horse riding activities for children and adults- lessons and trail rides. Also offers horse training, sales and trade and boarding facilities.
Families are welcome to visit Thanassis' place, get close to the animals (cows, sheep etc.) and experience farm life in a small village by the sea.
+30 22840 53403 | +30 6998 413813 | Ambelas
An interesting study abroad program justified by the abundance of sites with archaeological and natural interest in the Aegean Sea; courses in Archaeology, Marine Archaeology, Marine Biology, Environmental Studies, Nautical Studies, Scuba Diving Instruction.
+30 22840 43347 | +30 6932 289649 | Golden Beach
A well-qualified & professional diving center, offering PADI Certification in Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Adventure Diver & more. Individual dives include cave, modern & ancient wreck diving. Also underwater archaeology & marine biology courses available for students and groups.
+30 22840 43347 | +30 6932 289649, 6932 757123 | Golden Beach
A non-profit organization which treats and rehabilitates wild birds and mammals. Also active in protecting natural wildlife habitats and in encouraging the protection of the fauna. Member of the European Wildlife Rehabilitation Association. The centre is in need of volunteers all year round and offers accommodation.
+30 22840 22931 | +30 6944 741616 | Kamares
Kourseva is a Solidarity & Exchange Economy Network operating in Paros and Antiparos.
+30 6936 842488, +30 6997 116894 | N/A
Sailing cruises in the Greek Islands onboard self-owned Pahi 53' catamarans. Archipel Club, established in 1962, is based on Paros and offers 2 formulas: cabin charter, for couples or singles, and Catamaran Charters with or without skipper, for groups of up to 8 persons with custom-made cruises. Departures from Paros, Athens or other ports on request.
+30 22840 22874 | +30 6932 632721 | N/A
Paros Animal Welfare Society has been active on Paros Island since 1995 and became an official body in 1999. It remains the only organization involved with the welfare of animals under human care. PAWS aims to rehome unwanted dogs and help neighborhoods manage their stray cat communities. It also monitors and reports any animal abuse and recommends good practices.
+30 6975 060927 | Tripiti
Fresh, hand-picked and brought to your door: herbs, wild weeds, wild fruits, capers, pickled vegetables, edible bulbs and anything else offered at the nature of Paros. Mr. Christos walks the mountains and the plains of island, picks its edible gifts, washes them and delivers or sends them to you - ready to eat!
+30 22840 23026 | N/A
To the Garden is an ecological project designed and built upon applied principles of Permaculture and Sustainability. It offers a series of internships and workshops in a number of arts, crafts and practical skills and also provides idyllic retreat facilities for the Creative Artist, Writer or Scholar.
+30 22840 91524 | +30 6937 300243 | Aliki & Ageria, Kavaleto
Paros Hikes offers guided walking and hiking tours on a weekly basis, aiming to offer a genuine experience of Paros & Antiparos’ unspoiled nature. It operates in small groups, emphasizing attention to detail and safety. Tailor-made walks available too.
+30 6972 288821 | N/A