The 9 Best Bars and Beach Clubs in Naxos
1. Like Home – Naxos Town • $$
The best bar in Naxos, Like Home offers expertly crafted cocktails and spectacular direct sunset views over the port and toward Apollo Temple and the adjacent castle ruins. The bar boasts an al fresco terrace with a relaxed atmosphere during the early evenings and a lively dancefloor inside with parties going until dawn. Music tends to be EDM and mainstream dance beats with more Greek club music as the night progresses. Open from around 6:00 p.m. until well after sunrise.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 69428 30326
2. Naxos Café – Naxos Town • $
The most authentic bar in Naxos Town, the cozy, charming Naxos Café sits on the Old Market Street at the base of the castle ruins. This candle and lantern-lit bar is popular with locals and travelers alike for their wonderful local spirits, Greek wines, classic cocktails, and light bites. Music is eclectic, ranging from soul to garage rock; sets by guest DJs and live Greek bands usually begin at 10:00 p.m. with a modest cover charge. Open all day from breakfast until late into the night.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 26343
3. Oniro Wine Bar Restaurant – Naxos Town • $$
Oniro Wine Bar is a perfect perch for sunset views from their two rooftop terraces. The bar offers an extensive selection of Greek and international bottled wines, a few excellent by-the-glass wines, and wonderful house wine. An ideal starting point for a night out, swing by for pre-dinner drinks or enjoy their own sublime menu of traditional, Naxian specialties. Open daily for brunch from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and for dinner from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 23846
4. Yazoo Summer Bliss – Plaka Beach • $$
The best beach club for partying in Naxos. Yazoo is known for their monthly full moon parties with guest DJs, live music, and dancing in the sand late into the night. Even on a non-event day, the beach club features a buzzing atmosphere with great music, handcrafted cocktails, and an amazing food menu of Cretan-Naxian dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, and snacks from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 a.m.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 41233
5. Kitron Café Cocktail Bar – Chalki • $
Just a few meters from the island’s kitron (citrus spirit) distillery, Kitron Café specializes in signature, kitron-based cocktails. The atmosphere, liquors, snacks, and Greek desserts are traditional, while the cocktail menu is fresh and inspired. Open for coffee in the morning and continuing late into the evening. Note: There is a bar with the same name in Naxos Town, so use the map link below to find the right Kitron in Chalki village.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 32964
6. The Rum Bar – Naxos Town • $$
Awesome little bar overlooking the port with sunset views over the Aegean and toward Apollo Temple. The bar features an enormous selection of light and dark rums, refreshing and fruity signature cocktails, and incredibly friendly staff. Music tends toward classic and ’90s rock, with occasional live bands, and Latin dance nights on select Wednesdays and Sundays. Open year-round, usually from 7:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 00005
7. Swing Cocktail Bar – Naxos Town • $$
Swing serves up molecular mixology and classic cocktails that balance vibrant flavor, seasonal ingredients, and dramatic presentation (with dry ice smoke, colorful bubbles, or served in a seashell). The atmosphere is trendy and always bustling; arrive early to score a seat on the small sunset terrace or the back terrace facing the castle ruins – it’s standing room only for most of the night. Expect great music, skilled bartenders, and friendly conversation. Open from 7:00 p.m. until dawn.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 69769 72642
8. 520 Cocktail Bar Restaurant – Naxos Town • $$
Chic bar and restaurant with a stellar sunset sea view and a heavy focus on Greek products. The wine list offers only Greek varieties, many cocktail ingredients are made from scratch, and the food and drink menu changes seasonally to incorporate the best locally grown fruits, veggies, herbs, cheeses, and more. Open all day from breakfast until the wee hours of the night.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 27271
9. Santana Beach Club – Agia Anna Beach • $$
The stylish Santana Beach Club is one of Naxos’ top party destinations with beach parties held all summer long led by their fantastic house DJ on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays and hosting guest DJs and live bands on select Saturdays. The menu features creative cocktails, Greek and international wine and beer, and casual Mediterranean fare served in their shaded restaurant or directly on the beach. Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Map • Website • Phone: +30 22850 42841