Naxos Gay Guide and Hotels

Naxos Gay Guide and Hotels

Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades. It's very tourist friendly but much less touristy than Mykonos.

Naxos has a small gay scene centred around a couple of gay venues. It’s a very picturesque island. There are ancient ruins and charming little towns to explore. Naxos is also considerably more affordable than Santorini or Mykonos.

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Naxos is a great place to explore Cycladic culture without the crowds. It’s one of the most beautiful Greek islands. It’s a short boat ride away from Mykonos and Santorini so you can indulge in some island hopping.


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Gay Friendly Naxos Tours and Experiences

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Why this hotel?: Boutique Stay! Gay Welcoming, luxury location, perfect island hopping stay.

The Saint Vlassis is an actively gay-friendly luxury hotel in Naxos Town, Greece. It’s moments away from the island’s gorgeous beaches.

The hotel offers a luxury standard of service and welcomes all members of the LGBTQ+ community to enjoy (see the ‘Proud Us’ section of their official website!).

The Saint Vlassis is set in a peaceful location minutes away from Naxos town’s nearby nightlife and culture. The hotel has a Mediterranean breakfast buffet, terrace restaurant to enjoy dinner and wine in the evenings as well as a varied room service menu. The hotel will even arrange on request breakfast boxes and picnic baskets to take with you on your days out exploring!

There’s no such thing as a standard room at “The Saint Vlassis” hotel, each room is individually decorated and comes from standard to executive suites and a penthouse option. Rooms come with Free Wifi, Molton Brown toiletries, safe, balcony (garden, land, mountain or sea views), safe, air-con and hairdryer as standard.

The Saint Vlassis also has 24-hour security, laundry and concierge services, as well as being able to arrange car/bike rental and arrange horse riding and biking excursions for you as well as massage services in the property so caters to every need and is our premier choice for your stay in Naxos.

Please see The Saint Vlassis official website for further enquiries and booking direct with the hotel.




bar, restaurant, mediterranean breakfast, safe, 24 hour guest services, luxury design, excursions, room service, free wifi, massage, laundry

The Saint Vlassis Hotel, Naxos Town

Gay Bars in Naxos

While not explicitly a gay bar, Notos Art Club is an off-the-beaten-track spot that all can enjoy. Enjoy their great food and beverages in their beautiful garden, overlooking the castle and Aegean Sea.

At night, the bar is known to play Afro-Latin-House and Jazz music.


amazing sea views, great food, drinks, djs and dancing

Ioannou Paparigopoulou, Naxos 843 00, Greece,

While not explicitly a LGBT+ venue, this vegetarian cafe and cocktail bar welcomes all. Located in Naxos town, Captain’s is an affordable cafe with coastal views.


coastal location, vegetarian food, cocktails

Paralia choras naxos island Greece, Naxos 843 00, Greece, Naxos

weekday: 7:30am - 3am
weekend: 7:30 - 3am

There are limited gay bar’s in Naxos. Known as the only gay bar in the village, Babylonia is a balcony bar overlooking the Aegean. The has attracted a mixed crowd for 15 years and often opens at 10pm and stays open until the early hours.


balcony bar, views, cocktails, historic

Protopapadaki, Naxos 843 00, Greece, Naxos

weekday: Late
weekend: Late

Why this hotel?: Luxury choice. Family-run.

Located at the extreme south of the island, this is an excellent luxury hotel. It’s a short drive from Naxos Town. Medusa Beach Resort embodied the understated elegance of Cycladic architecture. There’s a private beach. The rooms are very elegant. You can also opt for a suite or a maisonette.


spa, pool, restaurant, beach

Plaka Beach Plaka, Naxos


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