Paros and Antiparos: Luxury Travel Guide

New to the Luxury Travel Destination portfolio, the islands of Paros and Antiparos have been gaining more and more popularity amongst affluent travelers in the last few years. That is due to its tranquility, breathtaking views, unique golden beaches, water sports, luxury accommodations and sophisticated gastronomy and nightlife.  Our travel expert team at SobeVillas would like to share some of the must visit spots on both islands. 

The Rooster Restaurant and Bar, Antiparos

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As part of one of the most private and luxurious resorts on the island, the venue certainly impresses with its décor and set up, attention to detail and the level of service. 

The menu at the restaurant features traditional Greek cooking with a twist of cosmopolitan sensibility, with most of the ingredients being harvested daily from The Rooster’s own farm and garden located on the premises. The beautifully situated Bar at the Rooster offers a variety of cocktails along with sensational sunsets and views of Livadia Bay. 

Samano, Antiparos

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Opened in 2020, Samano is a part of Kouros Village resort, located in the heart of Antiparos Town. The restaurant concept was created by the famous chef and judge of the Greek version of Master Chef, Leonidas Koutsopoulos. At Samano he was able to revolutionize the Greek cuisine by adding creative twists and inventing unique gastronomic recipes that have been pleasing its patrons for almost 3 years. 

The restaurant is set on a beautiful terrace right next to the port of Antiparos, offering breathtaking views of the Aegean.

Yam, Antiparos

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One of the very first bars on the island, Yam is set inside a beautiful garden, in the heart of Antiparos. The venue features pergolas and decks where the guest can lounge and dine as well as kids’ friendly area with playgrounds supervised by the staff. 

The restaurant menu offers gourmet Greek and international dishes with a strong focus on the nutritional value of the food while the bar menu offers a variety of specialty cocktails and an extensive wine list. Perfect for family gathering and large group events. 

The guest can access all three of the venues from Villa Testa

Monastiri Beach Club and Restaurant, Paros

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Located in Monastiri beach, a short drive from Villa Sapphira, inside Paros Environmental and Cultural Park, the venue is set up with two areas: a restaurant serving lunch and dinner and a beach club with direct access to the transparent waters of the Aegean. Cycladic style décor creates a relaxing yet trendy atmosphere for the guests to experience a complete state of tranquility. 

The restaurant features a fusion of traditional Mediterranean cooking and contemporary cuisine prepared by talented chefs using the local fresh products. The guests of the beach club can enjoy delicious cocktails specially designed for the venue while lounging on the comfortable sunbeds and soaking in the sun. 

Stilvi, Paros

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Situated in the heart of exciting Naoussa, a 5-minute drive fromVilla Lali, this elegant and stylish restaurant has managed to create a very romantic atmosphere by having a large beautifully landscaped wall sheltering its guests from the village noise. The décor features white and neutral palettes as well as raw natural materials to creating a rustic-chic yet glamorous look.

Named after the Greek word for a ‘shining star’, Stilvi’s concept of a dinner party has been welcoming its patrons for dinner dates and late-night fun under the Aegean skies. 

Deck Bar Restaurant, Paros

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Deck is not only a culinary masterpiece but also an architectural one. Nestled in a beautifully constructed building of stone and glass and situated on Piperi Beach of the lively Naoussa, minutes away from Villa Kalista, this unique venue is known for its spectacular sunsets and mouthwatering dishes. 

The chef Yiannis Lucacos developed an innovative approach to cooking, where he creates fine dishes with a cosmopolitan flare, mixing the Cycladic and Mediterranean cooking traditions.