Amidst shady palm and pine trees and oleander bushes, rising above the idyllic Monastiri Beach is the Cafe Parko. After a day of swimming and sunbathing or after an invigorating walk on one of the Parks footpaths the Cafe Parko is the perfect way to relax and refresh yourself with a cool drink or delicious snack. The menu offers a wide range of choices whether it is coffee, refreshing fruit juice, an ice cold draft beer, Parian Suma (the Parian equivalent to Cretan Raki) or Ouzo. You can accompany your beverage with a fresh salad, sandwich or one of our appetizing mixed platters. We use only organic extra virgin olive oil produced on Paros, our bread is baked fresh everyday and the produce and cheeses on the menu are all from Paros. The upper lever bar also remains open during all festival events offering refreshments and alcoholic beverages with light snacks.
If you have dreamed of getting married in a picturesque setting with the gentle breeze of the Aegean brushing your face, the colors of the sunset. an azure blue sea and majestic granite stones as your backdrop then a wedding at the Park would be the perfect choice.
The stone-built bar/restaurant area hosts 200-250 guests. Alternatively, on windless summer nights, receptions can be hosted right on the beach. Wedding and other Greek Orthodox ceremonies can take place at the Ai Yiannis Monastery with its stunning setting and locale.
The “Archilochos” amphitheatre with its excellent acoustics and design, built into the natural stone of the slope seats 800 guests comfortable and is an ideal venue for lectures, presentations and other events.
Film screenings and more intimate presentations, speeches gatherings and exhibitions are held at the upper level bar of the Parko Cafe where drinks and snacks or special catering services are available upon request.
The Paros Park also welcomes all kinds of environmental & cultural activities, throughout the premises (walks, concerts, athletic events, theatre plays etc.)
Contact us for more details on renting the Cafe Parko, of the Archilochos Theatre to host your wedding, party, baptism or other private event.
The Paros Park has three beaches within the peninsula of Agios Ioannis Detis. The main beach, or Monastiri Beach as it is called is a well protected and remote beach found within the rocky cove of Ai Yiannis Detis, wide, with soft sand and shallow water,for at least 100m, making it the perfect choice for safe swimming, water sports and beach games. The beach is an organized beach and provides sunbeds and umbrellas for optional hire. The Parko Beach Cafe is open from 10am to 7pm in from June till September serving refreshments and light snacks to beach goers. At the other two beaches which dot the peninsula, Perikopetra and Turkou Ammos, you will experience a sense of freedom and pristine pleasure. Both beaches are in close proximity to the main beach of Monastiri and can be reached only on foot.
Boat schedules: You can easily get to the Paros Park from the port of Naousa by boat during the summer months daily June to September.