The seaside village of Aliki is located on the southern cost of Paros about 12km from the main port of Parikia. The village name derives from the salt pans that were a feature of this area in ancient times.
It is a very quiet and tranquil area of Paros, more isolated than most other seaside resorts on on island. Alyki village has several hotels, apartments and rooms for rent, as well as a clutch of seafood tavernas and cafes along the sea front.
Aliki is a small village with about 500 permanent residents. It is located in a small sheltered cove, well protected from the northerly meltemi winds and with a small port for fishing boats and yachts.
There is a long sandy beach around the headland and several small coves dotted along this part of the coast. Nearby beaches can be found at Agios Nikolaos, Platia Ammos, Makrya Myti Kladia, Voutakos and Farangas. Some of the beaches have summer cantinas and music bars.A road out of Aliki is signposted Farangas and leads to a quiet, sandy beach and beach bar. There is plenty of natural shade beneath the nearby trees or you can hire a sun bed and umbrella.