Portara suites are located in Grotta, one of the most priveleged quarters of Naxos Town (or Hora), just a two-minute walk to the port. Naxos Town is the capital and main port of Naxos Island. It is a lively town with 8,000 inhabitants. It has tiny roads, alleys, archways and old houses, in and around the old Venetian Castle.
Portara suites are right next to numerous cafes, restaurants, shops and sights in a relaxing and enjoyable ambiance. All Naxos Town happening is within an easy and pleasant walking distance.
Naxos Town is a fine Cycladic town, with twisting narrow streets and alleys originally intended to confuse invading marauders.The Old Town, up on the hill, is divided into two neighbourhoods: Bourgos where the Greeks lived, and Castle (Kastro) above, residence of the Venetian-Catholic nobility. Most of the Castle's current residents claim descent from the Venetians, and many of their grandparents’ tombstones in the 13th-century Catholic Cathedral boast grand titles.