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Skiathos Island

Skiathos is a truly beautiful island in the Northern Sporades with many of our clients returning year after year, including the second and even third generation! Skiathos is the island for beach lovers. The south coast is a succession of superb sandy beaches: Megali Ammos, Achladias, Tzaneria, Kanapitsa, Vromolimnos, Kolios, Paraskevi, Troulos to name but a few. Koukounaries, at the southwest tip of the island, was recently voted one of the best beaches in the world and has appeared on almost as many travel posters as the Parthenon! Less-photographed but equally well-known is Banana, popular with naturists.

The main beaches all have tavernas, beach chairs and umbrellas. While the calm, gently-shelving sandy bays are perfect for toddlers, older children (and adults too!) will appreciate the wide range of watersports, from pedaloes and canoes to waterskiing and wakeboarding (both with expert tuition), rings, banana rides and parasailing. There is even a scuba diving school on Tzaneria beach.

If you simply want to get away from it all, a short drive or walk will take you to one of many less accessible, idyllic beaches such as lovely Koutsouri with its simple taverna, or to Mandraki, Elias or Mikros Aselinos on the north coast where even in the height of summer you can escape the crowds and enjoy a cooling breeze and a plate of fish straight from the sea. Alternatively, you may prefer to rent a boat (15 or 25hp outboard) for the day, take a picnic and gently potter along the coast in search of your own “private” cove or island.

There is a frequent bus service from the town to Koukounaries, serving all the main beaches, but if you don’t want to wait for the bus, one of the island’s many taxis will be more than happy to take you wherever you want to go. There is also a water taxi service between Kanapitsa and Tzaneria and the town, particularly convenient for those staying in our properties on the Kalamaki peninsula. A fleet of small boats departs from the town each day to Tsougria Island and around the coastline of Skiathos, stopping off to view the rock arch at Lalaria (the island’s only pebble beach) and the ruins of Kastro. For those who wish to venture further afield, there are frequent hydrofoils, ferries and organised excursions to the neighbouring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos. Full day excursions also run to Athens and the monasteries of Meteora on the mainland. Early and late in the season, when the air is cooler, there are some wonderfully scenic walks taking you to monasteries, churches, panoramic viewpoints and secluded beaches. The interior is incredibly lush and green, covered with olive groves and pine forests. The monasteries of Evangelistria and Kounistra are accessible by car; with a jeep you can explore some of the unsurfaced roads, perhaps visiting Kastro, or the rustic taverna in a meadow behind Kechria beach. S K I A T H O S The picturesque main town overlooks two harbours: one for the yachts and ferries, and the other providing a haven for fishing boats and excursion boats, lined with open-air tavernas, cafes and bars. Skiathos caters for all tastes – there is a huge range of tavernas and restaurants; the nightlife is varied and lively and there is also a fine selection of boutiques, jewellery, and ceramics shops which reflect the sophisticated side of the island.



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 Villa Melia
Set on a lush hillside, in the area of Vasilias, Villa Melia offers self-catering accommodations with garden or Aegean Sea views. more...
 La Piscine Art Hotel, Philian Hotels and Resorts
Excellently located in a peaceful area, just a 5-minute walk to the center of Skiathos, this adults-only hotel offers an Olympic-sized swimming pool and free breakfast. more...
 Studios Dimitris
Set amid a well-tended garden, Studios Dimitris features free Wi-Fi access throughout. The studios are air conditioned and open out onto 2 balconies. Skiathos Town is 0.6 mi away. more...
 Kassandra Bay Resort
Enjoying direct access to the sandy beach of Vasilias, Kassandra Bay Resort features 2 seawater pools, a children's pool and a large wooden deck surrounded by blossomed gardens. more...
 Entelia
Located in Skiathos Town and with Skiathos Castle reachable within 1.4 mi, Entelia features express check-in and check-out, nonsmoking rooms, a bar, free WiFi and a terrace. more...
 Villa Diamanti
Just 328 feet from a well-organized beach, Villa Diamanti features communal BBQ facilities and free Wi-Fi in public areas. more...
 Skiathos Luxury Living
Located in Skiathos Town, within 3.1 mi of Lalaria Beach and 1640 feet of Skiathos' Port, Skiathos Luxury Living offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi. more...
 Babis
Centrally located in Skiathos Town, family-run Babis offers a roof terrace overlooking the Aegean Sea. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi and free shuttle service to and from the port and airport. more...
 Luxury Villa in Kechria 2
Located in Kechria in the Skiathos region, Luxury Villa in Kechria 2 features a balcony and sea views. more...
 Irida Aegean View-Philian Hotels and Resorts
Located less than 0.6 mi away from Skiathos’ main town, Irida Hotel offers rooms with a private balcony overlooking Megali Ammos Beach. more...
 Mandraki Village Boutique Hotel
In a great location in the protected area of the Strofilia Lake, 215 yards from the award-winning Koukounaries Beach, the Mandraki Village Boutique Hotel features a swimming pool and restaurant. more...
 Villa Karina
The family-run Villa Karina is surrounded by lush greenery within 656 feet from the beaches of Agia Paraskevi and Kolios. more...
 Vigles Sea View, Philian Hotels and Resorts
Conveniently located just a 5-minute drive from Skiathos Port, Vigles Sea View, Philian Hotels and Resorts feature accommodations with views over the Aegean Sea or the complex’s swimming pool. more...
 Mandaniki Apartments
Just 492 feet from the beach, Mandaniki Apartments is located in Vassilias village of Skiathos. It offers self-catering units opening out to a balcony or patio with Aegean Sea views. more...
 Cape Kanapitsa Hotel & Suites
Cape Kanapitsa Hotel & Suites is a boutique hotel located on the edge of Kanapitsa Bay with stunning sea views. Skiathos Town, the harbor and the airport are approximately 4 miles away. more...




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