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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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 Kassandra Bay Resort, Suites & Spa
Enjoying direct access to the sandy beach of Vasilias, Kassandra Bay Resort, Suites & Spa features 2 seawater pools, a children's pool and a large wooden deck surrounded by blossomed gardens. more...
 Takis Studios
Built among olive trees and roses, Takis Studios is one mile from the famous Xamenos Beach in Skiathos. more...
 Skiathos Diamond
Located in a pine-tree forest, Skiathos Diamond is close to Kolios Beach. It offers self catering units with balconies overlooking the hills. A swimming pool and children’s pool are available. more...
 Almira Hotel
With garden views, Almira Hotel is located in Troulos and has a restaurant, a tour desk, bar, garden, outdoor pool and terrace. The aparthotel features both WiFi and private parking free of charge. more...
 Forest Resort Skiathos
Located in Troulos, 6.8 mi from Skiathos Town, Forest Skiathos provides a garden and free WiFi. more...
 Skiathos Gea Villas
Nestled in the lush Katsaros hill, Skiathos Gea Villas is only 1312 feet from Vasilias Beach. A furnished deck with private pool and stunning views is featured in each villa. 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...
 Amalia Apartments
Located in Koukounaries, 1.2 mi from Kryfi Ammos Beach, Amalia Apartments features accommodations with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with an outdoor swimming pool. more...
 ELIVI Skiathos
Surrounded by a pine-tree forest overlooking Koukounaries Beach, the 5-star Elivi Skiathos covers an area of 213 acres and consists of 3 residential areas, including the Elivi Xenia Hotel, the Grace more...
 Hotel Korali
Boasting an outdoor pool and a separate children's pool, Hotel Korali offers accommodations just 262 feet from the beach in Troulos. The lively Skiathos Town is 6.2 mi away. more...
 Skiathos Avaton Hotel, Philian Hotels & Resorts
Located in Skiathos Town, 0.7 mi from Skiathos Plakes Beach, Skiathos Avaton Hotel, Philian Hotels & Resorts provides accommodations with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a bar 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...
 AGIA PARASKEVI HOUSE
Located in Agia Paraskevi area of Skiathos, Agia Paraskevi House is at only a 2-minute walk from the beach and offers self-catering accommodations with sea view. more...
 Aelia Studios
Just 492 feet from Koukounaries Beach, Aelia Studios offer self-catering accommodations with views over the Aegean Sea and Strofilia Lake. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. more...
 Skiathos Holidays
In a forest 165 ft from Vromolimnos Beach in Skiathos, this complex features free Wi-Fi and a diving school. The self-catered rooms have a balcony overlooking the Aegean Sea or garden. more...
 Elizabeth Studios
With garden views, Elizabeth Studios is located in Skiathos Town and has a restaurant, room service, bar, garden, seasonal outdoor pool and sun terrace. 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 ALEXIS
Providing sea views, VILLA ALEXIS in Megali Ammos provides accommodations, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a garden and a terrace. more...
 Skiathos Palace Hotel
Boasting spectacular views over Koukounaries Bay, Skiathos Palace Hotel offers a swimming pool with sun terrace, just 492 feet from the sandy Maratha Beach. more...
 Oro
Set in Skiathos Town and with Skiathos Plakes Beach reachable within 2297 feet, Oro offers express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a bar. more...
 Iris Skiathos
Centrally located in Skiathos Town, Iris Skiathos is a 10-minute walk from Megali Ammos Beach and only 328 feet from the main Papadiamantis street. more...
 Mystery Skiathos Luxury Residence
Offering a pool and a bar-restaurant, Skiathos Mystery features elegant, air-conditioned accommodations with furnished balcony overlooking Skiathos Town and the pool. more...
 Skiathos Princess
With direct access to Agia Paraskevi Beach, Skiathos Princess offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. 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...
 Villa Madag
Located in Koukounaries, 0.7 mi from Kryfi Ammos Beach, Villa Madag provides accommodations with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a shared kitchen. more...




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