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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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 Luxury Villa in Kechria 2
Luxury Villa in Kechria 2, Kechria
Located in Kechria, Luxury Villa in Kechria 2 has accommodations with a private pool and private parking. The property is 30 miles from Volos. more...
 Vassilias Suites and Studios
Vassilias Suites and Studios, Vassilias
Just a few yards from the beach, Vassilias Suites is located in Skiathos Town, 5 mi from Lalaria Beach. Papadiamantis' House is 1.7 mi from the property. more...
 Cape Kanapitsa Hotel & Suites
Cape Kanapitsa Hotel & Suites, Kanapitsa
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...
 Aselinos Suites
Aselinos Suites, Koukounaries
This family-run apartment complex is set amid lush green landscape, and right next to the beach of Asselinos. All units have a fully equipped kitchen and a living area. more...
 Skiathos Luxury Living
Skiathos Luxury Living, Skiathos Town
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 Melia
Villa Melia, Vassilias
Set on a lush hillside, in the area of Vasilias, Villa Melia offers self-catering accommodations with garden or Aegean Sea views. more...
 Villa Karina
Villa Karina, Kolios
The family-run Villa Karina is surrounded by lush greenery within 656 feet from the beaches of Agia Paraskevi and Kolios. more...
 Hotel Korali
Hotel Korali, Troulos
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...
 Princess House
Princess House, Skiathos Town
Offering free WiFi and a garden, Princess House is set in Skiathos Town, 3.1 mi from Lalaria Beach. Skiathos' Port is 3117 feet away. Princess House also includes a seasonal outdoor pool. more...
 Fengeros Village
Fengeros Village, Megali Ammos
Set on a lush hill, 1312 feet from Megali Ammos beach, Fengeros Village offers self-catering units with balcony. more...
 Luxury villa in Kechria
Luxury villa in Kechria, Kechria
Set in Kechria, Luxury villa in Kechria is a villa featuring an outdoor pool. The property is 2.6 mi from Skiathos Town and free private parking is available. more...
 Mandaniki Apartments
Mandaniki Apartments, Vassilias
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...
 Paris Guesthouse
Paris Guesthouse, Agia Paraskevi
Family-run Paris Guesthouse is 300 ft from Agia Paraskevi Beach in Skiathos. It offers self-catered rooms with air conditioning and a furnished balcony overlooking the grounds. more...
 Villa Albanis
Villa Albanis, Kolios
Featuring free WiFi, Apartments Albanis Villa offers accommodations in Kolios. Skiathos Town is 3.7 mi away. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodations features a flat-screen TV. more...
 Manolis' House
Manolis' House, Skiathos Town
Manoli’s House features a pool with hot tub and traditionally furnished studios surrounded by a lovely flower garden. more...




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