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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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 Tomato Beach Hotel, Philian Hotels and Resorts
Located 98 feet from the sandy Megali Ammos Beach in Skiathos, the Tomato Beach Hotel, Philian Hotels and Resorts features free Wi-Fi throughout. more...
 Mira Mare Hotel
Just yards from Megali Ammos Beach, Mira Mare Hotel features a garden and offers room with garden or Aegean Sea views. Free WiFi is available in public areas. 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...
 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...
 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...
 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...
 Belvedere Hotel
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Belvedere Hotel is located in Achladies Village. Free WiFi access is available in public areas. 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...
 Atrium Hotel
Boasting a privileged location above Platanias Beach in Skiathos, Atrium Hotel features an outdoor pool and a sun terrace with panoramic views over the Aegean Sea. 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...
 Paris Studios & Apartment
Family-run Paris Studios & Apartment 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...
 Megali Ammos House
Megali Ammos House features air-conditioned rooms, and a beachfront bar-restaurant. It is located on Megali Ammos Beach. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for rent on the beach. more...
 Kolios View
On a hill in Skiathos, Kolios View is 1700 ft from the sandy beach and has a pool. Its rooms feature a balcony with Aegean Sea or grounds views. more...
 Ostria
Just 55 yards from a tranquil bay and 4 miles from Skiathos harbor, these self-catering studios are surrounded by 2 acres of lush grounds with an outdoor pool. more...
 Golden Beach
Situated near the famous beach of Koukounaries, in Skiathos island, Golden Beach has a swimming pool and a traditional tavern. It offers air-conditioned rooms with views of the scenic surroundings. more...
 Hotel Punta
Located in the lush area of Punta, this Skiathos hotel offers rooms with views of the sea and the port. Guests enjoy a private beach and a swimming pool, both with free sun beds and umbrellas. more...
 Angeliki Beach Hotel
Right on the sandy beach of Megali Ammos, this hotel features a large green garden and a bar-restaurant. It offers free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms with balcony and sea view. more...
 Villa Nikos
Set amid a pine tree garden with stone-paved alleys, Villa Nikos is located just opposite from Strofilia Lake and within 1640 feet from Koukounaries Beach in Skiathos. 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...
 Casa Blue Marine, Philian Collection
Offering sea views and free WiFi, Casa Blue Marine, Philian Collection offers accommodations conveniently located in Skiathos Town, within a short distance of Skiathos Plakes Beach, Skiathos' Port and more...
 Atlas Hotel Skiathos
Atlas Hotel Skiathos is centrally located in Skiathos Town, right on Papadiamantis Street and 984 feet from Papadiamantis' House. more...
 Maria Studios
Maria Studios enjoys a central location in Skiathos town, with easy access to the lively Papadiamantis street and the harbor. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire complex. 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...
 The Water
Located in Skiathos Town, 656 feet from Skiathos Plakes Beach and 1312 feet from Papadiamantis' House, The Water provides sea views and free WiFi. more...
 Vontzos Hotel
Surrounded by a charming rose garden and palm trees, Hotel Vontzos is just 165 ft from Achladies beach in Skiathos. Wi-Fi and on-site parking are free. more...




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