Beaches in Skiathos island
Unique beaches, surrounded by pines, with crystal waters and golden sand. Skiathos is famous for its beautiful and clear beaches all around the world. Each and every one has its own beaty and this results in all visitors being satisfied.
In the center of the island there are the organised beaches Bourtzi, Megali Ammos, Achladies, Vasilias, Sklithri, Tzaneria and Kalamaki in which many tourists go there because of the small distance by the center and the easy access. These beaches have umbrellas and sunbeds while you can find at them many taverns, restaurants and cafeterias.
In the city of Skiathos you will find many accommodation businesses (hotels, rooms to let, apartments, studios etc.) so as to be next to the magnificent beaches.
A little more southwest you can find the beaches Vromolimnos, Kolios, Agia Paraskevi, Troulos, Koukounaries (globally famous beach), Abelakia, Megali Banana, Mikri Banana and Agia Eleni. Access is also very easy even through the island's public transportation.
In the northwestern side of the island there are the beaches Krifi Ammos, Mandraki, Elia, Agkistros, Megalos and Mikros Aselinos, Ligaries and Kechria, while further north there are the beaches Lalaria, Lechouni - Nikotsara, Megas Gialos and Ksanemos. These beaches are magical, they only have one disadvantage: the weather. Because of their geographical position, when there is strong north wind it is preferable not to swim there. Access to these beaches is possible by having your own vehicle. They are appropriate for one-day excursion when the weather is good.
Another choice is the little island Tsougkria which has very good and sandy beaches.
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For your stay in Skiathos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In the town of Skiathos (Chora), as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can reach Skiathos by ship or speedboat mainly from the ports of Volos and Agios Konstantinos.
Regular flying dolphin and catamaran routes link Skiathos to Ag. Konstantinos, Volos, Thessaloniki, Alonissos, Glossa (Skopelos) and Skopelos. Skiathos is connected, especially during summer period, to Alonissos, Glossa Skopelos, Skopelos, Syros, Thira, Paros, Heraklion, Tinos and Naxos.
The airline connection from Alonissos to Athens and other Greek regions and cities abroad is via Skiathos. There are regular routes that last 35 min. The island is connected directly to air charter flights, especially during the summer season with: Amsterdam, Vienna, Copenhagen, Milan, Berlin, Belgrade, Gothenburg, Zurich, Manchester, London, Munich, Oslo, Dusseldorf, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Frankfurt.
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For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.