Discover some of the most impressive beaches of the Aegean in the cosmopolitan island of Skiathos. Skiathos is blessed with a verdant landscape and an incredible coastline with golden shores and crystalline waters.
The southern part of the island distinguishes for its long, beautiful beaches, fully organized with watersports centres, beach bars, and green surroundings. Southern beaches in Skiathos are easily accessible and are close to Skiathos town apartments, so they get crowded in high season. Beaches on the northern side of the island are secluded and windier. They boast an amazing setting and are naturist friendly.
Here are our suggestions for best beaches in Skiathos.
One of the most famous beaches in Skiathos is Koukounaries, which is actually considered among the best in Europe, frequented also by celebrities. Located at the south-western part of Skiathos, Koukounaries beach is very long and has fine golden sand. A wonderful pine forest with a natural lagoon surrounds Koukounaries, offering perfect conditions for relaxation and exploration.
Koukounaries has an excellent tourist infrastructure and is organized with umbrellas, sun beds, a variety of water sports and many amenities. It is family friendly and is at a short driving distance from our Skiathos town apartments.
Banana is a wide sandy beach on the western part of Skiathos and one of the most popular on the island. It is also surrounded by a thick pine forest and olive grove, and has ideal scenery, with golden sand and turquoise waters.
In Banana you can enjoy amazing sunset views and socialize, as this is a meeting spot for many young people. The beach is fully organized and offers water sport facilities, taverns and lively cafes. Nudism is acceptable in some parts of the beach.
One of the most frequented and organized beaches in Skiathos, Vromolimnos is situated in the southern coast of the island, close to the town. The area of Vromolimnos has green scenery and spectacular, clear waters. It is the ideal place to relax and sunbathe, unwinding on the fine sand.
Vromolimnos is a tourist hot spot and gets very busy in summer, due to its vibrant beach bars and organized facilities. Vromolimnos is easily reached from the port of Skiathos by car, bus or boat.
Found only 2km from Skiathos Town, Ahladies is a very famous resort. You can get there on foot or by car or bus. It is a charming long beach with amazingly soft sand and excellent infrastructure. On Ahladies you can find umbrellas, sun beds, showers, cosy taverns and many sea sports facilities.
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