Skiathos island is located in Sporades islands, Greece. It is the most developed island of Sporades complex in tourist facilities. Skiathos island is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and pine forests. Hospitality, a beautiful climate and extended tourist facilities such as restaurants, taverns, bars, but also quiet places for relaxation, will give you the sense of home. Activities like water sports, visits to nearby islands, walks in the forests and other places of interest like Skiathos castle, museums, monasteries will fulfil any need for adventure.
It is the smallest but most cosmopolitan island of the Sporades group and became known worldwide due to the famous Mamma Mia film. Skiathos presents an ideal combination for leisure and sea sports. There are more than 60 beautiful beaches with golden sand or pebbles and a turquoise sea to swim or sail in, forests of pine and olive trees to walk through and isolated chapels and monasteries to visit.
Lalaria Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. The beach is named after the full round white pebbles, the so-called "lakes", which cover the entire beach. The "Trypia Petra", a rare geological phenomenon, is a landmark. Other well-known beaches are: Koukounaries, Megali Ammos, King, Achladies, Kalamaki, Vromolimnos, Kolios, Troulos, Banana, Agia Eleni, Mandraki, Aselinos, Kehria, Kastro, Agia Paraskevi..
The picturesque town of Skiathos is the only settlement on the island, a modern holiday resort with excellent tourist infrastructure and a strong cosmopolitan character. Walking through the settlement, guests are enchanted by the paved footpaths, the whitewashed tiled houses, the picturesque harbor and the beautiful Bourtzi.
THINGS TO DO & SEE
Boat Trip to Alonissos or Skopelos
Day Trip to Pelion Peninsula (mainland)
25 Hiking Trails
In a Nutshell
Mamma MIa..here I go again..Skiathos how can I resist you? Several great beaches..great walking and sailing.. and essentially just one main town
Fly to Skiathos - Approx. 30min transfer time to resort
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