Skiathos is an evergreen island of Sporades archipelago, located in the northwest Aegean Sea. World famous for the unspoiled natural landscapes and the mesmeric Skiathos beaches, this island encompasses the authentic laid-back atmosphere of summer vacations in a superb retreat. At the same time, Skiathos has managed to combine the antitheses and is indeed a cosmopolitan island with vibrant nightlife and jet-setters in search of Paradise on Earth!
When it comes to the beaches, Lalaria is definitely one of the best options on the island. The name derives from the distinctive pebbles on the seashore, called lalaria. There are sea caves and imposing rocks that have been sculpted by the sea and the strong winds over the years, making it an exceptional place to be. You will be fascinated by the huge cliffs that emerge from deep under water, like statues that remind everyone of nature’s power. For an entirely different experience, Koukounaries beach is a great choice. Silky sand and pine trees embracing the coastline. This is what you get at Koukounaries, a protected natural reserve in the Mediterranean. There you will find modern facilities, sun loungers and umbrellas, along with food and drink options and water sports.
Moving on with the finest Skiathos beaches, Banana beach is another magnificent place to be. The name has been given by the shape of the cove, resembling a banana fruit. If you are interested in nudism, you will find Little Banana beach nearby and this is the ultimate place for nudists to enjoy crystalline waters and natural beauty all around on the island. Fine sand and fully organized, Banana beach attracts many visitors on a daily basis. Vromolimnos is yet another masterpiece of nature in Skiathos, on the south coast of the island. This is a picturesque bay of silky sand and turquoise waters, with lots of beach bars and with an ambiance that promotes partying day and night. At the same time, Vromolimnos boasts a superb view to the sunset.
Aselinos is a beach to the north of Skiathos, with a combination of thick sand and fine pebbles. Kounistra mountain embraces the beach and offers a mystical atmosphere to the scenery. Maratha, on the other hand, ranks among the best Skiathos beaches to the south west of Skiathos town. It provides sundecks and umbrellas, along with pine trees and easy access to the sea. And of course, many more beaches like Megas Gialos and Mandraki, Agia Eleni and Ftelia, Kalamaki and Plakes will steal your heart in Skiathos. Enjoy!