Skiathos Beaches

skiathos-beachBourtzi: it is the nearest beach and it lies under the ruins of the castle in the port of Skiathos. There are many taverns and Cafes because it is near the Capital.

Megali Ammos beach: it is located 3 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is a big sandy beach with many capabilities fro accommodation, taverns, ouzeries and sea sports.

Ftelia beach: it is located 4 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. There are many taverns and accommodations and the beach is accessible on foot from Skiathos town.

Vasilias beach: it is located 5 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is a well protected beach from the strong northerly winds. There are options fro refreshments, accommodation and sea sports.

Achladies beach: it is located 5.5 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is located in front of the settlement of Achladies with many seaside taverns and ouzeries.

Sklithri beach: it is located 7 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. There are accommodations available there and a picturesque tavern by the sea.

Tzaneria beach: it is located 7 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is an organized beach and has a seaside tavern with fresh fish.

Kanapitsa beach: it is located 7.7 km southwest of the town of Skiathos; in front of the settlement of Kanapitsa. The visitor can find there taverns with fresh fish and sea sports.

Vromolimnos beach: it is located 8 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. Its distance from Platanias is 3 km. The beach is well protected by northerly winds, there are many taverns and it is a well organized beach.

Kolios beach: it is located 8 km southwest of the town of Skiathos on the road to Koukounaries. There are taverns and sea sports available.

Agia Paraskevi: it is located 8,5 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is well protected by meltemi (northerly winds) and there are many options for refreshments and taverns.

Poros beach: it is located 9 km southwest of the town of Skiathos, just a little before Troulos in the road to Koukounaries, there are taverns and Cantinas there.

Troulos beach: it is located 9 km southwest of the town of Skiathos (on the road to Koukounaries. There are many capabilities there for accommodation, food and cold drinks.

Marathos beach: it is located 12 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is well protected by northerly winds just half a km from Koukounaries. It is a well organized beach with sea sports and there are also good accommodation and restaurant options.

Koukounaries beach: This is one of the most famous beaches in the Mediterranean. It is located 13 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. The famous pine trees forest is located there. The pine trees reach until the shore break. There are sea sports facilities by the beach. The forest is 145,000 square meters. In this area also the Strofilia Lake is located with a total area of 95.000 square meters. The lake is a place for migratory birds and it belongs in Natura 2000 network.

Ampelakia beach: it is the continuing beach of Koukounaries, there are options for accommodations and eating in the settlement of Koukounaries.

Banana beach: it is located 14 km southwest of the town of Skiathos. It is named banana thanks to its shape. It is an organized beach with taverns, Cafes and sea sports. It is mainly accessed by excursion boats because of the bad conditioned road leading there.

Mikri (Small) Banana beach: The twin beach of Banana beach, it lies next to Banana and it is popular to the nudists. It can be accessed by tourist boats.

Lalaria beach: it is located on the northern part of Skiathos. It is a famous beach with the world known white perfectly circled pebbles. The place became famous because of the pictures of the beach that traveled around the world. It can be accessed by excursion boat. It is best to avoid with strong northerly wind.

Lechouni beach: it is located 5 km north of the town of Skiathos. It is a rocky beach that has a thick white pebble. There are taverns and Cantinas but it is an unorganized beach and it is accessed through a dirt road.

Megas Gyalos beach: it is located 4 km northwest of Skiathos. It is unorganized and offers only natural beauty. It can be accessed by dirt road.

Xanemos beach: it is located 3.5 km northeast of the town of Skiathos. It is a beach of thick pebbles. It is wavy with northerly winds. It is partly organized, some sea sports available, very popular to nudists.

Agia Eleni: it is located 14 km southwest of the town of Skiathos and 1 km from Koukounaries. The sun sets into the sea. The beach can be accessed by excursion boats. It can also be accessed by car but the road is in bad condition and it is a dirt road.

Krifi Ammos beach: it is located 15 km west of the town of Skiathos. It is an unorganized beach, unspoiled by civilization and very clean with exotic environment. It can be accessed by dirt road in bad condition or by excursion boat.

Mandraki beach: it is located 14 km west of the town of Skiathos. If you decide to access it by car you will have to walk for about 2 km, if you decide to access it by motor bike you can reach until the beach. The beach can also be reached by excursion boat. The environment is exotic.

Elia beach: it is located 15 km west of the town of Skiathos. It is an unorganized, clean and exotic beach. If you decide to access it by car you will have to walk for about 2 km, if you decide to access it by motor bike the road is bad. You can also access it by excursion boat.

Agkistro beach: it is located 15 km west or Skiathos town. It can be accessed by excursion boat. If you decide to access it by car you will have to walk for about 2 km, if you decide to access it by motor bike you can reach until the beach.

Aselinos beach: it is located 13,5 km southwest of Skiathos town. It is relatively isolated, open to northerly winds and basically organized with umbrellas and sun beds. If you deside to access it by car there is a 300 meters dirt road, it can also be accessed by excursion boat.

Lygaries beach: it is located 12 km southeast of Skiathos town. It is totally unorganized in an exotic isolated environment. In order to access it you would have to cross a 6 km dirt road in good condition. It can be accessed by excursion boat also.

Kechria: A sandy and pebbled beach located 13 km northwest of Skiathos town. There are a few available sun beds and umbrellas. It can be accessed either by 6 km good dirt road or by excursion boat.

Kastro beach: it is located 13 km north of Skiathos town under the medieval castle. It can be accessed by car and you would have to walk on foot for a part of the road until the sea.