Skiathos Greece sits at the northwest Aegean sea, in the heart of Sporades archipelago. Known for its amazing beaches, natural ambiance, cosmopolitan aura, and Skiathos vivid nightlife, this idyllic Aegean island ticks all the boxes of the perfect holidays!
The highlight of Skiathos island is hands down, the exotic Skiathos beaches. The best ones of its over 60 beaches in total are located on the southern part of the island. Among the most beautiful ones are Koukounaries beach, Lalaria beach, and Banana beach. The last one is particularly popular with the young crowds, thanks to the water sports facilities and legendary beach parties.
Skiathos nightlife is another reason why Skiathos island is popular! Every summer, the island is transformed into a party paradise for those who want to live their best life and party with people from all over the world. The best Skiathos bars and clubs can be found in the areas of Old Harbor and Ammoudia. But, if you want to taste the local delicacies, head to Skiathos town, where the best Skiathos restaurants are located!
Once you peel yourself away from the beaches and the clubs, you’ll discover the cultural side of Skiathos. Bourtzi, a Venetian fortress in Skiathos town, is a must-visit. Sitting on a verdant islet packed with pine trees, Bourtzi offers a breathtaking view to Skiathos town and the vast Aegean sea. Other significant sites are also the house of Alexandros Papadiamantis, the renowned Greek author, the medieval castle, as well as the monasteries of Evangelistria and Kounoupitsa.
As for the nature lovers, Skiathos island got you covered! There’s a 197 km long hiking trail network, which is the perfect way to explore the wild natural landscape of the island during your Skiathos holidays!