The beaches of the Island of Skiathos

The Agios Gialos beach in Skiathos

The Agios Gialos beach in Skiathos ©cmgramse/Flick

Skiathos is an island of only 46 square kilometers, but it is popular because it has some of the best beaches on the Greek islands, a wide variety of attractions, pubs, bars, and due to the beautiful landscapes! Skiathos is the most cosmopolitan island of the three islands of the Sporades archipelago.

The water on the Greek Island of Skiathos is very clean, crystal clear and very warm, just perfect for bathing. Depending on your passions, you can even practice water sports or you can just take a boat ride on the sea. You should not miss a sunrise in Skiathos. The scenery is absolutely beautiful and it will definitely worth if you decide to wake up so early!

The unique beaches of Skiathos

The Island of Skiathos is green and lush, offering over 60 beaches, which is why tens of thousands of tourists choose this region, especially in summer.

No matter where you choose to spend your holiday in Skiathos, you can have a quite, calm or active vacation depending on what you want, organizing trips, playing sports or taking advantage of the nightlife!

Vasilias Beach in Skiathos as seen at night from Kassandra Bay

Vasilias Beach in Skiathos as seen at night from Kassandra Bay ©KassandraBay/Flick

Besides the famous beaches, the waters of this island have a beautiful turquoise color and has numerous fishing harbors. One of the things that make the beaches of Skiathos unique, is the very fine and clean sand and the fact that here you can see the famous black sand that is not found in many places. If you decide to spend your holiday on the Greek island of Skiathos, you will surely remain fascinated and you will want to come back!

The Vasilias Beach in Skiathos

The Vasilias Beach in Skiathos ©KassandraBay/Flick

Having fun on the beach in Skiathos

On the Island of Skiathos you can choose between crowded or more deserted beaches, depending on what is your preference. On the most popular beaches you will find many places where you can rent chairs, umbrellas and you can cool off at one of the terraces or you can eat in one of the nearby restaurants. From place to place there are special areas arranged for children, but you can also play sports like sand football, batmington, volleyball and more others. You might just want to stay to enjoy the friendly sun, but you must not forget home your sunscreen lotion, a hat, a camera and of course your bathing suit. These are things that should be in anyone’s bag that visits the beaches of Skiathos Island.

The Agios Gialos beach in Skiathos

The Agios Gialos beach in Skiathos ©cmgramse/Flick

 

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