Skiathos Beaches, Greece
Skiathos is a beautiful island in Greece, which has more than 60 fine sandy beaches. Most of them are not overcrowded and some of them are even deserted. Skiathos beaches offer plenty of enticing activities.
Koukounaries is the most reputed beach in Skiathos. You can reach the beach from the capital of Skiathos Island- Skiathos Town by bus or car. The beach boasts of fine golden sands that lead to the shades of pine trees and alluring warm shallow water. It is a perfect beach for families and water sport enthusiasts. Koukounaries is home to a beautiful beach resort. The beach offers plenty of activities, including water skiing, banana boat rides, peddle boats and sailing. You can find excellent taverns and kiosks on the beach.
Troulos is an exquisite sandy beach in Skiathos. It is just 7 kms from the Skiathos town. You can take bus, car or taxi to reach the beach. It is an ideal beach for families. The long stretched white sands, ample accommodation options, water sports and excellent nightlife make it a popular beach among tourists. You can find a tavern, restaurant and a snack bar near the beach. There are numerous small beaches on either sides of Troulos Beach. Some of them can be accessed by foot and the others can be reached by boat.
Banana Beach is located on the west side of Skiathos. You can take a bus and then walk over the hill to reach the beach. The beach is popular among young tourists. Many people like to sunbathe here. It’s a nude beach. The beach is best for enjoying windsurfing, as it gets good cross short breeze and waves. Banana beach also offers breathtaking sunset views.
If you want privacy and seclusion, Elias beach is one of the finest options for you. It is the quietest and most beautiful beaches in Skiathos. You can enjoy fine sand, warm shallow water, beautiful sand dunes and pleasant weather here. You can relax in the tavern overlooking the beach and relish the lip smacking fish dishes, souvlaki, meat balls, Greek sausages, chips and omelets. You can take car or moped from Koukounaries to get to the beach. You can also take an enjoyable half an hour stroll through shady woods. Elias beach is perfect for enjoying swimming.