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Achladies

Achladies is a long, golden sand beach with several tavernas, there's a number of hotels nearby and sun loungers to hire, some with umbrellas and some without, there's also water sports, pedalos and boat hire available to keep everyone entertained.

Agia Eleni

Agia Eleni beach is located just north of Banana beach on the west coast of Skiathos. It has lovely soft sand and clean water that’s great for swimming. The beach has sun loungers and several tavernas that play music to entertain those around them.

Agia Paraskevi

Agia Paraskevi is a lovely sandy beach, that's popular but not too crowded. It has great facilities including particularly nice sun loungers. The beach is great for kids as the water shelves gently into the sea so youngsters can play safely in the shallow water.

Kanapitsa

Kanapitsa is a narrow sandy beach on the east coast of the Kalamaki peninsula. To get to Kanapitsa beach get off the bus at stop 12 and take the 15 minute walk along the coastal road, you can also use the water taxi that runs to and from Skiathos Town.

Kolios

Kolios beach is located on the north west corner of the Kalamaki peninsular which is down on the south coast. It's a coarse sand beach with a single taverna that's not always open, there’s a couple of rows of sun loungers as well as plenty of space too.

Koukounaries

Koukounaries is probably the most popular beach in Skiathos, and with good reason, it’s a picture perfect beach with fine white sand, crystal clear water and pine trees lining the shore. Koukounaries beach has a good selection of water sports and tavernas.

Krifi Ammos

Krifi Ammos beach is on the west coast, it's a relatively unknown and unspoiled beach, especially when compared to the south coast. The beach itself is just under 200m wide, there's rocks at both ends and the beach is backed by hills and trees.

Mandraki Xerxes

Mandraki Xerxes beach, also known as Xerxes beach, Xerxes Mandraki beach or simply Mandraki beach is located on the north coast of Skiathos. It's a sandy beach with a taverna for refreshments as well as sun loungers with thatched umbrellas.

Open Air Cinema

The open air cinema is located on Papadiamantis street in Skiathos town, just a couple of minutes walk from the harbour. The cinema is open during the peak summer months and shows a variety of films with the ABBA movie Mamma Mia! being popular.

Plaka

Plaka is on the north coast of the Vasilikos peninsular. It’s a fairly small beach at just 160m wide and around 30m deep so room for 3 or 4 rows of sun loungers. There’s no taverna on Plaka beach but there’s one just set back a few metres behind the beach.

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