Agios Fokas beach is found on the south east corner of Kos, just east of Thermes beach. There isn’t much in the area other than some upscale beach front hotels with spas and large pools. At the beach there's a trendy beach club, loungers and kids play area.
Agios Stefanos Beach is mainly sand with a few pebbles scattered around. Right down the middle of the beach is the remains of the Basilica of Agios Stefanos which adds to the charm of the surroundings and is also a nice place to have a walk round.
Camel beach is found on the south coast of Kos and is made up of sand and some rocks, it has lovely scenery and crystal clear water making it ideal for snorkelling. It’s also not as popular as some of the other beaches in the area which makes a nice change.
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.
Mikros Aselinos or Small Aselinos is a petite sandy beach with a few sun loungers to hire and one wooden shack style taverna for snacks and refreshments, outside the taverna there are quirky sculptures made from driftwood which adds a little interest.
Agistros beach is right next to Elias beach on the north coast of Skiathos, it’s a 45 minute walk along a shaded track from bus stop 23 to get to the beach, once there you’ll be treated to the usual golden sand and crystal clear waters that are typical of Skiathos.
Troulos beach has soft golden sand and is well organised with several tavernas for food and drinks. There’s a large hotel right on the beach who allow people to use their bar, toilets and swimming pool which can make for a nice change from swimming in the sea.
Big Banana beach is one of the most well known and popular beaches on Skiathos. It has tightly packed rows of luxury sun loungers in the middle of the beach, water sports are available and music plays to entertain beach goers throughout the day.
Tzaneria beach is approximately 120m long, it consists of coarse sand and lots of facilities including rows and rows of sun loungers, a taverna that plays music and serves food and drinks, water sports like pedalos, boat hire and other thrill rides.
Ftelia beach is just over a kilometer from Skiathos Town in a south westerly direction, just past Megali Ammos. It's a long sandy beach with crystal clear waters. There aren't any tavernas or water sports on Ftelia which is what some people love about it.