Skiathos Holidays 2014

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Cheap Skiathos Holidays

For stunning sandy beaches, vibrant nightlife, restaurants and superb facilities, look no further than the Greek island of Skiathos. Greek millionaires’ mansions line the coast, but mixed with a fine selection of cheap accommodation in studios, apartments and hotels, Skiathos is an ideal location for any budget.

Where to Stay

Skiathos is a charming, picturesque town where you can take your pick for great places to stay and enjoy the Greek sunshine. Just a few minutes from the beautiful harbour, Bourtzi Hotel is the ideal place if you're looking for a warm family welcome and spacious rooms.

At the new, modern La Piscine Art Hotel you're right by the bustling main street of the town, so you'll never be far from the shops and the restaurants and bars that make for a relaxing evening out. The open-air, fresh water swimming pool is an absolute must and the ultimate in luxury relaxation on holidays to Skiathos.

The best beaches in Skiathos

Koukounaries has been voted one of the best beaches in the world and is perfect for the whole family, with its choice of tavernas, crystal clear shallow waters, an arc of the most splendid golden sand and excellent choice of water sports.

Kanapitsa offers a choice of beaches which are great for families and children. Sunbeds and umbrellas are generally available on most of the beaches in Skiathos. There are fewer beaches on the north coast of Skiathos, but there are a number of sandy beaches and they are less crowded.

During the summer between Skiathos Town and Koukounaries, a south coast bus service runs regularly throughout the day and into the night. Jump on the bus and stop at a different beach every day, or spend the day on the beach and head to Skiathos Town for the busy nightlife and excellent choice of restaurants and bars!

Explore on Skiathos holidays

All major beaches in Skiathos provide umbrellas and beach chairs to make the beach experience more enjoyable. With constant crystal clear waters, Koukounaries beach boast fine sand and warm waters that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Popular beaches also include; Achladies, Megali Ammos and Vromolimnos.

A water taxi links Kanapitsa and Tzanera, and many small boats leave Skiathos Town everyday to Tsougria Island or the mainland. Skopelos and Alonissos, Skiathos’ sister islands, can also be visited on day excursions and a boat trip to Athens is even possible. If you choose to stay on Skiathos, visit Evangelistria and Kounistra monasteries or hire a Jeep and explore Kastro or Kechria Beach.

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Important Information

Travel Information
Language: Greek (English widely spoken)
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT +3 hours
Local airport: Skiathos
Flight time: 4 hours

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Hotel Alkyon

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Lalaria Hotel

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Sailing

There are lots of chances to harness the sea breeze around the island; go day sailing from Skiathos town either alone or on a tour, or for the more determined sailor why not complete your RYA training here in the beautiful setting of the Greek island.

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Diving

The warm, crystal clear waters surrounding Skiathos offer some wonderful diving opportunities, and with several centres around the island there is no excuse not to make the most of the island’s natural beauty. Skiathos town and Koukounaries beach have great diving facilities for all ages and abilities.

Water-Sports

Banana beach is ideal for keen windsurfers wanting to get the adrenaline going, whilst Vromolimnos is perhaps the island’s most popular sport for waterskiing. However for a beach where you can enjoy a whole range of sports, Kanapitsa has something for everyone.

Walking

Beyond the beaches and dirt tracks are some delightful walks that cut through the hills and forest of the islands to offer excellent views about. Take a hike up to Kounistra or Evangelistra Monastery, or pack your camera and a picnic for a long leisurely stroll around Kalamaki.