Skiathos beaches

Skiathos island has some of the most impressive beaches in the Greek islands. Covered with forests of pine trees, the beaches in Skiathos Greece have soft sand and crystal water. Most Skiathos beaches on the southern side of the island are organized with umbrellas, sunbeds and watersports centers. Skiathos beaches on the northern side are secluded and frequented by naturists. Boats can be rented to make the tour of the island. You will find below a list of the best beaches in Skiathos island.
Except for the beaches, there are also many places for sightseeing. Discover the best things to see in Skiathos.

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Guide to 26 beaches

Discover our guide to 26 beautiful Skiathos beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Skiathos. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

Koukounaries beach

Koukounaries beach

Party, Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 13 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: Koukounaries is among the largest and most popular beaches on Skiathos. Surrounded by an amazing pine forest, this beach is great to relax.
Lalaria beach

Lalaria beach

Pebbled, Non Organised
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Location: On the northern side of Skiathos
Description: Lalaria is an amazing area of sea caves and wild rocks that can be visited by boat from Skiathos Town.
Banana beach

Banana beach

Party, Sandy, Organised, Water sports, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 13 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: Banana is a sandy beach in close distance to Koukounaries, on the western side of the island. Some nudism is practised in certain parts of this beach.
Kanapitsa beach

Kanapitsa beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 7 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is an organized beach with fine sand and crystal water, offering a wide range of water sports.
Agia Paraskevi beach

Agia Paraskevi beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 8 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: The sandy beach of Agia Paraskevi gets very busy due to its natural beauty and the organized facilities, among which many beach bars and watersports centres.
Vromolimnos beach

Vromolimnos beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 8 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: Among the most popular and organized beaches of Skiathos, Vromolimnos gets very busy in summer. The green ambience creates a nice spot to relax.
Ahladies beach

Ahladies beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 5 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a fully organized beach that gets very popular due to its closeness to Skiathos Town and the many tourist facilities.
Kolios beach

Kolios beach

Partly Organized, Sandy, Family Friendly, Water sports
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Location: 8 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This sandy beach is organized with many beach bars and watersports centres. From there, visitors can rent boats for excursions.
Troulos beach

Troulos beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 9 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: A popular and organized beach on the way to Koukounaries, Troulos gets very busy in summer.
Vassilias beach

Vassilias beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 6 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a nice cove organized with sunbeds and umbrellas. Boats are on hire on this beach.
Megali Ammos beach

Megali Ammos beach

Party, Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 2 km west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a long and organized beach that gets very busy due to its closeness to Skiathos Town.
Agia Eleni beach

Agia Eleni beach

Partly Organized, Sandy, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 14 km west of Skiathos Town
Description: Agia Eleni is a small sandy beach organized with umbrellas, sunbeds and beach bars. It gets very popular due to its closeness to Koukounaries.
Aselinos beach

Aselinos beach

Partly Organized, Sandy, Nudism Friendly
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Location: 13 km west of Skiathos Town
Description: Aselinos is a lovely beach on the northern side of Skiathos. It is more quiet than the other beaches on the island and has some cafe-restaurants on the shore.
Ftelia beach

Ftelia beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Harbor, Water sports
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Location: 2 km west Skiathos Town
Description: Ftelia is located in close proximity to Skiathos town and offers a picturesque environment to relax.
Glyfoneri beach

Glyfoneri beach

Pebbled, Secluded, Non Organised
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Location: 5 km north east of Skiathos Town
Description: Glyfoneri is a remote beach on the north eastern side of the island. It is rocky and can be reached through a track road.
Kalamaki beach

Kalamaki beach

Pebbled, Secluded
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Location: 9 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a remote beach on the southern side of Skiathos. It is not organized at all and offers a picturesque environment to relax.
Mandraki beach

Mandraki beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Secluded
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Location: 15 km north west of Skiathos Town
Description: Mandraki is a sandy beach that gets pretty windy sometimes. It is partly organized and offers a nice ambience to relax.
Maratha beach

Maratha beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised
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Location: 11 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: Maratha is a small sandy beach with fine sand and crystal water. Surrounded by pine trees, this beach offers a nice spot to relax.
Megas Gialos beach

Megas Gialos beach

Pebbled, Secluded
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Location: 5 km north east of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a remote, unorganized beach on the northern side of the island. The road is difficult to this beach and few people go.
Plakes beach

Plakes beach

Pebbled, Harbor
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Location: In a walking distance from city centre
Description: This small pebbled beach is actually in a short walking distance from the city centre of Skiathos Town. Many cafeterias and taverns surround it.
Platanias beach

Platanias beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 8 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This long sandy beach is surrounded by hotels and many tourist facilities. The seashore is sandy and the water is crystal.
Stigero beach

Stigero beach

Pebbled, Secluded
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Location: On the northern side of the island
Description: This is a remote beach on the northern side of the island, most accessible by boat.
Tzaneria beach

Tzaneria beach

Diving Club, Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports
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Location: 7 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a small cove surrounded by trees. Well organized and sandy, Tzaneria gets pretty popular in summer.
Xanemos beach

Xanemos beach

Partly Organized, Sandy, Secluded
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Location: 3 km north east of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a lovely and organized beach very close to the airport of Skiathos. Some nudism is practised in certain spots of this beach.
Xenia beach

Xenia beach

Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised
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Location: 12 km south west of Skiathos Town
Description: This is a lovely beach close to Koukounaries but less quiet than other beaches on the island.
Tsougrias beach

Tsougrias beach

Sandy, Organised
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Location: On an islet south of Skiathos
Description: This is a lovely beach that can be reached by boat. It is found an a small island south of Skiathos.

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