Beaches in Skopelos are known for their crystal waters and the marvelous green landscape that surrounds them. Skopelos has a rare quality because it is rich in vegetation, mainly pine trees, that grow densely until the water edge. Among the most popular Skopelos beaches are Stafylos, Hovolo, Panormos, and Elios. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Skopelos island.
Except for the beaches, there are also many places for sightseeing. Discover the best things to see in Skopelos.
Guide to 18 beaches
Discover our guide to 18 beautiful Skopelos beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Skopelos. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Panormos is considered among the most beautiful beaches on Skopelos. It has sandy coast, sparkling water and gives a great view to the sunset.
Description: Stafilos, on the southern side of Skopelos, is among the most popular and picturesque beaches on the island. It is surrounded by high cliffs and the coast is organized.
Description: This is a small secluded beach that doesn't get much popular. The shore has white pebbles.
Description: This is an amazing beach close to Elios. Surrounded by greenery, Hovolo has exotic water and a calm ambience.
Description: This is a fine beach with white pebbles and crystal water. Part of this beach is organized with sunbeds and umbrellas.
Description: This is a pebbled beach surrounded by a picturesque green ambience. Small fishing boats and yachts moor in the port of Agnontas in summer.
Description: Elios, or else Neo Klima, is a fine tourist resort surrounded by a dense pine forest. Small boats moor in the port of Elios.
Description: Loutraki, the most popular tourist place in Skopelos, is actually the beach of Glossa. The coast is pebbled but clean.
Description: This is a nice beach in close distance to Glossa, on the northern side of the island. Scenes of the Hollywood movie "Mamma Mia!" (2007) were filmed on the church above the beach.
Description: Crystal water and pebbled shore characterize this lovely beach, in close distance to Skopelos Town.
Description: A nice beach surrounded by green hills, Glyfoneri is very close to Skopelos Town.
Description: Velanio is a small beach right next to Stafylos. Part of this beach is organized.
Description: This is a small, pebbled beach close to Panormos. The green ambience and the crystal water offer a nice environment to relax.
Description: This is a nice beach between Palio and Neo Klima, in close distance to Glossa. It doen't get that popular as other beaches in the area.
Description: This is a fine beach on the northern side of the island. Due to its distance from the tourist resorts of Skopelos, it doesn't get very popular.
Description: Limnorari is a small secluded beach surrounded by greenery. It is located close to Agnontas.
Description: This is a remote beach on the northernmost part of the island. Due to its secluded spot, it doesn't get frequented at all.
Description: Part of this beach is rocky and another part is sandy, but it usually gets busy due to its closeness to the town.