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Why go to Skiathos

Golden sandy beaches are sandwiched between sparkling blue seas and lush green forests, and the island's charming villages await.

Sitting pretty in the Aegean Sea off the east coast of Greece, the green oasis of Skiathos is a holiday paradise. The setting is uniquely beautiful, and the island attracts a cosmopolitan crowd that appreciates fine Greek cuisine and sophisticated nightlife by night and beaches minus the crowds by day. It's no wonder that the makers of Mamma Mia! shot some scenes for the musical movie starring Meryl Streep here.

Skiathos holidays begin after you've arrived at Skiathos Island Airport (JSI). Once you've reached your holiday resort, unpack your sunshine wardrobe, and then set about discovering one of the island's 60 or so sand and pebble beaches. Perhaps the cliffs and arch formation of stunning Lalaria Beach will have you reaching for the camera? Maybe the beach at Kolios will have you reaching for the sun cream? Wherever you choose to laze on the sand, lie back and soak up the sunshine in this simply stunning part of the world.

The villages of Skiathos are traditional and a world away from high-rise resorts and thumping nightclubs. Here the pace is slower and the locals will welcome you with typically warm Greek hospitality - expect a shot of traditional raki on arrival in your resort.

The most popular resort choices for visitors areMegali Ammos, Vasilias, Achladies, Kanapitsa, Kolios, Platanias, Aghia Paraskevi, Troulos, and Koukounaries.

Staying in the capital,Skiathos Town- the island's only town - is also popular, with shops and stylish bars on the doorstep of your hotel or self-catering accommodation.

The harbour is a wonderful place to spend the evening relaxing in laid-back cafes and bars as the sun sets on the horizon.

Travel Information

Language

Greek

Currency

Euro (€)

Average flight time(from London)

5 hrs 20 mins

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