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Skiathos - Stray off the tourist trail

The Greek Island of Skiathos is an island that is just calling out to be explored. The sandy beaches and amazing hiking and cycling trails make it an excellent destination for those seeking a touch of adventure. Skiathos Town is made up of winding streets, all bursting with life, and there are numerous eateries on every corner. All our villas are set on the hills close to the town, giving you the opportunity for a perfect afternoon stroll.

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This area is situated directly behind Meghalos Aselinos Beach and is reached via a lane flanked by groves of olives and trees. The beach offers a laid back taverna which is open during the day.

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On the beach in Skiathos

Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece, Skiathos is the ideal summer holiday destination. Crystal clear blue waters gently lap golden sandy bays and charming white pebble covered coves, and with over 60 beaches to choose from you’re sure to find the perfect sun bathing spot. Hire a boat and visit the northern coast line, exploring some of the more private, secluded coves or visit the many beaches in the south of the island by hire car.

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Outdoor pursuits in Skiathos

Leisure pursuits including cycling, walking and hiking trails offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the many hillside roads and tracks with some areas of the island covered with protected beautiful pine forests. For the water sport enthusiast, many beaches offer an array of activities including paragliding, banana and dingy rides, pedalos and water ski-ing to name a few.

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Local cuisine in Skiathos

For a true taste of typical Greek cuisine, head to one of the waterside tavernas in Skiathos town or to one of the traditional hillside village tavernas. Many offer the renowned Greek meze of either fish or meat - the traditional way of sampling all typical dishes in one sitting or try one of the classic Greek dishes of moussaka, pastitsio or kleftiko. Our Villas are situated within easy reach of Skaithos town, where guests can enjoy a variety of local and international cuisine, as well as a wide choice of bars and local coffee shops.

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Upbeat nights in Skiathos

Skiathos offers a great variety of evening entertainment, providing something to suit every taste. Head to one of the low key beach bars and enjoy an early evening chilled glass of wine whilst gazing across the beautiful Aegean sea, followed by a visit to Skiathos town which really comes alive after dark, offering a great choice of nightlife, with local bars mingling with modern night spots that offer a variety of cocktails and music late into the night.

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Not to be missed...

  • Stroll through the streets of Skiathos town, shopping for souvenirs.
  • Take a boat trip to the neighbouring islands of Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • Visit the beautiful beach of Lalaria, where the crystal clear waters offer excellent bathing.
  • Enjoy a long lunch at one of the many waterfront tavernas, whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery.
  • Visit Papadiamantis house, the only museum in Skiathos and once the home of the famous Greek monk and author.

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