Achladies is a beautiful resort and consists of hotels, villas and studios. It is just 5 km from the town of Skiathos where you can reach by bus or sea taxi. In the homonymous beach which is awarded with blue flag you will find restaurants, watersports, beach bars as well as mini markets.
Both Agia Paraskevi the village and the beach have been named after the chapel located in the area and are around 7 kilometres far from Skiathos town. The village extends to a large valley which includes to the east the beautiful area of Kolios and the homonymous beach. As in most of the island, there is a variety of accommodation, with many villas, suites or studios and a 5-star hotel. Here you will find a lot of taverns serving Greek dishes as well as restaurants with Mediterranean and international cuisine. Both areas are suitable for every visitor, no matter their age or preference. There are plenty of bars and cafes around to keep you entertained at night. The two beaches, both awarded with blue flag are in a very short distance from the resorts and organised with beach bars and restaurants. The sea there is quite calm, ideal for families and young children. For walkers, there are walking trails to Kechria forest through the valley.
Kalamaki is a green peninsula in the southern part of the island and is surrounded by beautiful beaches like Tzaneria and Kanapitsa both awarded with the Blue flag. To the west we find the area of Vromolimnos with the beautiful homonymous beach. In both areas there are deluxe villas as well as hotel units. The town of Skiathos is 6 km away and in addition to buses you can get there by water taxi.
The famous Koukounaries is a resort of unique natural beauty and is located in the southwest of Skiathos. Skiathos town and the airport are connected with frequently running buses and you’ll be there in less than 30 minutes. The various hotels and villas in the village can offer a wide selection of accommodation, ranging from luxurious hotels to simple, yet comfortable, rooms to let. Staying in Koukounaries will add quality to your holidays as you will connect with the nature and beauty of the surroundings. It is ideal for families and nature lovers as well as for young people and adventurers. In Koukounaries, you will find many restaurants, taverns and snack bars to have lunch, dinner or a cocktail in a bar with live music. Another privilege you’ll enjoy, if you choose to spend your holidays in Koukounaries, is that you’ll have the most amazing beach of the island at hand. The beach is well-organized, with sun loungers and umbrellas as well as with beach bars, watersports, scuba diving school and even kiosks for your basic needs and of course awarded with the blue flag. Koukounaries are waiting for you to explore them and enjoy their natural beauty.
Troulos is a small resort around the beach of the area and both got their name from the tiny islet right opposite them which has the shape of a Christian Orthodox dome. The village with the impressive white sand beach is located 9 kilometres southwest of Skiathos Town in the windless southern coast. The beach awarded with the Blue flag is ideal for families because of the crystal clear calm waters. It is one of the busiest areas on the island and there are a lot of nice restaurants, taverns, snack bars and hotels just by the sea. Among the rest of the facilities offered in Troulos, there are a lot of super markets for your daily supplies, car rentals and a bar with live music. The resort is particularly favoured by British people .
Megali Ammos and Vassilias are the nearest tourist resorts from the city of Skiathos. From most accommodations you can reach the center of Skiathos as well as by bus or sea taxi in less than ten minutes. In Megali Ammos beach which is awarded with the blue flag you will find a range of taverns and restaurants on the Sea as well as watersports and supermarkets. From five star hotels and beautiful villas to studios and simple rooms, Megali Ammos and Vasilias is an ideal choice for every age and budget.
Apart from the South side of the island, you can find many beautiful villas and other accommodation types in all areas on the north side. If you are looking for absolute tranquility, in accommodation, with breathtaking views then maybe these areas are a very good choice. Wherever you are, the city of Skiathos is not more than 10 minutes away by car. The areas of Vigles, Kalivia and Megas Gialos are located from 2 to 4 kilometers from the city of Skiathos and all have incredible views as they are located at an altitude of about 200 to 300 meters north of Skiathos. Other beautiful areas are Agia Kali, Agios Fanourios and Kechria, which also combine the absolute serenity of nature with stunning views. Finally, just opposite the city of Skiathos, we find the area of Pounta, where although its only a few minutes away by car from the center, it offers absolute tranquility and unique natural beauty.
Skiathos Town has all different types of accommodation and by choose to stay here you will be near to everything. The capital town of Skiathos has absolutely excellent tourist facilities. A stroll around the town’s paved streets reveals cute white houses with red tiled roofs and colorful gardens. The picturesque harbour surrounded by four small islets is a sight not to be forgotten. In the center and the old or new port you will find amazing restaurants, bars, shops and everything a visitor might need is just few minutes away from any Skiathos Town accommodation. You can visit all the beaches by bus or by boat and sea taxi.