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Highlights in Skiathos
- Alexandros Papadiamantis Museum
- The sea caves of Skiathos
- Evangelist Monastery of Skiathos
- The fortified village of Kastro
- Boat trips to Skiathos
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If you are looking for a different destination than usual, the tourist destination of Skiathos, Greece, is the perfect destination. Here you will find holiday rentals a stone's throw from the sea and close to all beach clubs, to have the sea in the morning and nightlife in the evening. The houses are usually cheap and equipped with every comfort: private pool, barbecue and garden, to enjoy a full holiday and, for the most demanding, you can also stay in independent villas or boats! Skiathos is known not only for its beautiful beaches but also for its nightlife. It is nicknamed the Capridell'Egeo, in fact you just have to take a look at its port to see moored the most luxurious yachts! If you love fun, in the evening you can not miss a walk on the promenade when it comes alive with young people who want to have fun listening to live music!The most beautiful rentals in Skiathos
Take advantage of the many rentals available in Skiathos, to spend a holiday with your best friends in the name of fun and beautiful beaches. If you love water sports, Skiathos is the ideal destination. Book a holiday letting or letting near the hills, in the hinterland, and you can also enjoy a nice walk in the pine woods of Skiathos for a day different from the classic day at the beach. The scents of unspoiled nature, the quietness, the coolness, the relaxing calm will envelop you during your walks. If you want to escape from the daily chaos enjoy a relaxing reading in the shade of the scented pines of these hills, or making a dolceriposino caressed by the gentle sea breeze.
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Location and orientation
Scìato, in Greek Skiàthos, is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Despite its very small size, the island of Skiathos is a well known tourist destination. The coast of Skiathos is 44 kilometres long and offers its visitors 60 paradisiacal sandy beaches. The island of Skiathos has a shape that looks like a rumble and its coasts are jagged. Skiathos is made up of numerous islets and beautiful, unspoilt bays. If you love walking in nature, the territory of Skiathos, mostly hilly, has many pine forests. Ideal if you want to escape from the daily chaos and immerse yourself in the quiet of nature protected by large pine trees!Discovering Skiathos
The island of Skiathos is ideal for those looking for fun, beautiful beaches, crystal clear sea, contact with unspoiled nature. It is a wooded island with beautiful beaches such as the famous Koukounaries which attracts many young people from April to October. If you love the beach and adventure, you can go to the beaches of Banana Beach, Aselinos and Mandraki, ideal destinations for surfers, or Lalaria, which you can only reach from the sea because it is surrounded by high rocks. But Skiathos is not only beach, sun, sea, in the beautiful town of Skiathos you will find a very romantic bay, you can walk in its historiccentre with alleys full of taverns, antique shops, jewelers and trendy places where you can relax after spending the day at sea.
Travellers and related activities
If you want to spend a day other than the classic day at the beach, Skiathos offers many cultural and historical attractions. You can also spend time strolling through the city centre and shopping in the many trendy shops. The island has numerous monasteries, museums, fortresses and natural beauties to discover. In the city Skiathos you can visit the church Agios Nikolaos, protector of sailors. You can also walk to Bourtzi, be it a small peninsula that divides into two areas Skiathos, once here stood a fortress then destroyed. This part of the city is a destination for all those seeking relaxation, here you can admire beautiful panoramic views of the crystal clear sea away from the chaos of the city.Shiathos for those who love shopping and entertainment
If you love shopping, you can't miss a walk in the main street of Skiathos, Papadiamantis street, entirely pedestrian. Walking along this main street you will find many clothes and souvenir shops, ideal if you like shopping! Don't miss an evening in the city centre full of clubs and bars where you can enjoy a cocktail or a beer with friends before a fun-filled night in one of the many discos in the area.
„Do you know that the island of Skiathos is called the Capri of the Aegean? The tourist destination is, in fact, a destination for many important visitors who moor their luxurious yachts in the port of the island, making it easy to compare with Capri!“
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If you love literature, don't miss a visit to the Alexandros Papadiamantis museum. Papadiamantis is a 19th century Greek writer who described the city of Skiathos in his novels. The museum also allows you to visit the writer's house. You can see how everyday life went in the second half of the 19th century in Skiathos.2. The sea caves of Skiathos
Lalaria beach is one of the most famous on the island of Skiathos. Here you will find two authentic wonders of nature, namely its sea caves that open along the rocks near the beach, certainly not to be missed. You can visit these sea caves with a private boat or on organised tours. If you love diving or if you are an experienced swimmer, you can experience the thrill of swimming in the crystal clear waters of the caves! It will be an unforgettable experience!3. The Evangelist Monastery of Skiathos
The Evangelist Monastery is the most famous religious building in the capital Skiathos city, which is about 30 minutes away. You can also visit the many small white churches, but the Monastery is worth a visit. In this monastery you can visit the folklore museum and the museum of sacred art. You will find the Monastery climbing on the slopes of the mountain and surrounded by dense vegetation. Another famous monastery that is worth a visit is the Monastery of Panagia Iconistria, about two kilometres from the beach of Aselinos.4. The fortified village of Kastro
The fortified village of Kastro overlooking the sea is located on the highest point of the island of Skiathos. The village dates back to the fourteenth century and you can reach it on foot, after a walk, quite demanding, of two hours on a steep path. The effort is worth it as the summit will give you breathtaking views of the sea! If you want to reach the village with adventure, choose to take part in a jeep safari or admire it from below during a boat trip around the island!5. Boat trips
From Skiathos there are many day boat trips to the nearby islands of Skopelos and Alassonissos, a fun and relaxing way to discover the best of the Northern Sporades! The boat trip is ideal for those on holiday with the family, fun and adventure are guaranteed!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Skiathos
What is the average price of holiday lettings in Skiathos?
With an average price of £174.54 per night, Skiathos lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday rentals in Greece.
Which months allow you to save the most on holiday rentals?
Travellers who want to save as much as possible should visit Skiathos in May, September, and March which are the months that offer the best discounts, with average prices of £135.41, £149.92, and £155.72 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
When does the price of holiday rentals in Skiathos go up the most?
Following the data observed in 2020, the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of July (£227.11), December (£219.41), and August (£198.14).
Is Skiathos a good location for a last-minute getaway?
When visiting Skiathos, it is necessary to think ahead, as 53% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
June, May, and September are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with respective average availability figures of 63.75%, 62.4% and 60%.
When are there fewer rental options available in Skiathos?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is February (only 34% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by January (34%), and March (35.75%).
How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in Skiathos?
We have 480 properties for you in Skiathos, provided by our 9 local and international partners.