With over 60 sandy beaches on its 45 Km of coastline, Skiathos is an ideal family destination. Many people return year after year and you can see why with its picturesque scenery and excellent weather. With so many beaches its easy to find one that's suitable for you, whether you're looking for a lively beach with watersport facilities or a peaceful isolated beach. You have the opportunity to sail around the island on a hired yacht, visiting hidden coves and secluded beaches. Horse riding is another option, or try you hand at scuba diving.
In the evening the main nightlife is found in Skiathos Town, with its cobbled back streets. There are several Greek Tavernas and bars to choose from in the Old Port area.
The interior of the island is dotted with old churches and monasteries and a visit to Skiathos wouldn't be complete without a trip to see the remains of the medieval town of Kastro.
Skiathos, Sporades, Greece
The weather starts to warm up during May and the temperature increases into the 30's from July until September. Rainfall is normally none existent during this period. From November to March, temperatures are normally between 10 and 15 degrees.