Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Skiathos

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Skiathos. Travellers appreciate the boating in this trendy city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Skiathos

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Skiathos

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Skiathos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bourtzi Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Megali Ammos Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Vassilias Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Achladies Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Xanemos Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Megas Gialos beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Skiathos

Fly into Skiathos (JSI-Skiathos Island National), the closest airport, located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Skiathos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 343 holiday rentals near Skiathos. From 170 Villas to 66 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skiathos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Skiathos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Skiathos. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Papadiamantis House: 641 holiday rentals
  • Kastro Beach: 685 holiday rentals
  • Skiathos Castle: 683 holiday rentals
  • Megali Ammos Beach: 618 holiday rentals
  • Achladies Beach: 618 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Skiathos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Skiathos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Skiathos with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • South Pelion: 648 holiday homes
  • Achladias: 282 holiday homes
  • Afissos: 305 holiday homes
  • Istiea Edipsos: 96 holiday homes
  • Zagora-Mouresi: 358 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Skiathos?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Skiathos. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Papadiamantis House: 641 holiday rentals
  • Kastro Beach: 685 holiday rentals
  • Skiathos Castle: 683 holiday rentals
  • Megali Ammos Beach: 618 holiday rentals
  • Achladies Beach: 618 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skiathos listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.