Koukounaries Beach

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One of the most beautiful locations and most famous beaches of Greece. A magical beach surrounded by a dense pine forest, creating a landscape of rare beauty. Located at the southwest edge of Skiathos and just 12 km from the town. The main feature of the beach is the endless golden sand that has been described as the most natural of the Mediterranean. The beach is well organized and ideal for water sports. Behind the overgrown forest with the extremely tall pine trees is the lake Strofilia, an important habitat that complements the dreamy backdrop. The lakeside area shelter many rare species of birds. This is an amazing option for a swim when sailing in Greece.

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Skiathos Hiking Map

Skiathos Hiking Map

Scale: 1:15.000
Edition: March 2010

For the first time the island’s entire coastline is mapped with a specially equipped and staffed cartographic vessel.


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Koukounaries Harbor

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Port

Despite the number of tourists at the beach during the day, this is the favorite anchorage in Skiathos for some cruisers. There is a small harbor where, if there is any room you can tie side-to or take a line to the quay.

Lagoon 400s2

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Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2015
  • Length 40.00 ft

Koukounaries

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Horse Riding Club

Explore Skiathos island on the back of a horse! The horse-riding center in Koukounaries offers daily tours for beginners, more experienced riders and, of cours,e kids. Koukounaries is a location and a beach in the southwest part of the island of Skiathos in Greece.

Skiathos Horse Riding Center at Koukounaries

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Horse Riding Club

Skiathos Horse Riding Center is located at the south west part of Skiathos island, at the Mandraki area, which is famous for the beautiful beaches and green landscapes. Riders can explore the wonderful islands of Skiathos, choosing one of the available horse riding tours.

Gournes Cove

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Anchorage

Milos at Sea

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Mega Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2000
  • Length 112.11 ft

Ftelios Cove

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Anchorage

Koukounaries Bay

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Anchorage

Katavothra Bay

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Anchorage

Sail la Vie 35 economy

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Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 6
  • Built 2004
  • Length 35.00 ft

Beautiful sandy beach located about 9 km southwest of Skiathos town on the south coast, after the beach of Agia Paraskevi on the way to Koukounaries. The combination of facilities, a magnificent sea and a beautiful environment make it very popular.

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Troulos Beach

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Beach

Beautiful sandy beach located 9 km southwest of the city of Skiathos on the south coast of the island about one kilometer west of Platanias, on the way to Koukounaries. The name derives from the opposite islet that looks like a cupola of a church.

Beautiful small sandy beach in the southern part of the western edge of the island, next to the Megali Mpanana separated by a large rock. The relevant isolation makes it very popular to nudists, especially since they moved here from the Megali Mpanana.

Sir Winston Churchill

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Motor Sailer for Charter

  • Berths 12
  • Built 1960
  • Length 134.50 ft

Beautiful sandy beach located about 14 km west of the town of Skiathos in the southern part of the western edge of the island, after Koukounaries. Formerly called Krassa bay, its current name derives from the peculiar shape that looks like banana, It used to be a nudists’r shelter but in recent years, they moved to Mikri Banana nearby.

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The nice sandy beach of Maratha is situated at the southern coast of the island, well protected by the strong northern winds, at a distance of some 12 kilometers southwestern to the town of Skiathos, before arriving to Koukounaries. The beach has great facilities and sea sports.

Beautiful secluded beach next to the hotel in the area. Although it is not organized, the beach itself and the turquoise waters of the bay will fascinate you.

Kechria Beach

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Beach

Isolated and small in size beach with pebbles and sand. Located about 13 km northwest of the town of Skiathos in the middle of the northern coast of the island in an open cove to the northwest.

Isolated and medium sized sandy beach. Located about 12 km northwest of the town of Skiathos in the middle of the northern coast in an opening of the north cove.

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Mikri Aselinos Beach

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Beach

Beautiful but relatively isolated and small sandy beach about 16 km northwest of the town of Skiathos, on the northwest coast of the island inside an opening to the north cove. The Holy Monastery of Panagia Eikonistra (Kounistra) is nearby and is worthy of a visit.

Aselinos Beach

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Beach

Secluded enough and of moderate size, the sandy beach of Aselinos is situated some 13,5 kilometers northwestern to the town of Skiathos, at the northwestern coast of the island within a cove open to the north. Aselinos beach has umbrellas and sun beds.

Beautiful isolated sandy beach about 15 km west of the town of Skiathos at the west end on the island inside an opening of the north cove. Located next to Elia beach, Agkistro beach has no facilities but the sea is crystal clear and the environment peaceful and exotic.

Beautiful sandy beach located about 15 km west of the town of Skiathos, on the island's western edge. Elia (meaning olive tree in Greek) does not have any facilities, but the waters are crystal clear.

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The lovely sandy beach of Mandraki, also known as “the Port of Xerxes”, is situated some 14 km from the town of Skiathos, at the western coast of the island. Keep in mind that there are no facilities here.

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Very small and beautiful sandy beach about 15 km west of the town of Skiathos at the west end of the island, about two kilometers west of Koukounaries. The name Kryfi Ammos means hidden sand as the beach is literally hidden from sight behind small hills and rocks.

Sandy beach which is the continuation of the famous Koukounaries beach behind some small rocks, located 13.5 km southwest of Skiathos.

Beautiful sandy beach located 8.5 km southwest of Skiathos town and sheltered from strong winds.

Beautiful sandy beach about 14 km southwest of Skiathos town on the western edge of the island. The name derives from the chapel that stands out with its white color among the dense green trees, the blue sea and the golden sand.

Kolios Beach

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Beach

Beautiful sandy beach located 8 km southwest of the city of Skiathos on the south coast of the island roughly 3 kilometers west of Platanias, on the way to Koukounaries in front of the homonymous tourist resort settlement. Due to its location, the beach is sheltered from north winds.

Skiathos Diving Center

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Diving Center

Skiathos Diving Center Diving is officially recognized by PADI and CMAS. Our brand new equipment is carefully selected by the best manufacturers as MARES, TECHNISUB, EFFESUB, DACOR and OCEANIC.

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