Skiathos is among the most popular islands of Greece, famous for its golden beaches, green landscape and lively ambiance. The city of Skiathos is the only populated area of the island and is a favorite destination for both young people and families.
Popular beaches are located on the southern side of the island, including the famous bay of Koukounaries. The most impressive is the exotic beach of Lalaria, accessible only by boat that also lands at the medieval castle of the island. The town is the center of activities on the island, where visitors head in the evenings to enjoy a relaxing drink. From Skiathos island, visitors can make day excursions to Skopelos and Alonissos, the other islands of Sporades.