Destination guide

The arty city of Skopelos awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Skopelos. This city is well-known for its island views and beaches. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Seasonal weather averages in Skopelos

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skopelos

Travellers love Skopelos for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Skopelos is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stafylos Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Limnonari Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Agnontas Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Valanio Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Kastani Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Milia Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Skopelos

The nearest airport is in Skiathos (JSI-Skiathos Island National), located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Skopelos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 570 holiday lettings near Skopelos. From 293 Villas to 116 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skopelos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Skopelos?

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

  • Greek Islands: 15,481 holiday homes
  • Skiathos: 347 holiday homes
  • Greece Mainland: 12,052 holiday homes
  • Sporades: 567 holiday homes
  • Mediterranean Sea: 140,630 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Skopelos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Skopelos?

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

  • Skiathos: 347 holiday lettings
  • Alonnisos: 296 holiday lettings
  • South Pelion: 638 holiday lettings
  • Achladias: 279 holiday lettings
  • Istiea Edipsos: 96 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Skopelos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Skopelos. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port of Alonissos: 382 holiday rentals
  • Achladies Beach: 615 holiday rentals
  • Koukounaries Beach: 696 holiday rentals
  • Megali Ammos Beach: 612 holiday rentals
  • Port of Skianthos: 638 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skopelos listed on HomeAway 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 accommodations.