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Make a holiday rental property or villa in Skiathos, Greece your home away from home

Skiathos is an enchanting island in the Aegean Sea off Greece. The scenery is picture-postcard beautiful, with glorious beaches, pine covered hills and charming villas in Skiathos, holidays here provide the perfect combination of activity, peace and beauty. Holidays in Skiathos, Greece never fail to inspire, and if you are looking for a little glamour, the chic restaurants, fashionable boutiques and range of luxury Skiathos property are sure to impress.

Things to do on holiday to Skiathos, Greece

There are more than 60 picture perfect Skiathos beaches to choose from. The finest sands in Greece can be found along the beaches of Skiathos, sandwiched between the turquoise waters of the Aegean and the pine forests of the island. The most famous beach to visit from Skiathos accommodation is the glorious Koukonaries beach, whose golden sands stretch for miles, offering a huge number of water sports, great tavernas and a couple of snack bars. Skiathos’ Banana Beach is known as a naturist beach, although only a short stretch actually is!

There are plenty of water sports to try from a self catering Skiathos villa for rent, with windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving particularly thriving. There are also tennis centres, riding stables and scuba diving centres in Koukounaries and Bourtzi, both of which are easily accessible from any of the apartments or villas in Skiathos.

There is never a shortage of evening entertainment from a holiday villa in Skiathos. Aside from long evenings on the beach or enjoying some of the fine Greek food and wine on the balcony of your Skiathos property, watching the sun set over the stunning landscape of the island, the numerous restaurants, tavernas and bars provide endless hours of fun. There are even open air concerts, theatrical performances and dance evenings in the Bourtzi Open air theatre to enjoy from a Skiathos villa for rent. The Skiathos information centre has details on performances.

Places to visit on holiday to Skiathos, Greece

Whether you are looking for chic cosmopolitan towns of sleepy, traditional villages, both are in abundance on Skiathos holidays. Holidays to Skiathos Town are exactly what you make of them, whether you would prefer to slowly wander the sleepy, cobbled streets of the old town, visiting traditional tavernas looking out over the old fishing boats in the harbour, or frequent stylish boutiques, lively bars and world class restaurants overlooking multi-million pound yachts. Throughout Skiathos Town are marvellous places to eat, drink and stay, with some of the finest apartments in Skiathos town offering beautiful views across the sea.

Weather in Skiathos, Greece

The weather in Skiathos is fine throughout the year. July and August see average monthly temperatures reach over 24°C, and you can expect peak temperatures to reach 30°C during these months, making any Skiathos accommodation with a pool a real luxury.

Travel to Skiathos, Greece

Luckily for those of us trying to reach a Skiathos villa from the UK, there is a small airport on the island. Flights to Skiathos Airport (JSI) arrive direct from the UK, provided by Thomas Cook Airlines and Monarch. The vast majority of flights to Skiathos Airport from the UK actually fly from two airports, Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester (MAN), although you can get flights to Skiathos Airport from a couple of other, smaller British airports.

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Self Catering Skiathos - Holiday Rentals (300+)

 

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Amazing Villa and location

5 of 5
The Villa was immaculate and the owner was so helpful and accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble. The position is stunning and the proximity to Skiathos town was fabulous. 5 stars all round
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Great Apartments

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Stay here! Lovely apartments, great owners, great location
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017