Skiathos, Greece is a small picturesque island of 50 km2 located in the Aegean Sea. There are over 60 sandy beaches, including the highly acclaimed Koukounaries Beach, along 40 km of coastline. Inland, pine trees abound with forests located in the southwestern and northern regions. “Boomerangers”, as they have become known, return to Skiathos island year after year and it’s easy to understand why; natural beauty with stunning views of neighbouring islands, secluded beaches even in high season, and superb Greek and international cuisine.
Major tour operators including Thomson, Thomas Cook, Co-operative Travel, Monarch, and Olympic Holidays offer package holidays to Skiathos with a wide selection of hotels, villas, apartments, studios, and rooms to choose from. Click on the tour operator’s name to check latest deals, or select “Holidays” in the navigation bar above for more information on Skiathos holiday destinations.
Direct flights to Skiathos are available between May and October departing from UK airports including London, Bristol, Birmingham, East Midlands, Manchester, and Newcastle. Flight are operated by Thomson, Thomas Cook and Monarch. Click on the flight operator’s name to check latest deals or select “Flights” in the navigation bar above for more details on departure schedules.
For motorists or visitors traveling through mainland Europe, there is a regular daily flight service from Athens (35 minutes flight time). There are also ferry services from Volos and Agios Konstantinos on the Greek mainland (2-3 hours sailing time). For more information on Athens-Skiathos flights go to olympicair.com, and for ferry services and timetables follow the link at the bottom of the page.
There is a wide range of hotels, villas, apartments, studios, and rooms to choose from in Skiathos and booking accommodation online is straightforward. To browse through the range of options available, select “Places” from the navigation bar above and follow accommodation in the drop down menu. Good deals are also available from booking.com and hotels.com – follow the links to check rates.
Places to stay can be found on many travel agency websites – the table below shows the holiday packages each company typically offers together with their own star rating…
Company / Rating
|Thomas Cook||2||9||11||6||2||Check rates...|
|Cooperative Travel||1||57||80||28||7||Check rates...|
|Olympic Holidays||0||11||8||7||2||Check rates...|