Skiathos Island in Greece is a verdant island, part of the Sporades Islands group in northern Aegean. Popular with those looking for the ideal destination for island holidays in Greece, Skiathos has a special treat for everyone.

The most popular of the Sporades islands in Greece, Skiathos manages to entertain and enthrall visitors seeking magical island holidays in Greece all day long.

Besides sites of historical interest, great nightlife and many gourmet dining options, Skiathos proves, time and time again, how it has earned its glorious reputation as one of the ultimate island holiday destinations in Greece; its magnificent beaches.

Amongst them, Koukounaries beach is one of the finest examples of the superior beach environs the island has to offer.

Koukounaries Beach in Skiathos

Koukounaries beach with its golden sands and clear waters is one of Skiathos’ foremost beaches, internationally acknowledged as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Skiathos offers many other beautiful beaches, which are within easy reach of the hotel and are truly mesmerizing.

Skiathos Island, Greece

This abundantly green island has something special to offer for everyone, regardless of whether they’re searching for a quiet retreat or looking for fun. Apart from its incredibly beautiful beaches, we have listed some suggestions for things to do during your stay. We are sure you will discover many other options yourself!

  • Visit the Papadiamantis Museum. Papadiamantis is a famous Greek writer of the late 19th –early 20th century, who grew up and died in this house in the centre of Skiathos Town.
  • Admire the "Kastro" and the gargantuan rock that hangs over the sea. Embark on a journey back to the Middle Ages.
  • Visit the monastery of Evaggelistria with its four museums nestled in beautiful verdant surroundings.
  • Enjoy a coffee under the pine trees at the public coffee house on Bourtzi, which divides the port into two parts.
  • Swim at the wonderful Koukounaries beach, famous for its plane trees that almost come down to the sea.
  • Swim in the crystal clear waters of Lalaria Beach and through its famous arch and walk on its stunning white pebbles.
  • Relax on the huge cushions provided by the bars in the Old Port area, whilst sipping exotic cocktails, listening to your favorite music ranging from old time classics to the latest hits.
  • Visit the islets of Arko and Tsougria by boat.
  • Soak up the magnificent surroundings of Agia Eleni at Banana Beach.

Moving around the island of Skiathos

There are frequent busses linking Skiathos Town to its magical beaches and to the mythical Evangelistria monastery. Taxi services are also available throughout the island.

Boat services are available for easier access to many of Skiathos’ beautiful beaches. Rental cars and motorbikes are also readily available for those who want to explore the island’s verdant interior.

Private Yachts and Sailing Boats

Situated 200 meters from Mandraki Village Hotel is the Koukounaries Marina, where boats can be safely moored. Please contact the hotel for further details (+30 24270 49301-03-04 /

Greek Breakfast

Mandraki Village Boutique Hotel