Cheap holidays to Skiathos
Skiathos, the smallest of the Sporades islands, is a good choice for beach holidays in the Greek sunshine. This green island with over 60 beaches to choose from, crystal clear blue waters, tiny traditional villages and buzzy nightlife is a paradise for worldwide holidaymakers. BerryTravel.com will arrange the best deal for your unforgettable cheap holidays to Skiathos, away from the hustle and the bustle.
The island of Skiathos offers some of the best beaches of Greece. Koukounaries Beach has been rated as the best beach in Greece. Other popular beaches of the island include the sheltered Banana Beach and the magnificent Lalaria Beach. Holidays in this sunny island are all about relaxing and enjoying water activities on its fascinating beaches. The island has a number of dive schools and provides great conditions for scuba diving and snorkelling. During your cheap holidays to Skiathos, you can also grab the opportunity to explore the traditional villages and the monasteries of the island by renting a car, by horse riding or even on foot.
Things to do
A must visit place, while you’re on cheap Skiathos holidays, is the imposing Bourtzi castle, which is located near to the main port. Bourtzi features a café with brilliant views to the Skiathos Town and to the sea and an open air theatre, which hosts various performances during the summer months.
The capital, Skiathos Town, is a cosmopolitan place where you’ll find everything from local handicrafts and souvenirs to designer boutiques, galleries, local taverns, good quality restaurants and eateries, where you can experience the traditional local cuisine. The house-museum of Papadiamantis, a famous Greek writer, is also well worth visiting.
May to October is the best time to visit Skiathos for holidays, when the climate is warm and sunny. The hottest months are July and August.
Skiathos holidays are well known for the buzzy nightlife scene too, offering a variety of clubs, bars and restaurants to suit everyone’s expectations. Dance the nights away in Skiathos, wander around its lighten cobbled alleys and enjoy refreshments and cocktails at its cosy bars and cafes.