The small picturesque island of Skiathos is located in the Aegean Sea and a two hour ferry ride from the Greek mainland. With over 60 sandy beaches and a buzzing nightlife that centres around the town and the old harbour, Skiathos is a great place for families and young couples. If you like to explore and do a bit of Island hopping, you will find plenty of boats operating throughout the day offering excursions to Skopelos and Alonissos, the other islands of Sporades.
Some well known tourist sights include the castle of Skiathos and sea caves located on the northern side of the island. Make sure you sit back and relax at Koukounaries beach which is among the largest and most popular beaches. Agia Paraskevi is also very popular due to its organized facilities and stunning scenery.