Skiathos is one of the most popular islands of the Sporades group, in the Aegean sea. There are over 60 stunning white sandy beaches packed with stunning pine trees and beautiful views.
Sailing boat hire in Skiathos are very popular. Although a small island, many tourists are attracted to this stunning island every summer. There are a variety of ages who visit Skiathos, the young visitors attracted by the lively nightlife, families by the day time activities and others by the beauty.
Skiathos town is the biggest and most popular settlement of the island! Its waterfront is without a doubt a romantic spot to relax and listen to the clink of the waves against the moored boats.
You may be familiar with this spot from the famous film Mamma Mia!
Itinerary ideas in Skiathos
Take a break from your sailing boat rental in Skiathos and be sure to visit the clocktower in the centre of town and perhaps the art gallery on one of your daily excursions. Skiathos is known to be a hikers paradise with 25 hiking routes with a total length of 200 km, paths under steady control and cleaned, good signposting (you’ll never lose your way…) and experienced trail guides. Why not combine your hike with wine tasting?
As the evening rolls in there are many seaside taverns along the front with fresh seafood to enjoy before getting lost in the narrow alleys of the town.
Sailing areas in Skiathos
Skiathos (main town, Koukounaries beach, Lalaria Beach)
Skopelos (Panormos bay, Skopelos town: Chora)
Alonissos (Patitiri, Steni Valla)
Kyra Panagia (Planitis)
Skantzoura (deserted but beautifully tranquil)
Skyros (a day of sailing and beautiful views, has a national park)
The climate in Skiathos
From June to mid-September, it is hot and sunny, with rare showers. Typically, the maximum temperatures hover around 30 °C (86 °F) and rarely exceed 33/34 °C (91/93 °F), but the air is a bit humid.
How to get to your sailing boat rental in Skiathos
The airport of Skiathos island is located 3 km from the capital town, on the eastern side of the island. It receives regular internal flights from Athens all year round and the flight time is 30 min. In summer, it also receives many charters and international flights from abroad. Outside the airport, there are taxis to get you to the port.