The island of Skyros in Greece combines the beauty of Cyclades and northern Sporades islands. If you plan to visit Skyros for your holidays then you will find beautiful beaches to relax and swim at the crystal clear waters of Aegean Sea. There are organized and non organized beaches, famous and secluded beaches, each of them with a unique beauty to make your stay in Skyros pleasant. Below we present you the 5 best beaches that you will find during your stay in Skyros.
Pefkos beach is a non organized beach with crystal clear waters at the western side of Skyros. Pefkos is a pebble and sandy beach. If you plan to visit Pefkos then it's a good idea to stay and enjoy the sunset from the beach, Pefkos is one of the best sunset spots in Skyros. Nearby beaches are Acherounes beach and Aspous, both of them are more suitable for children.
Aghios Petros beach
A non organized beach at the northern side of Skyros. Aghios Petros beach is a pebble beach with natural beauty.
Kalamitsa beach is a non organized sandy beach. Close to Kalamitsa there is a tavern. Kalamitsa is suitable for those who seek relaxation. Be careful if the wind is strong then be careful because the sand is going straight at your eyes. Nearby beach at the southern side of Skyros is Kolimpada beach.
Gyrismata beach is an organized beach with sand and beach bar with sunbeds. Gyrismata beach is suitable for those who love windsurfing, the waves are good for windsurfing. It's also a good place to do scuba diving because of its seabed. Nearby beaches are the famous beaches Molos and Magazia.
Sarakino beach (or Sarakiniko) a special sandy non organized beach at a small island near the southern side of Skyros. Saraino beach is an ideal choise for those who seek relaxation combining crystal clear waters and relaxation. If you plan to visit Sarakino you have to the take the boat from Linaria.
Skyros - Kalamitsa
Skyros - Acherounes