The island , home to the famous Greek writer Alexandros Papadiamanti is a green island of Sporades , a true jewel of the Aegean , with amphitheater built white houses , steep cliffs and turquoise seas . It is only 46 square kilometers, but many people return to the island for their holidays each year for the mere fact that it has the best beaches in the Greek islands , a great variety of restaurants, bars , plenty of accommodation for stay and the fact that it is a absolutely gorgeous island . It is a lush, green island with over 60 beaches.
Skiathos island apart from its natural beauty , it offers excellent tourist infrastructure , major attractions such as the Museum of Musical Instruments of the world and the House – Museum of Alexander Papadiamanti , historic monasteries and the medieval town of Castle in the North coast of the island .
The island “s nightlife is very intense so Skiathos is one of the most preferred holiday destinations of youth .
The island offers endless golden beaches are beaches Tsougria Skiathos , Banana , Lalaria Vromolimnos , Kanapitsa , Castle, Saint Helena, Mandraki – Olive, Big Sandy, which is accessed by road or by boat.
Lovers tours have opportunity to walk through streams and forests of the island and discover the deeper beauty of the area .
The island hosts sailing a single port, where you can vacation for relaxation or to bother doing excursions , sports and enjoying the nightlife of Skiathos.