Discover a selection of 380 holiday rentals in Skiathos that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 67 per night, and villas and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Skiathos. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Great Skiathos holiday lettings

Skiathos is a small island in the northwest Aegean Sea and on the western side of the Sporades island group. The main town is also called Skiathos, with smaller villages such as Kalvia and Troullos also on the island. Skiathos is well-known for its numerous beaches and farmland. The island also boasts a vibrant nightlife, especially during the summer. If you want a pleasant island experience along with an array of activities, book your holiday letting in Skiathos.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Skiathos

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Skiathos

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Skiathos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bourtzi Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Megali Ammos Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Vassilias Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Achladies Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Xanemos Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Megas Gialos beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Beaches

Top beaches near your Skiathos holiday rental

Skiathos provides plenty of beautiful beaches where you can sunbathe or swim in the clear, blue waters. You can easily reach most beaches from your villa rental. Koukounaries Beach is a very popular summer destination and is a natural reserve with numerous pine trees surrounding the beach to give you much-needed shade, as well as very few restaurants or accommodation nearby. Lalaria Beach offers breathtaking scenery with its high white cliffs in the background and round pebbles that line the shore. You can only reach this beach by boat. Banana Beach actually splits into two beaches, and northern Little Banana Beach appeals to those who want to go au natural or work on an all-over tan. At Kanapitsa Beach, you can enjoy water activities like surfing, riding water scooters or scuba diving, and you can walk the nearby hiking trails for more exercise. You’ll find umbrellas and sundecks to help you beat the heat at Vromolimnos Beach, and you can buy your favourite drink at the nearby beach bars.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Skiathos

Fly into Skiathos (JSI-Skiathos Island National), the closest airport, located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport around your Skiathos holiday home

You’ll find several different means of transport in Skiathos, making it easy to reach destinations from your holiday cottage. The Skiathos International Airport is located on the northeastern end of the island, and Olympic Air serves as the major airline. The main paved road stretches along the southern and eastern coasts, with dirt roads that head north and inland. Coach services run regular routes, with the main route going from the Skiathos town to Koukounaries Beach. If you want to self-drive, you can hire a car or moped. You can take a boat to the other nearby islands or ride a Hellenic Seaways ferry to either Volos or Agios Konstantinos on the mainland.

Food & drink

Savour delicious cuisines near Skiathos villa rentals

Most cheeses, fruits and vegetables come from local farms and are organic. Greeks put olive oil in most foods, from salads to meats, as they believe in its health benefits. They also add herbs such as oregano and rosemary for extra flavour and aroma to their meals. Locals like to grill their seafood, which originates from the Aegean Sea, and popular meat dishes include paidakia (lamb chops) and hirino brizola (pork chops). A glass of Greek wine, ouzo, can complement your dinner. You will find many fine places to eat throughout the island and close to your holiday rental.

Can I find a vacation rental around Skiathos?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 380 vacation rentals near Skiathos. From 210 villas to 77 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Skiathos for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.