About Skiathos Marina
The Skiathos marina is located on the North end of the island main port. The main street, with cafe, restaurants, bars etc, is a 5-minute walk from the quay. At a distance of only 2km. from the island’s airport and heliport, Skiathos Marina is situated literally at the centre of this cosmopolitan pine-covered island.
There are many quality tavernas, restaurants, cafes and bars by the sea front, just a 5-minute walk from the quay, but also in the center of the village . Above the old harbor, you will find an excellent selection of restaurants with magnificent view.
This port has facilities to meet the basic needs of its customers. Because of the proximity to the city, boaters can access to additional services such as laundry, supermarket, medical facilities and restaurants.
Coordinates: 39 09’35″N 23 29’26″E
Beware of ferries and hydrofoils. Do not anchor inside the airport cone (zone). No vessel with height over 4 meters can anchor in the airplanes landing path.
Mooring lines are available in the Marina. Please do not use your anchor.
In the harbour, moor stern-to on the northern part of the quay. It might be difficult to find space, especially at weekends, when the charter fleet is in. Both the shelter and the holding are good. It is advisable to call ahead on VHF channel 77 (Skaithos marina) to ask for a berth.
Water available on the quay
Fuel is delivered on the quay by a mini tanker
Power of 220 V is available from the sockets of the pier.
A 24-hour taxi stand is also within the marina.
The local bus terminal of Skiathos with connection of the main town with many villages/beaches of the island is within walking distance.
ATM cash point and many Banks are located near the yacht’s pier.
Parking area (unguarded, quite safe) is also located into the marina.
Since, the marina is inside the town all shops including super markets can be found in walking distance.
The prevailing winds in this area are mostly N-NE at Force 2-5, which usually die down during the night.
Skiathos amazes visitors with the lush pine forests, the sandy beaches and the vivid nightlife, while its cosmopolitan atmosphere creates the most charming scenery for holidays.
In Skiathos, the main town becomes the centre of activities in summer. Day and night, the Town becomes very popular with visitors strolling around and dining at the waterfront restaurants.
- Don’t miss a boat trip to the Medieval Castle and Lalaria, the most exotic beach of the island.
- Visit two lovely monasteries, the monastery of Evangelistria and of Kounoupitsa.
- In the centre of the Town, there is the interesting Museum of Papadiamantis, one of the most important Greek scholars.
- Koukounaries: This is most famous beach of Skiathos and one of the most widely – known beaches in Europe. It is known as “Chrisi Ammos – Golden Sand” since the sand there is extremely fine and shines under the summer sun. This beach offers the visitors its deep-blue, crystal-clear waters and a unique chance for a rest since the forest of Koukounaries reaches down to the sea. You are also able to do the water sports of your choice
- Lalaria: Is one of the nicest and most picturesque beaches of Greece and it is situated on the northeastern tip of the island. The northern winds fall with rage on the steep purely white cliffs, towering impressively over the sea. There winds have been creating for millions of years the round, white pebbles called “lalaria” which cover the whole beach.
- Banana: (originally called Krassa) The pine trees here complete the beautiful landscape in a unique way and the sea shines brilliantly under the blazing sun. The beach is a meeting place for many young people since it offers water sports facilities, tavernas and cafeterias full of life and action.
- Kanapitsa: This is an organized beach with fine sand and crystal water, offering a wide range of water sports.
How to get there
During summer you can access Skiathos from all over the world, by compination of flights. But with charter flights you can easily get directly to Skiathos.
Domestic flights to Skiathos from Athens and Thessaloniki.
From Thessaloniki and/or Nea Moudania the trip by boat lasts (approx 4 hours), with daily departures.
From Athens you can drive to Ag. Konstantinos (up to 2 hours) and then take the ferry across. You can also go by KTEL (public bus) from Athens to Ag. Konstantinos (2.5hours).
From Aghios Konstantinos (trip takes 3 hours) by ferryboats and speed ferries.