Skiathos island is a very green island covered by a thick pine forest and considered as a protected environment.
The Greek island of Skiathos is very popular and can get really crowded during July and August by people attracted by the wonderful long and golden sandy beaches of the island which are boarded by trees and have crystal-clear waters.
It is a well-organised island and has all the tourist facilities needed.
This green and blue island only has one main settlement which is the capital and main port of the island.
In the town of Skiathos one can find many touristy facilities from travel agencies, to shops, restaurants and taverns and bars.
The characteristic of the island of Skiathos is its wonderful beaches which are extending on many kilometres and have golden sand and mirror-like waters.
All of those paradises are surrounded by dense pine forest , descending down to the sea.
Some of the most famous beaches is that of Koukounaries , Banana Beach, Vromolimnos , Agia Eleni and many more.
Concentrated in the capital of the island are many trendy or romantic bars as well as small night clubs and pubs , scattered around the narrow streets of the town.