Leafy Skopelos island impresses all visitors with its abundant nature and is known for its captivating beaches. The crystal clear, turquoise waters are surrounded by very high pine trees, creating dreamy sceneries.
There are beaches which one can visit by car, hiking or boat. Certainly, whichever beach you choose to go to, you will surely have a great time. Below you will find the best beaches in Skopelos island for endless diving.
Beaches in Skopelos – Milia Beach
For many people, Milia Beach is the most beautiful beach of Skopelos island. The beach has small pebbles and transparent turquoise waters, it is organized and ideal for one to spend the whole day there. Milia beach is one of the largest and straight ones in Skopelos, surrounded by an immense number of pine trees reaching up to the sea. The shore is divided in half by a rock, with the left side attracting more people while the right one is quieter. The beach is just one kilometer away from Panormos and about 14 km away from Skopelos Town (Chora).
Beaches in Skopelos – Kastani Beach
Kastani Beach is a beautiful bay with fine sand and pine trees that create a natural shadow. One can easily access the beach by car where there is also a parking area. It is located about one kilometer north of Milia Beach. Moreover, it is considered the most famous beach of Skopelos island as many scenes of the movie “Mamma Mia” were filmed there.
Beaches in Skopelos – Stafilos Beach
The first beach that one encounters when leaving Skopelos Town is Stafilos Beach. It is just 4,5 km away from Chora which makes it one of the most famous and crowded beaches of the island. Stafilos Beach owes its name to the legendary prince Stafilos, son of the god Dionysus and gorgeous Ariadne, daughter of the mythical king of Knossos, Minoas. Prince Stafilos settled in Skopelos island and chose this specific area where the beach is located nowadays, aiming to establish a city in 1600 B.C. At the beach, there is a beach bar where you can find water, coffee, drinks and snacks.
If your holiday plan for this year includes total relaxation and diving in turquoise beaches, then Skopelos is the ideal island for you!