Koukounaries is the most famous beach of Skiathos.
And still you have not seen the best! Reaching at Koukounaries you will stay stunt by the dense pinewood that surrounds the dreamed beach and creates an exotic landscape. Behind the verdant forest with the very tall pines is found the lake of Strofilias. It is an important biotope that adds its own note of beauty in the region. In the lakeside area stands the shelter a lot of infrequent species of birds.
It is one of the most famous beaches of our country and undeniably the most photographed landscape of Skiathos. Koykoynaries are protected by the Municipality of Skiathos and by European Union. They constitute model of organised beach and they have been rewarded as one of the most beautiful natural sandy beaches of world!
The enchanting beach of Aselinos
In the Eastern side of Koukounaries is extended the beach Banana which prefer the nudists and the splendid sandy beach of Saint Helena.
In the northern side you will meet the exotic Mandraki or the harbour of Xerxi while according to the tradition from here seems to have began Xerxis for Artemisio.
Characteristic of this beach is the very tall dunes. Afterwards is found the small and relatively isolated beach of Elia.
Other beaches of northern coast that deserve to visit are the Small and Big Aselinos, Kechria, Limenaria and the beaches big Gialos and Xanemos that is found in the north of the city. They are quiet beaches that have not enjoyed big tourist projection and because of this maintain untouched their natural beauties.