Things To Do

Check here all the “Things To Do” while staying with us and learn about the local history, gastronomy, natural beauties of the area, outdoor activities you may experience alone or with your kids!

Agia Eleni Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Agia Eleni Beach

Agia Eleni Beach Walking distance from the much more frequented Koukounaries Beach, Agia Eleni is a west-facing bay named for the nearby chapel. Travelling on the bus from Chora you

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Strofilias Lake - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Strofilias Lake

Strofilias Lake Strofilias Lake is the green paradise of Skiathos. It is located about 200 meters from the famous Koukounaries Beach and is definitely on top of the list as

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Koukounaries Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Koukounaries Beach

Koukounaries Beach Koukounaries Beach is a protected nature reserve and there’s very little development other than a few scattered beach bars. Rent a sunbed and umbrella, settle in, and enjoy

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Bourtzi - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Bourtzi

Bourtzi Bourtzi is a tiny peninsula that divides the Skiathos port into two distinct parts. It used to be a fort, which was built by the Gizi brothers who ruled

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Troulos Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Troulos Beach

Troulos Beach On the south coast near bus stop 18 is an enticing sandy bay less than ten kilometres from Skiathos Town. The sand at Troulos may be the softest

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Medieval Castle - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle In the past Castle used to be one of the principal medieval towns. The town has been strategically built on a rocky cliff that literally hangs above the

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Old Town - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Old Town

Old Town Brightly painted shutters and pots filled with blooming flowers make Old Town Skiathos a charming spot to start the day in. Stop at one of its many pavement

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Sea Caves - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Sea Caves

Sea Caves Close to the beach of Lalaria, one of the most photographed beaches in Greece are two beautiful sea caves, Skotini and Galazia. Lalaria is located on the northern coast of

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Old Port - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Old Port

Old Port The hub of fashionable nightlife in Skiathos centres around the Old Port. Relaxed waterfront bars have enchanting views over the ocean while well-known DJs and partygoers pack into

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Papadiamantis House - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Papadiamantis House

Papadiamantis House The house of Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911), one of the most prominent Greek writers is situated in Skiathos Town. Built-in 1850-1860 by the author’s father, who was a priest,

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Diamandi Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Diamandi Beach

Diamandi Beach Popular for its emerald green waters and fine golden sands, Diamandi is a small beach in the very south of the island. It is a wonderful choice, with

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Vromolimnos Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Vromolimnos Beach

Vromolimnos Beach Vromolimnos Beach is located on the west coast of a small peninsula in southern Skiathos. Because of its strategic location, it is a preferred place to rent a

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Banana Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Banana Beach

Banana Beach Less crowed than Koukounaries, Banana Beach still has a party atmosphere and is a simple walk from bus stop 26. At the end of the forest trail is

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Hiking Trails - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails Nearly 200 km of hiking routes cover the entire island of Skiathos, which can take you up to the island’s peaks, through fragrant pine forest, and along meandering

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Monastery of Evangelistria - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Monastery of Evangelistria

Monastery of Evangelistria The Monastery of Panagia Evangelistria is located about 5 km north of Skiathos Town. Reachable by car or on foot (1 hour) from the capital of the

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Papadiamanti Pedestria Street - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Papadiamanti Pedestrian Street

Papadiamanti Pedestrian Street One of the best areas to shop in Skiathos is along the pedestrian street of Papadiamanti. Named after the famous Greek author, you’ll find shops selling local

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Lalaria Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Lalaria Beach

Lalaria Beach Lalaria is surrounded by sheer limestone cliffs and bordered by the clear turquoise waters of the Aegean. The spectacular natural arch rising out of the sea is an

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Grilled Octopus - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Grilled Octopus

Grilled Octopus Seafood is delivered fresh out of the water by local fishermen to just about every taverna in Skiathos. Greek-style octopus comes marinated in white wine and lemon, with

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Mandraki Beach - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Mandraki

Mandraki In a natural reserve of low hills cloaked with stone and Aleppo pines, Mandraki is an undeveloped stretch of coastline with three beaches in bays on either side of

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Tsougria - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Tsougria

Tsougria The island of Tsougria is visible from the clock tower in Skiathios town is a brief boat trip away. Leave early in the morning and you can pass a

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Panagia Kounistra Monastery - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Panagia Kounistra Monastery

Panagia Kounistra Monastery The Monastery of Panagia Kounistra (or Ikonistra) is found in the middle of a pine forest on the southwestern side of Skiathos. It is actually located about

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Arkos Island - Cape Blue Suites - Achladies - Skiathos - Greece

Arkos Island

Arkos Island Two and a half kilometers south from the old town of Skiathos lies a s small and almost deserted island. As a real piece of paradise, it is

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