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Skiathos Town, also sometimes referred to as Chora, is the capital of the island of Skiathos. It is by far its busiest and most popular tourist resort with thousands of visitors visiting this place every year. Although the town doesn’t have a beach of its own, the nearest beach is within walking distance. The resort is also packed with great restaurants, bars, clubs and everything else that you would expect from a Greek island capital.
Cheap holidays to Skiathos Town are becoming increasingly popular and the region can be reached from most airports in the UK. There are direct flights to Skiathos Airport and from there, the resort is just a 5-minute drive away. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site for more budget-friendly holidays to destinations all over the world. Direct flights to Skiathos tend to be around 3 and a half hours from most major UK airports.
The resort is at its most lively during the summer period that runs from spring until autumn and is the most populated resort on the island. Temperatures tend to reach at least the high 20s throughout these summer months and tourists flock to take advantage of the reliable warm weather. Prices are usually a little bit cheaper from autumn to spring. However, much of the tourism here is focused around the vibrant summer months and around the surrounding beaches so we recommend a visit during this time of year.
The closest beach to Skiathos Town is Megali Ammos Beach and many people staying in this resort make the short journey to here on most days of their holiday. Being the capital of the island, Skiathos Town is well connected to every other part of the island so what beach you choose is really up to you. The resort itself boasts a grand harbour where you can watch yachts and sailboats coming in and out. This place is always buzzing with activity and provides very scenic views. Other worthwhile mentions in this place include the Papadiamantis House Museum and the town’s open-air cinema.
Skiathos Town has the widest selection of accommodation options on the island with everything from cheap hostels to standard 3-star hotels to more luxurious, all-inclusive choices. Whatever your budgets and preferences are for your sunshine getaway, you can be sure to find something ideal for you in Skiathos Town. The resort is also full of plenty of choice when it comes to restaurants, cafes, bars and tavernas. The most expensive but most beautiful spots can be found anywhere along the harbour.
If you fancy a budget holiday to Skiathos Town in Skiathos, we can certainly help. Cheekytrip is a price comparison site with holiday offers from over three dozen travel companies. Since they are all competing for your business, prices tend to be very competitive. To find the best deal, simply enter your dates, destination and point of departure into our search engine and within a matter of minutes, we'll find you the ideal Skiathos Town holiday. As offers and prices change daily, it’s best not to delay so go ahead and book now!
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