Beaches and Places of interest of Skyros

Skyros can boast a lot of fine sandy beaches with excellent crystal clear waters. Having as a starting point the Xenia Hotel, you can go swimming to the very near Magazia Beach and Molos or wald further along the same shore as far as Girismata.The more distant beaches of Ahili, Aspous, Kalamitsa, Tris Boukes (where the grave of the English poet Ruppert Brook), Pefkos, Kyra Panagia, Atsitsa and Aherounes offer excellent bathing and can be reached by car. Especially in Atsitsa and Pefkos (which menas Pine) the deep green of the pine trees mingle with the blue waters.In most of these places you will find small tavernas by the sea offering fresh fish, local wine and some of the island’s delicacies. In summer months cruises round the island with small boats are organised and it is very interesting to follow one of them and see the variety of the coast as well as attractive sea caves.