With so many kilometers of coastline and dozens of islands, smaller or larger, Greece can confidently stand out and win firsts worldwide. And it is no coincidence that it has been distinguished many times for its beaches and its beautiful corners in general. Such a case is the Greek island, which in a vote has emerged higher than Seychelles. And if you haven't visited, it's probably time to do so! This island is Skiathos. An island that wins more and more fans every year for many reasons with its beaches being one of them. And it's not just the clear blue waters but also the combination of the green environment. They create an idyllic setting.
Skiathos: The Greek island that has been voted as better than Seychelles
It is no coincidence that they often call Skiathos the little cosmopolitan of the Sporades. Nor that she chooses it every year for her holidays quite young people who want to have a good time, visit nice beaches and have fun. The island with more than 60 beaches, therefore, stands out. And this is when the readers of the famous travel magazine "Conde Nast Traveller" chose it as the island with the best beaches worldwide for that year. And it entered the list even higher than Seychelles.
If you have been to Koukounaries beach where the sand shines like gold, Megali Ammos beach, Lalaria or Achladies beach you can easily understand why. Crystal clear waters that magnetize you and a green landscape in which you often hear only the sound of cicadas and the waves. Thinking of something better for rest? If you have several days at your disposal, you can combine your holidays with
Skopelos, the island of the forest with the blue waters.
Things not to miss in Skiathos
If Skiathos tempt you and you decide to organize your holidays there, then there are some sights you should not miss. Because apart from the beaches, this island has other secrets to explore. First, on the list, we will put the house of the famous writer Alexandros Papadiamantis who was born and lived on the island of Skiathos. The atmosphere there will take you back in time. If you are an Instagram fan you will surely have seen photos of the famous Bourtzi of Skiathos, the small but verdant islet with the ruins of a Venetian fortress. You will experience another side of history with the neoclassical buildings of the old school that house the Cultural Center of Skiathos.