Welcome to our website, I'm Paul and this is my father Gary. We decided to move to Greece in 2012 to live a more enjoyable life. This website will document our adventures... Enjoy!
Search Our Site
FREE Travel Guide
Check Ferry Prices
|Water Sports in Skiathos|
|Written by Anna James | Posted in Sailing Updated 20-May|
Skiathos is one of the most beautiful of the Greek Islands and can be the best choice if you love to participate in water sports. The beaches are beautiful and renting a hotel or villa by the sea can make a great home base for exploring this island rich in history. Skiathos is easily reached by air from Athens and cruise ships that make regular stops.
If you want to learn about the rich history and and other information about this fascinating city, a trip around the island is advisable. Boats leave the Port Of Old Skiathos daily and take you on a guided tour of this wonderful island. If more extreme water sports are your choice, there are many types of water sports available to please the most adventurous person. Jet skiing, para-sailing, and water-skiing are all available at the at Vassilias beach. There is even a water ski school for those who would like to learn this sport. For others, tubes and banana float riding can all be done from this beach.
If you want to scuba_diving_in_skiathos or need to learn, head to one of the three diving centers in Skiathos. There you can take tours and do reef dives. Deep dives, shallow dives or even night diving are all available. Diving in Greece needs to be done in tour groups because the government of this country does not want any Greek antiquities stolen. There are actually diving trips you can take to ship wrecks, where you will be taught about the history of the wreck and other interesting information about the ship and its origin.
If you know how to sail, you can rent a sail boat and Sailing in Skiathos and the surrounding islands. Spending a day in a sailboat can also be done with a guide for those who need a captain for their boat. Bring your sunscreen and a lunch for a fun way to view these Greek Islands.
The beautiful beaches have either sand or rounded pebbles and many are surrounded by pine trees, giving them a different and wonderful beach landscape. Spending time snorkeling, swimming or just laying by the sea will make memories that will last forever. Skiathos is truly a water wonderland waiting for you to explore and have the most enjoyable holiday of your life.
If you would like to share your thoughts or request any more information on this topic please do so by leaving a comment below. I will personally respond to every comment and love to hear from you all!
Also, don't forget to subscribe to our RSS Feed to get future articles delivered straight to your inbox! Thank you :-)
Articles you may also like
- Latest Deals
- Food & Drink
- Local Weather
- Contact Me
- Subscribe via RSS
- Useful Info
- Holiday Deals
- Cheapest time to fly to Skiathos
- Car Hire in Skiathos
- Skiathos Travel Itinery (3-day Trip)
- Sporting Activities in Skiathos
- Best All inclusive holidays in Skiathos
- Best Hotels in Skiathos
- Skiathos Airport Departures and Arrivals
- Best Places to Stay in Skiathos
- Living in Skiathos
- Tourist Information Skiathos
Sign up to our newsletter to get weekly site updates and notifications of any holiday discounts/special offers we find!