Koukounaries Beach, Koukounaries

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Sun-drenched Koukounaries Beach stretches along the southwestern coastline of Skiathos, an island packed with hotels, bars, and restaurants. Locally known as "Chrisi Ammos," approximately translated as "golden sand," this is one of the more cosmopolitan beaches in Greece, attracting water lovers and nightlife enthusiasts from distant corners of the world. A lush pine forest (one of the last remaining in the country) rings the beach and provides a cool natural shade. Spend your days cruising up and down the coastline on a rented boat, and your nights exploring the area's many ouzeri, traditional taverns serving Greece's famous anise-flavored aperitif. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Skiathos holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Koukounaries Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • we went to this beach in October when almost no tourist are left on the island. It was gorgeous there. Nice sandy beach beach and calm shallow waters. I heard that it is very crowded there in summer. ...  more »
  • We arrived to this beach early morning because it's so easy to get to, bus stop 25. When we got into the beach there we plenty of sunbeds to chose from. Sunbeds were 9 euros for two for the whole day....  more »
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