Skiathos is one of the islands belonging to the beautiful Sporades group. Located in the northwestern Aegean archipelago of the Sporades, it is well known for its beautiful beaches, natural scenery, and nightlife. It is the perfect destination for families, groups of friends, and, of course, nature lovers. The island of Skiathos can be easily reached by boat from Athens and from there you can sail and explore the Sporades.
Boat rentals in Greece are very common, so you can find a wide variety of boats. In Skiathos, you can find different boats such as motorboats, catamarans, and sailboats. The price for renting a boat in Skiathos starts from only 150 euros during the low season. Please note that prices increase during the high season due to the high demand for boats. In Greece, the high season starts in April and ends in October, but keep in mind that tourists arrive during July and August.
In Greece, a license is required depending on the type of boat you charter. For a yacht, you must have a valid license and a CV showing that you have previous sailing experience. On the other hand, if you want to rent a motorboat, you will be required to have a license only if the motor is 30 hp or more.
If you don't have a license, don't worry, you can still enjoy the sailing experience. You can rent a bareboat which does not require a license or you can choose any boat from the catalogue but with a skipper. Boat rentals in Skiathos with or without skipper at affordable rates.
Skiathos is known for its mild winds and rain for most of the year, but during the summer the temperature soars, giving a pleasantly warm feeling. Chartering a boat in Skiathos is ideal during the summer to experience the unique meltemia winds that will give you a cool feeling while sailing. Yacht charter in Skiathos is the best way to visit the island and discover the culture of the country.
⚓ Relax on the beach.
Skiathos has more than 20 beautiful beaches, the most famous being Lalaira beach. It is ideal for relaxing on the golden sand or on your boat as it is a beach that can be reached by car or boat.
⚓Explore with scuba diving.
Discover all the reefs and caves the island has to offer. There are several diving centers that welcome professional divers and beginners.
⚓Have fun with water sports.
Experience one of the various water sports that are available. The most popular is water skiing, which is available at almost every beach on the island. It is an ideal activity to do with family and friends.
⚓Visit Byzantine castle
A medieval castle built in 1350 AD and it is located on the northern tip of the island. You can get there by boat and enjoy the amazing view.