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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  • Beach called the diamond due to the nature of the sand there present. In very fine sand reflects the Sun and particles shine like diamonds. A very delicate sand, gentle entry into the water
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  • We picked Koukounaries for our holiday destination as we wanted to enjoy peaceful, yet active holiday in nature. But the beach and the whole nature reserve with the lake exceeded our expectations. Bea...  more »
  • The beach is shallow and very warm, especially the September period that the episkefthime us! We heard that earlier has crowded, but we were lucky and find sunbed quite easily! It is 20 minutes by bus line from the city centre and 5 minutes from the hotels in the area!
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