Skiathos has expanded very quickly and the commercialization of the little island has now almost reached the islands of Corfu, Mykonas, and Rhodes. Tourists from Europe and wealthy tourists from all over the world are the main clientele of Skiathos. There is one settlement on the island called Skiathos Town but otherwise the island consists of large beaches, churches, archeological sites, many supermarkets, restaurants, villas and many hotel units. Hotels in Sk athos are many in number and are scattered all around the island, on the main road that leads to the capital, and to the beaches of Koukonaries. From luxury one to huge ones, there are many Skiathos apartments and hotels in Sk athos and villas to rent. Therefore, the island has great accommodations to provide you with some great holidays because of the facilities.
Category A is probably the most popular kind of hotels in Sk athos. Kassandra Bay Hotel is located on a magical hill in the area of Vasilias Beach. It is just three kilometers from the town of Skiathos. The Kassandra Bay Hotel offers four types of accommodation: single bedrooms, double bedrooms, family rooms, and suite mansion. All the family rooms and suite mansions can host from two to four people. Each suite mansion is a two story apartment with a separate bathroom on each floor. Kassandra Bay Hotel offers a wide range of activities. There is a fitness room, a windsurfing center, and many water sports. There is also an outdoor pool and a pool side bar.
Halfway between Skiathos Town and Koukunaries Beach in the center of Agia Paraskevi, you can find a totally new building called Palatino Studio. The studios on the first and second floor are very well furnished with kitchen facilities, television, shower, and water closet. There are also nice wide balconies and verandas with great sea and forest views. Palatino Studios is a family accommodation. You can find special prices in the months of May, June, September, and October.
The Paradise Hotel is a Category B hotel that is decorated in traditional white with burnt orange roof titles hugging the contours of the hills off the quiet road. There are 46 rooms that all have exceptional views. Most rooms overlook the sea, but some rooms overlook the pine filled valley. You can walk to Vasilas Beach or a bit more into Skiathos Town which is 3.5 kilometers from the hotel. Or, you could take a free minibus form the hotel six times a day. The rooms all have modern amenities. They also have either a sea or a pine forest view. The indoor bar serves international drinks as well as Greek drinks such as Ouzo and Retsina.
The Poseidon has class C accommodations it has the standard amentias and great Greek cuisine it is 3.5 kilometers fro Skiathos Town.
The sun and the sea and the lush surroundings are the three elements which along with the modern facilities compose the characteristics of hotels in Sk athos. Holidays in Skiathos are ideal for those people who love exciting nightlife, crowded beaches, shopping, and some great fun.