Skopelos Holiday Deals
Lying just off the western coast of mainland Greece, the idyllic island of Skopelos remains virtually untouched by mass tourism. Whitewashed cottages and blue-domed churches are dotted among rolling green hills, with Cretan and Roman remains tucked away in the rugged, mountainous interior. Tranquil beaches of soft sand and smooth pebbles line the coast, with colourful fishing boats patrolling the sparkling Aegean Sea. Holidays to Skopelos offer a chance to experience a traditional Greek way of life underneath the warm Mediterranean sun.
Reasons to Visit
Covering just 65 miles, Skopelos is one of the greenest Greek Islands and ideal for holidaymakers looking to stretch their legs. Walking trails wind across olive groves, peaceful forests, fragrant vineyards and verdant hills. Cheap Skopelos holidays during the spring are ideal for exploring this spectacular landscape, which becomes covered by a blanket of colourful wild flowers. The charming capital of Skopelos Town is nestled in a horseshoe bay, where a maze of narrow, cobbled lanes and pretty cottages tumble down the hillside to meet the sparkling water. This welcoming resort is ideal for couples and families looking for a quiet package holiday to Skopelos. Further along the coast lies the tranquil town of Stafilos, which boasts two excellent sand and shingle beaches.
Things to See & Do
Skopelos boasts an amazing collection of secluded beaches and sleepy fishing villages, which are ideal for holidaymakers looking to relax in utter tranquillity. The remote village of Meteora makes an excellent day trip from the island’s main resorts, where more than 30 ancient monasteries perch atop stunning rocky peaks. Sun-worshippers will fall in love with the idyllic beaches of Kastani and Hovolo, where lines of olive trees provide natural shade when it’s time for a break. Cheap holidays to Skopelos are also ideal for birdwatchers, with hawks, vultures and eagles sweeping over the mountainous landscape.
Skopelos package holidays are packed with exciting activities for active families with older children. Over half of the island is covered by forest and hills, with a huge choice of challenging mountain bike trails to explore. Water sports offer the perfect break from sunbathing, with waterskiing, diving and windsurfing to get your adrenaline pumping.
Skopelos enjoys a scorching Mediterranean climate during the summer, with 12 hours of glorious sunshine each day in July and August. Skopelos holidays are ideal for anyone looking to perfect a golden tan, while light coastal winds provide cooling relief from the hot temperatures. The island becomes awash with colour during the cooler spring months, which is an ideal time to visit Skopelos’s historical sights.
Skopelos holiday resorts
|Skopelos Town Holidays||5 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|
|Stafilos Holidays||1 Hotels, Villas + Apartments|