Cheap Holidays to Skopelos

Skopelos can only be accessed via ferry, well suited to those looking to experience real Greece. Known for it's pine forests and beautifully clear waters, this beautiful island offers a taste of authentic Greece.

Skopelos offers a mix of small pebble bays to long sandy stretches, one of which being in Panormos and is said to be one of the most beautiful on the island.

The sleepy and laid back resort of Skopelos was recently brought into the limelight when hit Movie Mamma Mia was filmed on the island.

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How Hot?

The peak months on Skopelos runs between June and September with average temperatures of 86ºF (30ºC) and above, while the spring and autumn months enjoy temperatures in the low to mid seventies.

Out and About

Regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the Sporades, Skopelos is covered in lush green pine trees, relaxed resorts and secluded beaches, making it a truly romantic holiday destination. Nightlife is generally low key but the island does offer plenty of taverns, rooftop bars and restaurants serving fantastic seafood dishes and offering magnificent views over the glittering bay.

Over 50% of the island's surface is made up of forest and hills, making cycling one of the best ways to experience Skopelos. There are a whole host of challenging trails that take you through the beautiful landscape, ancient abbeys and coastal scenery. Walking is another popular activity and with the many quaint villages, churches and abbeys there is plenty to see whether you go out for a stroll on your own or join one of the organised walking tours.

A must see is the remote village of Meteora which offers the spectacular sight of a series of weird and wonderful rocky outcrops which have have over 30 ancient monasteries built on top of them. This really is a breathtaking sight and one not to be missed.

The island is also great for bird watchers and offers a great variety of species such as eagles, vultures and hawks amongst others.

If outdoor activities and beautiful beaches are high up on your list of holiday must haves then Skopelos is certainly worth a visit.

Out for Lunch!

Skopelos is full of beach bars, tavernas and restaurants for everyone to enjoy. Whether it's a luxury meal or a quick snack, the resort has everything. Dishes to try include the fresh locally caught fish, Moussaka and souvlaki. Enjoy your meals as a meze, that way you can try a wide choice of dishes all served at the same time. Place them in the middle of the table and everyone can enjoy the different flavours.

Those on a self catering holiday are catered for as the island has numerous shops and supermarkets to buy all your everyday essentials. Dine in the quieter residential areas for a more traditional meal or in the more touristy parts of the resort for an International or Mediterranean meal.

Quick Facts

Flight Time - Skoplelos does not have an airport. The island is reached via Ferry or Hydrofoil from Skiathos.

Currency - Euro

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars and Cafes - mixed

Best Time to Visit: May to October

Top Hotels In Skopelos

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Skopelos, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

Aeolos Hotel Photo of Aeolos Hotel
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Skopelos Town
The Aeolos Hotel offers hospitality and relaxation in a a prime location overlooking the Aegean Sea....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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Skopelos Town
Skopelos Village Hotel, home to the cast of Mamma Mia during the shooting of the film, enjoys a seafront location and a welcoming laid back atmosphere....

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Skopelos Town
Alkistis Hotel is a family friendly hotel situated in an olive grove. It is suitable for families and couples to have a relaxing holiday....

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Skopelos Town
Rigas Hotel offers traditional hospitality and a wide range of accommodation from budget rooms to apartments with private pools. It is set in a pleasant garden on the edge of the resort, approx 500 me...

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Skopelos Town
Small family hotel offering comfortable accommodation and a relaxing location making the ideal base for exploring the island....

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Skopelos Town
The Prince Stafilos Hotel is built in a Greek architecture and retains the traditional feel of the local area....

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Skopelos Town
Ageri Studios is a lovely 3 star apartment complex suitable for couples and families looking for a relaxing holiday....

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Skopelos Town
With its traditional style and comfortable accommodation, this hotel makes the perfect base for those looking for a small well located hotel....

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Skopelos Town
This traditional hotel offers comfortable accommodation combined with a central location making it the ideal choice for a relaxing stay....

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Skopelos Town
This family-run hotel offers a relaxing atmosphere and comfortable accommodation and makes a good choice for a enjoyable stay....

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