The bay of Achladies
Achladies is a beautiful beach resort, located on the Greek island of Skiathos. Set in a small, picturesque bay, Achladies is just a short distance away from Skiathos Town, and can be reached either by bus or by water taxi.
Achladies is a quieter destination than many of the better-known Greek beach resorts and as a result it is likely to appeal to families, honeymooners, and anyone else looking to get away from the crowds.
There are plenty of ways to pass your time on a holiday to Achladies – and needless to say, one of the main attractions is the stunning range of beaches on offer. The resort is located on the east coast of Skiathos, looking out onto a sandy bay, and sheltered by dense woods. In the town itself you’ll find a great range of resort-style attractions – cafés, bars, restaurants and shops line the narrow streets. Visitors on a holiday to Achladies can therefore choose from a wide selection of evening entertainment.
This is a popular destination for water sports, and in the area around Achladies you’ll find opportunities for activities such as wind surfing, water skiing and even scuba diving; the crystal clear waters around the island allow for great visibility underwater, and make this a very popular destination for divers.
Another popular option on a holiday to Achladies, is to enjoy a romantic sunset cruise. Cruise boats leave the harbour most evenings, to sail across the clear waters of the Aegean by moonlight. You’ll be able to dine on deck, and sip cocktails under the stars as you watch the island drift by!
In the area surrounding Achladies, you’ll find plenty of exciting options for a day trip. Why not head down the road to Skiathos Town, and enjoy some local culture? Here visitors can admire the 13th century Venetian citadel with its mighty walls and cannons, or visit a traditional fish market. Alternatively, pay a visit to the Monastery of Evangalistra. This remarkable building has been preserved in a traditional style, and now also features a fascinating museum on-site.
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