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Koukounaries Beach

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Address: Koukounaries, Greece
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The most famous beach on the island!

Having been a visitor to the island for over 13 years, I know and love Koukounaries beach: backed by a nature reserve with a beautiful pine forest and lake it never fails to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
GeordieLass76
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came right at the start of the season so no one was on the beach as the water sports hadn't opened yet but we had a great time in the water

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Thank Yanky M
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is vey nice, however busy you will always get a bed. There are a couple of cafe type restaurant/bars and the same amount of shops that are a bit cheaper to buy lunch from. If you want less busier beaches there are a few to choose from.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been a visitor to the island for over 13 years, I know and love Koukounaries beach: backed by a nature reserve with a beautiful pine forest and lake it never fails to impress. As you come around the corner on the bus, the long stretch of golden sand and turquoise water is stunning. Coming on to the beach at... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We're not great ones for sitting around on the beach, but if we were, this would take some beating. A long soft sanded beach, warm sunshine and not too crowded.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Simply beautiful... that's all! The nicest beach I've ever been on in Greece and would return to Skiathos for this place alone. If you're in Skiathos you simply have to spend a day here, perfect! Pure sand, warm calm waters, gorgeous scenery and lots of little shops/cafes etc... I'd pitch a tent and live here if I could 😎

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beach! Plenty of room to relax and enjoy the sun. Wooden walkway along the entire beach. Crystal clear water to take a dip in when it gets a bit hot. Lovely atmosphere. It's a must see!

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Usk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best beach we have ever visited - right up there with the Maldives and Caribbean. Clean, clear, calm water, perfect for swimming

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Koukanaries is such a beautiful chilled out beach even though it's quite busy there's no hassle other than the Thai masseuse guys and that's not really bothersome a great beach to go to.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I spend a wonderful week in Skiathos. The beach was a 20min walk from our holiday village. Close to the beach was a lake and nature reserve. A lovely walk followed by relaxation on the beach. The beach is very clean with several refreshment units and diving opportunities.

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful beach, very clear calm water, safe swimming.. Lovely swans beautiful to watch. Dislike the big boats which roll in about 2.45pm and stay for 2 hours, swarms of people arrive and the beach feels like it's been invaded !!! It's a shame this happened twice whilst we were here very intimidating. Bliss when they all board the boat and... More 

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