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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 8 November 2016
GeordieLass76
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clear water, big clean beach, nice facilities, natural shadow under the trees, but a bit expensive regarding food and beverages you can buy there.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What much can you say other than a stunning place to sit for hours on end with your family. Plenty of things to do and see on this beach. Lovely taverna bar for lunch with a large range of options on the menu. Small shops along the wooden walkway to get snacks and well needed drinks in the hot weather.... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is popular for a reason. It is long, with plenty of natural shade. Nice bars/tavernas, clean sand. Sand is somehow heavy; due to the illumination/light reflection I suppose that it must contain some metal particles; hence its heaviness and subsequent water clarity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 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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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 8 November 2016

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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