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Skiathos: Mamma Mia Island and Beach Day Cruise

1. Skiathos: Mamma Mia Island and Beach Day Cruise

We set sail aboard our boat form Skiathos Port ,cruising on a north-easterly course for the neighboring island of Skopelos. During the sail you will have the chance to admire and take photos from this very green side of the island. Kastani is the beautiful sandy beach where 'Mamma Mia' was filmed in 2007and our first stop of the day. Here you will have the opportunity to swim and sunbath at the crystal clear waters. After sailing for about 25 minutes we will reach Panormos port, where you will have plenty of time to explore the place and eat lunch in one of the numerous taverns. Time to set sail for the last destination of the day and the maybe the most beautiful beach of the island Milia the ideal place to end the day. Extra tip: You can book a seat to visit Agios Ioannis Chapel (Mamma Mia Chapel) during our sail to Kastani.

From Skiathos: Skopelos and Alonissos Boat Trip with Stops

2. From Skiathos: Skopelos and Alonissos Boat Trip with Stops

The boat will be departing from the port of Skiathos , heading off in the direction of Skopelos . You will have the chance to visit the main town of the Island , there will be free time for a walk through the narrow picturesque streets and visit some of the numerous churches. Departing from Skopelos the boat will sail across to Alonissos island. During your stay there you will have the time to to visit the Old Town of Alonissos and to eat lunch in one of the taverns. During the sail to Alonissos island you will have the opportunity to admire apart of the Marine Park and the Blue Caves. The final stop will be at Milia Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of Skopelos. In the way back hopefully with dolphins company there will be time for photos of 'Mamma Mia' Chapel.

Skiathos: All-Inclusive Full-Day Sailing Cruise with Lunch

3. Skiathos: All-Inclusive Full-Day Sailing Cruise with Lunch

Enjoy a unique sailing tour around Skiathos and Skopelos Islands, and visit famous sites like beaches featured in Mamma Mia, as well as Tsougria and Argos beaches. Snorkel in clear waters around Skopelos, and discover beautiful sea caves in Dasia. Visit beautiful beaches on both Skiathos and Skopelos Islands and see the famous Kastani Beach, known for its role in the Mamma Mia movie. Stop at Tsougria and Argos beaches, both quiet and private and only accessible by boat. Admire the magnificent turquoise waters around Skopelos and the beauty of the nearby islands. Immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters around the island and explore the underwater world by snorkeling. Relax in Biggest and most Luxurious sailing yacht in Sporades and enjoy the hospitality of the crew as you explore Skiathos and Skopelos Islands on this day tour before returning to the meeting point.

From Skiathos: Sea and Sun Island Day Cruise

4. From Skiathos: Sea and Sun Island Day Cruise

The boat leaves Skiathos Port and heads up to the north of the island. After passing the Blue Caves the first stop is the white-pebbled beach called Lalaria. You will have around 1 hour free time for swimming and enjoining the scenery. After a 5 minute sail we will reach the old village of Kastro , the old capital of the island you can admire it form the beach as or walk up to the main gate of the old city. Our next stop will be at Katigioris a small fishing village in Pelion Mountain, or Asselinos Beach. There you will have plenty of time for lunch and swimming. Leaving for our final stop Tsougris Island, this magical beach and its crystal clear waters will make you feel like you are in a tropical paradise.

From Skiathos Port: Day Sailing Boat Trip with Lunch

5. From Skiathos Port: Day Sailing Boat Trip with Lunch

Treat yourself with a memorable sailing trip from Skiathos. Swim in the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea, taste authentic Greek food, and enjoy being pampered by your experienced skipper and hostess throughout the day. We welcome you with a breakfast on board of croissants, biscuits, juice, and coffee. Then, set sail from Skiathos and keep an eye out for local wildlife, such as dolphins. Drop anchor in the pristine Lararia or Tsougria bay to swim and snorkel in the warm, crystalline waters. Bay hop around glorious, unspoilt bays South of Skopelos, such as Kastani ("Mama Mia" beach) and Hovolo beach (can only reached by boat) to take advantage of swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Moor up in a small local harbor to experience genuine Greek cuisine at a traditional taverna for lunch (included in the price!). After lunch, continue exploring coastline treasures, including cave snorkelling in Dasia and shortly after enjoy a refreshing fruit salad on board during our last stop in the beautiful Arkos island. Finally we anchor up for a breath-taking sail back to Skiathos port.

Skiathos: Day-Sailing Tour with Lunch on Board

6. Skiathos: Day-Sailing Tour with Lunch on Board

Experience a day of island hopping with a sightseeing cruise to Skopelos and Skiathos. Marvel at select island hotspots and enjoy a lunch on board in an idyllic setting. Go sailing on a beautiful 55-foot yacht with a fun and family crew in a small group of maximum 12 people. Ensure your enjoyment in an intimate group with excellent service and personal attention from your helpful and friendly crew. Swim in the deepest of the crystal waters and if you are lucky, spot some friendly dolphins. Receive some masks and fins and admire the underwater marine life. Engage in a variety of activities like snorkeling, bush-walking, paddle boarding, fishing, or simply relax in a hammock. Savor a fully catered and freshly prepared Greek meal on board, with a drinks and alcohol package included.

Full day sailing cruise with lunch

7. Full day sailing cruise with lunch

There is something for everyone!From short day visits to Skiathos picturesque bays and beachesvto longer journey to its far-flung North Sporades island-Skopelos island. Diamanti sailing guarantees an unforgettable voyage on the Aegean seas crystal clear waters. Enjoy a unique day sailing trip,leaving from New Port Skiathos and embark on an unforgettable experience to see the magical views in Skopelos.Swiming in Crystal waters and discover sea caves!We guarantee you an unforgettable adventure. Sailing with our comfortable yacht you will experience the magic of the Aegean sea. We have chosen for you some of the most impressive beaches of Skopelos like Kastani Beach, and Dasia Blue Caves. The price of your ticket includes lunch which takes place in a Greek traditional tavern, located in a small village-Neo Klima on the island of Skopelos. Then we continued sailing. Before returning to Skiathos Island, we give you the chance to swim and snorkel at one of the two islands opposite Skiathos Arkos or Tsougria Island. Where can discover the underwater kingdom of the Aegean Sea. Which of the two islands we stop Arcos or Tsougria depends on the weather conditions.

From Katerini: Skiathos Island Day Tour with Swimming

8. From Katerini: Skiathos Island Day Tour with Swimming

On this excursion, a comfortable bus ride will take you south to the port city of Volos where a ship awaits to sail you to the Sporades (ferry fare not included). Admire the stunning views of the Aegean Sea as you approach the idyllic island of Skiathos. Stroll through the quaint Greek village with narrow white streets and visit the picturesque church atop the summit for an unforgettable view of the endless sea. Don't forget to bring your swimsuit for a dip in one of the island's most beautiful beaches. Traditional taverns also await your visit. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this enchanting island before returning to the starting point.

Make a Dog's Day and Taste Greece in Skiathos

9. Make a Dog's Day and Taste Greece in Skiathos

Visit the famous Skistho's Dog Shelter up in the hills , pick up a lovely dog and join our experienced 'hiker' guide for a beautiful walk through the hills. Where you will have the opportunity to to enjoy the breath-taking scenery and nature, whilst giving a dog a well deserved walk . Next stop is Maria's house a Greek local lady who is passionate about Greek food and cooking. You will learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes and you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a peaceful and tranquil surrounding served with local wine , water and soft drinks. An experience that you shouldn't miss.

Sacred Skiathos

10. Sacred Skiathos

A tour for those interested in local history, folklore and culture. The evening begins at the church of The Archangels, where you get a wonderful view and a short tour of the interesting, old church. We then continue to the Church of The Virgin Mary and after we have visited it, there is a short footpath that will take us down to the Evagelistria Monastery, built to be well hidden from pirates in a lush valley. This is the only monastery on Skiathos that is still active and it has a fascinating 200-year history, starting with the making of the first Greek flag. After a tour of the premises and the local museum, which houses a rare collection of icons, relics and traditional costumes, you will get some time on your own before departing. All in all a lovely way to spend part of your evening in peaceful and tranquil surroundings, untouched and undisturbed by the modern way of life.

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We had the most incredible day with captain Lambros. It was an absolute delight from start to finish. Not only did we enjoy the beautiful scenery, but we also had a fun group of people on board. What truly stood out was the delicious food prepared on the boat. Lambros was very accommodating and making sure that our vegan and vegetarian dietary preferences were met with scrumptious options. There were also snorkeling equipment and a sup available for use. Overall it was a memorable experience that we would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing and enjoyable day out on the water. Thank you Lambros for making it such a special day!

This boating trip was one of the favorite things we did in Greece! Konstantino was a great captain and his boat is very comfortable and immaculately maintained. We were really impressed that he was able of keep his boat in very tight spaces even with swells. As important as our safety was, he was also a very nice person, fun, and had interesting facts about the beautiful island of Skiathos and the surrounding islands. Don't hesitate to book this tour - our family had a great time!

It was exactly what was described, all inclusive full day sailing cruise from Skiathos to Skopelos on a lovely yacht Aeolus 2, we did stop at other islands along the way for swim stops , and although we didn’t get to go on land at any of the islands it was still a fabulous day and the food prepared for us by the Skipper Lambros was delicious and also beer , wine or soft drinks were provided . I think there were 12 or 13 people on board and everyone seemed to enjoy the experience.

Had a brilliant day. Lambros, the skipper, was friendly, professional, entertaining and provided us with fantastic food and drink. All thoroughly enjoyable.

Brilliant! Such a fun tour. The crew went above and beyond to ensure everyone enjoyed themselves, including their great puppy.