Lalaria Beach


Guarded by sheer cliffs and clear aqua water, this tranquil and striking strand of pale-grey egg-shaped pebbles on Skiathos' isolated northern coast is famed for its natural rock arch. It can only be reached by excursion boat from Skiathos Town.

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Nearby Skiathos attractions

1. Kastro Beach

0.86 MILES

A lone summer-only cafe-bar watches over the pretty pebbly grey cove beneath Skiathos' old ruined capital Kastro, at the island's northern end. Plenty of…

2. Kastro

1.01 MILES

Perched dramatically on the island's rocky northernmost headland, 9km north of Skiathos Town, Kastro was the fortified pirate-proof capital from 1540…

3. Moni Evangelistrias

1.12 MILES

Centred on a triple-domed church, this historic 18th-century monastery was a hilltop refuge for freedom fighters during the War of Independence, and the…

4. Kehria Beach

2.38 MILES

Secluded little creamy-white Kehria lies hidden along the north coast down a steep dirt track (4WD recommended), 7km northwest of Skiathos Town. The…

5. Ligaries Beach

2.58 MILES

Backed by a sea of greenery, this golden-white sand-and-pebble north-coast strand has clear aqua water, a respectable taverna and a smattering of sun…

6. Skiathitiko Spiti


Bursting with generations' worth of Skiathos heirlooms, this handsome, stone-walled traditional early-20th-century home has been lovingly transformed into…

7. Agios Nikolaos

3.01 MILES

Signposted just north of Plateia Papadiamanti, this plain 20th-century hilltop church opens up splendid views across Skiathos Town's red rooftops. It's a…

8. Papadiamantis House Museum

3.05 MILES

Skiathos was the birthplace of famous 19th-century Greek novelist and short-story writer Alexandros Papadiamantis, who is looked on as the father of…