At the Astoria Hotel, the pool is more than spacious enough for a decent swim, and there are plenty of trees to provide shade should you require it. Drinks and snacks are readily available at the pool bar where, in the evening, lanterns provide a romantic vibe. It’s a popular meeting place, because it serves first-rate cocktails.
The restaurant here has floor-to-ceiling windows that make it a bright spot for breakfast. Food-wise, everything’s available, from traditional Greek options to classic British meals.
Overview of Troulos
Skiathos is a small island with a lot of personality. On a holiday to Skiathos, you’ll discover pine woodlands, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters.
Skiathos is a destination with plenty to offer. Days here are spent enjoying drinks on the waterfront or hiking through the rugged landscape. Wherever you stay, rest and relaxation are firmly on the agenda.
At 12 kilometres long and six kilometres wide, the island’s also perfect for exploring. Plus, the public transport here is excellent, so reaching your favourite town is easy. You’ll find the Astoria Hotel in Troulos, but within 20 minutes you can reach both Skiathos Town and Koukounaries.
Things to do in Skiathos
The enviable location’s a real draw for guests at the Astoria Hotel. Surrounding the property, you’ll find a host of tavernas where you can enjoy a few quiet drinks and a traditional Greek meal.
When you fancy a day at the beach, it’s only a five-minute stroll away. At Troulos Beach, you can windsurf, snorkel or paddle. If you’re a strong swimmer, you can also swim out to the tiny islet of Troulonisi.
As Skiathos is only small, there’s plenty to explore close by. There’s a bus stop just down the road from the hotel, so you can easily take a trip to Skiathos Town where you can visit the Monastery of Panagia Evangelistria and Koukounaries, where you can watch the sunset.
With family-run tavernas, ouzo-filled nights and plenty of chances to explore, you’ll fall in love with the unique charms of Skiathos.