Yacht charter in Skiathos

Rent Boats in Skiathos

Choose an aBoatTime Skiathos boats charter holiday and enjoy sailing, diving and fishing in the green Aegean Sea waters off the eastern coast of Greece. Skiathos is a mountainous isle covered by pine forests and in the 1960s it was the first of the Sporades islands to be developed. Skiathos is one of the most cosmopolitan of the Sporades islands, but its beautiful scenery is one of its stand-out features and something to be admired on a boat charter in Skiathos.

Skiathos is in a prime location for during your yacht charter sailing holiday, use this to your advantage and explore the local area, the Aegean Sea and as many of the Cyclades as you can! Visit stunning towns and picturesque locations such as; Lalaria, Tavernas, Megli, Ammos, Skopelos, the Sporades, Alonissos and Vromolimnos to name but a few – you simply have to visit at least some of these places when your rent a boat and charter a yacht in Skiathos! Sailing in Greece and having complete control over your holiday is fantastic, moor your yacht in whichever harbour you like, relax and visit any island that you fancy, it’s up to you. This all adds together to create a truly unique experience – a holiday that you won’t soon forget, what are you waiting for? Charter a yacht now in Skiathos and go sailing in Greece!

What to do in Skiathos

To explore the northern part of Greece, choose a Skiathos yacht charter and sail along the sandy white coasts of the Gulf of Volos. Take advantage of your boat rental and sail at your own pace to some of the other ten emerald isles of Sporades such as Alonissos, Skantzoura, Skopelos and Pelagos. Or, go to the Chalkidiki peninsula which is about 80 nautical kilometres away. From there, you can also travel around other three capes nearby: Sithonia, Kassandra and Mount Athos. At Porto Carras, in Sithonia, you will find a very modern harbour providing all the necessary facilities for you on your yacht charter in Skiathos. Don’t forget a visit to Mount Athos, where you will see the spectacular medieval monasteries detached from the contemporary world.

For those looking to combine a yacht charter in Skiathos with some culture, the area contains houses from the 16th century and a well-preserved 18th century monastery. The marina is a natural extension of the traditional regional construction. After using your yacht charter in Skiathos as a base to sightsee, go hiking, try your hand at some watersports, go to the bars and sample the delicious locally-made food, guide your yacht charter on to the surrounding islands.

Beaches and coves

You will discover the beauty of the landscapes and the numerous sandy beaches throughout the southern coast, as well as the rough sea cliffs and the sheltered bays of the north shore.


This beach is only accessible by a taxi boat, or your own charter boat.


One of the most famous in Skiathos, of crystal clear waters this beach has all kinds of sophisticated facilities and comforts available to you.


This is an ideal beach for the water sports enthusiasts. Among the most popular sports that can be seen at this beach are windsurfing and water skiing. It is also normal to see many people playing volleyball.


Recovering your strength with the delicious Greek cuisine is almost mandatory. You will be able to enjoy it in one of the typical Greek bars during your Skiathos yacht charter holiday.

In Skiathos one of the most popular dishes is the “souvlaki”, very similar to the kebab, it is the cheapest and fastest dinner option. It is a mixture of pork, garlic sauce, yogurt, cucumbers, tomatoes and pita bread. Apart from Greek cuisine there are a lot of restaurants and taverns where you will be able to enjoy a variety of cuisines, including the English, the French and the Italian.

Skiathos is an island that offers the complete holiday package for all tastes. From historic monuments to an active nightlife, from peaceful nudist coves, to crowded towns full of families, if you want a boat rental holiday in Greece, but don’t know where to go, Skiathos is your destination, rent a yacht and discover this island for yourself! Skiathos gives you the fantastic opportunity to explore locations near to you like Stefanos, the Sporades, Volos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Lalaria, the Cyclades, Tavernas and even more locations throughout Greece, its many islands and the Aegean Sea. So set sail on the holiday of a lifetime on a yacht charter in Skiathos – don’t miss out!

Summer is arguably the best time to visit the Sporades Islands. Some of the weather in other resorts around the Islands is hot with low humidity, so many of the resorts around this island group fill up with tourists enjoying the dry heat. The weather lends itself perfectly to enjoying a yacht charter in Skiathos and soaking up the sun. Average temperatures in the summer will range from 20ºC to 26ºC in the summer and will be the warmest of the seasons but the breeze will make even the heat bearable when it peaks at over 30ºC. The months of May and October offer a great alternative to the high season. This part of the Mediterranean is prone to rainfall even through the summer months, with around 25 mm falling each month during this time.

A few travel options let you choose the most relaxing start to your yacht charter holiday in Skiathos.

By plane

Skiathos airport is about 1.6km from the city. It is mainly served by Greece and other 51 European destinations from 11 countries.

By boat

From Athens you need to go to the port of Agios Konstantinos (165 km from Athens) and in about 2 hours 30 minutes you will arrive in Skiathos. Alternatively, go to Volos (360 km from Athens) and from here you will arrive in Skiathos in around 1 hour 30 minutes. Other options are Thessaloniki or the Evia Islands. Yachts usually arrive at the northeast pier of Skiathos. Ferries operate from the village quay besides Bourtzi isle which separates the old bay.

Yacht models in Skiathos

Sun Odyssey 37

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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