Art & culture lovers: head to Skiathos

14.06.2023 Destinations

Skiathos may be known as a haven for those seeking sun, sea, and relaxation, but this charming Greek island also appeals to those with a passion for art and culture. For anyone staying in one of the many luxurious Skiathos villas, there are numerous opportunities to explore the island’s rich artistic heritage.

Art lovers will find plenty to admire in Skiathos, with several galleries showcasing the work of local artists, as well as pieces from around the world. The Bourtzi Festival, held annually in the island’s historic fortress, is a must-visit for anyone interested in contemporary art and includes exhibitions, theatre and dance performances. Meanwhile, the Katsonia festival, which takes place mid September, honours the sinking of the submarine Lambros Katsonis which went down after trying to intercept Germans with locals throwing flower wreaths in the sea and offers a wonderful opportunity to explore traditional Greek music and dance.

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For an insight into Skiathos’s maritime heritage, be sure to visit the Museum of Nautical & Cultural Tradition. Here, you can learn about the island’s history as a bustling port, as well as get a glimpse into everyday life in old Skiathos.

Whether you’re an art enthusiast, history buff, or simply curious about the local culture, Skiathos is the perfect destination for a culturally enriching holiday. And with so many stunning villas in Skiathos to choose from, you can be sure of the ultimate luxury and comfort during your stay.

So, we have tried to make it as easy as possible for you! We have sorted out our top luxury villas in Skiathos to enjoy your stay by diving deep into the island’s beauty and culture.

Villa Earth

Nestled on a lush green slope overlooking the endless horizon of the Mediterranean Sea, Villa Earth is a true gem boasting panoramic vistas that will take your breath away. This stunning retreat allows you to experience the magic of the Greek islands in ultimate seclusion with ample outdoor spaces, a contemporary minimal design with voluminous interiors and top-of-the-line facilities, including a film projection area and a vast pool that goes in parallel with the horizon. Embraced by lush nature and a pine forest, here you will meet the synonym of serenity and pristine nature. Don’t forget to visit your private beach and beach hut, the perfect spot to bask all day in utter tranquillity. Definitely one of the most exquisite villas in Skiathos.

Villa Juno

Hovering at the edge of a lush, green hill in the serene area of Achladies, villa Juno is the epitome of luxury and tranquillity. Offering unbeatable panoramic views of the sparkling sea and verdant surroundings, this villa promises a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Its secluded location ensures ultimate privacy, allowing guests to fully enjoy an absolutely recharging stay. Within walking distance to the stunning Achladies beach, Juno boasts a grand main house, a separate unit for a family of four with its own kitchen and living room, and another separate unit and a guest house, each one for two guests and with its own fully-equipped kitchenette. Juno is perfect for anyone looking for the ultimate in luxurious villas in Skiathos.

Villa Jupiter

Villa Jupiter, one of the most stunning villas in Skiathos, boasts an unparalleled location on the edge of a lush hill, providing breathtaking panoramic views of the azure sea and verdant surroundings. This secluded, luxurious abode is adorned with expansive glass panels, which allow the beauty of the outdoors to seamlessly merge with the upscale, minimalistic interior. The sprawling terraces provide the perfect setting for sea-gazing, while the outdoor cinema is ideal for those balmy evenings while the villa’s chef awaits, serving up sumptuous breakfasts and meals on a daily basis. Moreover, this exceptional villa is within easy reach of the famous Banana Beach, Koukounaries, and Ampelakia, all accessible on foot. Jupiter epitomizes the finest of all Skiathos villas, offering an unforgettable retreat that oozes style and sophistication.

Villa Mercury I

Embraced by a lush hilltop, Villa Mercury I is another property that goes amongst the most gorgeous villas in Skiathos featuring panoramic views of the sparkling blue sea where guests can gaze out unto the horizon as far as the eye can see. The villa boasts several beach and sports amenities including everything from balls to beach racquets, 2 hobie pedal kayaks, inflatable mattresses and a ping pong and foosball table. You’ll be impressed with the diverse range of leisure activities villa Mercury I offers, all ready for you to enjoy on a whim! The villa’s traditional yet modern style is perfect for those who want a captivating escape; a study along with a small library, a wine cellar and direct beach access provides everything you need to have a luxurious vacation while in one of the most traditional yet contemporary Skiathos villas ever.

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Villa Mars

Literally hanging right above a small, sandy beach, accessible on foot by the villa, where you can bask in the warm sun or take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters, villa Mars is another favourite among our collection of Skiathos villas. Its outdoor spaces are adorned with magnificent Mediterranean gardens and patios that showcase indigenous flora and herbs and provide a quintessential Greek experience. The three-storey main house and separate two-storey unit are perfect for large families or groups of friends, offering ample space for relaxation and privacy. Here you will also enjoy the services of a cook who prepares mouthwatering lunches and dinners six times a week, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience at one of the best villas in Skiathos.

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Villa Pluto III

Villa Pluto III, encircled by the stunning Skiathos mountains with their wild nature, is the epitome of luxury and seclusion. As the only villa in the valley, the property offers a truly unique and exclusive experience, surrounded by lush greenery and overlooking the serene beachfront. The ultra-modern and minimalistic architecture provides a striking contrast against its natural backdrop; step out onto the ample terraces to take in the panoramic views or cool off in the sparkling waters of the expansive swimming pool. The organic garden boasts an array of fresh produce complemented by local herbs and spices, perfect for a culinary adventure. Experience the finest of villas in Skiathos at Pluto III.

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