About Tzaneria Beach
Tzaneria beach is located at the south part of the Skiathos and it is relatively close to the town centre just 7 km away. It is at the north east side of the Kalamaki peninsula. It is easily approachable by car or bus about a 10-15 minutes drive from Skiathos hotels of the town. There is also a good size field behind Tzaneria beach, where one can park their car. Alternatively, you may get the bus, take off at the bus stop 12 and then take a short walk. Some tourists choose to reach Tzaneria with the water taxis leaving from the old port.
The beach is ideal for families with children. It is approximately 120m long, sandy with shallow waters. There is a beach bar with loud music and also water sport facilities. You may also take scuba diving lessons here and explore the marine life of the area.
About Kanapitsa Beach
Kanapitsa beach is at the south part of Skiathos about 6 km from the town centre. It is also at the north east side of the Kalamaki peninsula. You may reach the beach by a water taxi from the old habour. You may alternatively take the bus, get off the bus stop 12 and then walk for 15 minutes to the beach. The beach is ideal for families, as it is calm, never crowded. The nature is amazing, the lush green surrounding and the crystal clear waters are characteristic of Skiathos. The beach is sandy. There are plenty of water sport activities including scuba diving.
Kanapitsa is also an ideal port for day trips to Skopelos or Tsougria island.
Since 2014, Kanapitsa Run takes place every August. It is a running of 4.6 km long. The participants run along the scenic hills of the Kanapitsa peninsula, taking full advantage of the breathtaking sea views.