Skinos is the large bay to the east of the Vathi, the island’s capital. The road is paved until the beach of Mnimata, then, however, a short dirt road follows, that is passable for conventional cars, but if you prefer not to risk it, you can easily walk the distance to Skinos.. The beach is in the depths of the bay. You arrive here after covering a distance of three kilometers from
A small footpath at the end, will get you through dense vegetation, pine trees, cypresses and palm trees to the beach of Skinos. The pine trees come down to the sea, while the enclosed bay is verdant, creating a fairytale atmosphere.
The mountain Niritos across the beach, with the, seems to “close” the bay so that Skinos, with the always calm and safe waters, looks like a lake.
The beach is narrow and rocky and there are pine trees in many parts, offering shade and coolness. The water in Skinos is not particularly deep, ideal for endless swimming.