A magical beach surrounded by a dense pine forest,creating a landscape of rare beauty.
Koukounaries is the most famous beach of Skiathos,rated 7th best in the world,3rd i Mediterranean and best in Greece while was also voted the most unspoiled anatural beach of the Mediterranean.
It is also known with the name"Chrisi Ammos", meaning Golden Sand,because it has fine-texture powder-like sand that sparkles underneath the sun.The beach is a long stretch of sand and the waters are crystal clear with low inclination,making it ideal for children to swim.
Behind the beach is the famous pine trees forest.It extends in 145,000 square meters.The trees are reaching all the way to the shore offering generous shade.
Moreover,Lake Strofilia is located in the same area with an extend of 95,000 square meters.The site-with enormous ecological value sheltering many rare species of birds-has been declared totally protected nature and is under Natura 2000.