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LIVE WEATHER : Skiathos

81°F

27°C

Local time: 29th Aug 15:30
Sunrise:
06:51
Sunset:
20:01

Weather Averages for Skiathos in May

image Temperature 63°F

19°C

image Low Temperature 52°F

11°C

image High Temperature 73°F

23°C

image Sunshine Hours 12 hrs
image Rainfall 39mm
Rainfall days N/A
image Sea Temperature 64°F

18°C

Averages for Skiathos in May


Boasting an unbelievable 27 miles of coastline, it is no wonder Skiathos in one of Greece’s biggest tourist destinations. Travellers from all over the world flock to the tiny island to marvel at the history and scenery, especially Brits who enjoy the warmer weather on offer.

Skiathos’ subtropical Mediterranean climate sees hot and dry summers, and May gently eases visitors into this with highs of 25.5 degrees celsius and just 17mm of rainfall on average. Temperatures don’t tend to drop below 15 or 16 degrees, so evenings tend to be particularly pleasant.

May’s warm weather and low rainfall is great for getting out on the Aegean Sea for some fun. Stefanos Ski School offers a range of water-based activities from the more adventurous water skiing to a more relaxed boat rental service. All lessons are conducted by Stefano himself, who’s qualified by both Greek and British standards.The lessons are great value, costing just £20 per person. For families with children, there’s tube rings, banana boats, pedalos and canoes, too!

In the evening, relax with a glass of wine at the Porta Rossa Restaurant. Totally unique, this eatery is located in the garden of another restaurant, the 1901. Both restaurants offer a traditional Greek menu, including tzatziki and moussaka. There’s live jazz music here to provide a bit of evening entertainment and a romantic atmosphere.

The Eye Q Resort on the island looks to have stepped straight out of the Caribbean, with 4 individually styled villas nestled into the hills on the south side of Skiathos. Accommodations vary in price, with the least expensive options costing around £44 per night. There’s a sauna and jacuzzi onsite for the ultimate in relaxation, and the apartments command stunning views over the Megali Ammos Bay.

 

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