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Good to watch the planes.

Having been at the other end of the runway (brilliant) we thought we'd visit the other end. We had to walk there and back which was a bit of a trek. Good to watch the planes take... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Situated just 4 kilometres north of SKIATHOS town, it's a hop, skip and a jump from Skiathos airport. Xanemos beach offers a beach bar, clear water and last but not least a plane spotters paradise with planes taking off and landing overhead, with the surrounding mountains a great spot of photos of those metal tubes landing on runway 20.. Whether... More 

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South Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We loved this beach. By far our favourite on Skiathos. It is near the end of the runway so you can see the planes taking off. It is used by locals more than by tourists so we preferred it to those full of fellow Brits. Only snacks are served, and even those are not always available. There is a clean... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

They simple hate childrens and they make the máximum as posible to make you feel not welcome when you go with tour childs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Whoever owns the beach bar here is determined to make it solely for 18-30 by playing loud clubbing music but the reality is most people come here to watch planes take off over their heads as it is right at the end of the runway! Its not a clean, sandy or particularly attractive beach. We couldn't sit on a lounger... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Having been at the other end of the runway (brilliant) we thought we'd visit the other end. We had to walk there and back which was a bit of a trek. Good to watch the planes take off. Not a brilliant beach but there was a basic snack bar run by a very dour Jack Nicholson look alike who played... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beach could be cleaner,but nevertheless its nice especially with watching planes going over your head. Beach bar...well its close to disaster, i ordered pork souvlaki (me coming from capital of barbecue :- ) which was insult for all 'meat lovers'.... so stick with drinks only. Overall good to visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This beach is great for being able to lie back and relax, whilst being able to watch planes fly over you! The beach is at the end of the runway so when planes take off they fly right overhead! The best days to visit are a Tuesday or a Friday, as this is when most planes come into and go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We did like it here at the end of the runway so watching the planes take off so closely was an experience. Lovely swimming and beach but most days no facilities, no snack bar open and a man unlocks the loos if you need them.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

There are so many beautiful beaches on Skiathos but Xanemos is not one of them! Little or no facilities, very stony no sand. Best thing that could happen to this beach is for them to extend the runway into the sea. Harsh but true!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

exciting views of planes feeling as though they're almost brushing your head as they come in to land

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