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Address: Skiathos, Greece

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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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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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West Yorkshire
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Farmborough, Bath,
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Torrington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

not easily accessible, not very clean., bad service on the beach bar , who is located there not something special on this side of the island , you can go there only for the friday experience, when you can see the planes go and come

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We enjoyed it here.Its not the best beach in Skiathos,the sea comes crashing in,sometimes bringing bits of wood and sea weed etc.Not ideal for swimming in,tho some people did.The sand is quite pebbly,not good if you just want yo lie on a towel.The "beauty" of this beach is the peace and quiet,until the planes fly over.If you like a quite... More 

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