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Mandraki Elias Beach

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Ranked #2 of 30 Attractions in Skiathos
Type: Beaches
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Frinton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This is a really good beach, very long and almost empty when we visited. Perfect sand although the open and quickly deep water throws up quite a swathe of seaweed. But please do not let that put you off. A visit is totally recommended by any beachlover.

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Norwich, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Mandraki, was I think our favourite beach. Lovely walk to get there with not many obstacles and quite straightforward. The water was clear, warm and easy to get into - no stones. The tavern was superb especially the oregano potatoes. Very friendly. The WC leaves a lot to be desired but hey this is a beach. Was clean but basically... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Can be quiet at times and need a car to get there, although you can walk through pine forest. Sea clear and safe. Best chips on island from family run taverner

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London
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The location is fabulous. You get to walk through the forest for 25' only to get to a fab spot with a terribly kept beach and a poorly managed food shack.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a nice beach. Not many tourists. and the bay is open and wide so if you get there for about 9am in September and you go for a swim...then you are one of 3 in the water...totally relaxing we will be coming here again!

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Park in the woods and walk the short way to the beach. There is a Taverna serving nice fresh fish and salads and you sit overlooking the sea. Sunbeds are available and snorkelling good on the left (west) side.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We have been visiting Skiathos since 2006 but only just visited this beach and so glad we did. This is by far our favourite beach and will definitely be going on our next visit. The only downfall is the roads to it as they are very very bumpy and although cars do go would recommend a 4x4. The views when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is one of the best beaches in Skiathos especially for people who are looking for remote and virgin beach.

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Newcastle, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have travelled the world on holiday and this is by far my most favourite beach Clear sea, nice and shallow, sandy beach and most amazing basic taverna doing excellent Greek food Toilets are a positively amazing experience but clean, if you've been you know what I mean :) Venture to the right hand side if you want a different... More

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Thessaloniki
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Skiathos is an island of many sandy beaches all around its coastline. The water in the southern ones is usually calm, while the northern ones are really wavy. When the wind is blowing from the South, seek for these 2 beaches : Mandraki and Elias. They are long and wide, so much less crowded and so so beautiful. There is... More

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