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Mandraki (Xerxes) Beach

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Asked for directions to Maratha and was sent here! First site of Skiathos beach.Impressed but clutter of sunbeds and parasols spoil it.Prefer Elias next door.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
TannedRogerandChris
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Claypole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a nice beach but when we were there a few days ago it looked pretty scrappy with broken sunbeds, piles of bamboo leaves in one area , a rubber tire etc. Maybe no one is keeping it clean at the end of the season. Easy nice walk from bus stop 24 through the pine forest, 20 minutes was... More 

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Claypole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Asked for directions to Maratha and was sent here! First site of Skiathos beach.Impressed but clutter of sunbeds and parasols spoil it.Prefer Elias next door.

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Thank TannedRogerandChris
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My favourite beach on Skiathos - it means either a walk or quad/jeep to reach but worth the trek Clear water and snorkelling opportunities abound Clean sand - raked daily with sun beds and umbrellas (8€) Taverna serves the best chips ever!!!

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We tried this beach one day and found the waves far too huge for us and decided to go elsewhere. Came back another day and it was less wild. You really need a car to get to this place and the views along the way are lovely. I personally am not overly fond of this place because even on a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get off at bus stop 26 and walk through the woods-25 mins if you're strolling. There was about 10 people there when we went, the opposite of koukounaris. The little taverna has sheltered seating and is reasonably priced. The waves are stronger than most of the other beaches on a windy day, but still fine to swim in. A really... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well Worth a visit either a walk through the forest about 1/2 hour or by car 15 minutes along the forest roads. One Taverna great chips / Salad washed down with an ice cold beer. Nude bathing at the far right and a "Rustic" beach to cater for all tastes

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited place with a small boat because due to wind was not possible to visit Lalaria beach as was our program. Indeed as per advise of the Captain of the small boat Mandraki beach is a bay with very clean crystal water and beautiful sandy. Specific beach is not so crowd and can be consider quiet beach thus you can... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lovely walk. hidden, quiet beach, a bit wild. clear blue water. sandy beaches. a nice pine tree forest.

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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove to mandraki but did not stay as it was blowing and decided the southern beaches would be more sheltered. Lovely if you prefer the wild look, but did not appear to be the idyllic caribbean type beach as described?

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely and calm beach, far from the most touristic destination. The taverna is of but they are a bit slow. Crystal water. Good way to spend a summer day.

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