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this was a lovely setting and may very well be again .however all the original peace and charm will... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Victor T
Changes at small Banana beach

I have reviewed Small Banana Beach before. This year the new hotel Elivi has opened and I think... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
phil p
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All reviews nudist beach beach bar future years booked for next year early july year after year perfect beach public beach small taverna bus stop sun beds and umbrellas previous years bit crowded building site small bar off the beaten track great taverna
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

When we returned to this beach for what must be about the 20th year running, we were nervous about the changes we had seen started last year and the extensive building works for the Hotel Elivi. We were pleasantly surprised that the basic nature of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited the beach for the 3rd continuous summer with my wife I was quite anxious about what I was going to find this year , since the beach is part of the elivi hotel complex. But the spirit of the beach is still there and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nikos S
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Anxious about the reviews we thought that this would be our last year. We’ve been going going to Skiathos for 15 years primarily to be on the incomparable Little Banana. We first went to see Nikos at Agistros. Contrary to reports this is not a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank gaudier
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We've just got back from our usual 2 weeks in Skiathos on Banana Beach and as usual we had a fabulous time. We love the Island and the beach. It was a little surprising to be charged 20 euros for a bed which last year...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Bosstoad
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This beach is definitely one of the best and organized nude beaches. Complaining about 20 euro for a bed and umbrella sounds a bit like complaining on good service and quality. If you don’t like that you can sit in the sun or bring your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Lior E
Reviewed August 6, 2018

this was a lovely setting and may very well be again .however all the original peace and charm will have gone once the building work is finished and the permanent residents move in this may be progress but looks more like developers cashing in

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Victor T
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The best nudist beach in Skiathos! A bit crowded. Great green water! The bar is a bit expensive. Stay to see the sunset!

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank stavrosp687
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Great naturist beach, doesn’t get much better than this. However the beach owners must think we are idiots. Apart from 20€ for sunbeds, a water 0.5l is 1€ so the other day i went for a large one, which then i found out is 1l...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Damjan D
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Do not go to this beach. We were last on the island 18 years ago with this beach being one of our favourites to go to. We came back on our third day of our holiday this year and were appalled to see a monstrosity...More

Date of experience: July 2018
8  Thank Florence G
Reviewed July 27, 2018

I have reviewed Small Banana Beach before. This year the new hotel Elivi has opened and I think that holiday makers need to know what changes we found. Firstly it is still a naturist beach (95%) the odd textile making the other 5%. The sunbeds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank phil p
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May 30, 2018|
Response from pete42puppy |
Yes but quite expensive. 6€ for a coke!
May 30, 2018|
Response from Carole M | Reviewed this property |
Little Banana is still a naturist beach , but atmosphere has changed, sunbeds are now 20 euros beach bar expensive so a lot of cooler bags are seen , really would not go back again
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Jeremy R
Leeds, United Kingdom
Sunbeds (6 Replies)
An embarrassing question; are you obliged to take the sunbeds on offer, will anyone object to me just using my towel to lie on? Gauche I know but I really wanted the simplicity of my last visit to Little banana to be there again, just sand and water, no signs of civilisation apart from the taverna. It was 20 years ago since I was last there so I know things change but I'm still fit enough to get up from a lying position...
April 30, 2013|
Response fromMrsWhicker|
No you are not obliged to use the sunbeds, all beaches have clear areas where you can lay down your towel for the lucky ones who are still fit enoughto get back up again :) sunbeds are optional.
London, United Kingdom
Koukounaries Beach (2 Replies)
Is naturism permitted on this beach, it's nearer to our hotel than Little Banana. Thanks.
February 02, 2014|
Response fromSkiathosLover1|
No - The naturist beach is little Banana ...
Sue R
Little Banana access 2018? (1 Replies)
Hi all . Does anyone have an update on the progress of the development behind Banana Beach please? Will there still be access to Little Banana this year?
March 25, 2018|
Response fromSkiathosLover1|
Steve in Skiathos recently posted: As yet, there is still no sign of a new track to small banana although I have been told by a site surveyor that there will be one. Some mention of restricted access to the beaches - on foot only. No vehicle access.