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big changes happening around banana beach

guess most of you people that have been coming back to banana beach skiathos already know about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pedro-grit
So sorry

I feel so sad we havent visited this beach before it was taken by Russian money makers. But if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Masobik
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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There is a beach called Little Banana, this is adjacent to the South of it.
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Bus stop #26 on line 2 from Skiathos, 370 02, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

guess most of you people that have been coming back to banana beach skiathos already know about the building work going on, I read some posts before I went there last week 28/9/18 but the scale of building did shock me. my hotel rep said...More

1  Thank pedro-grit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel so sad we havent visited this beach before it was taken by Russian money makers. But if you ignore the beach bar and close your eyes you can still smell the pines and enjoy the beauty of this beach and its clear see.

Thank Masobik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The banana beach is no longer exist. All the area is private, and that is really sad. It was a beach for nudebathing.

2  Thank Siv s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited this beach four times since 2001 it’s such a shame it has now become so sanitised for the sterile elite.. e.g money grabbing and charmless. Don’t get me wrong Big Banana beach has to be one of the most beautiful on Skiathos... a...More

3  Thank Lee B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This once idyllic beach- one of the best in Skiathos has now been spoiled by an unattractive, soulless block of apartments who’s owners have infiltrated the beach with their overpriced (€35 for a bottle of wine!) and soulless decked area- taking with it the charm...More

Thank holidayarris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach at end of Skiathos. Now dominated by sterile resort & beach bar that is completely overpriced & selling tasteless food. Expect to pay 3-4 times the price than you would at other places & the food isn't as described on the menu. When...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As with previous reviews, we used to go to Banana beach every year (10 years), but now, this year it’s barriered off so you can’t even drive a scooter to it. The beach has apparently been taken over by a Russian cartel who want it...More

Thank ACP1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful golden flecked sands, the warm azure sea, and the majestic pines are still the same as in our memories, but that is where it stops ! The whole area has been taken over by a hotel company and it just aint the same....More

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped at this beach on our quad bike. A bit if a trek down but there was a buggy charging 2 euros to take you there and back from the car parks. We decided to have a coffee- 12 euros for...More

1  Thank caroline d
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Banana Beach was easy to access. Free bus to and from the beach from the main road was perfect for those who didn't want to walk. The beach is an organized beach has sand. Lounge chairs and drinks very reasonable as well.

Thank thomaimakris
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barbsimpson1
May 31, 2018|
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Response from 500rosemarie |
Only on foot down a new bendy road obviously built for access to the new hotel. Barrier to prevent traffic but hotel guests are ferried up and down by buggy. Beach bar very expensive and lots of wasps.
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loyden77
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Theosvisit | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can go around for others islands, in Skiathos there isn't so much. Beautiful in september without tourist, take a plane and go to Athene for 2 days, don't cost so much.
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John H
January 20, 2018|
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Response from WiggyofIpswich | Reviewed this property |
Sorry John 1) for the late reply 2) for not knowing the answer. I walked the mile or so to this beach and didn't use the bus. I too was there in September.
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