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Not the same Banana beach...

I was here with friends 3 years ago and had so much fun at Bananistas beach bar, so I was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diana L
Extortionate prices!!!

My husband and I stopped at this beach on our quad bike. A bit if a trek down but there was a buggy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
caroline d
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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 2 days 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.

Thank Siv s
Reviewed 2 days 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

2  Thank Lee B
Reviewed 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pick up free bus near bus stop 26 by pizza restaurant Takes you direct to beach 5 minutes but beach bar is expensive and clearly the hotel grudgingly “allow” non residents use of beach Beach beds and umbrellas controlled by hotel Beach is small and...More

1  Thank peterbaker40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with friends 3 years ago and had so much fun at Bananistas beach bar, so I was very excited to come back, but unfortunately I only got a bitter taste... First of all, the access to the beach was on a steep...More

2  Thank Diana L
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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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