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Troulos Holidays

A little haven on the south coast of the island of Skiathos, Troulos is an ideal destination for beach lovers and families alike. This peaceful little village is big on Greek tradition and character, and offers a rural retreat away from the main tourist spots on the island - though you’re not too far away from the centre of Skiathos town if you’re keen to mix quiet days with lively nights. And Troulos Bay, with its sweeping white sands and crystal clear waters, is the perfect place to relax on your Mediterranean getaway. 

Temperature: 10-28 °C

Troulos enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters.

Flight time from UK:

Approximately 4 hours

Holidays in Troulos

Beltsios Studios

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Close to the resort centre
  • 300m from Troulos Beach
  • Swimming pool

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Based on 207 reviews

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Based on 12 reviews

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Thanos Studios

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • 700m from Troulos Beach
  • Own mini-market and taverna
  • Family-run hotel

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Based on 125 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 4 reviews

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Skiathos Premier

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Ideal for families
  • In resort centre
  • 300m from sandy beach

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Based on 243 reviews

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Based on 9 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

Morfia Aparthotel

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Close to bars and tavernas
  • Swimming pool
  • Within walking distance of the beach

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Based on 139 reviews

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Based on 14 reviews

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Filia Studios

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Beautiful sea views
  • Troulos centre 100m
  • Relaxing location

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Based on 407 reviews

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Based on 5 reviews

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Green Meadow

7 Nights, Self Catering
Hotel highlights
  • Only 100m from the centre of Troulos
  • 300m to the beach
  • Swimming pool

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Based on 86 reviews

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Based on 4 reviews

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You won’t be short of things to do on this island - Troulos is just a small part of all that Skiathos has to offer. Beyond the white sands of Troulos Bay, there are plenty more beaches to explore, and natural scenery to enjoy - the Koukounaries forest is definitely worth a visit. The island’s monastery and ancient ruins are ideal for history buffs, and of course, there’s always plenty in lively Skiathos town to keep you entertained. 

One of the most visited spots on the whole island is The Monastery of Evangelistria. Nestled on a hillside about 5km away from Skiathos Town, spend a day exploring the stunning historical monument and the small museum that offers a unique insight into Greek culture. The Koukounaries forest is around 3km from Troulos, and a natural attraction not to be missed. This gem is a treat for scenery lovers - take a hike around the thick pines and the lake that’s alive with wildlife. 

Troulos Bay isn’t the only beach worth a visit on the island - Skiathos is surrounded on all sides by soft white sand and clear waters. Banana beach is perhaps the most popular; it’s a lively spot on the west of the island that’s always a hit with tourists looking for a bit of fun in the sun. Vromolimnos is a great choice for watersports and all you need for riding the waves, and Lalaria beach is a natural beauty thanks to its impressive sea caves and rock formations.

If you’re looking for a break from the peace and quiet of Troulos, Skiathos Town is a sure bet for a great time, day or night. The lively centre of the island, the town is popular with locals and tourists alike - dine in one of the town’s tempting tavernas for an authentic taste of the Mediterranean, or toast to your holiday in the sun with a glass of bubbly in a seafront bar. 

More About Troulos
Overview, Things To Do, Weather, PhotosCurrency

Weather In Troulos
Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec

Recommended Hotels
Morfia Aparthotel, Skiathos Premier, Beltsios Studios, Filia Studios, Thanos Studios

Resorts Near Troulos
KavosThassosRhodesLefkas, Kalamata, 

Similar Destinations
Skiathos, SkalaStoupa, EloundaRethymnon


Fast Facts

Language: The language spoken in Troulos is Greek
Currency: The currency used in Troulos is the Euro (€)
Local time: Troulos is two hours ahead of GMT/UK time
Fly to: Skiathos Airport ‘Alexandros Papadiamantis’ is approximately 11.2 km away from Troulos
Tourist information: Further Troulos tourist information can be found at 
Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Troulos

Best for

Beach lovers: Troulos Bay is one of the best family-friendly beaches on the island of Skiathos.

Foodies: Sample some of the authentic Mediterranean delights the resort has on offer.

Culture lovers: With its lively festivals and rich spirit, Troulos is the perfect place to get a taste of Greek culture. 

Weather and climate

Temperature: 10-28 (°C) 

You can expect warm highs of 20°C in the spring, or turn up the heat in the summer sun with highs of 28°C. Troulos is still warm enough to sunbathe in the autumn. The winters are a little cooler, with temperatures rarely falling below 10°C, but it’s a great time to visit the village when it’s a little quieter. 

Getting Around

By car: For all the inland attractions that boats can’t get to, a hire car is your best bet. You’ll find several car hire companies on Skiathos who can help - then you’re free to drive around the island, and explore at your own pace. 

By boat: What better way to get around an island like Skiathos than by boat? The young and young at heart can’t help but love a water taxi ride - hop aboard one of the public boats and travel round the different bays from as little as €5.

By taxi: Public buses can get busy during the peak period, so you might prefer to jump in a taxi. The harbours on the waterfront are a great place to find a taxi rank, and a local driver to take you around the island’s hot spots.


Carnival: The island’s famous Carnival takes place in February during the run up to Lent, and it’s not to be missed. Revel in a week’s worth of cultural festivities, with costumes, parties and music galore, before the firework display that closes the celebrations with a bang.

Feast: You’re in for a treat if you’re visiting in late July - the nearby town of Agia Paraskevi is only 1.4km away from Troulos, and there the locals host a feast to commemorate the Saint’s name day. Eat, drink and be merry during the island’s holy celebration.

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