The 9 best hotels in Skópelos

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Between tumbling pines, turquoise waters, whitewashed walls and eternal sun: discover the 9 best hotels in Skópelos

Skópelos, the largest island in the Sporades, seems sheltered from everything. Time, people and mass tourism. Nestled between the blue of the Mediterranean and the green of the pines, the island is dotted with superb little villages with an old-fashioned, secret charm.

A new discovery, an incomparable viewpoint or an exceptional beach can be found around every corner. But before you set out to discover the island’s wonders, you’ll first need to find the right hotel for your island idyll…

To help you, we’ve put together a selection of the 9 best hotels in Skópelos. Whether you’re looking for luxury, character or waterfront accommodation, you’re sure to find the perfect pied-à-terre for your next vacation in Greece.

Absolute luxury version

1. Nature Skopelos Boutique Hotel

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  • Hotel assets: an exclusive hotel, close to Glossa and its town center: one of the most authentic and charming on the island.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

Loutráki, a discreet seaside and spa resort nestled in a bay on the Gulf of Corinth, is a town of infinite charm. Crystal-clear, motionless water licks a long ribbon of sand, while the mountains tumble down into the town center. An authentic, typical stronghold with a small port, it’s the perfect place for a rejuvenating holiday in every way.

The Nature Skopelos Boutique Hotel is one of the most famous. This superb hotel in Skópelos rests right on the water. The palm trees in front of its sparkling facade, the modern, elegant rooms, the infinity pool and wellness center: everything here evokes luxury and voluptuousness.

2. Piscine Art Hotel

Piscine art

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  • Hotel assets: entirely reserved for adults, this hotel is a haven of peace and conviviality for romantic getaways or stays with friends.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

The islands of Skópelos and Skiathos are separated by a 30-minute boat ride. Skiathos, which is very close to Skópelos, often attracts travellers to Skópelos looking for an even more exclusive getaway. Its dream setting of turquoise waters, historic relics, maze of immaculate alleyways and vibrant little port make for a trip that’s as prestigious as it is authentic.

So it’s impossible not to list the Piscine Art Hotel among the best hotels in Skópelos. In the image of the island, this establishment splendidly blends local craftsmanship, original styles, rich fabrics and a sense of refinement.

3. Skiathos Princess

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  • Hotel benefits: the most relaxing, green setting in Skiathos, just 30 minutes from Skópelos.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★★

Skiathos, lively and cosmopolitan, is no less nature-oriented. A case in point is this superb hotel, which also features on our list. Skiathos Princess enjoys direct access to Agia Paraskevi beach and a wide belt of emerald gardens.

This prestigious establishment lives up to its name. Everything here evokes the refinement, elegance and prestige of the homes of kings and queens. The powdered rooms are bathed in pastel tones and the furnishings are reminiscent of the past. The glass terrace overlooking the water adds a resolutely modern, flamboyant touch.

Feet in the water

4. Stamatiou Estate

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  • Hotel assets: a family-run hotel on the mountainside, perched above a sumptuous beach within easy walking distance.
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

Neo Klima is an unspoilt, untouched village. These words, sometimes overused, are hardly superlatives here. Yet Neo Klima is no old relic, and offers one of the best hotels in Skópelos. The Stamatiou Estate is a perfect cocoon of nature, calm and comfort.

In the shade of the vine leaves, enjoy breakfast on the rounded terrace suspended above the clear waters. In the rooms, there are no luxurious displays or eye-popping furnishings: the emphasis is on clean, simple and sometimes delightfully kitsch decor.

5. Adrina Beach

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  • Hotel advantages: private beach and location equidistant from the ports of Skópelos and Glossa, whose old towns are full of authenticity and traditional decor.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Adriana Beach is set in the midst of a pine forest, set against the azure backdrop of the Mediterranean. Its private beach, bathed in translucent waters, is perfectly equipped for hotel guests. All rooms offer splendid panoramic views, culminating each day in the fiery twilight…

If you ever tire of salt water, you’ll be happy to take a dip in the freshwater pool. With a cocktail from the bar at hand, you’ll be in paradise!

6. Aegean Wave

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  • Hotel features: free return trip to the port of the hilltop town of Glossa and the church of Agios Ioannis, star of the film Mamma Mia
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

With its original, delicate and seductive decor, its rooms in the heart of the old town of Loutráki, just a few minutes from the port and right on the water, the Aegean Wave is a gem among Skópelos hotels.

You’ll spend a vibrant vacation surrounded by green mountains, spectacular coastlines, secluded coves and fields of oregano and olive trees. All this in a friendly, traditional Greek village, cocooned in a luxurious establishment.

7. Olia Green Residence

Olia Green Residence

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  • Hotel assets: a private beach in the heart of the beautiful town of Skópelos, whitewashed houses with blue doors.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Skópelos, a town carved out between land and sea, invites you to lose yourself endlessly in the winding lanes to the top of the stairs leading to the superb white church of Panagista Tou Pirgou. This island capital is home to one of Skópelos’ most pleasant hotels: Olia Green Résidence.

Open to the sea, decorated with simplicity and softness, on the seafront, this small establishment is an enchantment of every moment.

The Green

8. Stamatias Garden

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  • Hotel assets: a hotel close to the beaches of Limnonari and Agnontas, set in the middle of a flower garden.
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

The Stamatias Garden nestles in one of the characteristic alleyways rising amphitheatrically from the hills. Not only is it one of the best hotels in Skópelos, it’s also the most bucolic and delightful of our selection. An ode to nature, authenticity and a simple way of life, it will delight travelers in search of a green retreat.

There’s nothing grand about the hotel, but it’s still of the highest quality: plenty of relaxing garden facilities, pleasant rooms, bohemian decor and, above all, close proximity to the beaches.

9. Mando Beachfront

Mando Beachfront

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  • Hotel assets: a secluded gem on the edge of a creek, surrounded by dense vegetation and inhabited only by a few farm animals.
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

The village of Stafilos is bathed in a peaceful, tranquil and almost sleepy atmosphere. It’s home to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Greek island: a very accessible and little-visited paradise. It also offers one of the most authentic hotels in Skópelos.

From the bedrooms to the reception area, wrought iron and wood combine to create a raw, charming decor. In the garden, goats and chickens graze in a typical Mediterranean setting. In short, an atmosphere a world away from the hustle and bustle and glitz of some of Greece’s other destinations.