It is located in the Aegean Sea and belongs to the Northern Sporades. It is a pine-covered island with natural beauty and many attractions. Bourtzi, a small peninsula that separates the old from the new port, a hill with an open air theater where cultural events and theatrical performances take place. Skiathos beaches are among the best in Greece. The busiest beach is Koukounaries, sandy with crystal clear waters, organized with many activities. Another very beautiful pine beach is Banana, a point of reference for fun and water sports. At the northeast end of the island is Lalaria beach with crystal clear waters and white pebbles. Kanapitsa, on the south-eastern side of the island with calm waters and stunning views, very picturesque and with unique surroundings from the pine forest. Agia Eleni, Xanemos, Pears, Megali Ammos offer excellent turquoise waters.