Activities

At Hotel Punta you can enjoy the large adult swimming pool and a smaller one for children, a beach volleyball court, ping-pong table and playground. For major sports and cultural events there is a big TV screen at the bar, and throughout the day you can play board games.
Of course you should not miss the opportunity to explore the wonderful island of Skiathos. You can ask our reception for information about activities you can participate. Excursions, water sports, diving, cycling and organized walks on the trails of Skiathos, are some of the activities you can find in the area.

Thanks to residents with a passion for trekking as well as for Skiathos, the island is now a great destination for trekkers. Many of the paths in Skiathos have been used by it’s people for thousands of years. You will find reference for many of the paths in the works of Alexandros Papadiamantis, the famous writer who hailed from the island.

Today there are 24 signposted paths that explore every part of the island. Through following them you will get to know another Skiathos from the one that is so obvious around the island. Behind the friendly tourist front lies a bewitching land of rivers and streams, cultural monuments, watermills, monasteries, churches and much much more. All these can be experienced through organized walks, or simply follow the paths of your choice. One path even starts from the hotel…

 


Hiking friendly facilities offered by the hotel:

  • Hiking Equipment
  • Guide book with routes maps
  • Washing machine-dryer available on a daily basis (paid service).
  • Transfer service to route.
  • Organized guided excursions
  • Lunchbox availability with fruit, toast, energy drinks, etc.

 

If you like the sea then during your stay on the island you have the opportunity to try scuba diving in the wonderful underwater world of Skiathos. Even if you are beginner you can find many diving centers that will show you how to dive safely by providing you with the right equipment. Diving is for everyone, from young children up to the certified divers that can visit reefs, shipwrecks, diving at great depths or even night dive.

Also, experienced divers can make free diving to waters depth up to ten meters.

Mini cruise with boat

Meet the “hidden” side of Skiathos through a daily organized boat trip that will guide you to isolated beaches and caves that do not have access. Swim in crystal clear waters, enjoy the sun on sandy or pebbly beaches and meet nearby islands such as Tsoungria and Arcos.

 

Meet the rest of the Sporades island complex

Your visit to Skiathos can be a unique opportunity to get to know the Northern Sporades. The excursion will lead you to Skopelos and Alonissos with its unique marine park, protected by international treaties. In the Sea life Park of Alonissos will visit caves and islets and you will be able to take pictures of dolphins and monk seals.

You can also visit Skopelos with the long history, the traditional settlement and the countless churches. Browse the picturesque alleys of the village that are characterized by stone, flowers, colorful windows and churches that are among the houses.

Do not forget to take a look at the famous chapel of St. John where the Mamma Mia movie was filmed.

 

Sailing

Live the luxury and the freedom to travel with a sailing boat with the help of experts who will teach you the secrets of this beautiful hobby. You and your friends can experience the sailing experience and at the same time visit unique beaches, uninhabited islands and caves scraped on the rock from the waves. Relax on deck and let the wind drive you.

For Cycling enthusiasts staying at Hotel Punta, we recommend exploring and discovering the hidden beauty of Skiathos by bicycle. Starting your cycling route from Hotel Punta you will discover unique landscapes on your route.

Here at Hotel Punta, few kilometers far from the historical town of Skiathos, you will find everything you need for your cycling. Discover hidden routes, colors, aromas and herbs of the island, using your own bicycle, or a bicycle – manual or electrical, that the hotel can arrange for you.

 


Bike friendly facilities offered by the hotel

  • Information about bike friendly services either on the website or in the hotel brochure, or in a special brochure.
  • Area map with cycling routes in the area, in printed or electronic form (free service).
  • Secure parking or storage area for bicycles or co-operation with a corresponding space near the hotel (free service).
  • Tool kit availability (free service).
  • Washing machine-dryer available on a daily basis (on-site or off-site – paid service).
  • Renting and repairing bicycles in the hotel or near the hotel (paid service).
  • Parking places with a special rack for bicycles.
  • Electric bicycle battery charging point.
  • Rent a mini van service for bicycles transport.
  • Lunchbox availability with fruit, toast, energy drinks, etc.
  • Availability of healthy breakfast with organic-bio products.

 

You can find some of the routes we suggest you in the following links of Bikemap.net:

 

Contact Information

Pounta, Skiathos 37002, Greece

Reservations and Information
Tel: (+30) 2427022850, Fax: (+30) 2427021767
E-mail: info@hotelpunta.gr

Hotel Reception
Tel: (+30) 2427021800
Fax: (+30) 2427021801