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Greece: An Afternoon In The Picturesque Agios Ioannis Beach, Skopelos

September 16, 2015
Agios Ioannis Beach

After overcoming my fear of heights at Agios Ioannis Sto Kastro, we headed down to the nearby Agios Ioannis beach. We had a view of this beach from the empty space beside the only taverna in the area and the imagery that we saw was probably one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. A small cove sheltered by small mountains on both sides with very calm waters. The combination of green and turquoise color of the sea was intoxicating. After the climb that I just did, this whole scenery looks like a great place for me to refresh myself.

Agios Ioannis Beach, Skopelos

A dirt path leads down to this beautiful cove and while my knees were still trembling from the climb, I can’t seem to waste one more minute of not being at the beach so I was walking surprisingly fast even with my knees trembling and my leg muscles aching. As we reached the shore, I was surprised that there were not much people staying there. With such beauty, I was expecting for it to be the most crowded considering the small size of it. It worked well for us though as we were able to get sunbeds immediately.

Agios Ioannis Beach, Skopelos

The water was very calm, probably the calmest sea we’ve ever been in during this holiday. It was so calm that you’d feel like you’re in an oversized bathtub, you can float on its waters and stay in the same place the whole time. Unless of course if you move around. The water was not very cold and not very warm, just the right amount of temperature for anyone to enjoy it fully.

Agios Ioannis Beach, Skopelos

We stayed there for a few hours before heading out for dinner. As we left the beach and started going towards our car, I had my last full glimpse of Agios Ioannis beach and I told myself that it’s definitely my favorite among all the beaches we’ve been to so far during this holiday. Now that we’ve completed our holiday and visited several other beaches after Agios Ioannis beach, it is indeed my favorite and the best one I’ve seen.

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5 Comments

  • Reply Anna September 16, 2015 at 12:59

    that’s a cute and quiet beach! And beautiful sea color…I’ve visited Skopelos years ago, but didn’t have much time to explore as I was there for a wedding!
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    • Reply Pinay Flying High September 16, 2015 at 13:01

      It’s a beautiful beach! 🙂
      You should go back to Skopelos soon. 🙂

  • Reply Malinda @mybrownpaperpackages September 16, 2015 at 12:50

    That water looks so inviting, I could spend a few hours chilling out there, or days 🙂
    Thanks for joining in #wednesdaywanderlust this week.
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    • Reply Pinay Flying High September 16, 2015 at 12:52

      I know what you mean, we spent the longest time we’ve ever spent on a beach here. 🙂

  • Reply Steffie September 16, 2015 at 10:50

    What a nice Report 🙂
    I want to visit a Spa Hotel 🙂

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