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The road south beyond Magazia leads to Papa Ta Chomata beach, sometimes referred to as Papa Ta Houma.
The name translates roughly as 'land of the priest' but visitors may find little of the cloth here as this is the island's unofficial nudist beach.
The sands at Papa Ta Chomata are fine and the water is clean, although it can be a difficult descent down a narrow cliff path to the beach.
Beaches further south of here are disappointingly drab until you get to Aspouss which is a pleasant spot with a couple of nice beach tavernas.
Aegina Alonissos Agistri Andros Corfu Crete Halkidiki Hydra Ikaria Ios Ithaca Kalymnos Kefalonia Kos Lefkas Leros Lesvos Lipsi Meganissi Mykonos Naxos Paros Patmos Paxos Rhodes Samos Santorini Skiathos Skopelos Skyros Symi Thassos Zante The island capital of Chora lies on the east side of the narrow waist that divides the island of Skyros, north and south.
Visitors arriving from the port of Linaria through a rash of charmless mini-markets and a rag-bag of cement block buildings to an attractive hillside town where with whitewashed cube houses stack their way up to the summit in a fiendish maze of narrow streets.
Sunbeds are laid out on the most popular stretches and the water is quite shallow.The a long, sweeping beach is named after the gunpowder magazines that were stored here in Venetian times.Fast being developed, but still quiet and relaxed, Magazia has plenty of beach facilities including watersports and beachside tavernas.His grave is one of the island's main tourist attractions.The heavily indented coastline of Skyros is peppered with sand and pebble beaches, secluded coves, rocky inlets and sea caves.