Skopelos Island Greece

A new destination for Digital Nomads

and Remote Workers

How can I book my accommodation and how far in advance do I have to?

Please, complete the contact form here and we will contact you in order to arrange your booking. Even though the room is ready to welcome you, it would be better if you contacted us a few days earlier so we can facilitate the whole procedure and assist in any possible way.

How can I travel to Skopelos island?

You may travel by plane to Skiathos island and afterwards to Skopelos island by boat (30’ distance). Alternatively, there are ferry connections to Skopelos from Volos and Evia (the duration of your journey varies depending on the ferry connection. Average journey time 3h). For more information, click here.

Are there any health centers on the island?

There is a Public Health Center in Skopelos Town (Chora) operating 24/7 all year round. There is also a private clinic and several private doctor offices. For more information, visit our Stay Safe – Health First page.

How can I get around the island? (Transportation Facilities)

You may use the public transportation (though being limited during winter) or take a taxi (you may check for more information as far as timetables and prices are concerned here.) You also have the option to rent a car, motorbike, scooter or quad – buggy.

Are any restaurants, cafes etc. open during winter?

Even though being limited during heavy winter, there are local bakeries, cafe-bars etc. remaining open all year round. Also, there is a big super-market just 300 meters away from Rigas Hotel Skopelos, providing portions of cooked food.

What is the climate like in Skopelos?

Mediterranean climate, with relatively mild, rainy winters and hot, sunny summers. You may consult the following tables concerning the weather as well as the water temperature on the island for brave winter swimmers.


My friend/family wants to visit me. Can they stay with me?

We would gladly welcome and host your friend or relative in your Studio room, at a privileged rate. For more than one persons, an extra room may be booked (upon availability).

What about smoking and pets in the room?

Smoking is not permitted in the rooms or indoor areas. Smoking is allowed only outdoors. Dogs up to 10kg are welcome (See more about our Pet Policy)

What are the usual payment methods in Skopelos?

Both cash and cards are accepted. You may make exchange currency in Skopelos Town. Of course, there are a few ATMs in Chora of Skopelos (for more information, click here).

What other activities are there on the island?

There are plenty of activities one may get involved in on the island, including: hiking, swimming, cycling (bicycle rentals available only during summer season), island hopping, “mamma mia” sight-seeing, religious trip (monasteries, chapels, churches). Furthermore, there is a private gym and a football field. Also, the Cultural Association of Skopelos provides a few activities, such as traditional dance or musical instrument lessons, hagiography, etc.  Tip: if you are a lover of drawing, photography or writing, then Skopelos island, with its enchanting natural landscapes and its architecture, is the ideal place to plunge into, be inspired and unfold your talent!

Distance from Basic Amenities

  • Center – Rigas Hotel Skopelos is located very close to Town centre.
  • Beach – the closest beach is approx. 500 meters away.
  • Bank – the nearest bank or ATM is approx. 500 meters away from the hotel.
  • Bakery – the nearest bakery is approx. 300 meters away.
  • Supermarket – the two closest super markets are approx. 300 meters away.
  • Gas Station – the two closest gas stations are approx. 60 meters and 200 meters away.
  • Pharmacy – the closest pharmacy is approx. 300 meters away.