It is located 36 km away from Katerini and 56 km from Larisa and it is found at the south-east of the prefecture. The beach is under the castle of Platamonas, in a small creek and due to its location, it is occasionally also called Kastro. The shoreline of the beach is 3 km long. Spotless waters and an amazing sandy beach. It combines mountain and sea and is included in the most beautiful beaches of Greece. Next to the sea there are plane trees and poplars. A river is poured into the sea finishing its long route from the sources of Olympus. This beach is a good option for a swim while sailing in Greece. The beach of Panteleimonas is also offered for marine sports, while there are also facilities for basketball, tennis, table-tennis and volleyball on the sand. During summer several tournaments of basketball and volleyball are organized under the auspices of the local municipality.
Skotina attracts tourists mainly from Europe as it is situated in front of the blue Aegean Sea and the foothills of Mount Olympus. The bright sun and the vivid colors, the crystal sea and the golden sandy beaches remind us why the Greek Gods chose this area for their residence.