Immediately south of Skotina and Panteleimonas beaches, Platamonas beach can be found. It is 36 km from Katerini. Several kilometers of beach that is never crowded due to its size. The coast extended from Neoi Poroi to Agios Panteleimonas combines pebbles and sand and the cleanliness of waters are amazing. You can swim at the center of village next to the church and in the small port (beach with small pebbles and sand), at the small artificial gulfs (beach with sandy beach and calm waters is recommended for families with small children), under the Castle of Platamonas (beach with pebbles) and in the region of Kalamaki (several km beach with sand). All beaches are organized and there are beach bars, cafes and restaurants. This beach is a great option for a swim while sailing in Greece.
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.
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.