It is located 10 km away from Katerini. A quiet scenic lengthy coast with pebbles and sand in the fringes of Olympus. The sandy beach and the shallow sea of Variko constitute a pole of attraction for tourists and specifically in families with small children. Located very close to Olympus and in Ancient Dion, the sacred city of Macedonians. In the south and north of the central beach you can find a line from isolated, quiet coasts.
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.