I can highly recommend Kate as a host and staying at the Batlis House. The rooms are clean and the house is very charming with a garden full of olive-, grape- and lemon trees. Troulos is a wonderful area with restaurants, shops and lovely beaches, all within walking distance from Batlis House. With the bus station near by you can easily reach other beaches and Skiathos Town. Kate's father was very friendly and welcoming and gave us tips about beaches, restaurants and different events. He also took us to places by car and boat. We only had to pay for petrol for the boat trip, which was a lovely tour over to Mandraki beach where we watched the sunset. We never got the chance to meet Kate, but she always responded very quickly whenever we had questions and made sure things got sorted out for us if we ever needed anything. Once again many thanks for making our stay so pleasant and hope to get back someday soon!