Complete Guide to Beaches, Hotels & Restaurants in Milos
Milos is a secret little island oasis in the Mediterranean sea. With more than 40 uniquely picturesque beaches, secret sea caves and traditional fisherman’s villages, this Greek Island is a jewel of the Mediterranean. It’s certainly very apropos that the iconic statue Venus of Milos, goddess of love and beauty, was discovered here.
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Where to stay in Milos, Greece
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Things to do in Milos, Greece
Visit Klima - A beautiful fishing village located close to Tripiti, featuring iconic two-level “syrmata” boat houses. The syrmata are instantly recognizable, white with brightly colored wooded doors and windows.
Boat Tour - Take a snorkeling boat tour and explore the captivating coastline of Milos. Sail through rock formations, visit the famous sea caves and soak in the sun at beaches only accessible by boat.
Visit Plaka Village - Stroll around the Old Town of Plaka, the capital of Milos. Wander in and out of the restaurants, cafes and shops.
Hike from Platka to Kastro - Hike up to the castle in Plaka and watch the sunset.
Sea Caves - Milos has a coastline dotted with caves and rock formations. The most visited caves are Sykia, Kleftiko, Papafragas and Sarakiniko, which can be accessed through an organized boat tour.
Catacombs - An underground complex of catacombs dating to Roman times.
Ancient Theatre of Tripiti - Ancient theater built by Romans during the Hellenistic period.
Scuba Diving Session - Explore the bottom of the sea in Milos.
Windsurfing Course - Lessons for beginners and experienced windsurfers are offered at the beach of Achivadolimni.
Beaches in Milos
Firopotamos Beach - One of the most picturesque beaches in Milos, inside a small bay dotted with white fisherman houses with colorful doors.
Sarakiniko Beach - A lunar-like beach formed by white volcanic rocks which contrast the deep blue of the sea.
Tsigrado Beach - Beautiful sandy cove with crystalline water, worth the climb down the cliff using a rocky ladder to access this oasis.
Papafragas Beach - Impressive natural pool, with huge imposing rocks, accessible by a tiny path leading to a small sandy beach.
Firiplaka Beach - A small gorgeous beach and shallow turquoise sea surrounded by cliff-like rocks.
Alogomadra - Aarrow sandy beach surrounded by otherworldly rocks forming marine caves.
Gerakas Beach - Reachable only by boat, this cliffy beach has an impressive cliffy landscape.
Sulfur Mines at Paliorema Beach - A small remote beach, accessible through a track road or by boat, surrounded by old ruins from the sulfur mines.
Plathiena Beach - A Secluded Beach close to Plaka.
Paliochori Beach - A Popular organized beach with crystal clear waters.
Places to eat & drink in Milos, Greece
Taberna Ebourios - A remote and simple tavern that’s a total hidden gem in the small village of Empourios.
O! Hamos! Tavern - Enter this tavern through a grapevine and enjoy a delicious Mediterranean meal next to the sea.
Methismeni Politia - Authentic restaurant located in Tripiti serving mouth-watering Mediterranean fare out of a traditional wood-burning oven.
Flisvos Restaurant - Relaxed restaurant overlooking the marina serving traditional Mediterranean fare.
Tarantella - Delicious family-run tavern with a view over the sea.
Restaurant Okto - Modern Greek fare with a stunning view.
Kinigos Restaurant - Family-run restaurant.
Diporto - Laid back restaurant near Plaka beach.
Verina - Cocktail Bar.
Argosta - Cocktail Bar.
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