Distinguished for its astonishing volcanic formations and its exotic beaches, Milos offers a great escape for couples and a peaceful environment for families. All around Milos there are welcoming family run hotels and studios, providing privacy and comfort, at a short distance from beautiful island spots.
Milos is considered the island of Lovers due to its romantic atmosphere. The extraordinary spot of Sarakiniki, the charming sunset in Plaka and the boat houses in Klima are just few of its treasures. Holidays in Milos are a must for everyone who wishes to experience a wonderful landscape and amazing holidays.
Romantic destination: great for honeymooners and couples
Milos is great for honeymooners and couples, as it is home to secluded locations with stunning views, like the lunar landscape of Sarakiniko, the turquoise waters of Kleftiko, and other exotic coves.
The capital town of Milos, Plaka, is also ideal for romantic ventures. Stroll around its paved streets and whitewashed little houses with your significant other until dusk and then head up to the Kastro area to enjoy a marvelous town view and sunset on a bench outside the picturesque churches of Panagia Korfiatissa and Panagia Thalassitra.
Very romantic scenery can also be found in the fishing villages of Klima and Fyropotamos with the small colourful boat houses by the sea, the famous syrmata.
The perfect way to enjoy an amazing time with your partner is to hike around the island. Just follow the ancient pathways across Milos and let them lead you to mythical secluded spots of immeasurable natural beauty.
Calm for families
Apart from the romantic atmosphere, Milos island is highly recommended for families with children. Generally the island is calm and peaceful, without the frenetic nightlife of other Cycladic islands, but with very beautiful natural surroundings and interesting sightseeing.
Family holidays in Milos may include several exciting activities: snorkeling in exotic waters, exploring the underwater pirate caves in Kleftiko, and kayaking to secluded and untouched coves.
The family holidays in Milos can also have an educational character by visiting the sulfur mines, the archaeological site of Filakopi and the 1st century AD Christian Catacombs.
Hundreds of spectacular beaches with volcanic backdrop and unique colours are found on the coastline of Milos.
The most popular is Sarakiniko beach, a white rocky shore with astonishing formations. Kleftiko is the second best beach in Milos, accessible only by boat, ideal for snorkeling in its crystal waters, discovering rocky caves, used as a pirate hideout in the past.
Other stunning beaches are Tsigrado, famous for its grayish red rocks, Paleochori and Agia Kiriaki. Don’t miss the chance to visit Firiplaka, the open cave of Papafragkas and Achivadolimni, the longest beach on the island.
Nice close islands
Holidays in Milos can easily be combined with nearby islands. Visitors can go island hopping to the wonderful Kimolos from Pollonia port in Milos. Kimolos is a small, unspoilt island, ideal for nature holidays and backpacking.
From Milos you can also access the beautiful Sifnos, a typical Cycladic island with traditional architecture and nice, peaceful beaches.
Another island hopping route from Milos includes two of the most romantic islands, the famous Santorini, with the water filled caldera and magnificent sunset, and the relaxing Folegandros with amazing sea views and crystal waters.