Exploring the Hidden Gems of Milos: A Traveler’s Guide

Oct 19, 2023

A recent visit to the enchanting island of Milos left me profoundly delighted with the experience. Milos, a hidden gem in the Cyclades, offers a unique blend of local authenticity, picturesque landscapes, and a culinary scene that’s sure to delight any traveler. The island’s appeal can be attributed to the locals who take immense pride in their heritage, resulting in an unforgettable journey for all who visit.

Exploring Milos

Milos offers an array of tours and excursions to make the most of your visit:

The Best of Milos

This comprehensive tour unveils the island’s numerous attractions and hidden gems, making it an ideal starting point for your Milos adventure.

The Food Tour

Milos boasts an exceptional culinary scene, steeped in tradition and hospitality, starting with cheese making at home factories, cooking fish in the sand, and preparing traditional local pies. This is the best way to discover the island’s rich heritage.

Boat Tours

Exploring Milos by sea is a must. Visit the iconic Kleftiko, where you’ll find some of the bluest waters imaginable, and explore nearby islands like Kimolos and Poliegos. Choose between rib and catamaran tours and consider adding a boat hike for a complete experience.

Two reputable catamaran providers are Naya Yachting and the owner of Captain Zeppos, who offers a brand new Axopar for unforgettable sea excursions.

Local Exploration

Klima: A quaint fisherman’s village renowned for its charming boat garages carved into the cliffs, offering a glimpse into a bygone era.

Kleftiko: A mesmerizing landscape of sea caves and rock formations, accessible only by boat, providing a unique and awe-inspiring experience.

Sarakiniko: Milos’ most famous beach is like no other. Its lunar landscape, carved by nature’s forces, will leave you in awe.

Culinary Delights

Oh Hamos: A traditional taverna known for its exceptional meats and homemade cheese, all crafted with care by the family. Be prepared for a possible wait during the summer season, but the food is absolutely worth it.

Medusa: This fish tavern, with a view of Sarakiniko, offers the freshest seafood and a serene dining experience.

Sirocco: Here, the warm beach sand is harnessed to cook potatoes, eggplants, and fish due to a natural volcanic phenomenon. A unique and unforgettable dining experience.

Enalio Restaurant: Located in Pollonia, this family-run restaurant is celebrated for its authentic Greek cuisine, prepared by generations of the same family. The warm ambiance and delicious dishes make it a must-visit.

Beach Bar Bliss

For a memorable beachfront experience, don’t miss Aqua Loca, the best beach bar on the island. Enjoy your favorite cocktail while taking in the breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea.

Milos beckons with its hidden treasures, promising an unforgettable vacation. Be sure to consult our concierge guide for more recommendations and updated information on the island’s attractions. Now is the ideal time to uncover the magic of this Greek gem. Please note that Milos is a quiet destination, making it less suitable for party seekers.