Milos recasts its magical spell

With dozens of unique beaches, like the cliff-enclosed Tsigrado cove …   …  an astounding array of natural scenery and rugged terrain, such as the Mars-like landscape at Cape Vani …   … picturesque seaside fishing villages, like Mandrakia …   … spectacular coastal scenery, like the breathtaking cliffs and offshore rock formations at Kleftiko …   … colourful […]
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Bay watching on Milos

Halara Studios view of the Bay of Milos and the island’s west side   Scenic viewpoints: Several readers recently asked about places to stay or visit on Milos to enjoy amazing views and scenery. On our last trip to the island we stayed at Halara Studios in Plaka village, where we had inspiring views of […]
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Aegean in-flight magazine lauds the marvels of Milos

Fashion model Vasilianna strikes a pose on one of the seaside rock formations at spectacular Sarakiniko beach on Milos island in the Cyclades. The photo, by Olympia Krasagaki, graces the cover of the summer 2014 edition of Blue, the in-flight magazine of Aegean Airlines.   Cover story: One of my favourite islands will be getting […]
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A colourful lane on the Kastro hillside on Milos

Pots of pink and red geraniums add pops of colour to a blue-painted footpath on the Kastro hillside above Plaka village on Milos island. This is only one of many impressive sights visitors will encounter while hiking the steep footpath from Plaka to Kastro. The spectacular panoramic views from the Kastro mountain peak, especially at […]
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Our sailboat tour to Sykia and Kleftiko on Milos

Excursion sailboats anchored off the scenic cliffs at Kleftiko near the southwest tip of Milos. Click the photo to view it full-size.     Stunning scenery: It has been nearly six years since we took a sailboat tour along the scenic western coast of Milos, but my memories of the trip are still so vivid […]
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Hit the beach! Spectacular Sarakiniko on Milos

Spectacular landscapes surround Sarakiniko beach and bay …   … which have great views toward nearby Kimolos island   There’s a small sandy beach with a shade tree at the foot of the bay…   … and incredibly fascinating, unusual terrain all around   Beyond compare:  I’ve got to say at the outset that photos […]
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Utopian sunsets on Milos

Sunset viewing from the Utopia Café terrace in Plaka village on Milos   Superb sunset views: We’ve seen dozens of spectacular sunsets in Greece, but there are a few that we still remember as though we had seen them only yesterday. Watching the sunset from at Utopia Café on Milos in 2007 is one of them. […]
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