Much ado about Milos

Two top travel magazines profiled Milos island this summer.  The article Milos’ Moment appeared in the May edition of the American Conde Nast Traveler, while Orange Crush was published in the UK’s Conde Nast Traveller in June.   Media darling: If you’re considering a visit to Milos in 2018, you might be wise to start making your […]
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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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Island sail tour is a must for Milos visitors

A poster at the Adamas marina advertises the daily Milos tours that J & J Yachting offers on the sailboat Joanna I     Milos must-see / must-do: One of the top tourist activities on Milos in the southwest Cyclades is a day trip that actually takes place off the island — on a sailing […]
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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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