island hopping in Greece: Milos

Our last stop on this grand island hopping adventure, was Milos. I knew little about this island other than it possessed gorgeous beaches and dramatic landscapes, soon to be discovered. We decided to settle in the small yet lively village of Polonia, not only charming but quite the foodie haven!

IMG_0656 Our first stop, a place my Italian knew from a previous visit and was eager to show me, was a lunar landscape called Sarakiniko. Here began my love affair with Milos.

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One of the most incredible landscapes I have ever seen, volcanic rocks shaped by wind and waves.


The next day we decided to be proper tourists and see it all by taking a catamaran around the island.


The journey began with the vibrantly colored village of Klima, only reachable by boat.


At many a hidden beach we would stop and swim, snorkel, take in the island’s unique beauty.


Never before had I swam in such crystal clear waters! This was the uninhabited island of Poliegos.


The ever changing colors were reminiscent of paintings by artists like Cy Twombly.


We left one paradise and discovered another. Each more spectacular than the last.


And to swim within these landscapes, in and out of the caves… a surreal experience!


We both agreed this was one of the most memorable day we spent in Greece. And there were many.


Our last sunset, from a scenic spot appropriately named Utopia, with a promise to return.

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  1. Danielle September 28, 2013

    Unreal! So, so beautiful. I am putting to the top of my Greek Isle list. Hopefully I’ll be able to go soon 🙂

  2. Karin B September 29, 2013

    So, so lovely, Kasia! Thank you for sharing these photos with us! The last one, in Utopia, is stunning and made me smile, feel calm, and feel like all is right in the world. 🙂

  3. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures September 29, 2013

    Wow it looks so magical! Love the pics of you on land and in the gorgeous water.

    • Kasia October 4, 2013

      Add Milos to your Greece travel list, incredible!

  4. Virginia October 1, 2013

    I dream of visiting Greece when I’m not dreaming about my next trip to Paris! Lovely photos!

    • Kasia October 4, 2013

      Hope you will make these travel dreams come true, and do come back to Paris soon! (I had so many dreams of travel that I took a RTW trip)

  5. Andi October 20, 2013

    The perfect place to get away from it all, to completely escape from everything.


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