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  • Sarakiniko

  • Medusa

  • Kleftico

  • Mandraki

  • Ostria

    I visited the Greek Island of Milos last summer with my family and we had such a delightful time, we all feel it is an island we Must return too soon. Like lots of Greek island it is such a stunning location for the perfect travel photos and here are a few reasons why !

How to get there.

During the summer months there are  2 daily flights from Athens and 3 fast ferry boats from Pireaus along with various other options to hop on a ferry from a nearby island too.

5 reasons why !

Sarakiniko with its Luna landscape and enchanting natural beauty. This location is the perfect place for a fashion or vacation  photo shoot. We drove to it but you can take the boat also, however I think to truly engage with this magical area you must walk around and discover all the little crevices. Greek travel photographer Sarakiniko Milos

The Medusa restaurant a little hidden gem in the fishing village of Mandraki . If you are a fan of octopus or just want to give it a try you simply must make a stop at this spot. After you enjoyed lunch and the fabulous views you really must walk down the rocks to the tiny fishing village below and take some great vacation photos.

Octopus drying Greek travel

The stunning rock formation of Kleftiko  ( the old pirates hang out) you simply have to take a boat trip and swimming in the crystal clear blue waters are an absolute must in this idyllic spot. I am not a strong swimmer and would usually shy away from deep water but this was so calming and inviting I just had to give it a go. We took the Delphinia boat tour which was perfect  if you want something that is low key! We stopped and snorkeled twice and had a very relaxing trip! The crew were helpful, funny and kind and I can highly recommend it.

Kliftico Greek traveller in Milos

Most of the Greek islands are so photogenic but Milos really stands out with much more colour than the big boy neighbors of Mykonos and Santorini. The fisherman’s houses in Mandraki and Klima with their colourful doorways make the perfect spot for a vacation photo shoot. Check out this great blog post on Klima Fishing village

Milos Island Greek travel photographer

Finally the wonderful Ostria Hotel , situated in the port of Adamas , with excellent sundowner views and just a short walk from the bars and restaurants we really found the perfect place for our family stay. The hotel staff were so friendly and helpful and full of true Greek hospitality I can highly recommend anyone visiting the island to stay here.

Greek travel Milos Adamas

With so much of the Island we left undiscovered I truly cannot wait to return and continue searching for new spots to discover !!!

Which is your favourite Greek Island?? I am on a mission to start ticking them off one by one.

Safe travels !

Sandra x


  1. valerie francis says:

    loved the photos and all the history about the island it sounds a really wonderful island to visit x

  2. GeorgieMoon says:

    Great photos. Yes, the Greek Islands are certainly very photogenic. I can’t choose a favourite one, although I very much like Paxos, and Corfu. I’ve been to 43 greek islands altogether.

  3. alieneating says:

    Those photos are to die for!! Everything is gorgeous! I would love to try octopus at that Medusa restaurant someday. Thanks for giving me something to dream about tonight hahah 🙂

    • Sandra Sweet Streets says:

      Thank you for taking a few moments to enjoy my photos and yes you must dream to visit the gorgeous Milos, keep watching for further discoveries in Greece.

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