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Adamas: Milos & Polyaigos Full-Day Sailboat Tour with Lunch

Adamas: Milos & Polyaigos Full-Day Sailboat Tour with Lunch

Spend your day exploring Milos Island and the uninhabited island of Polyaigos. Enjoy lunch and drinks and stops to swim in crystal clear blue waters. Your journey from Adamas and make your way to the colorful fishing villages of Adamas Gulf and Arkoudes. On the northern side of the island, admire the famous lunar landscape of Sarakiniko and the volcanic islands of Glaronissia. Stop for a swim on Polyaigos Island before sailing to eastern Milos to learn about the history of the Sulfur Mines at Thiorichia. Stop for a swim in the emerald waters of Gerakas and then head to the famous Kleftiko, an old hideout for pirates to snorkel in its caves. Before leaving Kleftiko, enjoy lunch in its unique landscape. Next, see the Cave of Sykia, with its collapsed roof, as well as the western side of Milos, which is only accessible by boat. See the old manganese mine of Cape Vani before returning to the port of Adamas around 7 PM.

Milos: Half-Day Speedboat Cruise to Klefiko with Snorkeling

Milos: Half-Day Speedboat Cruise to Klefiko with Snorkeling

Main cruise West Milos cruise (morning 08:30, afternoon 14:30): Adamas–Kleftiko-Sykia Cave*-West Milos Snorkeling stop-Kalogries–Cape Vani**-Arkoudes**-Klima** In this half day trip, Volcano takes off at 08:30 (or 14:30) from the port of Adamas. While cruising through the gulf of Milos, you will learn about the history, geology, and culture of Milos from the guide. Approximately 30 minutes from departure, you will be reaching Kleftiko bay, a complex of volcanic rocks formed about 3 million years ago, during the emergence of Milos from the Aegean Sea. The eye-catching formations and the numerous sea caves in the area, carved by the erosional power of the waves and the winds, were utilized by the pirates as a boat hideout in Medieval times. After a slow speed overview of the bay, you will have an hour to enjoy the crystal-clear water and taste a homemade snack. Just 10 minutes after your departure for Kleftiko, you will have the chance to admire and depict the spectacular geologic formations outside and inside the open-roof cave of Sykia. Since the time of some exploration is approaching, the crew is going to organize a guided snorkeling activity at our next stop, located on one of the hardly accessible beaches of the west side of Milos. This is also nice opportunity for underwater photo shooting from our guides, so be sure that you won’t miss it! Kalogries bay will be the last swimming stop of the cruise. A contrasting scenery with greenish rocks and almost transparent shallow waters will mesmerize you for the next hour, while enjoying swimming and relaxing moments. Returning to the gulf of Milos, the boat will speed down in front of several spots in the bay of Milos like Cape Vani and Arkoudes (the bear-shaped rocks), as well in the picturesque fishermen-village of Klima, allowing you to get panoramic views and photographs of spectacular rock-formations and traditional Cycladic architecture. Leaving you full of memories and impressions about the dazzling natural beauty of Milos Island, your cruise will return to Adamas port at around 13:30 (or 19:30). *Photography stops ** Photography pass-by Any individual cruise may be rescheduled, depending on the weather forecast and safety reasons at the discretion of the captain. In case of prevailing strong northern winds, the West Milos cruise will be rescheduled along the protected south coast of Milos, according to the following itinerary: South Milos cruise (day 08:30, afternoon14:30): Paleochori - Gerakas - Kleftiko - ***Sykia Cave – Tsigrado- Cape-Spathi. ***Upon the end of our stop in Kleftiko, the captain will decide if the boat will visit Sykia cave, evaluating the weather conditions in real time and always prioritizing your safety.

From Milos: Guided Day Cruise to Kleftiko With Lunch

From Milos: Guided Day Cruise to Kleftiko With Lunch

Join our crew on the La Pomme Bleue sailboat, and spend the day with your Franco-Greek guides. Swim, snorkel, and savor a traditional lunch on board with unlimited drinks. After exiting the Adama's Gulf, pass the fishing villages of Skinopi, Klima, or Areti and learn about their history. Head towards the Arkoudes islets and cross the breathtaking Cape Vani and its former manganese mine. Then explore the remote west coast of Milos, marveling at the volcanic landscapes. The first stop is at Agathia Bay where you can dive into the blue waters of this secluded and beautiful beach. Relax on the sand or snorkel around the bay to gaze upon the fishes and rock formations below. Traditional breakfast and snacks await you once you come back on board. Continue to the cave of Sykia or explore the beach of Agios Ioannis, depending on weather conditions. Take a second swim and enjoy your free time on the beach before heading to the pirate bay of Kleftiko. Snorkel in the transparent waters, or join us on a dinghy to discover the caves of the bay. Next, hop back on board to enjoy lunch cooked by the crew, including unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. After lunch, head to Agios Dimitrios beach, on your way back to Adamas. Before finally concluding your tour, enjoy a fresh fruit salad and swim in front of the oldest church in Milos.

Milos: Full-Day Sailboat Cruise with Food and Open Bar

Milos: Full-Day Sailboat Cruise with Food and Open Bar

Embark on an extraordinary sailing adventure around the stunning Milos Island with this Full Day Kleftiko Poliegos and Round Trip tour. Set off from the Adamantas port at 8:45 am and prepare for a day filled with exploration, relaxation, and culinary delights. Highlights of the itinerary include: Skinopi Fishing Village: Immerse yourself in the authentic maritime atmosphere of this charming village, where traditional boats gently sway in crystal-clear waters. Klima Fishing Village: Capture postcard-perfect moments in Klima, renowned for its colorful fishermen's houses built into the cliffs, offering a glimpse into the island's rich cultural heritage. Cape Vani: Witness the rugged landscapes and fascinating mining history of Cape Vani, as dramatic cliffs and intriguing geological formations paint a mesmerizing backdrop. Kalogries Beach: Take a refreshing 45-minute break to swim in the azure waters of Kalogries Beach, surrounded by pristine natural beauty and tranquility. Sykia Cave: Pass by the captivating Sykia Cave, marveling at its stunning formations that showcase the island's geological wonders. Kleftiko: Experience the highlight of the tour with a 45-minute stop at Kleftiko. Dive into the turquoise waters, swim through hidden caves, and marvel at the towering white cliffs that make this place truly magical. Gerakas Beach: Enjoy a 45-minute swimming stop and indulge in a delightful lunch on Gerakas Beach, savoring the flavors of local cuisine prepared by our onboard chef. Poliegos Island: Discover the unspoiled beauty of Poliegos Island with a 45-minute swimming stop, surrounded by pristine nature and crystal-clear waters ( Blue Lagoons) Sarakiniko: Weather permitting, we may have the opportunity to stop at Sarakiniko. Dive into the inviting waters of this lunar-like landscape, an iconic destination known for its surreal beauty. As the day draws to a close, sail back to the Adamantas port, where you will disembark at approximately 6:30 pm. From there, you are free to explore more of Milos Island or return to your accommodations, with memories of a truly unforgettable sailing adventure.

Adamantas: Milos Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

Adamantas: Milos Sightseeing Sailboat Cruise

Embark on a full-day cruise to west Kleftiko from Adamantas. Visit Cape Vani, and Sykia cave, and enjoy Greek tapas on board with plenty of swimming and snorkeling stops en route. You will start your journey from Adamantas and sail close to the east coast of the bay, passing the Christian catacombs, the colorful villages of Skinopi, the capital of ancient Milos, and the place where the famous statue of Venus de Milo was discovered. Sail to Cape Vani, an impressive 30-meter tall rock, home to one of the first mineral mines in Milos. You will see the mines' quay before jumping in for the first swim of the day in the crystal-clear waters of Kalogries. After returning to the boat, relish some homemade snacks and refreshments while moving to Sykia, the biggest and most impressive cave of Milos. Snorkel the clear green waters of Sykia before taking a small dinghy under a rock passage and into the cave. Explore a salt lake with a small beach, illuminated by a natural skylight in the rock above. Upon returning to the boat enjoy some delicious snacks accompanied by soft drinks or local wine, beer, and greek traditional liquor. Finally, you will reach Kleftiko, the old pirates' lair. Take the dinghy to uncover the unique beauty of Kleftiko caves and find the perfect photo-opt with the underwater cameras. You will also enjoy a delicious meal in Kleftiko. On the return journey, relax on the deck or join the cockpit to help steer the boat. Dive in for one final swim in the bay of Agios Dimitrios, a tranquil spot inaccessible by car which offers an amazing view of Plaka and Tripiti and all the colorful villages across the bay.

Milos: Kleftiko Cruise with Meal, Drinks and Photos at Sykia

Milos: Kleftiko Cruise with Meal, Drinks and Photos at Sykia

Discover the western part of Milos Island on a cruise. Sail to the pirates' shelter at the famous Kleftiko. Stop at three of the most beautiful spots to swim: Kalogries sandy beach, the amazing Kleftiko spot, Agios Dimitrios, and pass by Sikia Cave for photos. Hop aboard the vessel at the meeting point and set sail. En route to Kleftiko, take in views of the multicolor rocks of Cave Vani, the Bear Rocks, and much more. During the trip, you will be offered a light breakfast, lunch, and afternoon seasonal fruits. All meals are cooked on board using fresh ingredients, sourced daily from the local market, and include water, coca-cola, cold beer, and wine. When you stop to swim, utilize the swimming noodles and snorkeling gear to get a glimpse of the underwater world. The crew will present you with the stories and the myths of this land. Please feel free to ask them for more details or additional help.

Milos: Kleftiko & Poliegos Catamaran Trip with Meal & Drinks

Milos: Kleftiko & Poliegos Catamaran Trip with Meal & Drinks

If you want to see the highlights of Milos take this round trip of Milos and Poliegos on a comfortable catamaran. You will have the opportunity to swim at Kalogries Beach, Kleftiko bay, Gerakas beach, Poliegos Island, Blue Lagoon depending on the weather. You will also sail pass by the multicolored rocks of Cave Vani, the Bear Rocks, and many more highlights of the volcanic island landscape. During the cruise, you will be offered a light breakfast, a full lunch meal, and afternoon seasonal fruit with coffee. All meals are cooked onboard with fresh ingredients, sourced daily from the local market. Water, soft drinks, beer, and wine are also included in generous quantities. At the swim stops you may use the boat's swim noodles and the snorkeling gear. The experienced crew will offer some guided commentary about the stories and the myths of the islands. The cruise will finish in the evening at the same place where the catamaran departed. If the wind conditions are not ideal then you will be transferred to a better location and from there back to Adamantas.

Milos: Full-Day Kleftiko Poliegos Sailboat Tour with Lunch

Milos: Full-Day Kleftiko Poliegos Sailboat Tour with Lunch

Embark on an unforgettable sailing adventure along the coastline of Milos, a Greek island renowned for its natural beauty and crystal-clear waters. Set sail from Milos's Bay and be treated to stunning views of the traditional fishing villages that dot the shoreline, including the charming settlements of Skinopi, Klima, Areti, and Fourkovouni with their colorful houses known as "Sirmata," offering a glimpse into the island's rich maritime heritage. As the sailboat glides through the azure waters, your journey will take you to Arkoudes, a remarkable complex of lava rocks named for their resemblance to a bear. Let this geological wonder provide a striking backdrop as you continue your voyage towards Cape Vani, an impressive headland that juts out into the sea. Immerse yourself in the pristine waters of Kalogries Bay, where the translucent sea beckons for a refreshing swim. One of the highlights of the tour is a visit to the awe-inspiring Sikia Cave, renowned for its dramatic rock formations and mesmerizing interior. Explore this natural wonder and marvel at the sunlight filtering through the opening in the cave's roof, casting an ethereal glow over the crystalline waters below. Afterward, let your journey take you to Kleftiko, an iconic pirate bay steeped in history and surrounded by towering cliffs. Here, you can snorkel, swim, and explore the labyrinthine sea caves punctuating the coastline. After working up an appetite, enjoy a delicious onboard lunch prepared by the skilled crew, featuring fresh local ingredients and Mediterranean flavors. Following your meal, the adventure continues with a visit to Gerakas Beach, where you can soak in the rejuvenating waters of the island's natural hot springs. The tour concludes with a visit to the abandoned Sulphur Mines, a testament to Milos's industrial past, and the stunning Galazia Nera Bay, where you can swim in the crystal-clear waters of this enchanting lagoon. As the day draws to a close, you'll return to Adamas Harbor, where you'll disembark from the catamaran, filled with memories of an unforgettable journey along the breathtaking coastline of Milos.

Adamantas: Full-Day Milos & Poliegos Boat Tour with Meals

Adamantas: Full-Day Milos & Poliegos Boat Tour with Meals

Meet at the activity provider's office that is conveniently-located in Adamantas just a few minutes walk from the main port and ferry terminal on the island of Milos. Hop aboard a comfortable boat and depart from Adamantas, admiring the charm of this colorful town from the water. Begin your circumnavigation of the island seeing caves and coves as you enjoy your breakfast. Listen to stories about pirates told by your 2-person crew, who are happy to answer your questions about the area. Stop to take pictures of the towering rock formations in Arkoudes before reaching Sarakiniko Beach. Have free time to swim around the volcanic rocks that have been worn into striking, smooth shapes by the waves. Sip wine and beer from the open bar and work on your tan while lounging on the rocks. Continue your journey passing by fishing villages alike Glaronisia and Pollonia. Reach the island of Poliegos where you can feel the sand between your toes on Gerakas Beach or swim in the turquoise waters. Savor a freshly-prepared lunch comprised of regional dishes while enjoying views of the water. Head to Kleftiko where you can snap photos of the limestone cliffs while eating dessert. View a sea cave with a collapsed roof at Sykia Cave and see the colorful formations of Vani Beach before returning to your meeting point in Adamantas.

From Adamas: Milos and Poliegos Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

From Adamas: Milos and Poliegos Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

Discover breathtaking Greek beaches aboard a luxury 44-foot catamaran with lots of shaded sitting and sunbathing areas, taking in sights of tranquil bays and uninhabited islands. Explore the natural wonders of Milos and Poliegos on a guided cruise and snorkel in crystal-clear waters. Set sail from the Port of Adamas and head northwest toward Cape Vani, an impressive 30-meter-tall rock behind which a 19th-century iron mine operated. Shortly after, arrive at the bay of Kalogries, a perfect place to swim in crystal-clear turquoise waters. Continue sailing along the west side of the island towards Sykia, the largest cave in Milos. Make a short photo stop in front of the caves’ spectacular entrance and the bay to the south of the cave, an old volcanic crater, with colorful rocks and crystal clear emerald waters. Cruise next to the abandoned pirate hideout in Kleftiko, the island's most famous landmark. Here you can swim and snorkel inside caves and try your hand at paddleboarding before enjoying snacks and beer on board. Pass by the bay of Gerontas and the famous beaches of Fyriplaka and Tsigrado on your way to the impressive bay of Gerakas. Take some time to swim and unwind, then eat lunch while surrounded by stunning natural views. Gaze at the ancient sulfur mines in Theiorychia. Move on to Poliegos, the largest uninhabited Greek island, where you'll see the Galazia Nera bay. Taste delicious desserts and head back towards Adamas, passing Glaronisia. Admire and feed the seagulls, ending your journey by visiting Arkoudes and Klima on the way back.

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4.9
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Many thanks to the perfect team from sailigmilos, Theodora (Doro), Eleni, Niki and Alexander. It was a great boot trip around the island, Doros explanations and photography artworks are very impressive, Eleni and Nike served every time the drinks and cooked us the delicious seafood pasta. Alex is the captain and for him is sailing like swimming in the water. For me and my friends Friedhelm and Hermann was it a wonderful day on the best boot trip around Milos.

Marion and Nicko were great. Very accommodating to the group and what everyone wanted out of the experience. They changed the itinerary due to weather and swells but still took us to some beautiful beaches and caves. The food was homemade and great, breakfast, lunch, and drinks. They had all the gear for snorkeling and we spent time in some very clear cove areas. Good vibes on the boat and would absolutely recommend to anyone!! Well worth the money.

It was absolutely wonderful! The people sailing with us were very nice and attentive. Food and drinks were included and we got some interesting information about Milos during our tour. The swimming stops were incredible! We definitely want to do it again should we come back!

Lovely day with Marion and Nikos, unbelievable places, enough time to explore them and great food! The small group was able to enjoy the most of this experience. It was perfect, thank you so much!

The guides, tour and food were just excellent! I just expected a catamaran. :(