A full-day boat trip from Sifnos to truly spectacular Milos, with Kleftiko caves and Sarakiniko

A full-day boat trip from Sifnos to truly spectacular Milos, with Kleftiko caves and Sarakiniko

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We depart from the dock ofPlatis Gialos, head southwest and enter the strait ofKitriani-Sifnos. Then we change course and head north west and cruise the strait ofKimolos-Milosand see the port ofPollonias(Apollonia) and we arrive at the small isletsKalogiroi. There, we see the magnificent rocks which form big hexagon prisms. We make a short stop and then cruise towards the complex ofGlaronisia. Now we head southwest heading to the bay ofPapafragas. It is an impressive place that resembles a huge natural swimming pool, an enormous cave carved out of the cliff's side. There is also a tiny strip of sand that forms the beach. We can snorkel and enjoy the site and this unique geological phenomenon. 

After Papafragas andMitikaswe head southwest and arrive at theNavagio(Shipwreck). We make a stop and can swim in deep waters and see at approximately 8 – 10 meters below surface level an old shipwreck. We can there see fish swimming in groups. Our next stop is the magnificent beach ofSarakiniko, one of the most photographed landscapes of Milos and Cyclades. We can spend much time there swimming in deep waters, dive off the tall, greyish - white cliffs that can have amazing shapes often compared to a moonscape and enjoy the famous fiords. It is now time to change course and go a bit to the north and northwest towards the cape ofKabanesof Milos and arrive atMandrakia. We can stay there and admire the rock formations with the hundreds of small creeks, reefs and rocks that barely make it out of the sea surface and of course have a beer at Periklis, the famous tavern of the area. Always heading west, we cruise along the coast of Milos and arrive at the traditional fishermen’s village ofFyropotamoswith the traditional houses painted in the colors of the Aegean Sea and thetraditional syrmata housesmade to shelter the fish boats in the winter. The colors of rocky formations are spectacular and create a perfect contrast against the white sand. After Fyropotamos we head west and pass the twin islets (AkrathiandArkadi) that “guard” the port ofAdamantas. We soon reach the northwest side of Milos and capeVani

We then change course and head southwest cruising along the west coasts of Milos with the bays and beaches and we soon reach the southwest end and thecave of Sykia. If the weather allows us, we can enter. The cave of Sykia does not have a roof, the sunbeams come into the cave and make the waters shine. Also we can see a small beach. We can stop and swim in the emerald waters and see the corals that take different colors depending on the sunbeams that light them. After the cave we head more south and reach capePsalis. Now we change course and head to the famousKleftiko, known as “The Meteora Rocks of the Sea”. This is one of the most photographed landscapes and is famous not just in Greece but worldwide. We can enjoy the group of grey-white rocks of strange shapes and formations, with caves and cavities. A volcanic site with turquoise waters.

After Kleftiko, we continue East and continue our journey to see the tens of small beaches and bays such asGerontas, Firiplaka, Agios Sostis, Provatas, andPalaiochori. Finally, we arrive at the amazing beach ofGerakas, the only beach with the unique grey and pink sand that flows like a waterfall from the mountain and the small cavities with hot spring waters from the volcano of Milos. It is really worth swimming in the amazing blue waters of Gerakas. We stay on course and continue east until we arrive at the southeastern cape of Milos, calledSpathi, and then arrive at the famousSulphur mines, our last stop in Milos. Here we can visit the old mine which was operating until the mid-1950s. We can also see the hot rocks to the north side and see the hot red water coming out between the rocks. 

We start our return to Sifnos, staying on a north east course and after about 15 nautical miles we start entering the strait of Kitriani and approach Platis Gialos.

After approximately 22 NM heading northwest we arrive at Platis Gialos.

*During the trip, we offer water and refreshments. Meals aren't included in the price.


What's Included

*During the trip, we offer water and refreshments. Meals aren't included in the price.


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