If you only have one day and want to see as much as possible, circumnavigate Milos and visit Poliegos, sailing in style on a luxurious 41′ Lagoon catamaran.
WEST MILOS KLEFTIKO CRUISE
SNORKEL IN BEAUTIFUL WATERS!
- Person from Ages 2+
- Infant Under 2 year old
Explore the inaccessible west side of Milos, Sykia and Kleftiko!
Enjoy a full-day cruise aboard our spacious 55′ sailing yacht NIKI L. and sail the west part of the island in style!
The cruise covers the inaccessible part of the island and sightseeing in the bay of Adamas, visiting Klima and its colourful houses and Vani, the impressive 19th-century iron mines. We will swim at the famous beach of Kalogries and lovely Agios Dimitrios, enter the cave of Sykia, snorkel in Kleftiko and explore its magnificent caves with our dinghy.
- Departure: Adamas 10:00 am
- Meeting: Polco location, 15 minutes before departure
- Duration: 8 hours
- Highlights: Kalogries, Sykia, Kleftiko, cave exploration
- Max number of passengers: 14 (July & August 16)
- Available: Daily May to October
- Lunch according to preferences (vegetarian/vegan etc.)
- Drinks and snacks throughout the cruise
- Snorkelling gear
- A set of souvenir photos of the day using our GoPro
- S/Y NIKI L, 55’/16,5m mononull
- 4 cabins/4 toilets
- Large shaded areas, deck cushions and hammocks
- Stand-up paddle
Starting from Adamantas, the first part of our trip consists of sightseeing in the bay of Adamantas. Sailing close to the east coast of the bay, we will pass the first Christian catacombs and the colourful village of Klima, where the statue of Venus de Milo was discovered. While you take beautiful photos you can also learn some historical facts and myths about the island, as a part of our guided tour. We will then reach the ‘Arkoudes’, the impressive 20ft bear-shaped rocks at the entrance of the bay to the east.
With the wind in our sails, we will reach Cape Vani. This impressive 30-meter tall rock that marks the west entrance of the bay was home to one of the first mineral mines of Milos. After seeing the old 19th-century mines quay, we will have our first 20-minute swim at the bay of Kalogries in crystal clear turquoise waters.
Following our swim and some delicious snacks we set sail for Sykia, the biggest and most impressive cave of Milos where we will spend 1 hour. We anchor in the clear green waters of a bay nearby for a swim and take our small motorboat to visit the cave.
Next stop is Kleftiko; the old pirates-lair where we will spend around two hours. This unique complex of tall limestone rocks is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world! Snorkelling here is an amazing experience. We provide you with masks, flippers and after a few tips on what you can do and let you swim and explore. You can also try Stand-Up paddling here. We will then take our dinghy and go explore the unique, diverse beauty of Kleftiko caves and take pictures. Getting back to the boat, refreshments and ice-cold beers or traditional ouzo and a delicious meal will be waiting for us.
We then will start making our way back to Adamas port, provided there is time, we will make a short 15 minute swim stop at the bay of Agios Dimitrios with a beautiful view of the Milos caldera.
Cruise itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions and at the discretion of the captain.
In case of strong north winds, we will start the cruise from the south side of Milos. Transfer to and from the port of Adamas is offered and included in the price.
In case of south winds, we will sail the north side of Milos and visit inaccessible beaches of Kimolos & Poliegos.
Semiprivate cruises are organized by our tourist office APS Tours, License 157807838000
Sailing with Polco is a carefree trip. You only need to bring your personal belongings; swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, hat and glasses to protect from the strong Greek sun, your cellphone/camera.
Our yachts are fully equipped with snorkelling gear but if you have your own mask and flippers you are welcome to bring them.
Early or late in the season, a light windproof jacket might help to warm you up when the sun starts dropping.