Mykonos, Milos & Santorini Island Hopping Trip
These three captivating Cyclades islands offer mouthwatering Mediterranean cuisine, crystal-clear blue water for swimming and fascinating ancient ruins.
You might rub shoulders with celebrities on Mykonos who come to enjoy the lively nightlife, beach bars and sandy beaches, with sacred Delos a short boat ride away.
Visit the island famous for the “Venus de Milo,” Milos, home to stunning Sarakiniko Beach with its lunar-like landscape framed by surreal blue waters.
Enjoy the jaw-dropping caldera, and sunset views on Santorini, and perhaps a cruise around the spectacular volcanic shoreline.
- Private luxury transfers throughout the trip
- 2 Nights in Mykonos in a 4 star hotel with breakfast
- Pre-booked sea-transfer from Mykonos to Milos
- 2 Nights in Milos in a 5 star hotel with breakfast
- Pre- booked ferry from Milos to Santorini
- 3 nights in Santorini in a 4 star hotel with breakfast
- 24/7 Concierge service throughout your trip
- UK flights can be arranged at a supplement from a variety of UK airports
- Price per person based on low season departures. Prices may be higher during peak Summer months.
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Cosmopolitan Mykonos is renowned for its lively nightlife that provides endless excitement after dark and beautiful beaches for soaking up the sunshine during the day. A place to see and be seen, it’s also ideal for celebrity spotting and shopping, with winding streets lined with art galleries and interesting shops. The isle offers plenty of beauty to gaze at and capture on films, like iconic Cycladic buildings with whitewashed windmills that overlook Mykonos Town and magical sunsets from places like Little Venice and Agios Iannis beach.
Mykonos is renowned for its five-star hotels and decadent parties, attracting superyachts and supermodels with opportunities to dance from dusk ‘til dawn. Sip tropical cocktails under the Aegean sun at more than 30 beaches, with those on the south side famous for their incredible variety of beach bars, clubs, and restaurants. Surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise waters, it’s an ideal island for swimming as well as for taking part in more thrilling water sports like jet-skiing, parasailing, and scuba diving. With high-end shopping like Louis Vuitton, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to rub elbows with the rich and famous or spoil yourself with handmade accessories, designer labels, leather goods, local art, jewelry and more. A true shoppers’ paradise, where the stores are always open – most stay open well past midnight during peak season.
The nightlife is what attracts many to Mykonos, best started by heading to one of the endless places for fine dining, with famed restaurants like Interni serving Mediterranean fare infused with flavors from around the world and Ling Ling by Hakkasan, an open-air Cantonese restaurant. There are plenty of authentic Greek eateries serving dishes like louza, thin slices of pork cooked in the sun with thyme and oregano, and of course, baklava for dessert. Afterwards you’ll find nearly an overwhelming selection of famous bars and clubs for sampling the nightlife, like Astra in Mykonos Town. A fixture here for decades, it’s a more mellow spot to enjoy a drink early on, but as the night progresses it really heats up. A fiberoptic ceiling mimics the night sky, pulsing in time to the music, where everyone from Keith Richards to Monaco’s royalty have been seen out on the dance floor.
Experiences in Mykonos
Mykonian Cooking Classs
This 6-hour cooking class takes place at a traditional farm estate. Your culinary instructor will teach you how to prepare mouthwatering local recipes using fresh seasonal ingredients, with lunch or dinner options. At the end of the lesson, enjoy the meal that you made, complete with local wine and other drinks. An optional farm, island, Ano Mera village or Mykonos Town tour can be added.
Day trip to Rhenia and Delos
Sail the sparkling Aegean Sea on a private catamaran cruise that will bring you to the archaeological site of Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Apollo, as well as Rhenia, an uninhabited island gem. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling (gear included) in remote, secluded coves, spectacular views of Naxos and Paros islands, along with a freshly prepared meal on board and an open bar.
Mykonos Town Walking Tour
You’ll get your own personal guide for this 2.5-hour walking tour through Old Town Mykonos. Stroll the narrow streets lined with magnificent blue and white architecture and postcard-perfect sugar-cube homes. You’ll get to explore Little Venice, visit the Church of Panagia Paraportiani and take in spectacular views of the island’s iconic windmills too, all while learning about the island’s history and how it’s changed over the centuries.
Journey by 4 X 4 to a secret location, a sandy beach framed by crystal-clear blue waters and giant granite rocks. Jump into the enticing sea for a swim and relax while soaking up the Mediterranean sun. A meal of meat or seafood BBQ, your choice, will be prepared and served right on the beach, complemented with wine and other refreshments. If you want to learn how the locals do it, you can even get involved in the meal preparation.
Mylos, also spelled Milos, is an island in the western Cyclades chain. It’s best known as the isle where the famous statue, “Venus de Milo” was discovered. It sits about halfway between Crete and Athens and features a diverse array of beautiful landscapes thanks to volcanic activity during ancient times. Sometimes called the “island of colors” its sands range from shell- or pebble-covered to white and black, all framed by crystal-clear waters in various hues of blue and green.
A visit to Mylos means being surrounded by incredible scenic beauty that includes over 75 beaches. Both beautiful pebbly and sandy, they’re considered some of the best in the Aegean, with black and white stretches edged by crystal-clear waters in a myriad of blue and green shades. The island has also become an increasingly popular foodie destination with Athenians who come to enjoy sophisticated, authentic Greek cuisine. Mylos is an ideal destination for anyone who wants to discover more of an authentic slice of Greece and its striking natural beauty, without the crowds that are found on the more popular islands, and at a fraction of the price.
Experiences in Milos
Day Trip to Poliegos and Kleftiko
A full-day catamaran cruise, explore the beautiful coastline of Milos, including rock formations and fishing villages. You’ll head to the shores of Poliegos, visiting colorful Firligos beach and inaccessible Gerakas, and experience the tranquil beaches of Kleftiko and Sikia Beach too, with plenty of opportunities to swim or snorkel in crystal-clear aquamarine waters. Lunch, snacks, beverages and snorkel gear are all included.
Explore the historic and unique geology of Milos on this small group half-day tour. You’ll learn all about the natural history of the Aegean islands from your expert guide while visiting abandoned mining towns, the Fyriplaka crater and salt fields. Explore the Milos Mining Museum and look forward to lots of stunning landscapes, with complimentary bottled water and a snack included too.
Learn the secrets of Melian cuisine with a cooking lesson that begins with a welcome drink and discussion about this delicious food. Take a tour of the restaurant and collect your own vegetables that you’ll be using to make a variety of modern dishes based on traditional recipes while learning about the history behind them. Enjoy local cheese and wine, as well as the lunch you’ve prepared.
This private sunset road trip starts with a visit to Sarakiniko Beach, one of the island’s most famous, with its white lunar-like landscape. Enjoy a swim or take a walk, capturing photos of the glistening volcanic rocks. We’ll stop in the picturesque fisherman’s villages of Mandrakia and Syrmata, at Plaka Castle and finally, enjoy a glorious sunset in Marmara with a refreshing cocktail or romantic dinner.
Santorini oozes romance, one of the reasons it’s so popular for honeymoons and all sorts of romantic escapes, though it’s on or near the top of just about every travelers’ bucket list. Stepping off the ferry you might think that you’ve stepped into a dream, with the endless whitewashed buildings adorned with blue doors and shutters, creating a breathtaking palette that reflects the sea and the sky, built into rugged cliffs that slope down to the glistening waters below. It’s all about jaw-dropping views, which can be found just about everywhere on this crescent-shaped outcrop.
On the island’s northern tip at Oia, churches, hotels, and homes spill down rock walls, creating one of the planet’s most stunning backdrops, though the scenery at sea level is just as impressive. While Santorini may not have many white sand beaches for lounging on, it does boast some of the most unique stretches on the planet, like Red Beach, where the cliffs with their fiery-red hue are turned into crimson sand at the bottom and framed by dazzling cerulean water. Of course, Santorini is well known for its black sand beaches like Perivolos and Perissa and Perivolos, but it also offers several beaches with white sand as well. Wine enthusiasts can take advantage of fine local wine which is especially high quality due to the land’s volcanic elements. It flows almost as freely as the hot springs near the volcano, with vineyards and wineries dotted across the island, including Boutari Winery, established back in 1879.
Experiences in Santorini
E bike Tours
Explore the hidden island of Thirassia just 1 nautical mile away from Santorini. Get on your electric bike on this fun half-day tour that will bring you to some of the island’s most impressive spots to see the sunset away from the crowds and a spectacular view to Santorini! Let your bike do all the work for you as you discover hidden treasures most tourists don’t get to see, ride alongside the caldera, and enjoy a guided tour on one of the most secluded destinations in Cyclades.
Santorini Wine Tasting
Wine enthusiasts can enjoy the highlights of Santorini as well as the opportunity to sample the island’s fine wine on this small group tour. You’ll get to visit the breathtaking village of Oia, Pyrgos and Megalochori, soak up the views from Prophet Elias Monastery and enjoy a wine tasting featuring local varietals at a picturesque winery that overlooks the dramatic caldera.
Catamaran day cruise
Sailing around Santorini provides a stunning perspective of one of the world’s most unique and beautiful islands. This tour will bring you along its shores a luxury catamaran, with a stop to soak in natural hot springs and a visit both the White and Red beaches for a swim. While you have fun, the crew will prepare a BBQ feast that will be enjoyed with local white wine and cocktails.
Cooking Class & Wine
A favorite among food enthusiasts, enjoy a unique cooking experience in a traditional cave house on Santorini. You’ll be immersed into the local culinary traditions as you learn how to prepare traditional dishes with hands-on-instruction from your guide. Afterwards, enjoy the meal you helped to make paired with wine, Greek coffee and dessert on a beautiful terrace. You’ll even get to take home some recipes.
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