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Best Hotels & Accommodations
Located in the village of Pollonia, Tania Rooms is right on the seafront, just 200 meters away from the sandy beach. There is a garden and a parking lot for guests. Homemade breakfast is served daily, and room service is also available. The rooms are decorated in the traditional Cycladic style.
Villa Sosanna is located in a beautiful spot in the fishing village of Pollonia, just a few meters from the waterfront. The complex is built according to traditional Cycladic architecture and can satisfy all types of travelers. All rooms include A/C and a private balcony with wonderful views.
Anemoessa Studios are located in Pollonia, 10 km from Plaka and just a stone's throw away from the beach, restaurants and shops. The complex consists of air-conditioned rooms and studios that include a balcony or veranda, offering some of the most amazing views.
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Snorkeling boat tour to KleftikoCategory: Island, Boat Tours
Explore the pirate hideout of Kleftiko, in the southern side of Milos. This amazing boat trip includes guided snorkeling tour in sea caves and underwater passengers as well as lunch. Spend an fantastic day on a sailboat!
Best of Milos by BusCategory: Day Trips, Island
Enjoy a comprehensive overview of the local culture and history on Milos Island. Visit an ancient theater, the catacombs, the archaeological museum, a dairy farm, and a winery. Admire picturesque views of the Aegean Sea and colorful fishing villages.
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More info about Pollonia
In Pollonia lies the second port of Milos. It is much smaller than Adamas and it is only used by local fishing boats and boats that serve the connection between Pollonia and the islands of Kimolos and Glaronissia. For this reason, a day trip to Kimolos (or an even longer stay) is always on the table.
Kimolos is a picturesque Cycladic island but unlike Milos, it remains untouched by mass tourism and maintains a low profile with a quiet atmosphere and a traditional character.
Glaronisia, on the other hand, is a deserted islet and only its coastline can be approached by boat as it is very rocky. It has great geological significance due to its impressive rock formations and it is entirely made of lava. Excursions to Glaronissia are very popular. To get there, you can rent a boat on your own or participate in an organized trip.
For the time you spend in Pollonia, the village does have a few interesting things to see. Agia Paraskevi church is a very popular viewpoint for those who want a nice place to watch the sunset.
Another important ecclesiastical monument is Saint Nicholas, a very photogenic chapel that stands out for its Cycladic style of architecture. The small church is painted in white and blue and its location offers amazing sea views. It is frequently used to house wedding ceremonies.
Conveniently enough, Pollonia beach is ideal for swimming or just relaxing on the seashore. It is sandy, with shallow waters and trees that offer natural shade. The beach is particularly popular among families with children.
For those who enjoy long hikes, the hiking route from Pollonia to Phylakopi will allow you to enjoy the landscape. Phylakopi is a significant archeological site that dates back to the Prehistoric period. The Neolithic settlement started developing from 9000 BC to 4000 BC and its decline began around 1000 BC. The ruins can also be reached by car.
Following the same road from Phylakopi, don't miss a stop at Papafragas beach, with the beautiful cave of Papafragas that makes it one of the most visited places on the island!
ablutsauger 07 Nov 2015Eating placePollonia is just a regular small village where you go to eat or to catch a boat for Kimolos. That's it.
I must say we weren't really content with our restaurant, although everyone says that it is not possible to eat bad there. :)