Updated: Oct 9, 2020
TOP 7 GREEK ISLANDS BESTS
Greece has always been an ideal Mediterranean vacation destination. With over 1,400 total islands (of which 230 are inhabited), it can be difficult to choose which one to visit first. Hopefully, these guidelines will help.
Best traditional village life: The island of Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades and has over 6,500 inhabitants and 20 small villages. Naxos has ancient towers, paved streets and has maintained its unique Venetian architecture.
Best kiteboarding and windsurfing: With gusty winds that can be felt from a mile away, Paros island is best known for kiteboarding and windsurfing sports goers. Santa Maria, Prassonisi and Pounda are the main beaches where the sport is practiced. The Thalasea Kiteboarding Center is on the bay of Mikli Vigla and is a popular hub for the sport.
Best beaches: Located in the Aegan Sea, Milos is a beautiful volcanic island that is rich in minerals as well as rich history. Firopotamos, Kastanas and Paliorema are some top beach destinations in Milos. The white-washed Cycladic villages and black sands are picturesque backdrops. Although some may be only accessible by boat, there are over 80 mini-beaches throughout Milos that you can explore.
Best for nature lovers: The island of Ikaria has some of the world’s most pristine and untouched nature territories. It has been identified as a place that promotes life longe