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Milos beach guide Lefkas

Lefkas Milos

Photo: meseontour

Milos beach Lefkas is a long, deep and isolated stretch of sand located just to the south of the resort at Agios Nikitas on the north-west coast of Lefkas — Lefkada. Don't mistake it for the confusingly named Milos Beach Resort at Agios Ioannis, located just north of Lefkas Town, and a big favourite with windsurfers.

Milos beach is just over the hill to the south of Agios Nikitas and the coarse sand and pebble beach is one of a necklace of three on this part of the coast, along with Agios Nikitas and Kathisma.

Access to Milos beach is down a dirt track from Agios Nikitas. The coastal track can be quite difficult to walk in places; slippery, steep and with a few rocks to climb so it is not for visitors who have walking difficulties.

The walk to Milos beach is not only difficult but it takes about 20 minutes so many holiday visitors prefer to catch a taxi boat that operates from Agios Nikitas.

Above Milos beach there is a stone windmill, built in 1741 and now a café and bar with great views over the beach and the bay. The owners have built some wooden steps to help ease the steep way down to Milos beach.

Milos beach is long and deep with coarse sand and plenty of pebbles. It slopes quite steeply into the sea, which get also get quite choppy in the offshore breezes so this beach is not very good for families with children.

Milos beach is exposed, with no natural shade except in the morning from the cliff face. Caves to the south are favoured by naturists. Quiet and relaxed, Milos beach is a great away-from-it-all spot for those who prefer less crowded beaches.

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