10 Best Greek Islands for Couples (Vol I)

Summer and romance go hand in hand in the Greek islands. The cobalt blue seas, the sun kissed shores, the crimson sunsets and candle light dinners under the open sky create a romantic setting beyond imaginable.

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With so many Greek islands to pick from, choices are endless, so Cycladia has gathered for you the 10 best Greek islands to rekindle romance.

1. Santorini

Santorini Island

Above all, the spell-binding island of Santorini absorbing the energy of the volcano. Wake to the morning breeze and to the breath-taking views to the Caldera, visit the volcanic beaches and swim in the thermal springs. Watch the world’s most renowned sunset from the picturesque village of Oia and cheer with a glass of wine from Santorini’s volcanic soil. A donkey ride, a romantic cave dinner and a drink in the vivid town of Fira will turn your visit to Santorini into a set of memories to cherish for life with your significant other.

View more here–>Santorini island Travel Guide Tips

2. Milos


Moving from the utterly romantic setting of Santorini to the out of this earth sceneries of Milos, get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Dive in the crystalline waters of Sarakinικo and walk along the lunar landscape, take a boat trip to the Kleftiko sea caves and the cave of Papafragas and walk up to the Venetian Castle of Milos in Plaka to watch the sunset. Relish fresh fish and seafood at the sea side taverns of Pollonia and stroll amidst the scenic Windmills of Trypiti. After all, this is the island where Venus de Milo was found and you will definitely fall under her spell.

View more here–> Milos island Travel Guide Tips

3. Kythira

Kythira Greece

Not as popular as you should have expected, the island of Kythira evokes unparalleled romance from side to side. Enjoy a romantic walk in the streets of Chora until you reach the gate of the Castle. Enter the gate and stand still for a while to take in the miraculous vistas to the sea and sky. Refresh your spirit in the Waterfall of the Fairy at Mylopotamos and savor local specialties by the sea after a swim in the endless azure of Kapsali. Don’t leave the island without offering your significant other the eternal flower of semperviva.

View more here–> Kythira Island Travel Guide Tips

4. Rhodes

Rhodes island

Enter the world of fairytales, of ladies and knights at the Grand Master Castle of Rhodes. Stroll around the paved streets of the Old Town and the street of the Knights and dine in a romantic setting within the castle. During the day head to the 7 springs and the valley of the butterflies, visit the archaeological site and town of Lindos and enjoy your swim in the crystal clear waters of the island’s numerous exotic beaches.

View more here–> Rhodes Island Travel Tips

5. Folegandros


Pure, tranquil, unadulterated, the island of Folegandros offers you the perfect setting to write your own story of romance. Stroll through the picturesque neighborhoods and discover the natural beauty and original architecture of the island, visit the castle at Chora and marvel the astonishing views to the sea. Unravel every secret while passing by the paved streets, the scenic Cycladic houses with the colorful doors and windows as well as the fairy treehouses. Savor authentic flavors at the traditional taverns of Chora and step back in time as you explore the medieval magnificence of the old part of the Castle. Walk all the way up to the church of the Assumption of the Virgin and visit the village of Ano Meria, the Falklore Museum and the cave of Chrysospilia. Swim in the crystal clear waters of Katergo, Livadaki, Hohlidia and Livadi, marvel the vertical cliffs of Agali and walk the path to Agios Nikolaos. Romance unveils, every step of the way.

View more here–> Folegandros Island Travel Guide

Every step you take on Greek grounds is a promise of eternal romance. Start planning your romantic holidays in Greece with the islands suggested above and get ready to live happily ever after…or stay tuned as 5 more are about to follow!

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