Get to know our island

Kimolos is a wonderful small island of the Aegean, located southwest of the Cyclades, and is considering an ideal summer destination. Has approximately 900 inhabitants and it is located next to Milos, from which it is easily accessible in 30 minutes by the local ferry boat “OSIA METHODIA” from Pollonia.

The beautiful village of Kimolos with its traditional Cycladic architecture, the ancient medieval castle of the 14th-15th century, the picturesque Psathi with its port, the sandy and pebbly beaches are some of the treasures of the island that will enchant you. Kimolos got its name from its first inhabitant. In ancient times it was also known as Arzadiera (because of the silver color that reflects its rock) and also as Echinoussa (island of sea urchins).



During your stay in Kimolos you have the opportunity to enjoy the traditional cuisine. Don’t forget to try ladenia, tirenia and the the traditional cheese of Kimolos with its unique flavor.


Kimolos has some of the most beautiful sandy beaches, with crystal blue waters. The most of them are located in the southern part of the island, and some of the most popular ones are the following:


...beach with its white sand and deep blue waters. With a view of Prasonissi.


...has fine sand, shallow crystal waters and is considered the largest sandy beach of Kimolos. It is ideal for small children.

Mavrospilia you will enjoy the most beautiful sunset. An elaborate natural beauty of colors.


...a beautiful sandy beach overlooking the island of Polyaigo.


...ideal location for those who enjoy their swim diving off the white rocks


...sandy beach where the ruins of the ancient sunken city can be seen through a mask.


Some of the attractions that you can visit during your stay in Kimolos and we recommend are the following:

Medieval castle

The access inside the castle is through the two gates it has. Inside the castle are the residence of Osia Methodia, the church of Christ and the Folklore Museum.

Archaeological Museum

Has findings mainly from the excavations carried out in the Ellinika area. It is located in Agora area of the village in front of the central church of Kimolos Panagia Odigetria.

Saint John The Chrisostom

The oldest church of Kimolos which is located on the north side outside the castle near Kampos square.

Paths in Kimolos

Kimolos is also an ideal summer destination for those who want to combine relaxation and adventure as it offers beautiful natural paths where you can wander and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the island. Some of the most beautiful paths are:


... a natural rock (looks like a mashroom) where you will enjoy the Kimolian natural landscape.


... path to the windmills in ksaplovouni where you will enjoy a breathtaking sunset and a beautiful panoramic view of the Village.


...there also paths that lead to the North side of the island with destination to the beaches of Monastiria and Soufi.

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