Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021
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Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021

The best island in the world is Melos,according to the readers of the travel magazine Travel + Leisure. 

The relevant list published by the magazine also includes other Greek islands, Folegandros and Santorini.

Voting for this year’s awards took place from January 11 to May 10, 2021 and in it the nearly 35 million readers of the magazine and users on its various platforms expressed their preferences in various categories, such as cities, islands, resorts, tourist destinations. luxury and wellness, airports, hotels, airlines, cruise companies, travel agencies, car rental agencies etc.



According to the magazine, the best islands in the world, according to T + L readers, are the destinations that travelers imagine on winter nights, with dreamy, sunny landscapes and blue waters. Readers rated the islands according to activities and attractions, natural landscapes and beaches, food, hospitality and overall experience.

Theeditors of the magazine emphasize, among other things, that Milos “emerged victorious thanks to its friendly inhabitants, who welcome visitors by encouraging them to explore its picturesque villages, excellent taverns and dozens of idyllic beaches, which vary in color accordingly. whether they are formed from shells, stones or sand “, while they also point out:” It may be known because of the statue of Aphrodite, but it offers much more than archeological finds: numerous accommodation options, award-winning wineries, sunbathing on volcanic rocks, fish and then dinner at one of its excellent restaurants. As one voter summed it up: “She is shockingly beautiful!”



Milos won the impressions for this year. According to Travel + Leisure, Milos managed to be at the top of the list, from the third place it had last year, “thanks to its friendly residents, who welcome visitors by encouraging them to explore the picturesque villages (Tripiti is famous for their windmills and Plaka for its sunset), its excellent taverns and wonderful beaches, which vary in color depending on whether they are formed by shells, stones or sand “.



Visitors will find many accommodation options, he points out. “We stayed in a small room almost on the water,” said one reader. “Great location,” he added. The score collected by Milos is 95.50.

At the same time, in the category “The 25 Best Islands in the World”, Folegandros took the 2nd place, with a “score” of 95.47, and Santorini the 13th. 

These new distinctions come just a few days after the emergence of Greece and Santorini as Favorite Country and Best Island of Europe, respectively, at the American FXExpress 2021 Awards.

In the top ten according to Travel + Leisure, are: 1. Milos, Greece (score: 95.50) 2. Folegandros, Greece (95.47) 3. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (91.69) 4. Madeira, Portugal (91.56) 5. Islands Andaman, India (91.24) 6. Sicily, Italy (90.49) 7. Ko Samui, Thailand (90.34) 8. Bali, Indonesia (90.32) 9. Hawaii (90.06) 10. Galapagos Islands (90.00)