Famous beaches in Milos island
Milos is famous for its beaches, many of which are associated with landscapes of outstanding natural beauty, rock formations and geological wealth that impresses the visitor. The most popular beaches are:
- Agios Ioannis: To go to the beach of Agios Ioannis takes 60 minutes from Adamantas, but the road is not in a very good condition. The beach is not organized and has no taverns, it is very quiet and you can enjoy a beautiful sunset.
- Agia Kyriaki: Agia Kyriaki has a very beautiful but deep seabed. It is located 8 km away from Adamantas, in Paleochori village and the road to get there is good. It is an organized beach with white sand and pebbles, where one can find taverns and a water sport center.
- Paleochori: This beach is located near the village of Paleochori, 8 km away from Adamantas. It has very deep waters, sand and pebbles.
- Lagadas: A beach with white-golden sand and blue shallow waters, like the beach of Papikinos.
- Sarakiniko: Sarakiniko is a small and “unreal” beach, which reminds lunar landscape and is located at the northern part of the island, on the way to Apollonia.
- Provatas: Provatas is a coastal village with a beautiful beach with a red-golden sand, rocks and shallow waters. This beach is 7 km from Adamantas.
- Gerontas: It is the most picturesque beach of the south side of the island. It has dark sand and clear blue waters, but you have to walk a bit to reach it.
- Agios Konstantinos, Alogomandra, Papafranga: These beaches are very beautiful and surrounded by capes, caves, natural bridges and small beaches. They are located on the way to Apollonia village.
- Emporio and Rivari beaches: They are located at Halakas, in the bay of Milos, opposite Adamantas.
- Firiplaka and Tsigrado: These are two beaches at Provatas and have blue waters, gray sand and are located approximately 8 km from Adamantas.
- Pachena: You will find this beautiful beach 4km west of Apollonia.
- Kleftiko: You will reach at this place only by boat. There you will find large gray-white rocks, some of which end up to beaches and sheltered coves.
Other beaches you will meet in Milos are: Bombarda, Mitakas (6 km west of Apollonia), Plathiena, Mandrakia, Fyropotamos, Hivadolimni, Vourla, Alyki, Triades, the Ammoudaraki, Tria Pigadia, Psarovolada, Agkathia, Pollonia, Thiorychia, Voudia (where you can do snorkeling), Sykia etc.
For your stay in Milos, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Plaka, Adamas as well as in many other areas of the island, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
The road network in Milos is very good with the main roads paved while the unpaved roads are passable.
In Milos you can use the buses to go to the villages and beaches. Main destinations are Adamas, Triovasalo, Plaka, Tripiti, Pachaina, Filakopi, Pollonia, Zefiria, Paliochori, Chivadolimni, Provatas.
The main port of Milos is Adamas. Pollonia also has a port but is used mainly for a coastal link with Kimolos.
Daily trips by lying dolphin or catamaran from Piraeus. There are also daily excursions by boat or small ships are organized so as to be able to do the round of the Milos and go to the beaches. Also you can visit Kimolos from Pollonia.
There are daily flights from Athens. You can go to the aiport of Milos (in Adamas) only by taxi or by car.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.