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Milos is the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group. The volcanic activity in ancient years has endowed this island with an exciting variety of gorgeous landscapes, consequently offering the visitor a wide range of activities.

The funny shapes of the rocks and their wonderful colors at the beautiful white sandy beaches are one expression of the volcanic features of Mílos; the economic activity is another where minerals such as obsidian, are excavated here and one of the most ancient mines in the Mediterranean is on this island.

The diving enthusiasts will find a paradise in the underwater caves in the triangle formed by Mílos, Kimolos and Polýegos islands. The island’s villages are lovely too: the stately Pláka (the island’s capital), the harbor of Adámantas, the beautiful Hivadolímni, the marvelous Emporiós with the little lagoon of Revary and the old iron mines.

Last but not least, there are local tastes offering a special gastronomic experience. Don’t miss out on watermelon pies, cream cheese pies and bonbons with white pumpkin.


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Adamas or Port Milos is the only harbor in Milos. It is near the end of Milos Bay, one of the largest natural harbors in the Mediterranean, which is the volcano`s caldera.

Bavaria Cruiser 36 Class

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Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 8
  • Built 2013
  • Length 36.00 ft

Pollonia Harbor

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Port

Glaronisia Rock Climbing Field at Glaronnisis

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Rock Climbing Field

Glaronisia are one of the best climbing fields in Greece. These islands are made of basalt and in the shape of six-sided wands.

Volcano of Milos

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Volcano

Volcanic activity started in Milos 5 million years ago which created these amazing colors and landscapes in Milos. There are areas called geothermal fields which can be used to create energy.

Belize 43 Economy

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Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2005
  • Length 43.00 ft

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Plaka Village

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Sunset Viewpoint

Plaka is the most scenic village of Milos island. At the top of the village there is a castle, which at night, gives visitors an amazing view of the stars.

Milos Theater

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Ancient Theater

Less than 1 km from Plaka is the ancient theater of Milos. It was built in third century BC.

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Mandrakia Anchorage

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Anchorage

Klima Anchorage

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Anchorage

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Milos Castle at Plaka

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Monument

In the 13th century, the Venetians established their presence by building the Castle of Milos, on the hill, which is called Prophet Elias and is about 280 meters high. The Castle survived but was vandalized from soldiers and pirates during the decades.

Armenaki Restaurant

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Restaurant

At Armenaki restaurant, visitors can taste fresh fish, traditional food and karpouzopita-- the most famous dessert of Milos. Karpouzopita is a pie made of watermelon.

Avanti Cafe

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Cafe

Avanti is located in Pollonia. The café has both outdoor and indoor seating areas offering a view to the Aegean Sea.

Small beach on the south coast, near the beach Firiplaka, with white sand and blue waters unique. The road goes up a point and then you have to get off the trail to the beach walk.

The bay of Pollonia lies on the north side of Milos and protects the beach from the wind, which is sandy and has a big area with sund beds and umbrellas. It is a typical beach for families with young children.

Pachaina Beach

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Beach

Beautiful beach on the north side of the island, overlooking Glaronisia. Some trees provide shade to visitors.

Paliochori is one of the beaches you should definitely visit for a swim. You will get there by following the paved road after Zephyria with you own car or with any of the local busses.

Papafragas is a must visit beach of Milos island. In fact it is a sea cave, which was used in the past as a pirate base.

Papikinou is a large sandy beach with crystal clear waters and many trees for natural shade. It is also the only beach on the island, which is awarded with a blue flag.

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A beautiful beach surrounded by capes, caves, natural bridges and small beaches. Located in the village of Apollonia.

Plathiena Beach

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Beach

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Just like the Triads, the beach of Ag. Ioannis consists of three (3) beaches.

Triades are three beaches next to each other with common characteristics of fine sand and crystal waters. The beach is located on the west coast of the island and if you do not go by the sea, you will get tired by the dirt road.

Mytakas Beach

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Beach

Leaving Sarakiniko and going towards Pollonia and to your left you will meet the traditional village of Mytaka. Fishing boats and «wires» aren’t missing here either.

Sand and pebbles in the bay of Adamas, next to Fatourena with a unique landscape. The area is one of the most important wetlands in the Cyclades and important stop for several migratory birds.

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Resembling a magical moonscape this bone white rocky beach stands proud against the sapphire waters of the sea. It is considered one of the best beaches on the island of Milos as well as one of the most photographed beaches in the entire Aegean Sea.

Spilia Sykias The Cave of the Fig Tree in SW side of the island is unique because it hides inside a lovely beach. Also known as the Emerald Cave is an amazing part of the cave whose roof has collapsed resulting in the sunbeams that penetrate to create a unique spectacle consisting of thousands of colors.

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Near the village of Empoureiou in SW side of the edge of the gulf of Milos. Access is difficult and must follow a path, unless you go with your boat.

Theiorihia Beach

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Beach

Theiorihia is a spectacular beach, above of which dominates the old abandoned factory. This, in combination with the wonderful colors of the rocks gives it a special and unique character.

Provatas is a seaside village with a beautiful beach with rare golden sand, rocks and shallow waters - ideal for small children, since the waters are extremely shallow. Because it is south of the island, the beach is usually calm.

Xylokeratia Beach

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Like almost all beaches in the west side of Milos, Agathia is very difficult to access by land because of a bad road, but is totally worth it especially if you are unable to visit the beach by boat. Its turquoise waters and the wide sandy beach are waiting to reward you for your effort.

Set of three beaches to the four bays. The dirt road leading to them are in good condition and makes them accessible by all vehicles.

Quiet beach in south-west side of the Gulf of Milos, accessible by road from the church of Agia Marina. There is nothing special to offer in terms of experience rather than just a tavern by the sea.

Quiet beach with sand and rocks on the south side of the bay of Adamas, which will arrive following the road that runs from Agia Marina. Good choice for those who love fishing and snorkelling.

The beach of Firiplaka is a fairly large beach, cut in half by a large rock (plate) which has been detached from the mountain. The first part of the beach is the one where you will find the beach bar and sunbeds, probably the second song on your own or with a camper company that has reached the other side of the beach.

Fourkovouni Beach

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Beach

Beautiful sandy beach next to a wonderful little Cycladic settlement. The sandy beach, the clear blue waters and the colors will remain unforgettable.

At the northern tip of Milos, 4km. northeast of Plaka, the island's capital, is one of the most photographed places in the Aegean, a small bay, home to the picturesque fishing village of Fyropotamos.

Enclosed by the impressive geological rock formations this beautiful sandy beach can only be reached by boat. The golden sand and the emerald waters against the striking backdrop of the abrupt mountainous landscape will amaze all visitors.

The beach of Gerontas is located in the southern part of the island. It is easily accessible by boat.

Achivadolimni is the longest beach of the island, and certainly one of the most beautiful. It took its name from the lake behind it, which is full of clams.

Kipoi is a sandy beach and is located near Provatas and the Psathades and enjoys convenient road access. There is a restaurant and a small pier for diving, the only southern coast, from whence Kleftiko trips by boat twice a day and only make two stops: The Elder and Kleftiko, stopping hatred and one hour respectively.

In the southwest tip of Milos we come across the Kleftiko. Kleftiko is not a beach in its classical definition we all know, but it is a unique landscape that definitely needs a visit and why not also a swim.

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Klima Beach

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Beach

Klima is a traditional fishing village with colourful houses extending all the way to the small coast. It is located below the village of Trypiti and the Catacombs.

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Agia Kyriaki is very beautiful but with deep seabed. Located 8 km from Adamas Paleohori the village and the road to get there is very good.

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The beach of Lagada lies right next to Adamas and in fact is the natural extension of the harbor. After arriving in Adamas walk to your right and the road will lead you to Lagada, a beautiful beach with trees, well organized and usually not crowded.

Very beautiful beach surrounded by capes, caves, natural bridges and small beaches. Located in the village of Apollonia.

Mandrakia Beach

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Beach

Shortly before arriving in Sarakiniko make a stop in the seaside village Mandrakia, in order to enjoy a short swin in the small beach a few meters before. The beach is not organized but it is worth to swim in its crystal clear waters.

Milos Diving Center

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Diving Center

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