When you hear "Milos island" you immediate think of swimming in one of the many beautiful beaches this island is blessed with. So here is a small list with some of our favorites ones.
Fyropotamos beach is located on the North coast of Milos Island on an ideal landscape. A few tradional boat houses called "sirmata" surrounding a small sandy beach, a beautiful Greek church, and the crystal blue green water complete the natural landscape. Easy access by car / moto.
Thiorichia beach or Paliorema - the abandoned sulfur mines - are located on the East side of Milos island. The view of the old factory is impressive. The beach and the surrounding rocks, due to the presence of sulphur, are red, orange and yellow. The road to reach the beach is a bit difficult and rough, so it is better to drive carefully.
Kastanas beach is located on the Eastern side of Milos island. Kastanas is a rocky pebbled beach with mesmerizing colours. The water is emerald green and clean. Bring some food or water with you and snorkelling equipment. Watch out for the sea urchins on some rocks.
Chivadolimni beach or Achivadolimni is located in the gulf of Milos, some 8 km from Adamas. It’s a long beach with shallow and clear blue waters making it ideal for families with kids. Chivadolimni is protected from the South wind. Its right side is often frequented by nudists. Easy access.
Kleftiko beach is located on the Southwest part of Milos island and can be reached by boat, or on foot leaving your car where indicated by a trekking sign (about 50 minutes walk). The rock formations, the swim-through caves, the vibrant turquoise colour of the water make this place a must to see do when in Milos.
Paliochori beach is located on South coast οf Milos island. Undoubtedly one of the best beaches in Milos, with multicoloured cliffs, red / yellow sand and crystal clear water. Watch out, the sand can be very hot due to the geothermal activity. It is served by a bus line.
Plathiena beach (our favorite) is located on the North part of Milos island. A lovely thin sandy beach with gorgeous crystal clear turquoise waters and some trees for shade.. Easy access by car / moto and small parking area. Beach bar and chairs.
Sarakiniko beach is located on the North part of Milos island. Mostly known as - the white rock beach – or – the lunar beach – is another must see when you visit Milos. It can be a little crowded on the peak season and nice to observe the big waves hit the rocks when the steady fresh wind, specially in August, the Meltemi arrives.
Tsigrado beach is located on the South part of Milos island. Tsigrado is a small and hidden paradise full of adventure. To reach the beach you must use a ladder so it’s better not to wear flip flops plus always wear your sunglasses. The nearby white perlite' mine leaves in the air very tiny powders. There are many caves to explore so bring your snorkeling equipment.
Firiplaka or Fyriplaka Beach is located at the Southern coast of Milos Island, next to Tsigrado. Fyriplaka is a sandy beach with multi-colored pebbles and turquoise waters. What caches the eye is the huge rock formation back the shore with colorful (red – yellow – orange - violet) volcanic cliffs. The longest part of the road to reach Pyriplaka is asphalted. There is a small parking lot.