Milos, The Island of Colors

milos island - RocksMilos is "the Island of Colors" thanks to its unique volcanic origin. Milos is the most western island of the Cyclades, Greece, about 5000 inhabitants, 7 villages, a surface of 151 km2, and coasts of over 136 km. To most people, the island of Milos is known as the place where the statue of Venus, now in the Louvre Museum in Paris, was discovered. Tourism is at its start and there is a continuous improvement in the tourist offer, from hotels, to services, to transportation. The island is ample, due to the very large and beautiful gulf is in the very middle of it, which gives the island a horseshoe shape. 

    There are more than 70 beaches, each one with its own characteristic. Milos does offer an interesting and unforgettable vacation. The months of April and May are ideal to see the island bloom, to smell its keen perfumes, and to ride around to see exceptional wild landscapes. The NATURA 2000 Program protects a large part of the island's environment.

    May, June, September and October are the ideal months, with calm atmosphere and allow you a very restful vacation. Boat touring the island will allow you to reach waters of blue, azure, emerald, green, red and violet colors against a show of white, pink, or red rocks. The nearby satellite islands also have secluded beaches and landscapes of great beauty.

Temperatures are ideal: the strong sun is mitigated and lessened by the fresh Northern winds. It almost never rains from March to October. The island is much greener than other Cyclades islands. The water supply is steady and a desalinization new plant supplies waters almost anywhere. Electricity is produced in Milos. Milos has enough specialized shops, for any need. It has 3 drug stores, and a well organized first aid center.