The main ferry port on Milos island is Adamas, located on the west coast of the island in a sheltered bay area.
Adamas Port Milos
While the Greek island of Milos has two ferry ports, Adamas port is the main one that services most of the regular ferry and catamaran routes from Piraeus, Athens, Crete and other Cyclades islands.
The port area of Adamas is quite small compared to some of the larger Greek island ports, but there is still a good range of facilities and services available for visitors.
The surrounding town of Adamas has a good selection of cafes, bars and restaurants to enjoy, as well as a few shops and supermarkets
There are also a number of ATMs and a post office located in the town, making it easy to get cash or send postcards home (if anyone actually does that anymore!).
Note you may find that Adamas ferry port in Milos is also known as Adamantas port Milos.
Adamas Milos Port Facilities
Adamas is only a medium-sized ferry port, so you might find it busy during the summer months – which of course is when most people travel by ferry in Greece!
The port facilities include a covered seating area to keep out of the sun while waiting. There are also toilets nearby.
Departing from Milos
Passengers heading to other Greek islands from Milos are advised to be at the ferry port an hour before departure especially if you are traveling by car.
Passengers who have a ferry ticket already can aim to get there a half hour before their ferry is due to sail – but keep in mind that traffic can build up on the island around ferry arrival and departure times.
Arriving to Milos
If you’re arriving on Milos by ferry, chances are you will be coming into Adamas port.
As you approach Milos by ferry, you will first see the small island of Kimolos off in the distance
This is a great spot for snorkeling and diving, as there are many reefs and fish to be seen just below the surface. If you’re staying on Milos for a few days, consider a day trip to Kimolos!
After passing Kimolos, you will then see the larger island of Milos come into view.
Many hotel owners will meet you at the ferry port on Milos to take you to your rooms when you arrive. Elsewise, you can take taxis or public buses to your eventual destination.
Most first time visitors to Milos may prefer to stay in Adamas, especially if they are on the island only for a few days.
Ferry Companies Operating To and From Milos
Currently, 7 ferry operators provide services to and from the island of Milos. These are Aegean Speed Lines, Aegeon Pelagos, Blue Star Ferries, Sea Speed Ferries, Seajets and Zante Ferries.
MILOS has ferry connections with: PIRAEUS, LAVRIO, KATAPOLA, ANAFI, CHALKI, CHANIA, HERAKLIO, RETHYMNO, SITIA, FOLEGANDROS, IOS, DIAFANI, KARPATHOS, KASOS, KEA, KIMOLOS, KOUFONISSI, KYTHNOS, MYKONOS, NAXOS, PAROS, RHODES, THIRA (SANTORINI), SERIFOS, SIFNOS, SIKINOS, SYROS, THIRASSIA.
Highlights of Milos
Don’t miss these highlights of the beautiful Greek island of Milos. It will make your island hopping trip unforgettable:
-The best beaches on Milos: Sarakiniko beach, Tsigrado beach, Kleftiko
-Sailing around Milos: There are many sailing companies offering day trips or longer around the island. It’s a great way to see Milos from the water and visit some of the more secluded beaches.
-Hiking in Milos: There are some great hiking trails on the island, especially around the coastline where you can enjoy stunning sea views.
-Scuba diving and snorkeling: There are many dive sites around Milos and some good companies offering lessons and equipment rental.
-Eating out in Milos: There are some great restaurants on the island serving fresh seafood, traditional Greek dishes and more.
Plan your trip: Milos and Kimolos guidebook (via Amazon)