Milos, lies in the SW part of the Cyclades islands. It is about 86 nautical miles from Piraeus approximately half way between Piraeus and Crete. It has an area of 151 sq. km. and a shoreline of 125 km, with a population of 5.500 among eight small villages. The island is reached on the ferries which run on the Piraeus- Kythnos- Serifos- Sifnos - Milos - Kimolos line, and there are also sailings to other islands in the Cyclades.
Most people Know Milos as the place where the statue of Venus (now in the Louvre Museum in Paris), was discovered. It is only recently that tourism has noticed the multitude of beautiful beaches - more than 75 - with their glistening silver sand and clear blue waters of this Cycladic island, its rocks and clear waters.