Firiplaka Beach is the second-most popular beach in Milos, renowned for its long stretch of glistening white sand, milky blue waters, and rocky outcrops.
I have put together this complete guide to Firiplaka Beach including how to get there, the best time to visit, countless Firiplaka photos, and what to expect when you arrive!
QUICK ANSWERS – FIRIPLAKA BEACH MILOS GREECE
Let’s start this guide with all the essential information you should know when visiting, like Firiplaka Beach’s location, how to get there, and more.
Note that it’s also often referred to as Fyriplaka Beach, so you may see both names around Milos.
WHERE IS FIRIPLAKA BEACH?
Firiplaka Beach lies along the southern coastline of Milos Island. From the main town of Adamantas to Fyriplaka Beach the drive takes around twenty minutes.
HOW TO GET TO FYRIPLAKA BEACH MILOS GREECE?
The best way to reach Milos Firiplaka and other attractions on the island is to rent a scooter, ATV, or car for the day and make your way over to Firiplaka Milos.
There are a number of places to organize a scooter, ATV, and car rental in Milos which can all be found within walking distance as soon as you step off the ferry in the main harbor-side town of Adamantas.
Scooter rental Milos:
I personally rented my scooter from Nicki Motors and found them to be the most affordable and reliable.
From €25 per day, Nicki Motors offers scooter rentals and ATV rentals, but not car rentals.
Car rental Milos:
If you would prefer to rent a car in Milos, it’s best to book online in advance to secure a set of wheels for when you arrive.
There are many small cars and SUVs available to rent that will get you around the island safely. Click Here to check availability and prices.
Note: An international driver’s license is mandatory for renting scooters and cars on Milos island, so make sure to have this ready to present along with your passport or ID.
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WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT FIRIPLAKA BEACH?
The best time to visit is early morning to beat the crowds or, if you stick around long enough, Fyriplaka Beach is a great location to watch the sunset!
Not a bad way to finish off a full day of beach hopping in Milos!
WHAT TO EXPECT AT FYRIPLAKA MILOS
Straw umbrellas line the long stretch of beach at Fyriplaka, which you’ll find is the only means of shade at this location so they tend to get occupied very quickly.
Best to bring your own beach umbrella and quick-dry travel towel to lay out on the sand if you plan to stay here for a while.
The most iconic feature at Firiplaka Beach is the enormous rocky outcrop about halfway along the bay. There is a natural archway carved into the rock that is possible to swim through.
The water is only about shoulder height so it’s perfectly safe to go inside the cave for a closer look.
Apart from this, you can find smaller rock pools and lagoons at one end of Fyriplaka Beach which is ideal for snorkeling.
Lastly, you’ll also find a beach bar (Firiplaka Beach Bar) where you can get drinks and snacks, and that adds to the experience!
BEST TOUR IN MILOS ISLAND
WHERE TO STAY IN MILOS
Milos Island has hundreds of accommodation options to choose from, so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay to fit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.
See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:
Luxury: Hotel Milos Sea Resort
Centrally located in Adamas, Hotel Milos Sea Resort is one of the most luxurious accommodations in Milos.
Each suite features an outdoor private pool, a patio with ocean views, free wifi, air-conditioning, a private ensuite bathroom, a sitting area, and a minibar.
The perfect place to stay for couples wanting a romantic getaway.
Mid Range: Livanios Studios
I personally stayed at Livanios Studios which is located 100m from the center of Adamas and there are nine apartments and loft-style rooms to choose from.
Most offer balconies and rooftop terraces with ocean views and beautiful garden surroundings.
The rooms have free wifi, air-conditioning, flat-screen tv, a private bathroom, and a kitchenette.
It’s the perfect place to stay for families, friends, and couples.
Vythos is the best budget accommodation in Adamas, located just 200m away from Papikinou Beach and within walking distance of the port.
The rooms and studios at Vythos feature large comfortable beds and come with air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV, a kitchenette, and free wifi.
The best place to stay in Milos for solo travelers on a budget.
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WHAT TO PACK FOR MILOS
When visiting Milos, here is a list of items I highly recommend bringing with you:
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FINAL THOUGHTS – FIRIPLAKA GREECE
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