Location

Adamas or Adamantas

Adamas or Adamas is the port and the main port of Milos, in the Prefecture of Cyclades, with a population of 1,347 inhabitants according to the 2011 census. It is the seat of the homonymous municipal community.

It is located on the northeast coast of the Gulf of Milos. The settlement was created in 1831 by Cretan refugees who settled in the area after a resolution of the Kapodistrian government [7]. Today's descendants are called "Milocretans".

At the foot of the hill, on the beach of Adamas, there is a hot spring. The space is closed (does not work), but there is a sign stating that there are hot baths.

On the beach of Adamas and at a depth of about 30 m. There are traces of ancient buildings from which it can be concluded that there was an ancient settlement that sank due to landslides.

It is noted that near Adamas there is a military cemetery of the Anglo-French of the Crimean War, reminding that Adamas was then the base of the French fleet. Even today, once a year a warship of the French fleet arrives to pay tribute to the dead.