The beauty of the island overwhelms you from the first moment. When you come across the hidden beauty of this island, it will become one of your favourite destinations!
Ιos is located between Naxos and Santorini, and it is worth seeing. To go, you can get a boat from Piraeus (it takes hours) or fly to Santorini taking a boat from there (it is 45 minutes – 1 hour).
Tip: You need at least 3-4 days to see the whole island, so we highly recommend renting a car or motorbike.
What to do in Ios?
Choose to stay in the area of Mylopotas (it is one of the most beautiful areas)
The first day, you can go for swimming to Mylopotas Beach, which is magical with the turquoise waters and in combination with the golden sand you will love it (it is an organized beach and in our opinion one of the best beaches of Ios)
Visit Koumbara beach where you will find the famous tavern of Koumbara (the taste of the food is incredible). Near to the tavern, you will find 2 of the most famous all day beach bars – what will impress you is their sunbeds and sweets
In the evening you shall go to the country for food and drink. You will walk in the unique Greek alleys enjoying your evening. There in the alleys, you will find one of the most famous bars (Click) where it makes the most tasteful cocktails
Visit the other beaches of Manganari (organized beach) where they are in the lower part of the island and Agia Theodoti (not organized beach) where they hide other beauties.
Ios has 365 churches so if you like them it’s your chance to see some of them
The island is known for its wild parties but also for the quiet and family atmosphere. Whatever your situation is, you’ll be thrilled.
Tip: You can combine this trip with Santorini; it has a daily boat for a one-day ride.
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