Ios or Nios as the locals call it, is one of the most beautiful islands in Cyclades. It is located between Santorini, Paros and Naxos. It is a relatively small island with natural beauties. Full of endless golden beaches and gorgeous white villages guarantees unforgettable holidays to every visitor.
This dreamy Aegean island has everything. Rich history that is revealed in its archaeological sites. Glow and charm shown in the architecture of its settlements and keep the tradition of Cyclades. Interspersions of sceneries that wake romance or fill you with awe. But mostly Ios has endless beaches. It has 86km of coastline from which 32km are beaches. In combination with the clear crystal waters create an earthly paradise.
Ios has turned into a summer resort with international fame. Thousands of travellers from all over the world visit it every summer to spend their holidays in this idyllic island of Cyclades.
Another reason that has made Ios so famous is its nightlife. The vivid nightlife and options that satisfy all music preferences made it youth’s favorite island. That did not turn away the mature ages as everyone finds its haunt. The residents’ hospitality is something to remember. As for your accommodation you will find a lot of hotels and rooms to let that provide all comforts. During your stay in the island you will have the chance to taste the local cuisine in the taverns.
Visit Ios and let her charm you…
Discover in a glance the best things to see and do in Ios island
Chora, the charming capital of the island fascinates every visitor with its authentic beauty. It is located on the hill over Gialos, the island’s port, 2 km from it. It’s a graphic town that impresses anyone walking in its narrow paths, smelling the flowers and meeting yesterday with today.
The ancient settlement is now characterized tenable. As you walk around the cobblestone pavements and the old neighborhoods you discover the charm and beauty of simplicity. Small white houses, narrow paths and churches embrace Chora like protecting it from something evil
The windmills on a hill above Chora are not in use today. However, they have been restored today and stand today as samples of traditional Cycladic architecture.
The coastal settlement of Mylopotas is located just 3km from Chora.
The central road begins from the port, passes through the capital and ends in its dreamy beach. One of the most famous and cosmopolitan beaches of the island. It has been awarded with the Blue Flag. It is a highly organized beach where you can relax enjoying all comforts or practice on water sports. There is a windsurfing and diving school in the beach. The trained teachers will be more than pleased to help you. Mylopotas’ beach has golden shore and clear waters.
It is considered one of the most beautiful in Aegean Sea.
If you have an appetite you can enjoy the local cuisine in taverns near it..
Koumbara is another famous beach of Ios.
It is located very close to the port. It’s a beautiful beach with crystal waters awarded with the Blue Flag.
There are a lot of hotels around the beach. In its taverns you will taste the traditional cuisine of Cyclades islands. In the evening you can enjoy your coffee looking at the enchanting sunset.