Ios island, the island for all ages
For many years Ios island was considered as the party island of the Cyclades and to a greater extent in all of Greece, but recently tourists have discovered the other side of this island treasure. Ios is a truly romantic island with rich history and culture, with attractions worth visiting, tempting sightseeing spots, fun filled activities for guests to enjoy as well as many other interesting things to do while on holidays.
The island comprises of 75 kilometres of beautiful white sandy beaches and deep blue coastlines, including Maganari, voted numerous times as one of the "Top 10 Beaches in Europe". The magnificent architecture is breath taking while the mild weather and glorious Greek sun make it a favourable destination all year round.
Ios island with its vigorous nightlife remains as one of Europe’s favourite party destinations, but unlike other islands in the Cyclades insular complex in Greece, it manages to combine its cosmopolitan vibe with the traditional island lifestyle.
Those wishing to experience the renowned Ios nightlife in Greece are welcome to visit the vibrant Chora and enjoy a vigorous night out at some of the famous bars and clubs of the town.
Liostasi luxury hotel in Ios offers the perfect base to explore this beautiful island of the Cyclades. With so many choices of entertainment and leisure Ios island is the ideal choice for those seeking a unique destination for their holidays.
BeachesIos has 32 magnificent beaches, all with wonderful golden sand and turquoise coastlines. Some of them, such as Milopotas and Yialos beach, are usually crowded and some others, just as attractive, are much quieter, such as Koumbara, Tzamaria, Valmas, Kolitzani Plakoto, Agia Theodoti, Psathi, Plakes, Kalamos, Papa, Tries Klisies, Maganari, Tripiti and Pikri Nero. Ios has regularly been voted in various polls as having one of the "Top 10 beaches in Europe" and in fact boasts 75 kilometers of beaches.
YialosIt is a very popular beach surrounded by restaurants, cafes and mini markets. Yialos beach also offers water sports facilities, as well as scuba diving and nice beach bars.
Agia TheodotiAgia Theodoti is reachable by the asphalt road starting from the windmills at Chora or by the road to the rear of the Ormos valley. The bay of Agia Theodoti has a beautiful beach with golden sand and crystalline waters.
PsathiOn the most fertile spot of the island lies the beautiful green valley of Psathi, which offers two wild beaches, offering relative privacy even in high season.
MaganariMaganari is the main allurement of Ios island. It is a complex of five idyllic adjacent beaches with golden sand and shallow waters, especially recommended for families.
MylopotasLocated south-west of Chora, Mylopotas beach is the most popular beach of Ios. It extends for one kilometer and offers sun beds, umbrellas, beach bars, cafes, restaurants and a great variety of sea sports.