You might think that for a small island like Ios it is kind of hard to find too many reasons to visit. You are not right. There are actually more than 25 reasons that go beyond the famous beaches and nightlife of the island. Let’s find out step by step what makes Ios so beautiful and unique.
Pure Aegean atmosphere, crystal clear waters, golden sand, organized or unspoilt the beaches of Ios are the places to be during the summer.
Bars, clubs, young boys and girls, shots, drinks, cocktails, rhythm, dancing, flirting!
This is Ios, baby!
The town of Ios is one of the most beautiful and well protected from the winds island capitals in the Aegean Sea.
Claiming that here lies the greatest of Greek poets, Homer, in Ios you will find plenty of museums and archaeological sites to visit.
5.The Maganari beach.
Everyone’s daytime meeting point. Beach bars, sea sports, wet tops, and here we go: shots, cocktails, dancing, sun bathing, swimming and flirting!
Ios has an accommodation proposal for everyone. From luxurious hotels to value rooms, but also private villas built with taste, all of which offering the famous Greek hospitality.
Every tavern and restaurant has its very own character and tastes to serve; fresh fish, local products, creative Mediterranean cuisine and so much more to enjoy in a casual or a sophisticated atmosphere.
8.The street food.
Crepes, souvlaki in pita bread, croissants, cheese pies and all kind pies for before or after the hangover, while in Ios grabbing a bite is a delicious thing to do.
The wild environment of Ios is something you have to discover on foot, by car or with an ATV.
Is cheese a reason to visit a place? Try tasting a piece of the local cheese along with some tomato and homemade bread, some local capers and a glass of ouzo and you will really enjoy the answer.
11.The proximity to nearby islands.
Being almost in the heart of the Cycladic islands, from Ios you can easily and quickly reach Paros, Naxos, Santorini, Milos, Mykonos, Crete and so much more. Let’s start island hopping!
Easygoing, friendly and welcoming, the people of Ios know how to greet you with a broad smile and share the love for their island.
365 to be precise, the churches of Ios have their own stories to tell the visitors.
Famous for the nightlife and the parties…Yes, Ios still has it! One of the best night scenes in summer Greece!
Even if you are not quite the party animal type, Ios can offer you relaxation and the chance to live the real Greek summer holiday dream.
The port of the town of Ios and the beach of Magganari are within walking distance. So you don’t need any means of transportation and you can drink as much as you like.
17.The summer love(s).
It is something about this island that enhances people’s feelings and increases the flirting mood.
Ios is a value for money island! It offers the famous “Greek” summer and the Aegean beauty along with exquisite services and facilities in really affordable prices.
Whatever your sport type is, in Ios you will have the chance to enjoy scuba diving, hiking, climbing, water and jet skiing, parasailing and more.
20.The local products.
Besides the cheese of Ios, here you will taste the delicious local honey, plenty of fresh fish and meat, and do not forget to buy some herbs to keep your memory of the island’s aromas alive.
Campers love Ios and they have serious reasons to do so! If you like this way of holidaying, then Ios will reward you with its beauty, of course in great safety.
Sunset is a lovely time of the day in Ios. Wherever you choose to live these romantic moments on the island, the view of the sun setting in the sea will fill you with beautiful emotions.
People might think of life in Ios as an endless party but if you seek for relaxation and peace, it is definite that you will find plenty of beautiful corners to unwind.
Ios has to offer everything you might need during your stay!
26.The perfect holidays in Greece.
Given all these reasons, we can definitely say that Ios is ideal for enjoying the vibrations and the beauty of the Greek Summer!