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The island where partying meets beauty, Ios

Ios might be known as a wild and crazy party island, but the truth is that there’s much more to Ios than meets the eye. Magnificent secluded beaches, long stretches of golden sand, quaint family-run tavernas and spectacular views are just some of the perks of this beautiful island, along with a top-notch local transportation system and frequent, reliable ferry connections to hub islands such as Santorini and Mykonos. Those in search of fun and a vibrant nightlife will definitely find what they are looking for in the lively Hora, where bars and clubs cater to all tastes and budgets until the wee hours of the morning. Not far from town, famous Mylopotas beach will appeal to those who love to sunbathe and want to partake in watersports, as well as to those who just want to sit at a beach bar and enjoy the views. With its wide range of activities and varied landscapes, Ios is one of the most versatile islands of the Cyclades that will please visitors of all ages and with the most diverse interests.

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Ios for...
  • Couple
  • Families
  • Solo Traveler
  • Group

Active couples looking to partake in water sports will enjoy Mylopotas along with its intimate bars, the lively vibe of the Hora at night, the romantic sunsets and plenty of dining options.

Although Ios is famous for being a party island, it also has a lot to offer to families with children: the island has easy access to many beautiful beaches, calm waters and tons of tourist facilities such as umbrellas, chairs and water sports centers.

Making new friends and travel buddies in Ios is easy, especially on Mylopotas Beach where volleyball and frisbee games never end.

Ios is the ideal island for groups of friends looking for a good time: as it offers a little bit of everything, everyone will end up loving it. Younger visitors will love the vibrant nightlife of the Hora and the watersports centers of Mylopotas offering all kinds of activities. There are several villas for rent on the island, as well as camping and cheaper options for young groups of friends.