Ios is one of the most graphic islands of Cyclades and one of the most beautiful islands in the Aegean Sea. It is surrounded by Santorini, Paros, Naxos and Sikinos. Ios attracts a lot of tourists, mainly young people, due to its large array of bars and clubs mainly located in picturesque Ios Town (Hora).
The beautiful beaches, countless churches and many archaeological sights, white houses and deep blue waters give the island its Cycladic beauty. According to the ancient tradition, Íos was the homeland of Homer’s mother and the final resting place of the great epic poet.
Ios features a great variety of sightseeing attractions and spots of unique natural beauty, all combined with the unique and picturesque Cycladic character.
The beach of Agia Theodoti is one of the most quiet ones in Ios and represents the ideal spot for those seeking for some quality, relaxation time away from the crowds. You can swim in the crystal clear waters and enjoy the sun in the golden sand or have an amazing meal in one of the traditional taverns of the area.
About 23 kilometres from Ormos port, on the south coast of Ios, at the end of Mylopotas beach, a road climbs up the hills and turns right before Kalamos monastery to reach the wonderful and almost deserted Manganari bay. This enchanting bay is divided into five idyllic beaches with golden sand or pebbles, and shallow crystalline emerald waters.