Skala or Alopronia is the harbor and only anchorage in Sikinos. The harbor is shallow with very limited room to manoeuvre and little space for yachts. In 2009 there were depths of only 2.5 meters in the approaches.
Larger yachts beware! Limited mooring options are either alongside the small quay or anchoring off, although the harbor is shallow and very rocky.
Warning: There are lots of rocks on west side of the little harbor.
Situated near the scenic village of Karavostasi as well as the tourist settlement of Livadi, Livadi beach is a long sandy beach with sapphire waters, ideal for sunbathing, beach fun and water sports. Tamarisk trees offer shade to bathers who can also enjoy a refreshing drink or snack from the restaurant and bar at the camping nearby.
The beach Pountaki is the third of three successive beaches on three small coves on the south side Karavostassis at 1000 meters. The beach is relatively secluded but offers tranquility, calm, clean sea, a beautiful and picturesque setting with views across the islands.
Beach Vincenzo is the second of three successive beaches on three small coves on the south side Karavostassis just 850 meters from the port. The beach is relatively secluded but offers tranquility, calm, clean sea, a beautiful and picturesque setting with views across the islands.
The beach Latinaki is the first of three successive beaches on three small coves on the south side Karavostassis a distance of 800 meters. Relatively isolated beach near the harbor offers peace, tranquility, clean seas, in a nice graphical view towards the islands.
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.
Ai Giannis is a small beach located on the south eastern part of the island within a bay which provides protection from winds. The beach is pebbled and has crystal clear waters but there is no natural shade around, therefore you should be prepared with supplies and protection from the sun for a joyful day at the beach.