The island of Ios is one of the most popular in the Cyclades, especially for the younger generation of travellers, as it is famous for its nightlife and entertainment. It is often referred to as the "party island" and you can easily see why during the summer nights. There are lots of great clubs and bars around the island where you can dance and drink into the early hours of the mornings.
Ios isn't exclusively an island for those who enjoy a lively nightlife - it is suitable for all types of travellers, and the rich and beautiful landscapes make it an ideal place for relaxing or exploring. There are lots of great beaches around the coast where you can swim or enjoy various watersports like jetski, waterski or various others.
The architecture of Ios is typical of the Cyclades, and you will find the whitewashed houses with their colourful flowers and gardens, set against a backdrop of a luscious blue sky. The towns are very picturesque and you'll find some perfect little places to enjoy a refreshing drink or lunch in the shade.
The island of Ios has been blessed with some stunning beaches, which the island is very famous for. One of the most popular is the soft sandy beach of Milopotas. Some of the other beaches that are popular with locals and tourists include Maganari, Agia Theodoti and Kalamos. Windsurfing is a popular activity in Ios during the summer, so if you are a windsurf fan, then this is the perfect holiday destination for you.
The main town of Chora is a part of the island that most people will visit, and here you can enjoy some wonderful panoramic views stretching out over the island, as well as walking around the winding narrow pathways, enjoying the traditional architecture and beauty of the village. Ios has something for everything, and is a lovely place to visit during your holidays to Greece.
Santorini Speed Sailing offer daily tours to Ios, so if you would like to enjoy a sailing trip to this beautiful Cycladic island, then simply get in contact with us.