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Ios is an island for all ages, perfect for lazing on one of the many long, sandy beaches and for evenings as lively or relaxed as you wish.

The island of Ios lies between Naxos and Santorini and is renowned for being the burial place of Homer 'the poet of poets'. 

Holidays in Ios, in the resort of Mylopotas are perfect for those seeking a lively beach scene and fun-filled nights, with an array of bars and clubs open until the early hours. Ios holidays in other resorts are considerably more sedate where holidaymakers can kick back and relax on the golden sandy beaches.

Ios holidays appeal to those looking for good nightlife in high season, golden sandy beaches and plenty of water sports. This island is also perfect for those wanting relaxing, laid back holidays with stunning scenery and beaches, turquoise waters and friendly locals. Ios has a charm and character all of its own and there is something for everyone on this magnificent island.

Local produce such as cheese and honey make wonderful gifts or mementoes of your Ios holidays.

Where to stay in Ios

Ios Port Ios, Greece

Ios and Mylopotas

Ios appeals to those looking for good nightlife and lovely beaches to relax on during the day. Mylopotas is ideal for young couples and groups are attracted by the superb Mylopotas' sandy beach and great nightlife.

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Mylopotas

Young couples and groups are attracted by the superb Mylopotas' sandy beach and great nightlife.

Best Time to Visit Ios

Ios Travel Advice

Boat: Ios has an extensive network of ferry connections; there are direct ferries to Paros (2 hours) with connections through Paros to Mykonos (4 hours), Samos (10 hours) & Athens (8 hours).

Bus: There is a frequent bus service between the port Yialos and Mylopotas via Hora. There is also a bus service between Yialos and Ag. Theodoti.

Car: An excellent way of getting around during Ios holidays, car hire gives you complete flexibility as well as the ability to see more of the island.

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