Sizzling sunshine, beautiful beaches and mouth-watering Greek cuisine – holidays in Ios cater for all tastes. Although once renowned for its bustling party atmosphere, this island has calmed down in recent years, leaving its wild party reputation to resorts like Faliraki and Ayia Napa. That isn’t to say that Ios holidays aren’t without plenty to do – after dark, you’ll find thriving bars and vibrant clubs to enjoy, while the day brings with it plenty of relaxation on Greece’s glorious sandy beaches. Whether you’re here to soak up the sunshine or use it as a base to discover some of the stunning islands found nearby – from Mykonos to Naxos, you’re sure to find plenty to keep you captivated.
Greece by Night
It’s no surprise that the main attraction of Ios holidays is its stunning beaches. With 75km of sandy shores, you’ll have plenty to choose from. Mylopotas is the busiest, jam-packed with beachside bars for lingering afternoon cocktails and cafes serving up fast food. Away from Mylopotas is where you’ll find some idyllic spots – beautiful unspoilt beaches offering the ideal destination to sit back and relax with a good book for a few hours. Take a day trip to the picturesque island of Santorini for a change of scenery. Holidays to Ios really liven up at night, with a young crowd populating the island. Most of its renowned bars can be found in the charming settlement of Chora, with an array of nightclubs available for those that packed their dancing shoes. Pay a visit to Pegasus or Fusion for an eclectic mix of music, while those who prefer a more sedate evening should hop over to the island of Paros.