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Top 8 beaches in Ios

Cyclades ● Ios ● 13 April 2017

Ios is a wonderful island of Cyclades, which offers its visitor amazing things to do. Ios has also astonishing beaches, which are considered among the best to swim in Greece. However, the good news are that in Ios, although its beaches are popular, you can find together with the busy and organised beaches, secluded beaches that give you privacy.

1. Mylopotas

Mylopotas Beach (Ios) is the most famous beach of Ios. It is long and sandy, has many beach bars along the coast and offers touristic facilities, such as waters sports and windsurfing. Mylopotas Beach (Ios) has been awarded several times with Blue Flag. All the party of the island during the day, takes place here.


2. Manganari

Manganari is located 19 km from Ios Chora, and thus, it is far quieter than the beaches located in a close distance to the town. It is a charming bay with crystal waters, which offers you peace and relaxing ambience. Because it is secluded, it is nudism-friendly and partly organised.


3. Agia Theodoti

Agia Theodoti Beach took its name from the wonderful little chapel that stands on the top of the hill above the coast. It is long and sandy, organised but quieter than Mylopotas Beach (Ios). It is ideal for relaxing moments, water sports and a unforgettable day with your family.

Agia Theodoti

4. Gialos

Gialos is the second most popular beach in Ios after Mylopotas Ios. It is family-friendly, with golden sand, and in addition to waters sports and windsurfing, Gialos has also a diving club.

5. Psathi

Psathi is a calm resort on the eastern side of the island. It is secluded, but is has some tourism development, and thus, it is ideal for family moments.


6. Kalamos

Kalamos is a wonderful beach on the southern side of the island. It is secluded and has no tourism facilities, so it is important to take supplies with you. Its relaxing atmosphere is a perfect alternative to the busy resorts of Ios.


7. Koumbara

Koumbara is a sandy beach that owes its popularity to its closeness to Ios Chora as well as its natural beauty. It is a developed tourist spot with taverns, sunbeds and accommodation options.


8. Kolitsani

Kolitsani is a small beach south of the port, which is a popular anchorage for sailing yachts. Its landscape has rocky hills and trees, and it is nudism-friendly and not organised.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Ios, Greece Brother's Hotel
9.7 10
Brother's Hotel
Yialos, Chora, 84001 Ios, Greece

Brother's Hotel is located in Chora Ios, only an 8-minute walk from the sandy and well-organised beach of Yialos. Ios Port is 1.5 km away.