Destination guide

Travel to charming Ios

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ios. Well known for its bars, restaurants and water skiing, this romantic city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Ios

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ios has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tzamaria Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Koumpara Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Domaine Sigalas (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Ios

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ios

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ios is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Yialos Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Mylopotas Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Tzamaria Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Koumpara Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Agia Theodoti Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Psathi Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ios

Fly into Parikia (PAS-Paros National), the closest airport, located 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Thira (JTR-Santorini National), which is 24.5 mi (39.5 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ios?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday rentals around Ios. From 16 Houses to 30 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ios is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ios?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ios. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mylopotas Beach: 312 holiday rentals
  • Manganari Beach: 649 holiday rentals
  • Kalamos Beach: 523 holiday rentals
  • Tomb of Homer: 588 holiday rentals
  • Homer's Tomb: 290 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ios listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ios?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 16 Houses in Ios. Our other popular types of Ios holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 30 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ios?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Ios. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.