Ios – a personal love affair The Greek islands have held so many people in their thrall over the ages. Many have roamed their shores and written about their beauty and the special light of the skies and the colours of the sea. I grew up In London, and because my parents were Greek, we visited Greece a lot as a family and made many trips around numerous islands. Later I travelled farer afield, but I felt myself constantly drawn back to Greece and her islands. Deciding that the Cycladic group of islands appealed to me most, I island-hopped extensively, discovering many beautiful places, until I came upon Ios. Here, I had found my dream island and the source of my inspiration, so I decided to stay. What is so special about Ios Greece? When I first arrived in the early 1970s, I was looking for sun, sea and fun…

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Ios Greece is one of the Greek Island’s best keep secrets attracting visitors from all over the world. Many have roamed their shores and written about their beauty and the special light of the skies and the colours of the sea. But until you experience it yourself and visit the Island of Ios it will give you memories that will last you a lifetime. Nightlife -Ios is best known for its vivid Ios nightlife and has been included in the top ten party spots south of the equator. It has a great Ios nightlife with lots of great bars – some funky some laid back and some crazy, whatever your taste is in music Ios has a bar for you to make your Greek Island holiday unforgettable. Ios Beaches – One of the reasons to visit is the beaches in Ios: most of the Greek islands have one or two…

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Ios Greece 2017 is waiting for you. Get all the information you will ever need to know about planning your 2017 trip to Ios. Ios Greece is one of the Greek Island’s best keep secrets attracting visitors from all over the world. Explore beautiful Ios beaches like Mylopotas, Manganari, Psathi and Valmas beach. Ios Greece is also renowned for its vivid nightlife. While on Ios Greece, you’ll definitely spend a good amount of time eating out in Ios restaurants and cafes and drinking in one of Ios Island’s great bars and clubs.You’ll find lots of different styles of accommodation in Ios specially designed to match your holiday needs and budget. Getting to the Island of Ios, can be accessed by ferry from most Greek islands, but mostly from Athens and Santorini. More more information on planning your holiday to Ios Greece in 2017 please visit

Ios Greece Hotels voted number 1 Ios Greece Hotels voted number 1 in the Mediterranean. According to the, Ios boasts the best-rated hotels in the Mediterranean” the results came from over 140 million hotel guest reviews and ratings from over 200 international booking sites. The Island of Ios came out on top with neighbouring Islands Folegandros, Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos and Paros also featuring in the Top 10. It’s great news for Ios Greece to be voted number one, which is a direct correlation to the hard work of the Ios hotel owners and those who try to promote the beautiful Island of Ios.

Hotels in Ios You’ll find lots of different styles of hotels in Ios specially designed to match your holiday needs and budget. Indulge in a luxury hotel in Ios Greece with a beach view, or enjoy a more family-friendly hotel, hostel or a self-catering apartment in Ios Greece. Ios Island accommodation is all about choice. It will cater for all your needs – from cheap rooms in Ios and tents on a camp-site to a five star hotel in Ios Greece with your own private swimming pool. Whatever budget or need, search from our list of Ios Greece accommodation.

Great News! Booking a ferry to Ios Greece is much easier for this summer ! Most of the major ferry operators have now posted their ferry schedules for the Greek Islands well in advance for the first time ever. This means booking all your travel plans for getting to Ios and the other Greek islands so much simpler! Gone are the days when ferry schedules were not posted until at least April for the summer season. To find out more information on how to get to Ios Greece check out our Getting to Ios Page  where you can also find a ferry booking tool to check availability and book your ferry to Ios this year.

It’s been a great day for the LoveIosGreece team as our Facebook Page “Ios, Greece” has just reached 5000 Likes. The page is growing really fast every day. Fans can find beautiful photos of Ios Greece, read guides to what to do in Ios and find out about the best nightlife in Ios Island. Follow this link to like our Facebook page –

Working in Ios is one of the best ways to prolong your stay in paradise, get to know the best places to eat and drink, discover the best beaches & bars on Ios Island Greece. The workers in Ios Greece are a very international crew – Aussies, Norwegians, Irish, Swedish, Americans, Canadians, Italians, and loads more. A lot of workers return for many seasons as it is a great place to work, so you will meet some life-long friends along the way. If you love the nightlife, then Ios Island is the right place for you. Most workers chill out during the day on the beach in Ios and then work at night with the occasional night off. Read more about working in Ios and FAQs here working in Ios Greece

Ferries to Ios Greece Getting to Ios can be a bit of a trek but it’s well worth it for a little bit of effort! There is no airport on Ios, so the island is only accessible by ferry. Most people choose to fly directly to Athens or Santorini and then take the ferry to Ios Island. Boats and ferries to Ios Greece depart from Piraeus port or Rafina in Athens (from and to Ios Island Greece). During the summer months ferries to Ios run pretty frequently – there are normally about 2 to 3 ferries each day. It takes about 4 to 7 hours depending on which ferry to Ios you are on. You may also need to spend a night in Athens depending on what time your ferry leaves at so here is a link to hotels near Piraeus Port.

Ios Greece HoneyThe small Cyclades Island of Ios produces excellent honey. The bees collect wild thyme making the Greek Island of Ios’ honey special with beautiful floral hints. The honey is collected once a year weather permitting. To avail of Ios Greece honey please visit the site below for more information.

What to gain all your PADI certifications including Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and Divemaster as well as a certificate in first aid? Experience maintaining dive equipment plus a FREE specialty of your choice at the end of completing the whole Internship Programme. Why Ios Greece? Ios Island Greece is a beautiful island with great beaches and crystal clear waters, beautiful landscape and lots of water sports to enjoy and of course great day and nightlife. With travelers from all over the world one thing is for sure you will feel like home. Why New Dive? New Dive is a small but busy dive centre with good and professional staff and a friendly atmosphere. No Prior Diving Experience Necessary Find out more information about the New Dive Center Scuba diving Internship Programme Ios.

Ios Greece is ready and waiting for yet another exciting year! We hope you find that the website caters for all your travel needs – from finding that Ios hotel to searching for the perfect Ios beach for you. So come on and book your trip to the island of Ios now….you will leave with memories that will last for a lifetime.