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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.

Activities

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)
Weather

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 features

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ios?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 70 vacation rentals near Ios. From 53 houses to 34 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ios for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ios?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ios. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ios Ferry Port: 394 vacation rentals
  • Skarkos: 257 vacation rentals
  • Paleokastro: 285 vacation rentals
  • Tomb of Homer: 589 vacation rentals
  • Oia Castle: 1,241 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Ios?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 53 Houses in Ios. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ios include:

  • Villas: 34 rentals available
  • Flats: 5 rentals available
  • Hotels: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ios?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Ios. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.