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Vacation on Ios Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

Mylopotas Beach is the most popular and the busiest beach of Ios. It’s located next to Chora and its port area. This sand beach is about kilometer long and is known for lively atmosphere and good equipment. There are popular taverns, bars and night clubs situated along the coast, so the beach is busy till late at night. Most of its visitors are young tourists and fans of active leisure. The beach offers a huge choice of entertainment options, including diving centers arranging transfer to interesting diving areas.
Ios is a place where you can get to know the traditions, culture and customs of ancient Hellenes. According to testimonies of reliable ancient writers, like Herodotus and Pausanias, Ios was … Open
Manganari Beach is the close competitor to Mylopotas Beach. It's a beautiful beach with snow-white sand and azure waters. It attracts lots of tourists and also film directors; that’s where The Big Blue movie was shot. The coast became famous after release of the movie. Despite its popularity, the beach is known for calm and peaceful atmosphere and is highly demanded for family vacation. With flat sea bottom and rare strong waves it's an excellent place for younger tourists. The beach can boast excellent equipment; there's a number of apartments and villas available nearby.
Yialos is another popular choice for fans of beach vacations. That’s a picturesque fishing port with harmonious leisure atmosphere. Beaches of Yialos provide every opportunity for comfortable vacation and lots of nice surprises for fans of fishing and underwater hunting; islanders lend boats and all necessary equipment for a small fee. There are also excursion cutters for those willing to change sunny beach for exciting sea tour. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Ios will be an ideal place for those tourists who like walking. The island is small, so it is difficult to get lost here but is easy to find a lot of picturesque places on Ios. Well groomed … Open
Psathi resort village is located in the eastern part of the island. Its beaches are known for crystal clear waters. This solitary coast is an excellent choice for fans of outdoor recreation and also for eco-tourists.
Ayia Theodoti is probably the most unusual beach of Ios. This distant quiet beach is very popular among fans of water activities and excursions. That’s because of ancient Paleokastro fortress ruins located next to this picturesque coast. Tourists at Ayia Theodoti have an excellent chance to combine beach leisure with excursion to unique historical landmarks. It’s also worth mentioning that the beach regularly hosts one of the national holidays dedicated to islanders' victory over pirates.
Comfortable guest houses and apartments are the most extent hospitality places on Ios, but there's also a good choice of luxurious resort hotels. Dionysos hotel in Mylopotas is widely … Open
Travelers looking for privacy and beautiful wild beaches should pay attention to Kalamos and Kolitsiani. Both beaches are situated in picturesque villages of the same names; these parts of coast are never busy even in high season. Tsamaria beach is another quiet and solitary place. It’s almost untouched by human hand, so it retained its natural beauty.
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Nature and parks of Greece for active vacation

The park, which differs from other reserves, is located on the island of Crete. Vai vegetation is represented by the famous Cretan date palms; they make up a forest with a total area of ​​more than 200 hectares. This palm forest is one of the largest in Europe. The park has the famous palm beach, which is one of the local attractions. On the outskirts of Vai, you can see a medieval monastery built in the 15th century. On the island of Rhodes, you should definitely visit the Petaloudes nature reserve, which is also called the Butterfly Valley. During summer months, a huge number of butterflies gather in the park. They literally cover the entire landscape, creating an amazing dreamlike atmosphere. … Open
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Traveling in Norway: the Best Places to See During a Short Getaway

If you plan to stay in Norway only for several days, do not limit yourself to the capital. Hotels in Oslo are quite expensive but it is still better to book a hotel located close to the city center. Most tourists start their journey in Norway with Oslo as the biggest airport in the country is located in the capital. The capital’s major attractions include the Oslo Opera House, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Munch Museum, Grand Hotel, Parliament building, and Karl Johaus Gate Road. Visit the Munch Museum to see famous “The Scream” painting and then move to Aker Brygge harbor – most tourists come here to take pictures of old ships. Finally, the Grünerløkka neighborhood is a trendy place for everyone who likes partying at night or visiting cute vintage shops in the daytime. Read this

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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Ios Island

Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Ios Island for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Ios Island.
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