A hippy hangout in the 1970s, this Greek island has emerged from its early tourism history into a splendid package destination where the sun shines and the drinks flow - holidays in Ios are perfect for holidaymakers looking for a compact piece of Greece.
The tiny hilly island of Ios, part of the Cyclades group, can be found in the Aegean Sea between the islands of Naxos and Santorini.
Ios holidays begin with flights into Santorini, followed by a boat trip to Ormos harbour.
You'll find an island that was a beloved hippy backpacker destination, when longhaired party animals would kip on the beach in sleeping bags after a night on the tiles. These days there are plenty of hotels and self-catering accommodation to select from.
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