Gialos: The port of Ios or Gialos is the second most populated area of the island. The port and the nearby sandy beach with its clear blue water are well organized for visitors with shops of every kind as well as water sports. Near the entrance of the port stands Saint Irene a picturesque church of the 17th Century.
Mylopotas: This is the most popular and busiest beach of the island, situated 2 km to the south of Chora with a 1 km long, sandy bay and crystal clear waters. There you can find shops of every kind, organized water sports and places to eat and drink.
Koumbara: A long sandy beach located 2 km away from the port with crystal clear blue waters. There you will find several small picturesque beaches in between the rocks, as well as a few small restaurants.
Manganari: One of the most beautiful beaches located at the south part of the island, 25 km away from the port. It consists of four fantastic sandy beaches, each one lying next to the other with shallow crystal clear waters ideal for families. There you will also find a few traditional taverns.
Agia Theodoti: An amazing quite sandy beach located on the north side of Ios 10km away from the port. There you will also find the church of St. Theodoti, the oldest on the island built in the 16th century.
Psathi: The picturesque bay of Psathi with deep blue waters and a long sandy beach is situated on the eastern coast 15km from the port on the most fertile spot on the island.
Kalamos: An untouched beach ideal for visitors looking piece and quite located on the south east side of Ios, 20 km away from the port. Even though access is not very easy since a last big portion of the road is a dirt road, the beauty of the location will reward the effort to get there.