Ios was a one-time party capital of the Med and it still enjoys a reputation as one of the best clubbing destinations in the Greek islands. Ios is located in the southern part of the central Cyclades group and has an almost schizophrenic character. Around the capital Chora Ios is a hedonist paradise. Beyond the booze-happy capital lies a classic Greek island of spectacular beaches and traditional hill villages.
The go-ahead has been given for a luxury coastal tourist resort near Koumbara on the island of Ios. Plans are said to include the building of a small port to connect Cape Diakofto to the mainland.
Ios has a way of getting into people's hearts and brought a big increase in repeat visitors of the floating type. It's now a case of getting the word out that Ios is a beautiful place