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.
A popular Greek holiday island for clubbers, Ios looks set to go ahead with a multimillion euro tourism complex. The go-ahead has been given for a luxury coastal tourist resort near Koumbara.
Santorini has always been on people's wish-lists for a place to visit when sailing in the Cyclades, but the local authorities have now made the island of Ios a little bit of heaven to visit.
Living with a disability is not easy and a Greek island diving holiday may not be the first place to look for help with coping. But a scuba diving company on the Greek island of Ios hopes to change all that. On Ios there is now a beach-front diving school . . .