Ikaria is the most southerly of the Aegean group of Greek islands just off the coast of Turkey and famed for its red wine, its thermal springs, and the legend of Icarus. Ikaria It is a relatively large and mountainous island with a long coastline of steep cliffs and sheltered coves. There is only a handful of good beaches but the best of them compare to any of the best beaches in the Greek islands.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver enjoyed a taste of the Greek island of Ikaria recently to learn more about the local cuisine. Ikaria is famous for the longevity of its inhabitants.
A beach on the island of Ikaria is included on a list of the top most 'magical' hidden beaches of the world. The south coast beach of Seychelles lies beneath sheer white cliffs a most memorable setting.
People living on the Greek island of Ikaria are ten times more likely to see their 90th birthday than those from the rest of Europe thanks to a regular diet of fish, fruit and vegetables.