Named after Icarus who fell into the surrounding sea when his wax wings melted from the sun, Ikaria is an amazing place for laid-back holidays. The fabulous beaches with the golden sand and crystal waters provide the best place to enjoy a day in the sun. Due to the absolutely relaxing atmosphere, Ikaria island is mostly frequented by free campers and naturists. A drive in the inland will bring you to picturesque villages, large wineries and places on natural beauty. Also did you know that the inhabitants of Ikaria Greece live on average 10 years longer than the rest of Europe? Could be the fresh air, the open door lifestyle, the wine, the mountainous terran that keeps people fit, or even the natural radiation of the granite rocks, but it is a fact.