Ios Mylopotas beach

General information

Ideally located only 2 km away from the main village of Ios (Chora), the beach of Mylopotas in Ios is one of the most visited and crowded shores on the island; a stunning sandy bay with turquoise waters awarded with a Blue Flag. Mylopotas consists of two parts - an organized area equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas and an unexploited area where you can lie under the warm sun and spend carefree moments. Its crystal clear waters are not only offered for swimming but also a wide series of adventurous watersports like scuba diving or windsurfing. The beach is listed among the most beautiful beaches in Greece.

Most of the visitors arrive in Mylopotas after midday, so, if you are a nature lover who seeks tranquillity and relaxation, then you should visit the beach during the early morning hours to fully enjoy its pure, unique beauty and translucent waters.
As for party lovers and adventure seekers, this is your promised land! With several cafes, restaurants and beach bars on site, you will have numerous options to match your taste. Note that the beach bars in Mylopotas host A-list DJs and throw the most legendary parties!

To arrive in Mylopotas you can easily walk down the hill for 20 minutes or take the bus from the capital of Ios (Chora).

Book your sunbed at Mylopotas Beach! Ios can get very busy in the summertime and finding a free sunbed may be a challenge during the high season!
→ Book your sunbeds online

Hotels in Mylopotas

We have made a selection of the best hotels in Mylopotas.
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Deep Blue

2 keys

The Deep Blue Rooms is a traditional, family-run complex located right on Mylopotas Beach. The complex offers barbeque facilities, transportation to and from the port, and a parking lot for guests, and it is located close to shops, bars and restaurants in the area, as well as a bus stop. The complex ...

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Hide Out

4 keys

Hide Out Suites is a set of suite rooms and villas with luxurious interior designs, comfortable beds, deluxe private pools, a shared wellness center, and views of the beach and the Aegean.

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Far Out Spa

3 stars

Far Out Hotel and Spa is a three-star hotel offering rooms with all necessities. A deluxe spa with jacuzzis, a shared swimming pool, a breakfast spot, and cozy porches with seaside views are all parts of the premises, too.


Things to See & Do in Mylopotas

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1 Review
  • ciarraikelly268 15 Feb 2015
    Wonderful for family or group of friends
    Harmony is such a stunning restaurant, placed up on a cliff overlooking the beach, sunsets here are just beautiful. They have an excellent selection of Mexican cuisine, the fajitas being a personal favourite! And the best sangria on the island! The food is fantastic and priced fairly but its the atmosphere that really makes you want to come back every night. With live music and a chilled vibe you will never want to leave the place!