The large bay of Manganari is one of the most famous in the Cyclades, mainly due to its wonderful beaches . Manganari beach is a complex of a large and five small idyllic beaches with shallow transparent turquoise waters and soft golden sand in and out of the sea. A paradise on earth, this place maintains its exotic character. The Long Manganari Beach offers watersports, umbrellas, tavernas - Helena's Villas and Apartments is located here. Manganari beach is 23 km from Ios port and is one of the most popular anchorages in the Cyclades, because it is protected from the Meltemi north wind.There are bus and taxi connections from the Port, from Hora and from Mylopotas. Beautiful Manganari Bay in south-east Ios with its five excellent beaches, turquoise waters, hilly and rugged landscapes, golden fields, ancient olive trees and deep blue Cycladic sky offers visitors both tranquility and adventure. Without the commercial influence of a port or town, nature’s offering abound. Scenic views are reached via well-trodden simple paths, amazing nearby bays wait to be discovered either by boat, car or on foot and with two watersports centers inside Manganari, there’s never a dull moment. Elenas Apartments and Villas together with AntonIos Restaurant offer comfort and atmosphere with a notable welcoming touch. Newlyweds will appreciate the intimacy, the sports minded will love the challenges, families will appreciate the freedom and variety of possibilities. Contact us for more details. .