Heliolithos Blue Bay
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... Picture him looking for his phone and then going through his phone to find the right pictures to show us all while driving!!! Yikes. I was never happier to arrive at our destination. Our own little odyssey.
We arrived at our hotel in the town of Aliki. We chose that place because it was the town closest to the kite site in Pounta. Our room has a balcony with a view of the ocean and just outside our room is a nice little covered patio with a grill. ...
... would be dangerous with people going back into the ocean and drunks on tables. It was amusing watching bikini'ed people getting messy. We decided not to go to town and walked the road home stopping on the way to buy gyros (a pitta bread wrap) from a restaurant and eat it on our balcony where we sat for sometime until we cooled down ( we sat naked on our balcony to help us cool down) and felt tired enough to go straight to asleep about midnight. For Craig at least he ...
... town we caught the bus to Paradise Beach. From the bus trips and simply looking from any vantage point confirmed yesterday's impression, this place is a rock strewn desert but as we'd discover has beautiful sandy beaches, lovely coloured and clear water, and very safe - no waves at all unless a large boat creates a wake. Paradise beach like all others is packed with sun chairs and umbrellas - we hired a set for 15 euro for the day. So we settled in for a day of ...
... All the clubs in Ios are quite small but because there are so many its not a problem. Also because they are all in walking distance you find yourself going to about 6 different clubs each night. Girls get free entry so that was handy…sorry boys haha. The first night was crazy but we loved every minute of it. Basically the rest of the week we did the same thing everyday….wake up around midday, recover by the pool or on the beach, have a feed then ...
... br> closed...we thought the hotel man was right until we realised it was siesta
We ended up at Hotel Madaky, a quirky place decorated with seaside memorabilia
- wooden seagulls hung from the ceiling and the bathrooms looked like you were
entering a submarine (not sure that was the intention though?)!
Exploring the island I realised that this must be the most windy place I have
ever been. After half ...