Welcome to Ikaria (Icaria), majestic island of the Aegean Sea & home of the mythical Ikaros. Here you will find pure nature, wild beauty, stunning mountain landscapes, unspoiled beaches, therapeutic hot springs & friendly people. Rare amongst the Greek Islands, Ikaria has remained true to herself and to the ways of her people - the Ikarians.
Tourism on Ikaria is relaxed & unimposing for all and reflects an "Ikarian Balance" between nature, freedom, time & development.
See why CNN named Ikaria The Best Greek Island for Nature Lovers. Ikaria is also 1 of only 5 worldwide BlueZones - regions of extraordinary longevity & health.
Ikaria offers something for everyone: remote & cosmopolitan beaches, large choice of accomodations; the famous Ikarian "Panagiria" celebrations with music, dancing, food & Ikarian wine; archeological & religious sites of interest; winery tours; language & cooking classes, Greece adventure travel activities (hiking, cycling, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, yacht charter, jeep/beach safaris) & more..
Bareboat Yacht Charter in Ikaria, Greece is available in the summer from Faros aboard a 13.5m sloop, on a daily or weekly basis. Sail around Ikaria and to the nearby Greek islands of Patmos,Samos, Fourni & beyond. If you are interested in sailing around Greece on a catamaran or bareboat yacht charter after or before your holiday in Ikaria please see the information for yacht charter in Greece.