The large bay of Manganari is one of the most famous in the Cyclades, mainly due to its wonderful beaches . Manganari 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 Beach offers watersports, umbrellas, tavernas - Helena's Villas and Apartments is located here. Manganari 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. .