The majestic island of the Aegean Sea & home of the mythical Ikaros. Ikaria is a place with a rich mythological past, Sandy beaches, running waters, mountains, and lush green hillsides compose the majestic relief of the island. The visitors will find pure nature, wild beauty, stunning mountain landscapes, unspoiled beaches & friendly people. Hiking on the island of Ikaria is not only a wonderful experience but also the reason why a great many choose the island of the myths as their winter or summer holiday destination. Ikaria is famed for its thermal springs, unique in the whole world for its chemical composition. Ikaria is the island where people forget to die. Today, Ikarians are almost entirely free of dementia and some of the chronic diseases and one in three make it to their 90s. A combination of factors explains it, including geography, culture, diet, lifestyle, and outlook. They enjoy strong red wine and a relaxed pace of life that ignores clocks.