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February 2018From the 1st to the 4th of February, Yannis and I went to Brussels to represent Ios at the "Salon des Vacances". 


January 2018 - A new video by Kenza Sadoun El Glaoui, a well known blogger and Lifestyle Influencer has been uploaded to Instagram, Youtube and Kenza's blog "La Revue de Kenza"

December 2017 - An account of the year that is about to finish. 2017 was a landmark year for us. There was a lot to celebrate and to be thankful for. My 60th Birthday, Panagiotis' 30th Birthday and our 35th wedding anniversary!!!!! WHAT a wonderful year it has been!!!!!
November 2017 - A lifestyle bloger Mardi Ellen has written a beautiful article in her blog "Collectively ME" about Ios and On The Rocks, following a stay with her family in September 2017.
From the 6th to the 8th of November, our son Nicholas was helping at the South Aegean stand at the WTM in London promoting Ios.
October 2017- Landscape part 3!!!

We have created a rockery between "The Main House" and the "Helipad" and a beautiful "Stairway To Heaven" leading to a restored Threshing Floor with breathtaking views.


April 2017 - The first "On The Rocks" Newsletter has been sent out!!!!


October 2016 - The landscape  of "The Main House" has been designed and planting of trees, shrubs and flowers has almost been completed.


June 2016 - The swimming pool at "On The Rocks Main House" is ready!!!!!


January 2016 - "The Retreat" our new addition to "On The Rocks" is ready!!!

A cozy one bedroom stone built house ideal for a couple looking for comfort, style and privacy. 


November 2015 - Lucy Dodsworth wrote a lovely article on her blog "On The Luce" about visiting Ios off season. 


October 2015 - "On The Rocks" Main House is ready for next season!!!! 

Our newly renovated 5 bedroom luxury villa is ready to be added to our portfolio for summer 2016. Have a look at the new photos added in the Photo Gallery. 


"On The Rocks" has been reviewed by a well known British blogger, Lucy Dodsworth on her blog On The Luce


April 2014 - Easter in Ios was as always BEAUTIFUL!!!! We were joined by friends and we tried out our new BBQ and wood oven. The lamb, kokoretsi and frigadelia were DELICIOUS!!!


March 2014 - From the 7th to the 9th of March "On The Rocks" was at ITB Berlin, the Tourism Exhibition, representing Ios. We were sharing a great stand together with Sikinos, Folegandros and Anafi.

There was a lot of interest expressed for Greece by the visitors and we had hundreds of people visiting our stand and asking for information about Ios. 


February 2014 - For the first time this year we were in Ios for 10 days in February getting started with the second phase of "On The Rocks".

Work is progressing well. Our two architects, Evi and Theoni, came up with some very imaginative ideas for our stage two expansion that will double our capacity and will be ready for summer 2015.

The additional bonus was the fantastic weather...... the island was green, the sun was shining and anemones were out.


January 2014 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

It is the 3rd January and we have reached our next milestone!!!! Our web page exceeded 2000 likes!!


December 2013 - "On The Rocks" stationary is ready!! Postcards, leaflets, businness card etc. 

"On The Rocks" Christmas cards have been sent.


November 2013 - We have revamped our website and updated our Facebook. 

We are now on "Tripadvisor", "Flipkey",  "Sunny Rentals" and "Owners Direct"

We have reached our first milestone!!!!! Over 1000 likes on Facebook!!!!!


8th October 2013 - What a Glorious day today!!! Sunny and beautiful. My ankle is healing well, but not quite there yet :-(


4th October 2013 - It's chilly today :-( and my foot still in cast. 


16th September 2013 - Emmanuela missed a step, fell down the stairs and broke her ankle :-(


13th September 2013 Dimitris and Popi arrived today.


8th September 2013 - George Rossidis our artist photographer friend came. He took lovely pictures of Ios and of "On The Rocks" that you can see at the slide shows.


1rst September 2013 - Elena with children and friends came. Feng shui is improving!!!


19th August 2013 - Mariola and David with family arrived today. Cards are out.


15th August 2013 - Panayotis' name day. We had a BBQ, it was a great evening with Telis, Gina, Panny, Nick, Nadia, Spyro, Demos, Lena, Kostoulis and Nathalie.

We tasted some excellent Greek wine that Lena brought us.


11th August 2013 Our wedding anniversary. Nadia and Spyros are coming. Dinner at Liostasi. 


7th August 2013 - Nektarios made a fantastic BBQ for all of us. We had a great time sharing stories and jokes. Excellent evening!!!!


3rd August 2013 - Petrou family is coming today. 


30th July 2013 - Simon, Soraya, Lara and Leila arrived today. 


23rd July 2013 - Back to Ios with Cousin and Kleopatra. Tomorrow Yorgos, Tina, Maria and Sophoula arrive. 


13th July 2013 - Back to the UK for Nick's graduation!!!


1rst July 2013 - Our first guests arrived!!!! The Xydeas and Powell families


30th June 2013 - Hurray!!!!! The houses are READY!!!!!


20th April 2013 - Just got back from Ios. The houses are almost ready. Kitchens installed, final lick of paint inside, furniture starting to go in, garden tidied and the pergolas ordered.


We thought you might like to do some sightseeing during your stay in Ios. There are a number of places to visit such as the archaeological museum, located in the town hall, Homer's tomb, in Plakoto and the prehistoric settlelment of Skarkos. There are also some beautiful windmills and numerous churches such as Gremiotissa and Agia Irine. Another place worth visiting is Palaiokastro from where the views are breathtaking.

Sorry at the moment the link is only in Greek. 


26th March 2013 - We are going to be in Ios next week looking forward to it. We are going to be finishing off the pool and decorating the inside. Almost there!


25th March 2013 - This summer we will have a test season with friends and family.We expect some help, a few ideas and advice.


24th March 2013 - Site is up and running. Still learning the ropes on here so bare with us!

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