Aria Monte is nestled in the north side of Ikaria, in the area Raches, which consists of the villages Christos, Agios Polycarpos, Karydies, Kastanies and Prophitis Ilias. Just 1km away from the villas lies Christos – the so called village that never sleeps. It is the central village of Raches and the 3rd largest place in Ikaria, after Evdilos and Agios Kyrikos. There you can find traditional cafes, bars, taverns and markets, as well as workshops with local products of food and art. Every 6th of August the heart of the island beats in Christos, in one of the most famous fairs organized there in honour of Jesus Christ.
The island’ s most beautiful long and sandy beaches Livadi and Mesakti as well as the picturesque village Armenistis are 7km from the villas.
Evdilos port is 18km away and Agios Kyrikos port and airport are 53 km away.
To get the most from your vacation in this captivating island, it is recommended that you hire a rental car or a motorcycle.