Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Nature
Calilo - Adult Playground On Ios IslandCalilo  

Ios, famous for attracting the affluent youth of European countries and for its vibrant nightlife, has something new to show off. A retreat that's so hidden from all the commercial noise, it has its own helipad and boat port in case you would find the road leading there lengthy. However, the 30-minute drive from the main village, Chora, and the port is brilliantly beautiful.

The retreat lies on its own beach in a picturesque environment surrounded by 1,000 acres of dramatic hillsides of yellow rock and ancient olive-dotted landscape. Calilo's distinctive style was designed by the owners and carved from native stone. The facade is dominated by the custom-made curvy edges of pools and high-ceiling verandas.

Across Calilo's premises, you'll see unique artworks and installations and the signature hanging furniture. Cocoon chairs are hanging above the outdoor pools elegantly held by pieces of handcrafted tree trunks. Some suites have oversized swings to fit two people – perfect for romantic shots – and some even have beds hanging above private pools overlooking the Aegean Sea. Can life get any better than this?!

Calilo's 30 suites are, of course, uniquely designed too. Their walls and ceilings are decorated with 72,000 mosaics (per room!) made from locally sourced marble. On top of that, most rooms are equipped with a private pool or even multiple pond pools with gentle artificial waterfalls - if your budget allows. Panoramic views of the bay or direct access to the beach? It's up to you.

Food is served all day to your room if you prefer to eat beautifully chopped exotic fruits by your private pool. Don't worry if your room doesn't include a private pool, as you can book a place by the rock pools and have the butler bring you a set of Greek tapas, mezze platters, and cocktails. Besides, the retreat's restaurant offers a variety of traditional Greek dishes and contemporary European cuisine made from the freshest ingredients from their organic kitchen garden.

If you are heading to explore the island's charming Greek architecture and gorgeous hidden beaches, the super friendly staff will help you with information. Or how about you take one of Calilo's boats and embark on a journey to scout around the natural beauty and beaches of the Cyclades?

Calilo Retreat Outdoor Pools From Above

Uniquely shaped pools and private terraces

Calilo Retreat's Uniquely Shaped Pools And Private Terraces
Calilo Retreat On The Island Of Ios, Greece
Calilo Pool Bridge

Mosaics and handcrafted art installations

Calilo Mosaics and handcrafted art installations
Calilo open-space dining by the pools
Calilo's colorful communal spaces

Echoes of Happiness - Two-bedroom suite for four

Calilo Suite - Echoes of Happiness - Two-bedroom suite for four
Echoes of Happiness Suite

On the Beach Suite

Calilo Retreat On the Beach Suite - Food basket by the pool
On the Beach Suite Pools
On the Beach Suite Pool

The Calilo Suite

The Calilo Suite

Afterglow Cave Pond Suite

Afterglow Cave Pond Suite

Heart-shaped rock pool

Calilo heart-shaped rock pool & hanging bed
Heart-shaped rock pool

Blue & You Suite

Calilo Blue & You Suite
Blue & You Suite Pool At Night
Blue & You Suite Terrace Night View
Calilo Pool Panorama On The Aegean Sea
Calilo Pool View
Calilo Private Pool Beach View
Calilo Swing
Calilo Swing With A Model At Sunset
Calilo Cocoon Chairs Above The Pool
Calilo Romantic Dining On The Beach
Papas Beach, Ios Island 840 01, Greece
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