Agios Ioannis, (Greek: Άγιος Ιωάννης), is a village that is part of the municipality of Mouresi. It is in the eastern part of Magnesia in the prefecture of the same name in Greece. It sits on the coast of the Pelio mountains. Agios Ioannis is located southeast of Horefto, north of Mylopotamos beach and about 55 km east of the city of Volos (Magnesia's capital). Agios Ioannis is linked with the road linking with Tsagkarada and near Zagora. It stretches from north to south.
By bus from Volos Interurban Bus Terminal ("Yperastiko KTEL") (KTEL Volou ).
Agios Ioannis has 3 main beaches:
- The main beach in front of the village
- Papa Nero, to the south
- Plaka, to the north
- Kentavros, (At the main seaside road). Great place for eating traditional Greek meat specialties like gyros, kontosouvli and souvlaki. edit
- Galeos, (Near the end of the seaside road). For fish and sea food. edit
The tap water is drinkable and restaurants will serve glasses of ice water upon request. Local drinks include Mythos (beer) and Ouzo.
- Irida Studios, (Agios Ioannis), . Irida Studios is located 150 m from the beach of Agios Ioannis, at a higher level of the village, and welcomes visitors of Pelion since 1989. The accommodation consists of 8 studios in fresh, bright colours, offering a pleasant stay in a friendly family environment. edit
- Kentikon Bungalows, (30m from the beah and seaside road, behind tavern named kyma). Great place to stay. Friendly staff and superb location. Very good homemade breakfast. 75 - 100 Euros for a two bed room. edit
- Papa Nero, Agios Ioannis, ☎ +302426031319 (fax: "-"url="http://www.hit360.com/erato/"). by the Papa Nero beach edit
Agios Ioannis is a generally safe destination.
- The summer sun tends to get very strong. You should not take the risk of dehydration, sunburns or even heat strokes lightly. Wear appropriate clothes, maybe with a hat and sunglasses; use sunscreen; bring enough water on excursions and know when to stop exhausting yourself and seek the shade of a tree.