Pronounced Ayios Ioannis, this hamlet can be reached by taking a fork off the road from Vathy to Stavros, in Lefki. The houses of Agios Ioannis are spread across the whole stretch of land which leads to, amongst others, the sensational white pebble beach of Aspros Gialos. This popular bathing beach is an especially beautiful and peaceful place to be in the late afternoon and the early evening as the sun sets to the west.
Amongst the houses of Agios Ioannis you will come across the Ulysses Olive Tree. This miracle of nature is an ancient tree with a trunk of 18 metres perimeter!! A visit to the small church of Agios Dionysios is also recommended with a view to admiring the icon to the named Saint which is an excellent example of Ionian School of Art . From Agios Ioannis, you can follow any of a number of pathways which lead to quiet and magical places to swim and to enjoy the crystal clear waters. As you approach the hamlet, the paths lead, down to your right, to the largest of these small beaches—Myrtera, Fokotrypa, Koutoupi. Once past the built-up area, another path will lead swimmers to Vrysi.