Ist Island is home to approximately 200 residents. Its charm lies in the limited traffic, as cars are not permitted on Ist, creating an ideal haven for those seeking a peaceful getaway. The island’s rich fishing waters attract both professional and amateur divers, while it remains a beloved destination for sailors. Surrounded by numerous rocky formations and smaller islets, Ist captivates visitors with its distinctive appearance, evoking images of a butterfly to some and two connected horseshoes to others. The island’s unique character and tranquil ambiance make it a captivating retreat for those in search of a serene escape.