TRAVEL GUIDE TO MYKONOS
What do holidays in Mykonos mean? Luxurious hotels, award-winning restaurants, cosmopolitan vibes, designer boutiques, elegant bars, a crazy party scene, amazing waters... We could go on forever!
Find out everything about your holidays in Mykonos Greece in our travel guide! Discover the things to do, exciting tours & activities, sights, crystal clear shores, the best hotels, restaurants, and nightclubs, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos! Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime?
Mykonos is easily reachable by plane and by ferry. It boasts an international airport and receives flights from Athens and many other European cities. The island also has daily ferry routes from the ports of Piraeus and Rafina in Athens but also from other islands.
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ABOUT MYKONOS GREECE
Mykonos is the Greek destination where all the fun happens!
Famous for its minimal Cycladic architecture, Mykonos is full of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches.
The island's trademark is the beautiful traditional windmills in front of Little Venice, where one can enjoy the magical sunset and capture the colorful light washing up the Chora (main town). Pure bliss!
Located in the center of the Cyclades island group, Mykonos is one of the most famous Greek islands for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and vivid nightlife!
No wonder it’s widely known as the Ibiza of Greece!
Your holiday there will be an experience of a lifetime and there’s a whole heap of amazing things to do. Marvel the enchanting sunset from Little Venice, stroll around the narrow paved streets of Chora, enjoy your stay at the luxurious hotels, dance the day away at epic beach parties, and swim at the exotic beaches. When the sun goes down, join the nightlife scene of the island and party all night long at the legendary dancing clubs!
Moreover, it comprises the most popular LGBTQ+ destination in Greece.
Chora, the main town, is the entertainment hub of the island! Awarded restaurants, designer boutiques, elegant bars, and top clubs guarantee an unforgettable holiday experience in Greece!
And what can we say about the beaches? They are simply unique! Buzzy or secluded, pebbly or sandy, featuring emerald, azure, or deep blue waters, the island has epic beaches for every taste! To name a few, Super Paradise, Paradise, Platis Gialos, and Lia are some of the most preferred beaches. The best part? You can enjoy lots of water sports activities, such as kitesurfing.
As for the things to do, the options vary! Visit the historical Delos island, island hop to Santorini, participate in tours, and many more activities!
Your vacation experience in Mykonos will definitely be one to remember!
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HOTELS & ACCOMMODATIONS
Being one of the top luxury destinations in Greece, the island of Mykonos will not fail to amaze you!
The locals take hospitality very seriously. Over the years, the island has created a very positive reputation regarding tourist infrastructure. Numerous accommodation facilities are available, combining modern architecture with the timeless and lovely Cycladic style that has made the island so popular. Most lie at seafront locations, in Chora (the main town), but several lodgings are located in more remote places, too.
Your options are limitless: luxury hotels, seaside resorts, and posh villas designed with attention to detail are some options, while family-friendly suites and budget hotels are available to accommodate everyone's needs.
HOW TO GET THERE & MOVE AROUND?
Mykonos is one of the most popular destinations in Greece and boats both an international airport and a port. It is therefore accessible via plane from Athens and many international airports but also by ferry from Athens (Piraeus & Rafina ports) and numerous islands of the Aegean (Santorini, Paros, Naxos, and more).
You can also reach it with a day tour from neighboring islands like Paros and Naxos.
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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST OF MYKONOS
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Little Venice is the most picturesque quarter of the main town. This is a wonderful spot to enjoy the sunset and have a drink or coffee at the many bars along the waterfront.
Don't miss this cruise and walking tour to the island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.
Located on the southern side, Super Paradise is the most beautiful beach on the island. It has exotic waters, soft sand and some beach bars along the coast.
Cavo Paradiso is one of the hottest party destinations, not just on the Greek island, but around the world. It hosts the best of parties.
Chora, the mail town of the island, distinguishes for its Cycladic architecture: walk through the narrow paved paths, see the sugar houses and the traditional windmills.
The windmills are the quintessential features of Mykonos landscape. There are plenty of them that have become a part and parcel of Mykonos.
Explore the best of Mykonos by bus, in 4 hours! Little Venice, the windmills, Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, Kalafatis beach and more!
Enjouy endless hours of fun by the sea under the sun with jet skis, tubing, windsurfing and more.
The lovely church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) Paraportiani is among the most photographed churches on the island.
The large beach of Elia has amazing waters and soft sand. Due to its size, it is ideal for visitors looking for privacy and others looking for beach parties.
Agios Sostis is among the quietest beaches on the island. It is an unspoiled area without any kind of amenities.
The Pelican called Petros (Peter) is an integral part of the island of Mykonos and rightfully it has become the mascot of the island. You can get a glimpse of the cute creature as it strolls leisurely in own unhurried pace through the city's many alleyways.
Kalafatis is another beautiful beach on the island and is mostly known for its water sports: scuba diving, windsurfing and more.
While on a tour to Delos island, you will have the chance to visit the Archaeological Museum of Delos with a collection of rare historical statues and articfatcs.
Kalo Livadi is one of the longest beaches in Mykonos. It is well-organized with many umbrellas and sundecks and offers shallow and clean waters and a quiet atmosphere.
While visiting the village Ano Mera, don't miss the monastery of Panagia Tourliani, built in 1542.
While strolling around town, you must visit this museum offering numerous historical relics and vestiges of the past.
This old lighthouse stands like a sentinel over the Armenistis area and stands as mute testimony to the rich maritime past of Mykonos.
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