GUIDE TO MYKONOS, GREECE

Find out everything about your holidays in Mykonos on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do in Mykonos, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos of Mykonos!
Being close to famous Cyclades islands, such as Paros, Naxos and Santorini, Mykonos Greece offers the perfect chance for island hopping using a ferry ride!

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ABOUT MYKONOS GREECE

Mykonos is a top Greece destination, where all the fun happens!

What do holidays in Mykonos mean? Luxurious Mykonos hotels, award-winning restaurants, cosmopolitan vibes, a crazy party scene, amazing Mykonos beaches...We could go on forever! Greece holidays experience goes to another level in this popular gay-friendly destination!

Famous for its minimal Cycladic architecture, Mykonos is full of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. The trademark of the island, though, is the beautiful traditional windmills in front of Little Venice, where you can also enjoy the magical sunset and capture the colorful light washing up the island’s 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 why it’s widely known as the “Ibiza of Greece”! Mykonos holiday is an experience of a lifetime and there’s a whole heap of amazing things to do in Mykonos. Marvel the amazing sunset from Little Venice Mykonos, stroll around the narrow paved streets of Chora, enjoy your stay at the luxurious Mykonos hotels, dance the day away at epic beach parties and swim at the exotic Mykonos beaches. When the sun goes down, join the nightlife scene of the island and party all night long at the legendary Mykonos clubs!
What’s more, Mykonos is the most popular gay-friendly destination in Greece. The island welcomes every year many LGBTQ tourists, who choose Mykonos for their holidays!

Chora, the main town of Mykonos, is where the heart of the island beats! Awarded Mykonos restaurants, designer boutiques, elegant bars, and top clubs, guarantee an unforgettable Greece holidays experience!

And what can we say about Mykonos beaches? They are simply unique! With emerald, azure or deep blue waters, pebbly or sandy, the island has epic beaches for every taste! To name a few, Super Paradise, Paradise, Platis Gialos and Lia are some of the best Mykonos beaches. The best part? You can enjoy lots of water sports activities, such as windsurfing and kitesurfing.

As for the things to do in Mykonos, the options vary! Visit the historical Delos island, do island hopping from Mykonos to Santorini, try water sports, do Mykonos tours and many more!

Mykonos holidays experience will definitely be one to remember!

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HOW TO GET TO MYKONOS?

The most popular way to reach Mykonos is by ferry from Athens but the island can also be reached by plane. You can include Mykonos in an island-hopping itinerary and also reach it with a day tour from neighboring islands like Paros and Naxos.

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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO

Discover the best things do in Mykonos! From sightseeing to activities, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Mykonos holidays experience! You can also view the best things to do by category.

  • Little Venice for the sunset
    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.
  • Visit Delos Sacret islet
    Don't miss this cruise and walking tour to the island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.
  • Swim at Super Paradise beach
    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.
  • Party at Cavo Paradiso
    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.
  • Stroll around Mykonos town
    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.
  • Stay at Cavo tagoo
    Cavo Tagoo is one of the most famous hotels in Mykonos. It offers a combination of modern minimalism and elegant traditional Cycladic elements.
  • Walking & bus tour around Mykonos
    Explore the best of Mykonos by bus, in 4 hours! Little Venice, the windmills, Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, Kalafatis beach and more!
  • Visit the Windmills
    The windmills are the quintessential features of Mykonos landscape. There are plenty of them that have become a part and parcel of Mykonos.
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  • Fine dining at Coo
    The restaurant is located in an extraordinary setting and has grown in popularity with its ambiance, fabulous fare, and high-quality service.
  • Ferry trips to nearby islands
    Enjoy nearby islands like Tinos, Andros, Naxos by ferry for day trips.
  • Party at Paradise beach
    This is one of the most popular beaches. Except from its natural beauty and amenities, the beach bars organize daily parties all day and night long.
  • Buy your Greek Sandals
    Discover one of the most popular sandal shops, highly sought after by both locals and tourists for their unique hand-crafted designs.
  • Yacht Cruise to Rhenia & Delos
    Explore the natural insular archaeological site of Delos and enjoy swimming and snorkeling to a secluded cove off the uninhabited island of Rhenia.
  • Have fun at the beach
    Enjouy endless hours of fun by the sea under the sun with jet skis, tubing, windsurfing and more.
  • Open-air Cinema
    Enjoy the latest movies under the stars at Cine Manto, the open-air cinema of Mykonos!
  • Cocktails at Kastro's
    Kastro's Bar is located in Little Venice. The bar hangs over the sea and its unrivaled setting, as well as its interesting cocktails, has turned it into one of the most popular places on the island.
  • Cook like a local!
    Mykonian Spiti offers cooking workshops in the area of Messaria, where Mykonian ethics and traditions are maintained in the everyday life of its people.
  • Stay at Bill & Coo
    This is a luxury boutique hotel located in the beautiful Megali Ammos Bay and offers a romantic setting, modern design and personalized warm services.
  • Experience scuba diving
    Take a diving excursion with certified divers. The trainers are among the most experienced ones. For them, diving is not only a serious occupation and work but also a way of life.
  • Visit the Louis Vuitton store
    Louis Vuitton has opened its first store in Mykonos town in 2012 and offers the latest prêt-à-porter collections for both men and women.
  • Nammos, the luxurious beach bar
    Nammos beachside establishment, at Psarou beach, is undoubtedly one of the hottest tables in Mykonos (and the Mediteranean) and also the most expensive.
  • Sailing & snorkeling excursion
    This traditional boat departs daily from Kalafatis Beach and cruises towards the famous and unexplored beaches and bays of Mykonos island.
  • Learn how to Kitesurf!
    Kite Mykonos is the first kitesurfing school in Mykonos and it is operated by a Brazilian water sports enthusiast who wants to share his passion for this special sport.
  • Party at Skandinavian Disco
    Skandinavian is among the best-known musical meeting points of the island. It will offer you unforgettable nights...
  • Church of Panagia Paraportiani
    The lovely church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) Paraportiani is among the most photographed churches on the island.
  • Dinner at La Cucina Di Daniele
    La Cucina Di Daniele proposes Italian delicacies with a Mykonian twist of local cheese, herbs and vegetables. It is located in the village of Ano Mera.
  • Elia beach
    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.
  • Wine Tasting at Vioma
    The dry soil, the windy weather and well as the lack of heavy winters, create the ideal climate for the cultivation of vineyards, resulting in wines of supreme taste and quality.
  • Mythical Caprice bar
    Caprice Bar is located in the seafront of Little Venice. While it is a perfect place for coffee and drinks, things are getting more wild during the night.
  • Agios Sostis beach
    Agios Sostis is among the quietest beaches on the island. It is an unspoiled area without any kind of amenities.
  • Mykonos Grand Resort
    Mykonos Grand Hotel is a luxurious hotel offering a peaceful and romantic atmosphere and it is located right on the sandy beach of Agios Ioannis.
  • Meet Petros the Pelican
    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.
  • Dinner at Hippie Fish
    The Hippie Fish Restaurant offers a diverse menu that includes the authentic Mediterranean and Greek cuisines. It is located in front of the beach of Agios Ioannis.
  • Kalafatis beach
    Kalafatis is another beautiful beach on the island and is mostly known for its water sports: scuba diving, windsurfing and more.
  • Archaeological Museum of Delos
    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.
  • Ice Cream at Bon Bon Fait Maison
    Bon Bon Fait Maison offers an imaginative, artisanal line of ice cream, sweets, pancakes daily in-house from premium local ingredients.
  • House of Lena (Folklore Museum)
    Lena's House is a 19th-century middle-class Mykonian house with all its original furnishings: large frames containing splendid prints, tapestries, wood carvings, old mirrors and more.
  • Kalo Livadi beach
    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.
  • Monastery of Panagia Tourliani
    While visiting the village Ano Mera, don't miss the monastery of Panagia Tourliani, built in 1542.
  • Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
    While strolling around town, you must visit this museum offering numerous historical relics and vestiges of the past.
  • Armenistis Lighthouse
    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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