Mykonos beaches are famous all over the world for their golden sand and crystal waters. As this is among the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, most Mykonos beaches are organized with many tourist facilities, from seaside accommodation to beach bars, restaurants, and water sports centers. The best-organized beaches in Mykonos are found on the southern coast, which gets extremely overcrowded during peak season.
Paradise Beach and Super Paradise Beach are famous as the best party beaches in Greece. Beaches on the northern coast of the island are less organized and ideal to enjoy some calm moments. Nudism is frequently practiced there. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Mykonos island.
Except for the beaches, there are also many places for sightseeing. Discover the best things to see in Mykonos.
Guide to 25 beaches
Discover our guide to 25 beautiful Mykonos beaches. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Mykonos. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
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Description: Super Paradise is right next to Paradise beach. Less organized than its neighbouring coast, it is still one of the most popular places on Mykonos.
Description: Paradise is one of the most famous beaches of Mykonos, attracting mostly young crowds for its day and night beach parties.
Description: Elia is one of the longest and most popular beaches of Mykonos. Many umbrellas, sun beds and beach bars dot the coastline.
Description: Lia is a nice beach with soft sand and crystal water. It is located close to Kalafatis and has some loungers on the coast.
Description: Although Kalo Livadi is far from Chora, this is an organized beach with many umbrellas and sun beds.
Description: Platis Gialos is one of the most popular beaches of Mykonos. Well-organized, sandy and clean, Platis Gialos is easy to reach from the capital village.
Location: 6 km south of Chora
Description: One of the most popular beaches on Mykonos, Paraga seems like two beaches, the southern side is calm while the northern side is fully organized.
Description: Psarou is an idyllic and well-organized beach on the southern side of Mykonos. In summer, it attracts many celebrities from Greece or abroad.
Description: Agios Stefanos is a small protected cove in small distance from Chora but far from the busy south of Mykonos, so it remains calm most of the tourist season. With soft sand and crystal water, Agios Stefanos is well-developed with tourism facilities.
Description: Kalafatis is a lovely beach famous for its watersport centres. The soft sand, the crystal water and the light breeze attract many visitors there.
Description: Agia Anna is a small beach in a walking distance from the famous Paraga beach, Mykonos island. It is ideal to get a bit away from the noise of Paraga.
Description: Korfos is a small bay close to Chora, the capital of Mykonos. The area provides small coves with nice view to the sea and some tourist facilities in the surroundings.
Description: Agios Ioannis is one of the most beautiful beaches on Mykonos. Due to its remote location, Agios Ioannis remains very calm even in high season.
Description: Due to its distance from Chora and the most famous beaches of the island, Agios Sostis is one of the calmest resorts on Mykonos.
Description: Panormos is a calm beach resort on the northern side of Mykonos. Peaceful and sandy, Panormos offers a nice alternative for relaxing.
Description: A nice cove between the popular beaches of Elia and Super Paradise, Agrari is lovely with its soft sand and the crystal water.
Description: Divounia is a small coast away from the popular beaches of Mykonos. This is a nice cove to relax and enjoy some privacy.
Description: Due to its long distance from the developed southern beaches, Fokos is secluded and very calm, even in high season. A part of Fokos has turned into a naturist beach.
Description: Ftelia is a very peaceful and uncrowded beach on the north of Ano Mera village. The strong wind that blows there makes this beach ideal for windsurfing.
Description: Glyfadi is a small beach on the south western side of the island, in close distance to Agios Ioannis and Ormos. This small beach is partly sandy and partly pebbled.
Description: One of the few pebbled beaches on Mykonos, Houlakia is a remote cove on the north side of the island. Ideal for total isolation.
Description: Kapari is one of the least organized and busy beaches on Mykonos. It is located in a close distance from Chora but far from the busy beaches of the south.
Description: Ornos is a lovely bay with sand and clean water. As it is close to Chora, it gets popular. Tourist facilities are well-developed there.
Description: Megali Ammos is a beautiful, sandy beach in a walking distance from Chora, therefore it gets pretty busy in summer.
Description: Agios Lazaros is a small beach resort close to the most famous beaches of Mykonos, Platys Gialos, Psarou, Paraga and Ornos.