Mykonos Elia beach

Information about Elia beach

Elia Mykonos: Elia is a big sandy beach, located 12 kilometers from the capital. Elia is the longest sandy beach of Mykonos, fully organized, offering a wide choice of taverns and bars as well as water sports facilities such as water-skiing, parasailing, and windsurfing.

Elia is the last stop on the caique (traditional fishing boat used as taxi boat) so the beach can be less crowded than others. Lots of nudists come here. It is a quiet beach unlike Paradise, Super Paradise and others. There is a nice view to the left up the hill, enjoy the traditional Cycladic houses.

Mykonos is a very popular and busy island and it is not always easy to find a free sunbed on the many organized beaches. You can now Book your sunbeds online.

Discover the available Tours or get there with your own car rental, starting at 14€ per day.

Tours and activities related to Elia

How to get to Elia beach

There are many different ways to get to Elia from any location on the island.
Airport to Elia: 9.5 km / 5.9 miles | New Port to Elia: 12.5 km / 7.7 miles | Town to Elia: 11.7 km / 7.2 miles

Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Mykonos transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 559 7854, 0030 22890 22400 or book your taxi online.

Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Mykonos with as little as 10 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Elia beach and many other places of interest in Mykonos at their own pace.

Public transfers: In Elia lies the terminal of the bus route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Elia. Note that there are two central bus stations in Mykonos town: Fabrika and Old Port. There are several buses from Fabrika to Elia during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Mykonos airport to Elia: There’s a bus station outside the airport’s main terminal building. The bus route Airport > New Port (approximately every 1.5 hours) takes visitors to Fabrika central station (second stop). From Fabrika, visitors should take another bus to reach Elia, following the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Elia.
From Mykonos new port (in Tourlos) to Elia: The bus station is located at the new port of Mykonos, a 3-minute walk away from the passenger disembarkation area. From there, visitors who have arrived by ferry to Mykonos can take the bus route New Port > Airport (approximately every hour) and get off after 3 stops. From there, visitors need to reach the bus station of Fabrica (15-minute walk). From Fabrika, visitors should take another bus to reach Elia, following the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Elia.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.

Boat: Τhere are small boats that take visitors to Elia from ParadiseOrnos and Platis Gialos.

Things To See And Do In Elia

Activities & Entertainment

Map Of Elia, Mykonos

Hotels in Elia

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Greco Philia, situated on the dramatic cliffs high above Cavo Elia, offers seven beautifully appointed villas and suites equipped with king and queen sized beds, satellite television, and the finest in Myconian styling. We are a luxury resort, located in the largest,and most famous beach in Mykonos, Elia. We have spared no expense in the twenty year creation of this Mediterranean retreat, as reflected in the ultimate quality and luxury of our guest experience. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea and beaches, the cliffs of Mykonos, and the picturesque Mediterranean.

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An excellent piece of Cycladic architecture, a serene and untarnished setting and personal 5-star service, makes G villa your unique Mykonian escape. An ideal location in the Cycladic island of Mykonos.

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Myconian Imperial Resort in Mykonos is set in the south part of the island, in the area of Elia beach. Guests can enjoy unique accommodation at the luxurious rooms or suites that include all kinds of amenities. They can also have a personalized concierge VIP service with yachts, luxury cars and jets. In the complex there are gourmet restaurants and cozy bars. There is also a spa center available for extra relaxation.

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