Mykonos Platis Gialos beach

Information about Platis Gialos beach

Platis Gialos Mykonos: Platis Yialos is one of the most popular beaches of the island, filling with thousands of people during summer time attracted by the golden sand and the wonderful turquoise crystalline waters. Platis Gialos is a fully organized beach, with many hotels lined in front of the beach. Here many people walk straight down to the beach from their rooms.

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Quite a nice, long beach, offering sunbeds, umbrellas, water sports facilities, and many restaurants and bars. You can enjoy a drink on the beach on loungers with seats and tables. It is reachable by local bus leaving every half an hour from the capital. From Platis Gialos, regular taxi-boats go to the beaches of the southern coast which are Paranga, Agrari, Elia, Paradise and Super Paradise.

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How to get to Platis Gialos beach

There are many different ways to get to Platis Gialos from any location on the island.
Airport to Platis Gialos: 3 km / 1.8 miles | New Port to Platis Gialos: 7.5 km / 4.6 miles | Town to Platis Gialos: 5 km / 3.1 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 Platis Gialos and many other places of interest in Mykonos at their own pace.

Public transfers: In Platis Gialos lies the terminal of the bus route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos. Note that there are two central bus stations in Mykonos town: Fabrika and Old Port. There are several buses from Fabrika to Platis Gialos during the day. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
From Mykonos airport to Platis Gialos: 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 Platis Gialos, following the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos.
From Mykonos new port (in Tourlos) to Platis Gialos: 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 Platis Gialos, following the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos.
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.

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Reviews of Platis Gialos, Mykonos

1 Review
  • dina_f 24 Oct 2006
    Leave it as it is
    Nationality: Deutsch

    Age: 62

    Date: 11/05/2006

    How did you get to the beach: Public transportation

    Location of accommodation: Mykonos city

    How much time did it take you to get to the beach: 10 minutes

    -What is the condition of the roads on the way to the beach: Could be better

    -If you did use public transportation did you have to wait a long time for the bus? No

    -Was the trip to the beach enjoyable: Yes

    -Did the road to the beach have enough signs to guide you to it: I used a map

    -Reasons for going to Plati Yialos beach: It was recommended and I want to see the others

    -Describe the beach: Sandy cove, clear waters, beautiful surroundings, fully organized with sun beds and umbrella rentals, calm, clean, some vegetation

    -What amenities was the beach close to: You find everything around here

    - Did it meet your expectations: No Rate: N/A

    - Favorite thing about the beach: The calmness in May

    - Is there anything that you don’t like about the beach or things that should be done by the authorities to ameliorate it or something missing: Can’t tell, it’s the first time here

    - Any recommendations/tips for future visitors: Leave it as it is