Astra in Mykonos
Looking to party the night away? Mykonos island is one such destination that plays host to a number of parties throughout the year. Located on the much-visited Matoyianni Street in Mykonos, Astra bar is the hangout for the stylish and the classy! Designed in 1986 by jeweler Minas, a famous artist,
Astra opened its doors in July 1987. It is a small building, neighbors a church and is centrally located in the town. Astra has been visited by all and is the kind of place in which one might get to rub shoulders with a supermodel or even a rock star! Live music plays inside where varieties of DJs, mostly from Athens, take over and continue the parties into the wee hours of the morning. The bar is a good mix between a nightclub and a casual lounge. It plays the role of a lazy lounge in the early evenings and turns into a hip club later into the night.
The interiors are elegantly done and lets one enjoy his own space. The ceiling too, is one of a kind and resembles the celestial dome of an observatory. The bar also has an open space where one can go take a break or for some conversation. The bar is owned by Babis Pasaoglou. He is usually seen on the entrance balcony welcoming his guests, and is a music lover himself. One can realize that if he steps into the club late at night, where you will witness music which is hard to find in most places.
It is not as big as most modern nightclubs but definitely serves the purpose of one. The bar offers the most exotic cocktails and has a great selection of drinks. The staff is friendly and will make sure that you are taken care of. One should be there early if looking for a table, as the place gets very crowded later into the night. The Astra bar is an exclusive joint and has a lot of history attached to it. It has a retro feel to it and at the same time is a contemporary nightclub. It attracts people from all walks of life and is the place to visit if one’s looking to socialize and be seen. So, if you are visiting Mykonos and want to be a party in true international style, one should pay a visit to the Astra bar!