Dreamy beaches, Cycladic architecture, intense nightlife. The island destination for the international jet set will get you with its beauties.
You have heard this name even if you haven’t come to the most famous Aegean island. Mykonos is one of the most popular and favorite destinations in Greece and around the world. Glamorous and cosmopolitan, it has been a magnet since the 1960s to today’s VIPs all over the globe.
Not by accident, it is voted in the top places of the best vacation destinations: great beaches, award-winning restaurants, endless mythical parties, expensive yachts, dreamy villas, beautiful people, and 5-star beach services. Mykonos will seduce you. But above all, it will set you free. Under the unique light that is shared with its neighboring Delos, a special journey begins. Here you will be transformed and, as soon as you catch the vibe, you will fall in love with life.
Staying at the most luxury villas
On your holidays in Mykonos, your wishes will come true. A luxury destination that has it all: luxurious villas and suites with private pools overlooking the Aegean Sea, award-winning design, high-quality concierge services, gourmet dinners on dreamy terraces by the pool, on yachts, on private piers. Mykonos can even surprise those used in luxurious life. Here, hospitality becomes a state of the art.
Mykonos Luxury Villas are almost everywhere on the island. A big number of them are located near Chora or around the most idyllic beaches. You can choose your villa in Mykonos from a big variety of styles, the number of bedrooms, facilities, and locations.
Eat at gourmet high-class restaurants
In Mykonos, gourmet delicacies with Cyclades’ aroma will satisfy even the most demanding guests. Famous chefs, fresh ingredients, recipes from all over the world, signature dishes worth photographing, luxurious environment, excellent service, and rare wines make fine dining an amazing experience.
Some of the most popular gourmet restaurants on the island are:
- Bill & Coo’s Gourmet Restaurant with tables next to the pool, overlooking the endless blue of the Aegean Sea
- If you are a fan of Japanese food, Matsuhisa is your place, located on the lovely terrace of the Belvedere Hotel
- You will find Kiku within Cavo Tagoo Hotel facilities, open for lunch and dinner
- Right by the sea, on the island’s most cosmopolitan beach (Psarou), Nammos is a whole – gastronomic but not only – experience
- At Gola, the Michelin-starred executive chef Fabio Baldassare creates high-quality dishes based on authentic Italian recipes and made with ingredients brought from his home country
Visit the best beaches on the island
Mykonos is full of beautiful, sandy beaches and you probably will not have the time to visit them all. You can choose which ones to visit according to your likes and dislikes. For example, if you prefer a vibrant atmosphere with a lot of sun loungers, umbrellas and facilities, you should visit the southern party beaches: Paradise, Super Paradise, Psarou, and Paranga.
If you are visiting Mykonos with your family and young kids, you should probably choose the big organized beaches with calm, shallow waters such as Agios Ioannis, Kalafatis, Ornos or Platys Gialos. Most of them have water sports and water games services so that you can spend many hours playing with your children.
For naturists and nudists, Mykonos has some nudism friendly beaches too: Fokos, Paradise, and Elia.
If you prefer more secluded and virgin beaches you should visit Houlakia, Kapari, Ftelia, Merchia or Mirsini beach. They have no umbrellas or restaurants so you will need to get well prepared and take everything you will need with you.
Shop until you drop
With shops open after midnight and all the successful brands at your disposal, Mykonos has always stood out for offering its visitors a huge variety of shopping options, covering every need and taste. In Mykonos, you can find everything!
Apart from the famous clothes designers’ stores, you will also find impressive pieces of jewelry, accessories, bags, and shoes. Look out for some unique handmade pieces, either made by locals or brought from faraway places.
Don’t forget to visit some of the many galleries of the island – they hold small treasures you can buy and take back home.