Mykonos

Travel Guide
Mykonos which includes a beach and a coastal town

For warm days on beautiful Aegean beaches and lively nights in bars and clubs, this island in the Cyclades is the perfect spot.

Mykonos is a popular destination in the circular cluster of Greek islands known as the Cyclades. Visit Mykonos to enjoy sun and nightlife, creating a vacation with relaxing days and exciting evenings.

You’ll find plenty of variety among the island’s dozens of beaches. Paradise Beach on the southern side has a party atmosphere. If it’s too crowded, go to nearby Psarou, Paraga Beach or Platys Gialos Beach. Visit Agios Stefanos to view huge cruise ships in the Mykonos Town port. Agia Anna Beach in Kalafatis on the eastern side is a less busy setting and generally has good conditions for windsurfing.

Much of the nightlife in Mykonos centers on bars and restaurants near the beaches. Watch the sun set from a spot in the Little Venice neighborhood of Mykonos Town and stay for a seafood dinner, cocktails, music and reveling with old or new friends. Some of the island’s best gay bars are here. Head south to Ornos, Paraga, Paradise Beach and Super Paradise Beach for beach bars, dance clubs and parties.

For a quieter activity, sign up for a cooking class to learn how to prepare foods with the healthy Mediterranean diet of olives, legumes, seafood, orzo and fresh fruits and vegetables. Many events are held in private homes or on farms near Mykonos Town.

Also in the town are numerous museums. Learn about folk history at 19th-century Lena’s House and nautical tradition at the Aegean Maritime Museum. See the working Boni Windmill nearby.

Take a ferry to nearby Delos, considered a sacred place, which abounds in history from the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods. Wander around this UNESCO World Heritage Site, said to be the birthplace of the gods Apollo and Artemis.

Fly to Mykonos from Athens or other select spots in Europe or travel by ferry from Piraeus Port in Athens. For a truly relaxing vacation, consider a more leisurely journey between islands on a sailboat.

Where to stay in Mykonos

Mykonos Beach Hotel
Mykonos Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
Megali Ammos, Mykonos, Mykonos Island
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The price is CA $83 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 12
Nestled on the beach, this Mykonos hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Aegean Islands and Windmills of Mykonos. Mykonos Old Port and Ornos Beach are also within ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (318 reviews)
"Excellent Location and views."

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2021

Mykonos Beach Hotel
Semeli Hotel
Semeli Hotel
5 out of 5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos, Mykonos Island
Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Aegean Islands and Windmills of Mykonos. Mykonos Old Port and Ornos Beach are also within ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (340 reviews)
"What a glorious hotel. Such friendly staff. Amazing views. What a great week."

Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2021

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Amazon Mykonos Resort & Spa
Amazon Mykonos Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Agios Ioannis, Mykonos, Mykonos Island
Nestled on the beach, this Mykonos hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ornos Beach, Windmills of Mykonos, and Psarou Beach. Platis Gialos Beach and Mykonos Old Port ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
"My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon and we were blown away by every aspect of this hotel. The service is so persistent and on point. Every location was clean and welcoming. The service desk was available 24/7 to answer questions and when something was needed staff was at the door in an ..."

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2021

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Seacode Villas
Seacode Villas
4.5 out of 5
Agia Anna Paraga - Platis Yalos, Mykonos, Mykonos Island
The price is CA $319 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 29
Situated near the beach, this luxury villa is within 2 mi (3 km) of Aegean Islands, Platis Gialos Beach, and Paradise Beach. Psarou Beach and Ornos Beach are ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"I will like to say it was an amazing time at this villa. The pictures are true reflection of this property. It was safe and breathtaking. I will recommend for families."

Reviewed on Dec. 3, 2019

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Little Venice Suites
Little Venice Suites
4 out of 5
Little Venice, Mykonos Town, Mykonos, South Aegean
Located in the heart of Mykonos, this apartment building is steps from Aegean Islands and Windmills of Mykonos. Mykonos Old Port and Ornos Beach are also within ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (142 reviews)
terrific location
"wonderful staff"

Reviewed on Nov. 17, 2021

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Niriides Luxury Homes
Niriides Luxury Homes
3 out of 5
Elia, Mykonos, Mykonos Island
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Aegean Islands and Elia Beach. Agrari Beach and Monastery of Panagia Tourliani are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (104 reviews)
"Stunning views. We definitely appreciated the car we hired. Little oasis in the midst of some lively beaches and towns. Great communication with hotel prior to arrival."

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2021

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