Hidden Gems for Mykonos

Find great things to do in Mykonos

Mykonos is well known for its beautiful beaches, luxurious resorts, delicious food, epic sunsets and great summer parties. Since it got so trendy in recent years, some call it the “bohemian mecca of Greece”. In our travel guide you will find great things to do in Mykonos.

1. Hidden Gem Mykonos: 180° Sunset Bar

This place is a must for any trip to Mykonos. It is a relaxation lounge spot dedicated exclusively to sunsets. The outdoor bar is perched on a hill allowing for breathtaking panoramic views of Mykonos town, the famous windmills and the harbour. The best way to reach 180° Sunset Bar is on foot — while it’s a bit of a hike uphill from Mykonos town, you’ll be rewarded with delicious cocktails.


180° Sunset Bar / © Instagram: _pedrofkngonzalez

2. Hidden Gem Mykonos: Kalo Livadi Beach

Kalo Livadi is a dream beach. You will find 600m of soft, beige sand, turquoise blue water and lots of space. This place is perfect for getting in the holiday mood and relaxing. Kalo Livadi is located 10km south-east of Mykonos Town and can be reached by public bus or by car. The best part is that the beach is usually less crowded than the rest of the beaches on the south coast.

Kalo Livadi Beach

Kalo Livadi Beach / © Instagram: enzali

3. Hidden Gem Mykonos: Fokos Taverna

The smell of grilled lamb chops, sizzling burgers and grilled calamari rises above Fokos Beach. The food at this long-standing taverna is prepared with so much love and care that it feels like the owners cook it in their private kitchen. The delectable menu features delicacies inspired by traditional Mykonian and Mediterranean cuisine, made with fresh and seasonal ingredients.

Fokos Taverna

Fokos Taverna / © Instagram: mykonos_food_guide

4. Hidden Gem Mykonos: Scorpius Beach Club

Located in between two bays with gorgeous views of Mykonos and a sunset spot, Scorpius is considered to be the trendiest beach spot on the island. This hip addition to the Mykonos island beach club scene offers the ideal combination: beach fun in the sun, laid-back lounging, delicious cocktails, good music and amazing food along with Greek wines. Everything is a bit pricey but it’s still well worth a visit.

Scorpius Beach Club

Scorpius Beach Club / © Instagram: eclaymore

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