Popular Accommodations in Mykonos
Highlights in Mykonos
- Sunny region
- Beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear water
- Numerous restaurants and cafés
- Active nightlife for night owls
Most popular in Mykonos
Location and orientation
The island of Mykonos is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea which is part of the Cyclades group. Mykonos is characterised by beautiful beaches and is a popular holiday destination for countless tourists - and has been since the 1950s, when international celebrities such as Liz Taylor discovered the Greek island for themselves. Fashion designers and designers also settled on Mykonos, which is why there are more boutiques and exclusive shops on the Greek island than on other Greek islands.Not only the holiday destination of the high society
Since the 1960s, Mykonos has not only been a holiday destination for celebrities, but since then everyone has enjoyed a holiday on the island. Mykonos is not without reason called the "sun island" and so the name reveals that the tourists on the island in the Aegean Sea expects one thing above all: sun. The sunny island invites you to take long sunbaths on the golden sandy beaches and cool down in the crystal clear water.
Travelers and Activities
The coastal landscape of Mykonos is characterized by snow-white houses that line up along the azure blue sea. This scenery is one of the most photographed places. This typically Greek type of house architecture is also known as Cycladic architecture and is characteristic of the Greek island. Some of the vacation rentals and apartments on Mykonos are built in the typical Cycladic style and guarantee a very special living experience.The nightlife of Mykonos
Many tourists come to Mykonos mainly because of the lively nightlife. When the sun sinks behind the sea on the horizon, the fun continues on the island. Especially in Chora, the largest city on Mykonos, night owls and party lions move from club to club in search of fun. On the Greek island the tourists will find exactly that: In the small alleys and streets, clubs and bars are lined up to inspire young and old alike. Those who want to be close to the events and the nightlife will spend their holidays in one of the holiday houses and apartments in Chora on Mykonos.
Top 3 Travel Tips for Mykonos
The island of Delos is within sight of Mykonos and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the small island, which used to be the hub of religion and trade, there are ruins where, according to legend, the Greek god Apollo was born. It is advisable to come here early in the morning to avoid the midday heat.2nd Little Venice
The evening can be rounded off particularly well with a relaxing drink in Little Venice on Mykonos. Here you will find numerous bars, restaurants and cafés from which you can admire the sunset over the sea. Tip: Look for pelicans.3. Shopping in the street Matogianni
Those who like shopping should definitely visit the street Matogianni. Numerous boutiques and designer shops invite you to browse and shop, and anyone looking for fashion inspiration will definitely find what they are looking for here. Jewellery, souvenirs and postcards can also be found here.
The mascot of the island is Petros the Pelican. The original bird became a native after a storm in 1954, since then it has been replaced again and again after his death and his presence has become a tradition.
Things to know
If you love history and like to follow the traces of history, you should definitely have a look at the windmills Kato Mili. From Little Venice you can reach the windmills, which at the same time are the landmark of Mykonos, on foot.Best time to travel to Mykonos
The most pleasant temperatures in Mykonos are from April to the end of June and from September to the beginning of November. Those who travel to Mykonos during the summer months should know that at this time it is very hot on the Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Those who like hiking, on the other hand, can travel best in spring and in winter there can even be snowfall on Mykonos.