Where: Mykonos is located at the center of the Cyclades. It’s capital town (Hóra) exemplifies the Cycladic architecture; the church of Panayia Paraportiani; “Little Venice”, an 18th century district, dominated by grand captains’ mansions with colourful balconies and stylish windows; the quaint windmills standing imposingly on a hillside; the traditional settlement of Áno Merá, and of course the sun-drenched cosmopolitan beaches spread all around the island.
Why visit?: Mykonos is Greece’s most famous and cosmopolitan island. This whitewashed paradise is synonymous with entertainment and fun, where celebrities, college students and families mingle together to celebrate life. Whether you are an entertainment junkie out for a real good time or a culture vulture who wants to explore the island’s history and tradition, Mykonos will certainly live up to your expectations.
Where to stay: Mykonos has excellent tourist facilities; choose from luxurious hotels, rooms to let in Hóra or traditional guesthouses by the sea where you will find rooms from moderate to ultra deluxe.
Party: Festivals and local celebrations are organized throughout the summer accompanied by plenty of local wine. Mykonos nightlife is some of the best in Greece, so while visiting make sure to check out the bars & clubs that make it famous.
Beaches & Water Sports: The “Island of the Winds” attracts surfers and sailors from all over the world! There is a great choice of beaches for windsurfing; however, the most secluded beaches on Mykonos are considered to be the best. Choose from Kórfos, Fteliá, Meyáli Ámmos and Kalafátis, where surfing lessons are also available. Play tennis or mini golf at Ayios Stéfanos, beach volleyball at Ayia Ánna or try sea parachuting or jet skiing at Eliá or Kalafátis. Diving fans can do a little exciting exploration of the underwater magic of Mykonos. Click here for Mykonos Beaches
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