Embraced by the cerulean Aegean and the azure of the sky the island of Mykonos is world renowned for its cosmopolitan character, its authentic vibe and glamorous flair. It is an island favoured by jet setters from all over the world, fashionistas and celebrities as well as alternative travellers seeking for experiences beyond the ordinary.
If you’ve been to Mykonos you know what to do, if not, here is the ultimate Mykonos guide that will help you make the most of your Mykonos summer holidays.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Mykonos is early summer or early fall when the island is dressed in its most tranquil attire and enjoyed only by the selected few, the crème de la crème of the locals and international travellers. Experience the mellow, laid-back atmosphere, enjoy the warmth of the sea, the reasonable prices and the epitome of fine cuisine instead of the precooked frozen meals going hand in hand with the hordes of tourists.
Best 3 Hotels
Fully unwind in an environment blending chic design with understated elegance at Belvedere 5 star hotel in Mykonos. If you are travelling with your other half experience the ultimate of refined romance at the dreamy surroundings of Bill & Coo or embrace the cosmopolitan essence of Mykonos at the exclusive Cavo Tagoo hotel in the heart of Chora.
Best 3 Restaurant
Relish scrumptious gastronomic delights at La Medusa Restaurant of Kivotos hotel, tantalize your senses at Tagoo Restaurant of Cavo Tagoo and enjoy an Asian fiesta of refined flavours at Matsuhisa Belvedere.
3 Best Beaches
Revive your senses in the elegant environs of Psarou beach, immerse in the tranquillity of Elia and dive in the crystalline waters of Kalo Livadi.
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3 Best bars
Nammos beach bar at Psarou is the best place to relax and unwind in view of the emerald sea especially
during the day. As the night begins to fall over the Aegean enjoy a fruit infused cocktail at Veranda and
Oniro Bar at the Old Port and let the vibrant spirit of Mykonos lure you to the depths of serenity.
3 Best Spas
Treat yourself to a pampering escape at Mykonos Luxury Spa Center of Cavo Tagoo, revive your senses at the Spa Mosaic of Kivotos Boutique Hotel and balance your mind and soul in the ethereal ambiance of Petasos Beach Resort & Spa.
3 Best Shops
While in Mykonos make sure to add shopping to your agenda, select some of the finest designer clothes from Soho-Soho, find the best luxury fashion brands at the boutique of Belvedere Hotel and match your outfits with exquisite jewellery from LALAoUNIS.
You are now all set to go, grab your passport, suitcase and everlasting spirit and head to the island of the winds.
Happy Mykonos landing!