Paradise Beach and Nammos Beach Club are world famous, perhaps too much so, as both can get overcrowded and a little chaotic, particularly in late afternoons onwards. The iconic windmills and charming Little Venice are probably on your list already. Let us hence share some suggestions of amazing places to discover and enjoy, from secluded beaches to archeological sites, quiet beach clubs to boat rides. Our recommendations come from personal travel experiences, so we hope they will help make your trip to fantastic Mykonos truly unforgettable.
Mostly frequented by locals, Fokos beach is away from the crowds and does not have beach clubs or bars. In fact, the beach has no formal infrastructure, and there are no fancy seats, sunbeds or parasols in sight. Bring your own towels, chairs and bottled water. There is, however, a lovely small tavern, where you can have a simple and delicious lunch. We had some… Read more »
Located in Panormos beach this is one of our preferred beach clubs in Mykonos. It is remarkably beautiful, with a beach décor and rustic comforts difficult to find elsewhere. The beach is gorgeous and you can rent sunbeds and umbrellas to comfortably enjoy a relaxing day by the stunning, calm and pristine waters. Service is very good and the staff welcoming and helpful, regardless of… Read more »
No one would blame you for travelling to Mykonos to enjoy nothing but the sun, sea and sand amidst such magnificent scenery, but do consider having a half day cultural program in your schedule. After all, you are in Greece, the home of Mythology and a country whose rich history is part of the culture, of which Greeks are most proud. There is no need… Read more »
Agios Ioannis is a quiet beach in the south of the island which attracts less people than the usually crowded and more famous nearby spots. It is situated in the southwestern part of the island, an area somewhat sheltered from the typical meltemi gusts, quite practical on windy days. It is a good place if you want to get away from it all and just… Read more »
Ftelia is a very quiet beach, as is usual in the northern part of the island. This spot, where you could get away from the hustle and bustle of the beaches in the south, has no formal visitor infrastructure, so take anything you may need: equipment, snacks and drinks. A more comfortable option is Alemagou, a laid back yet tasteful boho bar and restaurant on… Read more »
A boat day trip to unspoiled Rhenia will make you wonder whether you shall gaze upon such magnificent varied hues of blue ever again. A boat trip is the perfect way to experience the most amazing shades, from the dark deep water tones to the transparent colors near the shore. The island is uninhabited and sheltered from the typical strong northern meltemi winds. There are… Read more »