A stunning Greek island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos has long been known for its dazzling nightlife. But put that aside and you’ll find idyllic beaches, romantic whitewashed houses overlooking glistening waters, and the touch of warm Greek hospitality found nowhere else. Iconically beautiful, this island is a slice of heaven on earth and must-visit destination on your 2018 travel bucket list.
5 Must-Do’s in Mykonos
1. Stroll through the little alleys of Mykonos Old Town
Start walking from Mykonos Town and pass through seaside area Little Venice to find cute boutiques and cafes on the island. Discover main sites such as the impressive whitewashed Paraportiani Church, and whet your appetite with a gyro or two at Jimmy’s or Souvlaki Story.
2. Rent a quad bike and explore the island
Hop on a quad bike without a map and follow your instincts to find hidden gems of Mykonos! Every corner and day-to-day life in Mykonos is a delight to the eyes, from little sheeps to local churches. We urge you to pack your camera and kinis and stumble upon Instagrammable views and trendy beach clubs to take a dip and cool down. We reccomend stopping by Scorpios, Nammos, and Psarou Beaches, the waters are stunning and perfect for enjoying the Greek sunshine!
TAC TIP: Make sure to take a swim in the beautiful bay at Panormos Beach and stop by Principote to enjoy a cocktail with stunning views of the ocean!
3. Visit the traditional Windmills of Kato Mili
Located on the western side of Mykonos Town, you’ll find five majestic and iconic windmills overlooking the sea. Built in the 16th century, the windmills were once used for the island’s history of grain milling. Nowadays, it’s a reminder of Mykonos’ past plus picture perfect spot that can’t be missed!
TAC tip: Come here early in the day to dodge crowds of tourists in the summer season. You can thank us later!
4. Enjoy dinner at an authentic Greek taverna in Ano Mera
One of oldest village in Mykonos, Ano Mera is where you’ll witness the daily life of locals uninterrupted by the happenings of tourists, unlike its neighboring capital Mykonos Town. Head here just before the sun sets to see the town slowly light up and come to life, and enjoy a long leisurely dinner at your chosen taverna!
5. Have a sundowner at 180 Degree Sunset Bar
Step into 180 Degree Sunset Bar to discover this gem providing best panoramic and jaw-dropping views of and Aegean Sea. Yummy cocktails, chill out music and amazing sunset to end your perfect day on this romantic island.
Best Hotel In Mykonos
Address: Elia Beach, Mykonos 846 00, Greece
Sitting atop of famed Elias Beach lies beautiful Myconian Utopia resort. With an all-white boho design topped with natural wood elements, it’s easy to see why this resort is our must-stay place when in Mykonos. Dripping in luxury details such as cotton and silk blend box stitch quilts and ergonomic beach beds, topped with stunning unspoilt surroundings and impeccable personalized service, Myconian Utopia checks all the boxes to a perfect stay. Make use of their Myconian Utopia Resort Sanctuary Spa, offering luxurious treatments designed to awaken the senses and restore the natural balance of the body.
The best part? You can end the day enjoying the fiery Greek sunset from your very own sea view suite or Grand Majestic Villa with private pool or jacuzzi, topped with sweeping views of Elias Beach and deep blue hues of the Aegean Sea.
- Rooms start from approx. US$348 per night at Myconian Utopia Resort.
You cannot wait to plan your next trip? Email our stay curators at [email protected] – they’d be more than happy to create the ultimate getaway for you!