Traveling to Mykonos ends up being more than just a trip, every time.
Some describe it as drawing a breath of fresh air after being underwater for a long time — instant release. It´s easy, then, to imagine why it sits at the top of so many travel destination lists.
People are instantly drawn into a kind of a peaceful dream-state. Our frantic lifestyle seems to slow down to a comfortable pace, and concerns start to dissolve into far away memories. For many, the leisure that usually feels so distant is suddenly there, as if it was just waiting to return from a long journey.
Although Mykonos is a beautiful sight all year round, summer is definitely the best time to experience it.
Mykonos luxury villas, its warm people, and even its stunning beaches seem more inviting in the warm and fresh afternoon. Buzzling with people and entertainment.
Visitors always find reasons to come back. The island might seem small in comparison to other hot spots in Greece, but there seem to be many amazing places on the island they have yet to discover.
Places to relax and enjoy with family and friends. Places to marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the world. And, of course, places you can just go have a great time when the night falls.
Mykonos has them all.
Here are a handful you shouldn’t miss the next time you find yourself entangled on the Island of Winds’ charm.
Visit Mykonos Iconic Windmills
You probably won’t be surprised we open up with this one, as chances are that you have already heard about the island’s famous medieval windmills.
One of people´s favorite things about Mykonos is enjoying the quiet and reflective opportunities the island is wont to provide. Nowhere else are those wonderful experiences closer than while walking at sunrise or sunset by the windmills.
The dreamy rolling hills to one side. The azure sea extending to the horizon on the other. And the quiet, ancient streets in between, will fill you with memories that will last you a lifetime. A truly unique experience no one could never do justice with words, or even images.
There are good reasons for the windmills to own a spot on almost every travel guide for Mykonos. Do yourself a favor and go experience them for yourself.
Shop at Matoyianni Street
Walking along the quiet, age-old streets of Mykonos is an experience in and of itself. filled with opportunities to get lost, in the best possible sense. Opportunities to discover new things by immersing yourself in its rich community.
But not every street on the island is peaceful. Many boast extensive markets filled with stores and packed with beautiful, unique items. From handcrafted, artisanal mementos, to elegant items of clothing.
A people´s favorite is probably Matoyianni Street. A length of
I once found a gorgeous art piece to hang on one of the Mykonos luxury villas we visited years ago. And now sits across from my desk as a write this — a perfect memento.
Swim in Platys Gialos Beach
There is no shortage of stunning beaches in Mykonos, but Platys Gialos won a special place in the heart of those who love the sea.
It sits about three miles from Mykonos town, and is regarded by many as the best beach of the island.
There is no shortage of little shops, amazing spots to eat, a one or two conveniences like hotels and a mini-market.
Platys Gialos is also a place you want to be close by, if possible. Many of the water-taxis that ferry you to other prominent beaches leave from here. But that’s
It’s the quintessential place to spend some time with your significant other. And the quasi-mystical bearing of the sun going down in the horizon, as viewed from the beach, is the definition of an idyllic setting — something you’ll treasure forever.
Party at Super Paradise Beach Club
If what you are looking for is to experience the full intensity of Mykonos’ vibrant nightlife, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better destination than Super Paradise Beach Club.
Living up to its name, this magnificent establishment is located on its eponymous beach. And its nightly celebrations are an experience to be reckoned with.
Being virtually devoid of hotels, Super Paradise Beach – and by extension, the club – has gained a reputation as the go-to spot when you want a good time in the island. Overflowing with high-end clubbers, jet-setters, and models, you can get the full club experience – delicious cocktails and all – a few paces from the beach.
The place has the ideal atmosphere to unwind during the early hours of the day. By mid-afternoon, the music starts to get louder, and the beach starts to come alive. By nightfall, you are plunged into the party of a lifetime.
The next day, it starts all over again.
Mykonos luxury villas are a common sight as you get close to this spot, which gives tourists access to the island´s colorful nightlife.
Mykonos is one of those places that feels so far away from the world that it makes you forget that you were ever anywhere else. You owe it to yourself to experience and sample everything the island has to offer before you leave.
And if you not only want to spend a magical stay on Mykonos but wish to do so surrounded by luxury and comfort befitting the paradise you’ll be in, you might consider staying at one of the many Mykonos luxury villas available for rent. Contact Mykonos Estates today.
It will take an already unbelievable experience, and make it unforgettable.