If you are a lover of the ocean, the idyllic Island of Mykonos, offers amazing experiences to create memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy the clear azure blue waters and pristine beaches as a romantic couple, as a family or with a group of friends. There are tours, rides and activities to suit all tastes and all ages.
This paradise Island is blessed with hot weather for many months of the year and the sun filled days set the scene for ocean adventures. Sail on the water, dive under the water, don’t leave before you have explored all the opportunities!
Spend a day sailing on a luxurious catamaran with an experienced skipper. There are a variety of trips, all offering an unforgettable experience. Meet at Ornos bay, were you will have a safety briefing by your skipper. Then watch the land recede as you set sail across the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. The destination is Delos and then off to Rhemia Island. The boat will dock and allow you to swim in a hidden cove, walk on the beach or snorkel. Delicious traditional meals made using local produce will tempt you when you come back on board.
TRADITIONAL KAIKI CRUISE
These tours leave from Ornos beach in a Kaiki, a traditional small fishing boat. The tours pass the stunning scenic beaches of the South Coast and then cross over to the Island of Dragonissi. This uninhabited venue offers amazing rock formations that will delight. Stop and swim or snorkel at the lovely beach at Frangias and enjoy a picnic of Greek snacks washed down with some Ouzo. The tour then sets off to the lovely Bay of Kalafatis where lunch is served. After lunch set sail for Paradise beach where you can try a cocktail at the world famous Tropicana Bar before sailing back to Ornos Beach.
LUXURY YACHT AND SWIMMING IN A SECLUDED COVE
Mykonos is the playground of the rich and famous and luxury super yachts set the scene for another great ocean adventure. The Charters sail along the coast and stop to allow you to view ancient and historical landmarks. See the quaint fishing houses of Little Venice and the Venetian windmills at Chora. Stop at a secluded beach and swim in a hidden cove, relax and enjoy a traditional meal before setting sail again. The Charters mix old and new cultures for an exotic experience. Sail to Santorini or Naxos, to discover the different charm that each has to offer. These charters can be custom made for your group, no expense spared!
If you want to get into the water, rather than sailing on top of it, Mykonos offers a fabulous choice of scuba diving adventures. Go with a guide or go alone, the choice is yours. If you are a beginner, lessons are available and equipment can be hired. The dives are magnificent, taking you down to see reefs filled with amazing colourful marine life, ancient ship wrecks in the murky depths and an opportunity to see groupers, wrasses, huge eels and Mediterranean barracuda. If you are brave, dive down deep and explore an underwater cave for an unforgettable experience.
Snorkelling is a fabulous, relaxing seaside pastime and keeps you close to the surface while still allowing you to see the stunning marine life, corals and sponges that cling to the reefs. Equipment is available for hire and beginners can have a lesson or two to get you started. Snorkelling is great for all ages and all levels of skills. Head off to Lia Beach, the setting is perfect with crystal clear waters and there are a range of experienced companies with specialised programs to get you started.
Couples cannot leave Mykonos without experiencing a Sunset Cruise. It is the ultimate romantic experience! Enjoy a three hour cruise to Delos where you will see the historic harbour and the ancient ruins. Then sail past the tiny islands and watch the magnificent sun set over the Aegean Sea as you sip a glass of wine, eat traditional Greek fare and take in the panoramic views.
Mykonos offers a wealth of ocean adventures, plan your trip now to this piece of paradise on earth.