Mykonos is one of the most popular Mediterranean destinations. It is located southeast of Tinos and north of Paros and Naxos. Mykonos is famous for its rich nightlife, but it has many more delights to offer.
Mykonos Town has one of the most picturesque ports, giving a further reason to love the Cycladic landscape. The area has been used to produce many movies, like for example "Zorba the Greek". Sights like the beach of Paraportiani and "Little Venice" are usually depicted on cartes postales. The white houses and stone alleys of Mykonos will enchant you while the impressive windmills harmoniously complete the landscape. One of the most commercial streets of Mykonos, the one of Matoyianni, has become the meeting point for tourists and locals. There you can find from designer clothes to art objects. Do not forget to drink a glass of ouzo on the wooden balconies overlooking the sea while the sun goes down over "Little Venice". The Town of Mykonos is the most appropriate place to begin exploring the island as it offers regular itineraries.
Agios Ioannis is a place offering many good restaurants and hotels. The beach has views towards the island of Delos. If you plan to visit in September, care to attend the local feast of the church dedicated to Agios Ioannis. For those seeking a quiet beach nearby, it is worth seeing the wild beauty of Kapari. This small paradise is connected to the beach of Agios Ioannis with a country road.
Platis Gialos is one of the busiest beaches. Located at 4.5 km. from the Town of Mykonos it offers a beautiful golden sandy beach, umbrellas, a great variety of hotels and rooms to let. From here you can visit the famous beach parties of the island in Paradise and Super Paradise.
Ornos is a fishing port in the south of the Town, with many hotels and restaurants, a diving school and regular bus service. The beach is also recommended for families with children. In addition, the place is ideal for sailing a boat and taking a trip towards the beaches located on the south of the island.
If you are up to meeting some celebrities, Psarrou is the place to be. Among restaurants, boutiques and bars, you can pamper yourself with a visit in the hair salon located on Psarrou beach.