Mykonos is one of the most cosmopolitan spots in Greece and the second most popular Greek destinations. The island is famous for its picturesque villages, fantastic beaches, and vivid nightlife. Well famous as the Ibiza of Greece, Mykonos is famous for its pristine beaches and great nightlife. However, the island is not just for party goers, but offers an excellent experience for romantic holidays and cultural activities. There are many things see when you explore the island. You are sure to have a blast every time you visit the island, whether you’re traveling with your family or are solo. Mykonos is the place to go, and all you need to do is book a villa in Mykonos with a pool. You would be minutes away from the beaches or other attractions in Mýkonos Island. Enjoy the garden and the outdoor pool with great views.
Explore the Mykonos town
Start your trip with an exploration of Mykonos town. Losing yourself within those winding alleys of Mykonos town is easy. You will find many picturesque spots to shoot amidst those white houses, blue doors, and colorful bougainvillea. Matogiania area is well famous for its trendy bars and chic shops. On the way, you can stop to smile at those Greek cats as you make your way to the seaside.
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Bicycle around the region
Discover off the beaten track in Mykonos as well as have some fun. Fokos Tour is simply great, and you can enjoy the comfortable 10 km ride across the beautiful countryside. On the way, you will come across the traditional private church before you reach the final destination was the beautiful Fokos beach. If you still have the time and energy, you can continue your way to the neighboring Myrsini beach. There are many different bicycle tours around the island.
Windmills in Mykonos
The windmills have become a quintessential feature of Mykonos landscape. You can see the windmills from afar and can easily figure them out because of their silhouette/More concentrated in the neighborhood of Chora, and the windmills are conspicuous because of their spherical shape and snow-white color. Though most of the windmills are no longer operational, they are a symbol of Mykonos rich past. The windmills are indeed one of the recognized landmarks of the island, and the Kato Myloi is the most famous of them. It is a good idea to walk up the hill in Chora and visit the windmill of Boni. Those windmills are the most iconic feature of the island and one of the most photographed sites.
The neighborhood of Little Venice is one of the stunning spots on the island. It overlooks the southwest end of the harbor and offers magnificent homes overlooking the sea. You will find many of the historic homes converted into shops, bars, and cozy restaurants. Little Venice is indeed fun to explore as it is a bustling place at all hours of the day. Explore the area with colorful houses built on the edge of the sea that makes it resemble Venice. Many of those houses have been converted into great restaurants and elegant bars. Watch the sun go down from here while sipping a cocktail.
The Church of Panagia Paraportiani
The lovely church of Panagia is located at the entrance of Kastro neighborhood. The church consists of five small churches that are built next to each other. The center is small churches Agios Anargyros church, Agios Sozon church, and Agia Anastasia church. These churches date to the 16th and the 17th century. There are many other churches that are found scattered around the island, and you will lose your count if you start counting them.
The Delos islet
The small rocky islet is located towards the south-west of Mykonos Greece. According to mythology, Delos is the birthplace of the god of music, Apollo. As the islands around Delos are lined in the shape of a circle, the whole group of island is called the Cyclades. Delos carries a mythological significance, and it is indeed a unique experience to wander across the ancient ruins of once-monumental structures. The archaeological site was a major religious center during the 1st millennium B.C. The ruins here encompass Doric temples, houses with mosaics and markets. Do not miss out on the iconic Terrace of the Lions statues.
Tourist flock to Mykonos for its beaches and parties, and Paradise Beach, located towards the southern coast is indeed a gorgeous beach, and a must visit. Well developed, the beach area today boasts of carousing spots, restaurants and resort hotels. It spreads across 2 miles south of Chora and is open 24/7. The beach attracts party lovers from all over the world and is today the number one seaside clubbing venue in Greece. One can jet ski, water ski, canoe or enjoy a banana boat ride or other watersports by day and look forward to clubbing by night.
Visit the Armenistis Lighthouse if you are looking for some spectacular scenery. Just put on your walking shoes and walk to the lighthouse. You will be impressed by the charm of the lighthouse. Take pictures of the lighthouse with the backdrop of the endless ocean and the bright blue sky above. It is indeed worth the trip. This old lighthouse stands like a sentinel and reminds one of the rich maritime past of Mykonos. It is about 20 meters in height and is conspicuous because of its octagonal tower.