Luxury Holidays in Mykonos
The cosmopolitan island of Mykonos is a whitewashed haven in the heart of the Cyclades group, part of the Greek Islands. Enjoy the bustling bars, lively café culture and glamourous atmosphere mirrored with golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and stunning scenery all in this desirable destination.
Mykonos is an island, perfect for visitors of all ages. Spend the day at exotic beaches, admire handsome Cycladic architecture and view some of the most stunning sunsets to be found. The Mykonos town of Chora comes alive at night with many fashionable bars and clubs and is the most picturesque area on the island. Stroll through the narrow streets in the elegant and quaint Little Venice Quarter, visit beautiful churches, or explore the numerous boutiques, shops, café’s and popular eateries offering up local delights. The trademark whitewashed windmills stand majestically on a hill overlooking the city and a trip to the top offers a magnificent view of Little Venice from this vantage point. For a cultural day trip, the village of Ano Mera is home to The Monastery of Panagia Tourliani where you can witness a wonderful bell tower and marble fountain, or jump aboard a taxi boat for a day of island hopping to nearby Santorini and other Cycladic islands. The nearby island of Delos is a sensational archaeological site accessible by boat which was once the religious centre for the whole of Greece. Uninhabited today, the area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and there are impressive monuments and intricate mosaics to discover.
Beaches on the island are famous for their inviting waters, golden sands and great for water sports. Paradise Beach and Super Paradise Beach are two of the most popular beaches known for their party vibes. To escape the crowds, quieter spots can be found along the northern coast of the island. For foodies, Mykonos has a host of delicious local cuisine ready to be devoured with restaurants serving fresh Grecian delights from fresh fish, meat, oils and vegetables and they create mouth-watering dishes from ancient recipes. Greek specialities include spanakopita -a spinach pie, tzatziki, fresh bream and scrumptious cheeses.