Mykonos is one of the most popular summer destinations of Europe. Thousands of tourists come every year to admire its natural and urban beauty and experience its wild nightlife. Celebrities from all over the world have found in Mykonos the perfect place to see and to be seen, to have fun and spend unforgettable vacation. But why is Mykonos so popular? These reasons prove you that this Cycladic island is your dream destination.
Mykonos has innumerable beaches, and all of them are stunning. Long and sandy, with turquoise waters and golden sand, the beaches of Mykonos have a unique quality. Words are not enough to describe their beauty. Super Paradise, Paradise, Paragka, Panormos, Elia, Lia, Ornos, Kalafatis, Psarrou, Agios Sostis, Ftelia, Fokos, Agrari, Kalo Livadi are only some of the astonishing Mykonos beaches that will steal your heart. All of them are organised with amazing beach bars and restaurants by the sea, where you can eat, drink, dance and have fun.
Chora of Mykonos
The main town of Mykonos is maybe the most beautiful Chora of the Cyclades. Whitewashed houses, labyrinth-like pebbled streets, cocktail bars by the sea, elegant stores and boutiques, bougainvilleas hanging from the windows and generally the atmosphere of summer we all like make the stroll around the narrow streets of Mykonos Chora, Matoyiannia, a super experience. On the one side of the town, Little Venice is a romantic spot, where white houses with colourful windows hang above the sea and you feel like being in Venice, and on the other side, the Windmills stand imposing on the top of the cliff, offering you an ideal frame for your photos and a magnificent view of the Aegean Sea and the neighbouring islands.
Mykonos is more renowned for its nightlife than anything else. It is literally the island that never sleeps. Party starts early on the beaches, where half-naked young people drink and dance in the beach bars until late at night. Some beach bars, like Cavo Paradiso in Paradise Beach, operate as after clubs and stay open until the next morning. Swimming and sunbathing is combined with partying, and alcohol flows in abundance. Chora of Mykonos is also the centre of nightlife. Party starts at the bars of Chora at night and lasts until the next morning or even noon!
Shops and boutiques
The walk around the streets of Chora is an unforgettable experience of fashion and elegance. In Mykonos Chora, you can find luxury boutiques and shops with clothes, shoes, accessories and jewellery of brands that are located only there. The Greek and international jet set is the perfect audience for these shops, and you can easily do fascinating window-shopping, if you can’t afford to buy these luxury products. Plus, all over the island, are situated some of the best restaurants and clubs worldwide with decor and cuisine that will impress you.