Known as one of the most popular Greek islands to visit, Mykonos is famous for its glorious weather, family-friendly amenities, and party atmosphere. Here are just seven reasons why you should visit Mykonos on your next holiday.
Party All Night
If you are looking for some of the most unique and energetic club venues that the world has to offer, Mykonos may just be the right place for you. With dozens of bars and clubs to pick from such as Cavo Paradiso, you are sure to find something suitable for you. There are also plenty of beach bars dotted around the island, ensuring you are never too far from something fun. However, many parties and clubs host special events across the year, so it is best to book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
A trip to the Beach
With over 30 beaches around the island, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to having a place to relax and unwind. Taking a trip to the southern part of Mykonos will expose you to some of the most popular beaches the island has to offer, as well as a wide selection of beach restaurants. If you are looking for something a little more adventurous, there are plenty of beach parties where you can party from morning till night. There are also various water sports that you can try out such as scuba diving, parasailing, and jet skiing.
For those who want to try out the local cuisine, there are fantastic restaurants and bars across the island to satisfy your taste buds. If you are looking for something a little higher end, there are plenty of famous restaurants such as Nobu, Inyama and Hakkasan that promise you that little bit of fine dining you desire. With tasty local dishes such as Kopanisti and Louza, there is something for everyone when it comes to dining around Mykonos.
Soak Up the Sun
If you are looking to escape the doom and gloom, Mykonos is the right place for you. With summer temperatures in Mykonos reaching 104F in summer, not to mention little to no rainfall, you are sure to get the sunshine you want. With 300 days of sunshine to experience, no matter when you decide to visit you are bound to get the best weather that Mykonos has to offer. If you are looking to avoid the strong heat, it is best to avoid the island between the months of May – September.
Shop till You Drop
Taking a holiday in Mykonos could not be more perfect for you if you love to shop. With many stores staying open past midnight during the peak season, you have more time than ever to explore and see what Mykonos has to offer. With a variety of clothing boutiques as well as shops to buy souvenirs, there is something to suit everyone’s fashion tastes. There are also plenty of designer shops situated on the island, meaning those with a higher budget can indulge in luxury.
History and Culture
If you are looking for some history and culture, there are plenty of fantastic landmarks and architectural sites to check out in Mykonos. There are several museums on Mykonos where you can immerse yourself in the history of the island. Popular museums include the Folklore Museum which is full of vintage furniture and ceramic works as well as traditional musical instruments. You may also be interested in taking a trip to Mykonos town where you are able to stroll past all the whitewashed houses and take in the stunning window frames and coloured doors that make each building unique and different from one another. Many of the houses differ in height and size.
Stay in Comfort
If you are looking for peace and quiet, you may be interested in hiring out your own private villa. Companies like BlueVillas offer private villas in Mykonos to suit all budgets and needs. There are plenty of private villas in Mykonos that are equipped with all the mod-cons as well as private pools where you can relax and unwind. Many of the villas are spacious and can sleep up to 18 guests, and with the villas being dotted across all the island, you are sure to find a villa suitable for you. Check out your options. You can save money by renting a villa with a group of friends and splitting the cost.
With many more reasons to pick Mykonos, make sure that you book well in advance to make use of any special promotional offers or deals. If you are still undecided on whether the island is right for you, try and see if any friends or family have been before so you can get a first-hand insight into what Mykonos is all about.
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