If you are interested in exploring the typical Cycladic architecture, a stroll around the narrow cobbled streets of the main town of Mykonos (Hora), will amaze you. The whitewashed houses with blue doors and window frames, the beautiful bougainvillea bushes which are spread all over the island and the famous windmills, are some of the best things that you should definitely do if visiting Mykonos island.
In Mykonos, you will also find plenty of suggestions for fine dining, as award-winning Chefs prepare scrumptious international dishes for your palate. Fresh fish and seafood, handpicked raw materials and great local wines, are the best ingredients for unique culinary creations.
Mykonos is also known as the “Island of the Winds” and not for nothing. The island is ideal for a plethora of watersports such as windsurfing, parachuting, jet skiing and others. So, if you are a fan of such sports, you should definitely give it a chance. On the other hand, there is also the opportunity to go underwater discovering the super-rich seabed of Mykonos by doing scuba diving or snorkelling activities.
As for the beaches, whether you prefer quiet or vivid, Mykonos can satisfy all tastes. There are splendid lively beaches with luxury beach bars such as Platis Gialos as well as the cosmopolitan Psarou Beach, but there are also beaches ideal for families such as Ornos, Elia and Agios Ioannis. For those who seek beach parties and endless fun, Paradise and Super Paradise beaches are the best deal!
In case you find yourself in Mykonos, do not miss the opportunity to visit some significant sights and monuments like the ruins of Gyzi Castle, Mykonos windmills and Delos, a small island close to Mykonos with great mythological and historical importance.
Mykonos, the “Ibiza” of Greece is undeniably an unforgettable destination!