Mykonos the diamond of the Aegean
Mykonos, the diamond of the Aegean. With its traditional white houses and endless blue, it creates the most enchanting landscape for your holiday. Blue sky. Splendid beaches with golden sand and crystal clear sea. Cosmopolitan aura. Cycladic architecture. Mykonos is a small island in the Cyclades, but its reputation has reached every corner of the globe. The island of the winds, as they call it, is very popular all over the worlThe locals, knowing the responsibility that carries an island with such a reputation, have been providing service to a very high standard. Award-winning restaurants and traditional taverns. Neighbourhood bars and impressive clubs. Tourist shops and stores with the most famous brands. Budget rooms to let and luxury 5-star hotels. But above all, people who know how to live and what Greek hospitality means. The picturesque town, called Chora, impresses the visitor at first glance. Despite the significant tourist development, Mykonos manages and maintains its traditional architecture and Cycladic appearance.
From the 50s until today, Mykonos is one of the most popular tourist islands of the Mediterranean. But the rise begins earlier, around 1925, when islanders who live in Athens, bring their friends for vacations. Until shortly before the 1950s, things are pure, famous tourist artists and locals co-exist without worrying about their look and the clothes they wear. Since the early 50s, Mykonos acquires more glamour. Royal families, popular names of artists, famous models from the most renowned fashion houses. They all make their passage from the island of the winds. And while they come here to become unknown among the unknown, they bring with them the lights of publicity and wring the reputation of Mykonos. Nowadays, it has nothing to envy from the most famous places in the world.
Here you can satisfy every taste and desire; that’s why it is an island full of contrasts. Mykonos can offer everything, even to the most demanding person. Besides, the whole island is like a vast beach. Those who want cosmopolitan air, prefer Psarou, Elia and Paraga beach. Ornos, Panormos and Kalo Livadi are equally cosmopolitan beaches, but they are more family-friendly. Kapari, Agios Sostis and Fokos are beaches without sunbeds and umbrellas, but they have nothing to envy from the rest. For those who want loud music, drink and endless party with famous DJ’s, Paradise and Super Paradise are the ideal beaches. Ftelia, Kalafatis and Korfos are the most suitable beaches for water sports.
And once it gets dark, the fun does not end, because Mykonos is an island that never sleeps. You will find the right club for sure, to continue your entertainment until the morning.