Beaches, luxury hotels and the place to be seenMykonos is one of the most visited and cosmopolitian islands of the Cyclades. It's everything you picture when you think of Greece, with picturesque windmills, traditional whitewashed buildings and views of the beautiful coastline. This wonderful island offers sandy beaches, luxury hotels and great nightlife to suit all tastes.
Pristine sandy beaches can be found along the south coast, whilst Mykonos Town is a labyrinth of narrow streets with a wide choice of restaurants lining the harbour front.
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Mykonos offers a typically Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The hottest month is July with averages temperatures of 26 degrees Celsius and an average temperature of 9 degrees in the coldest month of January.
November is the wettest month with an average of 6 inches of rain.
Leisure & Activities
This is a very popular destination for visitors offering a stunningly beautiful sea frontage featuring colourful houses built right on the sea. It’s also very popular with local artists who will offer to sell their work to visiting tourists. Photographers will also find plenty of opportunities for sensational photos and you will see why it’s one of the most photographed sites in Europe.
The capital of Mykonos and the most picturesque village on the island. Known as Chora by the locals, it features a maze of narrow streets and white washed houses with colourful wooden doors and balconies. It’s also home to fantastic cafes, chic boutiques, souvenir shops and jewellers. Standing on top of the hills overlooking the town are the famous windmills
Situated on the south eastern side of the island, Lia beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on Mykonos. It’s also one of the quietest beaches, so it’s perfect for relaxation. There are sunbeds and umbrellas available and snorkelling is popular due to the beach being surrounded by rocks. Nearby there are a couple of restaurants and a beach bar which sells snacks and drinks.