Mykonos is an Island located in the Cycladic region of Greece and it is one of the most visited islands in the country. The streets are whitewashed and the panoramic views of the ocean are breathtaking. If you are visiting Mykonos, you really do not need a map; everywhere you visit is a point of attraction. Here are the most beautiful places you should visit if you ever go to Mykonos.
Super Paradise Beach
This party resort is on the list because it is a beautiful and alluring part of Mykonos that is known for fun and wild parties. If you seek peace and quiet, this place is not for you. If you are looking for a place for your kids to relax, this is not for you. It is however, a great beach for nonstop parties.
Ano Mera is a beautiful village in Mykonos that was built around the 16th century close to the Panagia Tourliani monastery. This historic village is home to numerous collections of relics from the Byzantine Era.
Panormos Beach is located in the northern region of Mykonos and it is characterized by a luxurious bay and a sleek cove. Lovers of volleyball are regular visitors here. You can enjoy a short stroll on the soft, white sands of the beach.
Panagia Paraportiani is one of the historical sites in Mykonos that is found along the coastline of the island. It is a religious place that has a whitewashed church building that has a unique, irregular construction, revealing its age, being the oldest on the island. This religious site is one of the most photographed places on Earth.
Elia Beach is Mykonos’ longest beach and it is a quiet, peaceful region. This beautiful sea resort has powdery, fine sand and striking blue waters that are always visited by beach-goers who want to take a break from the busy beaches.
Platys Gialos Beach
Platys Gialos Beach is located in the southern region of Mykonos and it is a breathtaking beach with lovely boutique hotels. It is a miniature hub for travelling. Tourists board taxi-boats from this beach to take them to other beaches on the island.
If you visit Mykonos and you do not make a trip to Paradise Beach, you haven’t really been to Mykonos. Paradise Beach is the location where you find the largest nightclub in Mykonos and a hotspot for social butterflies. The partying here is nonstop as well;
Kato Mili also known as the ‘lower windmills’ in the Greek language, is a region of quaint windmills that were built near the shore. It is a postcard spot in Mykonos that was constructed by the Venetians in the 16th century. The windmills have been turned into museums.
Delos is an island near Mykonos that is the home of origin of Artemis and Apollo in Greek folklore. The island is currently uninhabited and visitors usually board a ferry to arrive to the beautiful ruins. There are so many beautiful sites like the Terrace of the Lions, the Sacred Harbor, and Cleopatra’s house. There is also a museum that houses some collections of Greek artifacts.
Little Venice Quarter
Little Venice Quarter no doubt is the most beautiful area in Mykonos. It is the area where there is no demarcation between the waters and buildings. The houses are stunning, the cafes are elegant and the restaurants sit very close to the water. The whole place looks ethereal.