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Luxury Mykonos Holidays

Waterside bars, sea-view windmills and a cosmopolitan air


With high-end restaurants, designer boutiques and plenty of chic cocktail bars, Mykonos vies for the title of Greece's most glamorous and cosmopolitan island. It's not lost its traditional good looks, though – whitewashed sugar-cube houses and churches topped with blue domes are still the norm, and dotted around the island are a handful of 16th-century windmills.

Mykonos Town is the island's hub, with restaurants, cafes, shops and cocktail bars lining its maze-like streets. The waterfront Little Venice area is the go-to place at sunset. Bars and restaurants set up their tables just inches from the water, with front-row views for sundown.

Head out of Mykonos Town and you’ll find sandy bays carved out of the coastline. Around the sheltered south coast, they come with chic beach clubs and trendy restaurants on the side. On the breezy north coast, things tend to be a bit more rugged.

Annick Barbaria

Mykonos has plenty of stylish beach clubs to while away an afternoon at - Nammos Beach Bar on Psarou Beach is one of my favourites.

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Natasha Starkin

I'd highly recommend spending a morning or afternoon over on the island of Delos - it gives you a fascinating insight into the history of the area.

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Our pick of the top hotels in Mykonos
Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Bill and Coo Suites

Mykonos, Mykonos Town

De.light Boutique Hotel

Mykonos, Agios Ioannis

Grace Mykonos

Mykonos, Agios Stefanos

Grecotel Mykonos Blu

Mykonos, Psarou

Kirini My Mykonos Retreat

Mykonos, Aleomandra
Flight Information

The flight to Mykonos is around 3 hours 45 minutes from the UK. 

When to go

Spring and autumn are ideal for sightseers in Mykonos, with daily sunshine and temperatures staying around the early 20s. For the best beach weather, however, expect the mercury to soar past 30°C throughout July and August, although Mykonos’ location means you get some tempering winds to take the edge off the heat. 

Visa Information

Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Greece


In Greece, a service charge will be included in the bill at restaurants and bars. Much like the UK, an additional tip is not required, although is appreciated for particularly good service. It is common to round off the amount when paying cash, particularly with wait staff and taxi drivers. 

Introduction to languages

The official language of Greece is Greek.  English is widely spoken, too, so getting by is easy. 

Destinations in Mykonos
Agios Ioannis
Agios Ioannis is a resort village that sets up shop on one of the best beaches on Mykonos. Expect soft golden sands and hills dusted with designer hotels.
Agios Stefanos
Agios Stefanos curves itself around a beach next to the bustling harbour, ferry dock and cruise ship terminal of Tourlos. Mykonos Town is only a 10-minute drive south, too.
The exclusive resort of Aleomandra perches on the south-western tip of Mykonos, where five-star hotels and villas tuck themselves around the private coves and beaches of the rugged peninsula.
Mykonos Town
Mykonos Town – AKA Chora – is the island capital. It’s also where some of Greece’s most famous vistas lie, including the blue and white old town, the waterfront houses of Little Venice, and the windmill watchtowers.
Drive 10 minutes south of Mykonos Town and you’ll come across Psarou – a seaside resort with a honey-hued beach that’s something of a celebrity hideout.

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Mykonos & Santorini

11 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Explore Mykonos Town's boutique-lined lanes
  • Photograph whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches
  • Sample volcanic wine on Santorini
  • Watch sunset from a clifftop village
From £1879 per person

Mykonos, Santorini & Crete

9 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Discover three classically Greek islands
  • Sip cocktails in Little Venice, Mykonos
  • Watch Santorini‚Äôs famous sunset
  • Unwind on the sandy beaches of Crete
From £1995 per person
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