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Mykonos is one of the Cyclades Islands located in the Aegean Sea midway between Greece and Turkey. It's the glitziest of all the Greek Islands, outrageously gay and a partygoers' paradise. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, you'll find the prices are high and the crowds a nightmare in high season. You can find tranquil spots if you look hard enough but that's not really why you come to Mykonos . If you're heading for this island, pack your wildest glad rags and be prepared for some serious partying.

The island of Mykonos has an international airport, four kilometres from Mykonos Town, with connections to Athens and most of the major European capitals. Flying time from London is about four hours. But the majority of tourists arrive by ferry either from Athens (six hours) or one of the neighbouring islands. There are also daily hydrofoil services providing fast connections to Athens and the other islands in the archipelag. If you arrive by ferry be prepared to run the gauntlet of a mob of domatia owners brandishing "rooms to let" signs and photographs of their various establishments.

You can be fairly sure of getting some kind of accommodation even you come here in high season without booking in advance but you might find the location and standard of facilities are far from ideal. Finding a taxi can be a nightmare in the summer months, even if you lug your suitcase all the way to taxi square in Mykonos Town (about 10 minutes walk from the ferry port). Your best bet is to call a cab using one of the numbers advertised in and around the port.

Mykonos Town (officially called Hora) is an absolute delight but you'll simply have to resign yourself to getting hopeless lost in it. It's a bewildering labyrinthine confection of narrow white alleyways originally designed to confuse the pirates who once plagued the Cyclades . Even with the aid of a street map you'll be hard pushed to find your way around so it's best to just wander aimlessly along with all the other lost tourists. Take the time to explore during the day because the maze of lanes becomes chock-a-block with revellers after dark, especially in high season, and you'll find yourself being swept along with an overwhelming tide of humanity. If you're travelling with small kids, hang onto them for dear life!

One of the most charming areas of the town is so-called Little Venice (its real name is Alexandra) where the sea laps at the base of Venetian-style houses adorned with wooden balconies which jut out over the water. This is a great place to sip your sundowner before you take your pick of the myriad of music bars and discos which have given Mykonos its reputation as one of Europe 's hottest party playgrounds. Besides its notorious night time attractions Mykonos also has a wealth of wonderful beaches including Agios Ioannis where Shirley Valentine was filmed, prompting thousands of bored housewives to yearn for a better life on a Greek island.



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 Mykonos Blu, Grecotel Exclusive Resort
Mykonos Blu, Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Psarou
Mykonos Blu, Grecotel Exclusive Resort features a spa, a 2-level infinity pool and luxurious sea-view accommodations. It stands on its private part of Psarou beach, with free beach lounge chairs. more...
 Kensho Psarou
Kensho Psarou, Psarou
Built with respect to the Aegean architecture Kensho Psarou is located in Psarou Beach of Mykonos Island, just a few yards of the sea. more...
 Ftelia View
Ftelia View, Ftelia
Ftelia View is located in Ftelia and offers self-catering accommodations with free WiFi access. Within 3.1 mi, you can reach the lively town center of Mykonos, as well as the island’s port. more...
 Myconian Villa Collection - Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Myconian Villa Collection - Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Elia Beach
Boasting a privileged location on Elia Beach, the seaside Myconian Villa Collection - Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers luxurious rooms and villas decorated in harmony with the minimal Cycladic style . more...
 Saint John Hotel Villas & Spa
Saint John Hotel Villas & Spa, Agios Ioannis Mykonos
Occupying 5 acres, Saint John Hotel Villas & Spa features an infinity pool with open views of its private beach. Rooms with spa bathtub, fine dining, and famous bars await guests. more...
 Myconian Imperial - Leading Hotels of the World
Myconian Imperial - Leading Hotels of the World, Elia Beach
The 5-star Myconian Imperial - Leading Hotels of the World features stunning views of the Aegean Sea and a private beach area. It includes spa facilities, gourmet cuisine, hot tub and 3 swimming more...
 Pension Katerina Studios
Pension Katerina Studios, Tourlos
The Cycladic-style Pension Katerina Studios is located in Tourlos of Mykonos, just 164 feet from the beach and 2625 feet from the old port. It offers accommodations with free WiFi and a balcony. more...
 Olia Hotel
Olia Hotel, Tourlos
Located 650 ft from Tourlos Port in Mykonos, Olia Hotel features an outdoor pool and snack bar. Its air-conditioned rooms have a terrace or balcony overlooking the garden or Aegean Sea. more...
 With-inn
With-inn, Tourlos
Just 328 feet from Tourlos Beach and 0.6 mi from the port of Mykonos, With-inn is traditionally built in Cycladic style. It offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV. more...
 Anax Resort and Spa
Anax Resort and Spa, Agios Ioannis Mykonos
Boasting a seafront location in Agios Ioannis in Mykonos, Anax Resort ideally blends Cycladic architecture with modern amenities. more...
 Myconian Avaton - Design Hotels
Myconian Avaton - Design Hotels, Elia Beach
Offering 2 outdoor pools and a thalassotherapy wellness centre, Myconian Avaton - Design Hotels is located just a few steps away from the sandy Elia Beach. more...
 Villa Thelgo Mykonos
Villa Thelgo Mykonos, Psarou
Located in Psarou of Mykonos Island, Villa Thelgo Mykonos offers spacious, split-level villas with free WiFi access and Aegean Sea view. more...
 Vista Loca
Vista Loca, Tourlos
Within 1969 feet from Agios Stefanos Beach in Mykonos, the Cycladic-style Vista Loca offers air-conditioned units with unobstructed views over the Aegean Sea. more...
 Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos
Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos, Ornos
Nestled on a secluded peninsula overlooking the Aegean Sea, within 2.5 mi of Mykonos town, Santa Marina features a pool restaurant, a beach bar and a fully equipped spa. more...
 Royal Myconian - Leading Hotels of the World
Royal Myconian - Leading Hotels of the World, Elia Beach
Overlooking its private sandy beach, the luxurious Royal Myconian - Leading Hotels of the World boasts elegant rooms with spectacular views of the Aegean and extensive spa facilities. more...




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