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Cyclades Islands

The Cyclades represent what the world considers a Greek island.

Most of them are barren rocks, ravaged by the sun and the winds, dotted with whitewashed one-story houses and thousands of small churches, and surrounded by crystal-clear blue waters. The group of 17 islands is named after the Greek word for "circle" (cyclos) because they look as if they circle around Delos.

The island of Delos, just off the coast of Mykonos, was one of ancient Greece's sacred sites, with its own oracle, on a par with Delphi. The Athenians, always shrewd politicians and masters of symbolism, founded the Athenian Alliance, after the final defeat of the Persians in 479 BC, and installed its treasure on Delos, to make the condition of an annual fee in return for security more palatable to their "allies". Of course, later, when Athens decided to build the Acropolis and the Alliance treasure was used to pay for the construction, Pericles notified the peeved Allies that their security was Athens' obligation, therefore how the city used the Alliance funds was none of their (i.e. the Allies') business...

The islands, and especially Mykonos, became a tourism destination in the 1930s, when trendy Athenian society, including shipping magnates and artists, "discovered" their unspoilt landscapes and incredible beaches. In the 1950s the interest was revived, and the 1960s put Mykonos and Santorini on the international jet set circuit. Today, most of the Cyclades are developed tourist magnets and they attract millions of visitors every summer.

The Cyclades have everything. The cosmopolitan luxury of Mykonos. The natural wonder that is the Santorini volcano. The elegant and peaceful landscapes of Naxos, Syros, Tinos, and Sifnos that are favored mainly by families. The rugged and wild beauties of Milos and Serifos. The hip party scenes of Paros and Ios. The apocryphal wilderness of Amorgos.

The islands are all close together and near Athens. Their proximity makes them ideal for an island hopping vacation; it is never more than an hour by boat from one to the next and connections are very frequent during the summer months. Furthermore, the new, fast catamaran boats that run from Pireaus and Rafina make the trip to the relatively distant Mykonos and Santorini a short 2 and 4 hours, respectively, compared to more than twice as long a few years ago



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 Mykonos Ammos Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Located on the sandy and lively Ornos Beach, the 5-star boutique hotel of Mykonos Ammos provides trendy sun loungers and beach service. more...
 Super Paradise Suites
Located right on the famous Super Paradise Beach, the Cycladic-style Super Paradise Rooms offers air-conditioned rooms with furnished, shared balcony. more...
 Alissachni Mykonos
Located in Psarou, 1.6 mi from Korfos Beach, Alissachni Mykonos features accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a bar. more...
 Petinos Hotel
Hotel Petinos features accommodations just yards from Platis Gialos Beach. Mykonos Town is just a short bus ride away. Guests are free to use the sister property's pool with sea views. more...
 Exclusive Plan Suites
Featuring Caldera views, Exclusive Plan Suites is located in Firostefani, 2.2 mi from the Volcano and offers apartments with a private balcony or terrace featuring a hot tub and viewing the sea. more...
 Aeolos Resort
At a distance of 2625 feet from Mykonos City Center, Aeolos Hotel offers a large pool with hydromassage facilities and elegant accommodations with free WiFi. more...
 Anax Resort and Spa
Boasting a seafront location in Agios Ioannis in Mykonos, Anax Resort ideally blends Cycladic architecture with modern amenities. more...
 Palladium Hotel
Palladium Hotel is located at Platys Gyalos, a 5-minute walk from Psarou and Platys Gyalos Beaches, as well as just a breath away from the famous Nammos. more...
 The Wild by Interni
Offering a private beach and a spa center, this hotel is built on a cliff over Kalafatis Beach. more...
 San Antonio - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Enjoying a secluded location, in the outskirts of Imerovigli, with stunning sea views, San Antonio features a Spa and an infinity pool amid exotic gardens. Free WiFi is available in all areas. more...
 Ilio Maris
With magnificent views over the sea and the famous windmills of Mykonos Town, Ilio Maris features elegant guestrooms with Wi-Fi and 32’’ TV and quick access to the beaches by bus. more...
 Poseidon of Paros Hotel & Spa
On Cape Choni, where the deep blue of the Aegean Sea blends with the light blue of the Cycladic sky, lies this luxurious hotel-apartment complex in an area of 138 ft². more...
 Tropicana Hotel Mykonos
Located right on the famous Paradise Beach, Tropicana Hotel Mykonos is a white-washed complex featuring two swimming pools and a beach bar-restaurant. more...
 La Perla Villas and Suites
La Perla Villas and Suites is a cluster of cave houses in the heart of the Caldera, in Oia, offering panoramic views of the seas and the Oia coastline. more...
 Loizos Stylish Residences
Just 66 feet from the famous Caldera-volcano-and-sunset viewpoint in Fira, Loizos Apartments offers accommodations coupled with pool facilities, close to the center of Fira. more...
 Athermi Suites - Adults Only
Boasting Aegean Sea and Caldera views from their furnished balcony, Athermi offers luxurious suites in Megalochori of Santorini. It features a pool with a sun terrace and a poolside snack bar. more...
 Mykonos Bay Resort & Villas
Located on Megali Ammos beach, the design hotel Mykonos Bay Resort & Villas is just 984 ft away from Mykonos town. more...
 Coralli Seaside Resort - Bungalows
Located right on the sandy beach of Livadakia, Coralli Seaside Resort - Bungalows offers Cycladic-style accommodations with a private balcony. more...
 Mykonos Residence Villas & Suites
Located 1.8 mi from Lia Beach, Mykonos Residence Villas & Suites offers a restaurant, a garden and air-conditioned accommodations with a balcony and free WiFi. more...
 Paros Bay
Overlooking magnificent sea views, Paros Bay enjoys direct access to a sandy beach. It features a large swimming pool with deck chairs and umbrellas. more...
 Alti Santorini Suites
Enjoying panoramic views over the Caldera and the Aegean Sea, Alti Santorini Suites offers minimal-style suites with outdoor and individual, heated plunge pools with hydromassage facilities. more...
 Vencia Boutique Hotel
Featuring an infinity pool with sea and sunset views and open-air dining, Vencia Boutique features elegant, air-conditioned accommodations with balconies in the cosmopolitan Agios Eleftherios in more...
 Hotel Alkyon
Alkyon Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Mykonos Town. It offers a swimming pool, and spacious rooms with balconies. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. more...
 Amazon Mykonos Resort & Spa
Located just a 10-minute walk from Agios Ioannis Beach of Mykonos, the seafront Amazon Mykonos Resort & Spa features one outdoor infinity pool and uniquely decorated suites and villas overlooking the more...
 Artemis Deluxe Rooms
Just 164 feet from Paliochori Beach, Artemis Deluxe Rooms is located in Paliochori, in Milos. It offers features a seasonal swimming pool and sun terrace. more...




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