Reasons to visit Mykonos
First of all for its incredible beaches, you will taste delicious gourmet plates from famous chefs and you will stay at the most cosmopolitan hotels. It has a variety of trendy shops, rich nightlife and interesting galleries. If you are still wondering why is so crowded every year think of the beautiful alleys, the white Cycladic houses, the windmills and the majestic sunset.
Where to swim, eat, drink and enjoy nighlife in Chora
Agia Anna-Paragka: Swim at the famous sandy beach at the old port in Chora.
Old Port: At Roca Cookery (+302289022955) mama’s plates by Mimis Foukas (you already know him from Sea Satin), at the classical taverna Nikos (+302289024320) and for fresh fish at Kounela (+302289028220).
School of Fine Arts: At Belvedere Hotel (+302289027362) the famous restaurant Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, Matsuhisa Mykonos (2289023122) and at Thea (+302289027362) modern Mediterranean cuisine of Chef Nikos Zervos.
Little Venice: On Alefkandras square eat at the historical taverna Alefkandra (+302289022450) which is getting 60 years old this year, also the organic and healthy nice n easy cuisine of the famous Chef Christos Athanasiadis (+302289025421). A bit further the Mamalouka (+302289025421) with the charming courtyard and its Mediterranean cuisine, Scarpa (+302289023294) listen to house music and join the party. Also, the all day café bar Vicolo (+302289023294). At Semeli Bar (+302289026505) open from early in the morning for tasty omelletes and ouzo, from above the VIP club Toy Room from London listen to R&B music. To enjoy the sunset go to the legendary bar Caprice which has recently transferred a bit further from its old location, where now is the new location of Baos, an ethnic, rock, cocktail bar (+306944385959). Under the windmills eat at the best grill of the island at Sea Satin (+302289024676).
On the beach: At natura eat majestic food of Chef Giorgos Koumpouris at Leto Hotel (+302289022207) and the sibling of Jarden in Kolonaki the famous Perouvian bar restaurant Nikkei (+306937900201) at Agias Kyriakis square.
Square of Agia Moni (Paraportiani): On this square is located one of the most famous bar of the island Jackie Oh by Michael and Carsten (+302289077298) a favorite straight friendly bar combined with unforgettable drag shows (every night at 2:00) Also the live club 4711 (+302289077368)
Tria Pigadia: The Astra club has been one of the hottest clubs for the last 30 years with famous Athenian dj’s on the decks. At the road of Enoplon Dinameon the champagne & cocktail bar Queen (+306944618539) and nearby Luis Vuitton the club BonBonniere (+306980611154) straight from London and New York.
Kalogera: At M-eating eat Mediterranean cuisine (+302289078550) of chef Panagiotis Menandros, the Kalita (+302289027102) Greek creative cuisine of chef Vaios Ntoutsias. Go to Eva’s garden (+302289022160) where miss Eleni cook more than 30 years, taste Greek homemade plates. The all year Maereio (+302289028825), taste greek cuisine. At Goumeniou Square the Famillia (+302289078638), Allegro/ Makris Gyalos (+302289025030) with topic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, at Nautilus (+302289027100) Greek Mediterranean and Tapas, at the small wine bar Vino’s (+302289028622) edited by 2Eaters - Athinagoras Kostakos & Theodosis Kakoutis. Also the timeless Maison de Katrin (+302289022169) at Nikiou.
Matogianna: Go to Lotus (+302289022881) for mixed Mediterranean cuisine. For Breakfast and for a light lunch at Aroma café (+302289027148). Fusion Mediterranean cuisine at the cosmopolitan bar-reastaurant Interni (+302289026333).
Dafraki: At the small all day Lady Finger (+302289024231) taste Greek creative cuisine at the Andronikos hotel.
Next to Panarcha church: At the streak house Uno Con Carne (+302289024020) with a VIP room, sushi tapas bar and music by famous Djs.
Agrinera Area: At the Thailand- fusion Mr Pug (+302289077771) Chef Giorgos Venieris.
Polykandrioti: The historical Remezzo (+302289025700) transformed to an excellent restaurant.
Gialos: Bakogias (+302289 023552), one of the most special fry of the island. The all day Alegro, the napoliten Catari (+30228 9078571) and the Guzel Stage Club - 9 Muses (+306944231999, +306942400897)
Mado Square: At Mama’s Cuisine (+302289400205) meat and burgers in american style and of course the all time classic-all day long Everest (+302289022245)
Evaggelistraki: Go to Casa Dolce and taste delicious ice cream (+302289110714) by Nikos Koukiasa.
Shop at the luxury shopping center of Nammos at Psarou beach, a brand new shop with exclusively KITTON (for women and men) (+302289022488)
You will find a variety of labels at the boutique of Jackie O (+302289077298) at the Super Paradise beach. At Matogianna you will find the best Jewerly shop of the Greek designer MINAS (Ag. Kyriakis square, +302289027320) choose your rock jewel, wear it and keep it forever.
Where to stay
Matogianni Hotel (+302289022217) with the elegant White Bar, Filippi (+302289022294), Mykonian K Hotels - Korali, Kyma, Νaia (2289023415), Semeli (+302289027466), Cavo Tango (+302289020100), Rochari (+302289023107), Karbonaki (+302289024124, +302289022461), Boheme (+302289023300) at Drafaki, Οstraco Suites (+302289023396).
In Mykonos you can party even on the beach. Visit luxury beaches combined with clean crystal waters and delight restaurants. Experience the adventure on the beach where you can enjoy your feast lunch while you are chilling on your sea bed (sushi on the beach is the latest hot trend). Go to Paradise on the southern site of the island, literally a paradise ideal for clubbers and nudists with its beach parties and restaurants such as Tropicana club (+302289023582), for Indian food go to Indian Palace Mykonos (+302289078044), Ornos also a sandy super luxury choice with cosmopolitan hotels and restaurants or Kalafatis, the hot spot of surfers one of the biggest bay of the island. Visit the north side, swim at Agios Sostis ideal for nudists, eat at the excellent Kiki’s restaurant . Ftelia is a classic choice for windsurfers, incredible view, eat at Ftelia restaurant (+302289072466) for a more upscale sunset enjoy lunch at Alemagou beach bar (+302289071339), Lia is always a good option, gay friendly excellent service from the beach resto Liasti (+302289072150) and clean crystal waters.