Mykonos: Sun of a beach (English Edition)

With infinite beaches, that host thousands of visitors and personalities of the local and international jet set every year, its insurmountable aura of natural beauty and luxury set it apart from the rest. Mykonos will surely enchant you, no matter which part of it you choose!


By Katerina Pothitou


NORTH


Panormos
Panormos’ Bay on the northern part of Mykonos will excite you with its barren, craggy landscape. The beach which is exposed to northern winds is ideal for windsurfing and it’s only a 10 minute drive from Chora.


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Πάνορμος


Ftelia
Water sports and cosmopolitan ambience are the main characteristics of this beach. Beach Bars and surfers provide services and spectacle at the same time, while you enjoy the beautiful beach, which is divided by big rocks that create an awe-inspiring wild landscape. Prehistoric premises of a Neolithic settlement, dated to 4500 BC, have been found in this location.


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Φτελιά


Fokos – Mersini
Is suitable for the alternative types and for adventure lovers. To reach it you will have to cross a dirt road, but its crystal clear waters and the serenity of the area will be forever carved in your memory. Next to Fokos beach you will find the beach of Mersini, whose natural beauty is worthy of a visit.


Choulakia
Formidable rocks, big pebbles and untamed beauty form the landscape of the area, which is actually considered a natural monument and as such it is forbidden to remove rocks from the beach.


EAST


Kalo Livadi
A gorgeous seascape, busy but with a cosmopolitan character perfectly describe Kalo Livadi, one of the biggest beaches of Mykonos. Yet another place where dips in the ocean and fun meet, with loud music and the comforts provided by the beach bars.


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Καλό Λιβάδι


Kalafatis
If you long for something more serene for your holiday then Kalafatis beach will be your reward. Awarded with a blue flag for its crystal clear waters, with trees providing natural shade for relaxing plus the ability to try out all kinds of water-sports it is the place of your dreams! The beach is divided in two, with one side for surfers and the other for swimmers.


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Καλαφάτης


Aghia Anna
Small, beautiful, with deep blue waters, Aghia Anna, next to Kalafatis is one of the most gorgeous beaches on the island. Here you will be able to relax listening to the sounds of the waves! A surfing and diving school is active in the area.


Lia
Situated 13km away from Chora, Lia is organized, has coarse sand, rocks and transparent waters that will offer you relaxing moments with your loved ones.


Λία

Λία


SOUTH


Psarou
There is not much left to say about Psarou beach, the most famous beach of Mykonos which attracts a crush of tourists and celebrities every year. The scenery will excite you, while the services offered will surely cover your every need. Enjoy your summer dives in the sea and accompany them with champagne and fruit while relaxing under the hot summer sun. The surrounding mountains are characteristic of the area and they will allow you to swim even when strong winds are blowing!
Extra Tip: During high season there is a waiting list for the sun beds due to the great number of people that gather in the area.


Ornos
A seaside and highly touristic resort on the south side of the island, with an extraordinary beach which will be the background for the most unforgettable moments of your summer vacation. We are of course speaking of Ornos beach, with its velvety sand; crystal waters and a great variety of beach bars and restaurants that cater to every taste.


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Ορνός


Paragka

The white sand, fine gravel and the sound of music flood the beach of Paragka, a choice destination of the youth of Mykonos. Paragka has been an attraction for vacationers since the 60’s for its picturesque character, and the accessibility to its deep blue waters, at only a 10 minute distance from the island’s centre. The view of Delos from the area is breathtaking, especially in the afternoon when you can enjoy the enchanting sunset.


Platis Gialos
This is a busy beach with perfect touristic infrastructure that promises comfort and fun! With the golden sand as its trademark, this organized with sun beds, bars and restaurants beach will provide anything you need for your summer dives. Platis Gialos is perfect for family excursions for endless hours of games with the waves and sand. In a short distance you will find Leto, a location with castle ruins that date back to the Hellenistic era.


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Πλατύς Γιαλός


Super Paradise
Τhe ultimate summer destination, where fun reaches its peak! On the most famous beach of the island the parties and the frenzied music beats never cease.


Super Paradise

Super Paradise


Paradise
It is located 6 km. from the town with sand, blue waters and is very popular for the parties that are organized throughout the day from the famous beach bars at the area. You can do many water sports or scuba diving at the professional diving center.


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Paradise


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Paradise


Elia
It is one of the most beautiful and largest beaches on the island and has: deck chairs, umbrellas, excellent organization, water-sports, restaurants, taverns, and views of Naxos. It stands out for the fine golden sand and crystal, clear waters.


Ελιά

Ελιά


WEST


Aghios Ioannis
Experience relaxing family moments, with swimming and games on the sand at Aghios Ioannis’ beach with an extraordinary view of Delos. Organized with umbrellas it will provide you with all the amenities you need, while in the surrounding area there are multiple restaurants, hotels and taverns awaiting to be discovered.
Extra Tip: Scenes of the film «Sirley Valentine» where shot on the beach, making it famous.


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Άγιος Ιωάννης


Megali Ammos
This beach’s wild beauty, just a few minutes away from Chora, makes it a place worth a visit for hiking, horseback riding, windsurfing and underwater fishing. It is very exposed to northern winds a fact that makes swimming a real challenge!


Aghios Stefanos
Aghios Stefanos’ beach, has an amazing view of the surrounding islands, a golden beach and touristic infrastructure that make it ideal for swimming and unwinding where the waves break.


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Άγιος Στέφανος


Tourlos
This beautiful shore is 2.3 km away from Chora, very close to the modern port of Tourlos, which is often visited by cruise-ships.


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Τούρλος

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