If Mykonos were famous for just one thing, it would be the beaches. And for very good reason. These sun-bleached shores provide the most perfect settings for relaxation in the world, be it for a romantic retreat, a Grecian party, or a family getaway.
Our insiders have combed near and far to bring you our five favourite beaches to make for truly unforgettable Mykonos holidays.
Top tip: Nammos Restaurant, set right on the shore, is the place to be for a hip and trendy evening with Mykonos ‘it’ crowd, complete delicious Greek delicacies and drinks and exciting entertainment.
Top tip: Very few buses go to the beach, so it is worthwhile driving or taking a taxi from Mykonos town, 10km away.
Top tip: If you are feeling very organised, head down early to the harbour and buy fresh fish off the boats to grill up for lunch.
Top tip: The nearby Thalassa restaurant provides succulent fresh fish cooked in Greek style and offers beautiful views.
Top tip: A westwardly orientation makes for some of the most dramatic sunsets over the crystalline waters and the island of Delos.
Five star beach resort in Mykonos ideal for beach holidays in Greece
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5 Star Hotel With Private Beach - Petasos Beach Resort & Spa
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Luxury spa and wellness hotels near the beach in Mykonos
From 250 € per night
Kivotos Mykonos - 5* Spa Hotel In Mykonos With Private Beach
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Mykonos Seafront Spa Hotel - Petasos Beach Resort & Spa
Famous throughout the Mediterranean as a favourite escape of VIPs and celebrities, it’s easy to see why.
Far enough from town to keep it from becoming crowded, this stunning beach is often labeled as the most beautiful beach in Mykonos.
For anyone looking for adventure and excitement, this is the beach for you.
Located just north of Troulos, this small beach resort is nevertheless quite calm most of the season, unlike the more popular beaches to the South.
This is one of the longest beaches on Mykonos and its warm sands and shallow, bright blue waters are a dream for family holidayers.