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Paradise Beach90 locals recommend
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    4.7K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    88K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    2.4K properties are a good fit for families

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    1.4K properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    2.6K properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

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Your guide to Mikonos

All About Mykonos

One of the most famous Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is often celebrated for its vibrant summer music scene that attracts world-famous DJs, celebrities, and revelers from across the globe. The island's architecture is instantly recognizable around the world as a Mediterranean paradise, with purple and pink Bougainvillea flowers standing in stark contrast to the white sun-bleached buildings that make the island chains famous. Secluded beaches, historical sites, and streetside cafes that seemingly date back to the island's original inhabitants can all be found along the cobblestone streets of this picturesque Greek isle.

If you are searching for Mykonos's culinary scene, check out the island's capital of Hora, also known as Chora and Mykonos town, where you can find great restaurants, a thriving nightlife scene, and important cultural centers. Or head inland for some mountain biking throughout the island's hilly interior between stops at the more secluded beaches the island offers its visitors.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Mikonos

The best time to book your villa in Mykonos depends on whether you’re looking to participate in the lively music or if you’d rather seek seclusion among the sandy beaches. The summer months provide warm temperatures with minimal rainfall, perfect conditions for enjoying the surrounding waters — this season also brings lots of people to Mykonos’ beaches and streets from June through August. September and October are great times to visit as the weather is still pleasant enough to enjoy the beach, and the numbers of visitors drop.

Travel to Mykonos is still viable in the winter. However, temperatures drop and rainfall increases, taking sunbathing and swimming off the table. Be sure to bring jackets and a few layers if you decide to visit during this time.


Top things to do in Mikonos

Little Venice

This historic and visually-stunning neighborhood in Hora overlooks the southwest end of the town's harbor. What used to be a residential area for retired captains dating back to the 13th century is now a collection of hip bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and boutique shops. After enjoying some of the best Italian-inspired seafood on the island, wander up the hill and snap some photos of the 16th-century Venetian windmills.

Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

This archeological museum hosts an impressive display of artifacts uncovered from the various excavation efforts on the island. Some of the oldest artifacts on display, including vases, pottery, and jewelry, date back to the 25th century B.C. Discover the island's fascinating history and cultural developments through the centuries.

Delos Island

Set sail from the old harbor for Delos Island, located just a few miles off the coast of Mykonos. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Greece's most significant archaeological locations due to its vast array of temples dedicated to the classical Olympian gods. You can find ancient temples, fountains, markets, and lion statues across the island. Be sure to visit the Archaeological Museum of Delos while here to check out a selection of important relics from the island.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Mykonos?

    Mykonos experiences a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. The summer months, from June to August, have temperatures ranging from 75°F to 90°F (24°C to 32°C), while the winters, from December to February, see temperatures between 50°F and 60°F (10°C to 16°C). The island enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Mykonos?

    Mykonos is frequently suggested for its beautiful beaches, historical sites, and vibrant nightlife. Explore the iconic windmills, visit the sacred island of Delos, or take a stroll around Little Venice. For nature enthusiasts, various hiking trails provide a unique perspective of the island.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Mykonos?

    The most popular time to visit Mykonos is during the summer months, from June to September. During this period, the island hosts the Summer Festival, featuring various concerts, art exhibitions, and theatrical performances. The shoulder months of May and October are also lovely, with fewer crowds.

  • What are the best places to stay in Mykonos?

    Popular areas to stay in Mykonos include Mykonos Town, known for its lively atmosphere, and Platis Gialos, which is close to many beautiful beaches. Agios Stefanos provides tranquil settings with stunning views, and Ornos is a family-friendly area with a charming beach.

  • What are the best places to visit in Mykonos?

    Mykonos has many treasured places to explore. Head to the Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, discover the beauty of the Armenistis Lighthouse, or marvel at the Panagia Paraportiani, a fascinating church complex. The windmills of Kato Mili offer great photo opportunities.

  • What are some hiking trails in Mykonos?

    While Mykonos isn't widely known for its hiking trails, it does have some routes that allow you to experience the island's natural beauty. Trails like Ano Mera to Fokos Beach, Mykonos Town to Armenistis Lighthouse, and Agios Sostis to Ftelia Beach are often recommended.

  • What are some family activities to do in Mykonos?

    Aside from enjoying the beaches, families can visit the Aegean Maritime Museum, explore the Mykonos Agricultural Museum, or engage in water sports like snorkeling and paddleboarding. A boat trip to the nearby island of Delos is also a popular family activity.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Mykonos?

    A popular day trip from Mykonos is exploring Delos, a nearby UNESCO World Heritage site known for its archaeological ruins. Tinos, another nearby island, is often recommended for its beautiful villages, churches, and beaches. Boat trips to these islands are commonly available.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Mykonos?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in Mykonos. From over 930 apartment rentals to over 620 house rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • Do serviced apartment rentals in Mykonos have wifi?

    Absolutely! We offer over 130 serviced apartment rentals with wifi in Mykonos. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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