Mykonos has something for almost everyone.
It has Hellenic ruins for the history buffs. Beach lovers can enjoy billowy waves, sand and sun. Those in need of a luxury wellness experience can choose from a number of deluxe spas. Fantastic nightlife with hip and cosmopolitan partygoers abounds. For the nature lover, there are hilly, naturally contoured terrain with unobstructed views of the Aegean Sea. Finally, for the wandering pedestrian, elegant shops and homes along narrow alleyways are plentiful.
Check out our list of places to stay and explore while in Mykonos. Let us know if we missed your favorite.
This five-star luxury hotel in Mykonos meets the definition of understated luxury with the sleek, clean lines of Cycladic architecture and inviting white and earth-toned décor. The onsite Thioni Restaurant and tempting Semeli Spa are just a few steps away from your room or suite where you can choose garden or sea views. The well-appointed executive suites have stunning elevated views of Mykonos Town or the Aegean Sea.
Portes Mykonos Suites and Villas
The highly-rated Portes Mykonos Suites and Villas offers what it describes as “Cycladic serenity.” With 13 suites and villas exquisitely decorated in classic Myconian design elements and complimented with both contemporary and natural elements, this property is at once visually appealing and welcoming.
It also has a sense of “intimate privacy” though it is centrally located in Mykonos Town and a close walk to Psarou Beach and the world-renowned Nammos Restaurant. With fully-equipped kitchens, pools, babysitting services, concierge and many more amenities to meet the needs of a couple or family, Portes Mykonos Suites and Villas is a great option.
Popular things to do in Mykonos Town
If you’re interested in unconventional ways to explore Mykonos, check out this post with 10 ideas of “off the beaten path” things to do.
If not, here is a list of nine tourist favorites.
- The Windmills (Kato Milli)
- Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
- Shopping on Matoyianni (Matogianni) Street
- Paraportiani Orthodox Church (Church of Panagia Paraportiani)
- Armenistis Lighthouse
- Cine Manto
- Rarity Gallery
- Boni Windmill
- Little Venice
Harmony Boutique Hotel
Described as the “first Luxury Boutique Hotel in Mykonos by the sea,” Harmony Boutique Hotel is on a number of lists of top hotels in Mykonos. With its architectural minimalist design aesthetic, four-star rating and 9.2 average rating from a number of guests on hotels.com, this may be the one for you.
The onsite Olive Tree Spa, fully-equipped fitness center (personal trainer available), and its new lounge-bar restaurant Amvrosia conspire to make your stay at the hotel almost as exciting as Mykonos itself. Another plus is its proximity to Mykonos Old Port and many of the must-see sites on the island.
For apartment-style accommodations in the heart of Mykonos and within minutes from Mykonos old and new ports, the famous Matayianni Street, Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and other attractions, Boho Suites offers this and more. What is more? ‘More’ includes an onsite concierge team, outdoor jacuzzi, pet-friendly apartments, and daily housekeeping. There are only five apartments so don’t wait too long to book your stay at Boho Suites.
For a comfortable, home-away-from-home, family- or group-friendly option in the heart of Mykonos Town, try Elena Hotel. The hotel has 30 guest rooms, free buffet-style breakfast, onsite restaurant serving Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, in-room childcare and many more services and amenities. Another plus is the short walk to Ornos Beach, Little Venice, and other top attractions.
As would be expected of a locale that attracts famous and discerning visitors, Mykonos has its share of hotels that can accommodate you, whether you’re a solo traveler, or honeymooners, part of the growing number of travel groups, or going on a family vacation.
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