But this is just a
fraction of the tourists that arrive on the island from all over Europe
and keep coming again and again.
It is an important tourist destination due to its cosmopolitan character, nightlife, hotels and restaurants.
Super Paradise Beach in the Island of Mykonos on the Greek Islands
It is part of the Cyclades Islands together with Tinos, Syros, Paros, Naxos, Sikinos and Santorini Island.
The main city of the island is Mykonos also called Chora or Hora located on the west coast and the island itself is sometimes recognized as Chora.
The ground is mainly granite therefore the supply of water is almost nonexistent so they rely on sea water desalination for their needs.
Near Mykonos lies the historic island of Delos Greece.
Mykonos is the most famous of all Greek islands
Best Mykonos Beaches
• Psarrou Beach
It is located on the southern side of the Island about 5 km south of Chora.is an upscale beach favored by locals and all Greeks.
It has all kind of amenities like sunbeds, towels and umbrellas; all provided by the two restaurants on the sea shore. During summers it attracts many celebrities from Greece and beyond.
The waters are crystal clear and great for swimming and sun tanning. The beach is accessed by foot because you have to park your car on top of the hill and come down via the narrow path leading to it.
Platis Gialos Beach is a popular family beach in Mykonos
• Platis Gialos Beach
This is a popular family beach with a wide sandy beach, straw umbrellas, sun beds, diving platform and large inflatable platform provided for amusement of youngsters.
It is located 5 km south of Chora. Here you will find almost everything a family may need for their stay.
Here too you can take a boat trip to other beaches on Mykonos or, if you wish to be an independent sailor, you can rent a boat to make your own day trips.
• Paraga Beach
Located 6 km south of Chora, this is one of the most popular of Mykonos Beaches. When you arrive you’ll see two beaches, but it is actually one.
It is a great sandy beach with many trees providing shade for beachgoers. It is a laid back beach where you’ll find some relax but with all amenities like Taverna, sun beds, umbrellas for your comfort.
Elia is the longest of Mykonos Beaches
• Paradise Beach
This famous Mykonos Beach is located south east of Chora. This is a beach for the young crowd that loves loud music. The beach is made of gravel instead of sand. It features music stands, DJ platforms and dancing floors. It is crowded and loud day and night. I repeat, if you are over 30 this beach is not for you.
• Super Paradise Beach
It is just next to Paradise Beach about 7 km southeast of Chora. It is by far one of the loveliest of them all, with fine sands and little buildings around. You may arrive here by driving of by boat from Platis Gialos Beach. This beach has a special section for nude bathing.
Paradise and Super Paradise Beaches popular among the young crowd
• Kalafatis Beach
Kalafatis is located east of Chora, about 12 km distance. It is a great beach for windsurfing and other water sports. The beach is less developed than the other mentioned beaches but it is worth a visit. The sands are golden and there is enough shade to protect from the sun.
• Ornos Beach
Being close to Chora, just 3 km south, this beach is very popular with locals and tourists alike. It is a wide stretch of sandy beach. It features scuba diving and snorkeling facilities for beginners and veterans in these sports. This beach also offers supermarkets and shops around the seashore.
Cavo Tagoo Hotel Mykonos a beautiful Boutique Hotel
• Agios Ioannis Beach
This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Mykonos Greece, located 5 km west of Chora. It is a laid back beach with fishing boats. There is a convenient Taverna on the beach.
• Ftelia Beach
This is a peaceful and not so crowded beach 10 km east from Chora. It is a windy beach. For those looking for a good windsurfing spot, you just found it.
• Elia Beach
Located on the southeast corner of the island it has fine sands and many cafes and restaurants. It also provides many facilities for water sports. Elia Beach is one of the longest of Mykonos Beaches.
There are many more magnificent Beaches in Mykonos. We’ll cover them later.
For more information visit Greece Tourism Website
Royal Myconian Hotel and Thalasso Spa Mykonos
mykonos elias by squirmy 2000
mykonos by binabik 155
paradise beach n/a
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The resorts images are courtesy of the resorts mentioned.
Map of the Island of Mykonos, Greece