Getting to Mykonos
You have a few options for getting here, with the most convenient and expensive being to fly from Athens, which will take you about 35 minutes. You can also take a ferry from Athens or one of the other islands. Your other option is to do like us and take a cruise that has an overnight stop in Mykonos — and instead of getting accommodation in town you sleep on the boat.
Where to stay in Mykonos
For accommodation on the island, Mykonos is going to be pricier due to its popularity. The best place to look for hotels would be Mykonos town due to its proximity to everything. Just note that even for basic accommodations, hotels in peak season will end up being around $150-250 USD a night, and the prices go up from there.
Shopping in Mykonos
If you enjoy shopping well you’re in for a treat because the streets of Mykonos town is filled with shop after shop, with everything from beautiful jewelry, shoes, dresses and house decor, to all the designer shops you can think of. Mykonos definitely caters towards people with bit of extra money but even if you’re not shopping it’s fun to walk around feel the excitement that surrounds the streets here.
Where to eat in Mykonos
When in Greece, you better be stuffing your belly full of all the Greek food. There are so many good restaurants here and although we didn’t have time to eat at all of them, some of the recommended spots include Pepper, M-Eating, Katerina’s, Avra and Funky Kitchen just to name a few. The best area in Mykonos to visit? Little Venice had to be my favourite. It has this romantic, quaint feeling about it and all the restaurants here are either right on the water or actually overtop of the water. This is also a fantastic place to come watch the sunset.
Getting around in Mykonos
The cheapest way to get around Mykonos is by bus. To get from Mykonos town to Paradise Beach will cost you just under 2 euros. If you’re impatient, you can take a taxi — a trip from the port to Paradise Beach will cost around 15 euros.
Experiencing the nightlife is part of what Mykonos is all about! Some of the most popular beach bars and clubs that you’ll find surrounding Mykonos are Scorpios, Super Paradise Beach Club, Paradise Beach Club, Tropicana Beach Bar, Guapaloca, SantAnna, Jackie O’, and Cavo Paradiso.
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