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Mykonos Island beach- Aegean Sea


A small island in the Aegean Sea Mykonos Island present perfect beaches of Ornos and Psarou.Its white sands and clear water are ideal for spending hours of sunbathing and relaxing. But the beaches at Paradise and Super Paradise are the real places to go if you are a hardcore party animal. Party and music go on right through day and night so do not take the kids along .Dress code is minimal as nudity is permitted here. The island is a dream destination for all those with adventure streak in them as it is full of small tucked away shops, churches, bars, windmills against the blue coastline. The capital Hora is full of small monasteries telling the history of the place or visits the streets of Little Venice. Mykonos is one of the few islands where diving is allowed. It is an ideal spot to explore the magic of under water. If interested you can do beginner's five-day certificate or more advanced courses in diving from Mykonos Diving centre at Psarou beach.

Take International flight to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport. From here you can continue either via plane or ferry from Piraeus to Mykonos Island. It is five hours journey. Since cars are not allowed here you can take shuttle service from airport to the hotels. Taxis are also available for local transport.Caiques (small passenger boats) or buses are also ply for travel around the town.

The best time to visit Mykonos Island is in summer but prepared to find huge crowds. So a visit during spring and fall would get you breathing space. September is ideal for diving as the temperature and visibility is just suitable.

Mykonos Island offers several options as new resorts and hotels dot the seacoast every year. To admire the seaside we would recommend that you take a room with a balcony. Some of the main hotels which offer rooms with balcony are Palladium Hotel at Platy Gialos.Cavo Tagoo offer lovely views, pool and magnificent architecture a treat for eyes. The Petasos Beach hotel is another hotel option. For young party-loving visitors the best option would be to go for camping at Paradise beach resort. But do not forget to reserve your rooms in advance during peak summer months.

Mykonos Island resorts offer exotic cuisine prepared with olives and grapes. You have also choice to choose from farmer's cheese, lamb dishes and seafood including calamari. Most of the restaurants like Edem at Hora serve classic Greek dishes prepared from fresh fish and lamb.La Maison de Catherine an upscale restaurant offers French and Greek cuisine while La Taverne at Hotel Cavo Tagoo serves exclusive Greek specialties.

You can also take trips to explore nearby islands like archaeological delights of Delos Island or to taste wine and cheese of Naxos Island.Mykonos Island is a popular tourist destination so we would advice you to plan your visit in advance.