In Mykonos, the most beautiful island of the Aegean, the island of “V.I.P’s”, where the summer holidays, the sun and the sea are accompanied by the nights from overnight “PARTIES” and endless entertainment are the Myconian Crown Suites next to the famous beaches of Kalafati and Kalo Livadi.
The cosmopolitan Mykonos is the most famous island of all the Cyclades Complex. Voted every year on top of the best holiday destinations in the world, and for good reason as it offers dreamy beaches, exciting nightlife, great restaurants, beautiful villas, friendly people and excellent beach service.
White-washed, cube-shaped houses are scattered all over the island, narrow streets in the town, chapels and picturesque tavernas hide among art galleries and stores selling jewellery, souvenirs etc. Even the most unsuspecting visitor immediately realizes that Mykonos is not only a crazy “bon-viveur”, but also an attractive, picturesque island with white Chora aside the crystal-clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
You can reach Mykonos either by boat or by plane. Direct international charter flights and regular domestic flights from Athens serve frequently, during summer, at the airport of Mykonos. There are also daily ferry schedules from Piraeus and Rafina to Mykonos.
Mykonos has many beautiful beaches with crystal blue waters and golden beaches, most of which are organized.
The most famous beaches are Psarou, Platis Gialos, Elia and Ornos, which attract thousands of people during the summer. They are all fully organized with sun loungers, umbrellas, beach bars for coffee, food or drink and water sports facilities.
The most famous for the wild parties and the eccentric beaches are Super Paradise (Plintri) and Paradise (Kalamopodi). They are the attraction of young people, notably people, but also internationally renowned artists.
The beach of Kalafatis is a very large, golden sand and clear blue beach with a blue flag. It is the only beach of Mykonos with trees that offer natural shade to the bathers.
Between the beach of Kalafatis and Elia is Kalo Livadi. The beach is the new hot-spot of the cosmic that combines the vibrancy of the youth but the family climate. It is a large organized beach with shallow waters, restaurants, beach-bars, and changing rooms.
Activities in Mykonos
Mykonos could not miss the water sports. On most beaches you will find diving, surfing, sailing, jet skiing, beach volleying and more. There are schools that can train you and offer you the right equipment for the sports you choose.
The island, due to the strong winds, gathers many surfers and sailors. Ideal beaches for surfing are in Kalafatis, Ftelia, Korfos and Megali Ammos where you can also do lessons.
Boat trips are also a nice activity where you can explore the island and discover hidden beaches that can not be reached by car. Of course you can simply swim in the blue waters of the island, whatever time of day you like.
Finally, you can walk through the white cobblestone streets of the island country by looking at the white houses with colorful doors and windows and chapels of the island. For those who love shopping in Mykonos you will find all the international fashion houses, many gift shops and more.
For those wishing to visit sights and archaeological sites, there is the archaeological museum located near the port and folklore museum of Mykonos that is close to the castle of Mykonos. You should definitely visit the church of Panagia Paraportiani and the Monastery in Paliokastro.