Nestled within the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos makes for a stunning Greek Island getaway.

As you approach the shores of Mykonos you’re confronted by a picture perfect view of classic Greek architecture as the sun bounces off the bright white walls of the buildings. A mesh of tangled laneways drift their way inland from the sweeping sandy beaches littered with sun-kissed visitors – revealing overall, a postcard moment fit for any summer holiday.

Sailing holiday Mykonos
Little Venice, Mykonos

Away from the calm of the scorching afternoon sun, as soon as the island is soothed by darkness a vibrant and pulsing atmosphere ensues. Packed to the brim with a bustling nightlife, Mykonos has been long been known as the gay-friendly Greek Island with its ample clubs and bars, but to this day attracts all walks of life. Being hailed as the premier clubbing destination within the Greek Islands, Mykonos is also renowned for being the most cosmopolitan.

Areas on the islands such as Little Venice and Alefkantras make for the perfect place to start your evening off with a few cocktails. Of course whilst on the Island you’ll also have the chance to try some authentic Greek cuisine meaning you can’t pass up the chance to try Moussaka, Souvlaki, Gyros or some stunningly fresh local seafood.

Mykonos Windmills
Visit the windmills of Mykonos

Mykonos sits amongst the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea meaning every day can be spent cooling off in the mythically magical waters. Mykonos sports different waves for different interests, with beaches such as Elias Beach and Ftelia Beach being perfect for waterskiing and surfing. If it’s a cool calm dip that calls you then Platis Gialos or Agrari Beach is where you’ll find this.

From the sleepy tavernas to the vibrant clubs, crashing waves to a shady cove – Mykonos offers all the perfect ingredients to your perfect summer holiday.

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