SANDY BEACHES

SANDY BEACHES

Agia Anna Kalafatis beach in Mykonos

Agia Anna (Kalafatis)

WIND SHELTERED

 

SMALL

Little known to international crowds, this small white sandy beach is found next to an old fisherman’s settlem ent and it offers visitors peace and quietness, wind shelter, sunbeds and umbrellas with basic but handy beach service. Just before the beach is found the Italian Bandana Restaurant, with its garden and friendly atmosphere.

 

Lunch option: SPILIA RESTAURANT

Agios Sostis beach in Mykonos

Agios Sostis

HIPPIE & FREE

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY ISLAND

Splendid setting with fine sand and clear seawater. More secluded with limited tourists and no sun beds or umbrellas. Located at the end of Panormos Bay, beach cove style and much quieter option to the neighboring Panormos Beach. A paradise for all those searching peace and quiet. To avoid on a windy Meltemi day.

 

Lunch option: KIKI’S

Agrari beach in Mykonos

Agrari

WIND SHELTERED

 

LIMITED SERVICE

Large beach with coarser sand and beautiful waters, sun-beds & umbrellas. Another favorite for families where everyone can either relax or enjoy water sport activities (water-skis, jet-skis, tubes, banana and windsurf). Agrari beach is coonected to Elia beach via a path on the rocks by the sea , most suited for athletic adults and adventurers.

Agios Stefanos beach in Mykonos

Agios Stefanos

WIND SHELTERED

 

CLOSE TO THE PORT

This easily accessible beach can be reached from the city with only a five minutes drive. The beach has been re-styled with comfortable sun beds. Fine sand with a beautiful southeast view till sunset, is particularly suited for family with children, therefore popular amongst the locals. Nice Greek taverna Epostrofi for a relaxed lunch by the beachfront.

 

Lunch option: H EPISTROFI

Delos & Rheina beach in Mykonos

Delos & Rhenia

SECLUDE

 

BY BOAT ONLY

A get away from it all experience. Sandy coves, turquoise waters and un-crowded beaches are a Rhenia Island specialty. Reached only by private boat, Rhenia is just a few nautical miles from Mykonos, and via a visit to the exceptional neighboring island of Delos where one of Greece’s great archeological sites is found. Please contact the Concierge Services Office (+30 22890 28899) for more information on daily private boat excursions.

Elia beach in Mykonos

Elia

WIND SHELTERED

 

CAN BE CROWDED

Long, lovely sandy beach with umbrellas and sun-beds. Very sought after by mainly families on the left hand side of the beach, while the right is for an adult and gay friendly crowd. Various water-sports activities like the neighbouring Agrari. Our Lunch Spot is Elia Restaurant.

 

Lunch Option: ELIA BEACH RESTAURANT

Fokos & Mersini beach in Mykonos

Fokos And Mersini

SECLUDE & PEACEFUL

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

Two smaller and more isolated Northern beaches, a little drive away from the high season crowd. Fokos has coarser sand and offers isolated sunbathing opportunities and is surrounded by rocks – no umbrellas or sun-beds. A total get-away-from-it-all experience, best to avoid on strong Meltemi wind days. 4Wd is recommended.

 

Lunch option: FOKOS TAVERN

Ftelia beach in Mykonos

Ftelia

TRENDY ESTABLISHMENTS

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

Wide sandy beach with no umbrellas or beach chairs, it is the wildest and windiest beach in Mykonos and has fewer visitors, for this reason is a true paradise for windsurfers. On both far sides of the beach are found quality and trendy establishments, with good service in a more wind sheltered position.

 

 

Lunch option: ALEMAGOU

Kalafatis Beach in Mykonos

Kalafatis

WINDSURF FAVOURITE

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

Very long sandy beach with sunbeds & umbrellas and beach service, more suited for families but also for water sports fans with multiple facilities, especially well equipped and positioned for wind surfers. Some hotel establishments overlook the beach contribute to crowd it a bit, while several beach tavernas offer shelter for drinks and light lunches.

 

Lunch option: NESAEA

Kalo Livadi beach in Mykonos

Kalo Livadi

LONGEST SANDY BEACH

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

The longest and one of the most beautiful sandy beaches on Mykonos offering comfortable sun-beds & umbrellas, home now to some good new establishments with attentive beach service. A true must for all beach lovers, suited for any crowd, the glamour, the sports and the tranquillity. On some days can be windy.

 

Lunch option: SOLYMAR

Kapari beach in Mykonos

Kapari

SECLUDED

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

Small, secluded and lovely sandy beach located at the end of Agios Ioannis, a walk from the small white chapel and fishermen’s jetty. You can enjoy the sunrays all day till sunset. Simple natural pleasure, no beach chairs or umbrellas; known to the few, a perfect spot for late afternoon romance, or a peaceful early morning swim.

Lia beach in Mykonos

Lia

LESS CROWDED

 

FURTHER AWAY FROM TOWN

Large, coarser sand beach, with comfortable sun-beds & umbrellas. The farthest of the southern beaches, often the less crowded on the island, boasts a wild natural setting with crystal clear water; great for families or those looking to relax. Good beach service with cold drinks or cocktails served at your Tropézienne deck chair style.

 

Lunch option: LIASTI

Ornos beach in Mykonos

Ornos

WIND SHELTERED

 

CAN BE CROWDED

Long sandy beach located in the touristic and busy area of Ornos, but at easy reach with regular bus service to town and Agios Ioannis, plus boat service to other beaches including Psarou, Elia, Agrari and Super Paradise. Lots of umbrellas and sun-beds, good beach services with a large choice of diverse tavernas and great beach bars.

 

Lunch options: KUZINA & PASAJI

Paradise beach in Mykonos

Paradise

PARTY BEACH

 

CAN BE CROWDED & LOUD

Large long sandy beach best for younger and teenage crowd. Very touristy, not the best for those seeking a relaxed, laid-back afternoon. The Tropicana Beach Bar blasts off with house music at 5pm each day, a mykonos classic. The beach is also home to the two most famous Clubs of the island: Cavo Paradiso and Paradise Club, contend for the best International Djs.

Panormos beach in Mykonos

Panormos

TRENDY & FREE

 

WINDY ON MELTEMY DAY

Long with fine soft sand and beautiful setting, once very trendy beach for few, is now easily over crowded. It is still a cool hangout attracting many locals and ‘those in the know’. Volleyball court and racket ball are possible and very popular. Great swimming, but not recommended on very windy days.

 

Lunch Option: PRINCIPAUTE DE MYKONOS

Paranga beach in Mykonos

Paranga

HAPPENING

 

CAN BE CROWDED

Very trendy long sandy beach, popular with international crowd. Sun beds & umbrellas are made of dried leaves. Bright white Kalua Beach Bar is filled with young ‘a la mode’ people sipping “frappes” or delicious cocktails, depending on the mood. Often crwoded in high season, the close by Agia Anna could be a quiter beach alternative.

 

Lunch option: SCORPIOS

Platis Gialos beach in Mykonos

Platis Gialos

WIND SHELTERED

 

LIMITED PARKING

Long sandy beach terraced by many hotels & tavernas. Often a first choice for families with younger children as there are lots of beach activities, sun beds & umbrellas. Very crowded as popular in high season, best to be on the far left side. Kaiki boats are available to reach other main southern beaches such Super Paradise & Kalo Livadi.

 

Lunch option: BRANCO

Psarou beach in Mykonos

Psarou

STYLISH & WIND SHELTERED

 

CAN BE CROWDED

Smaller, exclusive area, stylish beach nestled in a sheltered cove. Sailing boats and celebrity yachts are all part of the view. The best beach for any windy day – it boasts very stylish sun beds and umbrellas with excellent service. It has as valet parking but as it is a very popular spot, parking fills up quickly thus best to go early.

 

Lunch option: N’AMMOS

Super Paradise beach in Mykonos

Super Paradise

HAPPENING

 

CAN BE CROWDED

Lovely long sandy beach, which is often a favorite for its bay’s deep blue waters. While the right side is gay friendly, the far left side of the beach is boasting a young party crowd enjoying loud music. Super Paradise has recently returned to its splendor, with quality and stylish new establishments like Pinky Beach & Jackie.

 

Lunch option: JACKIE O’BEACH

Agios Ioannis in Mykonos Aqualiving

Agios Ioannis

WIND SHELTERED

 

LIMITED PARKING

Small sandy beach ideal for families located in the exclusive Agios Ioannis area. Well sheltered, good for the more windy Mykonos days, it offers comfortable sun-beds and umbrellas and great views over Delos Island. Ideal for couples and families alike looking for a relaxaed atmosphere from morning untill sunset.

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