Mykonos holidays

Essential Information

When To Go

Spring, Summer, Autumn
March – May

June – August
September – November

Getting There

161 £GBP

LCY → JMK

Stay There

97 £GBP

3-star hotel

Visas

Tourist Visa
not required

Freedom of movement

Currency
Euro
1.00 USD = 0.89 EUR
CURRENT WEATHER
Rain
+21°C
Airport Transport

Taxi: 12 £GBP (10 min)

Bus: 2 £GBP (10 min)

Restaurants
Lunch ≈ 19 £GBP
Dinner (for two) ≈ 38 £GBP
Espresso ≈ 2.30 £GBP
Bottled water ≈ 0.75 £GBP
Health & Safety
Travel insurance is recommended
Emergency numbers:
Ambulance: 112
Police: 112

Why Mykonos

Mykonos holidays allow you the opportunity to explore the numerous facets of this unique destination. Look deeper than party island reputation and you’ll find a more relaxed pace of life in the maze-like old town, scenic port and beautiful beaches.

Soak up the contrasts in architecture, when you compare the narrow medieval streets of Mykonos Town to the rest of the island’s Cycladic cubist style. Take a close-up look at the trademark windmills and visit the Paraportiani Church in Little Venice. Among the photo-friendly churches and landmarks, you will find chic boutiques, trendy bistros and hip bars. Make the trip to Delos Island to see its collection of archaeological treasures. Or board a water taxi and explore the bays of the south coast on your holidays to Mykonos.

When to go

The hottest month in Mykonos is July with average temperatures of 26 degrees Celsius (79 Fahrenheit) and January is the coldest with an average of 9 degrees Celsius (48 Fahrenheit). July is the best month for swimming in the sea during Mykonos holidays when the average temperature of the water is 24 degrees Celsius (75 Fahrenheit).

Where to go/stay

Due to Mykonos’ popularity there are numerous good hotel options on the island. An alternative option for holidays to Mykonos is renting villas, many of which are spread across the slopes of Mykonos and offer more space, privacy, potentially a swimming pool, and the chance to live as locals do.

Things to do

Mykonos has struck the right balance between fantastic beaches, iconic windmills and postcard-like white-washed towns. There is an incredible array of things to do on Mykonos holidays – with charming culture, water sports, and a vibrant nightlife scene.

Blessed with stunning beaches, you will find many of the things to do in Mykonos are towards the coastline.

But add a fourth “S” to sun, surf and sand – shopping, something holidays to Mykonos will not disappoint you in. You will find folklore shops are common. Fashionable types should go to Matogianni Street to indulge in a little retail therapy.

Start sightseeing with the archaeological site on Delos Island. It is one of the most important and archaeological sites in Greece and is shrouded in history and mythology. It is only a short boat trip from Mykonos Island. Visit one of the most photographed religious buildings in the world – the Church of Panagia Paraportiani.

Go to the hidden gem that is Fokos Taverna, it is full of traditional Greek atmosphere and serves delicious cuisine. For exquisite seafood you can’t beat the family favourite Fisherman Taverna on holidays in Mykonos.

Mykonos’ nightlife is exciting with its clubs, live music and beach parties. Skandinavian Disco Open from 12pm until the early hours and is open-air club with a huge swimming pool.