Greece is known for its beautiful beaches, amazing nightlife, delicious cuisine and Mykonos the destination that is on most peoples bucket list. Mykonos vacations offer endless possibilities for fun! Mykonos is the Greece’s party island, where many say that is comparable to Ibiza, with hyperactive people flocking to its beach clubs by day and taking in the bass rhythms hammering through its world renowned cosmopolitan nightclubs till the morning. But Mykonos is more than just glittering beaches and voracious revelers!
Before heading to Mykonos, here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) you may have about your Mykonos vacations.
Let’s check them out!
The most frequently asked questions for Mykonos vacations.
1. What do I need to know before going to Mykonos?
If traveling for the first time in Mykonos, you should know these things/facts before heading to this well-known Greek island!
From June until September, Mykonos is very busy. So, you can expect that hotel costs are at their highest, and the beaches, restaurants, and nightclubs are filled with reservations. The shoulder season (April to early June, late September, and October) is a better time to visit. You can find much easier the beaches without the crowds, and the lodging fees are reduced a lot. Winter may not be the best time for sunbathing sunbathing and swimming, but its benefits include deserted beaches and cheap lodging!
Throughout the year, boats link Mykonos to the ports of Athens, Rafina, and Piraeus, as well as the adjacent islands of Tinos and Andros. During peak season, fast catamarans connect Mykonos to other Cycladic islands, including Santorini and Paros. Mykonos Airport offers year-round service to Athens and Thessaloniki and seasonal service to European destinations. Timetables can be found here!
2. Which islands are near Mykonos?
If you take good advantage of the transportation you should definitely visit some amazing islands near Mykonos! You can learn everything in our article!
2. What type of accommodation should I choose?
Mykonos offers many different types of accommodation ranging from luxury hotels and resorts to budget-friendly apartments and studios. Depending on your budget and preferences, you can find something that suits your needs perfectly.
3. How much will my Mykonos vacations cost?
The cost of your Mykonos trip will depend on many factors, including the type of accommodation you choose and the activities you plan to do. You can better understand potential costs by researching Mykonos hotels, restaurants, attractions, and tours online.
It would help if you planned to spend around 300 to 500 euros per day on your vacation in Mykonos, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travellers have spent, on average, 100 euros on meals for one day and 30 to 50 euros on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Mykonos for a couple is €100 to even 2000 euros per night depending on their quality.
So, a trip to Mykonos for two people for one week costs 2000 to 4000 euros on average. All these average travel prices have been collected from other travellers to help you plan your travel budget.
4. What type of weather should I expect in my Mykonos vacations?
Mykonos typically has hot, dry summers and mild winters, with temperatures rarely dropping below 8C (50F). During the summer months, it is recommended to wear sunscreen all the time and light clothing as temperatures can reach even 38-40C (86F) or higher.
5. Are there any beaches I shouldn’t miss?
Mykonos is known for its stunning beaches!
Some of the most popular Mykonos beaches include Mirsini beach, Frangias beach, and Elia beach. Be sure to check out Agios Sostis beach for a quieter, more secluded option!
6. What are the top 5 things I should do in Mykonos?
– Visit the Armenistis Lighthouse
Organize a road trip with your friends to this place, Armenistis lighthouse, and enjoy the breathtaking view!
– Visit three of the best beaches on the island
Paraga, Psarou, and Elia!
Most beaches include local tavernas and beach bars where you may have a drink and food while admiring the crystal blue ocean. Also, party at Paradise Beach’s iconic Tropicana Beach bar, work on your tan at Scorpios on Paraga Beach, or relax at Pasaji on Ornos Beach. More of Mykonos’ greatest beaches may be found in my Mykonos Beach & Party Guide!
– Check out the Little Venice
This well-known strip of coastal eateries (Little Venice) and stores is ideal for sunset strolls. Dinner at one of the restaurants may seem very expensive for your budget, but it will be one of the most stunning dinners in Mykonos!
– Check out the famous windmills
Mykonos’ windmills are also a must-see. They are one of Mykonos’ most recognizable emblems, with some dating back to the 16th century. Windmills might be the most photographed place on the island.
– Don’t miss the Paraportiani church
Mykonos has 365 churches. Thus there is one for each day of the year. However, the Paraportiani church is the most renowned due to its breathtaking vistas and distinctive façade. It’s a fantastic spot to see the sunset and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime view!
Now that you know the answers to common Mykonos questions, it’s time to start planning your trip. There are lots of things you can do in this island. We recommend creating an itinerary and making reservations ahead of time so you can make the most of your Mykonos vacation.
Remember to research Mykonos restaurants, attractions, and nightlife before your visit so you will get all the benefits! And lastly, remember to bring your camera to capture your memories of your Mykonos trip.
Our suggestion is to take a look at our package for Mykonos which is quite affordable and make your decision!