"Mykonos is one of the most luxurious of the Greek islands. There are boutique hotels and designer shops galore on this paradise island."
Mykonos is a beautiful Greek island, which combines a vibrant nightlife, stunning beaches and an interesting history, to create the perfect holiday package. These days it is most associated with the many beach parties, which attract DJs from around the world, making it ideal for young people seeking a fun time in the hot summer sun. However, it is also blessed with a rich history, being within touching distance of the ancient holy site of Delos, birthplace of Apollo and his twin sister Artemis in ancient myth, ensuring that it is also great for people who enjoy cultural activities. This, coupled with the islands many exceptional beaches that feature golden sands and azure waters, make Mykonos the kind of place, which everyone will enjoy on a beach holiday.
Chora, Mykonos’ capital, lies beside a picturesque harbour of yachts and fishing boats and offers an array of excellent shops, restaurants and nightclubs within a maze of tiny pebble-lined streets with white-washed steps and buildings. A visit to the historic neighbouring island of Delos, reached by local boat service, is well worthwhile. Here there are many fascinating archaeological sites to see. Like Mykonos, Delos is protected to preserve its unique natural and aesthetic beauty.
The island features beautifully warm weather, gorgeous beaches, an exciting nightlife and fascinating history, so if you are searching for the place to escape the modern world, it may just be the place for you.