The Beautiful Island of Mykonos

Mykonos is a Greek island and a tourist destination, renowned for its cosmopolitan character and its intense nightlife. In the past, it used to be very cosmopolitan and to attract wealthy tourists and celebrities from all over the world. Today it is still one of the favorite vacation and holiday destinations of Greeks from all over the country.

Despite the populated aspect of the island, visitors will realize that Mykonos is a very beautiful island where it can be seen wonderful mountainous landscapes, clear waters, golden sandy beaches, beautiful churches, chapels and windmills and picturesque villages. The capital of the island, Hora or Mykonos Town, is particularly charming and considered as one of the most beautiful little cities of the Cyclades. It is representative of the island’s typically Cycladic architecture with whitewashed cubic houses, flat roofs, blue doors and windows, narrow paved streets and flowered balconies, all of this creating a picturesque and magical atmosphere.

The nightlife of Mykonos is marketed as among the best in Europe, since the island attracts famous DJs to its clubs and beach bars. In addition, Mykonos is a gay-friendly resort area, featuring several gay clubs open during the summer. The nightlife focuses mainly on bars rather than clubs, yet a number of notable clubs can be found throughout the island. Mykonos is famous for its rhythm of life: the party starts at midday on the beaches, and then continues to the night until sunrise, when the club-goers then sleep until the afternoon. The island is considered to be "a playground for adults".


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