If you wish to have a glamorous honeymoon then Mykonos one of the Cyclades islands is the place for you also known as the Island of Winds. It is the most visited island throughout the year. It attracts people from all walks of life, celebrities, graduates, families and most of all young couples and newlyweds. Although it is famous for its wild nightlife and beach bar parties, it offers inspirit nature and secluded place off the beaten truck. Mykonos will fulfill your wishes and you will have a dream holiday that will remain unforgettable.
How to reach the island of Mykonos
You can reach the island by getting a connecting flight from Eleftherios Venizelos, Athens’ airport or by fast ferry from Piraeus or Rafina ports. When you get to the island you can get around using buses, taxis or small boats that take you around the island. You can also hire a car but you should keep in mind that you cannot drive in Chora, the capital.
What Mykonos will offer you?
Here, you can spoil yourself with all the luxury and comfort you have ever dreamt of. Relax by the pool, sipping your cocktail, treat yourself to a refreshing spa. If you want more action go down to a nearby beach. Sunbathe under the hot sun, cool off swimming in the crystal clear waters. Most of the beaches are well-organised and offer a varierty of water sports facilities. The amazing sandy beaches in Mykonos are plenty. Paranga beach, Elia Beach , Platis Gialos Paradise and super Paradise are just a few.
Paranga Beach, is actually made up of two parts one rather more organised with taverns and the other much more peaceful. You can go there by bus or a boat heading for Super Paradise Beach.
Super Pardise Beach being the most famous for its beach parties that start from morning tilllate at night. It is an easy drive from Chora, however, a bit less organised than Paradise beach.
In Paradise beach, the sea is great for swimming. It is well-organised and affordable you can enjoy your drink or snack as you relax under a sun shade admiring the sparkling clear waters. Only twenty minutes from Chora you can find bars and restaurants to spend a day in the sun.
If you look for a more quiet beach then you should go to Elia beach. It is the longest sandy beach of the island, there you find tavernas, bars and water sports facilities, parasailing, windsurfing. This is the place most visited by celebrities. The pictureque landscape makes the place ideal for relaxation.
Spending a day in Chora
However, a day spent if Chora is worthwhile. The best time to see the town is in the morning when everyone heads to sa beach or still sleeps after an all-night party. Go to the Venetian Castle, Paraportiani, the oldest and most famous chuch of Mykonos. Going towards the port you can see the Archaelogical Museum, which exhibits vases and sculptures from Delos. In addition the Nautical Museum, and the folklore Museum have a lot of interesting displays.
Along the coastline you can admire the “Little Venice” so called because of its houses built over the water, with their colorful wooden balconies and waves crashing beneath them. On the other side of the bay you can see the ‘windmills’ the famous landmark of Mykonos.
Of course walking through the narrow cobbled streets in Chora during the evening is a complete different experience. Whitewashed houses, blue-painted windows and balconies, filled with colourful flowers are very impressive. Chora is also famous for its posh street, Matogianni, where you can find everything your hear desires art works, brand name clothing, trendy jewellery.
Like the nightlife or quiet villages? In Mykonos you can find all!
Nightlife is full of excitement, night clubs and bars are blusting with music and people dancing and drinking till the morning hours.
However, you can get away from it all and enjoy a more romantic and secluded honeymoon in quiet villages such as Ano Meria where you can mingle with locals and get a real taste of the traditional life in the island. You can spend a day at a family owned farm near Panaghia Tourliani, known as ‘Vioma’ , have a taste of wodd-oven baked bread, homemade delicacies and good wine from their own vine yards. You can kake an organised bicycle tour and discover unspoilt parts of the island, swim in secluded beaches . Your guide will refresh you with homemade lemonade and fresh- baked cakes. Of course do not forget your camera.
A honeymoon in Mykonos is a lifetime experience you will never forget. The more you stay the more you want to see and do. You never have enough of the island. Before you leave you will be making plans for your next visit. If you plan to book a honeymoon package in Mykonos, then check the “Mykonos Experience” honeymoon package