Holidays in Mykonos
Mykonos is one of the most famous Greek islands and probably one of the most cosmopolitan too. Besides its natural and picturesque beauty, Mykonos is an island that has an important history that stretches thousand years back. There are excavation findings as well as Byzantine churches and monasteries that indicating an important presence during antiquity, the Roman and Byzantine period.
Mykonos is an island that has something to offer to everyone. It is ideal for thosewho love to partyand enjoy extreme activities, as well as ideal for those that seek peace and tranquility.
It is worth mentioning the reason why Mykonos is today an international holiday destination for every traveller. After the 2nd World War, Mykonos was one of the poorest parts of Greece, and its economy was supported only by fishing. The locals were very welcoming and were treating every tourist (the very few that visited ) with exceptional care and offered a very warm hospitality.
This honest and warm attitude was much appreciated from the travelers who continued to visit Mykonos, and therefore even today, whoever visits Mykonos feels very welcome on the island.
Mykonos is a very cosmopolitan island, attracting thousands of visitors, but against all the odds, it still preserves its traditional and picturesque Cycladic character. The modern way of life is combined perfectly with the simple architecture and the natural beauty of the island, giving to it a unique ambience.
The whitewashed houses combine with the sparkling blue of the sky and the sea, the picturesque windmills and the most wonderful beaches of Mykonos, are blend together perfectly to create an amazing setting that inspires and charms its visitors.
It is only right that Mykonos is said by many to be a small paradise where everyone can escape from their daily routine and enjoy the holiday of your dreams. It is not only for the rich and famous but for the simpler everyday people. It is one of the most popular summer destinations and is ideal for full holidays, as well as weekend breaks. Mykonos is also a popular location for weddings and many couples choose to get married on the island. If you are looking for a wedding organiser that can help you plan your wedding in Mykonos then check out the services being offered by Exclusive Wedding Tales – professional wedding planners in Greece.
During the summer the beaches of Mykonos are “packed” by visitors that enjoy the crystal waters of the Aegean Sea and the hot sun. Some of the beaches like the famous “Super Paradise” attract many people who love party all day long, but there are also a number of isolated beaches which are ideal for relaxing and tranquility, such as Panormos, Agios Sostis, Lia and others.
Mykonos has excellent tourist organization and can cater every need of the most demanding visitor. You can find luxury hotel complexes, villas, rooms to let and apartments, studios and many camping facilities for those who love to be close to the nature.
Access to Mykonos can be done easily with ferry boats, fastspeed boats and hydrofoils that depart from the port of Piraeus or Rafina. There is also connections with ports of other neighbouring Cycladic islands.
Mykonos has well organized airport that caters for domestic flights as well as international and charter flights.