Keep an eye on this post to find out when your favourite Mykonos bars, beach clubs, nightclubs, hotels and restaurants will open for the 2021 tourist season. This listing will be updated regularly. Latest update: Friday May 7 includes rescheduled opening dates for Noema, 180 Sunset Bar and Scorpios.
Scenes from Tropicana Beach Club and other places on Mykonos are featured in this video by John Moschovakis, released May 7 to promote the club’s 2021 season opening on May 20
Doors open: Here’s a preview of opening dates for Mykonos venues, along with places that are busy preparing for the upcoming travel season.
Restaurants that have been open since winter and/or early spring for delivery and takeaway include:
♦ Cantina at the Mykonos New Port
♦ Pikanti Gonia
♦ Oregano Cook & Grill
♦ Local BBQ & Souvlaki
♦ Blu Blu Lounge
♦ Pita Wrap & Pizza
♦ MJ Cafe
♦ El Burro
♦ Rustic Grill
♦ Souvlaki Story
♦ La Rosticceria
♦ Αυλή Μύκονος
♦ Souvlaki Mykonos – Cantina Street Food
♦ Central Cafe
♦ Teo’s House
♦ N’ice Cream Mykonos
Most of the above-mentioned establishments will open their outdoor dining patios in May, pursuant to Greek government rules easing the Covid-19 lockdown and permitting restaurants to open for outdoor dining only starting on May 3.
MYK Boat Club is offering a “super early bird” ticket sale for its summer party cruises. Check @mykboatclub on Facebook and Instagram for further information.
Cavo Paradiso club circulated this announcement April 17 on its social media accounts
Friday April 9 was opening date for Tokyo Joe sushi bar — for food and beverage takeout and delivery. On May 3 it opened its patio for outdoor dining.
Aroma cafe-bar opened on Wednesday April 14
Starting on Saturday April 22, the new La Barran bar in Mykonos Town will be open to serve cocktails for take-away
Apaggio seafood and Greek restaurant at Ornos opened May 3
Galleraki Bar at the Little Venice seafront of Mykonos Town started its season on May 3
Friano Greek Tavern opened for outdoor dining on May 3
Nautilus restaurant returns on Monday May 3
Vegera restaurant opens its doors on Monday May 3
Maria’s Traditional Mykonian Restaurant opens for its 46th season on Monday May 3
Tasos Taverna opens Monday May 3 for its 59th year of operations at Paraga beach
Liberty Breakfast Room is back on Monday May 3
On Monday May 3, Appaloosa Restaurant & Bar opened for outdoor dining
On May 4, Limnios Taverna at Agios Stefanos announced that it has opened for outdoor dining
Semeli Hotel in Mykonos Town opens its doors on Wednesday May 5
Thioni Restaurant in Mykonos Town returns on Wednesday May 5
The wine, champagne and spirits shop Wine Room Mykonos opened on May 5
Koutala Greek restaurant launched its season on May 5
Mykonos Horseland announced on May 5 that it’s now open for another season of horse riding tours on the island
The Wild Hotel at Agia Anna/Kalafatis opens on May 8
Saturday May 8 is opening day for Katrin (La Maison de Katrin), an icon of haute cuisine in Mykonos since 1971 — and one of the island’s most-photographed locations on Instagram
Sunday May 9 is opening day for Lefteris Grillhouse at Ornos
Ikies of Mykonos hotel welcomes guests starting Monday May 10
Monday May 10 is opening day for Platis Bakery at the Argo Hotel at Platis Gialos
The two Bill & Coo 5-star hotels on Mykonos — the Bill & Coo Suites and Lounge in Mykonos Town, and Bill & Coo Coast Suites at Agios Ioannis beach — will open on Monday May 3
180 Sunset Bar is not only the top sunset-viewing cocktail lounge on Mykonos, it’s also one of the most Instagramable places on the entire island. Originally set to open on May 8, it has re-scheduled its season launch to Thursday May 13.
Branco Mykonos resort, the beachfront hotel and restaurant at Platis Gialos, opens on May 12
Friday May 14 is opening day for Alemagou beach club
Mykonos VIOMA Organic Farm & Vineyard reopens on May 15
May 15 is opening day for the infamous DK Oyster restaurant and bar at Platis Gialos beach. The place made international headlines in the spring of 2019 after an American tourist wrote an online review complaining about “rip off” prices charged for a lunch he had with friends. (The article Calamari made of gold on Keep Talking Greece was one of dozens that reported on the incident.) His was just one of hundreds of scathing reviews posted on TripAdvisor, where customers regularly complain about what they feel are misleading business practices.
Pinky Beach, seen in an aerial photo from its website, has planned a Sunday May 16 re-opening for its restaurant, bar and sunbeds at Agia Anna/Paraga beach
Tropicana beach club will open its doors on Thursday May 20
Thursday May 20 is opening day for the Buddha-Bar Beach restaurant and cocktail bar at the Santa Marina Resort at Ornos
54 Cocktail Bar & Sunset Lounge will open on Friday May 21
Nōema restaurant (which is profiled in our recent post What’s New on Mykonos for 2021) has pushed back its opening by one week — to Friday May 21
Kaz James and Jean Claude Ades will host the season opening event at Scorpios beach club on Sunday May 23. The opening originally was scheduled for May 16 but the club announced May 5 that it was pushing that date back by a week.
Mykonos Soul Suites at Agios Stefanos opens on Tuesday May 25
It was the most popular and talked-about restaurant on Mykonos last year, and COYA will return for a second highly-anticipated season on May 26
The contemporary Japanese izakaya restaurant Zuma returns to Mykonos this summer with its second consecutive seasonal pop-up at the 5-star Cavo Tagoo Hotel in Mykonos Town. Opening day is set for Friday May 28.
The 5-star Destino Pacha Mykonos luxury hotel is scheduled to open Tuesday June 1 on a clifftop overlooking Agios Stefanos beach (in the premises previously operated as Oniro Mykonos — A Shanti Collection Resort). Like its “sister” hotel in Ibiza, the Destino Pacha Mykonos promises “the ultimate adult playground where life is celebrated from sunrise to sunset and beyond.”
Votsalaki Boutique Resort at Paradise Beach will open on June 11
Wednesday June 16 is the anticipated opening date for Mykonos Social, the newest project of Michelin-starred restaurateur Jason Atherton. Situated in the Santa Marina Mykonos luxury resort at Ornos, Mykonos Social will offer a Mediterranean and Greek cuisine menu created by Atherton and overseen by executive chef Kostas Papathanasiou.
Venues gearing up for summer
The brand-new Lio Mykonos cabaret restaurant and nightclub expects to provide information about its opening date soon
COYA was the hottest new restaurant on Mykonos last year, and it will be back for its second season in May. The precise opening day has not yet been announced.
Bonbonniere will be back this summer. In promotional posts on social media, the nightclub says: “Imagine your dream summer….Now get ready to live it.”
Guapaloca Bar shared this photo of its entertainment team on social media with the caption: “Our summer events are on the way!”
In its social media campaign for the 2021 season, SantAnna beach club invites travellers to “get your life back” and start planning your holidays now
Paradise Beach Club shared this photo on social media along with the caption: “Counting the days for the party of all parties!”
Skandinavian Bar has launched a new website as it prepares for its summer opening
Liasti beach club at Lia beach also is preparing for another summer season
JackieO Beach Club at Super Paradise (top) and JackieO Bar on the seafront of Mykonos Town will both be returning this summer and are expecting to open at the end of May
More opening announcements coming soon!