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More high-end clubs, shops, hotels & restaurants planning to open on Mykonos

The owners of the award-winning Bill & Coo Suites & Lounge will be opening another 5-star hotel on Mykonos in May — the Bill & Coo Coast Suites, seen in this image from its Facebook page   Boom times: It looks like the great Mykonos gold rush is going to continue again this year, with numerous top-flight international  nightclubs, restaurants, […]
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Mykonos bar & club openings and party events in spring 2016

~ For event information for 2017, see: Mykonos party scene 2017 ~   These are the DJs that will be appearing at Cavo Paradiso in May …   … and this is Cavo Paradiso’s international DJ lineup for July and August. Curiously, the club did not release a full schedule of events for June.       ~ Click here for a […]
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Soar with the bedazzling beauty of Mykonos

ShareI love this fab drone aerial video of Mykonos, my first and still one of my all-time favourite Greek islands.  The 4-minute film features some of the island’s most picturesque places, including the Mykonos Town harbour, the rustic Little Venice seafront, Paraportiani church, the world-famous windmills, and gorgeous Psarou and Super Paradise beaches.  (The ultra-luxe hotel with the […]
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A breathtaking video postcard from Mykonos

SharePostcard from Mykonos Greece is an inspiring 4-minute film by Pano Verino   Even if you haven’t been to Mykonos yet,  I’m sure you’ve heard about its beautiful beaches, the narrow cobblestone lanes and  whitewashed buildings in Mykonos Town, the luxurious hotels and villas perched on rugged rocky slopes, and the restaurants, bars and clubs […]
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Champagne season gets back into full swing on Mykonos

Rock N Roll Mykonos nightclub shared this image, by @michalisleventogiannis, on its Facebook page   Corks keep popping: Much like the bunny in the television commercials for the Energizer® brand of batteries, the Mykonos party scene just keeps going and going, fuelled in large part by a seemingly unquenchable thirst for champagne by travellers who […]
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Mykonos set for 2015 season with over 100 new places to eat, drink, shop, sleep and party

Located at Tourlos, just a short walk from the New Port, Cayenne is among dozens of brand-new businesses on Mykonos this year.    [Updated October 30 2015]  “Crisis? What crisis?” That’s a question many regular visitors to Mykonos will probably ask when they see the more than 100 new and completely-renovated businesses that have opened on the island […]
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Mykonos restaurants 2015

The scenic Mykonos Town harbourfront is part of the panoramic view that guests can enjoy with their meals at Roca Cookery    [Updated on September 18 2015]   Where to eat: Each year I receive scores of requests to offer restaurant recommendations for people planning to visit Mykonos. Since the 2015 travel season is officially […]
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Mykonos beach parties + bar and club special events in 2015

Looking to party on Mykonos during the  winter? Music Only By Night is a new bar and dance club that opened November 6 at the Gialos harbourfront in Mykonos Town   Click here to see Mykonos party events for 2016    {Updated November 7 2015. Summer is long past and the main party season on Mykonos has concluded, […]
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Cultural events on Mykonos during summer 2015

  For the third year, Mykonos is participating in EuroBirdWatch15, the annual European festival of birds. Theme of this year’s event is migratory birds. The Mykonos event takes place at 11 a.m. on October 11 at the Upper Meras water reservoir, where participants can observe local and migratory birds. Environmental workshops for children will follow the […]
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Going to Mykonos this summer? Check hotels now for early booking discounts & special offers

The gorgeous seaview swimming pool at De.light Boutique Hotel looks oh-so-inviting in this photo from the hotel website. De.light is among numerous Mykonos resorts currently offering early booking deals for summer travel.     Reserve now: If you plan to visit Mykonos this summer, consider booking your accommodations as soon as possible to get a […]
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Mykonos 2014 restaurant update (Part 3)

One of the newest restaurants on Mykonos this summer is Pasají, which opened in July at Ornos beach.  It features Mediterranean fusion cuisine and sushi, and boasts a chic beach bar and beachside swimming pool.    More choices: Mykonos is probably best known for its nightlife and beaches, but with well over 300 restaurants and […]
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Summer's top drink on Mykonos: champagne

Just as this photo from the Bubblesgallery Champagne-Cocktail Bar Facebook page suggests, champagne is the top beverage choice for Mykonos visitors celebrating important occasions or special holiday moments …     … but at some of the island’s notorious party beaches, champagne is meant to be shaken and sprayed, not drunk, as this photo from […]
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Mykonos 2014 restaurant & club update (Part 2)

The bar at Funky Kitchen Mykonos, a new restaurant that opened recently in the Lakka district of Mykonos Town. The photo is one of several posted recently on Funky Kitchen’s Facebook page.   More openings: Several weeks back I posted photos and information about brand-new tourist-related businesses opening on Mykonos for the summer of 2014 […]
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Remezzo club gets restyled into restaurant & bar as new places to eat, stay & play open on Mykonos

The new Anna’s Place Restaurant & Bar overlooks Paradise beach from its hillside location next to the Cavo Paradiso nightclub complex. This photo of the restaurant’s beach view appears on the Anna’s Place Facebook page.     New this season: It has been a busy week on Mykonos, and next week will be even busier, […]
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Revisiting the Shirley Valentine beach on Mykonos

The southern section of Agios Ioannis beach on Mykonos, known the world over as “the Shirley Valentine beach” from the 1989 movie   By popular request: Ever since television networks in the U.K. and U.S.A. broadcast Shirley Valentine in late December, interest in the movie’s filming locations has literally exploded. Thousands of people around the […]
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The most colourful hotel in the Cyclades

Eye-popping colours greet guests at the Sun of Mykonos Studios in the Klouvas area of Mykonos island, as this image from the studios’ Facebook page illustrates     Kaleidoscope of colour: A brightly painted hotel on Mykonos catches plenty of attention from motorists driving the highway from Mykonos Town to Ano Mera village and many […]
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Mykonos food and drink 2013: Where we ate

New this year, L’île Bistrot-Café at 3 Kampani Street quickly became our favourite hangout in Mykonos Town for a coffee, drink or light meal. This photo is from the L’île Bistrot-Café Facebook page.     Repeat and first-time visits: A short holiday on Mykonos this past spring gave us an opportunity to dine at eight […]
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Mykonos food and drink 2013: Where to find the best summer beach parties and special events

The High on Heels all-female collective of DJs, musicians and vocalists gave a live performance June 24 at the Guilty Beach restaurant & bar at Panormos beach   [This is one in a series of reports about the Mykonos restaurant and bar scene this summer. The first part reviewed popular restaurants in and near Mykonos […]
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Mykonos food and drink 2013: The island's most popular beach tavernas and restaurants

  This view of a calm cove and tranquil beach on Panormos Bay is a major element of the sublime setting and laid-back, relaxed ambience…   … that continue to draw scores of diners to cozy Kiki’s Taverna near Agios Sostis beach on Mykonos. But the taverna’s superb salads and great grilled meat dishes are […]
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Mykonos food and drink 2013: The restaurants and bars travellers are talking about this summer

The acclaimed Nobu Matsuhisa Mykonos restaurant at the Belvedere Hotel (seen in this photo from the Belvedere’s Facebook page) has been celebrating its 10th anniversary this week. Click on the picture to view a full-size image.   Table talk: One of the most popular vacation destinations in Greece, Mykonos is renowned for beautiful beaches and […]
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1 Comment

  1. Love this post! I just visited Mykonos with my boyfriend a few weeks ago, you can see our full vlog here: http://www.emilyrajch.co.uk/mykonos-greece/
    It’s so beautiful, very windy so wearing dresses and skirts aren’t the best idea!
    I work in SEO so I explain how I use this to find the cheapest flights on skyscanner! I got mine for under 100.
    Emily xxx

    https://www.instagram.com/emilylucyrajch/?hl=en

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