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Mykonos is probably the second most famous greek island and a celebrity hotspot since the 60’s. Mykonos is famous for its amazing sandy beaches like Elia beach or Kalafatis, the celebrity-feel hotels and beach bars, but also for its expensive services, restaurants and VIP style clubs and bars. Love it or hate it, Mykonos island is a wonderful and very unique destination and it’s definitely worth your visit. These guides will help you make the best of your trip to Mykonos.

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There is no shortage of impressive luxury hotels in Mykonos island (like the magnificent Bill & Coo Suites)  but you may feel overwhelmed with all the available options. This list has the best hotels on the island (especially when money is not an issue…).

Mykonos has some of the most luxurious villas in the medditerranean sea and you may find yourslef neighbors with celebrities! Places like the Dolce Vita Mykonos villa will give you the ultimate luxury experience.

Mykonos town is the area with all the buzz in Mykonos. It the place to see and be seen hile hving the best nightlife of the island. Some of the best hotels like Cavo Tagoo are in or very close to Mykonos Town which actually makes them the perfect choice if you want to be close to all the “action”.

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Eventhough all the action and the best nightlife is in Mykonos town you might want to stay in another town of the island. Where your hotel is located is very important as it will determine whether you need a car or not. This guide will help you out decide what is the best area to stay in Mykonos.

Mykonos is famous for its amazing golden sand beaches like Kalafatis, Elia beach, Super Paradise, Paraga, Ornos beach and many more. This guide has detailed instructions and Google Maps links to all of them. 

If you are travelling from outside of Europe to Greece then unfortunately you have to go through Athens and then the options you have to go to Mykonos is either by flight or by boat (ferry). Good news is that Mykonos is pretty close to Athens (compared to Santorini) and the ferry may not be a bad option. This guide will help you decide.

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Mykonos is definitely not famous for its affordable prices but there are still offers and some tips you can follow if you want to visit and stay on the island without breaking the bank. Places such as Hotel Spanelis provide very decent accommodation in Mykonos at an affordable price.

Mykonos’ beaches are probably some of the best in Greece and staying by the beach is a very wise thing to do in Mykonos. Anax Resort and Spa is one of the newest and most impressive additions to the beach hotels in Mykonos but there is definitely more to it than that!

If there is one thing that Mykonos hotels offer a lot is some ofthe most amazing infinity swimming pools in Greece. One of the best is by far the incredible Myconian Korali Relais & Chateaux with its unique design and beautiful suites in Mykonos Town.

Mykonos can easily be used as your base to do some greek island hoping. There are a lot of greek islands you can visit from Mykonos and the unique island of Dilos which is only inhabited by …cats is one of them!

Mykonos has a reliable and frequent local bus network. The buses in Mykonos though cannot take anywhere but only to the main towns and villages. These are all the timetables for the Mykonos buses along with all the important stops and maps you need to know. 

Visiting the 2 most famous islands at once is definitely doable and this guide has all things you need to know on how to reach them by ferry or by a quick flight (not always available).

This is the ultimate greek island comparison! If you are wonering what’s best for your situation then you need read this as it will help you decide on how many days you stay on each one of these 2 great greek islands.

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