Guide to the balancing islands of Mykonos and Milos
There are few places as picturesque and enchanting as the Greek Islands. Both Mykonos + Milos offer unique experiences, each with its own distinct charm. As you embark on your journey, you will find that the theme of balance beautifully weaves through both islands. Mykonos offers a perfect blend of crystal beaches, lively nightlife and searing sunsets, while Milos effortlessly balances untouched landscapes with a sense of tranquillity. So, whether you seek vibrant festivities or peaceful retreats, these islands of Yin + Yang offer an ideal harmony for every traveller.
A guide to Mykonos
Mykonos beckons with its vibrant nightlife, picturesque landscapes, and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Get lost in its labyrinthine streets, explore the stunning beaches, and revel in the electrifying energy of the island.
Acrogiali Beach Hotel, Platos Gialos
Situated right on Platos Gialos Beach, this hotel is simple but roomy and chic, and the seaside balcony rooms are a treat for an afternoon sundowner. Also includes a fabulous buffet breakfast that you can eat right by the ocean before nabbing a sun lounge for the day.
Soho Roc House, Paraga Beach
If you’re lucky enough to be a Soho member, the Roc House is pretty special. Finish off your Mykonos adventure by treating yourself to a couple of nights here to do not much else but relax and sip cocktails by the pool. Move at their cliffside open air gym, and to be really wow-ed, get up for sunrise – we can almost guarantee you’ll have the pink-hued delight all to yourself.
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Bohème, Mykonos Town
A trendy boutique hotel offering a fusion of bohemian charm and clean white lines, providing a stylish and relaxed haven in the heart of the town if that’s your vibe!
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A chic, sandy beach club with a very Mykonos desert bohemian atmosphere, great DJ sets, incredible Mediterranean food and breathtaking sunset views. You’ll be blown away by the drive in alone! Go Wednesdays for pardi time.
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More than just a beach club, Scorpios is a cultural haven in Mykonos, offering a blend of music, art, and gastronomy against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty. Make sure you go for sunset ritual.
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JackieO’ Beach Club
A LGBTQI+ friendly vibrant nightclub and bar on super paradise beach, famous for its lively atmosphere, fabulous drag shows, and unforgettable parties. Stunning place set atop a hill with incredible sunset views.
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A very luxe, upmarket yacht club and restaurant, synonymous with glamour and a beach party scene. Chill out in a cabana and enjoy watching the beautiful Aegean Sea, rocky landscape, and people during the day, then stick around for an accessible, posh party scene once the sun falls.
A captivating seaside restaurant in Mykonos, tucked within a natural cave, offering a unique dining experience with fresh seafood and a stunning coastal ambiance.
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A trendy restaurant in Mykonos that blends contemporary Greek cuisine with international flavours, providing a home to celebrate the free spirit of the Cyclades.
A traditional Greek taverna in Mykonos, serving authentic homemade dishes with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for immersing oneself in Greek culture and cuisine. You’ll likely get to meet at least two generations of ‘Nikolas’ who catch fresh fish daily! Also, save room for the banoffee pie for dessert – unexpectedly one of the best we’ve ever eaten.
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A legendary hidden gem in Mykonos, offering simple yet incredibly delicious grilled meats and fresh salads in a charming outdoor setting with breathtaking views. Be prepared to line up, put your name down and go for a swim whilst you wait. The octopus is a must!
Walk from Platos Gialos around to Paradise Beach
The best way to see some of the best south beaches, showcasing the island’s stunning shoreline and picturesque views along the way. Stop in for snacks and drinks along the way! Also, in the high season of summer, water taxis operate from all the main beaches which can be much cheaper and easier than cars.
Explore the streets of Little Venice
Immerse yourself in the island’s rich history and get a taste of the iconic‘Greek’, with its iconic colourful houses and waterfront cafés.
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Sail around Reina and Delos
Journey through ancient history and breathtaking natural beauty, where you can discover archaeological sites and enjoy the azure waters of the Aegean Sea.
MILOS GUIDE COMING SOON!
If you haven’t already, immerse yourself in our balanced Mykonos + Milos retreat.