Destination guide

Travel to charming Mykonos

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mykonos. This romantic city is known for its boating, bars and cafés. Take in top local attractions like Panagia Paraportiani and Windmills of Mykonos. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Seasonal weather in Mykonos

Travelers enjoy Mykonos for its boating. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mykonos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mykonos is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paradise Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Super Paradise Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Megali Ammos Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tourlos Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Ornos Beach (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Agios Stefanos Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)

How to get to and around Mykonos

Fly into Mykonos (JMK-Mykonos Island National), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Ermoupolis (JSY-Syros Island National), which is 21 mi (33.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Mykonos?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,459 holiday lettings near Mykonos. From 925 Villas to 274 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mykonos for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mykonos?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mykonos. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Naxos: 1,067 holiday homes
  • Elia Beach: 1,516 holiday homes
  • Andros: 232 holiday homes
  • Naxos ke Mikres Kiklades: 1,064 holiday homes
  • Tinos: 1,014 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mykonos! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mykonos?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Mykonos with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Naxos: 1,067 holiday lettings
  • Naxos ke Mikres Kiklades: 1,064 holiday lettings
  • Tinos: 1,014 holiday lettings
  • Ornos: 1,347 holiday lettings
  • Agios Fokas: 656 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Mykonos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Mykonos. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Elia Beach: 1,516 holiday rentals
  • Monastery of Panagia Tourliani: 1,516 holiday rentals
  • Archaeological Museum of Delos: 1,698 holiday rentals
  • Naousa Harbour: 1,437 holiday rentals
  • Kalo Livadi Beach: 1,515 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mykonos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.