Discover Mykonos

Mykonos is one of Greece’s most popular islands in the Cyclades. Mykonos island has an irresistible combination of nature, culture and history, with sparkling blue waters, breathtaking landscapes, and a sophisticated cosmopolitan air that makes one feel at home in an instant. No matter how many times you have visited Mykonos, you will never get tired of it. There is always something new to discover! And that’s part of Mykonos seductive vibes, a picturesque location with hidden gems, welcoming the traveler into relaxing new experiences.

If you are looking for a good vacation spot, you should visit Mykonos Island. Mykonos has white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters that will appeal to a person of virtually any age or background. Mykonos is located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 35km (22 miles) south of the Tinos and Syros islands. It’s part of the Cyclades island chain and it’s also known as “The island of the Winds”. The Municipality has a land area of ​​29.039 km2 and a 2011 census population of 20,971 residents.

This blessed island has a lot to offer: fine sand beaches with clear waters, exciting nightlife, great food, and rich history. Here lays the land where the ancient Cycladic art was born. Mykonos, with its typical whitewashed cubic houses, blue-domed churches, Byzantine windmills and Roman baths. Visitors adore Mykonos because it has been established for its cosmopolitan character and its plethora of magnificent beaches and amenities. Aegean Airlines offers regular flights to Mykonos from many cities within Europe. For a full list of fares and flight timetables, visit their website.

Mykonos took its name from the grandson of Apollo. According to Ancient Greek mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. Whether you love to party or you are a history lover, this island will steal your heart. ARION Suites were built and designed with respect to the island’s traditions.

Art, environment-friendly materials, modern aesthetic, sustainable architecture and cozy design were and still are our fundamental principles behind ARION Suites Experience in Mykonos.


The best option to get from Athens to Mykonos is by taking a 45 mins flight from Athens Airport (El. Venizelos Airport). The ferry boat from Athens to Mykonos takes around from 2.5 hrs to 5 hrs (depending on which ferry boat you take) which is a nice relaxing experience for those that don’t get bored easily.

Chora, the capital of Mykonos, is home to many museums which highlight the island’s rich legacy.

Add to your schedule a visit to Mykonos Museums:

  • Delos Archaeological Museum
  • Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
  • Folklore Museum
  • Maritime Museum
  • House of Lena
  • Agricultural Museum


Wear your most comfortable shoes and stroll around Mykonos at:

  • Little Venice – The most romantic area in Mykonos.
  • Windmills – The signature landmark of the island.
  • Paraportiani Church – The Church of Panagia Paraportiani, dates back to the 14th century.
  • Matogiannia Street – Full of shops, galleries and restaurants.


Party lovers will find the best clubs in Mykonos. For starters have a look at: 

  • Scorpios Club
  • Cavo Paradiso Club
  • Paradise
  • Byblos
  • Noema
  • Nōema
  • Skandinavian Disco
  • Tropicana
  • Moni Club
  • Super Paradise
  • Toy Room Club


Dining in Mykonos is famous thanks to:

  • Vinos 
  • M-eating
  • Obati
  • Nammos
  • Buddha
  • Bonatsa
  • Fokos Restaurant
  • Avli Tou Thodori
  • Kalita Restaurant
  • Nikolas Taverna
  • Kastro’s
  • La Cucina Di Daniele
  • To Maereio Restaurant
  • Bistrot De Nicolas
  • Captain’s
  • Eva’s Garden
  • Kikis Tavern
  • Casa Di Giorgio
  • Elia Beach Restaurant
  • Compass Restaurant
  • SantAnna
  • Scorpios Mykonos
  • Sol Y Mar Restaurant
  • Spilia Restaurant
  • Matsuhisa

Truth be told all Mykonos beaches are spectacular! If you prefer less windy beaches then mark the ones on the southern coast of the island, as they’re the most protected from the winds. But if you are a nature lover, you will be amazed by the ones in the north which are usually less crowded. Have in mind that the average water temperature on the island ranges from 16C to 25C (60F to 77F). Now get your map in front of you and circle what you want. Start with the amazing beach in front of the Arion Suites:

  • MEGALI AMMOS BEACH: Sunbathing, Water Sports 
  • AGIOS SOSTIS BEACH: Couples, Naturism
  • AGIOS IOANNIS BEACH: Relaxing, Swimming, Families
  • AGIOS STEFANOS BEACH: Families, Swimming, Water Sports
  • AGIA ANNA BEACH (PARAGA): Relaxing, Swimming
  • AGRARI BEACH: Naturism, Gay-Friendly, Swimming
  • ELIA BEACH: Swimming, Gay-Friendly, Naturism
  • FOKOS BEACH: Relaxing, Naturism
  • FTELIA BEACH: Relaxing, Water Sports
  • KALO LIVADI BEACH: Families, Swimming, Water Sports
  • KALAFATIS BEACH: Families, Water Sports
  • KAPARI BEACH: Relaxing, Naturism
  • LIA BEACH: Relaxing, Water Sports
  • ORNOS BEACH: Couples, Families, Swimming
  • OLD PORT BEACH: Sunbathing, Views
  • PLATYS GIALOS BEACH: Couples, Families, Swimming
  • PSAROU BEACH: Couples, Swimming
  • PARADISE BEACH: Parties, Swimming
  • PARAGA BEACH: Parties, Naturism
  • PANORMOS BEACH: Naturism, Gay-Friendly
  • SUPER PARADISE BEACH: Couples, Swimming, Parties, Gay-Friendly

If you are in the mood to explore the island then have a look at Renting Car services or other transportation options: Mykonos official website.

For Mykonos Health Centers & Pharmacies visit this list.

Good to know where you can find the following:

Municipality of Mykonos

+30 22890 22201, 23988

Police Department

+30 22890 22716

Tourist Police

+30 22890 22482

Health Center

+30 22890 23998, 23994


+30 22890 23360


+30 22890 23700, 22400

First Aid Station Mykonos

+30 22890 22274

First Aid Station Ano Mera

+30 22890 71395


Citizens Service

Hotel Association

Municipal Information Office

Association of rental accommodation


Mykonos Port

Piraeus Port

Rafina Port

Olympic Airlines Mykonos

Olympic Airlines Athens

Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

Delos Archaeological Museum

Folklore Museum of Mykonos

Nautical Museum

Cultural Center



+30 22890 22492

+30 22890 24760, 24540

+30 22890 23990

+30 22890 24860, 26860

+30 22890 22327

+30 22890 22218

+30 210 4226000-4

+30 22940 28888, 22940 22300

+30 22890 22490, 22495

+30 210 9666666, 210 936363-5

+30 22890 22325

+30 22890 22259

+30 22890 22591

+30 22890 22700

+30 22890 27190

+30 22890 22614

Banks in Mykonos

Alpha Bank I, 41 Matogianni str., +30 2289 023400

Alpha Bank II, On the way to the Airport

Eurobank, On the way to the Airport, +30 2289 079130

Piraeus Bank II, Nea Peripheriaki Odos, +30 2289 029304

National Bank of Greece, On the way to the Airport


Last update: 17/04/2022