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Is 1 day enough for Mykonos?

Is one day enough time in Mykonos?

Although there are many things to do, you’ll have enough time if you have a concise itinerary.
Mykonos is a small island and many of the island’s main attractions are focused around a rather small area (Mykonos Old Town) that can easily be seen over the course of a day.
Ideally, two or three days on Mykonos would be preferable, but one day is enough time to at least get a taste of Mykonos.

Here is a comprehensive one-day itinerary in Mykonos that will ensure that you get the most out of your time on the island of the winds.

09:00 AM, The most important meal of the day.

Wake up before the hustle and bustle of the island begin. Walk the cobbled streets of Mykonos Old Town and follow your enter to one of the bakeries that you will cross. Gerasimo’s Bakery, Attica Bakeries, and Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery are all equally great options, where you can taste original Mykonian baked goods.

24 hours in Mykonos Morning Town

10:00 AM, Seize the day!

Now that the South Part of Mykonos starts to get extremely crowded, join one of our Safari Tours and explore Mykonos from side to side. Visit secluded beaches, historical monuments, and traditional Cycladic villages and enjoy a traditional greek lunch with local wine.

Since this is your only day in Mykonos a Half Day Morning Tour will be enough to discover a large part of the island and you will be back no later than 15:00.

24 hours in Mykonos Safari Tour

15:00 AM, Make the most of your stay.

At this point, you have almost explored the whole island on a luxurious 4×4 car, and rather than staying at Mykonos Town, I would strongly recommend joining a Catamaran Sunset Cruise to Delos and Rhenia Island that runs from 15:30 to 20:30. The highly reputable catamaran companies Mykonos Dolphin and Catamaran Mykonos will provide an opulent environment on board in order to make the most out of your visit to Mykonos.

Relax in the comfortable seats of the modern Catamaran and let summer sea breezes caress your body. The cruise will take you up to the sacred island of anticity – Delos, the birthplace of God Apollo, and to a tranquil paradise called Rhenia. On your way back a suspension freshly prepared seafood meal will be served on board.

24 hours in Mykonos Catamaran Cruise

20:30 AM, Sit back and Relax!

Once you arrive back at the New Port of Mykonos, it’s time to relax and reminisce about all the great sights and excitement you’ve gathered. The perfect scenery for this purpose is a waterfront beach bar alongside a refreshing drink. Negrita Bar Mykonos, Notorious, and Skybar, can be the perfect option for this occassion.

24 hours in Mykonos Beach Bar
Top 10 Restaurants in Mykonos

Remezzo

Remezzo has been re-launched, not only with fine dining cuisine but also with special guest DJs and parties. Remezzo hosts over 170 people, located in a magnificent spot with stunning views. At Remezzaki the best bartenders to please your most extravagant wishes. The fine dining, section serves Mediterranean dishes inspired by various multinational influences and of course the best seafood in town.

Location: Remezzo Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289025700

Solymar Mykonos

Nestled on Kalo Livadi beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Mykonos, Solymar is designed in harmony with its natural surroundings. The contemporary decor almost lends itself to the impression that the domain emerges from the sand. Solymar is a popular meeting place and a favorite venue in Mykonos, among Greek and international connoisseurs. It offers genuine service with style and discretion, allowing guests to indulge themselves in the pure essence of the island.

Location: Solymar Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289071745

La Maison De Katrin

The meeting place of all those who love originality and haute cuisine: a place of reference on the Mykonian map of flavors. The Grizioti family’s Catrin’s marries traditional Greek recipes with French gourmet cooking, warm hospitality with elegant surroundings, and luxurious top-quality ingredients with the simplicity of the Cyclades.

Location: La Maison De Katrin
Reservation Phone: 00306971977526

Koursaros Mykonos

A wonderful setting reminiscent of a Corsair’s ship, in the heart of Mykonos and only a breath away from Little Venice, is Koursaros Fish Restaurant. Situated in a beautiful spacious garden Koursaros promises an unforgettable dining experience with many authentic flavors of Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, with its main focus being on fresh fish and seafood.

Location: Koursaros Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289078140

Buddha Bar Mykonos

Legendary for its exotic atmosphere and smooth sounds, Buddha-Bar Beach is the Aegean interpretation of the world-famous Buddha-Bar lifestyle experience. Elevated above Santa Marina’s private beach, this seafront location provides an alluring setting for first-class dining and inspired cocktails. Discover exceptional fusion cuisine with a Mediterranean and Greek twist, alongside celebrated Buddha-Bar specialties.

Location: Buddha Bar Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289026570

Spilia Sea Side

In the beautiful cave of Agia Anna, next to Kalafatis beach, you’ll find a restaurant-bar like no other. Peacefully nestled on a natural platform on the rocks, hanging over the sea, Spilia (cave) Seaside restaurant is one of the most iconic Mykonos hotspots. With a 30-year history and a recent makeover, this stunning allday venue features dishes that offer up an authentic Mediterranean-Mykonian culinary experience

Location: Spilia Sea Side
Reservation Phone: 00306949449729

Hippie Fish

Hippie Fish an upmarket restaurant located on the beach of Agios Ioannis, one of the finest beaches on the island with spectacular views of Delos. The unique blend of Cycladic architecture and modern decoration has created a classic ambiance for a superior dining experience. This is the restaurant where the movie Shirley Valentine was filmed in 1989.

Location: Hippie Fish
Reservation Phone: 00302289023547

Lotus Mykonos

Perched on the hill of Agioi Pantes right above the town of Mykonos, Lotus is a unique villa located just 2 minutes away (walking distance) from the heart of Mykonos. Here you can enjoy a relaxing, charming, and cozy vacation to emerge rejuvenated like never before. Revitalize your senses in the crystal-clear turquoise waters and enjoy the magnificent view of the historic island of Delos while drinking a cocktail by the infinity pool.

Location: Lotus Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289022881

Interni Mykonos

Interni remains the most enduring value of the “island of winds” when it comes to gastronomy high requirements. The most beautiful garden in Matogiannia is inspired and designed by renowned designer Paola Navone, combined with a personal touch from owner Nikos Varveris. This is an ideal destination for dinner & drinks in the heart of the island, set against the Cycladic sky.

Location: Interni Mykonos
Reservation Phone: 00302289026333

Nobu Matsuhisa

If you still haven’t found your way to the best sushi in Mykonos, follow the playful “Finding Nobu” sign and you’ll land exactly where you need to be: at the only open-air Nobu restaurant in the world with an outdoors sushi bar. Mykonos outpost embraces global favourites, like rock shrimp salad, yellowtail jalapeno, white fish dry miso, salmon karashi su miso and sashimi salad, but you can also find daily specials featuring Greek fish and seafood straight from the Aegean Sea.

Location: Nobu Matsuhisa
Reservation Phone: 00302289027362

Top 10 Mykonos Beach Bar

Tropicana

The recipient of the Sexiest Beach Bar award by the Travel Channel in 2012, Tropicana stays true to its calling, attracting plenty of young and beautiful people in swimwear who come to chill out on the beach by day and party from 4:30 p.m. onwards when the DJs take over the decks. The outdoor dance space heaves until 5:00 a.m., giving hardcore partygoers time to hit a couple of the other clubs for an hour or two before calling it a night.

Location: Tropicana
Reservation Phone: 00302289023582

Cavo Paradiso

Perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, this is the most legendary of Mykonos’ out-of-town clubs. Its huge open-air dancefloor heaves with revelers from the wee hours of the morning, when action in Mykonos Town winds down, until dawn. Nightly DJ sets attract international talents such as Oliver Heldens, Nicky Romero, and Ingrosso. Advance bookings highly recommended.

Location: Cavo Paradiso
Reservation Phone: 00302289027205

Blue Marlin Ibiza

A stylish beach club on the otherwise quiet Kalo Livadi Beach, offering a superb Mediterranean restaurant, sushi bar, and two cocktail bars. Resident DJs spin EDM, especially house music, throughout the day into the evening; larger parties with international guest DJs tend to kick off around 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. The action tends to wind down around midnight, making this a great spot to start for a night of partying.

Location: Blue Marlin Ibiza
Reservation Phone: 00306943119944

Top 10 Beach Bars Mykonos Blue Marlin Ibiza

Kensho Ornos

You don’t have to stay at the luxurious Kenshō Ornos in Mykonos to enjoy their trendy, upscale beach bar. This chic boutique hotel is located in a whitewashed Cycladic-style building overlooking Ornos Bay, and the bar is perfectly positioned so that you can peer out onto the entire town of Mykonos. Candlelit tables and key lighting set the mood for a romantic evening in one of the most beautiful islands in Greece.

Location: Kensho Ornos
Reservation Phone: 00302289029001

SantAnna

The most luxurious beach club in Mykonos, SantAnna offers a full entertainment complex with a wide stretch of private beach, a Greek taverna, a sushi bar, four cocktail bars, a free-form pool, and a full-service spa and salon. The pool features seven private islands with their own bars and butler service; one island comes with an underground, underwater suite with a king-sized bed and full bathroom.

Location: SantAnna
Reservation Phone: 00302289025806

Kalua

This summer, make the beach your go-to getaway in Mykonos and spend your days lounging around at Kalua, one of the trendiest beach bars on this Greek island. You’ll find this bar on Paraga Beach where it’s home to a contemporary restaurant serving tasty eats and strong drinks. Numerous canopied lounge chairs line the sandy shores of Kalua, which are perfect for when you want to catch a drink with a friend.

Location: Kalua
Reservation Phone: 00302289023397

Alemagou

In Greek, the word alemagou means different, and this chic little beach bar truly lives up to that name. The vibes here feel totally unpretentious while still exuding a sense of luxury and elegance you’d expect of a beach bar in Mykonos. Head to Ftelia Beach to enjoy Alemgou Mykonos, where every detail tells an intriguing story that you’ll soon become a part of, whether you’re tanning in the sun or enjoying a local dish.

Location: Alemagou
Reservation Phone: 00302289071339

Top 10 Beach Bars Mykonos Alemagou

Principote

Principote Panormos is nestled along a quiet stretch of beach, making it one of the best beach bars in Mykonos if you’re looking to enjoy a delightfully relaxed atmosphere that’s equal parts unpretentious and elegant. Luxurious covered cabanas also make this one of the most Instagrammable spots in all of Mykonos.

Location: Principote
Reservation Phone: 00302289077184

Scorpios

Scorpios is by far one of the best and most famous beach bars in Mykonos. You’ll find this trendy beach bar spread out over two different beaches with numerous lounge areas and quality vibes all over the place. During the day, you can find a shady canopy under which to enjoy a few cocktails. Then, prepare for a stunning sunset set to live music that’ll help carry you on into the night.

Location: Scorpios
Reservation Phone: 00302289029250

Top 10 Beach Bars Mykonos Scorpios

Nammos

The main concept behind the Nammos beach bar was to recreate the atmosphere of life aboard a luxurious yacht on the beach, a chic and stylish proposal of enjoying a relaxing day under the sun accompanied by the glimmering sparkle of champagne and the exotic nonchalance that only the extravagant shisha pipes can proffer. In Nammos’ story, you will find an opulent beach life, yacht services, luxurious cabanas and the latest trends in fashion.

Location: Nammos
Reservation Phone: 00302289022440