Mykonos is one of the most popular islands of Greece.
It is the number one destination for entertainment and nightlife, but there’s so much else that this place can offer.
When you talk about Mykonos, the first things that come to mind are the typical white houses with blue roofs, enriched with balconies full of colorful flowers that make every corner more beautiful and suggestive.
Here you can find everything that you are looking for, from a variety of experiences that you can enjoy alone, with your partner or family, to a fast-paced environment where you can meet hundreds of people and live the nightlife that you always wanted.
Also, it’s a one-day stop for hundreds of tourists, who are cruising the Mediterranean Sea, and want to have a quick visit of the island.
That’s why we decided to write about the top 3 things to do in Mykonos.
1-VISIT THE WINDMILLS
Iconic feature of the Greek islands, the windmills are the ideal subjects for classic photo-recording. Some have been restored and re-painted, which is why it has become a popular destination for tourists.
So magical and characteristic that, if your intentions are spending just few days in Mykonos, you cannot miss this place for thi reason we have added it into the things to do in Mykonos.
And what we remember the most, is the wonderful panorama that opens up all around: great during the day but even more spectacular with the colors of the sunset.
Small tip: bring a scarf and/or a jacket because the wind is really strong here and if you choose to go in October it will be cool, but absolutely worth it.
2-TYPICAL GREEK CUISINE
Have you ever tasted it?
The Greek cuisine is rich with all the typical ingredients of the Mediterranean diet: olive oil, vegetables, oregano, onions, basil, tomatoes, etc.
Walking into the streets of Mykonos, we couldn’t but smell the tempting food from every restaurants, bars, and food vendors.
I think that we tried almost every place and we enjoyed all of them, from the appetizers to the desserts, from every way of cooking fish and meat, to the typical beverages and tropical cocktails.
Our favorite dish, though, is the gyro or gyros, and of course is the most common one.
It is like a kebab, but accompanied by pita or round and crushed bread, and you can find it everywhere at anytime.
For the healthiest ones, there’s always a delicious Greek salad waiting for them, prepared with a generous dose of :
-feta cheese (which gives a bit of Greek taste to the dish)
3-SUNSET IN LITTLE VENICE
In this neighborhood there are plenty of houses that are situated precariously on the edge of the Aegean Sea, like in Venice (Italy), this why we have put it into the things to do in Mykonos
That’s why they called this place like this.
Little Venice is fully geared up to cater the whims and needs of every international travelers.
Our best hobby is to schedule (almost) every meal we are going to have, but here, in Little Venice, there are plenty of entertaining options which made us so confused that couldn’t schedule anything!
One day we went in two different restaurants, one for dinner and the other one for the after-dinner party.
We didn’t want to miss any experiences!
In fact, restaurants, pubs, bars and shops dominate the narrow stress of the tiny city centre.
But let’s not forget why we included Little Venice in the top 3: the sunset!
The sun setting on the backwash will give another light and another atmosphere to this magnificent neighborhood already colorful and bright on its own.
It is largely known for its romantic vibes that painters and artists from all over the world, depicted this neighborhood in many paintings and books.
WHERE TO SLEEP?
The island is full of luxury hotels, resorts and apartments for any price range.
CAVO TAGOO MYKONOS is the most fashionable and famous hotel on the island, which you will surely have seen several times on social networks, especially on Instagram.