Mykonos

  • Things to do - general

    Mykonos is probably the most popular island of the Cyclades island complex in the Aegean sea and one of the most well-known summer destinations in the Mediterrannean sea. Also known as the “island of the winds”, Mykonos is an explicit example of the classic cycladic architecture and has been the inspiration of many photographers around the world.  

    This devine island has been mainly on the spot light since the 60′s and has hosted almost all of the most popular celebrities of the world due to its amazing ability to offer both private time with relaxation and wild party life day and night.

     

    (Photo rights by Frank Lukasseck/Corbis)

  • Sports and nature
    Flora and Fauna The general view of the Cyclades landscape and especially that of Mykonos is mainly composed by the brushwood, the makkia and the bare rocks. Between the brushwoods various kinds of annual and bulboid plants find a shelter. The water habitats of Mykonos present a ornithological interest and they are a part of the course of migrating species under extinction. Mykonos Dams There are 2 dams in Mykonos. he Marathia Dam in Mykonos was build in the northwestern side of the island, approximately 4 kilometers in a straight line from the town of Mykonos, on the torrent Marathias about 500 meters from the sea. The aim of this work is to exploit the surface flow in order to confront the need of water in both supply and irrigation due to the risen need presented during summer. The Ano Mera dam can be found in the northeastern side of the island, approximately 10 kilometers in a straight line from the town of Mykonos, on the torrent Maou Lagada about 600 m. from the sea. The aim of this work is to exploit the surface flow in order to confront the need of water in both supply and irrigation. The reservoirs of both dams have a capacity of 4,760,000 m3. The Granite of Mykonos The biggest part of the island is covered by granite – granodioritic rocks that have the characteristic corrosion of granite with the curved boulders and the granite sand. The tops of the hills have been washed from the products of weathering, while in the gullies and in the areas of small inclines the concentration of sandy material is raised. The participation of wind is also important to the corrosion and transfer of the material. At the mouths of the gullies various sandy beaches are formed with a good supply of granite sand.
  • Nightlife
    Mykonos is mostly known for its wild nightlife and memorable parties all across the island. It should be noted that many of these parties start at mid-day at the beach bars and continue to bars and clubs in the town of Mykonos. Strolling down the narrow pavements will reveal many small surprises with hidden bars and other places where you can enjoy both food and drinks while listening to your favourite music. Apart from that Mykonos offers a great opportunity for you to see live your favourite DJ in one of the island's super clubs.
  • Culture & history
    Attractions in Mykonos are plenty. In Mykonos some of the main attractions are the churches and the monasteries. Archaeological and not only sites are waiting for you to explore them . Mykonos hospitality and beauty are beyond comparison. Don’t forget to visit Mykonos Archaeological Museum, Folklore Museum, Aegean Maritime Museum or one of the many churches which are spread all around the island. View the unique architectural structure of Town Hall, Windmills and Three wells . In Little Venice the view is mesmerizing and the sunset is unforgettable. The Public Library Besides its’ approximately 10000 volumes (the majority of which belong to the historical library donated by Alex. Meletopoulos), the library houses a large collection of photographs various 18th and 19th cent. Documents, gravures, etc. It is located in the square beside the church of Agia Kyriaki, on the ground floor of a marvelous 18th century mansion.
  • Villa Jade

    Mykonos Price: From 16.300€/week | # OF GUESTS: 10