Enjoy Elia Beach on Mykonos Island
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Mykonos is one of those islands that people flock to from all over the world. They come here to explore the best that Greece has to offer and its resorts, beaches, and other sites are known throughout the world. Of those, when people stay on Mykonos, they often remark at how amazing the beaches were, and because the island is so large, there is something for everyone. Whether you love busy beaches or something a little more secluded, the island has something for you. Elia is one of those beaches you won’t want to miss while visiting. Here’s more information:
Getting to Mykonos
Before you can actually enjoy Elia Beach, you need to first arrive at the island of Mykonos. There are two basic ways to do this – you can either take a ferry or other type of boat or you can take an airplane. The regional airport services flights from Athens and from elsewhere in Greece. There are also occasional flights that come into Mykonos from elsewhere in the world. Besides by ferry, it is possible to also get to Mykonos by cruise ship. Ferries often leave from ports on Santorini, Paros, and even from Heraklion on the island of Crete. The length of your ride will depend on where you take the ferry from and also on the type of boat.
About Elia Beach
Once you get yourself to the island, you’ll no doubt want to sit on the beach. It is located about 10 kilometers from the main town of Chora on the island. If you are staying in or near Chora, you will find that it is easily accessible by car, taxi, or even by bus. Elia Beach should be at the top of your list, especially if you want to hang out at a sandy beach. In fact, Elia Beach is made up of the longest stretch of sand of all the beaches on Mykonos. As a result of this, it is on of the busiest. There are plenty of facilities here and that also increases the appeal of this beach. There are also taverns, restaurants, and cafes nearby to enjoy when you need a break from the direct sun, and also sun beds and umbrellas to rent.
Why Visit Elia Beach
One think you will notice about Mykonos while here is that many of the beaches experience large volumes of visitors. If you want a beach that will give you the full experience and also have plenty of facilities, you might want to give Elia Beach a try instead. It isn’t as busy as some of the other beaches that Mykonos has to offer, but there are still enough people here so that the beach has a nice bustle and doesn’t feel isolated. It is also a great beach for families, especially since it isn’t one of the busier beaches.
While on the island of Mykonos, you won’t want to miss the chance to visit Elia Beach.
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