Best Romantic Places to Visit on Mykonos
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Known for its unbelievable ocean views, rich cultural history, and extreme party life, the Greek island of Mykonos can be the ultimate getaway. People flock here from all over the world each year to experience the island, and couples are particularly pleased with what they find here. Mykonos is a romantic island, and some places are more romantic than others. Here’s more information about the most romantic places couples can visit while on Mykonos:
Little Venice attracts artists and tourists to its quaint vintage town with its rentable shoreline houses among masquerading cafes and clubs. Sunsets cast on the bright blue Aegean Sea offering the perfect backdrop that inspires famous paintings and ignites romantic evenings. During the day, you can visit the many art exhibits or relax at one of the bars while watching the waves crash underneath you. It can be quite romantic to walk through the streets hand in hand, browse through some of the shops, or eat a relaxing meal in one of the cafes.
As one of the quietest beaches on Mykonos, Lia Beach offers a romantic escape surrounded by isolating rocks located at the south eastern most point of the island. The contrast of white sand and crisp blue waters make it a perfect spot for exploring sea life while diving and snorkeling among the cervices of rocks. Amenities offer you bright umbrellas, sundecks, cafes, and a bar nearby.
An iconic piece of Mykonos lies in the classic white windmills located in the towns of Chora, Ano Mera and Alefkandra. These 16 windmills were used as agricultural machinery to crush crops using the abundant wind of the island. Today, the structures stand as symbols of the past while creating a distinguishing beauty against the amazing island sunsets. The windmills make for a romantic backdrop, especially during sunset. Be sure to take plenty of pictures!
Super Paradise Beach
For a nonconformist, day-and-night experience, Super Paradise Beach is the most popular beach in Greece for gay and straight couples who want to unwind. The beach is only accessible by boat-taxi and offers a nude-beach experience. Upbeat restaurants and an unimaginable club scene complement peaceful luxury hotel stays farther inland. The beaches stunning views and open-minded atmosphere make it a bit crowded but for good reason.
Slender stone roads and white cubical houses built in Cycladic style among the hills of Myknonos’ capital, Chora, is a place to stroll through history. Local streets closed to transportation make browsing shops and restaurants easy on foot. Discover monuments of architecture like the Panagia Paraportiani Church and historical relics located in archaeological, nautical, and mythological museums throughout the town. And at night, the city fills with a dazzling display of night life, on and off the streets.
Mykonos provides just enough day and evening activities to rejuvenate you with accommodating beaches while keeping you charged with excitement to explore more. If you want to experience some romance, be sure to visit each of these places.
This post was written by Greek Boston