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Visit Ornos Village on Mykonos Island

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The Greek island of Mykonos is known for its lively atmosphere, gorgeous scenery, and idyllic way of life. However, it is also one of those places that can attract a lot of tourists from all over the world, many of whom are concentrated in the most popular areas. While the bustle can be exciting, you may also want to escape from it while here. Visiting Ornos village is one of the ways you can escape the crowds and enjoy the peaceful side of the island. Here’s more information:

Getting to Ornos Village

Before you can make your way to the village, you need to first find your way to Mykonos. Since is is a popular island for travelers, you have several options, including cruise ships, ferries, and by taking an airplane. For those who want to spend a lot of time here, taking a ferry into the major port on the island or a flight into the regional airport, are your best bets. Once you arrive at Mykonos, you are free to head to Ornos. Located about 4 kilometers from Mykonos Town, this is a nice place to escape. There are some resorts here, but it is nowhere near as busy as Mykonos Town. You can easily take a rental car, public transportation, or a taxi to this village from Town.

About Ornos Village

As mentioned above, this village is located close to Mykonos Town and does have a few resorts. However, unlike some of the other resort areas, Ornos is a little bit quieter since it usually attracts those who want to escape the busier areas. One of the great things about this village is that it is located in between two picturesque beaches, Korfos Beach and Ornos Beach. Both of these beaches are charming and don’t attract the large crowds that some of the other beaches on the island do. The village itself is located on a small isthmus, which means that it is tucked slightly out of the way.

What to Do at Ornos Village

The main attraction to these two villages is that spending time here makes it easy to visit Korfos Beach, which is known for its kitesurfing due to the wind conditions, and Ornos Beach, which is know for being great for those who want to soak up the sun. However, there are other things to do in this village besides spend time at the beach, such as wandering the streets and looking at the shops and also eating a delicious, traditional Greek meal in one of the restaurants or cafes. This is also a great place to enjoy the scenery. This village also has some peaceful resorts, which means that you can enjoy the beaches, scenery, and solitude on a regular basis. If you want to head to Mykonos Town to enjoy the landmarks and nightlife, it is easily accessible.

While on the Greek island of Mykonos, you should consider spending time at Ornos Village, which is close to Mykonos Town. This is an especially great place to visit if you’re interested in the two nearby beaches.

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