Soak Up the Sun on Psarou Beach in Mykonos
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The Greek island of Mykonos is known for its party atmosphere, especially during the summer. Some of the beaches are more active than others. If you’re looking for a more tranquil and luxurious beach, Psarou Beach should be at the top of your list. Here’s more information:
About Psarou Beach
Psarou Beach is located 5 km from Mykonos Town. It is one of the most popular and well-known beaches on the island. The beautiful white sand is ideal for spending an afternoon sunbathing, while the calm crystal waters are perfect for taking an afternoon swim. There are also water sports available at Psarou Beach. The surrounding mountains offer a wonderful view.
You can get to Psarou Beach by bus, rental car, motorbike, or by the local boat that departs from Ornos Beach. Since the beach is so popular, parking is difficult to find, so taking the bus is a good option. There is a bus that departs from the Fabrika terminal in Mykonos Town and goes to Psarou Beach. The walk from Platis Gialos is just 10 minutes. You can also walk to Psarou Beach from Agia Anna, Paradise Beach, and Paraga.
What to Do at the Beach
This beach is divided into three sections. One section is private for customers of Blu, another section is public, and the third section is for the Nammos Beach Club. Nammos Restaurant by the Sea is an exclusive restaurant with outdoor seating.
The restaurant specializes in fresh seafood, which is prepared by world-famous chefs. At the public section there is a restaurant available on site. Sun beds and umbrellas are available, but due to the popularity of the beach there is often a wait-list and they can be pricey, especially the ones closest to the water, so it’s a good idea to bring your own beach supplies such as towels to lay on.
Psarou Beach attracts celebrities from around the world thanks to its cosmopolitan feel. There are many bars and restaurants close to the sea. The quality of service in the area is exceptional and luxurious, which brings celebrities and regular folks back time and time again. Not only do celebrities visit Psarou Beach, but they dock their large yachts there along with the other boats.
Soak Up the Sun on Psarou Beach
Psarou Beach is the perfect beach for lounging and soaking up the sun. If you’re up for some water sports, you can go diving, jet-skiing, and surfing. If you enjoy fishing, you can enjoy this activity at Psarou Beach as well. You can rent motorbikes or bicycles and explore the area for another fun adventure idea. If you enjoy nightlife, Psarou Beach comes alive at night with live music and dancing.
If you stroll along Psarou Beach to the town of Platis Gialos, you can explore the bookstores, flea markets, taverns, and other shops. Find thoughtful and unique souvenirs and gifts to take back home with you. There are cafes, and taverns where you can enjoy delicious meals.
Psarou Beach is the ideal destintion if you’re looking for a luxury beach experience.
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