Opt for a private crewed or yacht charter in Mykonos and you will discover the 'Island of winds' as referred to by the locals. Located among the other Cyclades between Tinos and Naxos, and the nearest isle to the holy islet of antiquity, Delos, the isle is named after the grandson of Apollo and according to mythology its creation was the result of the calcified corpses of the giants slaughtered by Hercules. Mykonos is the most famous of the Greek isles and without doubt the most cosmopolitan of the Cyclades. It has come to be linked in people´s minds with the idea of a never-ending tourist party, but on your yacht charter in Mykonos you will appreciate that it is certainly much more than that. So go sailing in Greece in one of our yachts and go sailing in your yacht charter in the Aegean Sea and visit amazing islands, bays and luxury Greek towns on your journey.
Since the 1960s, Mykonos has been a fashionable destination for the international jet setter, and some celebrities that were once regular visitors include Grace Kelly, Aristotle Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Brigitte Bardot. The most popular places to visit in Mykonos and nearby that we highly recommend are Rhenia, Tinos, Delos, the Cyclades and Little Venice to name but a few, there are many more places you should visit in the Aegean! Let the winds guide you around Greece and the surrounding Greek seas if you can’t decide where to go on your own yacht charter sailing vacation. Additionally, it is well worth you visiting other nearby islands such as the Cyclades and Saronic for example to experience even more sailing in Greece during your time living in luxury on your boat.
What to do on Mykonos
A yacht charter Mykonos is the perfect way to appreciate the architecture that contrasts with the other Cyclades islands. For example, the capital city of Mykonos, Chora, is scattered across a wide region opposed to being built in the form of a stadium. The ancient town of Áno Merá is set near the 16th century monastery of Panayia Tourliani, and its genuine beauty, old-fashioned architecture and obvious appeal mean that this charming city is well worth a visit as part of a yacht charter Greece and holiday in Mykonos. Alefkandra, also known as Little Venice, is an exceptional 18th century district in Mykonos; the sight of the waves that spray the windows is just part of the unparalleled scenery that this district offers its visitors. Other must-see areas whilst on your yacht charter in Mykonos island include the church of Panayia Paraportiani, the beautiful windmills and the rustic Matoyanni Boulevard with its chic shops.
Make the most of your yachting break on your own crewed or bareboat yacht charter and sail around the Aegean Sea, Greek islands like the Cyclades and up and down the coast of Greece, mooring your luxury yacht greece at an array of beautiful beaches of your choice! Travel from island to island at your own desired speed on a bareboat or crewed luxury boat or yacht of your choice, on your yacht charter sailing holiday, you are in control!
The varied shorelines and coast ensures that there will never be a dull moment to your yacht charter in Mykonos: take part in a wide range of activities from relaxing on the coast to diving and snorkelling in the warm waters, as well as a number of sports. The shores of Rhenia, Mykonos, the Cyclades, Delos, Ornos, Gialos and many more places along the Greek coast including the islands and beaches in Greece are perfect for relaxing, snorkelling and swimming.
Is perhaps the most famous on the entire island, with fine white sand and crystal clear waters, located just six and a half km from the main city. This is for those who want to spend their holidays dancing and drinking the days and the nights away. It is lively with a ton of parties, organized by the different bars and clubs, such as the new business Jacki’O.
Located to the west and is just 6 km from the capital. It has perhaps the best views of the entire island, due to the vistas of Delos that you can enjoy from it. It’s a peaceful and sandy with many luxury hotels and restaurants in the area. There are several services available to you, including the possibility to rent a chairs and towels.
With an extensive golden shore, and crystal clear waters, it’s perfect for scuba diving.
If you love sports, you will find that this beach is ideal due to its infrastructure put in place for numerous water activities. The production of a Hollywood movie with the famous actress Shirley Valentine that took place here had a great positive impact on its global recognition.
The Greek gastronomy is fundamentally Mediterranean, and therefore olive oil and fresh vegetable always form the main ingredients.
Mykonos offers a large variety of fresh fish dishes that as any other Greek dish are served accompanied by the famous pita bread. Salads, cheeses and pastries are also a delicious way of discovering the Greek culture. Among the pastries and sweet you can find the famous Baklava, Turkish delight and the Loukoumades, sweet, honey bathed pastries that will not leave you indifferent.
Mykonos is perfect for sailing a yacht charter and escaping it all where you can find a combination of relaxation and partying, its incredible beaches and its passionate nightlife makes it a haven for a yacht holiday. Don’t miss the chance to sail one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and come sailing in and around this great Greek luxury islands all the while experiencing more locations in Greece like Lavrion, Paros, Santorini, Athens, Naxos, the Cyclades and many more bays, islands and marinas, let the winds guide you! Rent one of our yachts and fall in love with your yacht charter in Mykonos as you discover an amazing vacation that everyone is talking about.
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