Destination guide

Experience holiday homes to rent on Mykonos Island

If you want a holiday in a sunny, vibrant destination, a visit to Mykonos Island may be the right option for you. From classic architecture to sun-drenched beaches and quaint cafes where you can enjoy authentic Greek cuisine, there’s almost no limit to the enjoyment you can have on a trip to Mykonos Island. Whether you want a holiday by the sea with your significant other or are looking for somewhere fun to visit with your family, you’ll have a great time travelling to this popular spot in Greece, particularly if you decide to spend your time in holiday homes to rent.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Mykonos

Travellers enjoy Mykonos for its boating. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mykonos

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mykonos is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paradise Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Super Paradise Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Megali Ammos Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tourlos Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Ornos Beach (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Agios Stefanos Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mykonos

Fly into Mykonos (JMK-Mykonos Island National), the closest airport, located 1.3 mi (2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Ermoupolis (JSY-Syros Island National), which is 21 mi (33.8 km) away.

Restaurants and bars

The best food near Mykonos Island holiday accommodation

While enjoying holiday accommodation on Mykonos Island, you’ll have your choice of classic Greek cuisine thanks to the wide range of restaurants. If you’ve never been to Greece, you’ll definitely want to try authentic moussaka, a traditional dish featuring baked eggplant covered in rich béchamel sauce. Other local dishes you should try include louza, a popular appetiser made from thinly sliced spiced pork, and kopanisti, a bold, aromatic cheese that’s a local favourite. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, there’s no better treat than baklava, a sweet dessert pastry made with honey and chopped nuts.

Essential info

Important info about Mykonos Island holiday homes

Learning a few pieces of important information can make Mykonos Island holiday homes a lot more enjoyable. If you want to spend as much time outdoors as possible, you should plan your trip for the dry season, which is between May and October. While you should be able to use your debit or credit card at many locations, you may also need euros on hand to shop with local vendors. Greek is the official language on Mykonos Island, but many people also speak English, so you shouldn’t have any trouble communicating. Purchasing travel insurance is also a good idea just in case you need medical care while on holiday.

Family friendly

Have fun with your family in Mykonos Island holiday homes

If you’re visiting with your family, there are numerous activities near Mykonos Island holiday homes where both you and your kids will have a great time. For some fun in the sun, you can take your children to one of the area’s top beaches such as Ftelia Beach, which features serene blue waters and warm sands. Your family can also learn something new on holiday by visiting one of the area’s many historical sites that include the ancient Greek ruins of Delos and the classic windmills you can find in the Chora area.

Good for couples

Activities for couples near Mykonos Island holiday rentals

While on a couple’s holiday, there are countless ways you and your significant other can have fun from Mykonos Island holiday rentals. You might stop by one of the many elegant bars in the Little Venice area to enjoy a cocktail while watching the sun go down over the water. If you’re in need of a little excitement, you can visit one of the many hip nightspots for an evening filled with lively music and dancing. You can also take a romantic evening stroll around the old port area and then stop into one of the restaurants for a delicious, romantic meal made for two.

Where to stay near Mykonos Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,163 holiday rentals near Mykonos Island. From 812 Villas to 179 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mykonos Island for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mykonos Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mykonos Island. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mykonos Town Hall: 1,395 holiday rentals
  • Faros Armenistis: 147 holiday rentals
  • Paradise Beach: 1,394 holiday rentals
  • Mykonos Cathedral (Mitropolis): 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Church of Panagia Paraportiani: 1,386 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mykonos Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Mykonos Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Mykonos Island with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Naxos: 1,044 holiday homes
  • Siros Ermoupoli: 159 holiday homes
  • Platis Gialos: 1,175 holiday homes
  • Tourlos: 1,246 holiday homes
  • Naousa: 972 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Mykonos Island?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Mykonos Island. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mykonos Town Hall: 1,395 holiday rentals
  • Paradise Beach: 1,394 holiday rentals
  • Mykonos Cathedral (Mitropolis): 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Church of Panagia Paraportiani: 1,386 holiday rentals
  • Agricultural Museum: 1,379 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mykonos Island listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.