5 of the Most Magical Places to Stay in Mykonos This Euro Summer

Cavo Tagoo Mykonos 

It seems Greece may be even more popular than usual this European summer, with data from Webjet finding a a steep 369.5% uptick in bookings to Athens in the next few months as compared to the same travel and bookings period last year.

If you’re one of the many then travelling on to the island of Mykonos, best known for its party scene, tourist-friendly activities and a set of beautiful 16th-century windmills that sit above the town, where should you stay?

While Mykonos does offer plenty of accommodation options, ranging from budget hostels to cliffside resorts, this year, with larger-than-usual crowds predicted, it’s best you decide where you’re staying soon to avoid places booking out. So, to help you out, we’ve rounded up some of the best places to stay in Mykonos.

Belvedere Hotel Mykonos 

Designed on the principle of a Cycladic neighbourhood, the Belvedere Hotel has 31 rooms, nine suites and one mansion across its white-washed property. Guests have little reason to leave, with the hotel also boasting two boutique shops, pool club, and several venues, including sushi restaurant Matsuhisa Mykonos and cocktail bar Sunken Watermelon. 

Belvedere Hotel Mykonos
Image: Belvedere Hotel Mykonos

Hermes Mykonos Hotel

Located a five-minute stroll from Mykonos centre, Hermes Mykonos Hotel has 35 rooms and two suites, all with balconies overlooking the Aegean Sea or the hotel gardens. Once you’ve checked-in, head to the hotel’s freshwater pool for a dip and order a late lunch and drink from the pool bar. In the morning, enjoy an included buffet breakfast.

Kalesma Mykonos

Kalesma Mykonos’ aim is to give guests a truly authentic Mykonos experience, and it prides itself on its personalised hospitality. In terms of design, the hotel blurs the line between indoors and out, taking advantage of its stunning views of the Aegan Sea. Room types are one-bedroom suites and villas, with names like Leto, Artemis and Apollon.

Cavo Tagoo Mykonos 

Cavo Tagoo Mykonos (there’s one in Santorini, too) was designed and is owned by acclaimed Greek architect Paris Liakos. Spend your time here sipping a cocktail in the hotel’s infinity pool, or, even better, in your pool, if you’re one of the suites equipped with private cave spa baths. The hotel also has a spa on-site where you can book a body or face treatment.

Cavo Tagoo Mykonos
Image: Cavo Tagoo Mykonos

Saint John 

Choose from rooms, suite or villas at all-inclusive beach resort Saint John, which also features a piano bar and two other bars, three restaurants and a spa and beauty centre. The state-of-art Aphrodite Centre has five treatment rooms, saunas, a hammer and indoor, heated pools. Mykonos centre is just four kilometres away.

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