There’s a reason why Mykonos is making headlines every summer season: from glamorous beach parties to luxury hotels and villas, stylish boutiques, and an exciting plethora of renowned restaurants and bars, this jet set island is ideal for a trip with your best ladies. Are you ready for a holiday of a lifetime? Here are our recommendations on how to plan a girls getaway in Mykonos.
A Girls Getaway in Mykonos
Stay at Villa Hurmuses
Our private and spacious villa serves as the ultimate spot for a girlfriends retreat. Featuring 5 separate bedroom areas, it can accommodate up to 10 people. Start your Mykonos holiday by unwinding with a relaxing massage at our Pergola Venus followed by an afternoon chit-chat as you tan by the pool sipping cocktails. In the evenings enjoy a fantastic meal prepared by our wonderful villa staff, Ana Marie and Ernesto. The hearty home cooked meals have been voted as some of the best on Mykonos — and many of our guests have been asking for Ana Marie’s delicious recipes.
Dining on Mykonos
Mykonos is a flourishing culinary scene and no one gets left behind. Whether you are craving a typical Greek meal, sushi or vegetarian dishes — Mykonos has food to satisfy every palate.
Tasos Taverna, Paranga Beach
One of our favorite spots for casual dining is Tasos taverna located right by the sea on the spectacular Paranga Beach. Here you can enjoy a selection of fresh seafood dishes, appetizers and meat dishes.
Ling Ling Mykonos
If you are in the mood for Cantonese cuisine then plan an evening at Ling Ling Mykonos — an open-air restaurant and bar which is a member of the prestigious Hakkasan Group. The menu offers a selection of small signature dishes and eclectic cocktails — all prepared on the traditional techniques of Cantonese cuisine incorporating a touch of the locally sourced ingredients.
Bill & Coo Suites and Lounge
The highly rated Bill & Coo Gastronomy Project is an experience like no other. Go in with an open mind and discover an innovative menu based on traditional Greek recipes with a creative touch. You will be mesmerised by the sparkling infinity pool with dreamy Aegean Sea views.
Buddha Bar Beach
If you’re looking to combine dining with dancing then an evening at Buddha Bar Beach is guaranteed to gift you with a memorable night with your besties. Savour beautifully presented sushi selections and Pacific Rim cuisine dishes. The cocktail menu has been created by an established Buddha Bar mixologist, Matthias Giroud — serving drinks which are made for serious cocktail lovers.
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Where to Drink in Mykonos Town
One of the oldest meeting points on Mykonos established in 1978, Scandinavian Bar serves a variety of cocktails and drinks. Featuring two open bars and a disco it is a great place to make great memories.
Great location in Little Venice, this bar is one of the best sunset watching spots in Mykonos Town. Enjoy a variety of signature cocktails with a million dollar view.
Caprice of Mykonos
Located on the seafront of Little Venice, Caprice of Mykonos has been a favourite party spot for over 30 years. From sunset till sunrise it is the ultimate party destination in Mykonos Town.
Queen of Mykonos
This glamorous cocktail bar set in the heart of Mykonos Town serves a selection of delightful cocktails and some of the best Champagne brands. Come here earlier for a glass of Champagne or two before continuing your night at the popular nightclubs.
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Where to Party in Mykonos
Mykonos is known for its world-class entertainment which only keeps on getting better. Here are a few of the best nightclubs which are perfect for a girls getaway in Mykonos.
Cavo Paradiso has been voted as one of the best venues globally, known for its thriving party scene. The nightclub features an intense summer schedule with live events, hosting the world’s best DJs. Put your heels on and be prepared to dance the night away.
Paradise Beach Club
An all day destination Paradise Beach Club is the place for those who are serious about clubbing. Located outside of Mykonos Town, so if you are planning on staying out late make sure to arrange for a transfer.
One of the hotspots on Mykonos, Scorpios is an all day venue. As the night falls and the music levels go up — let your senses guide you. There are a series of music events taking place at Scorpios during the summer. Make sure to check out the music calendar here.
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Beach Clubs on Mykonos
The Mykonian coastline is dotted with the best beach clubs in Europe. If you are looking for the ultimate all-day under the sun experience, the choices are plentiful. Lined with comfortable daybeds, and elegant cabanas where you can retreat VIP-style from the sun — the beach clubs of Mykonos come with plenty of extra perks too. Many of these fancy beach clubs turn into party venues by night, hosting some of the biggest headlining DJs in the world.
The most sought after destination on the island for those who are looking to enjoy a chic and cosmopolitan environment. Known to host the most glamorous crowd, Nammos is the place to be and to be seen.
Champagne parties, stunning views of luxury yachts and numerous celebrity guests are just a few of the highlights of this famous beach venue.
Set on the idyllic beach of Panormos, the elegant beach club offers visitors a relaxing ambience and gastronomic experience. The beachfront restaurant serves fresh, innovative Mediterranean cuisine and sensational summer cocktails. To take your beach escape to another level how about indulging on a shisha smoking experience — where an excellent quality of each and every hookah is guaranteed.
What to wear on Mykonos
For the perfect guide to what to wear when you are there, check out our post on Chic Escape to Mykonos: What To Pack For Mykonos.
How to Get to Mykonos
There are different way to get to Mykonos. Unless you are taking a direct flight from your destination, check out our post here to help you better plan your trip.
Qatar Airways operates 4 weekly flights directly from Doha to Mykonos (30 May – 30 September 2018) on Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday.
If you are traveling from Singapore or other nearby countries you can also opt for a direct flight from Singapore to Athens with FlyScoot.
Are you ready to plan your perfect girls getaway in Mykonos?