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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

20 + 17 Things We Love About Mykonos

As the year comes to a close, we want to share why we think Mykonos is the best Greek island.

 Things We Love About Mykonos 

 Our blog is dedicated to showcasing Mykonos in all its diversity, beauty and energy.  Each post has been special to share: a wonderful story, local expert advice or inspirational ideas.

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 To end 2016, we have complied our list which encompasses the best ideas and inspiration behind our posts.  We are looking forward to 2017.  So, here are 20 + 17 Things We Love About Mykonos.  Continue Reading…

The Cozy Corners at Villa Hurmuses

When on holidays everyone needs some alone time. To calm down, unwind and simply give your mind the room to wander. At Villa Hurmuses you will find plenty of cozy corners which will help you escape. Here is a sneak peak on what you can do while holidaying in your private villa on Mykonos.  Continue Reading…

Best Cocktails in Mykonos

There are many Mykonian venues that can claim they offer the best cocktails in Mykonos.  On this blog, we’re pointing out our favorites.

If you just feel like exploring the cocktail bar scene on the island famous for its nightlife, start out in the main town of Chora.  There you can find a large selection of trendy venues along the main pedestrian streets. There are even some tucked away in its little stone pathways.  The great thing about Mykonos is that there are nightlife options for everyone.  Continue Reading…

4 Traditional Greek Salads to Try in Greece

One of the most popular dishes visitors ask for in Greece is a salad. In fact, the Greek salad has become a is favorite around the world.  While you are in Greece, there are an array of traditional Greek salads to try.  Not only are they healthy and fresh, they are simply delicious. Continue Reading…

Planning a Villa Wedding in Mykonos | Part 2

When couples research where to host the perfect island wedding many opt for a villa wedding in Mykonos.

Greece’s beautiful island scenery has proven to be the perfect backdrop for a wedding event. Think of the elegant whitewashed historic walls of the old town or the idyllic pristine beaches.

The one issue that we explained in the first part of our “Planning a Villa Wedding in Mykonos” blog series is that many optimistic couples run into bureaucratic headaches.  Total control of a wedding event is possible, however, at a beautiful spacious whitewashed traditional Mykonian villa. It has proven to be a simple yet elegant solution. If the wedding party is small enough, friends and family can stay in the same luxurious place but with enough privacy and freedom to do what each group wants. Furthermore, staying at a lovely spacious villa gives even more precious time for the bride and groom to mingle with loved ones that have traveled near and far to be with them on their big day.  Continue Reading…

Deciding on your Villa Massage

There is no better time to enjoy a relaxing massage than in the privacy of your villa during your holidays in Mykonos. Other than deciding on what your villa massage should be, the rest of your holiday will be carefree as you enjoy the sunny days lazing by the pool, sipping Greek wine and savoring freshly cooked dishes prepared by the villa staff.

The Massage Menu 

There are many different styles, types and techniques of massages which are practiced by massage therapists worldwide. Each one caters to a different need and carries individual health benefits. To help you choose which massage suits you best, we have compiled a list of popular types of massages. Continue Reading…

A luxury villa or a luxury hotel?

Some say luxury hotels have it all. Well, so do luxury villas.  For today’s discerning traveler, renting a luxury villa over booking a luxury hotel is the only choice. Here’s why a luxury villa is the best option for the ultimate getaway experience.

Privacy 

Luxury villas are designed to with comfort, privacy and the feeling of “coming home.” That means privacy is not restricted to just one room.  Private villas open up a whole beautiful property to enjoy, no matter what time of day. Private villas are the preferred option for honeymooners, families, friends, celebrities and anyone seeking a relaxing private getaway away from crowds and distractions. Continue Reading…

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