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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

Top Secret Beaches of Mykonos

There are the glamorous beaches on Mykonos, where the celebrities and  crowds mingle under the glistening sun, enjoying the glorious blue skies and the mesmerizing waters of the Aegean Sea. Don’t get us wrong we love them. However, there is the other side to Mykonos, a side that only locals really see. The top secret beaches of Mykonos are unexpected hideaways, and remain under the radar. Continue Reading…

Mykonos in Mythology

Like other destinations in Greece, Mykonos has its own special stories in Greek mythology.  Still admired and told today, the Greek myths associated with Mykonos answer the question of how the island formed and where it got its name. Continue Reading…

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…

Mykonian Mosaic Art

Mykonian mosaic art is a unique form of art you can admire at one special studio in Mykonos Town.

 Mykonian Mosaic Art 

With all its beauty and inspirational landscapes, Mykonos continues to attract artists and art lovers from all over the world. There are many ways to see Mykonos with an artistic eye and one way that is truly unique is through mosaic art.

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Antiparos

A great excursion from Mykonos is Antiparos. It’s a little island with a lot of charm.

Excursion from Mykonos: Antiparos

Antiparos is a Cycladic island next to Paros, its larger sister island. Both Paros and Antiparos have the same architectural look as Mykonos. Think whitewashed cubist homes, buildings and churches dotting a rocky landscape. Continue Reading…

Villa Kitchen Highlights: Octopus in Red Wine

At Villa Hurmuses we pride ourselves for the hearty home cooked dishes inspired by local ingredients and seasonality. Ana Marie’s recipes delight the senses of our villa guests who ask us to share her refined version of Greek cuisine. Among the favorites is her signature dish — octopus in red wine. In today’s Villa Kitchen Highlights series, we are sharing the techniques on how you can prepare the octopus dish in your own kitchen.

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