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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

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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Day Trip to Paros: Top Things To Do in Paros

Mykonos is one of the top visited islands in Greece: its unique location in the heart of the Cyclades makes it an ideal base for island hopping. Want to take a break from the beaches of Mykonos and explore the nearby islands? A day trip to Paros is something you might like to consider. From picturesque villages, rich architecture, superb beaches and gastronomic traditions — Paros is an ideal choice for all tastes and ages. Continue Reading…

Greek Olive Trees on Mykonos

Greek olive trees on Mykonos are lovely sight, beautiful trees that dot a dry rocky landscape. At Villa Hurmuses, we are proud to have our own olive trees and love to offer our guests this traditional Greek taste right from our backyard. Continue Reading…

Chic Escape to Mykonos: What to Pack for Mykonos

Your chic escape to Mykonos may be just around the corner.  To make your life easier we have prepared a ladies’ style guide and what to pack for Mykonos to look fashionable, relaxed and Instagram worthy.

Whether you will be spending the day on the beach, wandering through the cobbled streets of Chora, dancing the night away in one of the trendiest nightclubs or enjoying a romantic dinner by the sea — combine some Grecian goddess armor with modern glamour and you will be dressed to impress! Continue Reading…

Gay Mykonos: A Friendly Holiday Destination

Mykonos is considered one of the top gay destinations in Europe and for good reason. There’s so much that gay Mykonos offers from incredible nightlife, excellent restaurants and fantastic things to do and see.

Gay Mykonos: A Perfect Holiday

Who doesn’t love the Mediterranean summer sun, idyllic beaches and fun lively nightlife? We’re proud that Mykonos has embraced it all. It’s all especially embraced by gay holiday makers from around the globe. There’s a good reason Mykonos has earned its reputation for being such a great gay friendly place to be on holiday. Continue Reading…

Greek Seafood in Mykonos

Enjoying Greek seafood in Mykonos is one of the culinary pleasures of visiting the island.  Like much of the country, the sea is everywhere you look so there are many delicious seafood dishes to choose from.  While you are in Mykonos, you’ll find the setting is the perfect place to enjoy such a meal. Continue Reading…

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