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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos


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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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…