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An Insider's Guide to Mykonos

Top Reasons to rent Villa Hurmuses in Mykonos

If you have been dreaming of traveling again – and who hasn’t?! – you may want to consider something really special – your own private villa in Mykonos. This Cycladic gem of an island is one of the most famous destinations in the world, and there are hundreds of good reasons for that. Mykonos is truly a destination of unique charms, both traditional and cosmopolitan. The enchanting alleyways and amazing beaches draw visitors from across the globe. Continue Reading…

How to Avoid the Crowds in Mykonos 

Mykonos may be one of the most popular destinations in Greece – and with good reason. But not that you need to be in a crowd to enjoy this world-famous destination. In fact, the natural beauty, the beaches, the serenity, and the rich indigenous culture of Mykonos are all perhaps best savored alone and in small groups. Planned right, Mykonos is actually an ideal destination for a safe and secluded holiday. At a private holiday at the enchanting Villa Hurmuses, you can experience the best of Mykonos in safety and serenity. Continue Reading…

A Cooking Class in Mykonos

The Mykonos experience is famously transforming – the beauty of the island and the memories you create there will be a source of delight for years to come. 

There is also a wonderful – and very unique – way to make the Mykonos experience truly a part of you, and that is to learn how to bring the taste of the Greek Islands home. Imagine hosting a fantastic Mykonos-themed dinner party back home, sharing the island flavors and spirit with your friends. Continue Reading…

8 Travel Bloggers Share the One Place You Must Visit on Mykonos 

The summer months are the most popular time of year to visit Mykonos, however there are plenty of reasons to book your trip during shoulder season. In fact, it might be a brilliant idea as the large crowds would have disappeared, the rates have decreased and the weather is still beautiful. We’ve asked 8 travel bloggers to share one place you must visit on Mykonos. Read on to discover what they have to say.  Continue Reading…

The Best Time to Visit Mykonos Island 


If you have ever wondered which is the best time to visit Mykonos island, then this post is for you. Mykonos is a highly popular island in the Greek Cyclades cluster, known far and wide for its glamorous aura and cosmopolitan flair. It has been in the jetset spotlight for a handful of decades, being visited at various times of year as it is in fact an island capable of offering the visitor a wide range of experiences. Continue Reading…

Mykonos Art Festival  

A new festival hits Mykonos island with a bang! Launched this summer, kicking off in June 2018, the first Mykonos Art Festival is the latest cultural happening that provides a fresh perspective to the otherwise known cosmopolitan island of endless partying, amazing beaches and jet set visitors.  Continue Reading…

The World’s most glamorous and fun supermarket

Did you forget to pack a toothbrush? Then your Mykonos experience can begin as soon as you touch down at JMK. Stop off at Flora, the supermarket directly across the road from the airport, on your way into town. An Instagram-ready wall greets you by the front door- pose with cuts-outs of windmills and the pelican. Once you’re inside, you may actually catch yourself dancing around the aisles. Yes, there is a dj.

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Gate Keepers of Mykonos

Walking through the streets of Chora among the diverse, international, cosmopolitan (and very often famous) crowd, it seems sometimes as though the entire world converges on Mykonos in the summer. How does this small Cycladic Island safely and gracefully accommodate so many people? With a team of dedicated professionals at the ports and the airport. The numbers involved are absolutely incredible. Continue Reading…

The Secrets of Greek Wine: Enjoy a sip on Mykonos

A trip to Greece will not be complete without honoring some Greek wines. A country where wine is closely connected with the ancient culture and religion. From antiquity to the present day, the Greek sunshine and tradition-rich terroir has produced some of the finest grape varieties. We recently sat down with Konstantinos Lavidas, manager of Wine Room Mykonos to discover the secret of enjoying a sip on Mykonos. A walking wine encyclopaedia himself — when you ask Konstantinos about wine, be prepared to talk great lengths about how the 5 senses come in motion when you drink wine.  Continue Reading…

How to Plan a Girls Getaway in Mykonos

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. Continue Reading…

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