Top Family Friendly Beaches in Mykonos

The top family friendly beaches in Mykonos are absolutely lovely and perfect for children to enjoy the sunshine and the sea.

Mykonos is ringed with more than 30 beaches and each one caters to different crowds.  Some beaches attract more of the party crowd, others are more cosmopolitan and others are secluded and nudist friendly.  Then, there are the top family friendly beaches in Mykonos. 

If you’ll be in Mykonos with kids, the last thing you want is to expose them to the loud beach party scene. Why not head to beaches that are perfect for them. There are many to choose from.  Here’s a list of three of our top family friendly beaches in Mykonos.

Ornos Beach

Ornos beach is a great family friendly beach in Mykonos. It is a resort area with a wide array of, bars and restaurants.  It is in a close proximity to the center point of the island called Myknos Town, just a 10-minute drive.  The beach does have some bars but it is far from the same beat pumping party vibe of Paradise and Super Paradise beaches.

Ornos beach also has water sports facilities.  It is a sandy beach. The water is quite calm.  It is a great swimming spot for the kiddies because the sand dips into a shallow slope.

Platis Gialos

Platis Gialos is another fantastic kid-friendly beach area. Platis Gialos is close to Myknos Town, just a 10-minute drive away. There are lots of great tavernas and cafes to choose from to relax and have a great meal with your family.

The sand at Platis Gialos is a golden brown, and the waters are turquoise.  Also a plus, you can take a shuttle boat service to other south coast beaches. There is also a shuttle service to the island of Delos, which is a fantastic archaeological site older children would appreciate.

Agios Stefanos

Agios Stefanos is another one of our top family friendly beaches.  It is very close to Mykonos Town and offers some of the best sunset views on the island. There are tavernas and eateries in close proximity to the beach as well.

Agios Stefanos is named after a lovely little whitewashed church on its coastline.  It is famous for its sandy beach and shallow waters that are perfect for the little ones to play in.

Other family friendly beaches in Mykonos include:
Kalafati, Agios Ioannis and Kalo Livadi.  Each one has umbrellas, sun loungers available for rent ant there is at least one restaurant or Greek taverna nearby.

On these beaches you will also find a number of water sports and pedal-boats for rent.

Have you ever been to our top family friendly beaches in Mykonos? What was your experience?

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