Mykonos Island, is part of the Cyclades island group in the Aegean Sea. Located between Syros, Tinos, Naxos and Paros. The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometers and rises to an elevation of 341 meters at its highest point. There are about 10,200 permanent inhabitants (ref: 2011 census) and divided at two big cities. The main city of Mykonos, is called ‘Chora’ and had given its name to the island. It is located in the west coast of the island and include the public services, the banks, the restaurants and the bars. The Second big city, is called ‘Ano Mera’ and is located in the middle of the island.
There are not a lot of business there, but is famous about its traditional taverns. Mykonos in general, is one of the most popular and glamorous Greek islands, known for its nonstop party atmosphere.
In Mykonos, the sun shines for up to 300 days a year. There are just rare rains between January and March and because of this, arid climate and its rocky ground the vegetation is sparse. Although temperatures can rise as high as 40 °C in the summer months, average temperatures are around 28 °C . In the winter, average temperatures are 15 °C with strong winds.
There are two seasonal winds in Mykonos. Sirocco & Meltemi. Sirocco, is the famous southern wind, carries sands from the deserts that border the Mediterranean. In winter arrives from the south and is sometimes accompanied by electrical storms. More famous is the Meltemi. is a cooling wind , that comes from the north, during July and August.
Mykonos has a lot of beautiful, golden and sandy beaches with transparent waters.
Megali Ammos, Psarou Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paranga Beach, Paradise Beach (Kalamopodi), Super Paradise Beach (Plintri), Elia beach, Agrari Beach, Kalo Livadi beach, Ornos Beach, Korfos Beach, Agios Ioannis Beach, Ftelia Beach, Panormos, Agios Sostis, Agia Anna, Kalafatis, Agios Stefanos Beach, Choulakia, Tourlos Beach, Fokos Beach, Lia Beach, Tigani and Frangia Beaches and Kapari Beach
Of course, to visit the beaches , you should Book Car in Mykonos, because all of them (except Megali Ammos), are far away from Mykonos Town.
Area: 105.2 km²
Max Length: 15 km
Max Width: 10 km
Population: 10,134 (2011)
Mykonos is well known for its vibrant nightlife and for being a absolute gay-friendly destination. A island very loved from the LGBTI community.
Here you can find a list of the most famous and crewed Gay Bars and Gay Clubs in Mykonos.
Gay Bars in Mykonos
Babylon Bar , Kastro Area
@54 Disco , Manto Square Area
Jackie O’ Bar , Kastro Area
Porta Bar, Kastro Area
Lola Bar, Little Venice Area
Piano Bar , Little Venice Area
Gay Beaches in Mykonos
Mykonos owns some of the most famous Gay Beaches worldwide. Here i have a few, but for sure if you try to explore the island, you will discover more.
You drive on the main road for Ano Mera village, and after Ano Mera, you turn Right. Not the first road on the left (this go to Kalo Livadi), but the second road on left, guide you at Elia Beach. Organized Beach, with umbrellas & chairs. Has also beach service for drinks and coffees. Near you can find a Restaurant and a small beach bar.
You drive on the main road to Airport, and then you continue straight ahead after the airport for Souper Paradise. when you are at the back side of airport, you turn right, and then after 300 meters on the main road, you turn again right to Souper Paradise. Otherwise you will finish at Agrari beach. Organized beach, with Umbrellas & chairs. Surrounded by the most famous bars, (Souper Paradise Bar , Pinky Beach Bar etc). There you will find also, the Jackie O’ Beach Bar, one of the most Fabulous gay destination about it’s afternoon parties.