Mykonos Villas

Named after Mykons, the son of god Apollo. The island is also said to have been the location of a great battle between Zeus and the Titans where Hercules killed the invincible giants lured from Mt. Olympus. It is said that the large rocks around the isle are the petrified testicles of the giants.

Mykonos – part of the Cyclades group in the Aegean – is famous for its trademark sugar-cube houses and villas, amazing beaches and non-stop party atmosphere. It’s the first Greek island people think of, a draw-card for celebrities, jetsetters and party animals.

Have you ever been to the Greek island of Mykonos? If not, this is the time to do it! Τhe island is packed with tourists, however, it is ready to accept many more visitors until early September.

A great number of students who want to celebrate the beginning of summer after graduation, tourists who wish to experience the unparalleled Greek summer fun, as well as families who consciously choose the island, are some of the main visitors.

In the last few days, hoteliers and restaurateurs in the glamorous island of Cyclades are happily trumpeting the Aegean’s sizzling style and reputation recreating this summer’s magic by mixing a generous dose of hedonistic last summer memories that support oiled-up lounger lifestyle, pricey cafe-bar-...

The classic way with juicy tomatoes, olives and crumbly feta!

Scratch a fork down the sides of the cucumber so it leaves deep grooves in the skin, then chop into erratic slices at an angle. Roughly chop the tomatoes, deseed and slice the pepper lengthways and add to a salad bowl with the chopped veg. 

Destone the olives and tear into the bowl. Halve and finely slice the red onion (you can also try shaving it with a speed peeler), then add to the bowl along with a good drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a good pinch of black pepper and a splash of red wine vinegar. Toss everything together, then add a good squeeze of lemon juice. Break the feta in half and place on top, add a scattering of flowering oregano, drizzle over a little...

Cyclades are a complex of islands emerging from the deep blue Aegean sea, forming a circle around the sacred island of Delos. They are considered to be the pearl of the Greek islands, featuring idyllic landscapes that allure visitors from all over the world. 

Cycladic islands seem to be designed by the hand of the same artist, sitting in harmony with their natural site reputation that goes well beyond the borders of Greece. They are characterized by a scenery variety of steep mountains, vineyards, churches and picturesque white painted villages on top of impressively high cliffs.

Each and every one of them has its own unique characteristics, determined by its history, topography and geology but they all seem to be bound together by...

Mykonos is the most cosmopolitan island in the Cyclades and one of the finest examples of Cycladic architecture. Traditional and cubic houses with flat roofs, wooden coloured doors and windows create a unique atmosphere which reflects the main features of the traditional style which is popular worldwide. Despite its tourist development, Mykonos island is proud for its strong Cycladic identity that matches perfectly with the folklore art of the island and the Venetian tradition.   Chora of Mykonos is the historical settlement of the island with a plethora of traditional whitewashed houses sitting in the flat region in contrast to the other Aegean settlements which they are developed amphitheatrically in hillsides overlooking the sea. The main town of...

Mykonos possesses a unique energy, a vibrancy that captivates. At first glance the island is simply a beautiful series of white houses blended into a rocky background. This beauty is certainly part of the charm of the island, but if you simply scratch beneath this surface you will experience a destination that has the potential to inspire and keep bringing you back for years to come. The island has kept its Greek heritage as well as integrating the international jet set and hordes of Italian tourists that call Mykonos home for the summer.

My very best traditional Greek spanakopita recipe! Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie) is one of the most popular Greek dishes, that is known and loved around the world. A very versatile and delicious Greek dish suitable for every time of the day, as a main dish, starter or mid-day snack! To prepare a traditional spanakopita recipe (Greek spinach pie) our feta cheese is crumbled and mixed with spinach into a herby spinach-feta mixture and then wrapped or layered in phyllo (filo) pastry, brushed with melted butter or olive oil and baked until golden and crispy perfection.. Simply delicious! This is a very easy to follow Greek spanakopita recipe for you to recreate this traditional vegetarian delight from scratch.

Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie...

The Pelican called Petros (Peter) is an integral part of the island of Mykonos and rightfully it has become the mascot of the island. You can get a glimpse of the cute creature as it strolls leisurely in own unhurried pace through the city's many alleyways. Although it is particularly fond of the harbor area along with Alevkantra. Everyone in Mykonos including visitors from abroad adores and admires the pelican. For the children, the pelican is their much preferred playing partner.

Petros the Pelican has been officially declared as the mascot of Mykonos. He has made Mykonos his home since 1954. The original Petros passed away after spending a long thirty years in this enchanting island. Her loss was deeply mourned by the people of Mykonos...

Mykonos is where jet-set travel began in Greece, and although it is no longer quite as exclusive as it was in the 1960s, its airport still sees a steady flow of private jets and helicopters as well as scheduled flights. In recent years, its cruise and ferry terminal has been relocated away from the excruciatingly pretty main village, leaving its harbour once again to fishing boats, private yachts and small excursion boats which ferry visitors to the serene temple ruins on Delos, the sacred island of the ancients.

Quality services has always been one of the hallmarks of Mykonos, and there is no shortage of fine jewellers, designer boutiques and cigar bars in the narrow village streets. Equally, there is no shortage of luxury villas for rent...

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