1. Loulos Beach The beach is just one kilometer away from the famous beach of Mykonos, Kalo Livadi. You can get there by foot from Kalo Livadi, and by car from any point of the island. From the main road that you can park, you will see a small gravel lane, follow this! Loulos is a small beach with white pebbles, calm waters and characteristic blue-green color.
Moving to the north of the island. After you pass the artificial lake of Mykonos with herons and other migratory birds, following the road to the sea, you need to go a few kilometers of dirt road to reach Fokos. The golden sand, the little pebbles and clear waters will fascinate you. There, you will find Fokos tavern, were you can enjoy some delicious traditional Greek meals.
Mirsini or otherwise Mersini is located just 500 meters away from the beach of Fokos and is completely isolated. Get ready for a beautiful sandy beach with green water in which there will be only you and your friends. Conquered Myrsini? Time for a private a la carte swim in it’s crystal clear waters!
4. Merhias Beach
As you take the road to Profitis Ilias, turn left to Merhia. The access is not very easy so this beach will generously give you all the tranquility you seek with deep blue waters creating a splendid creek with only few houses around.
Kapari is a beautiful and remote beach on the western side of Mykonos. It was once a common secret between the local residents of the island. Nowadays many visitors ask to visit Kapari, yet it remains a tranquil place, that forces you to appreciate amazing susets! The sun sets over the sacred island of Delos, creating a color palet with no mach. To find Kapari, head for Saint John beach and then find a smiley face to just ask!
Super Paradise, one of the most famous beach in the world, is located next to Paradise beach. There you will find the famous Super Paradise beach bar, for swimming, dancing, partying. If you don’t have a car, you can go there by taxi, or by boat from Platis Gialos, or by the local bus.
Paradise beach can be reached by car, bus, taxi or taxi-boat. If you enjoy hiking, there is a footpath from Platis Gialos. In Paradise beach there are also popular beach bars, where you can have fun all day. Nudists are welcome like almost in every beach around the island. A fully organised camping is located very close to the beach. Last but not least, the famous club Cavo Paradiso is on a hill above the beach.
Psarou beach is located on the south west coast of Mykonos Island. It is only 5km from Mykonos town. It can be reached by car, taxi and the local bus. Psarou beach has become one of the most famous and cosmopolitan beaches of the Mediterranean. It attracts not only Greeks but also celebrities from all around the world. Nammos beach bar & restaurant has contributed significantly to this growth, as it provides a variety of services to the tourists. Paparazzi gather to Psarou beach, in order to capture the moments of the world’s jet set. Psarou is also a beach for water sports like scuba diving.
One of the most popular beaches of Mykonos is Paraga, on the south coast of the island. Only 6km from the town of Mykonos and consists of two sandy beaches, where the southern beach is the calmer and the northern one is fully organized. Paraga beach attracts thousands of tourists every year from April till October. A wide range of people who visit Mykonos prefers Paraga beach. Easy access, either by car, taxi or by the sea boat with local boats departing several times a day from Platis Gialos beach. The northern side is a fully organised with sunbeds, and a lot of beach bars and taverns. At Paraga beach you will also find Mykonos Camping in an excellent spot with a great view. Nudists also love Paraga, and prefer the right part of the beach. If you decide to stay at Paraga beach until the sunset, you will enjoy the amazing view on the background of the horizon looking at the sun setting behind Delos Island.
Agios Ioannis beach is located on the southwest of Mykonos Island, in a 5 km distance from Mykonos town. It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and furthermore is well protected from the wind which can be quite strong on the peak season. The beach has soft, gold sand and crystal clear blue waters. Although it is an organised beach, it’s only on the peak season that gets crowded. There are two beach bars, plenty of restaurants and a variety of hotels around the beach. Agios Ioannis is definitely a family friendly beach and also attracts people that don’t like to draw attention. The sunset view and the view of Delos, are for sure its strong assets. At the end of September the most popular festival of the island takes place at the area of Agios Ioannis. This beach is strongly recommended to those who seek relaxation and calmness. But if you prefer an even more quitter beach, then try Kapari, a virgin and unspoil beach very close to Agios Ioannis.
Although the most popular beaches of Mykonos are located on the south coast of the island, Panormos is for sure a great exception. Located in a gulf in the north coast, Panormos beach is really amazing. Quite secluded beach, and not organised, despite the two beautiful beach bars/restaurants that are situated there. There are no sunbeds on the beach, only umbrellas and large pillows, which are offered if you order something from the bar. Keep in mind though that during peak season, you have to visit Panormos early in the morning to get an umbrella. Even though that period gets crowded, the mood remains calm and relaxing. Unfortunately you need a car or bike to get there as no public transportation goes to Panormos.
Agios Sostis is one of the few beaches that remain virgin and unspoiled in the whole island, without any facilities or water sports. There is only one tavern around, open during daytime because it operates without electricity.
Kalafatis beach is located on the southeast of the island, 12 km from Mykonos town. It is the only beach on the island surrounded by trees, which creates at some parts, natural shade. It is one of the biggest beaches of Mykonos. Kalafatis beach is more popular to those who love water sports. Everything can be found there; from canoe, Jet Ski, wind surfing, and many more. There are also beach bars and taverns with great food. You can reach Kalafatis by car, taxi or local bus.
Right next to Kalafatis bay, after Divounia hill, there is a tiny gulf called Agia Anna. Agia Anna beach is not very popular but it is quite, and truly beautiful. It is organised, with sunbeds and umbrellas, and although there is music from the beach bar, it’s not very loud, neither annoying. There are several options if you wish to eat something, as there are some taverns around.