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Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

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Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

We will be spending a day & a half in Mykonos staying near Mykonos town in mid September

We intend to spend our half day looking round the town

We would welcome suggestions for the other day

We have seen the suggestion about going to Delos, or should we stay on Mykonos - are there any nice trips we could do by bus - we don't want to lay on the beach all day - would rather discover interesting places on the island, although a swim at the end of the day would be welcome !

Your suggestions would be gratefully received

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1. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

Delos visits can take less than half a day (leave on the 9 am boat, return at noon or early afternoon) leaving you plenty of time to do things back on Mykonos.

There aren't any cute mountain or seaside villages on Mykonos but one option is to take a bus to the inland municipality of Ano Mera. It has a square lined with restaurants and the island's historic monastery is nearby.

I would suggest taking a bus to Platis Gialos and walking along the coast to Paraga and Paradise beaches, taking a bus back to town from there. It's an easy scenic walk and it gives you a chance to see three major beaches and the famous beach clubs at each, as well as little Agia Anna beach near Paraga. Psarou beach, home to the post Nammos beach club that celebrities love, is a short walk in the other direction from Platis Gialos.

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2. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

The best beaches are a few miles from Mykonos. I would recommend renting an ATV or scooter for a day or half day. You can see the other places the previous post recommended, as well as go to the beach. It's a easy 20min drive via ATV.

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3. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

Interesting. Your posts were very helpful for the 6 days in Naxos last week and we are heading to Mykonos tomorrow (getting in at 13:00) to catch our 17:00 flight to London the following day. We will have about 24 hours total free time, but are staying near Agios Stefanos beach...thought that beach might be a low key sufficient enough option for the afternoon we arrive. But my 17 year old daughter wants to stroll Paradise Beach and check it out...interesting thx

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4. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

Hi paradise beach comes alive about 4.30pm so if your daughter wants to experience the atmosphere here then in reality it have to be on the day that you arrive that you visit it. You would have to catch a bus into town from agios stefanos and then walk to fabrika bus station and catch a bus from there. Tropicana does do a private mini bus from the old port to paradise beach so worth checking that out too if you do decide to visit it. On your day of departure you will have to be at the airport for about 15.00 so that will not give you much time to do much apart from looking around town or have a swim at the agios stefanos beach or try out another beach for a couple of hours or if up early catch the 9.00am boat to Delos

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5. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

Thanks! I thought that Mamas Pension was only a 15-20 minute walk from town but is apparently double that...as long as there are frequent buses

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6. Re: Suggestions for a day and a half in Mykonos

It takes 30 to 40 minutes to walk from the new port to the town center, so add another 10 minutes for the leg between your accommodations and the port and you've got a rough estimate.There are regular buses, or you could walk to the new port and take the SeaBus instead.

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