The beautiful island of Mykonos is famed in all of Greece for its beautiful beaches, ancient archeological artifacts, luxury hotels and its attraction of the rich and famous from around the world. Every year, Mykonos welcomes thousands of visitors looking to enjoy a great time and it never disappoints. If you have heard of this beautiful island and wish to go for a visit, here are the things you need to do in order to properly plan your trip.
Secure Travel Plans
Before you can enjoy the luxurious beaches and resorts of Mykonos, you have to be sure you are able to. First of all, do you need a visa to go there? Greece, and by extension Mykonos, belongs to a league of twenty-six European countries that share a single visa, known as the Schengen Visa. If you are planning a trip to Mykonos from one of the Shengen countries you can book your tickets immediately. If not, you may have to factor the time and cost of securing a Schengen Visa. Mykonos is one of the most visited Greek Islands, so it receives direct flights and you can book one once your visa concerns are sorted.
Secure Accommodation Plans
It would be an unfortunate mistake if you got to Mykonos without making accommodation plans beforehand. Mykonos has hundreds of beautiful hotels from the Old Port of Mykonos to Platys Gialos. There are hotels at multiple price ranges and even if you are backpacking with a tight budget, you will find something within your price range. However, if you are looking to experience the opulent lifestyle that Mykonos is known for, you can book your stay at this luxury hotel in Mykonos. Regardless of your budget, make sure your hotel is booked and that you are expected. Also, find out if your hotel will provide airport pickup services. If not, make plans to go from the airport to your hotel.
Plan Your Itinerary
The island of Mykonos is full of exciting things to do and amazing places to go. However, if you do not decide what to do ahead of time you might not make the best of your trip. If you are visiting Mykonos for its historical and mythological significance, make sure you plan to visit places like Delos with its archeological sites and museums, and make a stop at the House of Cleopatra. If your purpose of visit is to party with the stars, then the Scandinavian Disco Bar and the Astra Bar should be on your list of party spots. Also if delicious dining is your thing, then visit The Remezzo in the Old Port or the Pasaji at Ornos Beach.
If you have followed the tips above, then you are set up for a great time on the island of Mykonos. Prepare for a time filled with breathtaking historical sights, luxury hotels, clubs and restaurants as well as friendly and super-fun people. Visitors to Mykonos often find themselves wanting to return and your experience will definitely not be an exception.