Mykonos is one of Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. Mykonos is an absolute paradise for those who love nature and nightlife. Travelers from all over the world visit Mykonos for its unique lifestyle, its legendary nightclubs, but also its beautiful beaches and opportunities for fun activities. This Greek island is ranked among the best gay destinations in the world, especially for summer holidays. Mykonos has a certain gay lifestyle, which is not similar to any other place in the world, combining luxury with fun and beauty.
Apart from beaches and nightlife, visitors shall also find many interesting sightseeing. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a delicious lunch at the beautiful Little Venice Quartet, where the barrier between the buildings and the sea is nonexistent. The romantic atmosphere and ethereal beauty make it a favorite hangout for artists who have captured the scenery in countless paintings. Take a selfie in front of the Windmills and take a walk to the church of Paraportiani, which is located to Chora. Chora, the capital of Mykonos, is also home to many museums which highlight the island’s rich legacy, in the history and the tradition. The agricultural museum of Mykonos can give you a small tour on the agricultural way of life of the Mykonians, daily items and methods used at that time. The Folklore Museum of Mykonos offers an interesting journey in the traditional Mykonian life in the last century. The exhibition hosts typical Mykonian furniture, icons, photos, post-byzantine sculptures, and historical documents.
Of course, Mykonos is the best destination to create memories and have the time of your life; The upcoming Gay Beach hot spot of the island is definitely ‘JackieO Beach’ at Super Paradise, which stands out as one of the most prestigious gay beach bars in the world, while the most frequented gay hotspots are the famous beaches Elia and Paradise, and some clubs in Town, such as Pierro’s Bar, now called VooDoo. Mykonos is also proud for hosting the most fun Gay Hotel in Europe, ‘Elysium Hotel’. Elysium is a pure gay hotel, and its ‘Pool Sunset Parties’ are definitely the ‘must-go/ must-see/ must- feel’ event of the island.
During the night, you can enjoy a stoll in Chora where you will find several gay bars, clubs and restaurants. ‘JackieO Mykonos Town’, which is the meeting point of gay travelers in Mykonos, is considered the best choice for cocktails, dancing and fun. Every year during August, Mykonos hosts the Top Gay Festival, XLSIOR FESTIVAL, which attracts thousands of handsome men from literally all over the world, who love partying & dancing to fabulous music by some of the most popular DJs.