Cruise & Stay
Welcome to Mykonos
Cruise Nation are delighted to bring you our great range of Mykonos Cruise & Stay Holidays. Our Mykonos Smart Packages feature FREE stays in one of many handpicked hotels which are all centrally located in Mykonos providing you with the ideal base from which to explore all that this exciting destination has to offer.
With our Mykonos Cruise & Stay packages, your flights will always be included. We also offer flights from a number of regional airports throughout the UK giving you much greater flexibility and making your holiday experience as smooth as possible.
Every beach is a little bit of paradise, with a completely different atmosphere to the next. From Paraga Beach to Psarou Beach, you can soak up all the glorious Mediterranean sun or take part in exciting water sports and parties. Whether you are looking for relaxation or adventure, Mykonos has it all.
Traditional Greek food has never been so appetising and Mykonos can certainly offer mouth-watering dishes that are able to satisfy any taste buds. From grilled meats and vegetables cooked on open charcoal barbeques to intimate indoor restaurants perfect for a sophisticated meal, there really is no shortage of variety when it comes to dining in Mykonos.
It would be impossible to talk about Mykonos without mentioning its rich history and culture, so for historical fanatics, this Greek wonderland is certainly worth a visit. Aside from the sandy landscapes, Mykonos has nine churches, four archaeological sites, seven museums and 26 art galleries to add to your itinerary. As much as there is a wonderful collection of sights to see, each one offers an unrivalled view of the island and a long stretch of the Aegean Sea.
Weather in The Mediterranean
When you’re not visiting one of the gorgeous beaches, eating incredible food or taking in some Greek culture, you can treat yourself to a spot of shopping - and with fashion, jewellery, home decor, souvenirs, books and local wines to choose from, you’ll have access to some truly tempting deals.
For a number of years, Mykonos has been a much-loved summer destination that offers the best of both worlds. The island’s famous Paradise Beach Club is an essential hotspot for cosmopolitan nightlife and the romantic ambience is brought to life in the landscape’s uncompromised beauty. Where sapphire waters and bold skies meet in perfect harmony, Mykonos is the perfect blend for a spectacular holiday filled with celebration and memories.
Things to do in Mykonos
The Hora is what you think of when you think of Mykonos…
Buildings appearing to be floating on the sea, with their colourful balconies perched precariously above them and with the sun catching their white walls to illuminate their surroundings. The town’s famous windmills look over the buildings, and wandering through the intricate, narrow lanes can make for quite the experience. With restaurants and bars a plenty, there’s plenty to do in Hora.
Mykonos is a treasure trove of diving opportunities…
Local companies offer diving lessons and where better to start than in the depths of the Aegean Sea whilst in Mykonos. The island has plenty of caves and wrecks at the bottom of its sea. Why not investigate and see if you can find of that treasure?
Sail to Delos
Mykonos is known as the gateway to the island, Delos, the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite and Apollo…
Sail to Delos
The island is home to one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Greece. The excavations on the island are some of the most extensive in the Mediterranean. Ruins stand as they would have all those years ago. Visit the Terrace of the Lions or Delos’ theatre. This incredible island is waiting for you.
Water Sports On Kalafatis Beach
Get your swimming gear on, we’re going water skiing, or wake boarding, or jet skiing or tubing…
Water Sports On Kalafatis Beach
And if none of them interest you, you can also get normal boat cruises at Kalafatis that take you around the island. For water sports, however, there is so much choice. Do them solo or with friends, it’s good fun that you’ll remember for ever, and on the wonderful beach of Kalafatis there’s no better place to be.
Restaurants in Mykonos
Tasos is one of the longest standing taverns in Mykonos. Opened in 1962, and a local favourite ever since, Tasos delivers classic Greek cuisine in a friendly atmosphere and a lovely location. Sit meters away from the beach and enjoy the freshest fish with an all-encompassing wine list which has something for every palette.
Scorpios is the place you want to be. On the beach, in the sun, enjoying some fine food and wine. It’s one of the best if you want to dine in a place with a hip Cabans and sunbeds sit on the beach waiting for you to relax on them. The restaurant itself specialises in organic, local Greek cuisine which packs a punch. A must do!
Kiki’s Tavern is nestled away on Agios Sostis beach, it’s only small so make sure to get here before midday to ensure you get a table. It has limited spaces and is always busy but the wait is worth it. Kiki’s epitomises Mykonos, it is Greek culture in a restaurant. They deliver fresh fish daily and different wines by the barrel, so make sure to head to Kiki’s!
Head to the north of Mykonos and you’ll come across Ftelia, this stunning restaurant leaves you with untouched views across the sea in the comfort of some beanbags amongst other chairs. They specialise in Mediterranean cuisine but with an Italian twist, each dish is served with the most delightful fresh ingredients and you’ll leave having tasted every gastronomic desire you could’ve asked for.
Cavo Paradiso is the Mykonos’ hit out of town club. Perched on a cliff with beautiful views of the Aegean Sea, it’s a great place to spend the late hours of your evening. Designed as an open air venue, you can look up at the stars while you dance the night away with their house DJ. This place is bouncing in the early hours, make sure you pace yourself!
Kalua Beach Bar
Kalua Beach Bar is one of the prettiest bars on the island, it sits on Paraga Beach, one of the smallest beaches on the island. The décor is hip and the bar emits an atmosphere that makes you want to sit on the beach with a cocktail and watch the sun go down. All of their bartenders are experienced, skilled professionals in the art of cocktail making. Pick up their signature Kalua cocktail and dance to one of their DJs. Definitely a must visit.
Open after midnight, this club epitomises the Mykonos party vibe. The cutting-edge music scene mirrors the interior, it’s stylish and unusual for a club. It’s a lovely club which hosts international DJs and master mixologists. Make sure to bring your dancing shoes as you’ll be on the dancefloor for hours, enjoying the hottest tracks until 8am.