Mykonos is said to be Greece’s most cosmopolitan island and a whitewashed paradise located in the very centre of the Cyclades. If Greek mythology is your thing then you will be interested to know, the myth is that Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. It is also said that the name ‘Mykonos’ is taken from the grandson of Apollo.
Boat hire in Mykonos is the perfect way to see the beautiful island from a different perspective. Whether you’re seeking entertainment of adventure, there really is something for everyone on this special island.
Itinerary ideas in Mykonos
Moor up your boat hire in Mykonos, walk along the beautiful waterfront and soak up the good vibes and lively atmosphere.
Check out the Kazárma building, which served as accommodation for the soldiers of Manto Mavrogenous, a heroine of the Greek Revolution if history and culture is your thing.
One of the most beautiful corners of the island is Alefkántra or “Little Venice”, an 18th-century district with colourful balconies and old stylish windows. Why not relax at a waterfront café and take in the breathtaking views.
Another traditional settlement of Mykonos is Áno Merá. This is a 16th century church with a brilliant carved wooden iconostasis. To the north, in Fteliá, lies an important Neolithic settlement, and a 14th-13th century BC Mycenaean tomb.
The climate in Mykonos
The climate is Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and warm, sunny summers.
The island is windy, and it's cooler in summer than other islands of Greece. The wind has been exploited for centuries by windmills, which are found all over the island.
The average temperature ranges from 10.5 °C (51 °F) in January to 24 °C (75 °F) in July and August.
How to get to your boat hire in Mykonos
You can jump on a direct flight from Athens Airport to Mykonos Airport which will take a duration of 35 minutes. Flying from other Europe. There are several ferries departing daily from Piraeus port (Port Gate Ε7) to Mykonos New Port (Tourlos area), and from Rafina port to Mykonos New Port. The trip lasts from 2 hours (with speed ferry) and up to 6 hours (with conventional ferry).