This Greek island has history spanning back to mythology as the site of the battle between Zeus and the Titans. Today, Orbitz.com offers discount flights to Mykonos, so you can enjoy the beautiful beaches and nightlife of this vibrant island, where tourism has been the main economic source since the 1950s.
Mykonos Island National Airport is located 2.5 miles outside of the city of Mykonos. Seasonally, more than 20 airlines fly in and out of the airport, bringing many travelers to this beautiful island in the summer tourist months. In the off-season, flights are available from Athens through just a few carriers. Public transit is not offered from the airport, but taxi service is available from the airport into town for a cost of €5 to €10; by taxi it will take around 10 minutes to get from the airport to town. Once in town, bus and taxi services are available; motorbike and car rentals are also available if you are looking to explore the island.
Although it is known for its nightlife, there is plenty to do in Mykonos during the day. Little Venice is a beautiful, romantic spot to grab a drink and watch the sun set among the medieval houses. The Windmills are a landmark of the island that overlook Little Venice and are also a popular place to enjoy the sunset. The nightlife in Mykonos is both famous and intense; drinks in Mykonos can be quite expensive because of its popularity as a party destination. Archaeological and folklore museums are available for those looking to experience some of the rich history of this Greek island. The south, west and east coasts of the island all offer beautiful white-sand beaches with breathtaking views of the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The climate of Mykonos is hot and dry in the summer, making it a popular destination for tourists. Temperatures in the summer average in the low 80s Fahrenheit, which is ideal to enjoy the beautiful beaches around the island. Winter temperatures are mild, averaging in the low 50s Fahrenheit. Although temperatures are not extremely cold in winter, the waters are quite chilly then, also averaging in the low 50s Fahrenheit and making the beach significantly less enjoyable than in the summer.
Overall, this picturesque Greek island offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a fun-filled party, a romantic getaway or a relaxing beach vacation the whole family can enjoy, Mykonos will deliver. Discount flights to Mykonos are available now on Orbitz.com, and the time has never been better to book your flight today.
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