The beaches of Mykonos are famous for the crystal water and golden sand. Super Paradise sits on a little bay and has rugged landscape and calm waters. It has built a reputation for its nudism, as well as the homosexual crowd. It has a party atmosphere with loud music and a great bar area.
Paradise is another famous beach, because it attracts a young crowd that dance and party day and night on the beach. Lia Beach if filled with soft sand and crystal blue water. Lia is home to small fish taverns and fishing houses. Elia is the longest beach on Mykonos. It’s filled with bars and taverns and wind surfing, parasailing and skiing are daily activities. Platis Gialos is filled with people during the summer and Psarou also attracts thousands of visitors in peak season. Aginos Ioannis, Aghios Stefanos, Agrari and Paraanga are also part of Mykonos beach area. They all offer incredible fun, great food and drink and the intoxicating sun and surf of the Mediterranean.
The beaches located on the south-east coast in the district of Glyfada are private for the most part, which means there is a fee to enjoy the beach. They include Varkiza Beach which has snack bars, water slides and tennis courts. Vouliagmeni Beach is great for children and Cape Sounion is surrounded by taverns and cafes. Voula Beach has tennis and volleyball courts and Schinias, is great for wind surfing. Loutsa is a great place at night. It’s filled with fish taverns, bars and cafes.
Another great beach area is Rafina, which is on the other side of Mount Pendeli and Himitos. It feels like an island. The restaurants serve fried squid, small fried fish and other marine specialties. Agoni Grammi is just one of the restaurants on the beach and Avra Rafina Smartotel recently opened. It’s a 3 star hotel that’s convenient to the ferries and has become a favorite stop for island hoppers.