Summer in Mykonos - events, parties and more

White houses with blue doors, romantic little streets full of colourful flowers and the deep blue sea all around - this is the Greek island of Mykonos. In recent years not only tourists but also celebrities have been attracted to this unique island with its wonderful beaches, legendary parties and buzzing events. Here you can find out what else a summer on Mykonos has to offer.

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Mykonos has already long been known as Greece's party island. Thanks to its exclusive mix of a traditional Greek atmosphere and a fancy party scene Mykonos has been attracting tourists and celebrities from all over the world. You won’t find shabby beer tents and bad music à la Mallorca there – but only the best champagne, chic design and unforgettable venues.

Here we have collected the best bars, clubs and restaurants in Mykonos for you.

Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach Club

Founded in 1969, the Paradise Beach Club never fails to entertain its visitors with the best parties, bars and restaurants. The Paradise Beach Club is known as the party capital of Greece and was voted the 14th best club in the world. Located at the most beautiful beach of Mykonos, Paradise Beach, it hosts the world’s best DJs and offers unforgettable party nights under the warm Greek sky. Don’t miss the nightly fireworks!
The club is open from April until October and offers daily parties.

Tropicana Club

Connected to Paradise Beach Club are the Tropicana Club and the Tropicana Beach Bar. This place is perfect for everyone who wants to relax during daytime and soak up some sun rays but wants to go crazy in the evenings. The Tropicana Beach Bar will provide you with refreshing drinks, sweet juices and exclusive cocktails so you can enjoy your day to the fullest.
Tropicana Club parties start at around 4:30pm and last until the sun rises again. Dance to the captivating electro sound of the world’s most famous DJs while enjoying the beauty of the beach and the island around you.

Cavo Paradiso

Another incredibly beautiful club on Paradise Beach is Cavo Paradiso. Located on a cliff from where you can overlook the crystal clear blue sea Cavo Paradiso is probably one of the most impressive venues in Europe. It is build from local materials like stone and wood and blends perfectly with its surroundings. Here you can dance to carefully selected DJs and feel one with nature.
The most popular parties are the legendary full moon parties that you have to experience once in your lifetime. Apart from those, Cavo Paradiso also offers a very tight schedule in summer with world renowned DJs. Don’t wait too long to book your tickets!

Paraga Beach


By day this location is an excellent seafood restaurant that also offers a chill out area at the beach and delicious cocktails. Scorpios also spoils its visitors with an incredibly chic and minimalist design: warm, earthy colours and natural materials provide for a relaxing and authentic atmosphere right at Paraga Beach. Additionally, Scorpios offers a variety of workshops and activities like yoga, Qi Gong, meditation classes or massages that are held by international experts on those fields. Scorpios really wants to bring out the best in you.
At night Scorpios turns into a decadent dance club like you would expect on Mykonos. It’s the perfect club to start your night out on the Greek island.

Kalua Beach Bar

“Life is a beach party!” – This is the motto of Kalua Beach Bar in the bay of Paraga Beach. This unique beach bar offers high class cuisine, only the best wines and creative cocktails like the infamous Kalua Watermelon Cocktail. Dance to the beats by Shaya and the saxophone tunes by Tiago, the two resident artists at Kalua that perform there every day of the week. Along with them there are also guest DJs on some days that satisfy the party crowd with the typical Kalua music style until sunrise.

Mykonos Town

180° Sunset Bar

Located on a hill a little bit above Mykonos town the 180° Sunset Bar will offer you the most stunning sunset you will ever see. The bar belongs to the Mykonos Castle Panigirakis. The little uphill walk will be rewarded with a 180° panoramic view of Mykonos town and the most beautiful Greek sunsets. The bar serves exclusive wines, cocktails and of course champagne as well as little snacks. The breathtaking sunset, delightful live music and a delicious cocktail will make an evening at 180° Sunset Bar truly unforgettable. As the bar closes at around 11pm, this experience will make the perfect finale of your Mykonos holiday.

Semeli the Bar

You probably have already heard about Semeli the Bar as it’s one of the most legendary restaurants in Mykonos. It offers one-of-a-kind delicacies, the finest champagne and the best cocktails. It is open all day and all night. After dinner, Semeli the Bar is ready to party like you only can in Mykonos. You can either party outside and enjoy the sunset and the warm Greek atmosphere or stay inside where the music and the delicious cocktails will make you forget time. In the morning you can just stay at Semeli and cure your hangover – they also offer breakfast and fresh juices.

Skandinavian Bar & Club

For almost 40 years the Skandinavian Bar has been entertaining especially younger tourists from all over the world. Drinks are priced more reasonable in comparison with other bars in Mykonos. The Skandinavian Bar is the perfect mix between a cool bar and a crazy club – you can have the best of both worlds here! Upstairs in the bar there is the party area with loud electronic music blasting from the boxes and everybody dancing like there is no tomorrow. Downstairs you can enjoy a more relaxed bar setting with your friends. Between the buildings of the bar there also is a nice patio with a cozy sitting area where you can relax, talk and meet new interesting people.

Jackie O’

One of the best gay bars on the whole island. Jackie O’ offers a very nice view on the famous Mykonos sunsets and serves delicious cocktails. Nightly drag shows entertain the crowd and spice up every party. The beach bar at Super Paradise Beach invites you to relax at the sea, the pool or the Jacuzzi and makes the experience at Jackie O’ perfect for everybody. Jackie O’s award winning restaurant will provide for a true taste explosion and will spoil you and your friends with only the best ingredients.

Agios Ioannis Beach

Hippie Fish

A little bit more remote from most of the hot spots on the island you can find Hippie Fish. This unique restaurant by the sea was built in the 60s and is a real staple of Mykonos. The bar calles Hip Mixology offers carefully composed drinks in a chic atmosphere. Don’t expect the traditional greasy gyros and pita! Hippie Fish satisfies your taste buds with exclusive sushi and authentic Japanese cuisine merged with Mediterranean influences. The fish is always fresh and is caught directly from the Mediterranean Sea which ensures consistent high quality. Just like in a real Japanese sushi bar you can sit at the counter and watch the master chefs prepare your food right before your eyes. Of course you can also enjoy your meal at the beach to make this dinner a true Mykonian experience.

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