Every summer we face the same dilemma: visiting Mykonos vs Santorini.
Both islands of the Cyclades in the Aegean sea are the top two Greek destinations and have dedicated and passionate fans. Luxurious hotels and fine restaurants attract international and Greek celebrities giving both islands a cosmopolitan flair. Both Mykonos and Santorini are accessible by air (international direct charter flights) and sea, which makes getting there easy.
Mykonos is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. The white houses and the windmills are the most representative types of cycladic traditional architecture. Mykonos is re-known internationally for its wild nightlife with cavo paradiso famous DJ parties being the highlight. Mykonos is also considered as one of the most gay friendly destinations worldwide. Mykonos is not only beaches and nightlife, but offers very important archaeological site, the temple of Apollo on nearby Delos island.
Having summed up the first island, we still have to ponder on the dilemma Mykonos vs Santorini.
Santorini, also known as Thira, is one of the top romantic destinations worldwide. Built on the cliffs of a volcano, the area of Kaldera offers the best sunset views on the island. Weddings at Santorini are in fashion. Santorini produces internationally acclaimed wine and cherry tomatoes. Don’t forget to visit the
famous archaeological excavations.
To conclude: Mykonos vs Santorini. Why choose? Visit both!