The Best Beach Hotels in Mykonos, Greece

Indulge in everything Mykonos has to offer by staying steps from the islands natural wonders
Indulge in everything Mykonos has to offer by staying steps from the island's natural wonders | Courtesy of Myconian Korali / Expedia
Kim Gregory

Mykonos is famous for its brilliant beaches, cosmopolitan town and luxurious hotels that help you experience the best of it all.

Go for the beaches, stay for the atmosphere. In Mykonos, dazzling turquoise waters and stretches of powdery sand meet the winding cobbled streets of the bustling cosmopolitan town. The glamorous restaurants, bars and shops are best enjoyed after a day at a stunning beach. Indulge in it all by staying steps from the natural wonders at any of these carefully chosen Mykonos beach hotels with sea-view infinity pools, panoramic restaurants and coastal-vibe decor.

1. Petinos Beach

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

Classic Cycladic white architecture rises above the zero-entry pool lined by loungers at Petinos Beach, Mykonos
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This white hotel is as classically Cycladic as the beach on its doorstep. Platis Gialos (which translates as “broad bay”) is one of the largest in Mykonos, with coconut-fringed umbrellas lined up in front of clear waters and eateries perfect for classy evenings or chilled lunches. Bedrooms at Petinos reflect the beach vibe – like the pastel-coloured Sea Breeze Room or the Signature Suite with natural brick walls and a separate cosy area leading to a sea-view balcony – as does the hotel’s laid-back Blue Myth restaurant.

2. Mykonos Beach Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Resort

Infinity pool set into the rocky coastline above the beach with stunning sea views at Mykonos Beach Hotel
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This peaceful retreat sits on Megali Ammos, a quiet, leafy cove boasting turquoise waters and that famous Cycladic breeze to keep you cool. Enjoy the view at your terrace buffet breakfast, and at sunset, watch the sea sparkle with colour from the cliffside pool and jacuzzi. White stone arches bless the rooms, with sea-blue accents matching the aesthetic of beautiful Mykonos. The lively town is a five-minute walk, though it feels like a different world.

4. The TownHouse Mykonos

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

Outdoor seating area with white cushions, rustic brass and wood tables and island views at the TownHouse Mykonos
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After a day at the beach, head back to your decadent, luxurious room at the TownHouse, an 18th-century former aristocratic manor house. Freshen up in your free-standing bathtub, get glam in your stylish room with overhead beams and plush sofa, then head to the hotel’s Cocktail Bar & Sunset Lounge for “hot tunes and cool cocktails”. Mykonos tourists flock here for a trendy night out, but it’s just steps from your room at this glamorous hotel. Hangovers don’t exist in paradise, right?

5. Mykonos Theoxenia Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

Lush outdoor pool area with stone deck, loungers and four-poster daybeds at Mykonos Theoxenia Boutique Hotel
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Slap bang in the centre of Mykonos town, right by the famous windmills you see on every celeb’s social media, this one-of-a-kind boutique hotel is the perfect place to enjoy the cosmopolitan centre and take trips to all the surrounding beaches. The lush palm trees by the pool make you feel as if you’re out in nature, and the leaf-patterned furniture of the pastel-coloured, sixties-style rooms will dazzle.

6. Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Resort, Luxury

View from upper pools toward beach with loungers and palapa-style parasols at Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort
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Psarou Beach is so picturesque that it attracts the famous and wealthy in their yachts. But don’t worry about crowds, as you can experience it from the luxury of your gorgeous bungalow, suite or villa at Mykonos Blu Grecotel, one of the best beach hotels on Mykonos. Find plush cushions, overhead drapes and golden lamps lighting your room, which includes a private sea-view balcony. If that’s not enough, the resort has an infinity pool overlooking the bay. Indulge in the stuff of Instagram dreams.

7. Petasos Beach Resort and Spa

Resort, Spa Hotel

Large white roof deck filled with daybeds overlooking the sea with a large yacht at Petasos Beach Resort and Spa, Mykonos
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Did someone say private peninsula? Yep, this swanky resort has its own delicious strip of Mykonos, set between Platis Gialos and Psarou. It’s as exclusive as it comes with a VIP restaurant overlooking the yachts and bay. Along with the sea view, enjoy trendy fusion cuisine and a DJ spinning into the night. Recover from the fun by chilling on the beach or in your recently renovated room, with its modern decor of classic whites with pops of colour.

8. Bill and Coo Suites and Lounge

Resort, Spa Hotel, Luxury

Desert oasis-style villas with private pools surrounded by greenery at Bill and Coo Suites and Lounge, Mykonos
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Sip signature cocktails from the all-day bar at the sea-facing infinity pool of your dreams. Bill & Coo overlooks peaceful Megali Ammos, so you can enjoy beach life from the luxury of your boutique hotel. The modern, cool rooms have light-up mirrors, cacti and smart home automation systems to fulfil your needs, while gourmet twists on Greek culinary classics are offered at their Gastronomy Project. Wine and dine al fresco as the sun sets over the bay.

9. Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos

Resort, Chain Hotel, Luxury

Long curve of sandy beach with brown loungers and parasols in front of Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos
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Ornos Bay is home to this chilled-out sanctuary, where the rooms are beach-chic with woven-basket wall decorations, hanging chairs and bamboo-lined headboards that bring the outside in. Life by the waves doesn’t stop there. Spend evenings at any of the resort’s four bar-restaurant options, including Buddha-Beach Bar where DJs create laid-back party vibes long into the night, perfectly encompassing this seductive island.

10. Myconian Korali

Resort, Luxury

Lavender curtains parted to show plush white chairs and plunge pool set high above the sea at Myconian Korali, Mykonos
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Half-moon, wall-length bedroom windows mean the beach is always in sight at Myconian Korali. Mykonos town is close by, and you’re steps from that powdery sand and crystal sea that first brought you to Greece. Here, the white decor is stamped with vibrant greens, yellows and oranges, reflecting the colourful simplicity of the nature outside. The hotel’s restaurant – with its calming ambience and sea vista – serves seasonal menus using fresh local produce. Natural and beautiful, just like the beaches.

Looking for a budget-friendly stay in Mykonos? Read our guide to the best cheap hotels, then book your stay on Culture Trip.

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