Besides the legendary party scene Mykonos is widely famous for, another great reason to visit the Island of the Winds is to visit some magical sunset spots like Mykonos Town, Tourlos, Agios Stefanos, and Ornos.
Easily reached by visitors, the western side of the island is perfect for those seeking some romance and soul-pleasing moments, just before the world slips into its nightgown. Of the many places where you can enjoy astounding sunsets in Mykonos, we give you a favorite mix of unique twilight experiences.
Head to Little Venice
Undeniably one of the most romantic spots in Mykonos, Little Venice enthralls with its charming architecture and superb views of the orange-and-pink-hue-dominated sky.
Picture-perfect sunsets and a plethora of restaurants and bars to savor your cocktail while watching the sun go down make it a superb option.
The Terrace of the Elysium Hotel
The ultimate gay hotspot for sunset drinks over the Chora (or Mykonos Town). One can say that it is a tradition and rite of passage in Mykonos to watch the sunset from the terrace set on The Elysium Hotel. Apart from panoramic views of the capital getting ready for another vibrant night, you can also enjoy your cocktails and, of course, a hard-to-forget drag show!
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Sunset Yoga at Castle Panigirakis
Located up on a hill, Castle Panigirakis in Mykonos Town is a unique location for incredible sunset views overlooking the Aegean Sea and unforgettable yoga experiences. Take deep, slow breaths and enjoy heart-stopping vistas in one of the best vantage points on the island.
Climb aboard your luxurious yacht for an epic sunset experience on the crystal waters of the Aegean. What better way to close a day full of sailing around Mykonos, Rhenia, Delos or other Cycladic islands, viewing unseen beauties, soaking up the sun, and enjoying refreshing swims, than with a glass of fine champagne in hand while watching the changing colors of the sun, as it disappears behind the horizon!
Horseback Riding Sunsets
If you fancy sharing a sunset ride along the beach with the cobalt waters of the Aegean Sea splashing at your feet, then this is a one-of-a-kind experience you should have. For ultimate romantic moments, you may choose secluded beaches, like Fokos beach, where you may also organize a beach picnic, inclusive of a beach fire, summer fruits, cheese, fine wine, and red roses, showered by the glim light of the moon.
A most photographed, spot of Mykonos offering breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the descending sun. If you wish to complete the experience with some great seafood, the Caprice restaurant is perched on the rocks just underneath the windmills. Relish a relaxed and laid-back meal, away from the rush of bars at nearby Little Venice.
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Your Exclusive Villa
Situated in pristine locations across the island, elite Mykonos holiday villas with all modern amenities and incredible, untouched vistas of the shimmering Aegean Sea and the beautiful Mediterranean sky are an exceptional option to watch a majestic Mykonian sunset. Take your drink in your private, infinity pool, organize a BBQ party, or sit in one of the pergolas and watch the sun giving its place to a glorious moon.
And there you have it—six spots in Mykonos where the sunsets steal the show every single evening. From the laid-back to the luxurious, there’s a sunset experience waiting for every traveler. So grab your camera, pick a spot, and watch the day bow out in the most spectacular way.