Reasons To Visit Mykonos
Mykonos is one of the most popular islands in Greece known for its charming atmosphere, beautiful scenery and many interesting heritage sites. If you fancy a day of sightseeing be sure to check out some of the island’s most iconic sites such as the windmills or the Panagia Paraportiani church which is over 500 years old. Mykonos boasts a large number of stunning sandy beaches where you can soak up the sunshine or take a dip in the clear blue waters, while there are some more adrenaline pumping activities for thrill seekers such as waterskiing and scuba diving available. The island is also celebrated for its vibrant nightlife scene with its many bars and clubs, while you won’t be disappointed with the array of restaurants and cafés to be enjoyed.
Arriving In Mykonos
Mykonos International Airport is located only 4 km away from Mykonos town and primarily handles seasonal flights from around Europe. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Mykonos it will be possible to fly directly, but the airport does have regular flights from Athens International Airport which would enable UAE nationals to make the journey with just one stopover all year round. In addition to this, the airport handles a large number of seasonal flights which would open up your options during seasonal times. If you're considering a longer stopover in the Greek capital, get some inspiration with the top 15 attractions and things to do in Athens.
During your time at the airport there are only the bare essentials when it comes to amenities, although you can find a café and a few bars on site as well as duty-free shopping. When your flight has arrived at the airport, your best bet is to flag down a taxi to get to your destination. However, if you are staying at a hotel be sure to check if there is a hotel shuttle bus service available. There are a few car rental agencies operating at Mykonos airport for those looking for their own vehicle to explore the island.
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Mykonos Travel Information
As Greece is within the Schengen Area, UAE nationals will not need a visa for stays of up to 90 days. In Mykonos you can expect plenty of warm weather and sunshine with average highs of around 28 degrees during the summer, while over the winter period temperatures still stay mild. Remember that in Greece the currency used is the euro.
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* This information is correct as of January 2018
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