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Mykonos in an island known for its nightlife scene, beautiful beaches and painted-white homes, however there is much more to do on this Greek treasure than hanging out on the beach all day to later party all night. There are tons of fun outdoor activities that the island offers to visitors wanting to get to know Mykonos and have some outdoor time as well! Let’s look at the top five outdoor activities that you can do while visiting Mykonos.
Water activities are offered all over the island and one of the most relaxing ways to enjoy your time on Mykonos is to take a sail boat tour. Tours can include anything from seeing the sights, learning history, going for a swim and eating wonderful meals!
2. Rent a Bike or Join a Tour
For those who wish to be a bit more active while on vacation there is a perfect way to get to know the island – rent a bike or take a bike tour. Bike tours are organized by companies and if you join one you are sure to see the highlights of the island while getting to also go a bit off of the beaten path.
3. Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
The waters off the shores of Mykonos are beautiful, clear, and sparkling blue. A perfect way to experience all that the sea has to offer is by joining a snorkeling or scuba diving tour. There is much to explore off the shores of the island including caves and marine life. Not to mention, you’ll have a great story to tell your friends when you get home!
4. Sea Kayaking and Canoeing
Sea kayaking and canoeing is another great way to see parts of the island that you would otherwise miss out in experiencing. There are organized tours that you can join which explore different areas of Mykonos.
5. Kite Surfing
Why not go kite surfing while in Mykonos? The weather is perfect and so are the wind and water conditions. If you have never gone before, you can even take a lesson while on the island!