Agios Ioannis


Also known as Agios Giannis (both names mean St John), this built-up beach settlement has a slim crescent of sand studded with umbrellas and lapped at by shallow, somewhat weedy waters. Part of the film Shirley Valentine was filmed here.

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Nearby Mykonos attractions

1. Kapari


Scooped out of the surrounding cliffs, this very appealing sandy cove is reached via a short walk along an unpaved track from the western end of Agios…

2. Ornos

0.76 MILES

Ornos, Mykonos' third-biggest settlement, straddles an isthmus 3km south of Hora. The small south-facing beach is wall-to-wall umbrellas and beach bars…

3. Megali Ammos

1.47 MILES

The best beach within easy walking distance of the centre of town, Megali Ammos has a couple of upmarket resorts and an excellent taverna right on the…

4. Psarou

1.59 MILES

A long stretch of white sand and teal waters, favoured by local cognoscenti. It's a short walk from Platys Gialos.

5. Windmills

1.79 MILES

Constructed in the 16th century by the Venetians for the milling of wheat, seven of Mykonos' iconic windmills are picturesquely situated on a small hill…

6. Little Venice

1.87 MILES

Leaning right over the water, this picturesque cluster of arcaded Venetian houses hides numerous bars, boutiques and clubs.

7. Aegean Maritime Museum

1.88 MILES

Amid the barnacle-encrusted amphorae, ye olde nautical maps and navigation instruments, there are numerous detailed models of famous sailing ships and…

8. Lena’s House

1.88 MILES

This traditional 19th-century Mykonian house (with furnishings intact) takes its name from its last occupant, Lena Skrivanou, who died in 1968.