Agios Sostis


This gorgeous, wide strip of golden sand receives far fewer visitors than the south coast. There's no shade and only limited parking but there's a popular taverna with a little sheltered cove directly below it.

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Nearby Mykonos attractions

1. Panormos


A chunk of this gorgeous sandy beach is given over to a pretentious beach-bar complex, but that still leaves a large expanse of golden sand to spread out…

2. Ftelia

1.81 MILES

There's a somewhat barren feel to this long, sandy beach that's often buffeted by strong winds – good for windsurfers, less so for everyone else.

3. Agios Stefanos

2.47 MILES

Only 500m north of the New Port, this narrow but popular curve of sand is backed by tavernas, restaurants and hotels. You can walk here from Hora in 40…

4. Mersini

2.51 MILES

Practically deserted sandy beach with calm waters, reachable via an unpaved road.

5. Fokos

2.79 MILES

This little-visited sandy beach on the north coast has a good taverna, but you'll need an ATV to tackle the rutted road.

6. Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

2.84 MILES

A headless, almost limbless 2nd-century BC statue of Hercules in Parian marble is the highlight of this small, well-presented collection. Otherwise it's…

7. Agia Anna

2.92 MILES

This small golden-sand beach, right on a busy thoroughfare, is not one of Mykonos' finest but it is centrally located, popular with families and good for…

8. Tourliani Monastery

3.06 MILES

Located in the centre of Ano Mera, the island's other main settlement, this castle-like monastery (founded in 1537 but rebuilt in 1767) has a gorgeous…