Discover the best party beaches in Mykonos

Chrisa Lepida | Live the World

May 29, 2024

Mykonos, probably the Cyclades' most popular party island, draws thousands of tourists each year to experience the incredible cosmopolitan nightlife! If you like parties combined with crystal-clear waters and boho lounges, then Mykonos is the place to be. The island features the best party scene in the Aegean, with modern, vibrant shorelines and sophisticated beach clubs.

Showcasing a luxurious and fun atmosphere, beach clubs in Mykonos remain open up until the early morning hours. Some of the most famous Mykonos party beaches, such as Paradise and Psarou beaches, with elevated beachfront lounges, host all-day raves and wild nightlife events that please even the most demanding travellers. Ready to find out more about the best party beaches in Mykonos? 

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Paradise Beach

The most well-known of Mykonos' beaches, Paradise, is credited with bringing tourism to the island in the 1970s. Paradise Beach is a young party beach located 6 kilometres south of Mykonos Town and is accessible by bus, departing from the terminal of Fabrika. It is no longer the hippie beach of the 1970s, nor is it mostly gay like it was about a decade ago. Instead, it now draws young crowds who dance, drink and lie on the sand all day and night to the sound of music. The most popular beach clubs in the area are probably Tropicana and Cavo Paradiso, which attract famous DJs and party people from all over the globe.

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Super Paradise Beach

Super Paradise is a small beach located 7 kilometres southeast of Mykonos Town. There are no direct buses to Super Paradise Beach, but small boats run from Platis Gialos and Paradise Beach towards it. It is considered Mykonos' most gay-friendly beach and boasts one of the most relaxing yet considerably affordable beach clubs, also named after the beach, Super Paradise Beach Club. Join the journey of authentic bohemian fun, and pamper yourself with delectable food options, sensational wines, and creative cocktails. Rent a sun lounger for the day and let the music enchant your senses. 

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Paraga Beach

Paraga (also spelt "Paranga") is one of Mykonos' most popular beaches for several reasons: it is within walking distance of Paradise Party Beach, it is accessible by frequent buses, and of course, it is flanked by a couple of good hotels and trendy beach clubs. Located between Agia Anna Beach and Super Paradise Beach on Mykonos' southern tip, it boasts two magnificent beach bars, Kalua Beach Bar and Scorpios, that offer spectacular sunset views and an unwinding bohemian atmosphere. Their breezy, upbeat design and comfy loungers make them perfect for eating, drinking, and of course, dancing while famous worldwide DJs perform live. 

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Psarou Beach

Psarou Beach is well-known for drawing celebrities from around the world. It is a stylishly organized shoreline with clear turquoise waters in Mykonos's south, between Platy Gialos and Ornos Village. Nammos Beach Bar is a celebrity hangout with attendees, including Kendall Jenner and a slew of sports stars. As the sun sets, the luxurious scenery makes room for the party. Throughout the afternoon and into the evening, you can enjoy ravishing drinks while listening to DJ sets.

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The party life in Mykonos never ceases to impress. Emerald blue beaches, luxurious boho settings and famous DJs from around the globe comprise a holiday-perfect destination for party lovers seeking to unwind in Greece. However, if you are a first-timer in Mykonos, here is a list of the top 5 attractions and the best things to do in Mykonos that you should not miss out on. Enjoy!

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