Elia - Mykonos

by Niki Kefala
'Elia Beach, Mykonos' - Mykonos
'Elia Beach, Mykonos' - Attribution: NervousEnergy

Elia is one of the most beautiful beaches of Mykonos. Some say that it is the best beach of the island. Visit it to find out yourself! This beach is 8 km from Mykonos town, it is quiet and peaceful and it will steal your heart. The main characteristic of the beach is the endless golden sand. Here you can enjoy the summer and the hospitality of the locals. Τhe simplicity and frugality of this place will be some of the reasons you'll love it!

Celebrities' meeting point

At Elia you will often wonder why this person close by reminds you of someone. It is because here you will find several famous visitors, so have your camera ready! Swim in the clear waters and enjoy the comfort the good organization of the beach offers. You can drink your coffee, relax on your sunbed, even read your newspaper and be sure that no one will bother you! If you are lucky you can sit close to a celebrity. You never know...


Elia is also ideal for water sports (such as water ski, windsurf, jet ski) and for families. It has an exotic atmosphere with turquoise waters and is spread out on hills. You can get here by bus or by boat from Platis Gialos in less than 45 minutes. There are a few hotels, some restaurants and taverns. There is another quiet beach nearby called Agrari. Also, there is a large park near Elia called 'Watermania' where you can eat, sip a cocktail and more importantly play for hours at the big slides. It doesn't matter if you are old enough! Everyone can have fun with water. There is also a self-service restaurant and café-bar available.

DO: Relax and feel like a star near the famous visitors!
DON'T: Skip on the opportunity to eat fresh seafood.

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