8 Days in Mykonos
Mykonos is the great glamour island of the Cyclades and happily flaunts its sizzling style and reputation. The high-season mix of good-time holidaymakers, cruise-ship crowds which can reach 15,000 a day, and posturing fashionistas throngs through Mykonos town, a traditional Cycladic maze, delighting in its authentic cubist charms and its pricey cafe-bar-shopping scene.
In high season, come only if you are bankrolled and intent on joining the jostling street crowds, the oiled-up lounger lifestyle at the islands packed main beaches, and the relentless party.
Out of season, devoid of gloss, glitter, and preening celebrities, find more subdued local life, the occasional soft-pink pelican wandering the empty streets, and beaches backed by banging clubs that have gone silent for the winter.
Mykonos is also the jumping-off point for the splendid archaeological site of the nearby island of Delos.
Day 1 - A Welcome to Mykonos & Visit the Traditional Farm
Arrive in Mykonos and transfer to the traditional guest house. You will have time to settle in, meet the other guests, and relax.
In the evening a visit to an authentic traditional farm is organized for you! This will bring you close to the traditional animal and organic produce. The farm began operating in October of 2012, and it is moving slowly and steadily forward to reestablishing the Mykonian traditional farming. Afterward, dinner at a restaurant in Ano Mera will be organized for you.
Day 2 - An Island Tour / Discover Authentic Mykonos
In the morning, our experienced tour guide will show you the authentic side and lifestyle of Mykonos. Aside from its cosmopolitan status, the island has an authentic side which you will discover by touring the villages, the little harbors, and its magnificent remote beaches. A unique experience you should not miss. In the evening, we will take you on a walking tour of the town of Mykonos.
Dinner is arranged at a traditional restaurant in town.
Day 3 - A Mykonian Orthodox Sunday
For those who want to see how Mykonian people spend their Greek Orthodox Sundays. In the sequence of orthodox operations, we will visit a famous monastery with a remarkable carved baroque temple and visit the Greek Traditional bazaar at Ano Mera Village. Lunch is included.
The evening is free.
Day 4 -A Hiking Adventure with lunch at a traditional Cycladic house
Hiking in Mykonos is a unique experience and a different way to admire the landscape of the island and get a feel of it. You will meet your private guide at the guest house for your walk, which will be a trek through the beautiful scenery of Mykonos and end at a marvelous beach, where you can enjoy some time swimming in the sea. This activity is followed by lunch at a traditional Mykonian house.
The evening is free.
Day 5 - Free Day
A free day for individual activities.
Day 6 - A Cooking class at a Mykonian traditional house.
In the morning you will have your second cooking lesson! The course is a full immersion into Greek cuisine, from the appetizer to the dessert, and guests will experience the Greek hospitality and way of life to its full extent. All attendees of the course will be supplied with protective equipment (aprons, hats) and most cooking ingredients will be readily available in special bowls in the kitchen area ready for the menu preparation. Upon course completion, the property staff will take care of the laying of the table. Tasting of main dishes before serving will be done by the chief guest. The "junketing" and the consumption of wines, refreshments, and drinks are free of charge with no limit on quantity and time duration.
The evening is free.
Day 7 - A Day excursion to ancient Delos
Discover Ancient Delos and its legends. This tour will guide you through the Agora, the Sacred way, and the Temple of Apollo. You will also admire the 2.500 years old Mosaic floors and the Avenue of the Lions before returning to Mykonos and our cooking school for the unique experience of the cooking class which will provide the rest of the day an experience you will always remember.
Lunch is included at a traditional restaurant in town.
In the evening, we shall return to the traditional farm for some afternoon chores and a mini barbeque.
Evening is free.
Day 8 - Departure to the airport/port
- free wifi
- satellite tv
- bath or shower
- double bed or twin bed
- air conditioning and