Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort – Greece
Dazzling whitewashed, cube-shaped buildings set against the backdrop of a deep blue sea and sky, Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort – Greece has a superb beachfront location just a short distance from Mykonos town.
This stylish and restful enclave has a wonderfully pampering spa, a beautiful pool and a spectacular outdoor amphitheatre for social events and exercise classes.
Scattered across an extensive five acres to provide space and privacy, the generously-sized rooms and suites are decorated in bright white with splashes of blue, orange or beige. Flowing white drapes create a canopy above the beds and in front of the windows, most of which have wonderful views of the sea.
Feel the warm sand between your toes as you walk along the sandy beach. Book a Pilates session in the inspiring surrounds of the amphitheatre, followed by a healing stones massage in the spa. Take a boat trip to the temple island of Delos and enjoy the amazing view from the island’s highest point.
Suites are designed for optimal comfort and ultimate seclusion, embodiment of high luxury and gentile style.
Spacious rooms with Aegean inspired ambiance, all made with the finest quality of Greek Marble and the iconic colors of Mykonian architecture, white & blue.
DOLPHIN OF DELOS RESTAURANT
The Restaurant’s opulent dining room offers dramatic, open-air dining with panoramic sea views that add to the enjoyment of the delicious meals.
Culinary team sources all herbs from our garden and ingredients throughout Greece. The wine list featuring everything from the islands to traditional wine regions of the mainland, is expansive enough to satisfy the most passionate oenophile.
AQUA E SOLE RESTAURANT
Offering a great poolside location, it serves light meals and beverages, which include fine island salads and light lunches featuring fresh seafood, as well as an abundance of grilled specialties. Fresh seasonal cuisine, pure flavors and colorful presentations, designed for people with an appetite for better living.
A night to remember.
A romantic evening spent on the beach is possible. Listen to the cascading waves in the glow of a warming bonfire while enjoying your personalized dining in Mykonos.
Your private table and bonfire is available for those special occasions. A set-up fee will be applied. A fixed menu is possible for your personalized dining in Mykonos if requested in advance.
WELLNESS & SPA
Althea Spa Center (Named after Althea, the healing Greek Goddess) is the official Spa of the Mykonos Grand Resort.
The Althea Spa Center in Mykonos is located opposite to the sacred island of Delos, one of the sunniest areas in the world. Due to the increased sunshine, it is a place of high concentration of cosmic energy and according to Greek Mythology god Apollo was born there.
The Mykonos Grand Althea Spa Center has been created as a purely sensory experience, using all-natural treatments brought together from the ancient health and beauty traditions of Greece. Treatments are authentic with therapeutic value designed to soothe, pamper, de-stress and re-invigorate.
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The high-season mix of hedonistic holidaymakers, cruiseship crowds and posturing fashionistas throngs Mykonos Town (aka Hora), a traditional whitewashed Cycladic maze, delighting in its authentic cubist charms and its chichi cafe-bar-boutique scene.
The number of tourists (and cashed-up A-listers) visiting Mykonos is booming and hip new hotels, beach bars and restaurants are mushrooming. In July and August, come only if you are prepared to pay and intent on joining the jostling street crowds, the oiled-up lounger lifestyle at the packed main beaches and the relentless party. Out of season, devoid of gloss and preening celebrities, find more subdued local life, the occasional pelican wandering the empty streets and beaches that you will have largely to yourself.
Mykonos is also the jumping-off point for the archaeological site of the nearby island of Delos.
Ancient sun-bleached ruins pierce blue skies as the Aegean laps at the endless coastline. And Greek culture is alive – passionate music, inspired cuisine, thrill-seeking activities.
Cultural Treasure Chest
Standing in the shadow of the Acropolis feels otherworldly. Greece is full of such moments. Step into the ring where Olympians first competed. Climb stone-hewed steps to Meteora’s monasteries, perched atop towering rocks. Contemplate the Oracle’s insights from the grandeur of Delphi, take in a starlit drama at an ancient outdoor theatre and be stunned by massive marble sculptures dredged up from the Aegean. But then you’ll encounter bold modern art, the melancholic throb of rembetika (blues songs) and artisans creating new work from traditional techniques. Greece has endless cultural pursuits and a calendar bursting with festivals, holidays and exhibits.
Whether you’re a serious adrenaline junkie or dedicated beach bum, Greece will bewitch you. Days melt from one to the next under wide open skies and a sea speckled with islands that deliver the white-sand, palm-fringed beaches of your dreams. Wander along cobbled, Byzantine footpaths, hike into volcanoes, watch for dolphins and sea turtles and cycle through lush forests. Meander through olive groves, idyllic villages and petrified forests. Thrill seekers will discover world-class kitesurfing, wreck diving and rock-climbing locations that will leave you dizzy with views. Or simply hop on a boat and set sail into the glittering blue beyond.
The secret to Greek cooking is often found in the chef’s garden. Basic ingredients such as feta and olive oil are at home across Greece, but the regional produce and cooking styles make travelling here a culinary adventure. Taste herbs and mountain greens you’ve never heard of, mussels steamed in ouzo, bread baked with olives and fish straight from the sea. Taste-test regional cheeses: crumbling feta, honeyed soft cheeses and sharp, hard rounds. Find Italian influences in risottos and pastas or Turkish spices woven into delicate sweets. A traditional-cooking renaissance has chefs lifting time-honoured recipes to new gourmet heights.
Socialising is more than a pastime in Greece – it’s a way of life. Cafes overflow with teenagers gossiping or older locals in heated debate. Restaurants are filled will long tables for big gatherings and friends amble arm and arm down the street. Squares are the focal point, where life unfolds collectively. Immerse yourself, whether it’s a coffee, a shot of ouzo, a chorus on the bouzouki or a local celebration. Greeks are passionate and live life to the fullest, even at the most difficult times. The result is a country, seemingly riddled with challenges, yet full of people loving life.