Summer 2017 had it all: Loads of adventure and fun under the sun, great escapades and amazing discoveries, lazy, quiet days alternating with intense action and sport, relaxation, pampering and rejuvenation of the body and mind, pleasures of the palate with delectable food and drink, ample socialising and flirting, and some, cinematic, whirlwind romances… As we are about to say goodbye to this all, we get kind of emotional and start reminiscing. In fact there is so much that we will dearly miss. So farewell Summer! Highlights from the 2017 Season at Mykonos Panormos Villas, did include some really unforgettable moments, we will forever cherish:

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Truly stylish Weddings in Mykonos

 

Sure, Mykonos is the quintessential party animals’ sanctuary. But who says that romance can’t be fun? With some of the world’s most astonishing beaches, picturesque, whitewashed villages and pristine beauty, as well as wealth of gourmet, candle lit restaurants, atmospheric bars and luxurious accommodation options, the island of the winds, certainly constitutes the perfect backdrop against which to celebrate the most romantic occasion of your lives.

 

Yes, we are talking about your big day; For weddings in Mykonos can be the most splendid, gloriously romantic events which will remain forever indelible from the hearts and minds of guests and protagonists alike.

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Beautiful sandy beaches with ample opportunities for sport and play, great food for every taste, fantastic shopping, world class services, abundant entertainment and rich cultural life. Plus a vibrant, cordial atmosphere and the friendliest, most welcoming locals. Does this sound like an ideal family destination? We bet it does! Despite its reputation as the quintessential party island of the Mediterranean, Mykonos is so much more than that. In fact if you’re the fun oriented, happy go lucky, open minded type, some super relaxing Mykonos family holidays shall do a world of good for you and your loved ones. Just imagine basking in the Aegean’s striking light; going on a tubes, banana or jet ski ride with your kids; perhaps a spot of sailing or an excursion to ancient Delos with the family; and then eating in some great eateries and strolling in the whitewashed, labyrinth streets of Chora, while being pampered all the way, with little or no worries on your mind. Mykonos is after all the Mecca of 5 star services, which of course includes babysitting and childcare at your disposal 24/7, should you wish to steal some intimate, romantic moments with your beau or belle!

 

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Mykonos is liberal, magnanimous and open minded. In fact it has been so ever since the 1960’s. This is why Hollywood stars, royalty, celebrities, tycoons and A listers -even the famously reclusive, “sad” princess Soraya- come here to get lost ιn the maze like streets; to flirt, drink and socialize unperturbed; to party like there is no tomorrow ; to “feel free” again, in other words.

 

For anything that happens in Mykonos, stays in Mykonos; and it is its distinctively bohemian, daring character that acts as a magnet to everyone who’s up for a good time.

 

It is only logical then, that one of the biggest, feel good, clubbing events οn the planet takes place in Mykonos. (more…)

Mykonos is world famous for its gutsy winds and its equally raging party scene. Yet despite its flamboyant nightlife, this island has something for all. In this sun drenched haven, children and families are not only welcomed, but indeed have one hell of a time! For Mykonos, apart from dusk to dawn partying, also offers remarkably beautiful scenery, delicious food, impeccable services and great weather; and that’s not to mention the warm, friendly attitude of the locals towards children. You see, Greeks adore kids and Mykonians are no exception. (more…)

Aristotle Onassis along with Jackie and their pals used to party in Mykonos during the 60’s. Νowadays Arab princes, Russian oligarchs, Hollywood stars, international moguls and glamorous globetrotters follow in their steps. Pursuing optimum enjoyment this elite, champagne sipping, crowd selects only the best for their stay. Among their premier choices deservedly sits Mykonos Panormos Villas:  An acclaimed collection of luxury villas in Mykonos designed for maximum comfort and exclusivity.

 

Perched above Panormos Bay, a bohemian bourgeois haven of pale, soft sand and turquoise, blue waters, these luxury villas in Mykonos, come in different shapes and sizes to suit different accommodation preferences and needs. From the expansive 7 bedroom ‘Anassa” to the cozier 1 bedroom retreats with a private pool, each villa boasts its own unique character; Some have a family friendly ambiance, some are more suitable for boisterous groups of fun loving friends, while others are ideal for honeymooners and couples in love. (more…)

International designer shops staying open until 2:00 am, chic restaurants with Michelin starred chef, elite nightclubs with formidable bouncers and world class Dj’s, champagne sipping celebrities, European royalty and Hollywood stars, bikini clad girls and boys in swimming trunks partying at midday in hip beach bars.

 

This is Mykonos: the summer Mecca of this world’s cafe society.

 

Yet this is but one aspect. The other is of a supercharged, beautiful island with a striking- in its simplicity -architecture, amazing beaches with crystal clear waters, a great culinary tradition, based on locally sourced ingredients and an abundance of positive vibes. After all it’s no coincidence that it is so close to the island of Delos: Artemis and Apollo’s sanctuary, the epicentre of the ancient world. In fact recently Delos has been scientifically shown to vibrate on an exceptionally high energy magnetic field. (more…)

Mykonos has been a legendary party paradise since the ‘60’s. With its wealth of glamorous bars and clubs and world class restaurants, no wonder it attracts an international crowd of jetsetters and hedonistic pleasure seekers. Yet this unique, white washed idyllic island, has so much more to offer than its buzz and hubbub. Its postcard perfect scenery is only matched by its amazing positive vibes. After all it is only a half hour’s boat trip away from Delos: Perhaps the most important religious centre at Hellenistic times, a magical sacred place endowed with super charged energy, which has nowadays been justly deemed a Unesco world heritage site.

So whether an epicurean or more metaphysical in nature and pursuits-perhaps even a bit of both- Mykonos is no doubt your destination of choice. What’s more, with its glorious weather and magical light, it is especially beautiful in spring time. So why don’t you rent a villa in Mykonos and experience an unforgettable, spring holiday break? (more…)

Red roses, jewellery, heart shaped chocolates and the cutest teddy bears. Spicy lingerie, candlelit dinners and cards bearing “I love you’s” (or other more ingenious declarations of affection) .

On February 14th, lovers (actual and aspiring) around the world, take the opportunity to express their love and undying devotion in in all sorts of -often- imaginative and resourceful, ways.

 

But why this day? How did February 14th   become a contemporary feast of love?

The prevalent version nowadays favors the story of St. Valentine -the day is named in his honour after all. Valentine was a Roman priest, in fact the patron of epileptics. He and St Mario continued to marry Christian couples, in defiance of Claudius Gothicus’s decree. The cruel Emperor was having a hard time drafting soldiers for his military campaigns. He attributed this to men being reluctant to leave their loved ones and their families behind to go to war, so he banned marriage. The two priests were arrested, tortured and killed for their actions. While Mario has been more or less relegated to oblivion, Valentine is lavishly celebrated every year on February 14th, which is allegedly the day of his death. (more…)

Christmas has been and gone, and we’ve welcomed 2017 in style! A new year is a time of exciting change – a chance to sweep away the old and usher in the new, and an opportunity to start looking forward to what promises to be another great season at Mykonos Panormos Villas. It might seem quite hard to imagine in the depths of winter, but we’re only a few months away from spring now and the new year has got us thinking about all the great things this season of rebirth and new life represents. And did you know that spring is actually a great time to visit Mykonos? To help explain why, we’ve put together the Mykonos Panormos Villas guide to spring holidays in Mykonos just for you! Read on for more… (more…)