An up-to-date accommodation guide featuring my 11 favorite Mykonos luxury resorts in the Greek Island party capital.
Mykonos is perhaps the most iconic Greek Island. From its vibrant nightlife, whitewashed buildings, and crystal-clear water beaches, it’s no wonder why over half a million people choose Mykonos as their luxury vacation spot every year!
In this guide, I’ll give you a rundown of the absolute best hotels and luxury resorts in Mykonos from Mykonos Town to secluded bays. Here, you’ll find some of the best hand-picked five-star spa resorts and legendary beachside suites with private hot tubs!
I’ve personally selected these accommodation picks based on my experience staying on Mykonos, as well as the latest top-reviewed deals on the island.
By Olly Gaspar, traveler, travel blogger & photographer for 5+ years with 600+ published travel guides. I visit every place I write about & share real tips from what I learn.
Mykonos Accommodation Map: Best Beaches & Areas to Stay
Armed with this rundown of the top Mykonos resorts for a luxury getaway, you'll be guaranteed to experience the Greek Island vacation of a lifetime.
If you're not sure where you want to stay, here's a quick map and neighborhood rundown for various budgets and vibes.
- Ornos Bay: With transparent, calm waters this affluent suburb of Mykonos Town is great for small, romantic hotels and family-friendly resorts.
- Elia Beach: A new luxury hot spot situated at one of the island's most secluded and exclusive areas. Here, you'll find and is home to some of the best luxury resorts in Mykonos with easy transport to top highlights.
- Psarou: Unlike Santorini's black sand beaches, this white sand exclusive beach is a great sheltered spot out of the wind where you'll find a couple of luxury resorts, a beach club, and a designer mall.
- Platis Gialos: This popular tourist area offers a range of luxury hotels and is a great place to stay in Mykonos for first-timers.
11 Best Luxury Resorts in Mykonos
My Hotel Selection Process
- Accommodation Criteria: I only choose high-value accommodations close to beaches, clubs, or other Mykonos attractions. I look for variety, location, price, reviews, & accessibility.
- My Experience: I've visited the Greek Islands many times & published dozens of Greek travel guides. I spent more time adventuring than partying on Mykonos and stayed at several hotels. My favorites are Grand Hotel & Saint John (for families)
- Top Reviews: All hotels & resorts on this list have earned a high customer rating of at least 4/5 on travel sites like Booking & Hotels and Expedia. I have included links to book the best price for each hotel.
- Local Insights: I've met many locals, tour guides, & travelers during my time in Greece. Many options on this list come from experienced Greek tour guide Teti who I worked alongside while photographing Med Experience's tours.
Read more about how I review & select hotels & accommodations.
I'm Olly, a full-time traveler for the past 5 years. Each accommodation option in this guide is handpicked by me. Read my travel review ethics statement.
If you're looking for a place to stay that has everything you need, the Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort is it. Wake up to the sun rising over the Aegean Sea, swim in the infinity pool with views overlooking the resort's private beach, or soak in your private hot tub after an exciting day of exploring.
No matter if you book a sea or garden view room, this 5-star resort's luxury suites won't disappoint. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi and a range of suites also have private pools and private hot tubs.
Plan to spend the day by the pool? Want to spend hours wandering through nearby Mykonos Town? Or prefer to spend your time discovering nearby beaches? Whatever you do, end your day at one of the many fantastic resort restaurants overlooking the ocean. What more could you want from a restaurant on one of the most beautiful Greek islands?
2. Santa Marina
For the ultimate luxurious Greek getaway, look no further than Santa Marina Mykonos. Located on a secluded peninsula in Ornos Bay overlooking the Aegean Sea, Santa Marina boasts world-class luxury found nowhere else.
Home to its own private beach, two infinity pools, a fitness center, hot tubs, and more, there is so much to do and experience while staying at the Santa Marina Resort. If you want to head out and explore, Mykonos Town and world-renowned beaches are only a short walk away.
Santa Marina is also one of the family-friendly Mykonos resorts, furthermore, it's home to a playground and children's pool. So, whether you come alone or with the kids, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this 5-star property.
3. Anax Resort & Spa - Beachside Resort with Private Hot Tubs
Situated on the beach in Agios Ioannis, the Anax Resort & Spa boasts stunning sea views and facilities, making it one of the best Mykonos resorts for the luxury crowd.
Carefully blending Cycladic architecture with a modern twist, Anax Resort & Spa is like no other on Mykonos. Hotel guests can enjoy panoramic views from their luxury suites, which all include spacious bathrooms and modern amenities.
However, the main reason this resort is one of the best on Mykonos is the exceptional service you receive. Whether you're by the pool ordering cocktails or need directions to nearby Psarou Beach, your comfort and happiness are the staff's top priority.
If you want 5-star luxury within walking distance of the vibrant Mykonos Town, then Boheme is the perfect place for you.
Staying true to its name, the architecture and interior design at Boheme is a fantastic mix of bohemian and modern. Rooms are spacious and boast amazing views of the Aegean Sea, offering one of the best places to watch the sunset.
However, the major drawing card to this stunning 5-star hotel is its proximity to everything. Although the resort is located in Mykonos Town, you feel worlds away. If you want to explore for the day, you can easily get to the island's main attractions.
5. Saint John Hotel Villa & Spa - Best Luxury Hotel in Mykonos for Families
Are you planning a family holiday to Mykonos? Look no further than Saint John Hotel Villa & Spa, one of the best resorts in Mykonos.
Saint John Hotel Villas & Spa boasts an impressive infinity pool. From here, you'll have stunning views over the resort's private beach to which guests have direct access. Each luxurious sea view or garden view room has a spa bath and modern facilities.
Families can spend their days swimming in the outdoor pool, relaxing in the spa or exploring the island. Within close proximity to Mykonos Town, Mykonos Port and beautiful beaches, Saint John Hotel Villas & Spa doesn't disappoint.
Classic Greek whites and blues, spectacular ocean views, and first-class service. That is what you can expect when you stay at the luxury Mykonos Bay Resort.
Located on Megali Ammos beach, the stunning Mykonos Bay Resort is just a short walk from Mykonos Town. Situated on the western side of the island, each night you can watch a gorgeous Greek sunset from your terrace. During the day, you're rewarded with spectacular views of the outdoor pool, Aegean Sea, and windmills, the island's must-see attractions.
Boasting luxury modern interiors, outdoor areas, and five-star service, this resort is a beautiful place to stay on Mykonos.
Located on the southern end of Mykonos, the Elia Mykonos Resort encapsulates what the Greek Islands are all about, relaxation.
Boasting classic and sleek architecture and design, this modern resort may seem a world's away from the rest of the island. However, rest assured there are plenty of things to do.
The resort boasts countless day beds that line the beach, perfect for relaxing. The beachfront restaurant means you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with spectacular views. There is even a fitness center in the resort where you can utilize the gym, soak in the spa or even swim some laps in the pool.
Whether you're staying in a sea view room or garden view room, you won't be disappointed with the comfort and amenities at your fingertips at this five-star hotel.
8. Cavo Tagoo - Amazing Luxury Suites Close to the Nightlife
If you're planning to visit Mykonos for the fantastic nightlife, then you must stay at Cavo Tagoo, one of the best resorts in Mykonos for the luxury crowd.
Only a short walk to Mykonos Town, spend your evening at the resort's cocktail bar before making your way into town to enjoy the nightlife that Mykonos is renowned for.
You don't have to just stay at Cavo Tagoo if you love nightlife. This award-winning hotel has some of the best views on the island. Boasting a stunning infinity pool, 40 m aquarium bar, and fully equipped spa, Cavo Tagoo screams luxury.
With guest rooms, suites, and villas to choose from, there is something for everyone at this fantastic hotel. One of the drawing cards of this resort is not only the infinity pool but the private plunge pools in some suites. What more could you want after a day exploring the island than taking a swim in your own private pool?
If you prefer the quiet luxury of boutique hotels, look no further than Nissaki Boutique Hotel, one of Mykonos' beach resorts.
Situated on the peninsula overlooking the stunning Psarou Beach, Nissaki Boutique Hotel boasts a contemporary design focused on pure white and natural elements, complementing the azure Aegean Sea surrounding the resort.
The resort boasts plenty of places to relax. Choose from the outdoor pool, private swimming pools in certain rooms, and luxurious hot tubs. If you're up for a little adventure, the resort offers a wide range of water sports as well.
Only a short walk to the beautiful nearby beaches, Nissaki Boutique Hotel is far enough away from the main town that you can feel a sense of serenity and relaxation but not too far away that you feel like you'll miss out on all the fun of Mykonos Town.
Located in the area of Psarou, Alissachni Mykonos is one of the best places to stay if you're looking for Mykonos luxury resorts. This stunning resort boasts the perfect combination of modern and natural elements around the property.
Each room in this luxury resort has a private swimming pool or private hot tub. There are also fantastic amenities included at the hotel, such as the outdoor pool, shared lounge, and beautiful garden.
This part of the island is famous for its cycling and beaches, so rent a bike and cycle your way around the island, discovering hidden gems along the way.
Finally, one of the best Mykonos beach resorts you need to stay at is LYO Boutique Hotel.
Located above the famous Super Paradise Beach boasting jaw-dropping Aegean Sea views, this contemporary and stylish resort offers relaxation and luxury in harmony with the Cycladic Islands' color palette. Everywhere you look, you'll see the typical Greek white alongside stunning natural elements.
Whether you choose to stay in a suite that has a pool or sea view, the private terraces offer spectacular views.
Spend your day relaxing by the outdoor pool, enjoying a massage or exploring the vibrant Mykonos Town which is only a short distance away. Free shuttles are also available to and from the airport, so transport is as seamless as possible.
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