Mykonos is not only one of the most famous greek islands, but one of the most well known gay islands. What's better than tanning on the beautiful transparent blue and green beaches during the day followed by some fine greek dining eating some local Mezes(appetizers) and enjoying the cosmopolitan and wild nightlife. Mykonos a city formed by the body of the giants that were killed by hercules, along with the mysterious and thrilling history of mykonos, the island is a heaven on earth both for the thriller junkies who live for a quick adrenaline rush and for those who simply want to enjoy a relaxing vacation sipping on a drink oceanside.If you don't know already mykonos is considered the “ Island of the Winds”, bringing gnarly surfers and water sport lovers from all over the world. Mykonos hosts the yearly XLSIOR Festival in August which brings people from all over the world into the city. During the seven day festivals you will find some of the hottest djs and all of the most beautiful men and women coming from every corner of the world.

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Mykonos is a spot for the lgbtq+Q+ community renowned for its vibrant nightlife and stunning beaches. Here are some of the gay friendly happenings and hotspots in Mykonos;

  1. XLSIOR Festival; This annual event, held every August is the pinnacle of festivals in Mykonos. Drawing thousands of visitors from around the globe it showcases notch international DJs, live performances and unforgettable parties hosted at various locations across the island.
  2. Babylon; Located in Mykonos town Babylon is an lively gay nightclub known for its energetic ambiance and themed celebrations. With its dance floor well stocked bar and inviting outdoor terrace it's an ideal spot to let loose.
  3. Jackie O'; Situated on Super Paradise Beach Jackie O' is a beach club catering to the lgbtq+Q+ crowd. Alongside amenities like sun loungers, a pool area, a restaurant and a bar; its also renowned for its captivating drag shows and fabulous cabaret performances.
  4. Elysium; Nestled in Mykonos town lies Elysium—a hotel that warmly welcomes guests from all walks of life. With its infinity pool overlooking picturesque vistas pampering spa services on offer delightful dining options at their restaurant; Elysium has made a name for itself by hosting legendary sunset parties held on their enchanting terrace.
  5. Porta Bar; At the heart of Mykonos town lies Porta Bar—a gathering place, within the local gay community. Known for its laid back atmosphere where one can unwind with drinks while engaging in conversations.
  6. Elia Beach; This beach is quite popular among the lgbtq+Q+ community. Is situated on the southern coast of the island. Its distinguishing features include crystal waters and breathtaking scenery. Additionally there are a variety of beach bars and restaurants that specifically cater to this community.
  7. The Elysium Hotel Pool Party; An anticipated event among the lgbtq+Q+ individuals the Elysium hotel hosts a lively pool party every week. The party boasts renowned DJs, talented dancers and captivating performers.
  8. Astra; Located in Mykonos town Astra is a liked gay bar with a relaxed ambiance. It gained its popularity thanks to its signature cocktails and welcoming staff.
  9. Jackie O' Beach Club; Super Paradise Beach houses another gay beach club called Jackie O'. This establishment offers an array of amenities such as sun loungers, a pool area, an exquisite restaurant and a vibrant bar. Throughout the summer season it hosts parties and events that are highly regarded.
  10. Cavo Paradiso; Perched on a cliff with views of the Aegean Sea Cavo Paradiso is an acclaimed nightclub drawing in an eclectic crowd. It showcases performances by DJs as well, as captivating live acts. Whether you want to dance all night or simply revel in the sea vistas this venue provides an exceptional experience.

About Mykonos
Mykonos is considered one of the “big 4” gay destination in Europe; in between the extra hot men and women, gay hotels and beaches, and the amazing mediterranean sea, Mykonos is a top notch vacation destination. Mykonos is a city where gay people are greatly welcomed and where the whitewashed villages are flooded with gay and lesbian tourists yearlong. There's something special about the gay spirit of Mykonos, somehow the city manages to maintain the traditional aspects of the island while changing the island’s vibe to a contemporary culture that not only accepts but appreciated the gay community. For the convenience of the tourists in Mykonos, most of the the bars and clubs are located in the middle of the town called the “Chora” making bar hopping an easy task. In the center of the city you can stroll and appreciate the marble roads and traditional white houses that perfectly compliment the blue sea. The hora is filled with fine dining and nice shopping malls where you can find yourself a sexy outfit for the night's festivities. Make sure to walk along “Little Venice” a scenic corner filled with mansions with stylish and fabulous decor. Located on the top of a hill little venice will definitely make you feel like you on top of the world with the beautiful view with of windmills and bright blue coming from all corners all with a strong Italian Vibe.

If laying by the evergreen water on the fine grain white sand by the beautiful beaches of Mykonos isn't enough for you, then Mykonos has a treat for you; plenty of gay beaches where you can relax while looking at the hottest oiled up bodies in all of Europe. There's a must know rule before you go to the beaches of Mykonos, the more to the right you travel on the beach the more gay the beaches gets. The most popular of the beaches are super paradise and Elia Beach.


The bar that in essence begun the superb gay vibe of the island and continues to be the hottest spot no gay man or woman wants to miss is the ‘Jackie O bar’, directly on the seashore of the old harbor of the city, under the historical church of Paraportiani. With the motto being “From sunset to sunrise in style”, you are always guaranteed an adventurous and enjoyable night out here. Once you get tired of JackieO’ make sure to check out one of the first gay bars in the area, Porta and the Lola bar. For a more notable wild night make sure to come fulfill some naughty fantasies of getting down and dirty in a church at the Church of Paraportiani. This may not be the exact case since church area turns into a cruising area in the late hours of the night, but this area is a guarantee for a beautiful view and for an uninhibited good time. If you're looking for a wild nightlife that gets pretty hot and sweaty( not just become of the strong sun that keeps the men and women glowing with bronze tans), while meeting people from all over the world, speaking all different languages, Mykonos is definitely the place for you. Yes there are plenty of options for gay and lesbian clubs, bars, and hotels, but the reality is that gay people will feel comfortable and free to get their flirt on on every square foot of the island considering the open minded and gay invasion of the island.
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