Mykonos is a buzzing tourist destination. It is an island that can be visited at any time of the year. Tourists have got lots of scenes to enjoy in this top Greek destination ranging from the Cycladic architecture of the island to beautiful beaches, top-quality restaurants, crazy night-life, and many more. Apart from the scenery, the luxurious accommodation in Mykonos is another reason you should visit this island.
However, the best time to visit the Island is between September and October. Perfectly located in the Aegean Sea, the beautiful weather of this island permits a year-round flow of tourists. But between September and October, the number of tourists in Mykonos does reduce. The large crowds would have left, yet the water will remain warm and the rates (hotel, tour guide, etc.) would have been reduced back to a reasonable range.
Apart from September and October, the spring immediately before summer is also an affordable and great time to visit the island. Mykonos island experience a mild winter; on some days, the temperature reduces to the mid-50s. August, July, and June are usually the busiest on the island. Temperature goes higher to the 80s and 70s and the island experiences higher hotel rates and nonstop parties.
April – May
At this time, the temperature is between the low 70s and high 60s. A large accommodation overlooking the sea is a pretty good idea during this period, especially when you don’t need to spend a fortune to get the best accommodation. This short warmth interval before the large influx of tourists to the island is an awesome time to visit.
June – August
Mykonos experiences an upsurge of activities in the summer. Tourists are thrilled to nonstop action during this period. You’ll get to enjoy the crazy parties and accommodation rates peak during this period. The island is thrown into its warmest temperature between June and August. Visitors enjoy this warm weather by regularly swimming in the Mykonos beaches and enjoying the gentle ocean breeze. This is the busiest of periods on the island. You will definitely experience numerous festivals on Mykonos island during June. If you plan to visit Mykonos between June and August, you must book your hotel ahead of time, in the early spring, if you want to get the best accommodation for the lowest possible amount.
The key event on the island during this period is the Xlsior festival.
September – October
This period has been suggested as the best time to visit Mykonos. This is due to the less crowd, reasonable hotel rates, and reduced spending expenses. But you will need to trade reduced party activities and crowds for enough personal space on the Mykonos beach. When you juxtapose this to lower hotel prices, you will see that it is well worth it. The temperature during this period average mid 70s.
The key events on the island during this period are the Mykonos Biennale and the Harvest Festival, These two events take place in September.
November – March
At this period, Mykonos experiences a very low turnout of tourists. Tourists visiting the island at this period are greeted with cool weather and discounted rates. The daytime temperature is between the 50s and 60s. This is a bearable temperature, only that it prevents visitors from sunbathing.
The key event of the island during this period takes place in January. It is referred to as Balosia.