The music from the decks inspires relaxed dance moves as the sun slowly sets over the bay of Scorpios. The ambience, chilled and friendly, invites you to join in another great party. Few places in the world combine relaxation and sophistication this well – the elegance of natural materials integrated into the landscape and the magical creativity of tantalizing summer flavours. Scorpios, perched on the slope of Paraga beach, promises relaxing beats by day – socializing and stargazing by night – and it delivers. The Sunset Ritual, an ode to the setting sun, is not to be missed!

Skorpios, Mykonos

Skorpios, Mykonos

On the other side of the island, Principote on Panormos Bay offers an ethnic, relaxed atmosphere, complete with shishas and gastronomical delights inspired from the med and local ingredients. All-day lounging is elevated to a science in this carefully carefree decorated beach bar that attracts people from all four corners of the world and unites them in their love low-key luxury.

A few bays further along the latticed coastline of Mykonos, Alemagou is the bohemian hot-spot. Surfers discovered Ftelia beach first, but Alemagou put it on the map with its welcoming relaxed attitude some years ago and it has become a favourite with surfers and non-surfers alike ever since. Its authentic dishes that combine the day’s catch with local and seasonal ingredients make it a must-stop for gastro travellers.

If you want to forgo boho head to Nammos – the jet-set spot on Psarrou beach whose fame has reached the slopes of Courchevel, the shores of Beirut and the dachas of Moscow. Party at Nammos like you have never partied before – and make lifelong memories of a self you alone can appreciate! As if excellent food and drink on a golden sandy beach were not enough, Nammos has brought us Nammos Village, where you can indulge your inner shopaholic in your new 10-inch Louboutin’s – and put them to good use straight away, for your next night out on the cobblestoned streets of Mykonos town.

If you were to forget that life in Mykonos is about sun and sea, Sol Y Mar on Kalo Livadi beach is here to remind you. The place that changed the face of beaches in Mykonos first, with its luxurious sunbeds and beach restaurant favourite cocktail of drinks, easy food and music, is always reinventing itself as a hot-spot. A must stop during your stay on Mykonos.

After all, people are people but it’s the places that bring out the best in them, especially in Mykonos where you come to let yourself go.