Psarou Beach – Mykonos’s Most Cosmopolitan Beach

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Psarou Beach Mykonos
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Want to see where celebrities spend their vacation when they’re in Mykonos? Head to this beautiful beach and experience a vacation worthy of glitterati.

From the famous honeymoon destination to a lavish family vacation spot, Mykonos is one of the most visited destinations in Greece. The beautiful white houses with blue cupolas, the gorgeous blue sea, sandy beaches, and a myriad of fabulous restaurants and hotels, will make your holiday the best one ever. If you choose Mykonos for your next getaway, be sure to visit Psarou Beach too. Not only will you possibly spot some of the world-famous celebrities, but you’ll have the most relaxing and thrilling vacation so far.


Psarou Beach is the one with various world-known celebrities visiting it year in year out. That is just the guarantee that this beach is perfectly organized. Featuring a sandy coast and clear turquoise waters, Psarou Beach is positioned between Platy Gialos and Ornos Village in Mykonos. More specifically, you can find the beach 5 km away from Mykonos Town. You’ll have no trouble reaching it as it’s easily accessible by a local bus. Whether you want to swim in the crystal blue water or enjoy partying, Psarou Beach offers everything you need for a summer like no other. You should be prepared for the long waiting at the beach, due to the large number of people visiting every year. There is even a waiting list that you need to enter during the summer months, to ensure your spot on Psarou Beach. Sunbed reservations service is also available for those who don’t mind spending a lot of extra money on their vacation.

Getting There

Psarou Beach - Aerial photo
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Getting to Psarou beach is easy from any location on the island. If you’re going to the beach from the airport, it’ll take 3.2 km / 1.9 miles. New Port is 7 km / 4.3 miles away from Psarou, whereas the town lies 4.4 km / 2.7 miles away from the beach.

Private transfers

Using a private transfer is one of the ways that you can get to Psarou beach. Book your transfer online via Mykonos transfer service, and get a private taxi, minibus or private VIP car to pick you up directly from the port, airport or from your hotel.

Car rental

For 10 euros a day you can rent a car in Mykonos and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. That option is convenient for those wanting to explore the island, without having to depend on the bus or some other type of transfer.

Public transfers

When departing from Mykonos airport, you can catch a bus ride to Psarou. You’ll find a bus station outside the airport’s main terminal building and hop on the route Airport > New Port. The bus goes approximately every 1.5 hours. That route will take you to Fabrika central station, which is the second stop. From there, you should hop on a different bus to reach Psarou. Take the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos.  If you’re taking a bus from Mykonos new port (in Tourlos) to Psarou, you’ll find the bus station 3 minutes away from the passenger disembarkation area. From there, take the bus route New Port > Airport and get off after 3 stops. Once you’re there, reach the bus station of Fabrika and take another bus to reach Psarou, following the route Mykonos town (Fabrika) > Platis Gialos.

Things to Do

Water sports

Psarou beach is a perfect place for all of you water sports lovers. Whether you love to just swim, and enjoy the waves or you’d prefer scuba diving, you’ll be able to do it at this lovely beach. For more exhilarating fun, you can rent a jet ski and try out the adrenaline rush experience everyone’s been raving about. Go snorkelling, surfing, motor-boating, and fishing to enjoy Mykonos to the fullest. If you’ve never gone scuba diving, now is the time. There is a diving school where you can learn scuba diving from the experts and earn certification.

Boat near Psarou Beach Mykonos
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Where to Stay

Grecotel Mykonos Blu

When looking for accommodation near Psarou Beach, you won’t come to anything less than exclusive. At Grecotel Mykonos Blu luxury hotel, you’ll have top-notch amenities and a first-class experience. From a warm welcome to a private dinner on the beach, everything has been arranged with the highest attention to details. Refined and considerate service alongside utmost respect for privacy are the main characteristics of this establishment, that every visitor will appreciate. At Grecotel Mykonos Blue, you’ll find highly-equipped rooms with everything from large verandas, sea view, air-conditioning to heat system and a telephone. Guests will also find a coffee machine, a baby cot, a safety box, and a flatscreen TV in their rooms. Bathrooms facilitate, a bathtub, shower, hairdryer, and you’ll be welcomed with a bathrobe and slippers too. Room service and free wi-fi will be at your disposal 24/7. All the guests can enjoy a hotel restaurant with a bar and a lavish garden to have their morning coffee in. When you don’t feel like going to the beach, feel free to enjoy the hotel’s swimming pool. Babysitting services are also available at an extra charge. Grecotel Mykonos Blue will also offer you recreational facilities such as a sauna, a well-organized gym, a spa and massage services


Boutique Hotel Alissachni is set on a hillside, with unobstructed views towards the Aegean Sea. Want to experience an unforgettable, quiet getaway in Mykonos? Then book your stay at this luxurious Boutique Hotel. There, you’ll feel the local flair and beautiful surroundings of Mykonos. All units at the hotel are tastefully decorated in a chic Mykonian colour palette. The combination of luxurious barefoot chic aesthetic and distinctive architecture while respecting tradition will make you feel like you’re in the heart of Greece. Selected units come with private Jacuzzis and turquoise swimming pools to offer you everything you’d want to see when you come to Mykonos. The most luxurious suite is 40 m2 large and features everything from The largest private pool to the most spacious veranda and high-level brand amenities. All the suites come with a variety of amenities such as air-conditioning, cable tv, wi-fi, laundry and ironing services. You will also find a full spectrum of health and beauty therapies provided by professional spa experts.

Where and What to Eat

Nammos Restaurant

When you start researching restaurants in Mykonos, you’ll have to book a table at one of the hottest restaurants on this Greek island. Nammos Restaurant is a beachside establishment on Psarou beach. That is a formal dining lounge of five-star elegance, which draws for the celebrities and glitterati of the Mykonos scene. If you’d like to try a mix of ultra-modern fusions, Italian, Greek and Arabic themed dishes, then this is the place for you. The pasta and risottos come with truffles and caviar, and even more unexpectedly capers. A smoked salmon and caviar salad are a must-taste too, alongside freshly caught fish. Desserts are just as delectable, so be sure to wine and dine in style at Nammos once you visit Mykonos.


Kenso is another reputable restaurant you should visit if you decide to stay near Psarou Beach. Make sure you try the spinach pie, the moussaka, and the pepper steak as they are just some of the top-notch meals of this restaurant. For starters, prawn tempura will be the best choice. To continue in the same rhythm, try the black cod or meatballs for the main dish. If you visit in the morning, a club sandwich will be all you need to satiate your hunger and feel amazing. For the ultimate mixture of traditional and modern order the Greek salad of the House. All of you with a sweet tooth will love Profiterol!

Final Thoughts

Visiting Mykonos should definitely be on your bucket list. Not only because of the luxury accommodation and restaurants but because of the beautiful sea and beaches that will leave you in awe. Plan your next holiday in this Greek jewel and feel like a true celebrity.