Mykonos is a very popular island visited throughout the year by foreigners and Greeks. The island's beaches are usually crowded and many beach parties take place there from early in the morning till late at night. Mykonos, apart from being a gay paradise is also an ideal destination for nudists since the choices in this section are many. On the island you will find crowded nudist beaches, more isolated and mixed beaches meaning with swimmers that have their bathing suits on along with naturists, without any of them being annoyed by the others. Needless to say that topless swimming is allowed everywhere. So, here are the famous beaches of Mykonos...
Paradise is the islands most famous beach and mainly a party beach! Its original name is Kalamopodi but it became known worldwide with its English name. It is accessible by footpath from Platis Yialos, by bus, or caique. It is an organized beach with sun beds, umbrellas, beach bars, pool clubs, a camping area, a mini market, jet skis and an abundance of water sports. The parties last all day, the place is crowded with young people dancing and drinking. Topless swimming is very common and since Paradise was the original nude beach of the island, it still attracts many nudists.
This is another party beach which is large and sandy, with six rows of umbrellas and sun beds. To the left of the beach you will see the beach bars and the party animals dancing and drinking and some celebrities, the middle is where the tourists usually sit while the right side is frequented by gay people with amazing tans and nudists. This beach is less organized than Super Paradise but the parties organized are a success and the place is always crowded. You will find it to the southern bay of Mykonos where you will go by car or caique from Platis Yialos.
Easily accessible by bus from town and a regular boat service from Platis Yialos, Elia beach is the largest of the south chain of beaches. Good restaurants, hotels and bungalows provide beach-side refreshments and accommodation with the added attraction of the islands only water park situated just back from the beach and only minutes away. In Elia you will find a specific area visited by many nudists.
Keeping commercial development to a minimum, Agrari has remained one of the quietest beaches of the southern chain. Medium in size this beach has a single restaurant and beach bar that caters to all who enjoy seclusion from the crowds. There is no local bus service but Agrari can be reached by private transport, taxi and boat shuttles from Platis Yialos. Due to its close proximity to Elia this beach can also be reached easily by foot from the Elia bus terminus. This is not a licensed nudist beach but it is frequented by many naturists.
Paraga beach isn't a very crowded beach and it is the first of the southern beaches which is tolerant to nude sunbathing and supports the needs of the young and fashionable. The landscape that surrounds it is very picturesque and there are also restaurants and music beach bars that help to the creation of a holiday atmosphere not only for its daily visitors but for those who chose to stay in its hotels and well organized camping facilities as well. There is a public bus service that will take you to Paraga as well as a frequent boat service from Platis Yialos beach.