Out and About Mykonos

The best places to watch the sunset in Mykonos

When visiting Mykonos, there are plenty of beautiful sights to see, including the historic windmills and the many golden beaches. But if there’s one thing you simply can’t miss during your stay on the island, then it’s watching the breathtaking sunsets.

The sunsets in Mykonos are known as being some of the most spectacular in the Aegean Sea. If you’re planning your trip to the island and want to know the sunset time in Mykonos, this handy guide will tell you the exact sunrise and sunset time for each month.

But where exactly are the best places to watch the sunset in Mykonos? While you’re sure to have an amazing view from pretty much anywhere on the island, there are a few locations that make it extra special. From sunset bars to romantic spots, we have listed some of our favourite places to experience the best sunsets. 

Kato Windmills– Kato Windmills 

The iconic windmills of Mykonos may no longer be operational, but they do offer an unforgettable place to watch the sunset. Located on the hills of Chora, the famous Kato Windmills offer panoramic views of both the harbour and the entire village.

After a short up-hill walk, you’ll be treated to the real beauty of Mykonos: seeing many of the island’s landmarks illuminate as the sun disappears into the sea. The perfect photo opportunity!

– Castle Panigirakis

Located just outside of Mykonos Town, the idyllic Castle Panigirakis was built from the foundation of true love by Marcos Panigirakis. Set in two and a half acres of stunning private grounds, the castle offers a calm oasis away from the buzz of Mykonos Town.

If you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a relaxing sunset picnic and impressive coastline views, then this is just the place.

– Little Venice

Regarded as one of the most romantic spots in Mykonos, Little Venice is not to be missed. With a backdrop of the famous windmills and lined Little Venicewith colourful 18th-century fishing houses, it also offers an idyllic place to watch sunsets.

There are an array of different restaurants and bars to choose from, so you can sit back and enjoy the magnificent sight of the sunset reflecting on the ocean!

– 54 Cocktail Bar & Sunset Lounge

If you’d rather enjoy the sunset at one of the best sunset bars in Mykonos, then look no further than our very own 54 Cocktail Bar & Sunset Lounge.

You can head here after a long day at the beach to enjoy a refreshing cocktail, complete with stunning views of the glistening Aegean Sea. From then on, you can enjoy great music and dance the night away into the early hours.

– Armenistis Lighthouse

The lighthouse of Armenistis, known as ‘Faros Armenistis’ in Greek, is located at the tip of Cape Armenistis. From here, visitors can enjoy the view of the Aegean Sea and the islands of Tinos and Syros in the distance.

This is the perfect spot for a moment of serenity and calm away from the crowds at sunset.


– Kapari Beach

Situated just next to the famous Agios Ioannis beach, Kapari beach may be small but it is a true slice of paradise. With crystal waters and silky golden sand, it offers a sense of seclusion and ultimate relaxation.

Many visitors end up spending the entire day here and stay to watch the sunset, with views of the ancient island of Delos in the distance.

Want to experience Mykonos for yourself? 

The TownHouse Mykonos is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of the picturesque and cosmopolitan town of Mykonos. Guests can choose from our 19 luxuriously-appointed rooms and suites which offer views of Mykonos Town. 

Book your luxury stay with us now!

July 30, 2020

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