Agios Stefanos Beach

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Agios Stefanos Beach

The resort of Agios Stefanos, which means Saint Stephen, is located about 3 km from the town of Mykonos, near Tourlos the new port. The small village takes its name from the church located in an elevated point right next to the beach.

The story of Agios Stefanos

The exact date of foundation of the village is not known, but from some references found in ancient manuscripts it is understood that the village of Agios Stefanos would be at least 500 years old. Thanks to tourism, the area has developed rapidly in recent years, to become one of the most popular places on the island of Mykonos, especially by those looking for a little relaxation on the most fashionable island of the Aegean.

Agios Stefanos beach

We can describe the beach of Agios Stefanos as a quiet bay, protected from the winds that offers various services for every need, including the possibility of practicing water sports.

The golden sandy beach is perfect for families and for anyone who wants to relax far from the most famous and popular beaches. Despite being close to the port, the sea is clean and crystal clear and the sunbeds are comfortable and well spaced. An umbrella and two beds cost from € 12 to € 20, an advantageous price compared to the average of the island! If you have your umbrella there is also a supervised free part available to everyone. From Agios Stefanos beach you can enjoy a splendid view of the harbor with its luxury yachts and impressive cruise ships.

In the area of Agios Stefanos there are various restaurants, bars, pubs and taverns for a short snack or a tasty lunch. Like the Limnios Tavern, with excellent value for money, The Dublin: a beach pub ideal for a tasty lunch, or the refined Reeza Restaurant that serves refined fish dishes and more, by the pool. Here the prices are higher, but you can already guess from the elegant location.

How to get to Agios Stefanos

Agios Stefanos beach can be easily reached by car, scooter or taxi, there is a parking lot right at the beginning of the beach. Or you can opt for bus service from the port of Mykonos town, which provides a bus to Agios Stefanos every hour and costs € 3.60 round trip.

Not just the beach ..

Agios Stefanos also impresses with its ancient churches and picturesque streets. In particular, the ancient churches of San Giorgio di Michalovitis and San Giorgio di Spilianos are worth a visit. Noteworthy are the sacred paintings and the characteristic architecture.

A pleasant walk will make you discover the white houses with balconies decorated with colorful flowers, all with a postcard view. And when the sunset approaches, walking on the promenade you can enjoy excellent food in one of the taverns near the beach, admiring the breathtaking view.

In Agios Stefanos you will find that even in Mykonos there are quiet places, where you can enjoy the silence, as Depeche Mode sings ..


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