XLSIOR Mykonos 2023 GAY FESTIVAL our Deluxe Package
Mykonos Gay Festival XLSIOR
One of the most famous gay festivals in Europe take place in Mykonos island each year. Seven days with party, drinks and a lot of dance are waiting for you. Xlsior Mykonos 2023 is set to be even bigger than ever.
With up to 30,000 people descending on the island for this huge festival this is one not to miss. Taking place from 16 to 23 August 2023. Get ready to meet not only the most famous DJs but also new friends. Gay friendly Mykonos is waiting for you !
(lineup and location tbc)
Mykonos by Night
Mykonos is known all over the world for the nightlife it offers. Endless choices of bars and clubs which wait you for lots of drinks, dance and spicy acquaintances.
Gay friendly bars like Ikaros Bar in Mykonos town, Ramrod Gay Bar which is a new addition in Mykonos gay scene party. Famous midnight shows at Ramrod bar-club Mykonos happens every night. Jackie O is the most famous gay beach bar in Mykonos. We suggest you take a break in the famous Montparnasse bar in Little Venice.
A Night at Cavo Paradiso
Holidays in Mykonos with a night at Cavo Paradiso is “must”. Cavo Paradiso on Paradise beach in Mykonos is one of the hottest party destinations, not just on the Greek island, but around the world.
It hosts the best of parties on the island and is a clubber’s paradise! Located beautifully on top of a hill, the club owners were once apprehensive of building it at its current site.
A Day at Tropicana
The Tropicana Beach Bar-Restaurant, located on Paradise beach is one of the most popular beach bars of Mykonos Island.
Beautiful surroundings, exotic cocktails and sumptuous meals make this one of the most sought-after destinations for party-goers from around the globe. The parties here start early in the evening and continue late into the night. They have an in-house DJ to make sure that their guests are having a good time.
The address of Tropicana Beach Bar-Restaurant is Paradise beach Post Box 506, Mykonos 846 00.
Spend Sunday at Scorpios
What makes Mykonos, Greece, so popular, you may wonder? Is it the beautiful beaches with soft sand and crystal-clear water? Is it unique and picturesque Cycladic architecture? Is it the people who visit Mykonos? The Island of the Winds is without a doubt famous for all the above, but there is nothing quite like it when it comes to nightlife.
Let start with, if you’re in your college years and looking for a scene with young 20-somethings, dancing on tables, champagne showers, bikini attire for women and shirtless for men, and music so loud you don’t have to worry about carrying on a conversation, then this is not the post for you. But if you feel like this…Scorpios Mykonos is a day and night club, so you have the option to stay all day or just come for the evening. You could choose a dinner overlooking the terrace as well as the dancing area. While enjoying the amazing Greek food, you will also dance in between at your table. The live bands and DJs are thoughtfully chosen.
A journey back to our RIZES (Roots)… A journey in time and the history of the original Mykonos back in time. In the heart of the island, through the traditionally decorated house, the folklore workshops, the lush gardens, the domestic animals and the secluded routes, we revive the daily life of our ancestors and our heritage. At Rizes Mykonos you will enjoy unique flavors in the restaurant, whether you want to have breakfast or go for lunch.
Full day at “The House of Healing” by Rooster
If you want to relax after the crazy party in Mykonos and get your energy back, then we think a visit at The Rooster in Antiparos island, will give you exactly what you need.
You can choose between a relaxing massage, yoga lessons to a visit to the farm in the fresh air. So, if you want to get over the hangover that’s the best way. Don’t miss it.
For the beach Lovers, a must-see List of Mykonos beaches
Ornos sandy beach has a cosmopolitan atmosphere to match. You’ll find all the facilities to let you spend a full day here, with a choice of restaurants serving everything from Mediterranean dishes to sushi and beach clubs with refreshing cocktails and other drinks.
Platis Gialos has every facility to cater to couples, friends and families. Easy to get to (around 5km south of Chora), it has everything from traditional tavernas to beach bars and a wide selection of water sports.
Paraga beach is between Psarou and Paradise and is another easy addition to any list of best beaches in Mykonos. You’ll adore the restaurant and beach club scene here too, stylish, sophisticated and intimate, perfectly blending in with the surroundings.
Psarou beach situated just 4km from Chora (the main town) gets the nod. It’s a celebrity magnet, with fine, almost white sand, clear blue water and beach bars renowned for their epic parties. There’s a choice of restaurants nearby where you’ll get VIP service and a high-end menu to match as well as boutique shops with Greek and international brands.
Paradise beach Mykonos’ famous party beach, filled with bars, plenty of places to eat and shop for beach essentials. If you’re looking to dance and drink in addition to sunbathe and swim, this is where you’ll want to be.
Kalo Livadi beach is a place attracting a cosmopolitan crowd of all ages looking to enjoy the calm waters. It’s quieter and offers more space than other beaches nearby and is a popular site for kayaking and paddling.
Fokos beach is Mykonos’ wildest and most remote beach. It is actually not that far from the center of the island, but remains its last “undiscovered” beach.
Day Tour at Elia Beach
Elia beach is the most famous gay beach in Mykonos. Drinks, sea, sun and hot partners are all there. We suggest you a full day in Elia beach for a lot of party and alcohol.
The western corner its the gay area of the beach. For those that prefer to sunbath completely free just climb the rocks on the direction of Agrari beach and you will find a small cove with sandy beach where nudism is the rule.
Beach Safari from Paradise Beach
Get ready for a beach safari from Paradise beach. Let the skipper know which beach you prefer and dive right into the cool, crystal water.
You may swim privately around the yacht or swim to shore and mingle with the crowd. The choice is yours!
Rhenia – Delos Cruise
Anchor by a deserted beach of Rhenia where you’ll have time to take a swim in the crystal-clear waters, sunbathe on the fine sandy beach or stroll around the place. Sandy coves, clear crystal waters and uncrowded beaches are a Rhenia island specialty.
Lunch will wait for you afterwards on board with homemade Greek flavour treats. After lunch, we sail to Delos island, which is protected by UNESCO World Heritage as its archaeological site is exceptionally extensive, rich and conveys the image of a great cosmopolitan Mediterranean port. It is a unique natural paradise, worth seeing while you visit Mykonos.
Mykonos Jeep Tour
If you are an adventurer, then we suggest you take a ride with a jeep in Mykonos. You will have the opportunity to explore breath-taking views around every corner and many quaint establishments off a place for an intimate moment.
This tour takes you first along the coast to Choulakas beach and from there up to the Armenistis Lighthouse. From there you drive through the area of Marathi past the dam and Panormos beach to the bay of Agios Sostis. Then you drive to the area of Ano Mera village where you have a stop at Paleokastro Monastery and the ruins of a Venetian Castle. You explore the area around Ano Mera with it’s agriculture and the nearby old abandoned mine. When you consider the island of Mykonos as a vacation destination, keep in mind that there are many things to do. Sightseeing, exploring the secret roads of the island, enjoy local food and of course partying are some of the choices you have.
Kitesurfing at Corfos Beach
Korfos Bay north facing geographical position in addition to the deep concave shape of the bay, creates a perfect corridor for the constant, strong and stable North summer wind called “Meltemi”.
It’s the ideal location for Kitesurf and Windsurf lovers, but also for beginners who want to learn more about these extreme sports. Let instructors to immerse you into the wonderful world of Kitesurf at the ideal environment, in the “island of the winds”.
Mykonos Scuba Diving
Experience the thrill of scuba diving and explore the underwater world of Mykonos with this beginner scuba experience. Begin with a small lesson to pick up diving and equipment basics, then set off for the open water with your certified instructor for a supervised dive.
Visit the famous shipwreck of ¨Anna II¨, the inspiring reefs in Kalo Livadi, Agia Anna and Lia Bay, the cave systems in Tragonisi and other diving sites around the island. Don’t miss this unique experience.
Horse Riding in Mykonos beach
Begin your Horseback ride from horse stables to a secluded beach. You will ride through local farming areas surrounded by rocky mountains, often inhabited by goats, sheep and donkeys, to reach Fokos beach.
Take a short break at the beach to swim and relax at the beach under the sun, perhaps enjoy lunch and a drink at the beautiful beachfront tavern. This is the perfect day for those wanting to incorporate some time spent on one of the island’s most stunning, secluded beaches.
Have Lunch at Thalassaki Tinos
If you are in love with the good food, then a visit to Thalassaki Tavern in Tinos is worth the journey. You can enjoy traditional Greek food in a tavern with on two levels, of which the lower deck is almost “licked” by the waves.
The local people who own this tavern will be more than happy to welcome you. You can go by boat to the wonderful Tinos and enjoy a nice meal at the Thalassaki tavern. Fish and ouzo is the best combination. Cheers!
Private Dives in Kapari Beach
A hidden paradise with clear waters and fine, golden sand is waiting for you to discover it! The reason is the unorganized Kapari beach, which is located on the western side of the island and offers one of the most beautiful sunsets. You will have the chance to swim in the clear blue waters of Aegean sea under the sun.
Cine Manto Mykonos
In the heart of Mykonos, you will find beyond the bars, restaurants, hotels and shops, a small oasis, a summer cinema. Cine Manto is in a green garden, where you can enjoy the most beautiful movie nights with your partner or alone. New releases, but also some old favourites are played daily in the cinema that will win a place in your heart!
Organic Farm Visit & Wine Tasting
If you are looking for things to do in Mykonos that include tradition, local food, organic wine and genuine hospitality, you are in the right place!
You will meet the Asimomytis family running the property and live an authentic and unique wine tasting and farm-to-table experience. Visitors will learn about our biodynamic cultivation, the wine making, the traditions of Mykonos and play with our farm animals. A kids friendly activity, ideal also for any traveller seeking authentic cultural experiences.
Meet the Unique Local Mykonian Beer
Summer and holidays in the Greek islands are almost always combined with a cool, ice-cold beer. If you are a beer lover, then we suggest you make a visit in the Mykonos Brewing Company which is situated just outside Mykonos town and take a taste of this Greek beer. Perhaps it will follow you throughout your trip to Mykonos.
Olive Oil Tasting in Mykonos
Take a break from the crowds on Mykonos and relax with an informal olive oil experience overlooking the Aegean Sea. Learn the basics of olive oil tasting plus how to choose a quality oil and pair it with specific foods.
Taste extra-virgin olive oils made from different varieties of Greek olives from across the country served with samples of Greek Salad, grilled chicken, Greek yogurt, and fresh orange.
The Armenistis Lighthouse
The Armenistis Lighthouse is one of the most characteristic buildings of Mykonos. It is located in the area of the same name, Fanari, on a hill that used to be called Vourvoulakas, meaning vampire.
The Lighthouse, although abandoned today, is a pole of attraction for visitors to the island, since its position offers a unique view and opportunities for many impressive photo shots.
Try Traditional Souvlaki at Jimmy’s
If you come in Greece you have to try at least once the traditional Greek souvlaki. Jimmy’s Gyros is here for you.
On of the most famous places for “gyro” in Mykonos. Fried potatoes & tzatziki with pitta gyro it’s a combo which everybody loves.
Night Shopping in Mykonos Town
Mykonos island never sleeps. So, if you want to take a nap after the night party, don’t worry! Shops in Mykonos stay open late into the night.
You could walk in the narrows of Mykonos town & make some shopping from the local stores. And of course, then you could also drink a cocktail in one of the many bars in Mykonos Town.
Festivals with Greek Tsabouna
Mykonos has many famous traditional festivals. There you will meet the “old” traditional Mykonians who still preserve the customs and traditions of their island by playing an old instrument called ”Tsabouna”.
A visit to beautiful Mykonos, and specifically to one of its most famous festivals, will excite you. So, get ready for an unforgettable experience, as you are about to find yourself in front of an unexpected surprise with dance which you will remember for a long time.
Early Birds Go Fishing
Ιf you are a person of the sea, and you want some peace and relaxation then we would suggest you try fishing. Fishing is proven that relaxes the mind and calm you down.
You could fish with local fishermen who are more than happy to show you the way.. and if you catch a big fish get ready for a Greek lunch with the locals.