The Best Hotels at Platis Gialos Beach, Mykonos

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: August 17, 2021

Platis Gialos is one of Mykonos' most popular beaches.

Platis Gialos is a popular beach lined with great restaurants, a variety of water sports rentals, and some of the island’s best hotels in the immediate vicinity.

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Staying in Platis Gialos

Platis Gialos is the best beach on Mykonos, located roughly 5 km southeast of Mykonos Town. Lively and beautiful with many restaurants and cafes, 2 mini-markets, jet skis and other water sports rentals, and several excellent hotels in the surrounding area. It’s an easy bus ride to and from Mykonos Town, plus it’s on the Mykonos water taxi route that shuttles visitors to other popular beaches including Ornos, Paraga, Paradise, Super Paradise, Argari and Elia Beaches.

Platis Gialos Beach in Mykonos – Video

Platis Gialos Beach Map

Map showing points of interest in and around Platis Gialos Beach
Hotels on Map: Palladium Hotel • Mykonos Blu • Myconian Ambassador Relais & Chateaux • Bay Bees Seaview Suites and Home • Nissaki Boutique Hotel • Mykonos Kosmoplaz Beach Resort Hotel • Acrogiali Hotel • Petasos Beach Resort & Spa • Branco Mykonos • Petinos Beach Hotel

5 Best Hotels in Platis Gialos

1. Petasos Beach Resort & Spa


Hotel phone: +30 22890 23437
This luxurious family-friendly hotel features a private beach and gorgeous bi-level saltwater pool facing the sea. The wide range of rooms, suites, and villas feature indoor/outdoor jacuzzis and balconies/terraces, and the higher-end accommodations have shared/private pools as well. Several come with two/three bedrooms. Dining options include two open-air restaurants and a pool bar, and there’s also a full-service spa with sauna and steam, fully-equipped fitness center, and an outdoor jacuzzi. The hotel is located just steps from Platis Gialos beach and a couple of minutes from Psarou beach.
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2. Branco Mykonos


Hotel phone: +30 22890 23500
5-star hotel on the beach with its own beach club, pool with music, and full-service spa cabana by the water. All rooms and suites feature private balconies/terraces with sea views, and higher-end suites come with outdoor jacuzzis. The fine-dining restaurant serves modern Greek cuisine, and there’s also a beach bar, a gym, and free parking. A delicious a la carte Mediterranean breakfast is included in all room rates. Several restaurants and beach clubs, the bus stop, and the water taxi pier are within walking distance.
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3. Petinos Beach Hotel

Hotel phone: +30 22890 24310
Luxury beachfront hotel situated on the western tip of Platis Gialos beach. All rooms feature King beds, balconies, and sea views. Higher-end suites come with jacuzzis. Amenities include two restaurants and a bar, a pool with a shallow kids area, fully-equipped fitness center, sauna, and complimentary airport/port transfers. Guests can also use the full-service spa and salon in the sister hotel just a minute away. Several restaurants, beach clubs, and bars are within walking distance.
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4. Myconian Ambassador Relais & Chateaux


Hotel phone: +30 22890 24166
Luxury boutique hotel with modern and spacious rooms, most featuring outdoor jacuzzis or private pools and sea views. Amenities include a full-service spa with steam, sauna, and hammam, a well-equipped gym with yoga and pilates, and a large pool surrounded by a wooden deck with lots of sunbeds, a pool bar, and beautiful views of the sea. Room rates include a champagne buffet breakfast. The hotel is on a hill a couple of minutes from the beach and its clubs and facilities.
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5. Nissaki Boutique Hotel


Hotel phone: +30 22890 27666
Small boutique hotel located in between Psarou and Platis Gialos beaches, just minutes from their excellent beach clubs and facilities. The luxurious accommodations offer indoor jacuzzis, sea views, and a complimentary Greek buffet breakfast. Some higher-end suites have outdoor jacuzzis and/or access to a semi-private saltwater pool. There’s also a restaurant serving modern Mediterranean fare, a pool bar, large saltwater pool and a jacuzzi pool with sea views, fitness center, full-service spa with a sauna, hammam and jacuzzi pool, and a beauty salon.
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Platis Gialos Beach Information

  • Location: The beach is 3.5 km south of the airport and a few minutes east of Psarou beach
  • Parking: Free and paid parking available in the surrounding neighborhood
  • Bus: 1-minute walk from the bus stop

More Great Platis Gialos Hotels

Bay Bees Seaview Suites and Homes


Hotel phone: +30 21033 06012
Complex of beautiful and spacious holiday homes with spacious bedrooms, living areas, full kitchens, and parking. All accommodations except the studio have private terraces and views of the sea. The beach and its restaurants, beach clubs, and water sports is just a couple of minutes away.
Hotel websiteCheck prices at Booking.com

Palladium

Hotel phone: +30 22890 25925
Chic boutique hotel on a hill with luxurious rooms featuring King beds, private balconies with furniture, and pool or sea views. Higher-end suites have outdoor jacuzzis or private pools. Some suites have two bedrooms. Facilities include two restaurants and two bars, a full-service spa with an indoor heated pool, fitness center, two outdoor pools, and complimentary airport/port transfers. Both Platis Gialos and Psarou beaches with their beach clubs and restaurants are just a few minute’s walk away.
Hotel websiteCheck prices at Booking.com

Platis Gialos Beach Photos

public area

There are public spaces for towels and blankets at both ends of the beach.

rows of beach beds

Sunbed rentals closest to the water are the most expensive, and get cheaper with each row going back.

beach boardwalk

A boardwalk runs the length of the beach between the sand and the businesses.

sunbeds on beach

Platis Gialos is a busy, popular beach.

lifeguard stand

Fortunately, there are life guards at the most popular beaches.

wave breaking

Beautiful, tranquil waters.

The calm and clear water is great for swimming.

ATM machine

ATM located on the beach.

ice cream and cold drinks for sale

Ice cream and cold drinks for sale.

beach toys for sale

Beach toys for sale in the convenience store.

cafe tables

One of many cafes and restaurants along the beach boardwalk.

branco hotel beds

The sunbeds and lounge chairs of Branco Hotel.

water sports dock

The water sports dock.

jet ski rentals

Jet skis and other rafts and rides for rent.

water taxi boats

Mykonos water taxis at Ornos Beach before the day starts.

private boat charters

Glassbottom boat and other tours are available for charter.

boats at marina

Private boats tied up.

water taxi schedule

A sample schedule of the water taxi.

boats area

The private boats and charters zone.

bus turning around

The bus makes a 3 point turn where the road meets the beach.

waiting for bus

People waiting for the public bus to Mykonos Town.

solar panel powered umbrella

Solar panels for mobile phone and accessory charging down below.

neighborhood streets feeding into the beach

Neighborhood streets leading into the beach.

Platis Gialos walk to other beaches.

A great walking path connects Platis Gialos to Agia Anna Beach and the excellent Nikolas Taverna. The path continues to Paraga Beach and Paradise Beach.

wide shot of beach

At the end of the day.

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