Platis Gialos Beach in Mykonos

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Updated: September 17, 2020

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

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.

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Platis Gialos Beach Information

Platis Gialos Beach

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.

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.

path to Agia Anna beach

The lovely walk toward Agia Anna Beach.

path to Agia Anna beach

A great walking path connects Platis Gialos to other beaches around the bend.

wide shot of beach

At the end of the day.

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