Things to Do in Mykonos, Santorini + the Aegean Cyclades Islands


The ancient Minoan city of Akrotiri of Thera—Santorini's Pompeii—has the most famous ruins in the Cyclades. Unearthed in 1967 after being... Read More

The charming bookstore is run by a pair of hyper-literate Brits, who love films and books in equal measure. The shop hosts frequent readings, as well as... Read More

This David Rockwell and Colin Cowie-designed hotspot is one of the most glamorous on the island. Patrons flock to the indoor-outdoor space set in the... Read More

In a spectacular location overlooking Paradise Beach, Dionysus devotees romp around a pool. Read More

The sophisticated spot with views over the caldera is the perfect counterpart to Fira's more raucous late-night lounges. Opera drifts across from the... Read More

Funky Oia is hardly Santorini's center of nightlife, but Hasapiko is an exception. It specializes in strong cocktails, and all "nationalities,... Read More

If you forgot to pack suntan lotion or your favorite perfume shattered in your carry-on, you'll have no problem finding replacements at the Santorini... Read More

Here the clay soils and mountain breezes, along with water so pure that nobody bothers to buy it bottled, create ideal growing conditions for Xinomavro ... Read More

Jeweler and winemaker Kostas Antoniou's work puts a modern twist on classical Minoan pieces. His shop also stocks vino and offers tastings—but... Read More

Hedonism is honored at this club, which can accommodate some 1,000 gyrating merrymakers. Read More

With all that volcanic rock, not much grows on Santorini—except for grapes. Locally produced dry white and dessert wines are renowned throughout... Read More

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