Saturday, April 19, 2008

Mykonos - An Exotic Greek Island

Mykonos is a Greek island and one of the top international tourist destinations, famous around the globe for its cosmopolitan character and its intense nightlife. Mykonos hotels are some of the best in the world.

It spans an area of 105.183 kmĀ² and rises at an elevation of 1,119 ft at its highest point. The island is composed primarily of granite. It has little natural fresh water and relies on the desalination of sea water in order to meet its needs.

Mykonos is widely known for its extremely diverse and often intense nightlife featured by a vast number of bars and nightclubs. It is also distinctive for its sandy beaches. Many Greek and international celebrities have summer residences in Mykonos and can often be seen walking the white-washed roads or having dinner at a small street-side table of an expensive restaurant or a taverna.

Accommodation in Mykonos is widely available thanks to a good variety of hotels and resorts. In fact, Mykonos hotels are the lifeline of its economy thanks to the major international tourist influx influx.