Destination

Mykonos, Greece

Duration

11 Days

Price

On Request

The land of profound philosophers, enigmatic ruins, and turquoise seas – Welcome to Greece. Passionate local guides will take you on an exciting private tour of the bustling city of Athens before seeing you off to the magical Island of Mykonos for a seaside escape. Located on the beautiful Bay of Ornos, the Villas del Sol Beach Hotel is your home away from home for the next 7 nights. The complex includes 12 appointed Villas, heated pools, stunning beach views, and the most welcoming staff. Decorated with Cycladic architecture- a dazzling white against a backdrop of deep blue water - the Hotel offers the perfect tranquil setting just two kilometers away from the town of Mykonos! Experience absolute relaxation while lounging by the pool or soak up the delicious golden rays on the beach only steps away. When the sun sets, dive into the world-famous nightlife this island has to offer. Sail off to Delos, the legendary birthplace of the twin gods, Apollo and Artemis. Return to Athens for a traditional night in Plaka before bringing your Travelous journey to a thrilling end!

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Athens
  • Airport Assistance & Transfer
New Hotel - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Athens
  • 1/2 day Athens City Tour w/ New Acropolis Museum (Lunch Included)
New Hotel - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Athens - Mykonos - Ornos
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)
  • Flight: Athens - Mykonos
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 4
Ornos - Mykonos
  • 1/2 day Island Tour
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 5
Ornos - Mykonos
  • Day at Leisure
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 6
Ornos - Mykonos
  • Day at Leisure
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 7
Ornos - Mykonos
  • 1/2 day Delos Tour
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 8
Ornos - Mykonos
  • Day at Leisure
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 9
Ornos - Mykonos
  • Day at Leisure
Villa del Sol Mykonos - 2 bedroom Sea View
Day 10
Mykonos - Athens
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)
  • Flight: Mykonos - Athens
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
  • Plaka Shopping & Athens by Night
Acropolis Museum Hotel - Deluxe Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 11
Athens
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)

Day 1
Athens

Welcome to Athens International Airport (also Eleftherios Venizelos). A Travelous representative awaits your arrival at passenger pick up holding a sign with your name printed on it. Private transfer provided by English speaking driver to your hotel.

New Hotel - Superior Room

Day 2
Athens

After breakfast, meet with your private certified Travelous tour guide and embark on your panoramic tour of Athens; the capital of Greece and the birthplace of Democracy and Philosophy. Pass by the Constitution Square (Syntagma), the Parliament, Tomb of Unknown Soldier guarded by Evzones in their colorful uniforms, the Academy, the University and the National library. On the way to Acropolis pass by Hadrian's Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and stop at Panathenian Stadium, where the first Modern Olympic Games were held in 1896. Continue to Acropolis (Ancient City). and admire the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon "the harmony between material and spirit", the monument that "puts order in mind". Continue with a private tour of the new Acropolis Museum, a modern architectural building housing the most important statues from Acropolis and admire the wonders of the classical era (Mondays closed). After your City Tour, you will enjoy lunch in Plaka area leaving you the afternoon to explore the Ancient market before returning to your hotel.

New Hotel - Superior Room

Day 3
Athens - Mykonos - Ornos

Transfer in private vehicle from your hotel to Athens Airport for departure.

Flight from Athens (ATH) to Mykonos (MYK)

Welcome to the island of Mykonos. Your Travelous representative will be waiting for you at passenger pick up area holding a sign with your name printed on it. Transfer in private vehicle provided to your hotel.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 4
Ornos - Mykonos

Meet and assist is provided from your hotel and transfer in private vehicle with your Travelous tour guide for a half day tour of the island. While Mykonos is known for its countless windmills and is often referred to as the windy island, we prefer to introduce the island of Mykonos as simply "Magical". It's the churches that really stand out here. The first stop on your tour is to the beach of Saint Ioannis with its picturesque little church (one of over 400 on the island). Continuing on the tour takes you through the town of Ornos beach, Kalafatis and Santa Anna. Afterwards, we proceed to the village of Ano Mera; known for the monastery Panagia Tourliani. The tour makes its way back to Mykonos town, where guests will be guided for 45 min. and then will be free to explore on their own before a return transfer is provided to your hotel.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 5
Ornos - Mykonos

Enjoy your day at leisure on Magical Mykonos; the beloved Island of the international "Jet-Setters" with its whitewashed cubic houses, windmills and chapels, the wonderful sandy beaches, shops, galleries and the incredible night life. Explore the towns winding narrow streets, visit Paraportiani, one of the many churches on the Island, or enjoy a drink in little Venice.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 6
Ornos - Mykonos

Enjoy this free day at leisure to explore the island or simply check out one of the many beaches and bask in the Mediterranean sun.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 7
Ornos - Mykonos

Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer in private vehicle with your certified English-speaking Travelous tour guide, towards the Old Port of Mykonos Town from where the local ferries depart for Delos (30 mins).

Delos, an islet of the Aegean, now uninhabited, is one of the most important archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and is known as the legendary birthplace of the twin gods, Apollo and Artemis. Remains of Temples and residences on Delos are dating back from the Neolithic to the Roman periods. The tour includes amongst others, a visit of the remains of the Temple of Apollo, the Sanctuary of Artemis, the Old city and the Theater and a walk down the celebrated Lion Street. Also, in the Museum of Delos, visitors have the chance to admire Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman sculptures, a collection of vessels from all periods as well as items of everyday use. Return back to Mykonos Town with private transfer to your hotel.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 8
Ornos - Mykonos

Enjoy this free day at leisure to explore the island or simply check out one of the many beaches and bask in the Mediterranean sun. Recommended Beaches: Psarou, Paradise & Super Paradise.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 9
Ornos - Mykonos

Enjoy this free day at leisure to explore the island or simply check out one of the many beaches and bask in the Mediterranean sun. Recommended Beaches: Ag. Stefanos, Ag. Ioannis, Elia.

Villa Del Sol - Sea View Villa

Day 10
Mykonos - Athens

Transfer in private vehicle from your hotel to Mykonos Airport for departure.

Flight from Mykonos (MYK) to Athens (ATH),

Transfer in private vehicle from Athens Airport to your hotel.

Depart your hotel late afternoon for a short panoramic drive through the City Center and up to Mount Lycabettus for a panoramic view of Athens. At the slope of the sacred hill you will be able to see, admire and photograph the illuminated Acropolis. Next you will visit the Museum and discover the divine origin of Ancient Greek musical instruments and explore the hidden paradise of Ancient Greek music history and its sounds. Afterwards, enjoy a pleasant walk through the narrow picturesque Plaka district, Athens's oldest and most picturesque neighborhood. The maze of cobblestone pedestrian streets is lined with shops, boutiques, souvenir stands and flea market stalls that beckon all that enter. This is your ideal location for picking up those last minute souvenirs for yourself and gifts for loved ones. Your evening concludes at a Traditional Greek Tavern for dinner. The meal is accompanied with Live music and Greek Folk Dancing in traditional costumes.

Acropolis Museum Hotel - Deluxe Room

 

Day 11
Athens

Unfortunately, we say goodbye to you today. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to Athens International Airport for your flight home. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you in Greece again soon. Stay Travelous!

Welcome to Greece, the inspiration of poets and the birthplace of philosophers, boasting natural splendor and architectural grandeur. This is the land of epic odysseys, rich mythology, legendary battles and undefeated leaders. Vibrant in culture and rich in history, Greece has offered keen travelers the unique opportunity to experience a lost empire and interact with a passionate people that had proudly welcomed visitors for thousands of years! Journey into antiquity, taking in the magnificence of whitewashed villages set against a backdrop of deep turquoise waters. From exploring ancient ruins to luxurious indulgence, from walking in the footsteps of saints to savoring an absolutely mouth watering cuisine, Greece truly has it all!

New Hotel

Offering an entirely NEW approach to young interior design, energetic hospitality, and seductive customer-centered services, NEW Hotel is the first ever hotel project of award winning designer duo, Fernando and Humberto Campana. The result is an intriguing 79-room establishment, where every public space and every floor has been creatively re-NEW-ed to include remnants of the former Olympic Palace Hotel. The interiors are simply outstanding, the unusual custom-made furniture and handmade fixtures making guests feel that they live and breathe in a major art installation.

Superbly arranged, they feel bigger than their 23 to 25 square meters. The superior rooms offer a side-street view, beating with the city"s pulse.

Villa Del Sol

Villa del Sol is the ideal place for those who wish to spend their holiday in a place that feels like home. This small complex of 12 newly built villas is located on the beautiful Bay of Ornos, only a minute walk from the sandy beach and 2.5 km from the famous Chora of Mykonos. All Villas are carefully decorated with elements of the Cycladitic architecture and have their own terrace facing the pool and private balcony with stunning sea views.

The Sea View Villas are beautifully decorated with careful respect to Cycladitic architecture and divided into three levels. On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable dining area, relaxing living room and bathroom. Right in front of the living room there is a private terrace facing the pool with a wonderful sitting area. The second floor features a bright bedroom with private bathroom offering a quiet and relaxing environment. The balcony offers a fabulous sea view of Ornos bay. The third floor features the second bedroom with bathroom. All Villas have daily maid service, air conditioning, come with a satellite flat screen TV set, hairdryer, safe deposit box, washing machine, and free wi-fi access.

Acropolis Museum Hotel

Acropolis Museum Boutique hotel combines high quality service with a location in one of the finest parts of Athens. This very special hotel is housed in a classical building that recently has undergone a complete renovation (2007) and has 22 charming rooms divided over the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors. Located just a few steps from the Acropolis and Plaka, adjacent to the new Acropolis museum, and situated at the very heart of the historic center of Athens.

All rooms are equipped with a Refrigerator, Safe box, TV, Individually controlled AC, Avaya IP Telephony, Direct dial telephone, Wireless (Internet access), Private bathroom or shower, Beauty Set, and Hairdryer.

For more info: www.acropolismuseumhotel.com

Terms and Conditions

 What's Included:

  • Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, and Fees as indicated on your itinerary. Local and international traveler assistance during your tour. Specialised and personalised services.

What's not Included:

  • Airfare to/from the Tour start point, including domestic or inter-country connecting flights, unless otherwise stated in itinerary.
  • tips and gratuities
  • items of a personal nature such as incidentals, excess baggage charges
  • airport taxes/entrance fees, port charges, foreign government departure taxes
  • Visas (unless otherwise indicated), Inspection, Customs, Immigration and Naturalization fees Additional fuel surcharges on cruises
  • Travel Insurance including Medical, Lost Baggage and Trip cancellation
  • Optional activities (golf, watersports, etc.)
  • any other activities or items not explicitly advertised as included in the price of a Tour

 

Reservations/Booking and Deposits:  To book a Tour, each Traveler (or leader of a Group of Travelers) must submit:

 

A.     A completed booking form signed electronically by the main Traveler. By submitting the booking form on the payments page, the traveler accepts our full Terms and Conditions.  

B.     A deposit of 30% of the Tour price (minimum $250 per person), is due immediately upon booking.

C.     The full balance of the trip cost is due ninety days (90) before the trip departure date.

D.      If you book your trip with us ninety days (90 days) or less before the departure date, the full cost of the trip is due at that time.

E.       In the instance payment is made by certified check or wire transfer, reservations will only commence once the check is cleared.

F.       Availability of Services and Accommodations cannot be guaranteed until a Tour is booked.  We will exercise our best efforts to book the Services and Accommodations described in the Tour Itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of Tour date, we may be forced to offer substitutes.  In this instance we will notify you as soon as possible and try to substitute comparable Services and Accommodations based on availability.

G.      Ticketing & credit card processing for international transport and other select domestic airfare pertaining to a specific country is done by a 3rd party and not included in your total land package price unless otherwise stated.

H.      Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $250 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.

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