5 of the Best Mykonos Private Tours

by Paul Joseph  |  Published July 9, 2023

Away from its hedonistic party atmosphere, the Greek Island of Mykonos is awash with picturesque villages and mesmerising natural beauty, all of which can be discovered on your own private guided tour.

(Photo: WCM MYKONOS TOURS / Courtesy GetYourGuide)

Home to some of Europe’s most beautiful white sandy beaches, all set against a backdrop of jaw-dropping ocean views tailor-made for private boat tours, it could be argued that there’s no better place to wake up with a sore head than Mykonos. And for the ultimate restorative activity, what better than a leisurely amble around the island in the company of an expert guide? There are a number of private tours of Mykonos on offer – and here are five of the best.

Private Jeep Tour with Myrsini beach and Ano Mera

Mykonos’s terrain is tailor-made for jeep travel and this 4-hour private tour offers the chance to experience for yourself. With your expert driver and guide, you’ll navigate the island’s landscapes aboard a spacious and comfortable Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD 200hp, taking in some of Mykonos’s main attractions and places of interest, not to mention the picture-postcard views. Along the way, you’ll climb dirt roads, stop off at chapels, and hang out at an isolated beach where you’ll have time to sunbathe or swim. Once ready to depart, you’ll have the option to either visit Ano Mera the second biggest town on the island, for a lunch stop, or some of the famous beach bars of the island, before your tour comes to a close. From €509 per group (max 4 people).

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Sunset Trekking Experience

(Photo: Donkey Tours Mykonos / Courtesy GetYourGuide)

Embark on a scenic trek up Mykonos’s tallest mountain on this 3-hour private tour. After pick-up from your hotel, your first port of call will be the old lighthouse of Armenisti, where you’ll learn about its fascinating history. Next, it’s time to begin your hiking adventure, traversing an old, barely touched path as you interact with nature and soak up the panoramic views before arriving at the Prophet Ilias Church. Here, you’ll have time to take photos and relax while watching the sunset, accompanied by a complimentary homemade juice and traditional Mykonian snack. The tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel. From €200 per person.

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The Best of Mykonos No-Walking Tour

Ideal for elderly visitors or families with small kids who aren’t able to withstand too much walking, this 4-hour tour will see you explore the island in a private car or van, stopping off at various attractions, landmarks and points of interest along the way. Highlights include visits to Megali Ammos, the closest beach to Mykonos town; Armenistis Lighthouse; the Church of Paraportiani; the Kato Milli windmills; and the Ano Mera monastery. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included in the tour price. From €151 per person.

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Photo Shoot with a Private Vacation Photographer

(Photo: Pictrip / Courtesy GetYourGuide)

If you’re keen to gain some photographic highlights from your time on Mykonos, but don’t quite trust your own camera skills to do the job, this private tour could be for you. With the help of a professional photographer, you’ll devise a fully customised tour route, stopping off at select spots along the way to capture your adventure with amazing photography to share with friends and family back home, or simply serve as a personal souvenir from your trip. Professionally edited photos of the shoot will be made available to you within 5 working days via an online gallery, where you can download your pictures for free. From €260 per group (max 10 people).

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Wine and Culture Tour

Mykonos is famed for its gorgeous beaches and pulsating parties, but few visitors take the time to discover the island’s rich cultural heritage. This 3-hour private tour visits the Agricultural Museum and the Nautical Museum, then caps it all off with a tasting of the island’s finest Greek wines. After meeting your guide in Fabrika Square in Mykonos Town, you’ll set off on a walking tour of the Old Town, exploring the narrow alleyways along the waterfront. Next, you’ll head to the aforementioned museums for a leisurely looking around before moving on to an expert-led wine tasting accompanied by tasty mezes. Your tour ends back at the starting point. From €268 per group (max 2 people).

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