The island of Mykonos is believed that is named after a local hero, who was worshipped in antiquity.
Mykonos is one of the top tourists destinations, featured for its cosmopolitan character that attracts loads of local and international tourists. The island belongs to Cyclades and the town of Mykonos, known as Chora, has the highest population density compared to the rest areas of the island. The island is one of the most cosmopolitan islands in Greece and has become increasingly popular with mass tourism. The most extraordinary and worth noting is that in ten years (1991 – 2001) the Mykonian population has increased by 50%.
Mykonos is preferred due to its intense nightlife with bars and nightclubs and its luxurious character, while it offers sandy beaches. The entertainment doesn¢t stop in this part of Greece especially the high season. From Easter to October, the beach bars are operating from the morning until the next day¢s morning. The nightlife is characterised the best among others in Europe due to its selected visitors, local and international VIPs and the famous DJs that promise unique dance nights. Restaurants with special dishes and shops meeting the highest expectations are found in this place of the Aegean Sea.