Gym & Fitness
If you wish to enhance your energy and wellness, our gym will be at your service from 8 in the morning till 8 in the evening. Its extensive menu consists of yoga and Pilates sessions under the supervision of a personal trainer in addition to a long list of exciting outdoor locations, such as the secluded beaches of Rinia and Delos, accessed by a private boat.
Spa treatment products
Amongst the finest care and treatment products that you will enjoy during your visit at the Satori Thalasso Spa, you’ll find the famous St Barth spa treatments range that perfectly balances the skin and your senses with its seductive Caribbean appeal. You will also enjoy the well-acclaimed Elemis spa beauty products. Our expert staff will guide you through the right treatments, the perfect moves and the ideal products that fit perfectly to your needs.
Food connoisseurs from all around the world know well that there is no haute cuisine unless there are unsurpassed raw materials at the chefs’ disposal. This is why we aim high when it comes to the meticulous selection of raw materials, such as fish, meat, poultry, vegetables and herbs in all of our hotels. All of them are either produced in our private farm entirely under our supervision or locally and exclusively for us, by well-trusted professionals collaborating with us for many years.
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Whether you ’re looking for a romantic hideaway as a couple, or an idyllic place where families and friends can come together, these superb villas are the perfect setting for the high point of the year. The Villas offer the most spacious and serviced elegantly appointed interiors, state-of-the-art amenities, gourmet restaurants as an alternative to a private chef, and a world-class thalasso spa centre. With sweeping views over the Aegean – steps away from the famous Elia Beach where private loungers and umbrellas await – a magnificent pool deck and the spacious luxury of your own villa with its private infinity pool, your only regret may be that you can’t be everywhere at once.Visit website
Utopia – Relais & Chateaux
From its décor inspired by the surrounds overlooking Elia beach, to the sheer beauty of fiery sunsets over the vast Aegean merging seamlessly with the star-studded infinity pool, Utopia delights with its artful fusion of nature and design. Designed for true connoisseurs, our Relais & Chateaux has become a firm favorite with couple and honeymooners who seek a romantic getaway in a perfect setting, attended to with a service that is at once private and personal, discreet and attentive. The luxurious suites and villas that offer every comfort are complemented by a variety of dining options and relaxing thalasso spa treatments.Visit website
Our traditional Cycladic facade conceals dramatic interiors that surprise and beguile guests who enjoy the dynamic marriage of eclectic modern and traditional design. World-class amenities include spacious rooms appointed to the highest standard of comfort, private infinity pools and jacuzzis, a secluded private beach, a thalasso spa and gourmet Mediterranean cuisine. With its spectacular views of Elia beach from the many vast verandahs, a highly professional staff and state-of-the-art conferencing and catering facilities, our luxury resort and distinguished member of Leading Hotels of the World is the perfect venue for executive corporate retreats and large weddings.Visit website
At the top of the hill lies a secret that needs to be unraveled; the Myconian Naia hotel defines a whole new standard for the genuine Boutique hotel experience. Wonderfully secluded on its own private area with a stunning view over the sea, it is a story unfolding its chapters day by day. Unique and unattainable, it captures both the eye and the heart of each and every guest. Inspired by the ancient Mycenaean housing, Naia’s architecture is a unique mélange of contrasting elements and shapes, rare artworks and prestigious designers’ creations, from all around the world.Visit website
Kyma – Design Hotel
The brand new luxury experience for those who seek the ultimate pleasure in each and every moment is now called Kyma, the Greek word for “wave” or rather a tide of unprecedented indulgence. Standing on top of the famous Myconian hill, all dressed up in the original Myconian white color and nature’s bright light bliss, this 5 star Luxury hotel is the offspring of the 4K Hotels, the first member of Myconian Collection Hotels and Resorts and an all-time-classic destination for international jet setters, for more than five decades.Visit website
Korali – Relais & Chateaux
Reborn and amazingly refreshing, the Myconian Korali – a 5 star luxury hotel and fine member of the Myconian Collection Hotels and Resorts, stands tall and gracefully over the sacred island of Delos and the enchanting Mykonos town; high above and yet so close to the heart of the town. As a member of Relais et Châteaux, Korali reveals its unique beauty at a glance; pure and simple forms along with the finest architectural lines, define a spacious entity with a view over the never-ending Aegean Sea. It’s ethnic chic character is underlined with colorful details, impeccable fabrics and handpicked art masterpieces by well acclaimed international designers and artists, all creating a unique, sophisticated and yet utterly inviting experience.
A luxury hotel with all the grace and none of the airs, this prominent member of Leading Hotels of the World is a long-time favourite with large families and first-time visitors to the island. Our superb thalasso spa centre and several gourmet restaurants – including Japanese cuisine – complement an enviable position just above the magnificent beach of Elia, with spectacular views from every vantage point, light-filled public areas, and luxuriously spacious rooms with such exclusive features as private infinity pools and outdoor jacuzzis. Caring and friendly staff are committed to providing highly personalized services, and exceptional conferencing venues and wedding facilities are designed to surpass expectations even on the most important of occasions.Visit website
The Avaton seems to grow out of the bare rock above Elia Beach, formed in equal part by the workings of nature and the art of man. In this magnificent landscape steeped in ancient myths, modern legends come alive under the Aegean sun and in the enchantment of its starry nights. With its breathtaking views from every room and the spectacular public areas, Avaton is much more than a unique location with exceptional design features: it’s where impressions become deep emotions, where luxury, style and absolute privacy are taken to a new dimension, with exclusive privileges in a spa facility without its equal in all of Greece, and personalized service that tempts guests to leave no wish unspoken.Visit website
Ambassador – Relais & Chateaux
The Myconian Ambassador captures the essence of Relais & Chateaux five-star luxury with its understated elegance and contemporary design that set the stage for superlative service and a seamless hospitality experience. From the world class Thalasso spa, to the spectacular pool deck with sweeping views of the Aegean, the restaurant that is deservedly considered one of the top tables on the island, or to the immaculate comfort and beauty of your room, you will find no effort and expense spared in creating the ultimate Myconian hospitality experience.Visit website
How to get here
Our hotel will make all necessary arrangements for your convenient transportation to and from Mykonos Airport as well as Mykonos Port – both only 2km away from our premises – by air-conditioned mini shuttle buses. We will be also happy to make arrangements for private transportation in our chauffeur-driven limousines or by either private helicopter or jet to your desired destination.
Mykonos, is a well-connected destination with daily flights from Athens Airport. The flight takes only 35 minutes and there are also direct flights from Thessaloniki, Santorini, Rhodes and Crete. During the peak season many international airlines and charters fly directly to the island, hopefully at your convenience.
What to see
Mykonos Town will be your starting point for discovering the rest of the island’s remarkable beauties: votive chapels, some of them designated as historical monuments with their red arched roofs; the windmills, a once strong component of its economic prosperity; the famous corner of “Small Venice”, a very unique and far from typical characteristic of Cycladic architecture; Paraportiani, an important monument for its unique structure; the archaeological site of the nearby island of Delos and so much more than words can describe…
The most popular and glamorous island on the Cycladic complex, booming with holidaymakers, cruise-ship crowds, posturing fashionistas and jet-setters from all around the world, is unique in so many different aspects. Its picturesque mainland landscape is surrounded by crystal clear water and golden or white, fine sand beaches. But soon as the sun starts to descent upon the whitewashed walls with the flowered balconies and the window shutters painted in all shades of the Aegean blue, the Town’s maze of paved narrow alleys is magically transformed into a glossy celebrity setting. Trendy shopping, endless bar hopping, stylish night clubbing, well acclaimed restaurants, it all happens here.
Whether you wish to experience our fine cuisine in your own good time or enjoy a romantic dinner for two in the privacy of your suite’s magnificent balcony, our In-Room Dining will be at your disposal, in the most refined and personalized way. Just relax and choose from an extensive variety of hearty comfort food, tasty light meals, finger food and signature dishes from our in-room dining menu.
George’s bar is the place-to-be at Myconian Kyma, if you like a lively vibe but with an elegant flair. Notoriously hip yet surprisingly unpretentious, with its own patrons from dusk till dawn. Just because it has it all; coffee is exquisite from the traditional Greek to latte macchiato and the refreshing cappuccino freddo; juices and refreshments seem cooler than ever; specialty cocktails rock and the shareable platters from the menu are simply irresistible. As for the friendly bartenders and the impeccable staff, they’ll make you want to join in at a glance.
Kalypso Fine Dining
The rich flavors and the distinctive aromas of Mediterranean haute cuisine are blending in with the finest raw materials produced locally and exclusively for Kyma. After being carefully selected by the chef, an imaginative journey begins as to create only the freshest dishes with a twist; mingling tradition with contemporary food and innovative cuisine. At Kalypso fine dining Restaurant, Mediterranean heritage is open to new ideas and challenging culinary creativity in a most elegant and comfortable ambience.
One of the most heart-warming sights of this luxury hotel is the endless breakfast buffet with a surprisingly and utterly delicious variety of tastes: organic eggs prepared in every possible way, bread and patisserie delights coming straight from our kitchen, the finest homemade marmalades, honey and cereals, fresh juices and smoothies, fruits and vegetables from our own farm, with a touch of carefully selected international and exotic ingredients. And that’s just the beginning for a good day’s start under the Myconian sun.
Become a member of the Myconian Collection family
Join our dynamic team of service professionals. We are looking for people who are creative, innovative, with attention to details, sociable, team oriented and most important, friendly. Foreign languages are essential, especially Greek and English.
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Offering a unique experience of delightful hospitality is the cornerstone of our Hotels’ philosophy. With unique personalized care, top-level amenities, exclusive services and the dedication of our staff, we aim high; and we can assure you a memorable stay beyond all expectations, accompanied with:
- Butler service
- Pre-arrival request and shopping service
- Express check in / check out
- Luxurious transfers from and to the airport
- Welcoming refreshments upon arrival
- Valet parking
- Packing and unpacking service
- Laundry, dry cleaning and garment pressing services
- Excursions, yacht and helicopter rentals
- Leisure activities (water sports, horseback riding, etc.)
The pool deck
Choice is unlimited when it comes to the heart of the Myconian Kyma; the blissfully arranged deck with an infinity pool expanding in two separate levels, is a dream come true over the Aegean Sea. The sun loungers with the contrasting navy blue highlights, the shady corners and the light breeze give the hotel a super stylish look and feel. And as the day moves on, George’s bar will be serving from the coolest refreshments to the finest aperitivo and pre-dinner nibbles. All, for your eyes only under the mesmerizing Myconian sunset.
Satori Thalasso Spa
Thanks to a paradise location and the sense of well-living that pervades the whole island, it’s easy to feel refreshed just by walking into the lobby of the Spa. Close your eyes, let yourself go, boost circulation, relax the nervous system and shake off long – but not gone – fatigue. Enjoy a traditional massage or experience the very latest therapies, according to your needs, wrapped up with exceptional service, preformed only by experts on the field. It all comes with the added benefit of five therapeutic pools and an invigorating sauna, to balance body, mind and soul.
Live the Myconian Experience
The undoubted air of sophistication of Kyma is part of the bright, majestic light surrounding its grandeur. For a genuine Myconian experience, spend moments of contemplation on the generously-sized pool deck with a panoramic view completed by the most ravishing infinity pool. Signature cocktails and cool refreshments will be served all day long unless you wish to indulge yourself into a relaxing soak and an utterly regenerating massage by Satori Thalasso Spa. Trust your instinct as well as the five-star hotel staff and let yourself go.
9 luxury hotels all over Mykonos
We are a family-owned group of nine leading luxury hotels on Mykonos that offers discerning visitors a choice of the most beautiful locations, state-of-the-art Thalasso spa centers, gourmet restaurants, outstanding conference facilities and glamorous wedding venues. Founded in 1979 George and Elefteria Daktylides, the Collection is run today by their four sons Panos, Marcos, Vangelis and Marios. While we are bound by hospitality standards and family values, each hotel in the Myconian Collection has its own distinctive personality, a diverse range of accommodations, rates and entertainment options.
As a genuine Myconian family, we welcome guests with warmth and attentiveness and create the ultimate hospitality experience that comes straight from the heart. All locations capture the essence of our island’s incomparable charm and beauty for which travelers come halfway across the world.
Our family story
There is something about a family business, and its unique synthesis of heritage, loyalty and emotion, that captures the essence of luxury and accounts for the strength of some of the world’s great portfolios. This quality lies at the heart of the Myconian Collection’s success.
‘My parents built the Myconian Collection from the ground up and my brothers and I are as proud of our roots as we are of how much we’ve grown,’ says Marios Daktylides, referring to the hospitality empire that includes nine of the leading luxury hotels on Mykonos, two of them Relais & Châteaux members.
The Mykonos of George Daktylides’ youth was very different from that of today. The island ran a barter economy well into the Fifties, living off the land and trading goods. It was a well-guarded secret until the yachts of the Sixties’ high society began to drop anchor on their way to the magnificent ruins of Delos. Princess Soraya, Grace Kelly, Brando and Liz Taylor, to name a few, followed Onassis and Jackie O. Christian Dior famously crowned the town’s tailor Josef Salachas ‘le roi du pantalon’ (‘the king of trousers’), inspiring Givenchy to collaborate with him on a couture collection. The secret was out, and on its heels came the boho-chic of the Seventies.
George returned from the military with big dreams, including that of winning the hand of the young Eleftheria from Delos. To support them, he drove a bus that transported men and materials from town to the barite mines. But he soon convinced his brothers to invest in a vehicle, and before long, with a fleet of twenty-five, they ran the island’s only public transport network.
Concurrently, George started trading in the cement, bricks and sand that he was hauling to the mines and construction sites, and for ten years he mixed concrete and brought in coils of rebar used for structural reinforcement. With his burgeoning contacts in trading and construction, George decided that it was time to undertake a development of his own, having seen an opportunity to build the first hotel on Mykonos outside of town. Marios recounts: ‘He came home one day on a Caterpillar 920 that he had picked up second-hand. It dug the foundations to our first four hotels and was his favorite set of wheels, long after he could have any car he wanted.’ He became the island’s third hotelier when he built and opened the twenty-five-room Kohili in 1979. It was an instant hit, on the strength of which Korali was built a year later doubling the room count.
Their success was built on the back of hard work. Eleftheria made breakfasts for all the guests and did the housekeeping and laundry, in addition to providing meals for the forty construction workers who were busy erecting the new hotel. She was also raising four sons, and somehow still made time to take her boys for a daily swim.
The personal touch and attention to detail that to this day defines the Myconian Collection. This resulted in a loyal clientele and a reputation that spread by word of mouth. Six years later, Kyma and Kalypso joined Kohili and Korali to form what became ‘K-Hotels’. ‘My father’s original plan was to give each of his four sons a hotel when he retired,’ says Marios, ‘but he loved driving that Cat so much that he went on to build six more, starting with the first ever five-star hotel on the island.’
In anticipation of growing demand for luxury destinations, George bought land in 1986 on the south coast. The best plot had centre seats facing sweeping views of Platis Gialos bay but was dominated by large granite boulders. These were selectively cleared and integrated into a structure terraced down the slope to ensure views from every room. The hotel was named The Myconian Ambassador, today a Relais & Châteaux, and was awarded five stars immediately on opening in 1992 as the first luxury establishment of its kind on the island.
‘By that stage, my parents realised that we needed an international management education.’ All four sons in turn attended the premier establishment of its kind, the world-renowned École Hotelière in Lausanne.
During the Nineties, many more luxury hotels opened on Mykonos, drawing new guests, notably from North America, then central Europe, and of course the party crowd. ‘Mykonos is an economy on its own, that preserves its loyal following even through the occasional political hiccup or financial downturn,’ comments Marios. And once all four sons were back on the island, they agreed with their father that it was time to expand once again. They bought the first sloping field above Elia’s sandy beach and built a second five-star hotel, the Royal in 2000. Year after year, they secured more fields and eventually added to the Myconian Collection with the Imperial in 2002, the Villa Collection in 2012, Utopia in 2013 and Avaton in 2014.
In 2015, the internationally acclaimed architect Galal Mahmoud undertook a large-scale redesigning of the Ambassador Relais & Châteaux, which reopened for season to great acclaim. And in 2016, the family collaborated with the same architect and went back to their roots with the renovation of K-hotels into a new cluster of luxury boutique hotels: reinvented as Naia, Kymaand Korali.
Even today, five years after stepping down as CEO, George Daktylides remains a busy man. His way of relaxing is to get involved in the new projects, as well as to ensure that all nine grandchildren have a steady supply of ‘real’ food. He does his rounds to every home once a week in a Toyota Hilux with trays of farm eggs on the passenger seat and homegrown lamb and goat’s meat in the back, as well as cheese and cake made by Eleftheria.
‘Someone asked me once what wise advice our parents gave us along the way. My answer was short: they led by example. In French, I believe they have a term for it, l’éducation silencieuse. We are each other’s most honest critics and loyal allies. When we balance the pragmatic demands of a competitive business with deeply rooted emotions, we’re not just planning for a financial year, but also for the next generation.’
This sense of family and organic growth pervades the Korali. All members of staff feel the importance of staying grounded and pass on this quality in the personalized service with which they attend to guests.
Moreover, guests enjoy a unique taste of the island through the hotel’s exceptional relationship with suppliers. ‘Some go back three decades. In my father’s day, our fresh fish came from Nico, whose sons now supply us. Tomatoes, cucumbers, aubergines, zucchini, peppers, onion, garlic, lemons and herbs, is all grown exclusively for our gourmet restaurants. Many come from informal suppliers, like my father’s old friend Panagiotis who catches octopus in the waters around Delos solely for his family and our chef. And naturally, lamb and pork are my father’s own.’
‘There’s a real sense that we are all connected, and not just by the Internet. As locals’, says Marios, ‘there is a mutual dependence with the people and the land of Mykonos, and with the rest of the world through our guests.’ Hotels recycle all waste while linen that does not meet the hospitality standards is donated to old age homes, prisons and monasteries. ‘Our managerial philosophy and daily operational approach reflect our dedication to the island, through environmental conservation initiatives, local sourcing and consistent support to the Cycladic island communities. ‘
Some guests have witnessed the Myconian Collection’s entire progression since Kohili, and return year after year, not just in the knowledge of enduring service excellence, but also in anticipation of the element of surprise. ‘We need to keep moving. Sustaining great hospitality standards is like keeping the romance alive in a serious relationship.’
Therein lies the secret: true luxury is a feeling that cannot be conveyed by exclusivity, precision and aesthetics alone. In experiencing the real thing, you touch on something you can never tire of, and that leaves an enduring impression.
A luxury hotel in Mykonos Town
Situated on top of Mykonos hill, at the exact same spot where the notorious 4K Hotels embraced for decades the sleepless nights and endless days on the island, Myconian Kyma’s location is more than words could ever describe: a limitless view over the magnificent town and the deep blue of the Aegean Sea, underneath one of the most majestic sunsets in the Cycladic island complex. All these, just a few minutes away from the town’s bustling maze of narrow alleys, booming with elegant boutiques, hip bars and acclaimed restaurants. Kyma is a solid choice for guests who seek the sophisticated Myconian nightlife with the elegant grandeur of a top Design Hoteltm.
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Gastronomy Experience in Mykonos Town
Taste at Kyma is a memorable experience and one of the top highlights of your stay; whether it’s a delightful breakfast by the pool, a refreshingly inviting light meal to get you going or a three course dinner inspired by classical Mediterranean cuisine with a modern and utterly different approach. Only the finest and freshest ingredients are used, sourced locally and exclusively for Kalypso Restaurant and only the most innovative ideas are being served, as to highlight the chef’s search for the new cutting-edge cuisine. And just before your night out in Town, a signature cocktail at George’s bar is a must-try; elegantly popular, outstanding and always right on time.
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Luxury Rooms & Suites in Mykonos Town
A sumptuously luxurious Design hotel promises you nothing less than your own slice of paradise, under the bright daylight and the glorious nights of Mykonos. With artfully designed rooms and suites blessed by the Aegean light, all with crisp white interiors, contemporary design and a delicate precision in every single detail on furnishing and lighting, perfection is redefined. A top-notch service will guide through a world of indulgence, on the blissful verandas with spectacular views, private pools and utterly spoiling Jacuzzis. Indeed, the world won’t be the same after the Myconian Kyma experience.
Myconian Kyma Design Hotel in Mykonos Town
The brand new luxury experience for those who seek the ultimate pleasure in each and every moment is now called Kyma, the Greek word for “wave” or rather a tide of unprecedented indulgence. Standing on top of the famous Myconian hill, all dressed up in the original Myconian white color and nature’s bright light bliss, this 5 star Luxury hotel is the offspring of the 4K Hotels, the first member of Myconian Collection Hotels and Resorts and an all-time-classic destination for international jet setters, for more than five decades.
Myconian Kyma reflects the sun in a mystical ‘hide and seek’ game, right between the straight lines and the curves of the Cycladic architecture. Neither superficially trendy nor traditionally ordinary, it is soothing and yet utterly spoiling. Its striking rooms and suites, exquisitely designed and decorated – some of them with their own private pool overlooking the deep blue and even more with private, delightful Jacuzzis, the restaurant with an authentic Mediterranean orientation, the hip bar located by the main pool with a panoramic view over this iconic island and a state-of-the-art huge spa for long, comforting sessions, is just the beginning of a wonderfully lavish experience. Anything can happen here, in the elegant chic side of the Myconian life.