Although Mykonos's iconic whitewashed buildings with their cheery blue-domed roofs are always a delight to behold, the views are even better when savoured from the comfort of one of our breathtaking clifftop villas. Lounge beside the sparkling infinity pool, chilled drink in hand, and admire the sparkling Aegean Sea stretching into the distance, framed by the soft white shores, ancient stone churches and quaint windmills for which the isle is famed. Here are eight of our favourite spots for soaking up the very best views in the Cyclades.
Perched above the sea, this heavenly hideaway offers astonishing views of one of the island's most beautiful beaches, Kalo Livadi, and the coastline beyond.
Enjoy panoramic views of the island from the sparkling infinity pool or sun-kissed terrace of this gorgeous three-bedroom villa.
Situated on the northwest of the island, enjoy exquisite sunsets from the comfort of the outdoor Jacuzzi at Villa Sandstone. Sip on a cold glass of bubbly, watching as the sky transforms from brilliant blue to dusty pink and the sun sinks below the horizon.
A design lover's dream, Villa Salacia is a marvel of modern architecture, hewn into the cliffs overlooking the bays of Agia Anna and Kalafatis.
Life is certainly sweet at the breathtaking Villa Dolce. Recognised by Architectural Digest as one of the best homes in the world, soak up the spellbinding island views from the villa's gracefully curved pool.
Bask in the golden Mediterranean sun, the refreshing sea breeze caressing your skin and drawing your gaze out towards the undulating waves and hazy horizon. Cocooned by the beauty of Villa Rea, time stands still and all your cares will gently melt away.
Kick back on one of Villa Obsidian's plush sun loungers and admire the endless views of the glittering Aegean Sea and brilliant blue horizon beyond.
A glittering jewel in the crown of the Cyclades, Villa Alegria is nestled between two of the island’s loveliest beaches, Kalo Livadi and Kalafatis. Boasting 13 bedrooms and spellbinding ocean views, this is the ultimate spot for celebrating a special occasion.