You’ve saved your money, planned it out, and made the preparations. And now you need to get yourself prepared for your trip to Mykonos, Greece. But what do you need to do to make sure that you have the trip you have dreamed about?
Here is a checklist of things you need to do to make sure you vacation there is most enjoyable.
Book a Great Hotel
Sometimes you look online at hotels and they look great only to find when you arrive, they are a big disappointment. In order to avoid this you need to make sure that the hotel you pick is highly rated by both customers and the hotel industry. By selecting a hotel like the Adorno Suites, you insure that you are getting one of the island’s top hotels. It has amazing rooms with great views and it sits right on the beach. The staff is amazing, and you will be pampered from the moment you arrive until you leave.
Make a Note of Where Important Services are on Mykonos
Before you go, you should make a note of where the police, fire department and hospitals are in relationship to your hotel on Mykonos. Chances are you will not need any of these services, but is always good to know exactly where they are in case you do. You should also make sure that they have English-speaking employees who can communicate with you, in the event of an emergency.
Clothing to Pack
If you are going any time other than the months of December, January and February you can pack mostly light and thinner clothing. You should also bring a sweater to be worn during the nights or when it gets windy. During the winter months you should bring a coat because it can get cold, particularly right by the water.
If you plan on hiking or doing lots of walking around the island, remember to bring a solid pair of comfortable shoes that can handle the type of terrain you will be traversing. Other than that you should pack some shoes that are light, and comfortable. And perhaps one pair of dressy shoes for when you go dancing or out to dinner.
Learn a Few Words in Greek
If you want to fit in a bit and really ingratiate yourself to the locals in Mykonos, you should take the time and learn a few Greek words. Being able to say hello, ask for a few directions, and to say thank you and goodbye goes a long way toward showing your hosts that you really appreciate their culture and them.
You can go online and find free courses will you can learn some basic Greek words. Study these and you will make friends more quickly in Mykonos. You should also download a translation app that will translate anything you say in English to Greek. This will help you to communicate with the locals and it is especially important if you should ever get into any type of problem situation.
Mykonos is known for its beautiful landscapes so bring a camera and it also has a reputation for providing guests with great relaxation during the day and a lively nightlife at night. So be prepared to have the perfect vacation and make sure that you follow these tips.