Kalafatis is a walkable, secluded neighborhood known for being relaxing and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and cocktails. In addition to its architecture, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea, beaches, and island views. A stay at one of Kalafatis's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Mykonos area.
Sightseeing around Kalafatis
Attractions like Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, Aegean Maritime Museum, and Agricultural Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, Monastery of Paleokastro, and Ftelia Archeological Site.
One popular activity in the area is swimming, but there's plenty more to do. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Kalafatis Beach, Lia Beach, and Kalo Livadi Beach. At Mount Kynthos, take some time to really appreciate nature. A visit to Mykonos New Port won't disappoint either.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Super Paradise Beach, Paradise Beach, and Windmills of Mykonos. Elia Beach, Agrari Beach, and Ftelia Beach are other must-sees.
Getting around Kalafatis
Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.
The Mykonos (JMK-Mykonos Island National) airport is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from Kalafatis. The next closest airport is Naxos (JNX-Naxos Island National), located 25.1 miles (40.3 km) away.