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Hotel Nazos  Info

Location: Mykonos Town Center,

Number of Guest rooms: 14,

Manager: NIKOLAOS NAZOS,

Address: SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS,

Mykonos Town Greece.

Zip Code:84600

Tel:+30 22890 22626, 22904

Fax: +30 22890 24604

Winter Phone:+30 22890 22626

Winter Fax:+30 22890 24604

e-mail : info@hotelnazos.com

 

 

 

Hotel NAZOS MYKONOS TOWN GREECE

 

Beautifully located in Mikonos town the Hotel NAZOS is overlooking the bright blue Aegean sea and stunning Cycladic landscapes, within easy walking distance of unspoilt beaches and the charming Old Mikonos Town, with its tiny houses and maze-like streets, Hotel Nazos warmly welcomes guests with a friendly Greek atmosphere and hospitality.
The family-run property has been built according to the local Mikonian architecture and offers traditional style accommodation, with modern comforts and facilities that will make you feel right at home. Attentive service combined with the excellent location makes the Hotel Nazos a perfect destination for truly relaxing vacations on the island of Mikonos.

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Modern Mikonos Island GREECE


Mikonos is a very cosmopolitan island, made famous the last few decades by the international jet set visitors that spend their holidays on the island. Mikonos has clean, magnificent beaches that offer everything from clear-blue waters, windsurfing, sea-side tavernas, loud music and even full nudity. Many Greek and international celebrities have summer residences in Mikonos and can often be seen walking the charming white-washed roads or having dinner at a small street-side table of a local taverna. The island is Greece's playground and one of the top holiday destinations in the world. Some people think you have not really seen what Greece has to offer until you visit Mikonos. The island is one of the most upscale areas of Greece, and its real estate is very expensive. The popularity of the island has given rise to a wave of real estate development (private homes/villas and hotels) and concerns have been expressed that the island is gradually losing its character. The good thing is that (by law) every new building has to abide by the rules of the cycladic architectural style.

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History of Mikonos island


History Archaeological finds indicate that the Ionians settled on Mikonos in the early part of the 11th century BC. More recent discoveries have uncovered remnants from the Neolithic Kares tribe dating back to as far as 3000 BC. In Greek mythology Mikonos was the location of the battle between Zeus and the Gigantes and the island was named in honor of Apollo's grandson Mykonos. During these ancient times, Mykonos, due to its proximity to the then highly populated island of Delos (situated about 2km away), became very important as a supply island and possibly as a getaway location for Delian citizens.

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  The location of hotel Nazos

in MYKONOS town map.


Mykonos has the liveliest, most abundant, and most varied nightlife in the Aegean. It's a bar hopper's paradise, and you'll enjoy wandering through the maze of streets looking for the right spot -- and looking at everyone else looking. Our suggestions include a few durable favorites and some new places that were popular last year. We've given phone numbers where available; if you dial one of these places and get no reply, don't assume the place is closed: Business might be brisk. Be forewarned: Drinks in Mykonos often cost more than they do in London or New York. Watching the sunset is a popular sport at the sophisticated bars in Little Venice. Kastro (tel. 22890/23-072), near the Paraportiani Church, is famous for classical music and frozen daiquiris. This is a great spot to watch or join handsome young men flirting with each other. If you find it too crowded or tame, sashay along to Le Caprice, which also has a seaside perch; or try Porta (tel. 22890/27-807), a popular gay cruising spot. Montparnasse (tel. 22890/23-719), on the same lane, is cozier, with classical music and Toulouse-Lautrec posters. Veranda (tel. 22890/23-290), in an old mansion overlooking the water with a good view of the windmills, is as relaxing as its name implies. Galeraki (tel. 22890/27-118) has a wide variety of exotic cocktails (and customers); the in-house art gallery gives this popular spot its name, "Little Gallery." The decibel level is considerably higher along the harbor, where Pierro's (tel. 22890/22-177), popular with gay visitors, rocks all night long to American and European music. Adjacent Icarus is best known for its drag shows. The Anchor plays blues, jazz, and classic rock for its 30-something clients, as does Argo. Stavros Irish Bar and Scandinavian Bar-Disco draw customers from Ireland, Scandinavia and, quite possibly, as far away as Antarctica. If you'd like to sample Greek music and dancing, try Thalami (tel. 22890/23-291), a small club underneath the town hall. If you'd like to relax at a movie, head for Cinemanto (tel. 22890/27-190), which shows films nightly around 9pm. Many films are American; most Greek films have English subtitles. How much are you going to spend going out on the town for a drink or two in Mykonos? As little as 10 ($13) -- and after that, the sky really is the limit! If you're visiting between July and September, find out what's happening at Anemo Theatre (tel. 22890/23-944), an outdoor venue for the performing arts in a garden in Rohari, just above town. A wide variety of concerts, performances, and talks are usually planned. Most travellers start their voyage to Mikonos from Athens either by plane or ferry. There are between 3 and 16 flights per day (duration: 40 minutes) from Athens with domestic airlines ranging in price according to season. Note: flying to Mykonos is a reliable option because ferries often are cancelled due to windy weather! But allow extra time, even when flying, 2 days or possibly more, because of the Meltemi Winds in July and August. If the flight back to your home country or your next destination is able to take off and you miss it, you may just be stuck in Mykonos - which isn't all that bad. From Pireaus (Athens), ferries leave 3 per day in the summer and daily in the winter (they also stop in Andros or Tinos. Duration: about 6 hours. Price: 18-28 Euros one way. There are also Hydrofoil/Catamaran ferries that cost about 40 Euros one way, but have high wind restrictions (don't take them if you get seasick easily!!) From Rafina, there are also ferry boats, twice daily in summer, daily in the winter. From Mikonos you can visit some of the Aegean islands including Crete, Rhodes, Ios, Samos, Mitilini, Santorini, and Iraklio. Also, consider hopping to Turkey from Mikonos via Rhodes or Samos. How to Get Around
Depending on where you are staying in Myconos, on the popular beaches or in town, there is a great bus system and enough taxis to take you around. You can also rent cars, 4-wheelers and motoscooters. The roads in Mikonos wind around the rocky terrain and are narrow to many foreigners. Travel time from Paradise Beach to Hora is about 20-25 minutes, so driving a motoscooter into town after the beach day partying and drinking has brought tourist vehicle accident fatalities to unfortunate high numbers. The best way to get around the Hora is by foot. Get lost in the cubic white maze and narrow walkways of town adorned with beautiful balconies and flowers hanging from the top.
Local Services

Along the harbour, there are Alpha, Ergo and many other banks situated near each other. There are also private doctors, a small hospital and medical clinics in the Hora. Tourist offices are found in many of the narrow pathways of town and three major internet cafes, one by the bus station, harbour, and by the windmills.
Local Attractions

Besides the 400 small white-washed chapels that cover Mikonos, there are plenty of local attractions to visit. The most popular destination is the tiny island of Delos, former ancient capital of the Aegean and only a 30 minute water-taxi ride from Hora. The most famous attraction is the four windmills, Kato Myli, situated along the coast of Hora, overlooking Little Venice. This is a great spot for the Mykonos sunsets and captures the essence of the island. Visit the Archaeological museum near Polykandrioti and the white fortress near Little Venice for a classic postcard picture! Things to Do at night Mykonos has the liveliest, most abundant, and most varied nightlife in the Aegean. It's a bar hopper's paradise, and you'll enjoy wandering through the maze of streets looking for the right spot -- and looking at everyone else looking. Our suggestions include a few durable favorites and some new places that were popular last year. We've given phone numbers where available; if you dial one of these places and get no reply, don't assume the place is closed: Business might be brisk. Be forewarned: Drinks in Mykonos often cost more than they do in London or New York. Watching the sunset is a popular sport at the sophisticated bars in Little Venice. Kastro (tel. 22890/23-072), near the Paraportiani Church, is famous for classical music and frozen daiquiris. This is a great spot to watch or join handsome young men flirting with each other. If you find it too crowded or tame, sashay along to Le Caprice, which also has a seaside perch; or try Porta (tel. 22890/27-807), a popular gay cruising spot. Montparnasse (tel. 22890/23-719), on the same lane, is cozier, with classical music and Toulouse-Lautrec posters. Veranda (tel. 22890/23-290), in an old mansion overlooking the water with a good view of the windmills, is as relaxing as its name implies. Galeraki (tel. 22890/27-118) has a wide variety of exotic cocktails (and customers); the in-house art gallery gives this popular spot its name, "Little Gallery." The decibel level is considerably higher along the harbor, where Pierro's (tel. 22890/22-177), popular with gay visitors, rocks all night long to American and European music. Adjacent Icarus is best known for its drag shows. The Anchor plays blues, jazz, and classic rock for its 30-something clients, as does Argo. Stavros Irish Bar and Scandinavian Bar-Disco draw customers from Ireland, Scandinavia and, quite possibly, as far away as Antarctica. If you'd like to sample Greek music and dancing, try Thalami (tel. 22890/23-291), a small club underneath the town hall. If you'd like to relax at a movie, head for Cinemanto (tel. 22890/27-190), which shows films nightly around 9pm. Many films are American; most Greek films have English subtitles. How much are you going to spend going out on the town for a drink or two in Mykonos? As little as 10 ($13) -- and after that, the sky really is the limit! If you're visiting between July and September, find out what's happening at Anemo Theatre (tel. 22890/23-944), an outdoor venue for the performing arts in a garden in Rohari, just above town. A wide variety of concerts, performances, and talks are usually planned.
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