Join tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world for the annual XLSIOR festival in Mykonos, Greece. The best DJs in the world, the most beautiful Mediterranean beaches, and the hottest guys come together on this serence Grecian capital of GAY vibrancy and pride. Spend the days at the beach and the nights partying on the dance floor.
No other place in the world loves the proud gay community as much as Mykonos. From its early years of glory, this “island of the winds” showed an unprecedented openness to its audience’s sexual orientation, and for this reason Mykonos became one of the world’s premiere gay destinations. Take the XLSIOR annual gay festival, which will take place this year between August 23rd – 30th, attracting tens of thousands of visitors – who will not only have the time of their lives, but will swim in the serene beautiful waters, fall in love and discover a vast array of gay friendly sites for accommodation, food and drink.
OUTstanding Travel makes celebrating your Pride as seamless as possible, from accommodations at the best hotels on the Island and reservations at the trendiest restaurants to ensuring your entry to the most exclusive parties and fabulous events taking place during XLSIOR 2017. Avoid the hassles of limited vacancies and sold out soirees and come feel the Gay Vibe of Mykonos with OUTstanding Travel and experience XLSIOR Festival the right way, the OUTstanding way.
Day 1 - Mykonos, Greece, Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Welcome to Mykonos! Upon arrival at Mykonos Airport, you will be greeted by our OUTstanding Travel Representative, who will assist you with your baggage and escort you to transfer to your hotel for the first of many overnights in one of the most fabulous islands on Earth! Mykonos is a world hub and capital of gay vibrancy and pride, a paradise combining golden beaches with a world-class nightlife, incredible culture and cuisine, and beautiful architecture, as seen in its breathtaking snow-white seaside structures.
Enjoy sunset drinks at the famous JackieO’ Bar (First drink included).
Let the FUN begin!!! XLSIOR Grand Opening Party will start this festival the right way, with world class DJs, heart pumping music, and the hottest men from all over the world dancing together (TBA).
Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 2 - Mykonos, Greece, Thursday, August 24, 2017
Mykonos is known for being one of the Islands with the best beaches in the world. Here you can soak up the sun on its fabulous beaches and feel free to relax and enjoy yourself. Enjoy XLSIOR Beach party together with thousands of tourists from around the world, dancing the day away to the best music of the world class DJs, while making new friends along the way. As they say at XLSIOR, "There is no such thing as a stranger, it’s only friends that you are yet to meet."
And don't forget, this dance and music festival boast two parties each and every day, so after dinner make your way to the night party for hours and hours of fun, drinking, and partying hard.
Day 3 - Mykonos, Greece, Friday, August 25, 2017
Dream the perfect vacation, except now have the opportunity to experience it in reality. Wake up early and watch the sun rise over the clear beautiful waters, or after a long night of partying, sleep in late and enjoy a lazy day roaming Mykonos’ quaint alleyways, exploring its shops and markets. After a delicious lunch at one of the island’s amazing cafes or restaurants, head on over to the beach for some late sunbathing, and maybe even take a dip in the ocean before heading on back to your hotel to get ready for the weekend and another night of fun - dancing, partying, and drinking the night away.
Day 4 - Mykonos, Greece, Saturday, August 26, 2017
After a delicious Greek breakfast take some leisure time to relax at the hotel pool or get acquainted with the town reflecting Greek authenticity combined with upscale elegance.
Stop by the day's party and have some midday fun or head over to one of the island's serenely beautiful beaches and spend the day under the Mediterranean sun and in the sparkling waters.
Have a nice dinner and a couple of cocktails in one of the lively bars that the town has to offer before making your way to the next party, and as the sun sets and the night gets darker the music only gets louder and the party only gets wilder.
Day 5 - Mykonos, Greece, Sunday, August 27, 2017
Start sunday right and enjoy breakfast at your hotel followed by a quicky dip in the pool and a stroll by the beautiful waters. Find your way to one of the island's amazing beaches, such as Kaparis beach or Elia beach. Relax the day away and just glance upon the gleaming waters until sunset and then head on backs for the night's party, where the music never gets old and the dancing only gets crazier.
Day 6 - Delos Tour, Monday, August 28, 2017
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel get ready for a morning tour of one of the most important mythological, historical and archeological sites in Greece.
You will be taken to the old port and after arrive at Delos after enjoying a 30 minute boat ride. This Island is believed to be the renowned birthplace of Artemis and Apollo and also a trading and religious center of antiquity. Our English speaking guide will introduce you to this magnificent open air museum while explain every single detail and answering all your questions.
The cruise ends midafternoon as you return back to Mykonos and have the rest of the day at your leisure. Wander around the town of Mykonos for some shopping in one of its many designer shops and boutiques, or relax at one of the lovelywaterfront cafes.
At night hit up the beachfront party and dance to your heart's desire and enjoy the music all night long.
Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 7 - Mykonos, Greece, Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Your last full day in Mykonos, so you better make it worth it.
Dont miss the party happening under the blazing sun and next to the shining waters. The music and dancing will transport you, making you never want to leave this dance party like no other, and the last one of the festival in the light of day.
Take a last trip to the amazing beaches and to the quaint seaside shops, restaurants, and cafes, or just spend the entire day partying, getting in as much as you can.
At night experience the greatest party of the year as Xlsior 2017 comes to a close with the ultimate dance party with the best DJs, most amazing music, the craziest dancing, and the hottest guys from all around the world, in one place, on one dance floor.
Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 8 - Departure, Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Following breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Mykonos Airport for your flight back home taking with you everlasting memories of Mykonos, and a great tan too!
Goodbye and Antío and see you soon!
Select from 3 different Mykonos hotel options.
Royal Myconian Hotel, Mykonos
Royal Myconian Hotel & Thalasso Center is among the leading luxury hotels in Mykonos. Set in a secluded bay near Mykonos Town, overlooking its own sandy beach offering a serene and sophisticated escape. Overlooking its private sandy beach, the luxurious Royal Myconian Resort boasts elegant rooms with spectacular views of the Aegean and extensive spa facilities. Guests are offered a free thalassotherapy session each day.
The elegant guest rooms at the Royal Myconian Resort have seating areas, LCD TVs and DVD/CD players, while rooms and suites with private pools or hot tub are also available. Maid service is provided twice each day.
A rich buffet breakfast is served each morning at Elia Restaurant. Ambrosia a la carte restaurant proposes fine Mediterranean flavours and offers breathtaking views of the pools and the sea. Refreshing cocktails are served at the 3 on-site bars dotted around the pools.
Royal Myconian Hotel in Mykonos (Deluxe room)
Double Occupancy: from €2,220 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €4,015 EUR
Ilio Maris Hotel, Mykonos
Ilio Maris Hotel is 2 minutes walk from the beach. With magnificent views over the sea and the famous windmills of Mykonos Town, Ilio Maris boasts elegant guestrooms with Wi-Fi and 32’’ TV and quick access to the beaches by bus.
Guests can take a dip at the Ilio Maris swimming pool and enjoy the lovely sunset view over the Aegean Sea. Cocktails are available at the pool bar and plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas are provided.
The elegantly refurbished guest rooms at Ilio Maris have spacious balconies or terraces, most with sea views.
At the 24-hour reception desk guests can always find tourist information and tickets for trips to Delos. Private cruises, car and bike rental, as well as transfer service can be arranged on request.
Ilio Maris is located on the border of Mykonos Town, close to the taxi and bus terminals, allowing easy access to the cosmopolitan town, as well as to the beautiful sandy beaches Paradise, Paranga, Psarou and Platis Yialos.
Ilio Maris Hotel in Mykonos (Standard room)
Double Occupancy: from €1,775 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €2,130 EUR
Vanilla Hotel, Mykonos
Vanilla is a small elegant hotel located at Ornos beach in Mykonos island. Fully renovated and redecorated in 2008, Vanilla hotel consists of 25 rooms surrounding the swimming pool.
The hotel is located 100 meters away from the beach, while the bus station to Mykonos town is just 50 meters away from the hotel. The sandy beach of Ornos, at the inlet of the homonymous bay, faces the south and thus is very well protected from the strong northern summer winds (known as “meltemia”).
It is found at the end of the new road Tourlos – Ornos, 2,5 klm far from Mykonos Town, at the south.
Hotel Facilities: Swimming Pool • Pool Bar • Jacuzzi • Internet Corner • Satellite TV • Buffet Breakfast • Laundry Service • Excursions • Car Rental.
Standard Room: Spacious room, elegantly furnished with garden view.
Vanilla Hotel in Mykonos (Standard Room)
Double Occupancy: from €1,490 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €2,560 EUR