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Unmatched for its culinary and partying atmosphere, the Greek island of Mykonos delights epicureans with some of the finest Mediterranean and international cuisine.

As the summer kicks off, the adults-only Once in Mykonos celebrates with new menus that combine Greek and Mediterranean flavors. Gourmands can also enjoy world-class musical performances alongside their meals.

Once in Mykonos: Flavours of the Aegean

Situated on the island’s beautiful southwest coastline, the luxury lifestyle resort celebrates the conviviality and flavours of the Aegean at its fine-dining Infinity Restaurant. 

"Peinirili" bread with prawns "saganaki" - Once in Mykonos
“Peinirili” bread with prawns “saganaki”

Bearing the signature mark of distinguished cuisine, Louis Hotels’ Executive Chef Kyriakos Sotiriou’s menus focus on carefully sourced and refined Mediterranean cuisine while blending it with local notes. Signature dishes include hot and cold meze, grilled meats and seafood and exquisite desserts.

Breakfast at Once in Mykonos
Breakfast buffet at Once In Mykonos

Guests can also enjoy a breakfast buffet with a selection of hot and cold favourites.

Namely, various spreads, eggs, granola, or a selection of cheeses and cured meat, overlooking the iconic Ornos Beach and tranquil ocean vista beyond. 

Fine Dining by the pool

Dining by the pool at Once in Mykonos

Guests can also enjoy a selection of traditional pool-side dishes with a modern twist. As the sun turns to dusk, the space transforms into a night-time hotspot with live music, regular DJ performances and magnetic pool parties.

Previously welcoming the likes of world-renowned songwriter, producer, and artist, Xenia Ghali, Once in Mykonos hosted their first pool party with VIP influencers in June, bringing the heat to Mykonos and Ornos Bay.

Enjoy Creative Cocktails at the Infinity Bar

Cocktails at Once in Mykonos

Against the backdrop of the spectacular Aegean sunsets, the vibrant Infinity Bar serves up theatrical cocktails by a team of creative mixologists.

Guests can expect reinvented classics with a Greek twist. Such as a fresh Greek Mule with Mastiha liqueur. Or, they can indulge in Red Velvet Martinis using homemade cherry red wine. Not to mention the captivating Garden of Eden cocktails, using all-natural fig purée and citrus cordial.

The mixologists at Once in Mykonos have gone above and beyond in creating a selection for all with innovative mocktails. Typical ingredients include fresh mandarin juice, mastic water, agave syrup, and more.  

The Chef’s Vision

Once in Mykonos Executive Chef Kyriakos Sotiriou
Executive Chef Kyriakos Sotiriou

Kyriakos Sotiriou, Executive Chef of Louis Hotels and Deputy President of the Cyprus Chef’s Association has been tasked with overseeing the resort’s acclaimed menu.

Sotiriou brings a wealth of experience. From Michelin and fine dining restaurants to an unparalleled passion for Mediterranean flavors and deep-rooted knowledge of the region’s ingredients, techniques, and cultural heritage.

His vision is to wow diners’ palates with authentic flavors that celebrate the spirit of the Greek island.

From the vibrant colours of the Greek salad to the irresistible aroma of freshly baked halloumi cheese, every bite transports diners to the sun-drenched shores of Greece.  

Enriching experiences at Once in Mykonos

Throughout the 2023 season, guests at Once in Mykonos can choose from a plethora of enriching experiences. All highlighting Mykonos’ rich culture and natural beauty.

Guests can enjoy private yacht charters to the island’s hidden coves and neighbouring islands, Delos and Rineia. Moreover, diving enthusiasts can also discover the sunken remains of Ancient Greece, providing a unique opportunity for exploration and discovery.

Aligned with the holistic philosophy of yoga, Once in Mykonos offers outdoor yoga sessions. Guests can embark on a journey of self-discovery and holistic wellness. 

The Location

Once in Mykonos is a short 10-minute drive from the cosmopolitan Mykonos Town. In addition, it is a 10-minute drive from Mykonos International Airport. Conveniently, it is also a 12-minute drive from the New Port.  

The Hotel

Once home to a prominent businessman and frequented by artists, intellectuals, and people of influence, Once in Mykonos has been reimagined as a 59-key island resort.

Inspired by ancient Greek amphitheatres, the resort expertly combines impressive architecture and classic Cycladic style. A style that is synonymous with the island’s elegant, boho-chic interiors.

For larger groups of friends, the resort offers three Signature Suites and two 2-bedroom villas with private pools. All boasting breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea

Indicative nightly room rates range from 350´€ (low season) to 700€ (high season), for two adults sharing a Panoramic Seaview Room. Book your stay at  


Hotel address: Ornos Beach, Mykonos, Greece, Ornos 846 00, Greece   

Telephone: +30 2289 022100    


Instagram: @onceinmykonos   

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Eleanna is the founder of A Curious Compass and has been blogging since 2013. Her mixed ethnic background has made her curious about the world from a young age. Since her first solo trip at 18, she has visited and lived in many places, like London, Sao Paulo, Paris, and Toronto. Her mission is to inspire people to travel the world in style and get to know the soul of each destination.

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