Mykonos is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. The island spans an area of 33.0 sq mi and rises to an elevation of 1,119 feet at its highest point. There are over 10,000 inhabitants, most of whom live in the largest town, also named Mykonos, which lies on the west coast.  

Mykonos's nickname is "The Island of the Winds".  Tourism is a major industry and Mykonos is popularly known for its summer party atmosphere. Beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping music. Massive dance clubs attract world-renowned DJs and typically stay open well past dawn.

Iconic landmarks include a row of 16th-century windmills, which sit on a hill above Mykonos town.