What's the weather like in Mykonos in April
It is well into spring in April with the days getting longer and warmer and rainfall still decreasing from the high precipitation experienced in winter.
Average temperatures hover in mid-teens at 15°C and the average high/low temperatures are a low of 11° and a high of 18°C. Days are getting warmer as spring moves into summer and the beach becomes a place to visit for water activities.
Average rainfall has decreased again to a low of 58mm falling over just 5 days. The wet days of winter have been left behind for the drier days of spring. During summer the rainfall drops again to just 10 to 20mm. The chance of seeing a rainy day is low at 13% and the chance of a cloudy or overcast day has dropped to 24%.
Sunshine hours have increased to 10 hours a day towards the summer high of over 12 hours a day. Now is the time of year to explore the island the beaches and outdoor activities.
The chances of a windy day are increasing but this is due to the summer onshore breeze that cools the island in the hottest months.
Sea temperatures are slowing increasing hovering at 16°C as in March and by the end of the month will be heading towards the summer high of 24°C. Still quite cold for swimming but is alright for other water activities.
Mykonos Hotels in April
Opening in April each year for your Mykonos holiday is the Yiannaki Hotel located in Ornos on the western side of the island and is just 200m from the beach. Choose from a superior single, double or triple room, a family room or a superior suite. All rooms have a marble bathroom with toiletries provided, fridge mini bar TV and a private balcony or verandah with unblocked views. There are 4 rates for the hotel. There is a swimming pool with bar, sauna and gymnasium, Aleka's restaurant serving Greek and International cuisine, snack bar, children's playground and a full buffet breakfast. Book an excursion from the front desk, or a massage and rent a car or motorbike.
Located 150m from the Agios Ioannis Beach is the Lithos by Spiro and Flora. Choose from a studio for up to 3 people or a suite for 4 people. All rooms have kitchenette, bathroom and living areas and some have sea views and a balcony or verandah. Rooms are air conditioned and provide toiletries and have a TV, daily room cleaning and room service. Enjoy the swimming pool, pool snack bar, lobby bar and free internet.
Mykonos Beaches for April
It's a fine day and you want to go for a walk along a fabulous beach: the longest sandy beach on Mykonos is Elia Beach. Follow the curve of the coastline as you wander along the sandy beach 10 km from Chora at the village of Elia. There are several bars and taverns along the sea front for a quiet drink or midday meal. Just be warned that some nudists do use this beach.
Another great sandy beach for a walk is Psarou Beach just 5km from Chora. A local bus will take you here if you haven't hired a car or motor bike. For a longer walk you can visit Megali Ammos and then walk south west out to Diakoftis Peninsula.
Bars and Restaurants
A great place open all year is Fokos Taverna located at Fokos Beach. Just follow signs to the beach from Ano Mera and you will find the beach and the tavern. Choose from seasonal salads, appetisers, grilled meat and fish and delectable desserts. All seafood is seasonal and dependent on the weather and conditions but there is usually fresh seafood of some sort for you to enjoy. They have a wine list also.
Avra Restaurant is located in Kalogera Street and is open for lunch and dinner. Choose from a great selection of cold and hot appetisers, salads, and pasta, risotto, meat, chicken and seafood dishes with a range of great homemade desserts. Have a beer or Greek wine with your meal, soft drink, coffee or tea.
Things to do in Mykonos in April
There are many churches that are worth a visit on Mykonos and the Church of Saint George is always open with many lovely icons and paintings. Built in the 15th century it is a small church of Cycladic style with a beautifully carved ceiling.
Another religious place is the Paleokastro Monastery that was a nunnery in the 18th century. There is a gorgeous altar and a huge slab of granite outside that could be an ancient place to worship. The interior has many icons as do most Greek churches.
In the off season when swimming is not the preferred past time you can enjoy a wander through the streets of Mykonos and look at the shops. A great street for shopping is Matoyianni Street with its many boutiques, art galleries, cafes and restaurants and many designer brands available.