Overlooking Ornos Bay in southern Mykonos, Kensho is a boutique hotel with a unique design incorporating natural materials. With its delicious cuisine, fantastic service and stylish rooms, Kensho offers understated luxury at its finest.
Boutique hotel with a trendy design located close to Ornos beach
Dishes at Kensho Restaurant are based on traditional Greek recipes but with a contemporary twist
The majority of rooms have private plunge pools or Jacuzzis
The Bar & Sunset Lounge is home to delicious cocktails, courtesy of Kensho's fantastic mixologist
Located above Ornos Bay, Kensho makes for a peaceful retreat yet is within easy reach of the bustling streets of Mykonos Town and is just a few minutes' walk from the nearby beach. A truly unique hotel, Kensho combines minimalist design with a variety of natural materials.
Each of the 35 rooms and suites at Kensho is uniquely decorated, creating stylish rooms with plenty of character. The natural tones used throughout ensure rooms feel bright and airy, and private balconies in the majority of rooms provide a relaxing outdoor area in addition to the spacious interiors. The contemporary design even stretches to an in-room iPad, complete with the Kensho app, where guests can tune in to Spotify, make dinner reservations or arrange spa treatments.
Dining at the Kensho restaurant is an experience not to be missed, and is a real highlight of any stay here. The menu created by Executive Chef George Stylianoudakis showcases traditional Greek recipes which have been given a modern twist, using local ingredients such as lamb and fresh seafood. Meanwhile at the Bar & Sunset Lounge, the expert mixologist creates signature and tailor-made cocktails which are best enjoyed while taking in the view over Ornos Bay.
For guests looking to relax, the spa at Kensho is the perfect place to do so, complete with complimentary colour therapy loungers, Jacuzzi and tropical rain bed. A variety of treatments are available, from massages and facials to the hammam, while for guests looking to stay active on holiday the fitness centre is open 24 hours a day.
When to visit
Visit the Kensho restaurant and try a selection of traditional Greek dishes with a contemporary twist and creative presentation.
Kensho is located close to Ornos beach, in the south west of Mykonos island. It is approximately a 15-minute drive from Mykonos Town.
It is a 4-hour flight to Mykonos direct with Easyjet or BA from London, otherwise there are scheduled connecting flights via Athens. Kensho is a 15-minute road transfer from Mykonos Airport.
Beach hopping by private yacht
Discover the famous beaches of Mykonos in your very own private yacht. Sit back and relax as you cruise around the island's coastline, stopping off at a handful of pristine beaches which your captain will recommend according to your preferences.
Kayak tour of Mykonos
Discover the island of Mykonos from a whole new perspective as you spend a day sea kayaking in the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea. Away from the island's more crowded areas you'll discover secret coves and hidden beaches waiting to be explored.
Mykonos Town and island tour
Explore the beautiful Mykonos Town with your private guide before discovering all that this unique island has to offer. Visit pristine beaches, quaint villages and traditional churches as you drive around the island.
Naxos and Koufonisia by private boat
Set off on your private boat to visit the island of Naxos, the largest in the Cyclades and home to magnificent scenery alongside its fantastic beaches. During your trip, you'll also have the chance to stop to explore the charming island of Koufonisia.
Paros by private boat
Enjoy a day trip to nearby Paros on board your private boat, cruising through the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean to this picturesque island. Explore charming towns and stop to swim in secluded spots.
Private boat tour to Delos and Rineia
Step on board your private boat and discover the world of Ancient Greek mythology with a visit to Delos island. Said to be the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, this is one of Greece's more important archaeological sites.