Iconic sea views

The Hotel Manoulas location is in the idyllic bay of Agios Ioannis directly across the ancient islands of Rinia and Delos.

Cinematic beauty

Paradise found at the Hotel Manoulas location

The Hotel Manoulas location is in the idyllic bay of Agios Ioannis directly across the ancient islands of Rinia and Delos. Just four kilometres from Mykonos Town and 3 km from the airport, it offers fast and easy access to the island’s main hubs, but it’s safely removed from the buzz and hubbub, offering relaxation and serenity in spades. The hotel leads onto a charming sandy beach – the filming location of the hit movie Shirley Valentine – with views of the sparkling Aegean and Delos, the sacred isle of antiquity and the birthplace of the divine twins Artemis and Apollo. Amble down to the beach for a delicious bite of cosmopolitan island life – Pyli restaurant is one of Mykonos’ premier meeting and foodie spots. Test your prowess in water sports – from surf to sup or any other adrenaline-filled option Or simply relax, unwind and catch the sunset for which Agios Ioannis is famed.

Shirley Valentine Movie

The place Shirley Valentine movie filmed.

Agios Ioannis, Mykonos otherwise known as the ‘Shirley Valentine’ beach. The famous film of Shirley Valentine, directed by Lewis Gilbert in 1989, was a wonderful romantic comedy, detailing the life and adventures of Shirley Valentine, from Liverpool to Mykonos Greece. The hotel where Shirley stayed was the Manoulas Beach – scenes fimed in restaurant, room , halls etc.

The Cafe on the beach where Shirley watches the sun, meets her Greek and later working there is just down at the water edge from the Manoulas Hotel.

Location information

Distances:

  • Mykonos Town (Chora): 4.6km
  • Airport: 5km
  • New Port: 7.6km

How To Get Here:

  • Piraeus port, tel.: +30 210 422-6000-04
  • Rafina port, tel.: +30 22940 22300 & +30 22940 22487
  • Athens International Airport, tel.: +30 210 353-0000

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