CATAMARAN & YACHT CRUISES
A sailing vacation aboard a cruising catamaran or a sailing yacht is a little bit of heaven. Sail, swim, laugh a lot, feel the soft breezes on your face and enjoy the spectacular sunsets and the romance of night skies . Whether it's on one of our rented excellent bareboats, or a fully crewed catamaran with special food and beverages and all the water toys ,it'll be a vacation to remember . The Greek islands are an ideal place for summer holidays and one of the best ways to explore them is to rent a sailing boat , or a catamaran. Even if you are having no sailing experience we can offer you a sailing yacht with a captain and crew . We can offer boats , yachts , catamaran in any sailing destination in Greece, in the Saronic Gulf, the Cyclades , the Ionian sea , the Dodecanese and the Sporades islands .
Here-below find one of the most popular itineraries due to the calm waters of the Saronic Gulf during most of the year and its close distance to Athens , easy to combine with other travel arrangements .
ATHENS - SARONIC GULF ISLANDS
Day 1 Athens
Arrival at Athens airport , warm welcome by our escort and transfer by private taxi service to your accomodation downtown Athens . Optional night tour with a panoramic drive to the illuminated city center . Continue to Plaka area , under Acropolis to a A' class Greek restaurant ( tavern ) for dinner including folk dances , with traditional costumes. Return to the hotel after midnight. Overnight.
Day 2 Athens
After breakfast , morning tour of the city. You will visit the most important sites such as Panathenaic Stadium, where the 1st Olympic Games ,of the modern era ,were held in 1896 , the Zappion Hall, the Parliament ,the Presidential House ,the Catholic Cathedral, the National Garden , the National Library , the National Academy , the Acropolis and the Museum. Return to the Hotel . Afternoon transfer to Kalamaki marina for your embarkation to the sailing yacht or catamaran. Overnight on board.
Day 3 Cruising to Methana
Breakfast on board . Sailing to Methana - 25 n.m. away from Athens. Methana lies on the NE side of the Peloponnese and its known well for its volcano(still active) and springs . Volcanic spa available in town at extra cost. Time for snorkelling , swimming . Free time at Methana city . Lunch and dinner on your own expenses at a local restaurant . Overnight on board.
Day 4 Cruising to Hydra
Breakfast on board. Sailing to Hydra - 16 n.m. away. Hydra is one of the most cosmopolitan, glorious and beautiful islands in Greece. Offers tranquility and relaxation , entertainment all day long and intensive night life. Lunch and dinner on your own expenses at a local restaurant . Overnight on board.
Day 5 Cruising to Spetses
Breakfast on board. Sailing to Spetses - 16 n.m. away. Spetses is also cosmopolitan and glorious as Hydra and still very popular to the Greek and International jetset. Every summer members of the European royal families are walking around the city . Lunch and dinner on your own at a local restaurant . Overnight on board .
Day 6 Cruising to Poros
Breakfast on board. Sailing to Poros - 32 n.m. away. Poros is the island of peace, romance and jauntiness. The whole bay of Poros is delightful with pine and cypress trees making it one of the most beautiful yacht entries to an island in Greece. We will anchor in one of the most prettiest spots in Poros , Neorion. Lunch and dinner on your own expenses at a local restaurant . Overnight on board.
Day 7 Cruising to Aegina
Breakfast on board . Sailing to Aegina - 13 n.m. away . Aegina is the largest of all we have visited and it's well known for the Temple of Aphaia , St. Nektarios Greek orthodox monastery and its pistachio trees . There are horse carriages at the port available to show around the city of Aegina at an extra cost. Lunch and dinner on your own expenses at local restaurants. Overnight on board.
Day 8 Cruising to Piraeus / Athens
Breakfast on board . Arrival at Kalamaki marina early in the morning . Disembarkation and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.