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Mykonos Boat Charter

Mykonos Boat Charter

Imagine how perfect it would be to have a Mykonos Boat Charter! Isn’t that the holiday you dream of?
Millions of tourists visit this island and the surrounding islands from all over the world!  The best way to explore is by organizing a Mykonos Boat Charter!

Day 1

Departure from Kalo Livadi Bay.  Going to the lovely Delos Island and Rhenia. Both these historical places make an ideal destination for travelers who wish to learn more about Greek history and archaeology. For instance, Delos Island is famed for its archaeological site, which is culturally significant in many ways. The island used to be one of the most famous Hellenistic sanctuaries and hosted numerous events, including Feast of the Delians, Olympic, and the Pythian Games. Delos was also a major international trading port, and many ancient remains of shipwrecks were found in its deep waters. The island has traces of the oldest civilizations in the Aegean world, and its historic sites convey the image of a great cosmopolitan Mediterranean port. Our next stop is Rhenia Island, a charming island off the coast of Mykonos famed for its beautiful bays and beaches with crystal-clear waters. In the afternoon, we are sailing to the island of Paros where a traditional Greek fishing village called Naoussa is waiting to be discovered. From white-washed  cube houses to dozens of cute fish taverns serving traditional Greek cuisine, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this  fishing village. We will be spending the night in Naussa or Monastiri Bay.

Day 2

In the morning, we set sail to the Koufonissia Islands, also known as the Little Cyclades. Our itinerary also includes a visit to the fantastic Kato Koufonissia for a memorable swim.
A group of small islands in the Aegean Sea, Koufonissia, is a real haven for travelers looking for that perfect paradise island. We will be visiting Ano Koufonissi and Kato Koufonissi, Donoussa, Iraklia, and Schinoussa today, and our guests can look forward to enjoying everything from fabulous beaches with turquoise waters to some of the most excellent examples of Cycladic architecture. For lunch, we recommend paying a visit to the Tavern “Nicholas of Schinoussa” on Schinoussa island, which is famed for its isolated beaches and untouched landscapes.

Day 3

Today, the famous Santorini Island awaits us. This volcanic wonder and a popular tourist destination is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Cyclades. From cruising the bay of Santorini and explore its hot springs to enjoying a lunch stop at places like  “Dimitris Tavern,”  “Katina Tavern” or “ Armeni Tavern” at Armeni bay, there is plenty to look forward to when visiting the island of Santorini. Not to be missed is the Oia village, which is one of the unique villages in Santorini island.

Day 4

Since Santorini offers many attractions and activities, we will stay for another day. We will visit rare black and red sand beaches with our boat charter. Let’s also stay and watch the amazing and famous sunset, until the sun disappears in the horizon. Finally, we will have fun in a unique club creating memories forever! Santorini is one of the most romantic islands in the whole world!

Day 5

On day 5 of our Mykonos boat charter adventure, we are sailing to the Ios Island & Manganari Bay. Beachgoers will instantly fall in love with Manganari bay, a 1 km long sandy beach well-known for the soft golden sand and its crystal-clear waters. Since the bay is secluded and protected from the  Meltemi winds, it offers ideal conditions for swimming and snorkeling. In the afternoon, you can visit the nearby village of Chora and dine at the fabulous  restaurant, Nest Restaurant.  Right before the sunset, we will set sail to the Anti-Paros island and its charming village of Chora, which is famed for its narrow paved streets, dotted with cube whitewashed houses and traditional Cycladic architecture.

Day 6

Also known as the Caribbean of the Aegean Sea, Panteronissia Islands is our next stop, during our Mykonos boat charter travel itinerary. What makes Panteronissia Islands so special are: its unique blue waters, the untouched beauty, and the plethora of opportunities for activities like blissful swimming, snorkeling and watersports! We will be passing by magnificent coves before making our way to the famous Beach House Restaurant of Captain Pipino’s” small tavern.

Day 7

Spend the last day of your Mykonos Greece boat charter adventure exploring the beautiful island of Naxos. From its lively harbor dotted with cute cafes and restaurants to postcard-perfect beaches like Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Mikri Vigla, and Kastraki, there are so many fun activities to enjoy! Kitesurfers can visit Mikri Vigla, while nature lovers can head out to Tragaia, which is famed for its charming valleys.  Not to be missed is the fishing village of Apollon, where many excellent seafood restaurants can be found.
Disembarkation in Mykonos.
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Sardinia Yacht Charter Itinerary

Sardinia Yacht Charter Itinerary

Sardinia is the gem of the Mediterranean and a perfect spot for a yacht charter!

Imagine, post-card perfect white beaches, attractions, sheltered bays, and exquisite Italian cuisine!

From the islands of Madalena to the chic ports of Porto Cervo and Porto Rotondo, Sardinia has a lot to offer while you are on a boat and on a yacht charter!

Let’s discover the land of Sardinia and swim in turquoise, blue waters!

 

Day 1. From Olbia to Tavolara Island

Our journey starts in Olbia, a cute port town well-known for its historic center and palm-lined waterfront. Take a walk through the magnificent Piazza Mercato to find fresh seafood, pay a visit to Museo Archeologico and learn more about the history of Olbia, or enjoy a drink at Piazza Margherita which is the low-key hub of the city.

The first stop on your North East Sardinia yacht charter adventure is the lovely island of Tavolara. Famous for being the smallest kingdom in the world, Tavolara is an island with almost no urban development.

Instead of glamorous 5-star resorts, expect to find a small port and a few restaurants including the iconic Ristorante da Tonino Re di Tavolara. The southern part of the island also known as Tedde Liscia is a true paradise for scuba divers and offers unforgettable underwater sights.

Day 2. Porto Rotondo

The next destination on your yacht charter itinerary is Porto Rotondo, one of the most luxurious vacation spots in Italy and a premium yachting center.

Located in the heart of the chic Costa Smeralda, Porto Rotondo is also well-known for its 5-star dining establishments, trendy nightclubs,  luxury boutiques, and contemporary art galleries.

Snorkelers and divers can visit the lush waters of the Tavolara Marine Protected Area, while nature lovers can enjoy excellent hiking just outside the city.

Our guests who wish to spend some quality time on the beach can head out to Ira, the Sassi beach, Marinella and Punta Volpe. Piazza San Marco is also one of the must-visit spots in Porto Rotondo. For best views of the surrounding area, climb 35 steps to reach the lovely church of San Lorenzo.

Day 3. Porto Cervo

p>Home to the famous Costa Smeralda yacht club which is the playground for the rich and famous, Porto Cervo is the next stop on our Sardinia yacht charter itinerary.

This elegant town is all about glamour, luxury, spectacular beaches, and vibrant nightlife. Lined with 5-star resorts, upscale restaurants, and designer boutiques, the harbor is the center of the action. Surrounded by granite rocks, Piccolo Pevero beach is a small bay that offers ideal conditions for swimming thanks to the shallow sea bottom.

Cala Granu is also an impressive beach, and it is sheltered from the wind. Head out to the Piazzetta of Porto Cervo, a cute square which is surrounded by dozens of nice shops and boutiques. In case you wish to experience Porto Cervo’s vibrant nightlife, we recommend going to Sottovento, Pepero Club, and Phi Beach.

Day 4. Maddalena’s archipelago

On day 4 of our North East Sardinia yacht charter adventure, we are taking you to the magnificent Maddalena’s archipelago.

From protected bays and picturesque coves to rocky granite terrain and ancient ruins, there is plenty to discover in Maddalena’s archipelago.

La Maddalena is the largest city on the island and offers numerous shops and restaurants, as well as fabulous beaches like Cala Francese which is ideal for relaxation and sunbathing. For panoramic views of the glittering Strait of Bonifacio, climb to the top of Guardia Vecchia.

If you wish to be in the center of the action and interact with the locals, the Piazza Umberto I is the place you want to go. We can also visit the fabulous La Maddalena Archipelago National Park where the sea and land meet.  This government protected geological, and marine area consists of islands which can be found in Gallura’s northeastern coast.

Day 5. Bonifacio’s Strait

In the morning, we set the sails towards Bonifacio’s Strait, a charming waterway between the large islands of Corsica to the north and Sardinia to the south. Bonifacio’s Strait actually draws a line between the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Sea of Sardinia.

Thanks to dozens of islets which spread over the marine reserves, Bonifacio’s Strait is an ideal destination for scuba diving. Once you get tired of water activities, we can visit the lovely town of Bonifacio which is situated on the southern coast of Corsica.

Well-known for its medieval citadel and limestone cliffs, Bonifacio is also a great place to stop for dinner and try a unique mixture of French and Corsican cuisine.

Day 6. Cavallo Island

On day 6 of our North East Sardinia charter yacht itinerary, we will be visiting the Cavallo Island. One of the most exclusive islands in the Mediterranean and home to a spectacular coral reef, Cavallo Island is a great place to go scuba diving and discover the marine flora and fauna of the Mediterranean.

You won’t find many tourist resorts here, only a few buildings and the four-star Hôtel & Spa des Pêcheur which offers amazing spa treatments.

Day 7. Caprera Island

Located along the Maddalena archipelago, Caprera is a small and beautiful island where natural beauty is not spoiled by mass tourism. Because of the variety of rare species, this 10-square-mile island has been declared a nature reserve.

You will also notice the magnificent pink granite rocks which add up to the beauty of the island’s shores. Pay a visit to the House of Garibaldi, once a residence of this famous Italian General and now a museum and a memorial chapel.  There is also the Natural Geo-mineral Museum where you will find samples of rocks, fossils, and minerals, as well as the Museum of the Sea, a place that displays various documents and objects related to ancient local culture.

As for the beaches, we recommend visiting the Relitto and Due Mari. The small cove of Cala Coticcio also known as little Tahiti is worth visiting. Our guests who are into scuba diving will be happy to hear that underwater landslides of Fiordino, Cala Inglesi, and Shark Point are extremely good dive sites and are rich in marine fauna. Expect to see many shrimp, snappers, and groupers while diving here.

Day 8. Olbia

We end our yacht charter back in Olbia. To make the most out of your stay, visit the Basilica of St Simplicio, see the prehistoric monuments of Arzachena just outside the city’s gates, or take a tour of Tenute Olbios estate to sample local wines.

Greece Yacht Charter Itinerary – Explore Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos and Sporades

Greece Yacht Charter Itinerary

Skiathos is well-known for its thick pine forest and its numerous hidden bays, Skiathos is a true Greek paradise.

Explore the impressive beach of Lalaria and its turquoise waters, admire the island’s magnificent lagoon, and enjoy local Greek food specialties at one of the many local tavernas.

Skiathos is also well-known for its vibrant nightlife with plenty of beach parties, open-air clubs, and bars. From exploring sea caves on the northern side of Skiathos to jet skiing on Megali Ammos beach, there is plenty to do while visiting the island of Skiathos.

As for the cultural attractions, the House of the Novelist Papadiamantis and the famous Castle of Skiathos are definitely worth checking out. You will also find a couple of woodland areas on the island which is ideal for long hikes.

 

Our Sporades luxury boat adventure takes us to the greenest island in Greece and the most populated island in the Sporades, the lovely Skopelos.

One of the prettiest islands in the Aegean! The coastline here is dotted with dozens of beautiful beaches and secluded bays such as Panormos, Stafilos, Loutraki, and many others. Skopelos was even featured in the popular Mamma Mia movie back in 2008, which explains the growing number of tourists in the last 10 years.

From the magnificent forest which covers over 50% of the island to an array of cozy restaurants and white-washed hillside homes, the island definitely has plenty to offer. Go on a guided tour through the steep streets of Skopelos Old Town, try the traditional plums, honey, and cheese pie! Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling on Panormos beach.

 

Alonissos is one of the less developed islands in the Sporades archipelago, but the array of natural attractions here is simply amazing!

The whole island is part of the National Marine Park where you can see various species of dolphins, gulls, and even monk seals. Patitiri and Palaia Alonissos are the two main towns on the island. Wander the picturesque streets of Chora, the old town of Alonissos, go scuba diving at the Gorgonian Garden and the Blue Cave, and embrace the Greek culture in a local taverna for dinner.

Alonissos is also home to a network of walking routes and picturesque paths which lead through forests and offer spectacular views of the sea.

 

Your captain will take you to Skyros, the largest and the southernmost island in the Sporades. Expect to find a varied landscape of mountains and sea, as well as dozens of stunning beaches with crystal-clear waters such as Molos, Pefkos Beach, Agios Petros, and many others.

The seaside settlement of Acherounes is home to the famous Skyrian ponies that are usually less than 1 meter high. To learn about the culture of the island, pay a visit to the fabulous Manos Faltaits Historical and Folklore Museum.

Skyros Town is the capital of this lovely island, and you will have an opportunity to snap photos of its whitewashed houses and admire the Cycladic architecture. Since the town is built on a hill, it offers fantastic views of the bay. To make the most of your stay, head out to the 13th-century castle and visit a Byzantine monastery and a Venetian dungeon.

7-Day Sailing Itinerary Cyclades – Sailing the Greek Islands

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Are you ready? Let’s begin! Set your sails for Greece!

Greece is one of the wealthiest countries when it comes to history!

It is the country of the sunshine!

Greeks are some of the most welcoming people in Europe! They love celebrating life!

The Greek cuisine is one of the best cuisines in the Mediterranean. Healthy, and reasonably priced.

Greece is a safe country and has a great nightife!

While in the Greek islands, you can find picturesque small ports with whitewashed houses.

The beaches are beautiful. Sand or pebbled beaches that seduce everyone!

Swim in crystal clear waters!

Great site seeing if you like educational traveling.

While sailing in Greece, you have lots of choices as far as it concerns your itinerary.

Today we will talk about the Cyclades group of islands.

We suggest that you arrive in Athens, a couple of days before your embarkation. This will allow you to explore the capital of Greece, Athens! Athens became an important city-state since 500 BC as it was the center for the arts and of philosophy.

Visit Acropolis and the Acropolis museum.

Syntagma square, where you can see the Greek Parliament.

Go to Monastiraki, the ancient market where you will find many interesting shops for jewelry, souvenirs, etc.

Go up to Lycabettus Hill. Take panoramic pictures of the Athens city!

Reserve a nice meal in a restaurant at Plaka where you can find lovely traditional tavernas with live music.

If you have time, visit Cape Sounion, wherein mythology, Agamemnon, the King, committed suicide as his son, returning from the war, forgot to change the black sails… The black sails had a meaning. That his son died in the war. The forgot to replace the sails with the white ones… and his father could not imagine his life without him.

Take the metro while in Athens. One of the most impressive metro stations in Europe. In 8 stations they have incorporated display spaces for the artifacts they have discovered while building the metro.

And the day comes when your charter begins!

We will arrange a transfer for you, to the marina.

Your Cyclades itinerary would be like:

Day 1

Your first stop is the island of Kea. Kea is a picturesque island. On the South side of Nikolaos Bay which was a pirate stronghold in the 13th century, you visit the port of Korissia. There are remains of the ancient town walls and sanctuary of Appollo.

The famous lion carved from the native rock in the 6th BC can be seen just northeast of the island. Another highlight is Vourkari, a small bay with many traditional tavernas, shops, and bars.

Day 2.

Next stop is Mykonos. The most popular island of the Cyclades. Famous from the international jet set visitors and the celebrating atmosphere. Extremely active nightlife in combination with beautiful beaches, restaurants, shops. Don’t forget to organize a day tour on Delos island.

Day 3.

The next stop could be Paros. Only 27 miles away from Mykonos.

Visit Paroikia Bay, Naoussa which in Roman times was the island’s main port, and Marmara Bay. Paros is also known for the ideal conditions for windsurfing.

Day 4.

Next stop, Ios.

The island of the youth. Famous for the vivid nightlife with an uncountable number of bars, cafes, clubs, and restaurants. Visit the main port with the domed church built in the 17th century and swim in the crystal waters of the island. The beaches all around are amazing!

Day 5. Santorini only 30 miles away from Ios.

Famous island, worldwide. The volcano, the great wines, the local cuisine but most of all the villages built on the cliffs, offering breathtaking views over the submerged volcano.

Here you can see beaches with black, red or white sand. Fabulous restaurants, spas, and shops!

Day 6. Sifnos 57 miles from Santorini

Here you can have the most beautiful anchorages! The medieval village of the Kastro but also the bays of Faros, Vathi, Plati Yialos are worth exploring. And the waters? You will swim in turquoise waters that will stay in your memory forever!

Day 7. Serifos

Well known for its excellent cuisine and relaxed atmosphere. Tourlos, the highest point of the island, has 483 meters height.

Day 8. Kythnos.

An unspoiled island. Many beautiful anchorages and amazing beaches. A perfect area to be protected by the winds.

Disembarkation in Athens.

Greece is magic… this country will fulfill and exceed all your expectations!

Don’t forget to learn a couple of words before you arrive in Greece! Something like

K-A-L-I-M-E-R-A which means GOOD MORNING!

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