Cyclades cruises and yacht charter
The most famous island group in the Aegean Sea comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world!
Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in white and blue, traditional lifestyle, folk music, warm, hospitable people and barren landscapes with isolated chapels turn a trip to the Cyclades into a lifetime experience. Millions of Greek and foreign visitors come to the Cyclades every year to enjoy the dazzling light and the crystal blue waters, in the quest of the paradise on earth.
Our trip takes place in the crystal waters of Aegean sea and the Cyclades Islands, giving an opportunity to enjoy the unique beauty of Greek Islands and gain valuable experience in traditions and history
DAY1 ATHENS-MYKONOS 90 MILES
You arrive at the airport and are met by a member of travel agency or the crew that will take you to your yacht. There you met the captain and the crew and are offered welcome drinks and appetizers. After been shown around your yacht by the crew we will begin our cruise. We leave Athens behind and sail to Mykonos. While underway, enjoy the sea breeze and the blue waters of the Aegean with a cocktail from the deck of your yacht. Mykonos is one of the most famous holiday destinations worldwide. It is a cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. The island's landscape is a symphony of blazing bare rock, blinding white peasant architecture and, in contrast to its small size, numerous lacy stretches of the most beautiful sandy beaches, all these accentuated by the wonderful Mediterranean light and set against the deep blue background of the Aegean. Mykonos is world famous for its beautiful golden sandy beaches and transparent waters. There is a beach for every taste and mood. Enjoy its cosmopolitan beaches swimming and playing some water sports from the swim deck of your yacht. The island's port town and capital, is still considered by many as the Greek Saint-Tropez and it never fails to allure the crowds that flood it every year, thanks to its unique character. Around narrow, whitewashed streets there are white cubicle houses clustered, with their tiny balconies, coloured windows and small yards lined by bougainvillea and pots of basilica. There are many little churches and chapels, hidden minuscule piazzas and water wells, as well as the multitude of colourful shops are there to further accent this picturesque setting. Take a stroll around the town exploring it and enjoying the experience. The island is full of nightclubs and boasts the most lively night life in Greece and one of the liveliest in the Mediterranean. Visit any of the clubs for a drink or a cocktail before returning to your yacht.
DAY 2 MYKONOS-PAROS 22 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast we depart cosmopolitan Mykonos and sail towards the island of Paros. Paros is a bustling island and a popular tourist destination of unparalleled beauty. It is an island famous for its beaches with their golden sand and crystal clear blue waters. Enjoy the waters swimming from the swim deck of your yacht, playing water sports and even kitesurfing or windsurfing. The beaches of Chrisi Akti (Golden Beach) on the east coast of the island and the Kolympithres on the northwest coast are especially famous. Enjoy your cocktails and sunbathe on the sun deck of your yacht while taking in the cool breeze of the island and admiring its waters. The island has also been famous for its high quality marble, mined there from antiquity. Explore the town of Parikia. It is of typical Cycladitic architecture with narrow streets and whitewashed houses. It offers a lively waterfront and bustling nightlife with many bars and clubs. Return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner prepared by your chef. Afterwards have a quiet drink on the yacht’s deck enjoying the town’s nightlights or you can relax in the lounge in one of the comfortable couches listening to music or watching a movie on the yacht’s onboard home cinema.
DAY 3 PAROS-SANTORINI 53 MILES
Today we depart Paros and sail to Santorini. While underway, enjoy the Aegean sun, sunbathing on the sun deck and drinking cool refreshing cocktail served by the crew. Santorini (or by its classical name Thira) is one of the most famous island of the Cyclades and the Aegean, renowned for its magnificent and magical sunsets. It offers stunning views of high cliffs and villages of typical neoclassical architecture built on the top. It is also home to the famous volcano of Thira, the explosion of which effectively destroyed the Minoan Civilization. You can enjoy the azure waters from the swim deck of your yacht with some water sports or relax in the Jacuzzi admiring the view of the cliff. Afterwards eat a tasty lunch prepared by your chef and watch a movie in the home cinema. Santorini’s towns have narrow cobblestone streets and whitewashed buildings. Return to your yacht for a luxurious dinner and finally, enjoy an evening drink from the deck of your yacht watching the magical sunset, painting the sky in bright colours.
DAY 4 SANTORINI-PATMOS 78 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast of hot coffee and freshly baked croissants, we depart Santorini and sail to Patmos. Patmos is an island of natural beauty and it is of great importance to the Christian Religion. It is the site where the Apostle John wrote the Book of Revelation, supposedly based on a vision sent to him by Jesus. There is the Monastery of Saint John is built close to the Cave of the Apocalypse, the place where the Book of Revelation was written. Patmos has many bays with crystal clear waters which are natural anchorages. After conferring with your captain you can enjoy the waters with some water sports and swimming from the swim deck of your yacht, or enjoy the sun from the sun deck with appetizers served by the crew. The chef will have prepared a delicious lunch for you to eat by the time you are finished. You can relax in the lounge afterwards watching your favourite movie in the home cinema. You can explore the island’s main town, which has picturesque white houses, paved paths and offers a great view of the Aegean before returning to your yacht for a gourmet dinner and a drink on the deck under the starlit sky.
DAY 5 PATMOS-KOS 47 MILES
We leave Patmos and sail to the nearby island of Kos. Kos is the second most popular tourist destination in the Dodecanese Islands. It has stunning azure waters and lush vegetation. You can enjoy the golden sandy beaches from the swim deck of your yacht, swimming and playing some water sports. Admire the view of the island and the Aegean while drinking cool cocktails and sunbathing on the sun deck. Some of the beaches are secluded so if your captain permits it, you can anchor in any of these and enjoy your swim in this quiet paradise. The chef will prepare a lunch of traditional Greek cuisine for you to taste when you finish your swim. Relax with the comforts of your yacht. The island’s main town is bustling with cafes and bars and has an intense nightlife. Explore it and visit the churches and the castle or return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner and a drink on the deck while listening to your favourite music.
DAY 6 KOS-SIMI 40 MILES
We depart Kos and sail to the island of Symi. Symi is a small island of the Dodecanese which offers impressive vistas. The beaches of the island are small but relaxing, with crystal clear azure waters. Enjoy the views of the quiet beaches with their azure waters and high hills rising behind them while relaxing in the Jacuzzi and drinking cocktails served by the crew. The most impressive spot of Symi is the port. On the hill slopes above the port, there are elegant stone mansions that create a fabulous scene. From any corner of the town, visitors get breathtaking view to the Aegean Sea. Return to your yacht for a luxurious dinner and a cool drink or cocktail in the lounge.
DAY 7 SIMI-RODOS 22 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast we leave Symi and sail to the island of Rhodes, the largest and most popular of the Dodecanese. It is also known as “The Island of the Knights”, because during the medieval period it was ruled by the Order of the Knights St. John, a Knightly Crusader Military Order. Due to its large size, you can find many fabulous beaches suited for all preferences. The beaches of Prassonissi and Theologos are famous for windsurfing and kite surfing. Enjoy the azure waters from the swim deck of your yacht, with water sports and windsurfing or relax on the sun deck, sunbathing and drinking a refreshing cocktail. You can enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the chef soon afterwards, with many dishes of traditional Greek cuisine. Afterwards relax on the lounge. The town of Rhodes is the largest and most important of the Dodecanese Islands. In Ancient Times, the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World stood here. Now it has impressive walls and castles, built during the Medieval Times by the Order of the Knights of St. John. It has picturesque narrow streets, of medieval architecture and many landmarks. It also has a bustling nightlife with many bars and clubs. Visit any of them to enjoy yourself with a drink, or return to your yacht, to enjoy a gourmet dinner and a quiet drink. You can take your drink on the deck while admiring the Medieval Walls, constructed by Christian knights, lighted splendidly during the night.
DAY 8 RODOS-AGIOS NIKOLAOS 150 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast we depart the Island of the Knights and sail southwards towards Crete. We will anchor at Agio Nikolaos, a town in the eastern part of the island. It is a tourist town; it has nice beaches with impressive views inland. You can enjoy the waters from the swim deck of your yacht or relax in the Jacuzzi with the sun warming your face. The crew will serve you cool cocktails if it gets too hot for you. The chef will have a delicious lunch to fit your tastes. Eat while admiring the view of the Cretan shores. You can relax on the deck afterwards enjoying the summer sun. Take a stroll around the town and enjoy the lively waterfront before returning to your yacht for a luxurious dinner and a quiet drink.
DAY 9 AGIOS NIKOLAOS-HERAKLEIO 43 MILES
Today we depart Agios Nikolaos and sail across the Cretan shores westwards towards Heraklion. While underway admire the coast with a cocktail. Heraklion in the main city of the island and a transportation hub with many landmarks and historical sites. It has some beautiful beaches with golden sand and azure waters. You can enjoy them from the swim deck of your yacht swimming and playing some water sports. Enjoy the view of the island with some appetizers to warm you up before going to lunch. The delicious lunch will be prepared for you by the chef and will feature dishes of the local cuisine for you to taste. Relax in the lounge afterwards with a movie in the home cinema. Explore the city of Heraklion. Due to its long list of rulers, it has building of Venetian, Ottoman architecture as well as more modern styles. It has a vivid nightlife with many clubs and bars for all tastes. You can have a drink and dance in any of them or return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner. After that you can enjoy a quiet drink listening to your favourite music and watching the old Venetian fort, lighted up beautifully for the night.
DAY 10 HERAKLEIO-RETHYMNO 34 MILES
We depart Heraklio and continue sailing westwards parallel to the Cretan coast. We will soon reach Rethymno. It is a town in the western part of the island. It is noted for its natural beauty and relaxing atmosphere. It is dotted with fabulous beaches, like Bali, Panormos, Adelianos Kampos, Plakias, Agia Galini which are pretty popular. Enjoy their azure waters from the swim deck of your yacht and swim enjoying the view of the inland with towering mountains covered with lush vegetation. You can sunbathe on the sun deck while been offered appetizers of cocktails. Lunch will be served soon afterwards, with delicious dishes prepared by the chef. Relax on the comfortable lounges of your yacht or take a quick nap on your feather beds. You can explore the town of Rethymno. Take a stroll and see the stone paths, the elegant mansions, the lovely arches and certainly the Venetian port. This is the most popular spot of the Town, lined up by delicious taverns and nice cafeterias. Above the town, there is a strong medieval castle called Fortezza. Return to your yacht for a luxurious dinner and cool cocktail on the deck or a quiet night inside the lounge.
DAY 11 RETHYMNO-KYTHIRA 86 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast with hot coffee and warm croissants we leave Crete and sail northwards towards the Peloponnese. We reach the island of Kythira, located just southeast of the Peloponnese. It is a beautiful island, a pure marvel of unparalleled beauty. It has cliffs which offer stunning views and bays with secluded beaches of crystal clear water. The beach of Lagada is especially famous. Enjoy the waters swimming and playing water sports from the swim deck of your yacht or sunbathe while been offered cocktails by the crew on the sun deck. Afterwards you can have a luxurious and delicious lunch prepared by the chef, eating with the background view of the island’s beauty. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the lounge or on the deck or perhaps you would like to view a movie in the home cinema. The island’s town is of distinct neoclassical architecture, with narrow cobblestone streets. The Venetian Castle above it, offers a breathtaking view to the Aegean Sea and the southern coast of the Peloponnese. Return onboard for a luxurious gourmet dinner prepared by your chef. You can finish off the day with drinks or cocktails on the deck under the starlit sky or inside, sitting on the comfortable couches of the lounge listening to your favourite music.
DAY 12 KYTHIRA-MONEMVASIA 43 MILES
Today we depart the island of Kythira and sail to Monemvasia. While underway you can enjoy the view of the Peloponnese’s shoreline, with its quiet nice beaches and lush vegetation. It is a wild beauty worthy of a masterpiece. Take in the view drinking a cool cocktail. We soon arrive in Monemvasia. It is a castle town built during the Medieval Times. The ancient wall still stands towering the beach and protecting the town. The brown-orange cliffs add to the stunning view. There are many blue-water beaches there. After conferring with your captain you can anchor in one of these and enjoy the waters from the swim deck. You can explore the town with the paved streets, the stone mansions and byzantine churches. Return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner prepared by your chef. You can end the day with drinks on the deck under the starlit sky with the night breeze caressing your face or inside in one of the yacht’s comfortable lounges, relaxing on the couches, listening to music or watching a movie.
DAY 13 MONEMVASIA-SPETSES 40 MILES
After a luxurious and rich breakfast with coffee, croissants and cakes, we leave the castle of Monemvasia for Spetses. While underway you can enjoy the yacht’s Jacuzzi drinking refreshing cocktails served by the crew. We arrive in the island of Spetses. The island is full of beautiful beaches with blue waters and lush vegetation behind them. Be sure to swim from the swim deck of your yacht enjoying the view. You can ask your chef to prepare a lunch of traditional Greek cuisine. Enjoy your lunch and enjoy an appetizer watching a movie of your taste afterwards on the yacht’s onboard home cinema. You can visit the town after that. Sit in one of the splendid cafeterias taking in the beautiful elegant stone mansions of the town. Enjoy an evening drink in the town or return back on board for a quiet night on the Sun deck, drinking a refreshing cocktail or a glass of wine under the starlit sky.
DAY 14 SPETSES-HYDRA 18 MILES
Soon we depart for the island of Hydra. While underway enjoy a refreshing cocktail on the Sun deck, taking in the cool breeze of the sea. We arrive in Hydra, one of the most picturesque islands of the Aegean. Hydra boasts beautiful beaches with blue waters. You can enjoy the water swimming and playing some water sports from the swim deck of your yacht. By the time you have finished your bath, the chef would have a tasty and luxurious lunch ready for you. You can enjoy it admiring the view of the green island with its blue waters. For the evening, you can walk in the island’s town admiring the stone mansions, the narrow cobblestoned streets and the secluded squares. Cars are banned on the island so you can enjoy your promenade quietly. You can choose to remain onboard for a luxurious dinner and a quiet drink enjoying the view of the town’s night lights.
RETURN DAY HYDRA-ATHENS 38 MILES
You start your day with a leisurely breakfast. The yacht will depart to return to Athens. As you end your journey you take with you lots of good memories and you say goodbye to the yacht and the crew already planning your next cruise.