Due to their closeness to Athens and the natural beauty, the Saronic islands are very popular for summer holidays and weekend breaks. Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses have developed a lot in tourism over the last years, while Agistri is not that famous but remains a true gem to explore.
The crystal water, the relaxing atmosphere and the long history are the most distinctive characteristics of Saronic Greece, which have a different character each. Poros is great for sailing, Hydra has amazing architecture, Spetses stands out for the elegant mansions and Aegina is ideal for family vacations. The islands of the Saronic Gulf are easily accessible from Athens, which is why they get very popular in weekends and short breaks. They differ much one from the other but most of all they distinguish for their picturesque architecture, relaxing atmosphere and lovely beaches. Discover: Aegina, Agistri, Hydra, Poros and Spetses.
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You are met by a representative on the airport and are taken to your yacht. After meeting the captain and the crew you are offered a welcome drink and are shown around the yacht. We depart for Poros. Poros is a beautiful picturesque coastal town with crystal-clear waters and lush green scenery around it. Swim from the swim deck of your yacht while enjoying the view of the pine trees. You can either play some water sports or sunbathe on the sun deck while you are offered cocktails. After your bath, the chef will have a lunch of traditional Greek cuisine or with dishes of your choice prepared for you. Relax in the lounge or outside on the deck, enjoying the sea’s cool breeze. You can explore the town with its mansions and cobblestone streets. The architecture is really interesting. Return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner and then a drink on the deck watching the town’s nightlights.
DAY 2 POROS-HYDRA 10 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.
DAY 3 HYDRA-SPETSES 18 MILES
After a luxurious and rich breakfast with coffee, croissants and cakes, we leave Hydra 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 4 SPETSES-NAFPLION
We depart Spetses and sail to Nafplio. While underway you can enjoy the beautiful Peloponnesian coastline from the deck of your yacht with a cool drink. We arrive in the bay of Nafplio. It is one of the most beautiful towns in the Peloponnese. It has impressive sandy beaches with blue waters right under the cliffs. You can swim in these from the swim deck of your yacht playing some water sports. Relax in the Jacuzzi while the crew offers you cool cocktails. The town of Nafplio has some impressive castles built by the Venetians. It was also the first capital of the Modern Greek state. It has narrow streets and some beautiful squares. Explore the town before returning to your yacht for a gourmet dinner prepared by the chef. You can finish the night having a drink on the deck while enjoying the view of the lighted castles and the town.
DAY 5 NAFPLION-TOLO-PORTO HELI 34 MILES
Today we leave behind the town of Nafplio and sail to nearby Porto Heli. Before we reach it we make a stop at Tolo. Tolo is a small village on the Peloponnese. It has a stunning bay with crystal-clear waters surrounded by mountains. It is an impressive refuge. You can anchor in the bay and enjoy the waters with some water sports from the swim deck of your yacht. After your swim, a rich and tasty lunch will be prepared for you by the chef. While you eat we will sail to Porto Heli. It is a bustling town and a popular destination for tourists and yachts. Explore the town with its many sites before returning on board for a luxurious dinner. You can finish the day on the comfortable couches of the lounge with cool drinks or outside with cocktails enjoying the night’s cool breeze.
DAY 6 PORTO HELI-ERMIONI 18 MILES
After a leisurely breakfast with hot coffee and freshly baked croissants we depart Porto Heli and sail to the town of Ermioni. Ermioni is a small coastal town in the Peloponnese shorelines. It offers stunning views with crystal-clear waters and lush vegetation and trees. Enjoy the waters from the swim deck of your yacht or drink a refreshing cocktail while sunbathing on the sun deck. Afterwards a rich and luxurious lunch will be ready for you, prepared by your chef. You can take a nice afternoon nap in your comfortable bedrooms or watch a movie in the onboard home cinema. Visit the town which offers a lively waterfront and a stunning marina. Return to your yacht for a quiet gourmet dinner and drinks before retiring to your warm bedrooms.
DAY 7 ERMIONI-METHANA-AEGINA
We depart Ermioni and cruise towards Aegina. While underway, enjoy the sun sunbathing on the sun deck of your yacht while the crew offers you drinks or you can relax in the Jacuzzi. We will make a stop at Methana. It is a small coastal town on the Peloponnese. It is situated on a volcanic peninsula. Enjoy your cocktail admiring the tall green volcano or swim in the blue waters from the deck of your yacht. We leave sail again for Aegina, a large island in the Saronic Gulf. It is a beautiful place, with lively towns and a popular destination for tourists. It has crystal azure waters and beautiful beaches. After conferring with your captain you can anchor in one of these to enjoy the water with some swimming and water sports from the swim deck of your yacht. Lunch will be served soon after that, prepared by your chef. You can relax in the lounge afterwards or watch a movie in the home cinema. Explore the island’s towns and see its beautiful churches of byzantine architecture. Return to your yacht for a gourmet dinner and quiet drinks on the deck under the starlit sky.
RETURN DAY AEGINA-ATHENS 18 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.