Greece is one of the top yachting destinations of the world offering visitors an unforgettable charter experience. A country with a fantastic history and breath-taking nature is a paradise that gathers the most luxury yachts of the Mediterranean.
Athens is the capital of Greece and one of the oldest cities of the world. This magnificent ancient place is rich in art and culture and is also home to two UNESCO world heritage sites - Acropolis and Daphni Monastery. Apart from that, Athens provides a unique luxury experience by offering guests the selection of superb restaurants, spas and exclusive shops. GB Corner is a restaurant that serves the capital’s most sophisticated crowd.
Many charterers choose Athens as a port of embarkation and as a starting point for exploring Greece and the heavenly Greek Islands. A private jet terminal situated 20 miles away from the heart of Athens handles the VIP clients arriving from all over the world.
Ionian Islands are traditionally called the Heptanese -"the Seven Islands" and consist of seven stunning main islands: Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Cephalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira. There are many motor and sailing yachts available in that region because of the incredible popularity of this fabulous place, and you’d better plan your charter in advance in order to get the best options.
Corfu is the second-largest (after Cephalonia) and most famous island of the group located to the north. Its fantastic nature with boosting flowers, beautiful olive groves and picture perfect harbours attract the best luxury yacht lovers from all the Mediterranean. Sailing Club Restaurant located in the Old Fortress offers excellent Mediterranean and Greek cuisine and beautiful views of the old town and the port. Only four miles away from wonderful Corfu town there is Gouvia - the largest and finest marina in Greece. Paxos and Antipaxos are the largest islands of a small and peaceful cluster of islands called Paxi.Legend has it, they used to be a part of Corfu until Poseydon torn them apart.
Tranquil and elegant Ithaca is known for being the birthplace of Homer’s Odysseus. It is packed with chic bars and designer shops and considered to be the diamond of the Ionian Islands. Idyllic Zakynthosis also magic: relax on the beach in the morning and enjoy a lively party at night to feel the vibes of this exotic place. Each island of the group is unique and irresistible, so don’t miss a chance to drop the anchor by the shore of each of them.
If you want your dream charter to come true, choose Cyclades as a next cruising destination. Ideally, you will need at least two weeks to explore the major spots of this magnificent group of 220 islands. From picturesque Kos and seducing Syros to never sleeping Mykonos and legendary Santorini – Cyclades are strikingly sublime. Paros is considered to be one of the most beautiful and popular Greek islands. Its traditional villages, such as Naoussa or Parikia, are perfect examples of Cycladic architecture, with charming white houses, cozy streets and adorable churches. It is also known as a perfect wind surfing place, so if you prefer active sports to relaxation on the beach, ask the Captain to berth on Paros. It’s also on its way of becoming the next Mykonos because of its busy nightlife and the wide selection of delightful bars and restaurants.