At a glance

Duration
9 days
Cost
£2995
Arrival Airport
Athens (ATH)
Air Temp
27°C (81°F)
Water Temp
25°C (77°F)
Camping
5 nights
Hotel
3 nights
Trip Rating
5.0 rating

Overview


As much as we love rafting, spending time on the water, sailing in the Greek Islands is hard to beat. This is relaxing small group adventure at its best. Under the guidance of your skipper, you’ll get to explore some stunning and historic parts of the Sarionic Gulf. Blue warm water, al fresco dining either on board the yacht or in the many local restaurants, this is a fabulous adventure. You’ll be one in a maximum of eight fun loving people plus your skipper who get to crew on the boat and turn your hand to sailing  too. Pull into stunning anchorages, take a swim off the boat and explore the nearby islands. Explore The Acropolis and the Parthenon amongst other sites in Athens and more besides once we are sailing.  If you are a group of 6-8 we can easily arrange alternate dates by arrangement. A perfect holiday for 2 families as well. If you have ever wanted to explore the Greek Islands by sail boat, this could be your next holiday.

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Destination Map & Video


What you will be up to


1

Arrive into Athens International Airport and be greeted by your skipper, who will escort you to your hotel.
Included: Dinner

2

Explore the fascinating city of Athens for the day. With so many sights to see, we can highly recommend a sunset trip to the Acropolis
Included: Breakfast & Dinner

3

We are up early to take the 45 minute drive to Piraeus where we step on board our 45 foot yacht. You’ll get a safety briefing from your skipper and be issued with your cabins before we set sail (wind permitting) to Poros, a wonderful sheltered island.
Included: All meals

4

After a swim and breakfast onboard the yacht, we depart for the gorgeous trip to Hydra. The afternoon is yours to explore this wonderful town and we’ll get to sample one of the many amazing restaurants here.
Included: All meals

5

Today we’ll make our way from Hydra to Porto Cheli, a stunning sheltered bay where we can hike, explore the town and take a swim to cool off.
Included: All Meals

6

Today, we’ll sail from Porto Cheli towards Methana and onto Epidavros where we explore the ancient theatre dating back to the 4th century. Enjoy the amazing moorings here and the many wonderful restaurants.
Included: All meals

7

A built in extra day to give us the flexibility to explore this wonderful area.
Included: All meals

8

Our final day on the water. We’ll sail from Epidavros to Aegina for lunch before heading back to Piraeus for dinner and onto our hotel.
Included: All meals

9

After breakfast, you depart for your flight home.
Included: Breakfast

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Dates & Prices


DatesDuration
Friday 10 July 2020 - Saturday 18 July 20209 days£2995€3450$4195

Flights to Athens, Greece

In order to give you increased flexibility for your vacation please call our UK or US office’s for advice on who to book your flights with. Alternatively, why not use your frequent flyer miles for your adventure? There are many options for your flight to Athens with Swiss, LufthansaBA Aegean or the Low Cost airline, Easyjet. Alternatively we have teamed up with GYT who can provide you with a competitive flight quote by filling out this form on the Water By Nature website. Please ensure you DO NOT book your flights until your trip is CONFIRMED.
We have price and departure information about the following trips in Switzerland (river prices only – flights not included).

In order to secure your place pay your deposit  of £500 per person (USD$750 for U.S. customers).

Please note that prices shown in Euros and USD are indicative only, as they fluctuate. The actual rate payable is always GBP only.

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What you should bring


We find most of our clients have in their posession already what is needed for a river journey. We have broken down here the items into what you’ll need on the river and in camp. An equipment list of what you will require for your adventure will be sent to you prior to your departure.

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Sailing the Greek Isles

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29th July 2019

This was truly a trip of a lifetime! Sailing with Hamish was a wonderful experience. His competence, humor, and knowledge of the area made for a relaxed and fun-filled adventure. We explored coastlines and islands that we would never have seen on our own. The food on board was delicious, and the dinners at local Tavernas was a high point of the trip. The itinerary is well planned with time to explore the Acropolis and museums in Athens before setting sail for the Peloponnese. Once at sea, we swam each day, walked around ancient villages, and had plenty of beautiful days to sail on the Aegean. I fully recommend this trip to anyone interested in exploring Greece by boat. You will be well cared for and will not be disappointed!

Lara Hart

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