Greece, with its many gulfs and archipelagos, is considered as a paradise for yachting and can largely fulfill everyone expectations, whether one wants to yacht for pleasure or for sport.
Greece is surrounded by 2 seas, the Aegean Sea and the Ionian Sea, in which are scattered more than 2000 islands and islets. Every island is of unique beauty and charm and everyone will enjoy discovering their beautiful bays only accessible by boat.
Due to its geographical position, Greece and the Greek Islands have mild winters and warm summers, cooled by different kind of seasonal winds.
One of the main attractions of the country is the 13,676km of coastline where one will definitely find the beaches of his dreams. The Greek beaches are not only distinguish for their natural beauty but also for their cleanliness.
While yacht chartering in Greece, you will have the opportunity to visit all the famous beaches and enjoy the various attractions that this amazing country offers with its thousand of islands. Many beaches are situated in the south-east coast of Athens, in the district of Glyfada.
Greece food and wine are famous for their good quality and amazing taste, the most famous are Tsipouro, Ouzo or the Mavrodafni.
The town of Lavrion is located on the tip of the Attiki Peninsula. It is the good starting point to start a yacht charter cruise to visit the famous Cyclades Islands.
The Cyclades islands in Greece are composed of 39 islands of which 24 are inhabited. The most famous of the islands are Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Antiparos, Delos, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Folegandros, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sikinos, Sifnos, Syros and Tinos.
You can also charter a yacht out of Alimos Marina where waters are calmer no matter the weather conditions in the Aegean you will be able to sail to the Saronic Gulf.
Then you will discover the Dodecanese Islands which are located in the southeast part of the Aegean Sea and consist of 12 major islands and a number of smaller islands: Astypalea, Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Kastellorizo, Kos, Patmos, Rhodes, Tilos.
There are also the Ionian Islands further in the Ionian Sea, in the western part of Greece, they are composed of Corfu, Lefkada, Kefalonia, Zakunthos, Ithaca, Paxoi, Kythira and some others.