Is there a greater experience in life than sailing between the gorgeous Greek Isles? We don’t think so. There are so many fabulous locations and deep, beautiful seas to travel across that to visit even some of the below is a dream come true.
Of course there is no such thing as one ‘best’ Greek Islands to visit. But you cannot go too far wrong with the absolutely stunning islands of Santorini. Be it the picturesque coast line, the fantastic wineries or the incomparable views, Santorini is made for sailing. Filled with a rich tapestry of history and luxury this islands is fast becoming a favourite for all who travel there.
If the heavenly Santorini isn’t exactly what you are looking for then try to make your way over the crystal seas on your luxury charter yacht to the equally stunning but less busy Amorgos. Left a little quieter by emigration the island is unspoilt in its scenery and filled with history of the Minoan and Hellenistic times. Among ancient city ruins and sheltered bays (Kalofana and Katapola bay are particular favourites) Amorgos offers so much to those in the know.
Ithaca, near to the largest Ionian island of Kefalonia, offers much of the same beauty. Its fabulous bays and turquoise seas offer a marvellous adventure for yacht charters. See towns nestled on hilltops and glorious coastline. Ithaca should always be on your itinerary.
An equally beautifully rugged island is that of Paros. Three deep inland bays provide perfect bases for a luxury yacht charter. In the west, the sheltered Paroikia Bay with the island’s capital serves as the main sailing port. Along the coast there are fantastic sandy beaches and glorious coves. If being immersed in nature is what you’re in need of then Paros may just be the perfect island for you.
Laying between the Saronic Gulf and Argolic Gulf is the Hydra Gulf. It’s one of the more popular areas for yacht charters in Greece and because of this all of the amenities of a tourist trade are offered including shopping and pottery. It is welcome relief from the farming villages of other islands and whilst you sleep in the comfort of your yacht, rocked by the gentle waves, you can rest happy knowing you have the souvenir you just had to get.
Mykonos holds more of the excitement and nightlife than most of the previously mentioned Greek islands. Cavo Paradiso is home to some of the world’s most renowned DJs and with all that vibrancy comes great drinks, friendly locals and beautiful restaurants. It is a very beloved destination for so many different people, meaning something unique to each of them.
There’s a fantastic company that really knows how to perfect a Greek Islands yacht charter here, and they have some impressive yachts to help make that dream holiday beyond your imagination. Which are the best Greek islands to visit on a charter yacht? All of them, if possible.