Sailing Holidays in Greece
A skippered charter sailing holiday in Greece is the perfect island hopping experience and a great way to explore many Greek islands all in one visit.
A skippered sailing holiday in Greece has so much to offer the adventure traveller it’s little wonder that this mythical corner of the world leaves people longing to return, year on year. Unlike the more known flotilla holidays that have flocked to Greece over the past few decades, our adventure sailing voyages are set to explore the lesser-known tourist hotspots guided every step of the way by our knowledgeable skippers. With over 8000 miles of crystal-clear waters lapping the coastline and over 2000 islands to discover, it’s easy to see why Greece is one of the top holiday destinations in the world.
Offering an abundance of sunshine sailing, waterside tavernas and ancient ruins; the Aegean Sea gives light winds and warm waters making it the perfect combination for those looking to spend more time on the water. Whether you’re an experienced sailor looking for some relaxing sunshine sailing or you’re looking to try a new adventure, our sailing holidays in Greece can be tailored to suit all ages and abilities.
Situated in the centre of Asia, Europe and Africa it’s hardly surprising that Greece is home to the ancient ruins of some of the first recorded civilisations in human history. Steeped in rich heritage and ancient history both onshore and under the water, Greece certainly has something fascinating to capture the adventure traveller at every turn and on every island. Discovering this part of the world under sail is surely the best way to get around and cover ground, beat the crowds and avoid the tourist ferries.
With modern sailing yacht Zorba as your base, you can explore the wilder side to the Greek islands, away from the tourist hustle and bustle. As your floating base, you’ll be able to access islands and coastline only accessible by boat, while enjoying traditional Greek tavernas set beside quaint harbour villages. Forget the iconic nightlife of Mykonos or the crowds on Santorini and let us show you the untouched, traditional side of life in Greece from the water.
Sailing the Saronic Islands
Exploring the Cyclades
Boasting over 220 islands, the Cyclades is one of the top destinations in the world for island sailing and exploration. The main focus of our sailing holidays in the Cyclades will focus on the Lesser Cyclades. A small cluster of islands dotted around the better-known island of Naxos.
Rugged, sun-drenched outcrops of rock, anchored in azure seas and liberally peppered with snow-white villages and blue-domed churches, this is the very best of Greece, with an abundance of ancient archaeological sites and plenty of sandy beaches. Throw in a handful of traditional Greek tavernas and a long list of secret anchorages away from the tourist hustle and bustle, and you really do have the best of Greece’s ample charms.