Sailing Holidays in Greece ? Exploring Various Islands Through Calm Greek Waters

Posted by naleiayachting on August 27th, 2018

Tired of the routine monotonous life? Want to explore something exciting? How about sailing Greece with friends? Sounds interesting right! So what are you waiting for? Call up your friends and plan your sailing holidays in Greece today. But before setting sail you need to know few things to make your sailing experience the most amazing one.

A Brief History of Sailing Greece

King Charles II in 1661 went for sailing on the Thames River for recreational purposes and established that sailing is not just a mode of transport but is a leisure pursuit. Holidaying on yacht has always been associated with luxury, wealth and power but in the past decade the significant fall in the holidaying prices has made it a far more accessible activity for all.

Sailing Greece

Usually from May onwards hundreds of boats and yachts sail the Aegean in Greece, offering holidays with a matchless freedom sense and connection with the nature. The most attractive part of sailing Greece is the Greek archipelago that provides a great playground for the novice as well as experienced sailors. It has innumerable secret coves and beaches that can only be accessed by boats. In addition to that, chartering a yacht lets you discover many other summer activities such as fishing, snorkeling, stand up paddling and a lot more. Few of the advantages that sailing holidays Greece provide are crowd avoidance as well as avoiding the long ferryboat rides.

You can find dozens of companies who provide boats and yachts for rent. Such companies are extremely professional and have a lot of experience and hence they guarantee for a safe, economical and enjoyable holidays for the open hearted group of people who wish to go for such one of a kind experience and mix up with people from different cultures and communities from different corners of the world. The Greek seas and coasts with a lot of advantages have made sailing a much popular activity among the local people as well as for the visitors from all over the world.

Sailing on the calm Greek waters on a chartered yacht lets you encounter many extremely beautiful clusters of islands, anchor in the naturally protected bays of rare beauty, visit many inaccessible beaches and swim safely in the remarkably clear and transparent waters.

Few Stops during Sailing the Greek Waters

Aegina Island

Aegina Island is rich in history. The Temple of Aphaea is the jewel crown of this island that is overlooking it since 2500 years. It is a magnificent illustration of ancient architecture set in a stunning natural forested area along with unbelievable views across the island to the sea. You will feel like travelling back to the ancient Greece.

Poros Island

Poros Island, is a small yet extremely beautiful island that you can see while arriving from the sea.It is even more astonishing when you stroll through the narrow and winding streets up the hill on which it is built. You can also go through a maze of beautifully piled up old houses to reach the hill top to enjoy the beautiful sunset.

Hydra

Hydra, a city offering intimate feeling of remote refuge is a real magic. Going through the streets full of flower pots, little coffee places and pine forests all around makes it undoubtedly the highlight of your trip. And this will be one of the most lovable memories of yours from the sailing holidays in Greece. As there is ban on wheeled vehicles,  so like in old days donkeys are making all the goods transportation. It`s interesting to see!

PalaiaEpidavros

PalaiaEpidavros, a beautiful little village set in lush surroundings offers you  access to an ancient amphitheater which was built in the 4th century BCE and is located in the heart of the forest. This amphitheater has 1400 seats and it is a part of much larger sanctuary. It has incredible acoustics i.e. words whispered from the beaten earth stage can be heard high up among 54 tiers of seats.

Agistri Island

The Agistri Island welcomes you with pure blue waters. Although this island is quite small but it is pollution free and green oasis. Here you can have a relaxing time where you can cook and share meals, enjoy music, enjoy night snorkeling and enjoy being in the wilderness.

This article is written by Naleia Yachting, a registered brand, belonging to Naleia Discovery Travel. They organize affordable one week long sailing holidays where you experience authentic sailing on a 12-16m yacht. To know more visit sailing Greece .

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