When it comes to yacht charter in Greece, one of the most popular sailing locations is Ionian sea. Yacht charter Greece Ionian is in particular popular amongst those seeking leisurely holiday adventure as well as beginner sailors and boat hire enthusiasts who are not keen on strong winds, large swells and considerable tides. These sunseekers are keen on moderate winds, amazing scenery and plenty of time to explore the surroundings or simply to relax and unwind on board of their Greek islands charter yacht.
Finding beautiful beaches, hidden anchorages and privately managed taverns and restaurants amongst numerous historical sites, islands, buildings and architectural gems is what brings many a yacht charter party here. You can rent a 60 ft catamaran, hire a 70 ft charter boat, even book a Sunseeker 28 metre yacht charter boat or your regular bareboat sailing monohull or Lagoon 450 sailing catamaran here most of the time and throughout the yachting seasons.
A typical itinerary would start either on Island of Lefkas or Corfu and cover most interesting areas in the region. With plenty of historic coastal towns, crystal-clear bays and most of all quiet and sandy or at times pebble beaches, your line-of-sight yacht charter Greece Ionian is bound to be a perfect experience. Hit islands such as Paxos, Ithaka or even Zante and Kephalonia, visit the spectacular lagoon at Prevezza and snorkel around emerald green coloured islands of Sivota, which lie just opposite southern shores of Island of Corfu, opposite town of Kavos, by simply jumping into the Ionian straight from the deck of your own crewed charter catamaran in Greece. The Karavostasi beach here is one of the most amazing spots for relaxing while enjoying your yachtcharter in Greek Ionian while Sand Bar Bay is for the active ones who like all day and all-night action too.
Finally, its also all about special local wines and Greek cuisine as fine and delicious as the words that spring to mind when considering a catamaran charter in Greece and in particular yachtcharter Greece Ionian sailing holiday. Combining the sailing yacht charter in Greece with great food and lovely wine can only be enhanced by visiting historical towns and sites or cultural hotspots which are usually filled with architectural gems, splendour palaces, ancient castles and modern museums at times. Ruined Nikopolis is an ancient city near the international airport for example and can be easily visited before or after your embarkation.
Those more adventurous may also consider heading to Milos beach on island of Lefkas for a kite surfing experience where high waves and strong winds tend to be more constant than in other parts of the Greek Ionian.
If you are a first time sailor and have always wondered what is the lure of yacht charter in Greece, visiting Ionian on a hired yacht will certainly answer all your questions. Short sail from anywhere you are, the likelihood is that you will find another amazing spot for swimming, bathing, snorkelling or indeed exploring. Such is a beauty of idyllic town of Parga that you will want to enjoy this quaint Mediterranean sailing harbour for more than a day and a single night. Kryonery beach is where all the beautiful and locals tend to gather, while Piso Kryoneri is what boaters love most, namely the seclusion of a small sandy beach cove where you can spend most of your afternoon, before hitting the local taverns for well deserved meals.
Apart from aforementioned ideas and suggestions for your yacht charter in Greek Ionian, be it on a bareboat charter yacht or more exclusive 60ft catamaran or a 70ft charter boat, you should not miss out on Paxos and its Kipiani beach where fresh fish lunch and subsequent visit to nearby Panagia monastery on a nearby Islet of Panagia can round up your Greece Ionian yacht charter vacation nicely.
Thus, in case you only now need to decide when and for how long you will want your yachting holiday to last we hope this blog has helped you. In that case, the next logical step would be to find the most suitable yacht or crew to accompany you and your party or family, so do not waste much time but send through your charter request and let’s see what happens next. Finding out the price for catamaran charter in Greece or how much is a private charter boat is not that difficult. There is always a deal to be made and best yacht charter prices but also best yachtcharter reviews and service are just around the corner.