Sail your way through Attica’s coast and islands!
Boasting a wonderful coastline and state-of-the-art marinas just outside Athens, the welcoming waters of the Saronic Gulf and its amazing islands, a stone’s throw away from Piraeus, Attica is nothing short of a sailing paradise, ideal for truly unique sea excursions and cruises. Don’t forget, you are in a country that has the third largest fleet of mega yachts in the world – over 40 metres long – while at the same time, Greek seas are the fourth most popular destination of mega yachts worldwide, according to a recent survey by Knight Frank and Bloomberg.
Prepare for unforgettable cruising, yachting and sailing experiences in Attica, and discover the beauty of this place, in the most fun and delightful way!
The marinas along Attica’s coast are your starting point. This is where you will find most yacht and catamaran charter companies. From the awarded with 5 “Golden Anchors” Flisvos Marina, to Zea Marina in Piraeus, and the marinas in Kalamaki and Alimos, in Agios Kosmas, Lavrio and Astir Marina – Vouliagmeni, the Blue Flag marinas in Attica are ideal departure points for your voyage.
Choices in sea cruisers are plenty and will cover the needs and expectations of the most… demanding sailors and passengers: sailboats or motorboats, yachts, catamarans, motorsailers, traditional cruisers (original or replicas of historical or old boats), rigid inflatable boats, mega yachts, as well as giga yachts. With a length of minimum 7 metres and a capacity of maximum 49 passengers, the available charter vessels in Attica are super modern, luxurious and fully equipped, specially designed to offer you the most beautiful moments on board and ensure a smooth and carefree yachting experience.
For experienced “captains” who have official sailing license or certification, yacht charter companies in Attica provide the possibility of a bareboat charter and fleets that feature sailyachts, motoryachts and catamarans, with a complete range of extra equipment and amenities upon request (kayak, windsurfing etc). Sail along Attica’s coastline and open sail to the islands of the Argosaronic Gulf. Enjoy the freedom and independence that comes with your charter boat, make your own itinerary according to your wishes, stop at the islands of your choice and dive into the crystal waters of Attica!
For those who do not have official sailing qualification, skippered charters are the ideal choice. The skipper will take care of the… technical part of the voyage: handling the main tasks of sailing the boat, navigating the islands and mooring. You will simply relish the cruise, totally carefree and relaxed. Skippered charters give you the flexibility of deciding your destinations and your own sailing route, with the comfort of knowing that an experienced captain is on board to guide you through any rough seas and recommend little unknown gems in the Argosaronic Gulf, hidden beaches and spots of stunning beauty!
Crewed yacht charters in 5 star luxury vessels are the ultimate indulgence on board! Every day a different island, relaxation and comfort, high standard amenities and services, on a cruise that is totally tailor-made to your own wishes!
Half or full day sailing trips along the Attica Riviera, for an unforgettable yachting and sailing experience during your holidays in Attica, with endless fun and diving into the bright blue sea. If you prefer to relax and enjoy your drink on the deck, with a beautiful musical background, the private sunset cruise along Attica’s coastline is what you need! Embark on an experience that is truly exceptional, taking in views and images you will cherish forever!
Full day cruises in the Saronic Gulf, with a single or multiple island destinations, for those who want to spend a day full of sea and swimming, visiting and exploring the majestic nearby islands of Attica. Comfort and gastronomic delights on board, refreshing drinks and sunbathing on the deck, followed by stopping and swimming at the most beautiful spots, carefully selected by the captain who… knows the area well!
The boat will moor at Agia Marina, Souvala or Perdika, and you will dive into the wonderful waters of Aegina, wander in the island’s beautiful main town and visit the Temple of Aphaia.
The duration of each stop depends on the overall… itinerary. We continue to the little island of Moni and Aegina’s little sibling, Agistri for more diving and swimming in the crystal clear waters of the area. While we enjoy the delicious lunch that the yacht crew has prepared for us, the captain sets sail to Poros, where we will explore the picturesque harbour town and take a last swim at the idyllic Love Bay. On our way back to Athens, the magnificent sunset will be escorting us!
What about a unique… island hop on-hop off experience? Specially designed sailing routes and itineraries allow you to enjoy a cruise of up to 7 days, full of island hopping and endless fun in the Argosaronic Gulf! Hop off at the island of your preference, stay as long as you like and continue to the next! The ultimate freedom and flexibility in your summer holidays!
Departing from and returning to Athens, the cruise will take you to Attica’s wonderful islands, each with its own, distinctive character and extraordinary landscapes. Aegina – Agistri – Methana – Poros – Hydra – Spetses: the route is magical and combinations are countless. Imagine lying on sandy beaches, swimming in crystal waters and savouring delicious fish and seafood in picturesque fishing villages. Walk around the islands’ beautiful narrow alleys, marvel at buildings of stunning architecture and historical value and visit monuments, archaeological sites and museums that narrate ancient-old, fascinating stories.
In Attica, cruising, yachting and sailing is not a luxury. It is an affordable experience that gives you the ultimate freedom, privacy and relaxation, while you immerse into the beauty of Attica’s landscapes. Moments and images you will never forget!
For more information, visit:
Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association: http://www.epest.gr/index.php
Greek Marinas Association: https://greek-marinas.gr/en/