CYCLADES ISLANDS

Greek island perfection.

The Cyclades are a Greek postcard brought to life. From the blue and white perfection of Santorini to the granite sculptures at Paros, where wind and waves have carved visages out of stone, explore the Cyclades by yacht and discover Greece at its most enticing.


Marvel at the harbour town of Hydra, built amphitheatre-like around the port. sip ouzo at a waterfront tavern on Mykonos. Sail dinghies in Syros. kitesurf in Naxos.

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Lavrio

Agios Georgios

161.86km / 87.4 miles

day 1

Lavrio - Agios Georgios

Lavrio - Agios Georgios

Start your charter

Embark in Lavrio. Once the centre of the silver mining that made Athenian naval fleet the strongest in the world, today Lavrio is the gateway to the Cyclades islands and bustling with tavernas, cafes. Spend a leisurely afternoon settling in to your charter yacht. Overnight anchorage near Agios Georgios.

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Lavrio

Hydra

68.52km / 37 miles

day 2

Lavrio - Hydra

Lavrio - Hydra

Boho charm

Entering Hydra’s amphitheatre-like harbour, where colourful shops and homes rise up from azur waters, is one of the most memorable experiences in all of Greece. A favourite island of the jet set and the international art scene, Hydra still retains its laid-back bohemian feel. Tour its cliffside art galleries, take a tender around the coastline to take its olive groves and vineyards, sip sundowners at the Hydronetta bar, or spend your day cooling off in clear waters.

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Hydra

Santorini

216km / 134.2 miles

day 3

Hydra - Santorini

Hydra - Santorini

Iconic island

Santorini offers one of the most spectacular scenescapes in all of the Mediterranean. Towering cliffs with tiny white houses and blue-domed churches plunge towards clear-blue sea. The island’s spacious beaches are wonderful for relaxing in the sun after a morning of sightseeing, and its restaurants and bars satisfy every taste.


Whatever you look for in your dream Greek island - stunning beaches, ancient culture, a great bar, a romantic escape - you’ll find it in the Cyclades.

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Santorini

Paros

106.6km / 66.2 miles

day 4

Santorini - Paros

Santorini - Paros

Quiet escape

Cruise to Paros and anchor in the Bay of Naoussa, a beautiful quiet beach with semi-private coves to explore. The landscape here is serene and calming, with whitewashed villages, blue churches, soft sandy beaches and quiet fishing villages with tavernas, bars and cafés. Don’t miss the view out to sea from the 771-metre Ágii Pándes.

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Paros

Naxos

19km / 11.8 miles

day 5

Paros - Naxos

Paros - Naxos

get Active

The largest of the Cyclades islands, Naxos is lively, with more tourism than its neighbours. Try your yacht’s kiteboards and windsurfs in the island’s breezes or head to one of its many beaches. For active guests, the hills around Kástro and Boúrgos provide are atmospheric and picturesque, and paths around the Venetian mansions and Byzantine churches take in lovely views.

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Naxos

Syros

58.2km / 36.1 miles

day 6

Naxos - Syros

Naxos - Syros

Sailing retreat

The protected Phoinikas Bay has long drawn sailing yachts of all sizes to Syros, whose calm waters are ideal for swimming and watersports by day and easy tender rides ashore at night. The island offers a pretty port of 19th-century buildings, quiet beaches uncrowded with tourists, and Hermoupolis town, the capital of the Cyclades.

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Syros

Athens

173.9km / 108 miles

day 7

Syros - Athens

Syros - Athens

Go back in time

Look for the Temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea, as your charter yacht makes its way towards the port of Piraeus and the city of Athens. Enjoy one last lunch aboard in the harbour, backdropped by fantastic scenery. After disembarkation, transfer to a hotel for a few days of exploring the city or head to the international airport for your flight home.

The Cyclades appeal to everyone, with white sand beaches, amazing views and great diving. And the season is one of the longest, starting in May and running to October.
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