SARONIC & ARGOLIC GULF
A round trip cruising in Saronic is an easy going itinerary suitable for “kids on board” but also for all kind of sailors seeking relaxing vacations combined with “things to see” and enjoy the very particular landscape of the area which is formed by the green pines and blue waters.
Aegina is a perfect holiday destination, especially for travelers who like not “polished” islands. One of the joys is for someone to experience local food and drink; there are no fast-food restaurants, only handmade and Mediterranean food at its best. There are several good sandy beaches on the island from which you can delight in the clean and crystal clear waters.
This tiny island, just 5 minutes from Aegina and about an hour from Piraeus, offers pine-studded landscapes, beautiful bays and hidden coves, pure nature for trekking and biking, and picturesque seaside tavernas – perfect for an alternative holiday.
You are in the Peloponnese, in the concave of the ancient theatre of Epidaurus. On the upper tier of the ancient theatre you’ll gaze, entranced, at the horizon. Peace, tranquility. You’ll understand immediately why the ancients chose this place to construct the most famous Asclepion, or holistic healing center. You’re in the most beautiful open-air, ancient theatre in the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is still a therapy for the body and soul.
Ermioni offers ideal holidays combining the peaceful atmosphere of an island with a lively fun. The sea that embraces the two sides of the town forms in the north the port which is a traditional trading center and in the south Mandrakia. In traditional taverns and cafes with fish nets around, the visitor can enjoy wine or ouzo with fresh seawater delicacies.
Hydra is a popular yachting destination, the absence of air pollution the natural beauties, tradition, amazing architecture and the hospitality of the inhabitants are some of the many reasons to visit. Hydra is an artist colony and a cosmopolitan Island which has attracted in the years many glamorous people
A vibrant city-museum with listed architecture and majestic Venetian castles crowning the town. Tile roofs, grey stone, grand homes and a blue-green sea. A stunning seaport town, consisting of fortresses, neoclassical buildings, old neighborhoods, wide sidewalks and large squares. It was the Venetians’ “Naples of the East” and the first capital of Greece.
Poros lies very close or the Peloponnese separated from it by a narrow channel. Poros town, built on rocky slopes, is attractive and the approach by sea one of the most beautiful in Greece. The beaches of Poros are known for their clean water, the most famous beach is the Love Bay, a scenic landscape with crystal waters surrounded by lush greenery.
Villas, mansions and luxury resorts surrounded by olive groves – simple and seductive pleasures. Beautiful beaches backed by the sun-kissed Mediterranean landscape, attractive summer villas and yacht marinas. The island of Spetses across the narrow straits, fresh fish and a lively nightlife are just a few highlights of Porto Heli.
Spetses is an attractive pine-clad Island secluded with hidden coves and sparkling clear water sea, beaches close to the waterfront with beautiful pine forest as backdrop. The island is particularly popular to the elite and nowadays there are plenty beautiful hotels and markets. Spetses is as close to the idyllic Hellenic picture as you can imagine.
Cyclades is a complex of islands in the middle of Aegean Sea western to the main continent land of Greece. It may be the most famous sailing area in the country. Distances are longer thus you have to narrow your itinerary, carefully selecting your route in order to visit the islands of higher interest.
Picturesque streets, fragrant gardens, unforgettable sunsets, describe Andros best. This island has a way to fascinate its visitors, without a doubt still retains its rich cultural tradition, offering the opportunity to visit several museums and foundations. Andros has a long and proud seafaring tradition. Every summer, it hosts numerous events that attract thousands of visitors.
Kea, also known as Gia, it is the Island of the Cyclades complex that is closest to Attica. It has exceptional beaches and one of the best system of walking paths and trails and features a number of cultural events in the summer. The restaurants on Kea are among the best in Greece.
Kythnos is a barren rocky island little touched by tourism. Numerous anchorages provide crystal clear water and good white sand beaches. The hot mineral springs in Lutra have been esteemed throughout history. Near Cape Kafalos are the ruins of a medieval citadel and town.
The island where the Venus de Milo was discovered, and one of the most impressive islands in the Cyclades. Volcanic rocks paint the beaches red, pink and orange. Sarakiniko and Kleftiko, with their white rock formations, emerald green waters and caves eroded by the sea, are steeped in stories of pirates. The catacombs, the exotic beaches, the multicolored Klima, Emborios and Mandrakia, with their quaint buildings cut into the cliffs and Plaka’s sunsets.
Mykonos is Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island! It is one of the most popular destinations all over the world that voted several times as one of the best summer holiday destinations. Satisfy your appetite for luxury and adventure in this cosmopolitan island that provides whatever you desire. Magnificent beaches with blue and turquoise waters and golden sands and an unforgettable nightlife.
Naxos Island is the largest island in Cyclades and it is one of the most beautiful among the Greek Islands. Long beaches, mediaeval towers, lush valleys and high mountains. Outstanding local products make it an unsung gastronome’s treasure trove. The best beaches in Naxos are mostly gathered on its western side, endless stretches of sandy beaches, fertile valleys and mountain villages offers so much to see.
Paros unrivalled natural beauty, beaches with crystal clear water, Byzantine footpaths connecting traditional villages and breathtaking landscapes, make Paros one of the best loved holiday destinations in Greece. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the small islet of Antiparos, lying Southwest of Paros, which can be reached from Pounda or Parikia.
Ios Island in Greece is a famous tourist destination, attracting visitors with its golden beaches and the characteristic Aegean architecture. It is a hilly island with cliffs down to the sea on most sides. Ios is well known as the party island with the lively atmosphere and the endless fun. It is also well known for its beautiful beaches, its charming traditional village (Chora) and its relaxed and easy going life style.
A 4.000-year-old history and the eternal rock continues to stand, strong and majestic, rising proudly from the sea and guarding well the secrets of Atlantis… All senses are magnified, a product of its many contrasts: black earth against whitewashed homes clinging to the cliffside, or wild volcanic sculptures against sleek Cycladic lines. Experience the sunset from Oia, when the fiery sun sinks into the Aegean, this sunset will forever have a place in your heart.
In the infinite charm of the Aegean Sea, in its unique way and beauty, enchanting the visitors at first sight. Untamed beauty that changes with the light. Blue or green, shallow or deep waters, sand or pebbles, shaded or not, blessed by a chapel or outfitted with a taverna. There are numerous amazing, exotic coves, underwater caves, tiny islets and crystal clear waters waiting for you to investigate them!
Sifnos is a hilly island. The west coast is barren and burnt rock, but on the east side on the island where most of the population live, it is greener and cultivated in places. The medieval village of Kastro is a delightful place. Today the beaches on the southeast coast are very popular.
Syros is found in the center of Cyclades. From the hill of Ano Syra the visitor can see all these islands and immediately will understand why Syros developed into the administrative, commercial, intellectual and cultural center of Cyclades. The combination of natural beauty and the hospitality of her residents is unique and it will make your vacations unforgettable.
Tinos attracting a large number of tourists, not only because of its grandiose church but also thanks to its diverse landscapes, wonderful beaches, historic moments and natural beauty. The island is considered center of culture, with sculpture and painting being developed and used even as part of the architecture. Tinos is ideal for relaxing family holidays.