Greece, one of the most populars destinies for chartering a yacht on summer
The most recommendable bays and beach clubs of Greece
Greece is one of the most popular destinations for chartering luxurious yachts during summer. Its geographic and historic wealth makes the Greek islands a very recommendable holiday destination. With more than 1000 islands forming the Greek ecosystem, it makes it difficult to choose an itinerary to enjoy with your yacht.
The best inlets for chartering in Greece
The turquoise water, a typical characteristic of the Greek coast, is a big attraction for visitors. If it is your first time in Greece, we will here recommend you the best islands and bays that are a must see during your stay:
-Santorini: This Island is an obligatory stop during your yacht charter. Formed by a volcanic explosion 3500 years ago, the charming blue and white houses on the top of the hill is one of the pictures that must be taken from your exclusive location.
At the same time, this volcanic eruption divided the island, creating a lot of small beautiful bays. The bay of Perissa for instance which is especially recommendable, as being one of the most cosmopolitan peace of the island. Nea Kameni (the island of the volcano), is another special place, this bay is accessible only by boat which makes it very exclusive and specific. Enjoy a volcanic swim and anchor your yacht to visit the top of the volcano.
-Milos: Recommended for cave lovers. The beach of Kleftiko is the ideal place for relaxing, sunbathing and swimming. Moreover, your tender allows you to enter in the fantastic caves situated on the bay, where you will be able to have a close look and discover them in details.
-Rodhes: Known for its historical perspective. The Colossus of Rhodes was a sculpture dedicated to Helios, the personification of the Sun, until an earthquake destroyed it. In fact, it is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Old World.
Although, Rhodes already has multiple inlets that are ideal for exploring with your yacht. From Stafyliá’s bay to Prasonisio’s headland there are a lot of inhabited sandy coasts like Glystra, Kiotari or Lahania. From Emborio’s port, you can already visit Calcio Island, which has beautiful beaches only accessible by boat / yacht.
From islands without cars, to the trendiest atmospheres
-Hydra: With the same name as the seven-headed monster of the Greek mythology, the specificity of this island is that driving cars or motorbikes is completely forbidden. Anchor your yacht in the amazing port, and enjoy the fantastic gastronomy of this Island, in Sunset Restaurant Hydra for example, without the usual disturbing noise of the engines and of course with minimal pollution in the air.
As well, you can organise a romantic dinner on board, with the beautiful exterior dining area available on your yacht, from where you will see the spectacular sunset of the island. Believed to be one of the most romantic places of Greek Island with Skinos in Ithaca.
-Mykonos: One of the most assorted of Greece and able to satisfy a wide range of necessities for visitors. Chartering a luxurious yacht will allow you to sail and anchor in the bay of Psarou, harbouring and exceptional maritime fauna. It is an ideal spot to take advantage of the snorkelling equipment to admiring the fabulous sea bottom.
Moreover, the island of Mykonos is not limited to one spectacular inlet. Evenings in Mykonos are ideal to go for shopping, for dinner in an exclusive restaurant like Phillipi or La Maison de Catherine, and of course enjoy the famous nightlife of the island.
-Spetses: One of the most exclusive islands of Greece, and very popular for sailors. This part belongs to Saronic Gulf, having a very different flora than the rest of the island with crystalline water and a lot of vegetation very close to the sea. The bay of Zogeria, enclosed by a fantastic pine forest, gives the perfect comfort and privacy to swim and practice aquatic sports like paddle surf, wakeboard or aquatic ski.
-Sporades Islands: One of the best advantages of chartering a luxurious yacht is the possibility to admire the marine population. Greek islands are the habitat of numerous dolphins and whales. In the Greek culture it is considered that Apollo and Poseidon, two of the biggest Gods of the Greek mythology, adored these animals. Therefore, they are very respected animals in Greece.
Besides having amazing inlets, Sporades Islands is the natural habitat of a lot of whales, marine turtles, dolphins and seals, if you are travelling with children they will be very happy to meet the inhabitants of this Island. As having a very exclusive and perfect location, you will be able to have a very close look at them from the top of your yacht or during a snorkeling excursion.
-Kithnos: The beach of Kolona, in Khitnos Island, is another very recommendable location during your charter. In this bay, a peaceful atmosphere is surfing over the place, and only one little sand layer connects the beach with another little island called Agios Loukas. Its crystalline water is ideal for snorkelling and doing scuba diving. The bay, also, has availabilities for barbecue that you will be able to enjoy on the cover of your yacht.
The most popular beach clubs in the Greek Islands
The amazing Greek bays, are offering numerous luxurious and exclusive beach clubs, where you can enjoy your favorite cocktails or relax on the beach front. If this sounds like a plan to you, we would like to recommend you the favourites and most popular ones, to enjoy a nice evening:
-Namos: Located in the bay of Psarou (Mykonos), Namos is one of the most exclusive beach clubs of all Greece. Usually frequented by Celebrities, models and sport stars. This place offers a relaxing beach front club with perfectly located sunbeds, an exquisite restaurant, a spa and the option for shisha smoking.
-Sundance Beach Bar: Rhodes Island can boast of having this beach club situated in Gennadi beach. It has a resident DJ, soul music, and of course sunbeds for a sunbath. It is known for hosting popular parties on Sunday’s evening to celebrate unders the astonishing sunset.
-Demilmar: One of the most popular beach clubs of Santorini is located in Perissa beach. It offers a new concept to enjoy the beach with comfort and luxury. Sip a cocktail or have a good meal in the restaurant of Demilmar, it is one of the biggest pleasures you will have in this place.
-Amanzoe: Greece has its private beach club. Very close to Porto Heli, this fantastic resort offers all the amenities at your disposal. Four pools with beach front sunbeds, makes this place in an ideal location for relaxing. Moreover they offer, Spa, gym, and an exquisite restaurant.
-Peligoni Club: Known as one of the best beach clubs of the Ionic Sea, Peligoni Club has a fantastic bar and restaurant with direct views on the sea. Pool and sunbeds, in addition of a stunning spa at your disposal for a relaxing afternoon on the beach.
The geographic, historic and climatic characteristics, combined to the luxury and comfort Greece has to offer, makes this destination an idyllic and wonderful place to enjoy your holidays. It is the ideal spot for chartering luxurious yachts to discover the islands the most exclusive way imaginable.