Your seven days catamaran cruise for €875,- pp sharing a cabin
With their cooler climate, abundant olive and cypress trees, and forested mountains, the Ionians (Τα Ιόνια Νησιά) are a lighter, greener variation on the Greek template. Venetian, French and British occupiers have all helped to shape the islands’ architecture, culture, and (excellent) cuisine, and contributed to the unique feel of Ionian life.
We will take you to a sailing Paradise with magical islands.
The Ionian Sea is a wonderful place for sailing, where you can relax and enjoy the healthy cuisine, find a mixture of fun, water sports, or immerse yourself in a land of myths and ancient history as you explore places that time forgot.
The wind will guide us to Lefkas, Meganissi, Kastos, Kalamos, Ithaca, Cephalonia we will sail you to the blue inlets, picturesque ports of these Islands.
Lefkas, also known as Lefkada on the west coast of Greece retains an authentic Greek charm. A lush, green island with an amazing landscape, beautiful beaches, and paradise-like turquoise waters. The island is surrounded by many stunning satellite islands which can be explored by yacht. The capital of Lefkas is beautiful and vibrant with a central square, pedestrianized little streets, old churches and many shops, cafe bars and restaurants to explore. The village of Vassiliki is framed by mountains and a sapphire sea. With waterfront tavernas, cafes and shops around the harbor Vasiliki are one of the best windsurfing destinations in Europe. Sivota is a large sheltered natural bay with tavernas and cafes on the quayside. There are some beautiful bays and anchorages to the east and south of Lefkas.
The beautiful Ionian Island of Meganissi offers complete relaxation in a typically Greek atmosphere. Although it is small enough to explore in a day, there is plenty on the island to keep you entertained. The enclosed anchorages on the east side which are great for snorkeling, the ‘capital’ Vathi with its excellent fish tavernas and café culture, and the breathtakingly beautiful Spartakhori on top of the island offering beautiful views and a sleepy charm. Recently voted one of Europe’s 18 best secret islands in the Telegraph’s Travel section!
The tiny island of Kastos has numerous anchorages with sandy beaches and rocky areas to explore with your snorkel. This stunningly beautiful island has a tiny population of around 200 people with quaint stone houses, and the surrounding water is crystal clear. In the evening the quiet, pretty harbor has fresh locally caught fish in the tavernas. Stunning panoramic views of the Ionian Sea can be enjoyed from the windmill tower which has been restored to a lovely cafe bar.
Sitting in George’s taverna by the beach drinking a cold beer and watching the sun go down over the Ionian sea is one of the quintessential Greek sailing holiday experiences. The main village of Kalamos is a sleepy harbor with a couple of shops and cafes which are all stocked by the ferry which visits daily from the mainland. Port Leone on the south of the island is a must see Anchorage, the long since abandoned village offers a fascinating glimpse into the past.
The home of the legendary Greek hero Odysseus, Ithaca is the jewel in the crown of the Ionian islands and a place where you can feel the ancient myths come alive. From the charming fishing village of Frikes on the North of the island through the chic, picture postcard beauty of Kioni to the bustling capital Vathi, each harbor offers something a bit different. There are numerous stunning anchorages on the island including Polis bay which is reputed to be the site of Odysseus’s farm. In the center of the island, the village of Stavros offers a glimpse of the traditional Greeks island way of life. Only accessible by boat, Ithaca is an unforgettable and magical place.
The largest of the Ionian islands, Kefalonia was made famous by the book and film ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin,’ it has always been a key holiday destination, and now in the summer, the island is bustling with visitors from many countries. With pretty, colorful buildings and several stunning beaches, it is easy to see how the place became so popular. For visiting yachts perhaps, the unique places to explore are the numerous caves in the anchorages along the east side of the island.
Your beautiful floating home for a week
This trip we sail with Pluto, a luxury catamaran Nautitech 47. It is one of the most beautiful catamarans on the market. The most impressive characteristic is undoubtedly the partly open saloon, the U-shaped galley and the fantastic panoramic view which provides a feeling of openness. The detailed design of the interior makes groups of families or friends feel right at home. Pluto offers unforgettable catamaran holidays in Greece.
Pluto provides four double guest cabins and two single cabins. The interior was completely refitted in 2014.
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Your captain and crew are ready to assist so that you will get the most enjoyment out of the pleasures the sailing and the islands have to offer.