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Greek island-hopping aboard a luxury motor yacht or aboard a luxury crewed catamaran creates unique, life-lasting memories for you and your loved ones! Do not wait, organize your Greek island-hopping now. Next summer is not far and if you wish to have a great, quality boat for your yacht charter in Greece, it is wise to start your planning much in advance!

The Greek islands are a safe place to be, they are beautiful and unique. The nature, the surroundings, the blue sky and bright sun, the sand beaches and the hospitable people… invite you to experience new possibilities! While Cruising the Greek islands you discover all sorts of hidden nature treasures every day! Every small islet has an interesting history behind… the Greek people are ready to communicate the history and legends to visitors… it is fascinating how you can learn new things every day,  and how you discover the old Greek traditions through the locals and  how you can enjoy every single moment of your sailing holidays!

There are several regions for your island-hopping in Greece, such:

Saronic Gulf Islands

The Saronic Gulf archipelago. It is a very nice cruising ground, usually with very calm waters, a protected area. The most interesting places you can see in the Saronic Gulf are Poros Island, Hydra, Spetses, Epidauvros, Nauplio, and Aegina. The distances in between the islands are usually short and pleasant to cover. A lot of people that have children aboard their Greece Boat Charter, they choose the Saronic Gulf for their holidays due to the calm waters and proximity to Athens.

Cyclades Islands

The Cyclades group of islands are located to the east of the mainland. They are comprised of small islands well known worldwide. The most famous islands in the Cyclades for Greek island hopping are Santorini, Mykonos, Ios, Naxos, Paros, Siros and others. They all have some similar characteristics, but they are also distinguished and each one of them has its own beauty and history.

Dodecanese Islands

The Dodecanese group of islands located to the south-east side of the mainland. Rhodes is very famous, Kos, Patmos, Astypalaia, Kalimnos, Karpathos are also interesting islands for someone to visit. They all have ancient sights, museums, great scenery, delicious local cuisine and beautiful beaches.

Ionian Island

The Ionian Islands are the jewels of Greece. They are located to the west side of the mainland and they have their own characteristics. Venetian style buildings on the island of Corfu, amazing beaches, historical sites, forest with pine trees, turquoise waters and sandy or pebble beaches…Some of them are awarded as the best beaches of the whole world! Other islands that belong to this group are Lefkas, Ithaca, Kephalonia. All extremely beautiful!Sporades Islands

The Sporades group of islands are situated east of Evia peninsula. Famous now after the release of the movie “Mamma Mia”. They receive a lot of tourists every year. The waters here are extremely clean, crystal clear! Some of the Sporades islands are Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, and Skiros.

Crete Islands

Finally, the Greek island of Crete is located in the Southern part of Greece. Crete is the largest Greek island and has a great history, amazing villages and towns to visit, unbelievable mountains and landscape and beautiful beaches. Visit Knossos, Chania, Heraklion, Elounda, Loutra, Agios Nicolaos, Falassarna. The Cretan cuisine is the healthiest and most delicious cuisines all over the world!

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